Articles about Suvendu Adhikari

Cartoonist, Padma Shri awardee Narayan Debnath passes away at 97

18 Jan 2022

India
Cartoonist, Padma Shri awardee Narayan Debnath passes away at 97

Legendary cartoonist Narayan Debnath is no more.

BJP's Kolkata civic poll manifesto talks security, health, education

10 Dec 2021

Politics
BJP's Kolkata civic poll manifesto talks security, health, education

The West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party released its poll manifesto for the civic elections in Kolkata on Wednesday.

West Bengal: BJP youth wing leader killed; TMC under scanner

18 Oct 2021

Politics
West Bengal: BJP youth wing leader killed; TMC under scanner

In the latest instance of political violence in West Bengal, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing leader Mithun Ghosh was shot dead, allegedly by the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC).

'Disillusioned in BJP,' says Babul Supriyo; saffron party hits back

19 Sep 2021

Politics
'Disillusioned in BJP,' says Babul Supriyo; saffron party hits back

Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo, who joined the Trinamool Congress Saturday, said he was "disillusioned" with the BJP.

Mamata Banerjee set to contest by-election on September 30

04 Sep 2021

Politics
Mamata Banerjee set to contest by-election on September 30

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is set to contest the Bhabanipur Assembly by-election on September 30, according to the schedule announced by the Election Commission of India today.

Adhikari meets Bengal Governor over Roy's appointment as PAC chief

14 Jul 2021

Politics
Adhikari meets Bengal Governor over Roy's appointment as PAC chief

Leader of Opposition in West Bengal Assembly Suvendu Adhikari on Tuesday met Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar seeking his intervention in MLA Mukul Roy's appointment as the Chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), maintaining that norms were not followed.

BJP MP withdraws resignation from BJYM post after Shah's intervention

08 Jul 2021

Politics
BJP MP withdraws resignation from BJYM post after Shah's intervention

West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Saumitra Khan on Wednesday withdrew his resignation within hours after the intervention of the saffron party's central leadership.

West Bengal: BJP alleges its MLA was attacked by TMC

05 Jul 2021

India
West Bengal: BJP alleges its MLA was attacked by TMC

The BJP in West Bengal has claimed that its Sonamukhi legislator Dibakar Gharami was attacked by Trinamool Congress activists in Bankura district even though the police denied having any information about it.

Amid row, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta denies meeting Suvendu Adhikari

02 Jul 2021

Politics
Amid row, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta denies meeting Suvendu Adhikari

Tushar Mehta, the Solicitor General of India, on Friday denied claims that he met with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari.

Mamata Banerjee challenges Suvendu Adhikari's Nandigram win, hearing next week

18 Jun 2021

Politics
Mamata Banerjee challenges Suvendu Adhikari's Nandigram win, hearing next week

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has filed a petition in the Calcutta High Court, challenging her election defeat in Nandigram to the rival BJP's Suvendu Adhikari.

Bengal: BJP's Suvendu Adhikari, brother booked for stealing relief material

06 Jun 2021

Politics
Bengal: BJP's Suvendu Adhikari, brother booked for stealing relief material

The West Bengal Police has registered an FIR against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Suvendu Adhikari and his brother Soumendu for allegedly stealing relief materials worth several lakhs, reportedly distributed in cyclone-hit areas.

West Bengal Chief Secretary quits amid Mamata-Modi row

31 May 2021

Politics
West Bengal Chief Secretary quits amid Mamata-Modi row

Alapan Bandyopadhyay has quit as West Bengal Chief Secretary and will now serve as Chief Adviser to the state government, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced today.

Mamata Banerjee-led TMC poised to retain West Bengal

02 May 2021

Politics
Mamata Banerjee-led TMC poised to retain West Bengal

The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) has taken a comfortable lead in West Bengal, which witnessed one of the most high-octane campaigns in the last few weeks.

EC sends notice to Suvendu Adhikari over alleged hate speech

09 Apr 2021

Politics
EC sends notice to Suvendu Adhikari over alleged hate speech

The Election Commission sent a notice to Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Suvendu Adhikari on Thursday for alleged communal undertones in a speech that he delivered in West Bengal's Nandigram last month.

West Bengal election: Suvendu Adhikari's convoy attacked in Nandigram

01 Apr 2021

Politics
West Bengal election: Suvendu Adhikari's convoy attacked in Nandigram

Amid phase two of polling in West Bengal, the convoy of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari was attacked on Thursday afternoon.

West Bengal Minister Rajib Banerjee resigns from Mamata Banerjee's Cabinet

22 Jan 2021

Politics
West Bengal Minister Rajib Banerjee resigns from Mamata Banerjee's Cabinet

In yet another setback to CM Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal Government, the state's Forest Minister Rajib Banerjee has announced his resignation from the position on Friday.

Four skip Mamata Banerjee's cabinet meeting, spark speculations of resignations

23 Dec 2020

Politics
Four skip Mamata Banerjee's cabinet meeting, spark speculations of resignations

Four cabinet ministers skipped the meeting convened by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday, triggering speculations that more resignations could hit Trinamool Congress.

Shah reaches Bengal for two-day visit, will address rally today

19 Dec 2020

Politics
Shah reaches Bengal for two-day visit, will address rally today

Bharatiya Janata Party's top leader and the country's Home Minister, Amit Shah, arrived in West Bengal on Saturday, after 1 am. He will stay in the state for two days to take stock of the situation ahead of the high-voltage elections, slated to be held next year.

After Suvendu Adhikari, Jitendra Tiwari, another TMC MLA quits party

18 Dec 2020

Politics
After Suvendu Adhikari, Jitendra Tiwari, another TMC MLA quits party

Trinamool Congress MLA Shilbhadra Dutta tendered his resignation from the party on Friday morning in what has been the third such exit for the ruling party in West Bengal.

TMC heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari resigns as West Bengal Transport Minister

27 Nov 2020

Politics
TMC heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari resigns as West Bengal Transport Minister

Trinamool Congress (TMC) heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari on Friday resigned as the Minister of Transport and Irrigation in West Bengal.

Violence erupts after Shah's rally: Rajnath, Mamata argue on call

30 Jan 2019

Politics
Violence erupts after Shah's rally: Rajnath, Mamata argue on call

On Tuesday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had a heated exchange. Singh had called her over the violence that erupted after BJP President Amit Shah addressed a rally in WB, earlier in the day.

Ahead of 2019, Mamata Banerjee's TMC undergoes heavy restructuring

07 Jun 2018

Politics
Ahead of 2019, Mamata Banerjee's TMC undergoes heavy restructuring

WB CM and TMC Chief Mamata Banerjee is gearing up full-time for the 2019 battle.

West Bengal: TMC decimates opposition in municipal polls

17 Aug 2017

Politics
West Bengal: TMC decimates opposition in municipal polls

West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress maintained its lead and won in all seven civic bodies that went to polls last week.