Kolkata/IBNS/UNI: Former Bengal Congress leader Koustav Bagchi joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday in the presence of party's state President Sukanta Majumdar and leader of the Opposition Suvendu Adhikari.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court Wednesday granted permission to the Leader of the Opposition in the West Bengal Assembly Suvendu Adhikari to visit Sandeshkhali on Thursday.
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann on Wednesday accused BJP leaders of questioning a Sikh police officer's patriotism in West Bengal and demanded an apology from the saffron party.
Kolkata/IBNS: Upholding its single-bench order, the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday allowed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs Suvendu Adhikari and Shankar Ghosh to visit violence-hit Sandeshkhali in West Bengal after they were stopped by police in Dhamakhali in the morning.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Leader of Opposition and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Suvendu Adhikari was stopped from entering Sandeshkhali for the third time despite the Calcutta High Court order in his favour.
Kolkata/IBNS: A six-member Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) team comprising Leader of Opposition and MLA Suvendu Adhikari are heading to West Bengal's Sandeshkhali, where women have alleged to have been sexually harassed by local Trinamool Congress leaders.
Kolkata/IBNS/UNI: The Calcutta High Court on Monday said that West Bengal Leader of the Opposition and BJP MLA Suvendu Adhikari could visit areas of Sandeshkhali where prohibitory orders Section 144 CrPC has not been extended.
Kolkata: After a sit-in-dharna outside the West Bengal Assembly against the suspension of five BJP MLAs, Opposition leader Suvendu Adhikari on Thursday left for Sandeshkhali, the trouble-torn area of North 24 Parganas.
BJP's West Bengal unit president Sukanta Majumdar was on Wednesday admitted to a hospital after sustaining injury following a fall from a car bonnet while addressing a protest march at Taki ( North 24 Parganas) on Sandeshkhali issue, official sources said.
Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari and five other BJP MLAs were suspended for the remaining budget session of the West Bengal Assembly on Monday by Speaker Biman Bandyopadhyay, official sources said.
Kolkata: West Bengal Opposition leader Suvendu Adhikari on Saturday sought Governor C V Ananda Bose's intervention into the volatile situation at Sandeshkhali in South 24 Parganas district and served a 24-hour ultimatum, saying if the internet services were not restored and Section 144 of CrPC not withdrawn, the BJP workers would hold a protest march on Monday.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday allowed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to hold her already announced all-faith rally on January 22, rejecting the plea filed by Leader of Opposition and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Suvendu Adhikari.
Kolkata/IBNS/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will skip the mass recitation of the Bhagavad Gita at the Brigade Parade ground in Kolkata on Sunday due to other preoccupations, West Bengal Leader of the Opposition Suvendu Adhikari said on Wednesday.
Kolkata/UNI: Reacting to the arrest of West Bengal Forest Minister Jyotipriya Mallick, state Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari on Friday demanded a probe into the role of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the alleged ration distribution scam.
Kolkata/IBNS: Leader of Opposition in the West Bengal Legislative Assembly Suvendu Adhikari Thursday led a legislative party delegation to Governor C V Ananda Bose to submit a memorandum against the alleged "devious attempt" made by the state government to "distort the history", which led to the formation of the eastern state on June 20, 1947.