The notice issued on Thursday night said Banerjee prima facie violated various sections of the Indian Penal Code with her remarks against the central forces.
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Amid the furore over the death of an 82-year-old “mother of a BJP worker” in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said she does not support violence against women and is not aware of the real reason behind the death and wondered why Union Home Minister Amit Shah remains[Read More…]
Banerjee, who addressed a TMC poll rally at Khejuri in Purba Medinipur district, said BJP is a “party of feudal lords” which was more interested in selling the country.
The Trinamool Congress supremo had returned home from the state-run SSKM Hospital on Friday evening, after receiving treatment for the injuries she sustained while campaigning in her constituency in Nandigram in East Midnapore earlier this week.
Purba Medinipur District Magistrate Vibhu Goel, Superintendent of Police Praween Prakash and other officers visited the Birulia Bazar area to inquire about the incident, officials said.
Banerjee took part in a 2-km-long roadshow at Haldia and finally filed her nomination at the Haldia sub-divisional office. She was accompanied by party state president Subrata Bakshi.
The BJP on Saturday released its first list of 57 candidates for the first two phases of high-octane West Bengal Assembly elections. It pitted Adhikari against Banerjee in Nandigram seat.
West Bengal Election 2021: Full list of BJP candidates, Suvendu Adhikari to take on Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram
The Nandigram Assembly seat in West Bengal’s Purba Medinipur district is all set for a mega political contest with the BJP on Saturday nominating Suvendu Adhikari to take on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Announcing the candidate list, TMC supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that the remaining three seats of the 294 constituencies would be fought by its ally, the Bimal Gurung faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM).
Sena MP and Chief Spokesperson Sanjay Raut said that since the West Bengal polls are turning out to be “Didi vs All”, the Shiv Sena has decided not to contest the elections, but will stand in solidarity with her.
Banerjee was seen sitting behind state minister and Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim, who rode the battery-powered electric scooter.
Senior Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury alleged that the Delhi Police attacked the farmers without any provocation.
Banerjee said that many people have already lost their lives to the pandemic. At the same time, many people have recovered also.
Singh retweeted a video where a turbaned man was seen being beaten up by the state police personnel even as his turban came off. In the video, the Sikh man was also seen being pulled by his hair.
The state government passed an order to this effect, saying the step was taken in response to various requests it had received.
Besides this, the presidents of several districts including Howrah, Coochbehar, Purulia, Nadia, Jhargram and South Dinajpur were also removed.
Banerjee, however, did not name Prime Minister Modi or Home Minister Amit Shah, but referred to Gujarat, their home state, instead.
Taking note of the state government’s attitude towards JJM—the Centre’s ambitious project– Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat recently wrote to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee and expressed concern over the “slow progress” of works under the mission in the state.
Chaudhury, a long time activist of the saffron party, entered the Lok Sabha for the first time in 2019. She spearheaded many agitations against the Mamata government.
Earlier on Saturday evening, chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat in a video message said that he had spoken to the Centre for a special train from Delhi where about 50,000 of Uttarakhand residents are stranded.
West Bengal: Imam’s association asks CM Mamata Banerjee not to lift lockdown until Ramadan Eid is over
The Bengal’s Imam association asks to further extend the lockdown till May 30 at least due to the COVID-19 situation in the country
The Chief Minister said she called up Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and thanked him for helping the migrant workers from Bengal.
Earlier, responding to a query on the issue, Banerjee asked media persons not to ignite a political battle amid the coronavirus outbreak in the country.
“Priyanka Sharma has been arrested for sharing a morphed picture of the CM,” a police official said.
Kolkata: Former IPS officer and now BJP’s candidate for West Bengal’s Ghatal Lok Sabha constituency, Bharati Ghosh on Saturday courted controversy as she allegedly threatened some Trinamool supporters that they would be “beaten like dogs”. Countering Ghosh, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee warned her not[Read More…]