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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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TMC worker shot dead, journalists attacked in Bengal Panchayat polls

TMC worker shot dead, journalists attacked in Bengal Panchayat polls

TMC worker shot dead, journalists attacked in Bengal Panchayat polls As many as 38,529 seats across West Bengal are up for contest today as the voters exercise their franchise in the West Bengal Panchayat Election. The polls area the last major elections in the state before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Political parties are viewing today’s poll as a warm up match ahead of the 2019 general elections. The state has witnessed several incidents of political clashes and violence over the past few weeks. After about 34 per cent of the seats were won by the Trinamool Congress, the Supreme ...

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BJP is India’s richest party, Congress ranks second, says report

The value of declared assets of BJP has increased to Rs 893.88 crore in 2015-16 from Rs 122.93 crore in 2004-05 while that of Congress, it has risen to Rs 758.79 crore from Rs 167.35 crore, according to the NGOs Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Election Watch. The value of assets of Trinamool Congress has seen a jump to Rs 44.99 crore during this 11-year from Rs 0.25 crore period, according to the figures released by ADR and Election Watch at a press conference, quoting declarations by the parties before the Election Commission. The total value of assets of ...

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Senior Trinamool Congress MP Mukul Roy quits Mamata Banerjee’s party

Senior Trinamool Congress leader and Member of Parliament Mukul Roy quit the party on Monday, fuelling speculation that he might join the BJP. Roy also said he was leaving the party “with a heavy heart”, since he no longer held a post in the party. The once-trusted lieutenant, Roy was sidelined by Mamata Banerjee recently and stripped of all posts. He was removed as the party’s vice president and also thrown out of two parliamentary panels. The difference between Roy and Mamata grew after Roy was grilled by the CBI in the multi-crore Sharada chit fund scam. The party leadership ...

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