BJP protest against West Bengal govt over molestation allegations by TMC cadre in Siliguri

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Siliguri MLA Sankar Ghosh and other party workers on Wednesday staged a sitting demonstration against the West Bengal government in Siliguri alleging molestation by Trinamool Congress (TMC) backed goons at a vaccination camp. Accusing the Trinamool Congress government of giving Covid-19 vaccine doses only to those who have connections with the ruling party, Ghosh […]

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee highlights Covid-19 vaccine shortage, says state needs 14 crore more doses

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday took a potshot at the Centre by highlighting the shortage of COVID-19 vaccines and said that the state requires 10 crore more vaccine doses as it has administered 4 crore doses till yesterday with zero wastage. She stated that in accordance with the number of vaccine doses received […]

West Bengal: BJP’s Rahul Sinha files plea in Calcutta HC challenging Habra poll results

BJP leader Rahul Sinha, who was the party’s candidate from Habra Vidhan Sabha constituency during recently held West Bengal polls, filed a petition in the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday, challenging the results where he got defeated by Trinamool Congress candidate Jyoti Priya Mallick. The High Court has listed the matter for hearing on August […]

West Bengal Governor to meet President Kovind today

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar will meet President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan today at 11:30 am. “Governor WB Jagdeep Dhankhar along with Sudesh Dhankhar will call on President of India Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan @rashtrapatibhvn today at 11.30 am,” tweeted Dhankhar’s office. West Bengal Governor reached New Delhi on Tuesday […]

West Bengal demands additional GST compensation of Rs 4,911 cr

West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Monday said that the state needs to be given an additional compensation (Goods and Services Tax compensation) of Rs 4,911 crores, adding that he had written to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in this regard but received no response so far. Speaking to the media yesterday, Mitra said, “Additional compensation (Goods […]

Haryana: Police arrest primary accused involved in raping activist from West Bengal

The primary accused in the rape of a West Bengal-based activist who had come to participate in farmer’s protest at Tikri border in Haryana was arrested by police from Bhiwani on Thursday. Anil Malik, a resident of Delhi is the primary accused allegedly involved in raping a 25-year-old woman while travelling in train from West Bengal to Haryana. After […]

West Bengal: Police arrest drug peddler with brown sugar in Siliguri

West Bengal’s Siliguri Police arrested a drug peddler with 257 grams of Brown Sugar from the city’s Champasari area on Sunday. The accused has been identified as Mohammad Sahil, a resident of Narmada Bagan. “Today (Sunday) evening acting upon a credible input, police team of Pradhan Nagar Police Station apprehended one notorious drug peddler named Mohammad […]

PM Modi to assess impact of Cyclone Yaas, hold meetings in West Bengal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday hold a review meeting to assess the impact of Cyclone Yass in West Bengal along with state Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar will be receiving Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Kalaikunda Air Force Station in the West Midnapore district. The Prime Minister will be visiting West Bengal and Odisha […]

BJP CM in West Bengal will give ST status to 11 Gorkha castes: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said if BJP forms government in West Bengal, it will provide the status of Scheduled Tribe (ST) to 11 castes of the Gorkha community. Addressing a public meeting in Darjeeling, ahead of the fifth phase of West Bengal assembly polls, Shah said, “11 leftover Gorkha sub-castes want Scheduled Tribe status. The matter has been pending […]

PM Modi,Amit Shah to hold multiple rallies in poll-bound West Bengal  today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address several public programs in poll-bound West Bengal on Monday. At 12:00 noon, the Prime Minister will address an election rally at Talit Sai Centre in Purba Bardhaman district. After that, he will also hold rallies in Kalyani University Grounds in Nadia district at 1.40 […]