West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.21

BJP: Sukanta takes charge

Sukanta Majumdar took charge as the Bengal BJP president in Calcutta on Tuesday with a clear hint of the party’s continuance with divisive politics even as a section of leaders expressed doubts ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 22.09.21

Tripura HC blow to TMC rally

The Trinamul Congress’s plan to hold a road show in Agartala on Wednesday received a jolt on Tuesday when Tripura High Court “declined to interfere” with the state government’s...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

'Even Messi didn't want to exit Barcelona'

Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo, who moved from the BJP to the Trinamul Congress in the past few days, today reiterated that he wants to be part of a team that embraces him warmly and makes him pa...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

Bengal BJP chief slams state govt

Newly appointed West Bengal BJP president Sukanta Majumdar on Tuesday vowed to fight against the "Talibanisation of the state" and asserted that the party would rectify its mistakes and emer...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

Clamour for rural polls in hills grows

The demand to hold panchayat elections in the hills is getting louder as all the major political parties, including the BJP and Trinamul, are voicing support for the rural polls last held in 2000. Hi...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

Babul meets Mamata at Nabanna

Former junior Union minister Babul Supriyo met chief minister Mamata Banerjee at Nabanna on Monday. After a half-an-hour interaction, the former BJP leader who defected to Bengal’s ruling party...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

Bengal: Turncoat security irks BJP leaders

A section of top BJP office-bearers in Bengal is upset with the central leadership that many Trinamul Congress turncoats who have distanced themselves from the saffron camp after the Assembly poll con...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

Bengal: Sukanta replaces Dilip

“Dilipda and Suvendu Adhikari were having regular tiffs as both are high-profile leaders.… Now the party has taken a decision that will allow all the focus to be on Suvendu while Sukanta ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 21.09.21

Prickly queries: Modi b'day jab record

A party is entitled to shower gifts on its prime minister on his birthday. But can public welfare be parcelled as a gift for such an occasion? The question arises on account of the impressive — ...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.21

Hit by desertions, BJP sacks Dilip Ghosh as Bengal unit chief

The BJP removed its Bengal unit president Dilip Ghosh in a surprise move late on Monday evening, and handed over charge to the party’s Balurghat MP, Sukanto Majumdar. BJP insiders say the stead...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta


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