Day after civic poll rout, BJP’s Tathagata Roy says party run by “debauch, traitors”

A day after his party’s dismal performance in the KMC polls, veteran BJP leader Tathagata Roy slammed the state leadership, saying the party is being run by a bunch of “rotten debauch-cum-traitors”. On Tuesday, West Bengal’s ruling TMC gained control of the 144-member Kolkata Municipal Corporation, clinching 134 seats, in an emphatic endorsement for the … Read more

SC notice to WB govt on appeal by Vijayvargiya, 2 other BJP leaders in assault case

The Supreme Court Monday sought response from the West Bengal government and others on a plea filed by BJP leaders Kailash Vijayvargiya, Jisnu Basu, and Pradeep Joshi in a case of alleged assault on a woman and criminal intimidation. A bench of Justices M R Shah and A S Bopanna issued notice to the state … Read more

Bengal Polls 2021: Early trends not real indicator of Bengal poll outcome: Kailash Vijayvargiya

BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Sunday exuded confidence that his party will form the next government in West Bengal. He said that the initial trends from postal ballots were “not the real indicator of the final outcome”. “We will cross the magic figure by evening. I am sure that we will form the … Read more

BJP urges EC to remove ‘political appointees’ from local bodies in Bengal

The BJP on Thursday urged the Election Commission to remove “political appointees” from various boards of administrators in civic bodies appointed by the West Bengal government, saying it appointed the same representatives who had completed their term of five years in blatant violation of constitutional and legal provisions. A BJP delegation, including Union minister Dharmendra … Read more

There is a rush to join BJP in Bengal, but party is choosy about inducting people: Vijayvargiya

KOLKATA: A day ahead of home minister Amit Shah‘s visit to West Bengal, BJP general secretary and party in charge for the state Kailash Vijayvargiya said hundreds of workers and office bearers of the Trinamool Congress, CPI, CPM and Congress would join the BJP on Saturday in Medinipur town where Shah is scheduled to address … Read more

Attack on Nadda’s convoy: Refusing to release officers, West Bengal says they’re busy with Covid duty

New Delhi: The West Bengal government has opposed the Centre’s move to attach three Indian Police Service officers from the state cadre with the Union home ministry, conveying to the ministry that the purpose behind the central government’s move is not clear, the three officers are engaged in key assignments amid the Covid-19 pandemic and … Read more

In West Bengal, BJP says Citizenship Amendment Act rollout by January-end

NEW DELHI: BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya has said that the Citizenship Amendment Act rules will be framed in the next one month, after which the Act will be ready for implementation in the state. “We are firm in our promise to refugees. There was some delay in framing of the rules, but the … Read more