BJP's Rs 2,410 crore income is 2/3rd of 6 national parties
According to analysis of income and expenditure of national political parties for FY 2018-19 by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), BJP declared a total income of Rs 2,410.08 cr but spent only 41.71% (Rs 1,005.33 cr) of the total income. While the Congress total income was Rs 918.03 cr of which the party spent 51.19% (Rs 469.92 cr).
Sonia Gandhi to chair combined opposition meet today on CAA, NRC & NPR
The meeting is expected to give further direction to the opposition’s ...
Modi and Mamata meet at Raj Bhawan
The politically significant meeting between the two leaders took place a short time after the PM arrived i...
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.
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.
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.
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".
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar hits out at Mamata over rally against amended Citizenship Act
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is also Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo, is scheduled to take part in a rally in the city to protest against the amended Act. She has called on people to join the protest march. Banerjee had said on several occasions that the law would not be implemented in Bengal.
TMC takes out rallies against citizenship law, Mamata Banerjee to hit streets from Monday
Several senior party leaders, including ministers, led rallies in various districts and also appealed to the people to maintain peace and refrain from indulging in violence. Carrying posters and placards, TMC members shouted slogans against the Modi government and demanded that the new citizenship law be immediately scrapped.
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