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Bengali actor Bonny Sengupta quits BJP, says party failed to keep promises

Bonny Sengupta had been maintaining distance from the party after it failed to come to power in the state, despite a high-pitched campaign.
The West Bengal BJP unit made light of Bonny Sengupta's departure, asserting that it would hardly impact the party. (HT PHOTO.)
The West Bengal BJP unit made light of Bonny Sengupta's departure, asserting that it would hardly impact the party. (HT PHOTO.)
Published on Jan 24, 2022 07:56 PM IST
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BJP to contest on all sitting seats in Bihar MLC election

“Yes, we have discussed with Central leadership for local body MLC elections, how many seats will go to the alliance partner but the final decision will be taken by party high command, not by the state unit,”Bihar BJP President Sanjay Jaiswal said. 
Under the banner of NDA, BJP wants to contest on 13 seats while JDU on 11 seats but JD-U wants to contest on 50-50 formula.
Under the banner of NDA, BJP wants to contest on 13 seats while JDU on 11 seats but JD-U wants to contest on 50-50 formula.
Published on Jan 22, 2022 01:59 PM IST
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MP tribal family murdered: Cong, BJP fight as girl fails to meet Guv 

Mamata Balai, her daughters Rupali, Divya as well as relatives Puja and Pawan from Nemawar in Dewas district had gone missing on May 13 last year and were found murdered and buried in a field on June 29, leading to the arrest of six persons later.
'The Congress's hatred towards the tribal class is at its peak that they are wishing death for a representative of that community,
'The Congress's hatred towards the tribal class is at its peak that they are wishing death for a representative of that community," Sharma said.
Published on Jan 12, 2022 01:08 PM IST
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Big farmers' protest to take place in West Bengal: Suvendu Adhikari

  • West Bengal BJP launched a three-day sit-in at Singur on Tuesday to corner the TMC-led Mamata Banerjee government over the farmers' issue in West Bengal.
BJP leader and West Bengal leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari.(ANI)
BJP leader and West Bengal leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari.(ANI)
Published on Dec 14, 2021 09:57 PM IST
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BJP's Tathagata Roy bids 'farewell' to party's West Bengal unit for time being

Tathagata Roy was trying to say that he would stop attacking the state leadership for the time being as his criticism led to an embarrassment to the party, the sources said.
Earlier this week, BJP leader Tathagata Roy said the party would become extinct if its West Bengal unit f it did not mend its ways.(Twitter/@Thatagata2)
Earlier this week, BJP leader Tathagata Roy said the party would become extinct if its West Bengal unit f it did not mend its ways.(Twitter/@Thatagata2)
Published on Nov 20, 2021 02:28 PM IST
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News updates from HT: Bengali actor-turned-politician quits BJP

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Bengali actor-turned-politician Srabanti Chatterjee (File Photo / HT)
Bengali actor-turned-politician Srabanti Chatterjee (File Photo / HT)
Published on Nov 11, 2021 12:50 PM IST
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Bengal BJP demands Mamata Banerjee govt to reduce state taxes on fuel

“BJP workers all over the state will take out rallies in the coming days. The protests will assume such a proportion that the voice of the people will reach the chief minister's office on the 14th floor of state secretariat Nabanna,” Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar said.
The Bengal BJP demanded that the state government should reduce the VAT on fuel after the Centre had slashed the excise duty on petroleum products.(Twitter/@DrSukantaBJP)
The Bengal BJP demanded that the state government should reduce the VAT on fuel after the Centre had slashed the excise duty on petroleum products.(Twitter/@DrSukantaBJP)
Published on Nov 09, 2021 08:18 PM IST
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Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Tathagata Roy says ‘not voluntarily leaving BJP’ amid feud with Dilip Ghosh

“I have been deluged with phone calls since yesterday. Let me assure you that I am not leaving the party voluntarily,” Tathagata Roy tweeted.
“I will continue to play the role of the conscience-keeper of the party,” BJP leader Tathagata Roy said.(HT File Photo)
“I will continue to play the role of the conscience-keeper of the party,” BJP leader Tathagata Roy said.(HT File Photo)
Published on Nov 07, 2021 06:37 PM IST
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Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

BJP's Sukanta Majumdar, Priyanka Tibrewal booked over Kalighat protests

The Kalighat area in Kolkata, which houses the chief minister's residence, saw a high-voltage drama on Thursday after BJP activists led by Sukanta Majumder engaged in a scuffle with the police after being stopped from holding a “peaceful demonstration” with the body of Manas Saha.
Newly appointed Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar. (File Photo)
Newly appointed Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar. (File Photo)
Updated on Sep 24, 2021 08:52 PM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

BJP to remember violence victims as Mamata plans national role on Martyrs' Day

BJP MLA Samik Bhattacharya said functionaries will raise the slogan ‘Aakranto Manush, Biponno Gonotontro' (Persecuted Citizens, Endangered Democracy) and hold cutouts of deceased party workers, across Bengal and in Delhi's Rajghat.
File photo of BJP leader Samik Bhattacharya.(Image via Twitter)
File photo of BJP leader Samik Bhattacharya.(Image via Twitter)
Published on Jul 20, 2021 03:15 PM IST
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By | Written by Sohini Goswami

Dilip Ghosh jabs Babul Supriyo over 'asked to resign' Facebook post

Babul Supriyo had said in a post from his official Facebook account on Wednesday that he was "asked to resign" from his post as the Union minister of state of environment, forest and climate change ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's much-anticipated reshuffle of his council of ministers.
Dilip Ghosh said that of the 12 ministers who resigned, no one else had made such remarks about the party. (File Photo)
Dilip Ghosh said that of the 12 ministers who resigned, no one else had made such remarks about the party. (File Photo)
Published on Jul 08, 2021 10:58 AM IST
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Bengal BJP to set-up ‘disciplinary action committee’ following Mukul Roy’s exit

BJP's announcement comes against the backdrop of BJP national vice-president Mukul Roy leaving the party to join his former political outfit the Trinamool Congress
Mukul Roy’s departure from BJP has created as much noise as his entry into the national party. His son Subhranshu, a former legislator, also returned to the Trinamool fold. (PTI)
Mukul Roy’s departure from BJP has created as much noise as his entry into the national party. His son Subhranshu, a former legislator, also returned to the Trinamool fold. (PTI)
Published on Jun 11, 2021 08:17 PM IST
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By | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

BJP national vice-president Mukul Roy set to make his return to Trinamool

BJP national vice-president Mukul Roy may return to Trinamool Congress on Friday, reported news agency ANI citing people familiar with the matter.
Senior BJP leader and national vice president Mukul Roy. (File Photo / PTI)
Senior BJP leader and national vice president Mukul Roy. (File Photo / PTI)
Published on Jun 11, 2021 01:33 PM IST
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Police find around 50 crude bombs near BJP's Bengal party office

  • The police recovered the bombs following a tip-off from the Military Intelligence
Police officials look into a sack filled with crude bombs. (ANI)
Police officials look into a sack filled with crude bombs. (ANI)
Updated on Jun 06, 2021 07:17 AM IST
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As Mamata takes her oath, BJP vows to 'dismantle' political violence in Bengal

Post-poll violence has ensued over the past two days across West Bengal, with reports emerging of clashes between rival political workers, torched offices, and the deaths of workers and supporters cutting across party lines.
BJP National president JP Nadda (File Photo / ANI)
BJP National president JP Nadda (File Photo / ANI)
Published on May 05, 2021 12:24 PM IST
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BJP's office in Bengal on fire, Sitharaman wishes for party workers' safety

The quoted tweet had visuals of the BJP's office on fire. The party has accused the TMC of violence, the winning party has denied all the allegations.
BJP party office being torched to fire by alleged TMC goons. (ANI Photo)
BJP party office being torched to fire by alleged TMC goons. (ANI Photo)
Published on May 02, 2021 07:44 PM IST
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By | Edited by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

BJP Bengal candidate Parno Mittra tests positive for Covid-19

Parno Mittra is among the slew of candidates, cutting across party lines, to be diagnosed with Covid-19 amid the West Bengal assembly elections.
Parno Mittra, an actor by profession, is the BJP candidate from Baranagar in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district. (Photo via @parnomittra on Twitter)
Parno Mittra, an actor by profession, is the BJP candidate from Baranagar in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district. (Photo via @parnomittra on Twitter)
Published on Apr 26, 2021 02:39 PM IST
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BJP, TMC in close contest in Bengal’s biggest industrial and mining belt

  • During her last campaign in Durgapur on Friday, chief minister Mamata Banerjee drew the attention of local industry workers, saying they would lose jobs because of the Centre’s disinvestment policy.
Before campaigning ended on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union home minister Amit Shah, BJP’s star campaigner, actor Mithun Chakraborty, and others held more than a dozen rallies and roadshows in these constituencies. (AP PHOTO).
Before campaigning ended on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union home minister Amit Shah, BJP’s star campaigner, actor Mithun Chakraborty, and others held more than a dozen rallies and roadshows in these constituencies. (AP PHOTO).
Published on Apr 25, 2021 12:38 AM IST
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LIVE: Mamata Banerjee cancels all her meetings after Election Commission order

Development and unemployment continue to be main factors across most of these constituencies which are voting today.
Voters stand in a queue to cast their votes during the sixth phase of West Bengal Assembly Election, in North 24 Paraganas on Thursday.(ANI Photo)
Voters stand in a queue to cast their votes during the sixth phase of West Bengal Assembly Election, in North 24 Paraganas on Thursday.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Apr 22, 2021 10:17 PM IST
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Phase 6 of West Bengal assembly election on Thursday. All you need to know

The Matua votes are at the centre of a struggle for control between the ruling TMC and the opposing BJP in West Bengal. Poll observers will be closely observing the verdict in the Matua segments of Bongaon, Nadia, Coochbehar, Dinajpur, and Burdwan, among others, in these ongoing assembly elections.
A Matua Mahasangha rally in West Bengal. (Photo via All India Matua Mahasangha on Facebook)
A Matua Mahasangha rally in West Bengal. (Photo via All India Matua Mahasangha on Facebook)
Updated on Apr 21, 2021 05:20 PM IST
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By | Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Avik Roy

Matua bastions in fray for 6th phase of West Bengal assembly elections

In Phase 6 of the West Bengal assembly elections, 43 seats across four districts -- Uttar Dinajpur, Nadia, North 24 Parganas, and Purba Bardhaman -- go to polls. Matua strongholds of Bongaon and Krishnanagar have emerged as key, with citizenship for refugees being a key poll plank for the BJP.
Matua bastions and the verdict they present this election will prove to be a test case for the BJP before implementing the CAA. Two other aspects -- identity politics and regional development -- have also surfaced as decisive factors ahead of the sixth phase of the West Bengal elections. (File Photo)
Matua bastions and the verdict they present this election will prove to be a test case for the BJP before implementing the CAA. Two other aspects -- identity politics and regional development -- have also surfaced as decisive factors ahead of the sixth phase of the West Bengal elections. (File Photo)
Published on Apr 21, 2021 02:31 PM IST
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By | Written by Joydeep Bose

West Bengal: Last villages on India-Bangladesh border await pending ST cards

Nadia: The residents of the New Shikarpur village said that several appeals had been made and letters sent to the local administration but they did not bear any result. Instead, the people were told that they needed to prove their 'Mahato identity by birth.'
Fence at the Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal. 95% of families in the three villages - New Shikarpur, Raninagar and Dohokola - where people want ST cards, are dependent on farming. (HT Archive / Representational Image)
Fence at the Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal. 95% of families in the three villages - New Shikarpur, Raninagar and Dohokola - where people want ST cards, are dependent on farming. (HT Archive / Representational Image)
Published on Apr 20, 2021 03:52 PM IST
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BJP, TMC scale down campaigns amid spike

Mamata to no longer address public events in Kolkata; BJP rallies restricted to 500 people in audience.
The Bharatiya Janata Party, said it will limit audience at public events to 500, and hold meetings only in open spaces and in accordance with Covid guidelines.(File photo)
The Bharatiya Janata Party, said it will limit audience at public events to 500, and hold meetings only in open spaces and in accordance with Covid guidelines.(File photo)
Updated on Apr 19, 2021 11:51 PM IST
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ByDeeksha Bhardwaj, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

AAP flays BJP for ‘massive’ poll rallies in West Bengal, Assam

They (AAP) would do well to do the job they are elected for — saving Delhi from Covid-19 — instead of seeking media space to divert attention, said Nalin Kohli, BJP spokesperson.
AAP leader Raghav Chadha said BJP's rallies and roadshows could be potential super spreader events with their massive crowds.(PTI)
AAP leader Raghav Chadha said BJP's rallies and roadshows could be potential super spreader events with their massive crowds.(PTI)
Updated on Apr 19, 2021 05:43 AM IST
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Bengal polls, 5th phase: Hill districts in fray; TMC aims to regain lost ground

In Phase 5 of the West Bengal assembly elections, 45 seats across five districts - Jalpaiguri, Kalimpong, Darjeeling, Nadia, North 24 Parganas, and Purba Bardhaman - go into polls. The TMC is seeking to recover its lost ground, particularly in north Bengal, amid shifting political allegiances.
The fifth phase is crucial for TMC chief Mamata Banerjee, since these are the regions where the BJP gained a significant foothold in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, with the opposition party securing 45% vote share compared to TMC's 41.5%. (Representational Image / HT Photo)
The fifth phase is crucial for TMC chief Mamata Banerjee, since these are the regions where the BJP gained a significant foothold in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, with the opposition party securing 45% vote share compared to TMC's 41.5%. (Representational Image / HT Photo)
Published on Apr 16, 2021 03:19 PM IST
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JP Nadda counters TMC's 'Khela Hobe' slogan, calls Mamata a 'defeated player'

JP Nadda, who led a roadshow at Kalna in Purba Bardhaman district, also said that the TMC supremo, who has her accusatory finger pointed at the BJP and the Election Commission, seems to have forgotten that she has not done anything creditworthy for the people of the state.
BJP president JP Nadda (File Photo)
BJP president JP Nadda (File Photo)
Published on Apr 13, 2021 06:21 PM IST
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EC asks Dilip Ghosh to clarify stance on Cooch Behar violence

Dilip Ghosh, while addressing an election rally at Baranagar in North 24 Parganas district on Sunday, had said, "Naughty boys, who had presumed that the rifles of the central forces were just for a show during election duty, will not dare repeat the same mistake after what happened in Sitalkuchi".
Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh has been asked by the Election Commission to clarify his stand on his remarks by Wednesday morning. (File Photo)
Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh has been asked by the Election Commission to clarify his stand on his remarks by Wednesday morning. (File Photo)
Published on Apr 13, 2021 01:35 PM IST
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Behave, or face more Sitalkuchi-like killings: Dilip Ghosh's warning in Bengal

"Naughty boys received bullets at Sitalkuchi. If anyone dares to take the law into his hands, this will happen to him also," Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh said without elaborating on the phrase 'naughty boys'.
Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh while addressing an election rally at Baranagar in North 24 Parganas district (Screengrab from video)
Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh while addressing an election rally at Baranagar in North 24 Parganas district (Screengrab from video)
Published on Apr 11, 2021 09:48 PM IST
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Bengal: EC sends notice to BJP's Suvendu Adhikari for 'hate speech' in Nandigram

The complaint against Suvendu Adhikari was lodged by Kavita Krishnan, a member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (CPI-ML). It concerns an alleged "hate speech" delivered by Adhikari in his constituency of Nandigram while campaigning on March 29 for the West Bengal assembly polls.
Suvendu Adhikari joined the BJP in December last year after alleging that the TMC has become corrupt and there is ‘extremely deep rot’ within it. (HT_PRINT)
Suvendu Adhikari joined the BJP in December last year after alleging that the TMC has become corrupt and there is ‘extremely deep rot’ within it. (HT_PRINT)
Published on Apr 08, 2021 09:09 PM IST
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West Bengal: BJP worker's mother allegedly killed by TMC in Hooghly's Goghat

Hours before the third phase of the West Bengal elections was set to kick off in Hooghly's Goghat, the BJP alleged that the mother of one of its party workers was beaten to death by TMC workers.
Hooghly: BJP worker Piru Adak's mother was allegedly killed by TMC workers in Goghat, when she tried to defend her son from an attempted assault. (Representational Image)
Hooghly: BJP worker Piru Adak's mother was allegedly killed by TMC workers in Goghat, when she tried to defend her son from an attempted assault. (Representational Image)
Published on Apr 06, 2021 11:16 AM IST
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