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Nisith Pramanik
West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.21

BJP MPs shun poll grind in Santipur and Naihati

The beleaguered Bengal BJP is struggling to put up a united front ahead of the October 30 by-elections with the apparent reluctance of party MPs — Jagannath Sarkar and Nisith Pramanik — to...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.21

Nisith backs wider BSF jurisdiction

Union minister of state for home affairs Nisith Pramanik defended his ministry’s decision to extend the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) up to 50km from 15km into Indian territory...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.10.21

Ahead of bypoll, many leave BJP

The saffron camp had to face a setback in Dinhata, the bastion of local MP and Union minister of state for home affairs Nisith Pramanik, as around 300 BJP supporters, including some prominent faces, s...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

India  /  Published 19.07.21

Nisith nationality questioned in RS

Opposition members in Rajya Sabha on Monday sought to raise the issue of the nationality of a newly inducted Minister of State for Home, alleging he was a Bangladeshi national, but the government dism...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.07.21

Nisith: row over nationality

Just ahead of the Parliament’s monsoon session, debate over the citizenship of Nisith Pramanik Bengal’s Minister of State for Home has been creating ripples. According to an NDTV report R...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

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West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.21

Nisith: row over education

A new entrant to the Narendra Modi ministry has found himself embroiled in a controversy that has been chasing the government, intermittently, since the Prime Minister took oath in 2014. Within hours ...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.21

Frowns over elevation of MP with separatist call

The inclusion of two BJP MPs from north Bengal, John Barla of Alipurduar and Nisith Pramanik of Cooch Behar, into the Union cabinet as ministers of state was greeted with celebrations in various parts...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.21

4 MPs from Bengal in Modi’s cabinet

Though Thakur’s induction is seen as a ploy to placate the Matuas who are restless about implementation of the citizenship matrix, a leader of the All India Matua Mahasangh said: “Our dema...
By Avijit Sinha, Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta, Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.21

4 Bengal MPs rewarded

Thirtyfour, 39, 41, 43: the names of the four BJP MPs from Bengal – Subhas Sarkar, Shantanu Thakur, John Barla and Nisith Pramanik-- tipped to be inducted into the Narendra Modi ministry at the ...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.21

BJP duo to quit Assembly, stay as MPs

Contacted, the Ranaghat MP gave a terse reaction. “We fought the Assembly elections according to the directive of the party. We will resign, too, if the party asks us to. There is no question of...
By Main Uddin Chisti, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar, Cooch Behar


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