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West Bengal minister Rajib Banerjee resigns from Mamata Banerjee-led Cabinet
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West Bengal minister Rajib Banerjee resigns from Mamata Banerjee-led Cabinet

The Domjur MLA joins a string of TMC leaders who have quit the ruling party ahead of the state Assembly polls

Three BJP activists arrested for raising 'goli maro...' slogan at party leader Suvendu Adhikari's rally
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Three BJP activists arrested for raising 'goli maro...' slogan at party leader Suvendu Adhikari's rally

The Opposition BJP accused the police administration of being partial as it failed to take action against the TMC supporters who had raised similar slogans on Tuesday

'Contest Assembly polls only from Nandigram': Suvendu Adhikari throws down gauntlet to Mamata Banerjee
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'Contest Assembly polls only from Nandigram': Suvendu Adhikari throws down gauntlet to Mamata Banerjee

The West Bengal chief minister on Monday said she will contest polls from both Bhawanipore and Nandigram, if possible. Adhikari held the Nandigram seat before he switched from TMC to BJP

Suvendu Adhikari's 'strongman' status is highly questionable; Mamata unlikely to face stiff challenge in Nandigram
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Suvendu Adhikari's 'strongman' status is highly questionable; Mamata unlikely to face stiff challenge in Nandigram

It is important to remember that Suvendu Adhikari barely got two MLAs to quit alongside him from his ‘stronghold’ and another three from other districts

Mamata Banerjee's move to enter Nandigram poll fray indicates acknowledgment of bitter battle ahead
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Mamata Banerjee's move to enter Nandigram poll fray indicates acknowledgment of bitter battle ahead

The West Bengal chief minister's decision to contest the upcoming Assembly election from Nandigram has set off a political storm in the state

Pros and cons of Mamata Banerjee’s Nandigram showdown against Suvendu Adhikari
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Pros and cons of Mamata Banerjee’s Nandigram showdown against Suvendu Adhikari

The CM is signalling to her supporters that she will punish Adhikari’s betrayal herself. She is telling them that she is not the dejected and flustered Mamata that her rivals are trying to project.

West Bengal Assembly Election: Mamata Banerjee to contest from Nandigram against turncoat Suvendu Adhikari
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West Bengal Assembly Election: Mamata Banerjee to contest from Nandigram against turncoat Suvendu Adhikari

Banerjee, hitting out at Adhikari and other TMC leaders who jumped ship to the BJP, said she will not allow them to 'sell out' the state

West Bengal polls 2021: Relying on defectors will exacerbate existing tensions, BJP will have to reinvent itself
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West Bengal polls 2021: Relying on defectors will exacerbate existing tensions, BJP will have to reinvent itself

The AIMIM foray may not amount to much in Bengal, given the distinctly Bengali identity of Bengali Muslims. Nevertheless, that will play into the equation. But BJP can't rely on Owaisi to mount a challenge to the TMC, especially with Banerjee’s latest slew of welfare schemes pulling a lot of popular heft.

Fifteen councillors, including Soumendu Adhikari, in West Bengal's Contai quit TMC to join BJP
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Fifteen councillors, including Soumendu Adhikari, in West Bengal's Contai quit TMC to join BJP

Soumendu, who was ex-administrator of the Contai Municipality, is Suvendu Adhikari's brother. Suvendu had quit the TMC and joined the BJP last month

With Suvendu Adhikari's departure from Trinamool, Bengal politics is more roiled than ever
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With Suvendu Adhikari's departure from Trinamool, Bengal politics is more roiled than ever

Suvendu Adhikari's departure from TMC does not mean that everything is cut and dried. It’s possible that in the coming weeks, more Suvendu ‘loyalists’ will join BJP. But until that happens, what kind of traction he will have in his new home is debatable

'Ten-year relationship ended because of politics': BJP MP vows to divorce wife who joined TMC
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'Ten-year relationship ended because of politics': BJP MP vows to divorce wife who joined TMC

Sujata alleged that "misfit and corrupt leaders" are getting more importance in the saffron camp than the loyal ones and claimed she had not received due recognitio

Suvendu Adhikari calls TMC 'party of traitors' after joining BJP, says saffron party will form next govt in Bengal
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Suvendu Adhikari calls TMC 'party of traitors' after joining BJP, says saffron party will form next govt in Bengal

Adhikari, the face of the Nandigram movement which added to the political heft of Mamata Banerjee and catapulted her to power in 2011, was handed over the BJP flag by Home Minister Amit Shah during a rally on Saturday

Mamata Banerjee will be 'left alone', says Amit Shah in West Bengal rally; Suvendu Adhikari, nine other MLAs join BJP
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Mamata Banerjee will be 'left alone', says Amit Shah in West Bengal rally; Suvendu Adhikari, nine other MLAs join BJP

Shah also claimed that the BJP will "form the next government in West Bengal with more than 200 seats" in the 294-member Assembly

Amit Shah to begin two-day visit to West Bengal today amid upheaval in ruling TMC
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Amit Shah to begin two-day visit to West Bengal today amid upheaval in ruling TMC

According to a press statement issued by BJP, Shah will also review election management work during a meeting with central ministers from West Bengal

Double blow for TMC as Bengal MLA Jitendra Tiwari quits party a day after Suvendu Adhikari resigned
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Double blow for TMC as Bengal MLA Jitendra Tiwari quits party a day after Suvendu Adhikari resigned

Tiwari's resignation has fueled speculations that he might join the BJP, however, the former TMC MLA has been tight lipped about the matter

Suvendu Adhikari resigns from TMC, may join BJP when Amit Shah visits Bengal this weekend
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Suvendu Adhikari resigns from TMC, may join BJP when Amit Shah visits Bengal this weekend

The Nandigram leader has been distancing himself from the Mamata-led ruling party over the last few months, and has maintained that it is difficult for him to work with the Trinamool Congress

Mamata Banerjee to address rally today in disgruntled TMC leader Suvendu Adhikari's bastion of East Midnapore
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Mamata Banerjee to address rally today in disgruntled TMC leader Suvendu Adhikari's bastion of East Midnapore

Banerjee had issued a stern warning against 'anti-party activities' and asked TMC leaders in touch with the Opposition to quit the ruling party

West Bengal governor may soon ask Mamata Banerjee to prove majority, says BJP MP Saumitra Khan
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West Bengal governor may soon ask Mamata Banerjee to prove majority, says BJP MP Saumitra Khan

The ruling TMC has been trying to keep its flock together, as several key leaders, including Suvendu Adhikari, have, of late, openly aired their grievances against the dispensation

TMC accuses BJP of 'capturing' three party offices in Suvendu Adhikari's home turf; saffron party denies charges
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TMC accuses BJP of 'capturing' three party offices in Suvendu Adhikari's home turf; saffron party denies charges

Local TMC member Sheikh Naushad claimed that the BJP activists ransacked three party offices at Kulta, Amiachak and Patna, shouting slogans that these offices now belong to them

TMC leader Suvendu Adhikari resigns as West Bengal minister, speculations rife about next move
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TMC leader Suvendu Adhikari resigns as West Bengal minister, speculations rife about next move

Adhikari was unhappy with the organisational rejig in the TMC that was conducted a few months ago, sources told PTI