[

dilip ghosh

]
PAGE 6

With uncertainty over rath yatra, Bengal BJP launches plan B

With uncertainty looming over its grand rath yatra in West Bengal, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has launched its plan B: agitations and protests by leaders across the state.
The law violation will consist mainly of gheraos of offices of district officials and police chiefs, said West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh, who led the first such agitation in Arambag in Hooghly district on Monday.(Samir Jana/HT File Photo)
The law violation will consist mainly of gheraos of offices of district officials and police chiefs, said West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh, who led the first such agitation in Arambag in Hooghly district on Monday.(Samir Jana/HT File Photo)
Updated on Dec 17, 2018 07:55 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Bengal rules out rath yatra but may allow public meetings, fuming BJP to discuss legal options

The government’s decision came eight days after a Calcutta high court division bench directed the government to sit with a team of BJP leaders and discuss the Ganatantra Bachao Yatra (rally to save democracy) that was originally scheduled to start on December 7.
Empty chairs seen at a piece of agricultural land besides NH-31 at Jhinaidanga, decked up for Bharatiya Janata Party’s rath yatra, in Cooch Behar, West Bengal, India, on Friday, December 07, 2018. The Calcutta High Court on Thursday denied permission to Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) to hold a rath yatra, which was to be flagged off by party president Amit Shah from Cooch Behar on Friday. (File Photo)(HT File Photo)
Empty chairs seen at a piece of agricultural land besides NH-31 at Jhinaidanga, decked up for Bharatiya Janata Party’s rath yatra, in Cooch Behar, West Bengal, India, on Friday, December 07, 2018. The Calcutta High Court on Thursday denied permission to Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) to hold a rath yatra, which was to be flagged off by party president Amit Shah from Cooch Behar on Friday. (File Photo)(HT File Photo)
Updated on Dec 15, 2018 11:22 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Trinamool leader, two others killed in attack near Kolkata

The deceased were identified as Saifuddin Khan, who is a local ruing party leader, Babu, the driver of the car and Selim Khan, a youth who happened to be at the spot, said MLA Das.
Three persons — a Trinamool Congress leader, the driver of a vehicle belonging to a local ruling party MLA Biswanath Das and a youth— were killed on Thursday (Representational Image).(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Three persons — a Trinamool Congress leader, the driver of a vehicle belonging to a local ruling party MLA Biswanath Das and a youth— were killed on Thursday (Representational Image).(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Dec 14, 2018 07:56 AM IST
Copy Link
Kolkata | By HT Correspondent

Two die in Bengal after consuming hooch, 14 deaths in nine days

The incident took place nine days after a similar incident at Shantipur in Nadia district where 12 people, including a woman, died after consuming hooch.
Two men died after consuming hooch in a remote village in Bengal’s Darjeeling district on Wednesday night. (Representational Image).(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Two men died after consuming hooch in a remote village in Bengal’s Darjeeling district on Wednesday night. (Representational Image).(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Dec 06, 2018 06:59 PM IST
Copy Link
Siliguri (West Bengal) | By HT Correspondent

Red flag for Amit Shah’s Bengal rath yatra from court, upset BJP to appeal

The Calcutta High Court ordered that the BJP’s West Bengal rath yatra cannot take place till the next date of hearing, January 9, when it would consider reports from the 24 districts through which the rally was to pass.
BJP President Amit Shah waves at supporters at an election roadshow .(PTI file photo)
BJP President Amit Shah waves at supporters at an election roadshow .(PTI file photo)
Updated on Dec 06, 2018 06:37 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Bengal school’s class 8 question paper seeks five answers on Mamata’s Singur movement

The five questions carry a total of 14 marks in a paper of 70 marks. The exam was held last week.
A page from the history textbook for class 8 students who have to study Singur’s land movement by Mamata Banerjee and her party leaders.(HT Photo)
A page from the history textbook for class 8 students who have to study Singur’s land movement by Mamata Banerjee and her party leaders.(HT Photo)
Published on Dec 05, 2018 06:50 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya, Kolkata

Bengal BJP will aim to field ‘considerable’ number of Muslim candidates in 2019 polls: State president

In the last Lok Sabha polls, the BJP had fielded only two minority candidates in the state, which has a total of 42 seats.
BJP activists shout slogans in support of the publication of the first complete draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) during a rally in Kolkata on August 2.(AFP Photo)
BJP activists shout slogans in support of the publication of the first complete draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) during a rally in Kolkata on August 2.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Oct 30, 2018 02:49 PM IST
Copy Link
Kolkata | By Press Trust of India

Car vandalised, party workers injured in attack by Trinamool supporters, alleges Bengal BJP chief

BJP Bengal president Dilip Ghosh accused Trinamool MP Dibyendu Adhikari, the younger brother of state transport minister Subhendu Adhikari and son of Lok Sabha MP Sishir Adhikari, of being behind the attacks.
Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh said stones and bricks were hurled on party workers for 15 minutes. At least 10 BJP workers were injured and 30 motorbikes damaged, he said.(ANI/Twitter)
Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh said stones and bricks were hurled on party workers for 15 minutes. At least 10 BJP workers were injured and 30 motorbikes damaged, he said.(ANI/Twitter)
Updated on Sep 17, 2018 08:08 PM IST
Copy Link
HT Correspondent, Midnapore | By HT Correspondent

High intensity explosion blows up part of TMC office in Bengal’s Birbhum, none injured

Political blame game ensued immediately after the incident, with the TMC and the Bharatiya Janata Party blaming each other for the explosion.
A Trinamool Congress party office collapses after a high intensity explosion inside it, at a village in Birbhum district on Monday.(PTI)
A Trinamool Congress party office collapses after a high intensity explosion inside it, at a village in Birbhum district on Monday.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 10, 2018 08:28 PM IST
Copy Link
Indo Asian News Service, Birbhum | By Indo Asian News Service

3-year-old shot in head in latest Bengal clash over local body elections

BJP and Trinamool Congress blame each other; violence over panchayat boards has killed 10 since August 25.
Security personnel walk past burnt ballot boxes lying on a road after violence during panchayat elections in Rampur in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal in May.(PTI)
Security personnel walk past burnt ballot boxes lying on a road after violence during panchayat elections in Rampur in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal in May.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 31, 2018 12:17 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Berhampore | By Sreyasi Pal

Intellectuals like Amartya Sen have always misled society: BJP leader

On Sen’s call for defeating BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP leader Dilip Ghosh said people like him have always taken the society on the wrong path.
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has said all non-communal forces should come together for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and the Left should not hesitate in joining them as “democracy is in danger”.(HT File Photo)
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has said all non-communal forces should come together for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and the Left should not hesitate in joining them as “democracy is in danger”.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Aug 26, 2018 11:52 PM IST
Copy Link
Kolkata | By Press Trust of India

Vajpayee’s ashes immersed at the confluence of Ganga and Bay of Bengal

The BJP central leadership has decided to take out ‘Asthi Kalash Yatras’ in all districts and immerse the ashes in rivers across the country.
The ashes were immersed at the confluence of Ganga and the Bay of Bengal after a puja was held in the presence of West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh, Mukul Roy and other senior party leaders at Gangasagar.(Twitter/BJP Bengal)
The ashes were immersed at the confluence of Ganga and the Bay of Bengal after a puja was held in the presence of West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh, Mukul Roy and other senior party leaders at Gangasagar.(Twitter/BJP Bengal)
Published on Aug 24, 2018 01:15 PM IST
Copy Link
Kolkata | By Press Trust of India

Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh channels his inner Gabbar while threatening Trinamool leaders

Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh was seen on video threatening Trinamool with encounters.
West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh during a press meet in Kolkata.(PTI File Photo)
West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh during a press meet in Kolkata.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Jun 20, 2018 09:20 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent

BJP fields record number of Muslim candidates for Bengal panchayat polls

The BJP this time has more than 850 candidates from the minority community for the rural polls on May 14.
In the last panchayat polls of 2013, the BJP had less than 100 candidates from the minority community.(Reuters/File Photo)
In the last panchayat polls of 2013, the BJP had less than 100 candidates from the minority community.(Reuters/File Photo)
Published on May 06, 2018 12:53 PM IST
Copy Link
Press Trust of India, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent

Bengal rural polls will be bloody, predicts BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh

Saffron delegation meets state governor to complain against ruling Trinamool’s ‘strong-arm tactics’ and seek deployment of central forces for the electoral contest.
The Bengal rural polls are crucial as a Trinamool sweep may bolster chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s position in the state, thereby putting her in a better position to cobble up a united front of regional parties to take on the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.(PTI File)
The Bengal rural polls are crucial as a Trinamool sweep may bolster chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s position in the state, thereby putting her in a better position to cobble up a united front of regional parties to take on the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.(PTI File)
Updated on Apr 03, 2018 08:06 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent

Case against Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh for wielding bow and arrow at Ram Navami rally

The case was filed against Ghosh comes after chief minister Mamata Banerjee directed the police to take strong action against anyone found brandishing weapons at religious rallies.
Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh with bow and arrow at a Ram Navami rally in Kharagpur on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh with bow and arrow at a Ram Navami rally in Kharagpur on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 26, 2018 11:48 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Midnapore/Kolkata | By HT Correspondents
SHARE
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Sunday, October 24, 2021