Kolkata: Clashes between the police and BJP workers broke out and leader of the opposition Suvendu Adhikari was detained as the saffron party activists began their March to Nabanna (the state secretariat) on Tuesday in protest against rampant "corruption" of the state's ruling Trinamool Congress.
New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah Tuesday said the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) that will provide citizenship to illegal Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, and Parsi migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan, will be implemented once the precautionary vaccination drive for Covid-19 is over, media reports said.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Wednesday wrote to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asking the CM to withdraw her "jihad against the BJP" remark.
Kolkata/IBNS: The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s youth wing Monday held a sit-in protest here demanding the arrest of Leader of Opposition and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Suvendu Adhikari by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam case.
Kolkata: A leader of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress (TMC), who unsuccessfully contested the West Bengal assembly polls in 2021, has turned out to be a Bangladeshi national after a court hearing on Friday, media reports said.
Kolkata/IBNS: A delegation of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs, led by Leader of Opposition (LoP) Suvendu Adhikari, will visit the Bogtui village of Rampurhat in the Birbhum district of West Bengal, where at least 10 people were burnt alive following the death of a local Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader.
Kolkata/IBNS: Within a year after emerging as the only legitimate opposition party in West Bengal, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday turned out as the biggest casualty in the violence-marred Sunday civic polls, losing its stronghold Darjeeling, failing to wrest power in its key leader Suvendu Adhikari's bastion Contai and state president Sukanta Majumdar's Balurghat.
New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to interfere with the order of a Division Bench of the Calcutta High Court refusing to entertain a petition against a single judge decision staying criminal proceedings initiated against BJP MLA and Leader of the Opposition in West Bengal, Suvendu Adhikari.
Kolkata: BJP strongman and Leader of the Opposition in the West Bengal Legislative Assembly Suvendu Adhikari on Friday congratulated Australian team over the victory against Pakistan in the semi-final against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup match.
Nandigram/UNI: Suvendu Adhikari on Friday led a peaceful protest march in Nandigram to condemn the vandalism on the temples and murderous attacks on the Hindu minority people in Bangladesh, saying the criminal happenings across the border were a wake up call in West Bengal.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court on Monday granted a protection from arrest to the West Bengal Leader of the Opposition (LoP), Suvendu Adhikari, in connection with five cases against him which are currently under investigation.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Leader of the Opposition (LoP) Suvendu Adhikari on Monday skipped state Criminal Investigation Department (CID)'s summon in connection with the mysterious death of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA's security personnel Suvabrata Chakraborty, officials said.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Saturday summoned BJP's Leader of the Opposition (LoP) Suvendu Adhikari in connection with the probe into the mysterious death of Adhikari's security personnel Suvabrata Chakraborty, officials said.
Kolkata/IBNS: A day after West Bengal's Leader of the Opposition (LoP), Suvendu Adhikari, had claimed that he had all the details of phone calls made by TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee to senior cops, state police on Tuesday registered a suo moto FIR against Adhikari, officials said.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court will hear West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's plea challenging the poll results in Nandigram, where she has lost to rival from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Suvendu Adhikari, next on Aug 12.