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'Hardly bothered', says TMC as party MLA Sabyasachi Dutta announces decision to join BJP ahead of Amit Shah's Kolkata rally
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'Hardly bothered', says TMC as party MLA Sabyasachi Dutta announces decision to join BJP ahead of Amit Shah's Kolkata rally

Senior TMC leader Sabyasachi Dutta, who was stripped of his decision-making power as Bidhannagar mayor for alleged anti-party activities, Monday said he will join the BJP in the city presence of its national president Amit Shah

BJP leader Mukul Roy appears before CBI for questioning in Narada tapes scandal
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BJP leader Mukul Roy appears before CBI for questioning in Narada tapes scandal

BJP leader Mukul Roy on Saturday appeared before the CBI probe team to face questioning in connection with Narada tapes scandal, agency sources said.

Calcutta HC extends interim protection to BJP leader Mukul Roy till 8 Nov in connection with alleged payout for rail panel membership
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Calcutta HC extends interim protection to BJP leader Mukul Roy till 8 Nov in connection with alleged payout for rail panel membership

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday extended interim protection from arrest to BJP leader Mukul Roy in a case of alleged payout for a railway panel membership till 8 November

Central agencies stellar at probing Opposition leaders, but what happens to corruption cases against BJP's Yediyurappa, Mukul Roy, Himanta Biswa Sarma?
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Central agencies stellar at probing Opposition leaders, but what happens to corruption cases against BJP's Yediyurappa, Mukul Roy, Himanta Biswa Sarma?

Central agencies have been remarkably on the ball in pursuing all kinds of cases against political leaders, or people connected to them, who are in opposition to the ruling BJP. CBI, ED, and I-T dept have played stellar roles in pursuing inquiries and detaining people against whom prima facie cases have been made out. The arrest of P Chidambaram on Wednesday night is a classic case in point.

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says 8 TMC MLAs in touch, willing to switch
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West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says 8 TMC MLAs in touch, willing to switch

Since the 2019 Lok Sabha poll results, seven TMC MLAs and one Congress and CPI(M) MLA each has switched over to the BJP in West Bengal

Kolkata court issues warrant against Mukul Roy in cash recovery case; BJP leader says move 'politically motivated'
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Kolkata court issues warrant against Mukul Roy in cash recovery case; BJP leader says move 'politically motivated'

A city court issued an arrest warrant on Monday against Mukul Roy in connection with a cash recovery of Rs 19 lakh from a person in Burrabazar area last year.

BJP's Babul Supriyo takes dig at Mamata Banerjee, claims TMC will be 'finished' after 2021 West Bengal Assembly polls
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BJP's Babul Supriyo takes dig at Mamata Banerjee, claims TMC will be 'finished' after 2021 West Bengal Assembly polls

Union Minister Babul Supriyo has been critical of TMC supremo Mamata accusing her of provoking violence in the state and employing her party workers and police for the same.

BJP's Mukul Roy says as many as 107 MLAs of Congress, TMC and CPM will join saffron party in West Bengal
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BJP's Mukul Roy says as many as 107 MLAs of Congress, TMC and CPM will join saffron party in West Bengal

Mukul Roy said the list of these MLAs who would be joining the BJP has been prepared and the legislators are in contact with the state BJP leadership.

'Jai Shri Ram' intensifies political violence between BJP, TMC in West Bengal; another killed in war for supremacy
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'Jai Shri Ram' intensifies political violence between BJP, TMC in West Bengal; another killed in war for supremacy

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh said on Sunday the TMC is unleashing all forms of barbarism on BJP workers. He said the party members will not rest until "Didi Raj" is uprooted from the state.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Mamata Banerjee and 'cut money' row, India-China's NSG deadlock, Federer wins Halle Open; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Mamata Banerjee and 'cut money' row, India-China's NSG deadlock, Federer wins Halle Open; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Amid BJP's rise in West Bengal, controversies like cut money row could cost Mamata Banerjee, China continues to block India's NSG bid, Federer wins 10th Halle Open title, 44th anniversary of the 1975-76 Emergency; today's must-read stories

Cut money row: Mamata Banerjee's intemperate statements may jeopardise TMC's prospects in civic body, West Bengal Assembly polls
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Cut money row: Mamata Banerjee's intemperate statements may jeopardise TMC's prospects in civic body, West Bengal Assembly polls

West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee continues to tie herself up in knots, with her latest indiscretion being the raging ‘cut money’ row, which she raised publicly on 18 June

Kolkata doctors' strike: Mukul Roy-led BJP delegation seeks governor's intervention, accuses TMC of unleashing 'reign of terror'
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Kolkata doctors' strike: Mukul Roy-led BJP delegation seeks governor's intervention, accuses TMC of unleashing 'reign of terror'

The BJP demanded the resignation of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee from her Home and Health portfolios and sought the intervention of Governor KN Tripathi to resolve the crisis

Doctors' strike in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee claims BJP, CPM behind agitation, gives ultimatum to medicos to resume work by 2 pm
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Doctors' strike in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee claims BJP, CPM behind agitation, gives ultimatum to medicos to resume work by 2 pm

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee had given an ultimatum to the agitating junior doctors across the state to resume work by 2 pm and warned of action if the order was not followed.

BJP leader Mukul Roy claims Mamata Banerjee's speeches fuelled clashes in West Bengal's Sandeshkhali, blames her for police inaction
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BJP leader Mukul Roy claims Mamata Banerjee's speeches fuelled clashes in West Bengal's Sandeshkhali, blames her for police inaction

BJP leader Mukul Roy Tuesday blamed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the violence in Sandeshkhali that claimed three lives, saying her speeches "fuelled" the attacks on supporters of the saffron party.

West Bengal TMC-BJP clashes LIVE updates: Governor KN Tripathi meets Narendra Modi, Amit Shah to apprise them of situation in state
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West Bengal TMC-BJP clashes LIVE updates: Governor KN Tripathi meets Narendra Modi, Amit Shah to apprise them of situation in state

West Bengal TMC-BJP clashes LIVE updates: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. The meeting lasted for more than thirty minutes as Tripathi briefed the prime minister about the prevailing situation in the state. Earlier, he also met Home Minister Amit Shah and briefed him as well.

Setback for Mamata Banerjee as Mukul Roy's son, two other MLAs and 50 councillors join BJP's West Bengal unit
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Setback for Mamata Banerjee as Mukul Roy's son, two other MLAs and 50 councillors join BJP's West Bengal unit

Mukul Roy, once considered to be the second-in-command of the TMC, had joined the BJP in November, 2017 after a fallout with party supremo Mamata.

TMC suspends BJP leader Mukul Roy's son: Subhrangshu to follow in father's footsteps, join saffron party for 'new innings'
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TMC suspends BJP leader Mukul Roy's son: Subhrangshu to follow in father's footsteps, join saffron party for 'new innings'

Suspended TMC MLA Subhrangshu Roy, who is BJP leader Mukul Roy's son, on Friday said he will join the BJP within a few days, in what he called was a new innings in which he will be able to breath freely.

BJP leaders Samik Bhattacharya, Mukul Roy's cars vandalised in Kolkata, TMC alleges politicians were distributing cash for votes
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BJP leaders Samik Bhattacharya, Mukul Roy's cars vandalised in Kolkata, TMC alleges politicians were distributing cash for votes

BJP has alleged that the mob comprised workers of Trinamool Congress. The TMC has in turn said that locals were agitated upon seeing Bhattacharya, the party's candidate for the Dumdum seat which goes to polls on Sunday, and Roy enter a guesthouse for what they believed was to seal a cash-for-votes deal.

Ahead of phase 3 polls, West Bengal BJP urges Narendra Modi to contest Lok Sabha Election from state
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Ahead of phase 3 polls, West Bengal BJP urges Narendra Modi to contest Lok Sabha Election from state

Senior BJP leader Mukul Roy Saturday said that the West Bengal BJP unit has approached Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to contest from a Lok Sabha seat in West Bengal

TMC writes to Chief Election Commissioner against transfer of Coochbehar SP, calls move arbitrary, biased
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TMC writes to Chief Election Commissioner against transfer of Coochbehar SP, calls move arbitrary, biased

The TMC Tuesday transferred West Bengal's Coochbehar district Superintendent of Police (SP) Abhishek Gupta, two days ahead of the Lok Sabha polls in the area.