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Serious lapse by State govt in Bangladeshi Tablighis' movement: Bengal Governor
West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar alleged the state government was turning a blind eye to instances of Bangladeshi Jamaat workers leaving India through Haridaspur check-post, also known as Petrapole, without following the due process of enquiry.
Bengal sitting on a Covid-19 explosion, says BJP
While in all other states, the ruling party and the opposition are working hand in hand to f...
Coronavirus: TMC asks its MPs to withdraw from Parliament
It said the TMC has been urging the Government to defer Parliament for the past 10 ...
Sonia Gandhi to chair combined opposition meet today on CAA, NRC & NPR
The meeting is expected to give further direction to the opposition’s resistance to the three measures, although some Congress chief ministers have already said that their respective states will not implement NPR and NRC.
Modi and Mamata meet at Raj Bhawan
The politically significant meeting between the two leaders took place a short time after the PM arrived in the city on a two-day visit. PM Modi, who will be in Kolkata on Saturday and Sunday, is scheduled to attend the function marking the 150th anniversary of Kolkata Port Trust on January 12 and other programmes.
SC issues notices on Centre's plea for transfer of anti-CAA pleas from different HCs to itself
A bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant issued notices to all petitioners, seeking their replies, and slated the matter for further hearing on January 22 along with a slew of other anti-CAA petitions, already pending before the apex court.
At Rs 1,450 cr, BJP got 61% funding via Electoral Bonds before LS polls
Anti-bond Congress raised 41% of its total Rs 918 cr funding through bonds, Trinamool got Rs 97 crore.
Why Citizenship Act may prove costly for BJP in Bengal
Mamata Banerjee’s ruling TMC had certainly been on the back foot since BJP won 18 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in May 2019 and with a 22.25% vote swing in its favour (compared to TMC’s 3.48%). Much of the votes for BJP were against TMC’s perceived shoddy governance. But now, CAA may well be seen as a taster of other disruptive things to come in the state.
TMC stages sit-ins against NRC, CAA across West Bengal
TMC leaders and activists took part in the demonstrations across the state, party sources said. Senior state ministers Partha Chatterjee and Firhad Hakim were among the TMC leaders who participated in the sit- ins in their respective constituencies in Kolkata.
Peaceful protests to continue till CAA is revoked: Mamata Banerjee
The West Bengal chief minister asked students to carry on with their protests. She also told them that she will always be by their side. "Do not fear anybody. I warn the BJP not to play with fire," Banerjee said.
After NRC, BJP allies JDU-SAD, Opposition express NPR concerns
Though Congress-ruled states have opposed NRC, they are yet to take a formal decision on NPR. But with the central leadership stating its position against it, the Congress chief ministers will most likely stay the exercise.
Gandhis not allowed to enter Meerut
The two had requested that they, along with another Congress leader, be allowed to meet the families, but were denied entry, Congress sources in Delhi said.
Trinamool team stopped in Lucknow; UP BJP blames SP, Congress and BSP
A four-member delegation of the Trinamool Congress was detained at the Lucknow airport on Sunday afternoon. They had arrived here to meet the families of those impacted by the December 19 protests.
PM Modi attacks Mamata Banerjee for 'changed' stand on citizenship issue, 'spreading rumours'
Mamata Banerjee used to plead in Parliament to stop Bangladeshi infiltrators from coming to West Bengal and seek help for persecuted refugees from the neighbouring country, but she had changed her stand now due to political reasons, Modi said at a rally organised by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Ramlila Maidan.
UIDAI's proposal for social media agency to monitor online platforms shelved: Centre tells SC
A bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and K M Joseph disposed off a plea of Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra alleging that the move of hiring a social media monitoring agency was aimed at "mounting surveillance on social media platforms".
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