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Babul Supriyo sworn in as TMC MLA by Bengal Assembly deputy speaker, after Governor denied to change decision
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Babul Supriyo sworn in as TMC MLA by Bengal Assembly deputy speaker, after Governor denied to change decision

The speaker is nominated by the Governor to swear in new member of the assembly. However, Jagdeep Dhankhar had decided to name the deputy speaker for the job, and despite repeated pleas by Babul Surpiyo, the governor had decided to stick to his decision

Assam tackling illegal migration, Bengal is not, says Home Minister Amit Shah
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Assam tackling illegal migration, Bengal is not, says Home Minister Amit Shah

Trinamool Congress was quick to respond calling the home minister's claim a white lie and pointing out that stopping illegal migration was the job of the BSF which the central government runs

GhoseSpot | A year into government, why states have so little to show except perhaps Himanta’s Assam
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GhoseSpot | A year into government, why states have so little to show except perhaps Himanta’s Assam

Five new state governments — in Kerala, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Puducherry — were sworn into office in the second week of May last year

West Bengal BJP Yuva Morcha activist 'killed', party cancels all celebrations for Amit Shah's welcome in Kolkata
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West Bengal BJP Yuva Morcha activist 'killed', party cancels all celebrations for Amit Shah's welcome in Kolkata

The body of BJP Yuva Morcha activist Arjun Chowrasia (27) was found hanging in Ghosh Bagan area inside an abandoned building. The party claims that he has been murdered by the ruling Trinamool Congress

Amit Shah in West Bengal for two days, first time after 2021 state Assembly polls
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Amit Shah in West Bengal for two days, first time after 2021 state Assembly polls

Union Home Minister Amit Shah's visit to West Bengal comes at a time when the BJP looks to tone up its organisational machinery in the state, which has been plagued by internal squabbles since last year's Assembly poll results

Amit Shah on 3-day West Bengal visit from 4 May to motivate party leaders in state ahead of Lok Sabha polls 2024
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Amit Shah on 3-day West Bengal visit from 4 May to motivate party leaders in state ahead of Lok Sabha polls 2024

On 6 May, the Union Home Minister will address a programme organised by the Cultural Ministry at Victoria Memoria and will also visit to RSS office before leaving for Delhi

CM Mamata Banerjee 'influenced witnesses' of Birbhum violence by offering govt jobs: PIL in Calcutta High Court
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CM Mamata Banerjee 'influenced witnesses' of Birbhum violence by offering govt jobs: PIL in Calcutta High Court

Acting upon the plea, the Calcutta High Court has asked the West Bengal government to file an affidavit-in-opposition within four weeks

Indo-Bangla border cattle smuggling case: Delhi court takes cognisance of ED chargesheet filed against TMC leader
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Indo-Bangla border cattle smuggling case: Delhi court takes cognisance of ED chargesheet filed against TMC leader

Special Judge Sanjay Garg issued summons against TMC youth wing leader Vinay Mishra, his brother Vikas Mishra and other accused persons in the matter

Mamata Banerjee to counter BJP’s Hanskhali rape findings by TMC probe into Jahangirpuri riots in Delhi
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Mamata Banerjee to counter BJP’s Hanskhali rape findings by TMC probe into Jahangirpuri riots in Delhi

BJP fact-finding team, that visited Nadia district to get the ground report of Hanskhali gangrape, on Wednesday, submitted its preliminary report to JP Nadda and recommended dissolution of Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal

Nadia rape case: And ‘Justice For All’ remains a pipe dream in Mamata Banerjee’s West Bengal
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Nadia rape case: And ‘Justice For All’ remains a pipe dream in Mamata Banerjee’s West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee doesn’t want any kind of mud to stick to the Trinamool Congress. She sees this as a localised incident. Boy meets girl. They fall in love. It really doesn’t matter if the girl is a minor. Too bad she gets brutalised and then dies

'Pained' by infighting Ripun Bora quits Congress, joins Trinamool Congress
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'Pained' by infighting Ripun Bora quits Congress, joins Trinamool Congress

He alleged that the party's interest and ideology are being compromised in favour of the BJP for some vested interests of a few leaders

Artists, activists voice concern over Hanskhali rape case, ask Mamata to ensure women's safety
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Artists, activists voice concern over Hanskhali rape case, ask Mamata to ensure women's safety

A Class 9 student died hours after returning sick from the birthday party of a man, allegedly the son of a panchayat member, on 4 April, and her family filed an FIR against the accused five days later on 9 April at Hanskhali police station leading to his arrest.

Atrocities against women in West Bengal beyond words, says BJP fact finding team, meets minor rape victim's family in Nadia
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Atrocities against women in West Bengal beyond words, says BJP fact finding team, meets minor rape victim's family in Nadia

The BJP fact-finding team said the West Bengal government failed to ensure safety and security of women. They will submit their report to party national president JP Nadda

Minor raped in Nadia: Child Rights Commission sends two-member team to West Bengal to understand status of inquiry
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Minor raped in Nadia: Child Rights Commission sends two-member team to West Bengal to understand status of inquiry

NCPCR chairperson Priyank Kanoongo said that during the visit, the team, headed by Member Secretary-NCPCR, will also interact with family members and relevant stakeholders

BJP to send 5-member fact-finding panel to probe Hanskhali rape-murder in West Bengal
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BJP to send 5-member fact-finding panel to probe Hanskhali rape-murder in West Bengal

A 14-year-old girl died after she was allegedly gangraped at a birthday party in Hanskhali in West Bengal’s Nadia district. The incident took place on the night of 4 April, 2022

Explained: Why West Bengal is seeing red over Mamata Banerjee’s blue-and-white school uniform dress code
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Explained: Why West Bengal is seeing red over Mamata Banerjee’s blue-and-white school uniform dress code

Educationists and politicians have opposed the West Bengal chief minister's move, saying that each school has its own legacy. They also are of the opinion that adding the Biswa Bangla logo to the uniform is an attempt to politicise educational institutions

Why AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal is again taking on BJP and Narendra Modi
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Why AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal is again taking on BJP and Narendra Modi

Arvind Kejriwal’s attack on the BJP inside the Delhi Assembly was measured and well strategised. This was done keeping in mind his future political endeavours

Birbhum killings: When law of rule becomes law of ruler
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Birbhum killings: When law of rule becomes law of ruler

The Birbhum massacre is the latest in the long list of killings in West Bengal, but it is not going to fade away or be forgotten any time soon

Birbhum killings and after: West Bengal’s cycle of violence churns ceaselessly
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Birbhum killings and after: West Bengal’s cycle of violence churns ceaselessly

The TMC under Mamata Banerjee not only co-opted the Left Front model of dealing with dissent under Jyoti Basu, but also co-opted many Left goons whose sole job was to terrorise people to get the job done

Birbhum killings: Don't defame police force for fault of few, says Mamata Banerjee
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Birbhum killings: Don't defame police force for fault of few, says Mamata Banerjee

The West Bengal chief minister asserted that the state is the most peaceful one in the country and a huge hue and cry has been started over one incident to malign her state