Kolkata/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national vice president Dilip Ghosh on Thursday said precautionary measures should have been taken without depending solely on police after three people were killed at an event organised by West Bengal Leader of Opposition (LoP) Suvendu Adhikari in Asansol a day ago.
Kolkata/IBNS: In a potentially controversial statement, West Bengal Leader of Opposition (LoP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Suvendu Adhikari indirectly took a jibe at his party colleague Dilip Ghosh from a south Kolkata rally, which was held against the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government on Monday.
Kolkata/IBNS: In a startling political scene in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday met the Leader of Opposition from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and her staunch critic, Suvendu Adhikari, at her chamber in the state assembly.
Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Assembly Leader of the Opposition (LoP) Suvendu Adhikari on Wednesday boycotted the swearing-in-ceremony of new Governor C V Ananda Bose on the ground that his allocated seat at Raj Bhavan was in between two legislators, who won on BJP tickets and switched over to ruling Trinamool Congress.
Kolkata/IBNS: After West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow cricket great Sourav Ganguly to contest the ICC elections, Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari countered her by demanding the appointment of the outgoing BCCI president as the state's brand ambassador.
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.