Bharatiya Janata Party Bjp
North East  /  Published 08.05.21

Sarma, Sonowal meet BJP top brass in Delhi

Amid speculation over the next chief minister of Assam, BJP leaders from the state Himanta Biswa Sarma and Sarbananda Sonawal separately met party president J P Nadda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.05.21

TMC worker hit with gun’s butt, BJP blamed

Fresh violence erupted on Friday in Raiganj, the district headquarters of North Dinajpur, as a young Trinamul worker of ward 25 of the town was allegedly attacked by a local BJP leader and his associa...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 08.05.21

Crowded TMC and BJP rallies flout Covid norms

The BJP and Trinamul on Friday took out flagless processions and meetings in East Midnapore’s Nandigram, accusing each other of spreading violence. With attendees numbering hundreds in each eve...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)

West Bengal  /  Published 08.05.21

RSS: Bengal post-poll violence a conspiracy

RSS general secretary Dattatreya Hosabale on Friday said the post-poll violence in Bengal appeared to be “well conspired” and urged the Centre to take “all possible steps” to &...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.05.21

Mukul stays away from BJP meet

The BJP’s newly elected MLAs met in the Bengal Assembly for the first time on Friday, deciding to boycott the House till post-results violence in the state stopped completely, but the absence of...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 08.05.21

BJP glare on 'outsiders' role

Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh on Friday told his colleagues that he had asked national leaders to leave for Delhi and the local unit would be able to manage on its own, multiple sources in the party sa...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar, Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur/Calcutta

India  /  Published 08.05.21

Right-wing backlash on channel over Bengal

A Malayalam news channel has come under Right-wing attacks for allegedly ignoring the Bengal violence, with an exasperated newsroom journalist’s sarcastic comments to an apparently pro-BJP calle...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 08.05.21

‘Replace pro-BJP factory workers’

The owner of a poly product firm in East Midnapore’s Haldia subdivision has sought the administration’s intervention, citing that an agitation led by Trinamul’s trade union wing disr...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Haldia

West Bengal  /  Published 08.05.21

TMC bandh in Dinhata over attack on ex-MLA

Dinhata town in Cooch Behar wore a deserted look on Friday as Trinamul observed a 30-hour bandh in the town in protest of the attack on party leader and former MLA Udayan Guha. In the Assembly electi...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

Opinion  /  Published 08.05.21

Editorial: In the name of the cow

Courts have a habit of playing spoiler. The Punjab and Haryana High Court has reportedly directed the government of Haryana to explain what power or authority cow vigilantes have to raid citizens&rsqu...
By The Editorial Board in


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