Asserting that none of the victims had any association with the saffron camp, he said, we believe in humane values. The BJP always stands by humanity and does not label anyone as its vote bank."
The petition was filed before the bench of the Calcutta High Court Chief Justice Prakash Srivastava, who has assured to consider the matter after examining its merits.
The pilot managed to land it safely at Netaji Subhas Chandra International Airport. However, Banerjee suffered injuries caused by the steep climb-down the flight had to make to cope with the turbulence.
Banerjee was referring to the incident when Dhankhar returned the Chief Minister's recommendation to convene an Assembly session from March 7, stating that the proposal did not meet constitutional norms.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee told in a press conference that she has blocked Dhankhar's twitter account making is clear that the ruling party will not leave any stones unturned in their battle against the Governor.
On January 25, while speaking to the media after paying floral tributes at the statue of B R Ambedkar on the Assembly premises on the National Voters Day, the governor not only castigated the Speaker and the chief minister for allegedly not providing the information he had sought, but also described the political condition in West Bengal as horrible and frightening
Speaking to the media after meeting Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said she invited the prime minister to inaugurate the Bengal Global Business Summit which will be held in West Bengal in April next year.
After 21 rounds of counting, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee secured 84,709 of the total 1,17,875 votes, securing more than 71 per cent of the total votes polled while Tibrewal secured 26,350 votes
The by-polls are being held in south Kolkata's Bhabanipur, besides Jangipur and Samserganj seats in Murshidabad district.
"I will continue to work constitutionally as an MP in Asansol. Politics is beyond the constitutional post and I withdraw myself from it. I will not join any other party. I will vacate the MP bungalow in Delhi and release security personnel from their duties soon," he was quoted saying.
BJP complained to the Election Commission of India objecting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's candidature from Bhabanipur Assembly constituency as she has suppressed facts in her affidavit along with her nomination papers
Banerjee, a resident of Bhowanipore, had won the seat twice in 2011 and 2016 but shifted to Nandigram, where the anti-farmland acquisition movement against the Left Front government had transformed her into a major political force in the volatile state, to dare her former protege and now a BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari on his home turf.
Madan Mitra announced that Mamata Banerjee's speech will be broadcasted virtually across the whole country. Generally, TMC observes July 21 to commemorate the police firing in 1993 in Kolkata during a rally organised by the State Youth Congress under the leadership of Mamata Banerjee, in which 13 people lost their lives.
In a memorandum submitted to the poll panel, the party stated that with the decreasing number of Coronavirus cases in the state, the conditions are conducive for conducting the bypolls with appropriate Covid protocols in place.
The newly inducted leader said that while he was in touch with Mamata Banerjee and her nephew Abhishek Banerjee before the assembly elections, had he joined the TMC before the polls, it would have been construed that he switched allegiance for some post.
Taking a dig at the Mamata Banerjee government's decision to acquire an aircraft, Leader of Opposition in the West Bengal Assembly Suvendu Adhikari on Wednesday said that the 'head of state', marred by fake vaccination conducted by a fake official, now wants to have a delusional flight
Taking a dig at the media, Dhankhar said, "I was surprised to see the media in a shyness mode. Why no questions have been asked about the people who have been charge-sheeted. I have come to know about the pathetic state of affairs of the media,"
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear the appeals against the Calcutta High Court order denying West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Law Minister Moloy Ghatak from filing affidavits on their role on the day of arrest of four Trinamool Congreess leaders on May 17 by the CBI in Narada case.
Mamata Banerjee has got married to Socialism. Well, this might sound bizarre, but such a wedding actually took place in Tamil Nadu’s Salem district. The bride, P Mamata Banerjee and the groom named Socialism tied the knot on Sunday (June 13).
It was an unprecedented situation India witnessed at Kalaikunda on 28th May, 2021, during the Prime Minister’s visit -- soon after the Cyclone Yaas -- to take stock of the damage the cyclone brought about to West Bengal.
Alapan Bandyopadhyay's decision to opt for normal retirement came after the Centre sent a second letter to him and the state government, asking the senior officer to report to North Block on Tuesday, clearly indicating that the Centre will not withdraw from its stance.
West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay, whose sudden transfer order from the Centre days before his retirement snowballed into a major controversy, is unlikely to report to the Department of Personnel and Training on Monday, as he is yet to get the nod from the state government, a highly placed source said.
Barely four days after he was granted extension, the Centre on Friday night sought services of West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay and asked the state government to relieve the officer immediately, a move termed by the ruling Trinamool Congress as "forced deputation".
The review meeting snowballed into a political controversy after Mamata Banerjee personally met Prime Minister Narendra Modi before the meeting and submitted a copy of the damages caused by the cyclone to him.
As per the announcement, tests will be held only for the compulsory subjects, while the schools will give marks for the additional subjects based on internal assessment.
The sitting Trinamool Congress MLA from Bhowanipur, Sovandeb Chattopadhyay, tendered his resignation to Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee, which was immediately accepted.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has written to President and Prime Minister demanding a change of Governor in the interest of "good governance " in the state .
The CBI on Monday arrested TMC leaders Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee and Madan Mitra as well as former party leader Sovan Chatterjee in Kolkata in connection with the Narada sting case in which politicians were purportedly caught taking money on camera, officials said.
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