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Nadda to launch new campaign on farm laws during Bengal visit – india news

Bharatiya Janata Party president JP Nadda will visit West Bengal on Saturday to launch the party’s ‘Ek Muthi Chawal’ campaign to dispel the opposition’s allegations that the ruling party at the Centre is anti-farmers, a functionary familiar with the matter said. Nadda will also lead the party’s door-to-door canvassing ahead of the West Bengal assembly elections scheduled to take place ...

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Uttar Pradesh deputy CM Keshav Maurya tours Bengal, next up Yogi Adityanath – india news

Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, on his second visit in two weeks’ time to West Bengal, engaged with Matuas, a Dalit refugee group with origins in Bangladesh and whose influence is spread over 50 assembly seats in the state. Maurya, an OBC leader, not only connected with Matuas, but also spoke of the alleged neglect of Bangladeshi ...

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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee wishes Sourav Ganguly speedy recovery after he suffers ‘a mild cardiac arrest’ – cricket

Former Indian cricket captain and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly was on Saturday admitted to a private hospital in Kolkata after he complained of chest pain. While reports of him suffering a heart attack has been doing the rounds, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s official twitter handle confirmed a ‘mild cardiac arrest’, as she wished the Indian cricket great a ...

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Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Anustup Majumdar to lead Bengal, Shami’s younger brother gets call-up – cricket

Veteran batsman Anustup Majumdar was named Bengal captain for the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament, replacing Abhimanyu Easwaran. Shreevats Goswami will be Majumdar’s deputy in the squad that also has Mohammed Shami’s younger brother, seam bowling all-rounder Mohammed Kaif. Majumdar was rewarded with the captaincy for his stupendous show in the last season where he literally single-handedly carried ...

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Bengal assembly polls: Abhishek and Suvendu trade barbs as poll battle heats up – india news

Kolkata: Youth Trinamool Congress president Abhishek Banerjee, Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s nephew, on Sunday accused former minister Suvendu Adhikari, who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on December 19, of being “corrupt and spineless” and faced a counter-attack in less than an hour as the political slugfest in the poll-bound state intensified. Narrowing the political battle between the ruling ...

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‘Only farmers of Bengal deprived of central benefits’: PM Modi’s sharp attack on Mamata Banerjee – india news

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched a sharp attack on Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal and said the state was deprived of the benefits of the Centre’s schemes because its leaders were busy in furthering their own political ideology in name of farmers’ protest. “Today, more than Rs18,000 crores have been directly deposited in the accounts ...

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Bengal BJP leader sends divorce notice to wife who joined TMC – india news

Kolkata: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentarian Saumitra Khan on Tuesday sent a divorce notice to his wife Sujata Mondol Khan, a day after she joined the ruling Trinamool Congress. The legal notice for “mutual divorce under section 13(B) of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955” said that the couple were not in cordial terms and had been living separately for the ...

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Prashant Kishor spotlights BJP’s ‘struggle’ in Bengal polls, party reacts – india news

Election strategist Prashant Kishor on Monday threw a challenge at the BJP after its acquisition of Trinamool leaders during Amit Shah’s two-day visit to the state over the weekend. Kishor, roped in last year by Mamata Banerjee for her Bengal campaign, said the BJP will “struggle to cross double digits” and promised to quit this “space” if the party did ...

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The BJP’s Bengal offensive | HT Editorial – editorials

With home minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s second most powerful leader and organiser par excellence, Amit Shah, visiting West Bengal over the weekend, the battle for the state has truly begun. Elections are scheduled for early summer next year. This is the one eastern state where the BJP was unable to make deep inroads till 2019. This is despite ...

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10 MLAs join BJP at Amit Shah’s Bengal rally – india news

Seven sitting legislators of the Trinamool Congress (TMC), including prominent leader Suvendu Adhikari, and three others from the Left and the Congress on Saturday afternoon joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of Union home minister Amit Shah at a rally in Midnapore town of West Bengal’s West Midnapore district. The assembly polls in the state are due ...

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