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Bengal Polls 2021: BJP pits Suvendu Adhikari against Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram

New Delhi/IBNS: Ending all speculations, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday pitted Trinamool Congress-turned saffron leader Suvendu Adhikari against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the much-talked Nandigram seat for the upcoming state polls.

West Bengal: Clash erupts between TMC, BJP workers in Khejuri hours before Suvendu Adhikari's rally

Kolkata/IBNS: Several BJP workers were injured in a clash with Trinamool Congress (TMC) activists at Khejuri in East Medinipur district of West Bengal on Tuesday afternoon, hours before TMC-turned-BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari's rally, reports said.

Masterstroke or nervousness? Mamata Banerjee's surprising Nandigram candidature stuns all

Kolkata/IBNS: Almost catching the Opposition off-guard on Monday afternoon, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took the reign of her party Trinamool Congress' fight against one of her former trusted soldiers Suvendu Adhikari, who is now a saffron leader, in Nandigram, setting the tone of the 2021 summer West Bengal polls.

'Will defeat Mamata in Nandigram by 50,000 votes or quit politics': Suvendu Adhikari after Bengal CM announces candidature

Kolkata/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari on Monday said he would defeat Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram by 50,000 votes or quit politics, hours after the West Bengal Chief Minister surprised all by announcing her candidature for the 2021 assembly polls.

Kolkata: Suvendu Adhikari's mega roadshow 'attacked' allegedly by TMC workers

Kolkata/IBNS: Hours after Trinamool Congress (AITC) supremo Mamata Banerjee announced to contest from rebel Suvendu Adhikari's "home-turf" Nandigram constituency in the upcoming Bengal assembly election, an Adhikari-led BJP roadshow in southern Kolkata was attacked allegedly by TMC activists on Monday evening, reports said.

Mamata Banerjee to contest 2021 Bengal polls from Nandigram

Kolkata/IBNS: In what could lead to a face-to-face fight with the Adhikari family, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced she would contest from the Nandigram constituency, which is still relevant in the state politics.

BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari to hold roadshow in Mamata Banerjee's den South Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari will hold a roadshow in the backyard of his former party's chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's backyard, south Kolkata.

West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee to hold rally in Nandigram today

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will on Monday hold a rally in Nandigram, for the first time since the exit of her former lieutenant Suvendu Adhikari from the ruling Trinamool Congress.

Trinamool Congress MP Sisir Adhikari loses another post after Suvendu turned BJP

Kolkata/IBNS: Veteran Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha MP Sisir Adhikari was removed as the party president in district Purba Medinipur, after a tectonic political shift occurred in the Adhikari family late last year.

Mamata Banerjee cancels Nandigram rally as main organiser Akhil Giri tests Covid-19 positive

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's rally, which was scheduled to be held on Jan 7 in Nandigram, has been cancelled as the ruling Trinamool Congress' chief organiser in the constituency, Akhil Giri, has tested Covid-19 positive.

'Trinamool Congress now a private company': BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari

Kolkata/IBNS: Barely a few days after quitting the Trinamool Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari on Saturday called the ruling party of West Bengal a "private company" with no discipline.

Bengal: Day ahead of Suvendu Adhikari's rally, Trinamool Congress shows strength in Kanthi

Kolkata/IBNS: The ruling Trinamool Congress, spearheaded by two of its senior leaders, on Wednesday showed its strength in West Bengal's Kanthi, where its former MLA Suvendu Adhikari will hold a counter rally as a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) man the next day.

Mamata Banerjee's former close aide Suvendu Adhikari joins BJP in Amit Shah's presence, Trinamool poses undeterred

Kolkata/IBNS: After Mukul Roy and Sovan Chatterjee, former Nandigram MLA Suvendu Adhikari is the third close aide of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to become a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) man, triggering speculations over the kind of adverse effect he would cause to the ruling Trinamool Congress.

'Give us 5 years, we will turn Bengal into Sonar Bangla': Amit Shah

Kolkata/IBNS: Union Home Minister Amit Shah, buoyant by the apparent massive joining in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) including heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari, on Saturday once again urged the voters of the state to give the saffron party one chance to turn West Bengal into "Sonar Bangla".

WB: North Kanthi MLA Banasri Maitry quits Trinamool Congress

Kolkata/IBNS: In continuation with the trend of rebel leaders quitting the Trinamool Congress (TMC) party in West Bengal ahead of Assembly elections next year, North Kanthi MLA Banasri Maity on Friday resigned from the primary membership of the party.