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West Bengal Pradesh Congress

BJP To Not Field Candidate For WB RS Bypoll Against TMC's Sushmita Dev

Sep 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Sushmita Dev is likely to get elected unopposed. West Bengal BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari tweeted about this decision.

Cong Leader Anand Sharma Frowns On Party's Decision To Tie Up With ISF In Bengal

Mar 01, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Sharma said that the tie-up with ISF was against the party's core ideology and Gandhian and Nehruvian secularism.


Turmoil In Mamata’s Pet Hubs Of Singur And Nandigram Gives TMC The Jitters

Adhikari may to do the TMC what Scindia did to the Congress, believes a section of political observers

Congress and Left Will Unitedly Fight Against TMC And BJP: WB Cong Chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Oct 11, 2020 PTI

West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury claimed that law and order in the state had completely collapsed under Mamata Banerjee’s rule and accused the TMC and BJP of indulging in communal politics.


BJP Leader Who Allegedly Threatened Mamta With 'Covid Hug' Tests Positive; Admitted Today

After his controversial statement, the Trinamool Congress had lodged a police complaint against Hazra for maligning a public figure

01 October, 2019

Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh, Jain Refugees Won't Leave India, They Will Get Citizenship: Amit Shah In Bengal

Outlook Web Bureau

Taking a veiled jibe at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Shah said some people say we are outsiders here; 'I want to tell such people that read the history'.


29 September, 2019

He Has Himself 'Come From Jungle': TMC Hits Back At BJP's J P Nadda

PTI

Senior TMC leader Firhad Hakim wondered why Nadda did not see jungle raj at the Centre as faulty policies of the BJP government has led to the weakening of the economy.


21 July, 2019

BJP Won Lok Sabha Polls By Cheating, Using EVMs, CRPF And EC: Mamata Banerjee

Outlook Web Bureau

Speaking at the Martyrs' Day rally, Mamata Banerjee alleged the central agencies were threatening TMC leaders and elected representatives to get in touch with the BJP or face prison in chit fund cases.


09 July, 2019

West Bengal Congress President Calls It Quits; Poor Poll Performance Prompts Another Resignation

Outlook Web Bureau

The Congress only managed to secure two of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in the state, down from the four it had won in the 2014 elections.


03 July, 2019

West Bengal To Bangla; Centre Says 'No' To State Assembly's Proposal

Outlook Web Bureau

West Bengal state assembly, in 2016, had passed a unanimous resolution changing the name to Bangla


18 June, 2019

From Berhampore MP To Congress Lok Sabha Leader: The Rise of Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

In 2012, when relations between the Congress and its ally, Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress began to go downhill, Sonia Gandhi chose Chowdhury to lead her party’s Bengal unit.


10 June, 2019

BJP Using Home Ministry For 'Political Conspiracy', Alleges TMC As Violence Continues

Outlook Web Bureau

Union Ministry of Home Affairs on Sunday issued an advisory to the state government expressing "deep concern" over the death of people in a post-poll clash that ensued between BJP and TMC workers.


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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Paramilitary jawans conduct a route march for Bhabanipur Assembly by-election, in Kolkata.

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi meet Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit ahead of the oath taking ceremony for the Punjab Cabinet expansion, in Chandigarh

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