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Dilip Ghosh blames BJP's state unit over Bengal performance, prompts flak from within

Kolkata/IBNS: The second successive setback for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in West Bengal has exposed cracks within the state unit, with former state president Dilip Ghosh hitting out at the local leadership and pointing out flaws in the manner the campaign was carried out.

I will take revenge: Mamata Banerjee recounting her 'Nandigram defeat'

Kolkata/IBNS: Despite the Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s landslide victory in the 2021 assembly elections, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was defeated by BJP's Suvendu Adhikari by close to 2,000 votes.

'AI-generated': BJP leader claims after 'sting video' shows him claiming no rapes in Sandeshkhali

Kolkata/IBNS: The political scenario in West Bengal has been thrown into major turmoil with a purported video showing a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader admitting that no rapes or sexual harassment had taken place in Sandeshkhali and women were convinced to file such complaints at the directions of Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari.

Death toll in Kolkata's under-construction illegal building collapse rises to 9

Kolkata/IBNS/UNI: The death toll in the "illegal" under-construction five-storied building collapse at the thickly populated Garden Reach area in Kolkata rose to 9 so far, even as the rescue operations were underway using floodlights, official sources said on Monday.

Former Bengal Congress leader Koustav Bagchi joins BJP

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.

Calcutta HC grants permission to Suvendu Adhikari to visit Sandeshkhali tomorrow

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 CM Bhagwant Singh Mann demands BJP's apology after leader allegedly calls IPS Officer in West Bengal 'Khalistani'

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.

After police stop, Calcutta HC allows BJP MLAs Suvendu Adhikari, Shankar Ghosh to visit Sandeshkhali

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.

BJP's Suvendu Adhikari stopped from entering Sandeshkhali despite court order

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.

Bengal: Suvendu Adhikari, five other BJP leaders head to violence-hit Sandeshkhali

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.

Calcutta HC allows BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari to visit Sandeshkhali

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.

West Bengal: Suvendu Adhikari heads towards trouble-torn Sandeshkhali

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.

Bengal BJP president Sukanta Majumdar hospitalised after sustaining injury during a protest march

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.

Suvendu Adhikari, five other BJP MLAs suspended from West Bengal Assembly

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.

BJP's Suvendu Adhikari seeks West Bengal Governor's intervention to restore peace in Sandeshkhali

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.