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Jitin Prasada meets CM Yogi Adityanath in his first to UP after joining BJP

Lucknow/IBNS: Former Congress leader and Union minister in the erstwhile UPA government Jitin Prasada met UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow on Saturday.

Former aide to PM Modi made Uttar Pradesh BJP's Vice President

Lucknow/IBNS: Former bureaucrat AK Sharma, who was among the close aides to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been made the Vice President of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh.

Assam Congress MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi quits party, to join BJP on June 21

Guwahati: Four-time Congress MLA of Assam’s Mariani constituency Rupjyoti Kurmi on Friday resigned from the party and all set to join the BJP on June 21.

Trouble for Tripura BJP as 15,000 supporters joined TMC in one and half months

Agartala/UNI: Taking the large-scale dissidence in Tripura BJP against Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, Trinamool Congress (TMC) has been expanding its footprint across Tripura every day since Mamata Banerjee-led government came to power last month in neighbouring state West Bengal.

Bengal: Suvendu Adhikari seeks Mukul Roy's disqualification as MLA, files petition with Assembly Speaker

Kolkata/IBNS: The opposition leader of West Bengal, Suvendu Adhikari, on Friday filed a petition with Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee seeking disqualification of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Mukul Roy, who crossed over to the Trinamool Congress (TMC) after the polls.

People trying to divide Bengal will see strength of our unity: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday referred to the "strength" of her state's "unity" which she said would deal with the divisionary powers.

Uttar Pradesh: Rebel BSP MLAs reluctant to join SP at this juncture

Lucknow/UNI: The rebel Uttar Pradesh BSP MLAs who met Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday are in a dilemma over joining the new party at this moment.

'Congress Toolkit' case: Delhi Police quizzed Twitter India head in late May, say reports

New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi Police had on May 31 questioned Twitter India's Managing Director Manish Maheshwari in connection with the alleged "Congress toolkit", media reports said.

BJP's BL Santosh arrives in Tripura to prevent exodus to TMC

Agartala/UNI: Amid speculation over a large-scale exodus from ruling BJP in Tripura to Trinamool Congress, a team of four central BJP leaders, led by National General Secretary (Organisation) B L Santosh, arrived here today on a two-day visit.

After Bengal win, TMC aims to oust BJP-led govt in Tripura

Agartala/UNI: With the re-entry of veteran leader Mukul Roy to the Trinamool Congress (TMC), the ongoing crisis of the ruling BJP in Tripura has deepened further.

Bengal gang rape survivors narrate harrowing tales of rape, violence to Supreme Court seeking SIT/CBI probe in all cases of post-poll brutality

New Delhi/IBNS: Two women, who were gangraped by alleged TMC members during the post poll violence in West Bengal in May, have related their harrowing tales to the Supreme Court and sought SIT probe in all cases of violence and police inaction, after it entertained the pleas of two BJP workers, murdered by alleged activists of Bengal's ruling party during the same period, according to media reports.

Is Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit Mukherjee joining TMC? Speculations gain pace

Kolkata/IBNS: Suspense grows over political alignment of former President late Pranab Mukherjee's son and Congress leader Abhijit Mukherjee over his recent tweet which has now been deleted.

Mamata welcomes back Mukul Roy to TMC, shuts door for pre-poll turncoats

Kolkata/IBNS: In a political development which has left the saffron party off-guard, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday welcomed back her former lieutenant and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national vice president Mukul Roy and her son Subhrangshu Roy to her Trinamool Congress (TMC).

Yogi Adityanath meets PM Modi amid speculations over change in UP face

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid speculations over a change in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s face in Uttar Pradesh, state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Friday.

West Bengal: Mukul Roy, son Subhrangshu set to rejoin Mamata's TMC

Kolkata/IBNS: In a massive setback to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), its national vice president Mukul Roy is set to rejoin West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Friday.