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Relief for Mamata Banerjee: SC says no repoll in uncontested local body seats

Relief for Mamata Banerjee: SC says no repoll in uncontested local body seats

Relief for Mamata Banerjee: SC says no repoll in uncontested local body seats In a major relief for Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress, the Supreme Court on Friday ruled that there would be no re-election for the uncontested seats of West Bengal Panchayat poll that the ruling party won in May. Trinamool Congress won 20,178 of 58,692 panchayat seats without contest. The opposition alleged of violence, terror tactics by the ruling party and said their candidates could not file nominations to contest those seats because of Trinamool Congress’s bullying. The plea was filed by BJP, CPI(M) in the Supreme Court seeking ...

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1 dead, 5 injured in blast at Trinamool Congress office in Bengal’s Midnapore

1 dead, 5 injured in blast at Trinamool Congress office in Bengal’s Midnapore

1 dead, 5 injured in blast at Trinamool Congress office in Bengal’s Midnapore One Trinamool Congress worker died and five others were injured in a blast at Mamata Banerjee’s party office in Makarampur of West Midnapore district on Thursday.A police team is present at the spot.

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Ahead of Amit Shah’s Kolkata rally, ‘BJP go back’ posters crop up in city

Ahead of Amit Shah's Kolkata rally, 'BJP go back' posters crop up in city

Ahead of Amit Shah’s Kolkata rally, ‘BJP go back’ posters crop up in city A day before BJP president Amit Shah’s visit to Kolkata, posters asking “BJP to leave Bengal” were seen put up in and around his rally venue at Mayo Road, in the central part of the city where he is scheduled to address 200,000 party workers. West Bengal wing of the BJP alleged that the placards with messages – “BJP, leave Bengal” and “anti-Bengal BJP go back” – were put up by the ruling Trinamool Congress led by Mamata Banerjee. “This shows that the TMC is afraid ...

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Ahead of Amit Shah’s Kolkata rally, ‘BJP go back’ posters crop up in city

Ahead of Amit Shah's Kolkata rally, 'BJP go back' posters crop up in city

Ahead of Amit Shah’s Kolkata rally, ‘BJP go back’ posters crop up in city A day before BJP president Amit Shah’s visit to Kolkata, posters asking “BJP to leave Bengal” were seen put up in and around his rally venue at Mayo Road, in the central part of the city where he is scheduled to address 200,000 party workers. West Bengal wing of the BJP alleged that the placards with messages – “BJP, leave Bengal” and “anti-Bengal BJP go back” – were put up by the ruling Trinamool Congress led by Mamata Banerjee. “This shows that the TMC is afraid ...

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After overnight detention, jostling at Silchar airport, TMC team flies out

After overnight detention, jostling at Silchar airport, TMC team flies out

After overnight detention, jostling at Silchar airport, TMC team flies out Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress lawmakers spent Thursday night at Assam’s Silchar airport, after they were formally arrested earlier in the evening. Six Trinamool Congress (TMC) parliamentarians and two party legislators were detained at the Silchar airport after they had gone to Assam to campaign against the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) list. Political storm triggered soon after Assam had released the draft NRC in the state on Monday. On Friday morning, six of the eight lawmakers took a flight back to Kolkata. The other two members are expected ...

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Uproar in RS after Amit Shah says Cong didn’t have courage to implement NRC

Uproar in RS after Amit Shah says Cong didn't have courage to implement NRC

Uproar in RS after Amit Shah says Cong didn’t have courage to implement NRC Parliament today witnessed uproar after angry opposition protested in both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha over a draft citizens’ list in Assam that left out over 40 lakh people. Out of the 3.29 crore applicants, 2.89 crore have been found eligible for inclusion in the complete draft of National Register of Citizens or NRC, that was released in Guwahati on Monday. This meant that the names of 40.07 lakh have been left out. Minutes after the proceeding started in the Rajya Sabha, the House was adjourned ...

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Another BJP worker found hanging in West Bengal, CID to probe death

Another BJP worker found hanging in West Bengal, CID to probe death

Another BJP worker found hanging in West Bengal, CID to probe death The body of a BJP worker was found hanging from an electric pole in the Purulia district of West Bengal. 32-year-old Dulal Kumar, who went missing on Friday, was found hanging by a pole in Dabha village of Purulia’s Balarampur. BJP alleged that the ruling-Trinamool Congress was behind the incident. West Bengal Police said the investigation of Dulal’s murder has been handed over to Crime Investigation Department (CID). Taking to Twitter, BJP National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya said that Dulal’s murder is quite similar to the lines with ...

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Kumaraswamy swearing-in ceremony today to be a show of opposition unity

Kumaraswamy swearing-in ceremony today to be a show of opposition unity

Kumaraswamy swearing-in ceremony today to be a show of opposition unity A JD(S)-Congress coalition government headed by H D Kumaraswamy will be sworn-in today in Karnataka at a ceremony attended by a galaxy of opposition leaders and chief ministers, a development that could plant a seed for a broad-based anti-BJP platform before the Lok Sabha polls next year. Karnataka Congress president G Parameshwara will be sworn-in as the deputy chief minister.Congress’s Ramesh Kumar, a former minister, will be the next Assembly speaker, while the deputy speaker’s post will go to the JD(S). The Congress would have 22 ministers and JD(S) ...

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Trinamool Congress hits back at PM Modi’s ‘murder of democracy in Bengal’ remark

Trinamool Congress hits back at PM Modi's 'murder of democracy in Bengal' remark

Trinamool Congress hits back at PM Modi’s ‘murder of democracy in Bengal’ remark Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday touched heavily upon the violence created by the ruling Trinamool Congress during the West Bengal panchayat polls, saying democracy was “murdered” for narrow political interests. “People weren’t allowed to file nominations. It isn’t only BJP people who suffered. People from all the leading parties except the one that rules Bengal suffered. This is serious. A land as great as West Bengal has to see such sights, it is unfortunate,” the Prime Minister said, adding that such malpractices are worrying in a ...

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Karnataka poll results would have been different had Cong gone with JD(S): Trinamool

Karnataka poll results would have been different had Cong gone with JD(S): Trinamool Had the Congress formed an alliance with the Janata Dal (Secular) before the Karnataka Assembly election, the poll outcome would have been “very different”, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee told on Tuesday. “Congratulations to the winners of Karnataka polls. Those who lost, fight back,” the Trinamool Congress supremo tweeted. According to the latest trends, the BJP is leading in 113 constituencies, the number required for a simple majority in the Assembly. “If Congress had gone into an alliance with JD (S), the results would have been ...

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