Banerjee was seen sitting behind state minister and Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim, who rode the battery-powered electric scooter.
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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…]
Buniyadpur (West Bengal): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he had earlier erred in judging Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee as he used to consider her an embodiment of simplicity who wanted to free the people of West Bengal from the rule of the Leftists, but realised his mistake[Read More…]
West Bengal: In a shocking incident, a man identified as Nitya Mandal who worked as a labourer, was found dead at the booth office of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) in West Bengal’s Siliguri on early Thursday morning. The incident comes at a time when the political scenario in the state is at[Read More…]
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday released the party’s 55-page manifesto that talks about five crucial issues – Kaam (employment and growth), Daam (an economy that works for all), Shaan (pride in hard work and soft power), Sushashan (good governance), Swabhimaan (self esteem for the deprived), Samman (life of dignity) – which the[Read More…]
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said the dignity of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has “diminished” as on its foundation day, she called for maintaining “the sanctity” of the central bank along with other institutions. “On this day in 1935, the Reserve Bank of India[Read More…]
Kolkata: In a snub to Congress President Rahul Gandhi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has called him a “kid” while responding to his blistering attack on her government. On March 23, at an election rally in Chanchal town in Malda district, Gandhi attacked Banerjee over issues like “atrocities” on[Read More…]
By Milinda Ghosh Roy Kolkata: The charisma of Mamata Banerjee, a well-oiled party machinery spread down to the grassroots, a strong support base among the minorities and a record of achieving thumping victories in all elections since coming to power is what makes Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress a formidable force[Read More…]
By Jayanta Ghosal It was a different time and a different India. The year, 1989. Nine years after it was established, the BJP with 85 seats was now one of the largest parties in the house. The Left Front government in Bengal seemed invincible and its sway over the state[Read More…]
Before Modi this has been the case in 1977 because of some of the actions of the late Indira Gandhi and over a decade after her debacle also with her son Rajiv Gandhi.
Kolkata: Countering Prime Minister Narendra Modi for terming the opposition alliance as ‘mahamilawat’ (grand adulteration), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday dubbed him “master of corruption and arrogance”. Addressing a rally in Jalpaiguri district, Modi also accused the opposition parties of coming together to protect the fraudsters, touts[Read More…]
Guwahati, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday called “frivolous and baseless” the charge made against him by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that there was “evidence” of his involvement in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. Banerjee’s allegation on Sunday triggered a war of words in Assam[Read More…]