Suvendu Adhikari: News

17 Jun 2024

Kolkata Police

Bengal governor asks on-duty cops to vacate Raj Bhavan

West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose served a notice on Monday to Kolkata Police personnel deployed at the Raj Bhavan to immediately vacate the premises.

12 May 2024

Trinamool Congress

Viral video claims Sandeshkhali women protesters were paid ₹2,000 each 

The controversy surrounding the violence in Sandeshkhali, West Bengal, does not appear to be going away anytime soon.

09 May 2024

Trinamool Congress

Sandeshkhali woman withdraws case against TMC men, alleges BJP coercion

One of the three women from Sandeshkhali, whose rape complaints against the Trinamool Congress's leaders had stirred unrest in the area of North Parganas district, West Bengal has withdrawn her allegations, The Times of India reported.

05 May 2024

Mamata Banerjee

Voice 'AI-modulated': BJP leader after saying 'no rapes in Sandeshkhali'

A day after a video surfaced in which Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gangadhar Kayl was heard saying that "Suvendu Adhikari is behind the conspiracy," in Sandeshkhali, Kayl has taken a 180-degree turn.

27 Apr 2024

Trinamool Congress

TMC moves ECI over Sandeshkhali raids on polling day 

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) has written to the Election Commission of India (ECI) against the raids by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Sandeshkhali, West Bengal, during polling day on April 26.

18 Apr 2024

Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee claims Ram Navami clashes were 'pre-planned' 

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of orchestrating the violence during Ram Navami celebrations in Murshidabad district on Wednesday.

18 Apr 2024

Mamata Banerjee

BJP's Suvendu accuses Mamata of inciting violence on Ram Navami 

Suvendu Adhikari, the opposition leader in West Bengal, has blamed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the clashes during the Ram Navami procession in West Bengal's Murshidabad on Wednesday.

25 Mar 2024

Calcutta High Court

2024 polls: Ex-judge versus 'Khela Hobe' writer in Bengal's Tamluk 

The Lok Sabha race in West Bengal is heating up with former Calcutta High Court judge Abhijit Gangopadhyay squaring off against Debangshu Bhattacharya for the Tamluk seat.

25 Feb 2024

Mamata Banerjee

Stop calling Mamata 'didi,' she is 'aunty' now: Suvendu Adhikari

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari has kicked up a storm with his controversial comments against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

21 Feb 2024

West Bengal

Explained: What is happening in Sandeshkhali

The Sandeshkhali area of West Bengal has turned into a political hotbed, with Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chairperson Mamata Banerjee accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of inciting riots.

21 Feb 2024

Mamata Banerjee

Sandeshkhali unrest: BJP hits out at Mamata, opposition

Expressing concern over the unrest in Sandeshkhali, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee.

05 Jan 2024

West Bengal

ED team attacked in Bengal, TMC leader arrested during raids

An Enforcement Directorate (ED) team was reportedly attacked in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Friday.

Bengal will witness 'Modi Tsunami' during Lok Sabha elections: Suvendu

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari claimed on Sunday that the performance of the saffron brigade in the assembly polls will significantly impact the political situation in West Bengal.

08 Nov 2023

West Bengal

BJP leader found hanging from tree, party demands CBI probe

In a shocking incident in West Bengal's Bankura, a local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Subhadeep Mishra, was found hanging from the branch of a tree on Wednesday.

27 Aug 2023

West Bengal

West Bengal: 7 dead in explosion at illegal fireworks factory

At least seven people died, and several others were reportedly injured in an explosion at an illegal firecracker factory in Duttapukur, West Bengal, on Sunday.

05 May 2023

West Bengal

Man dies after allegedly being hit by Suvendu Adhikari's car

A man reportedly died after being hit by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari's car at Chandipur in West Bengal's Purba Medinipur district on Thursday night, locals claimed.

22 Apr 2023

West Bengal

West Bengal: Cops drag rape victim's body, video goes viral

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday lashed out at West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee after a purported video of the police allegedly dragging a rape victim's body surfaced on social media.

12 Apr 2023

West Bengal

Bengal over-reported midday meals worth Rs. 100 cr: Centre

A panel appointed by the Education Ministry found that the West Bengal government had over-reported 16 crore midday meals worth over Rs. 100 crore between April to September 2022, reported PTI.

15 Dec 2022

West Bengal

Bengal: Stampede kills 3 at Suvendu Adhikari's blanket distribution event

Two women and a 12-year-old girl died in a stampede at an event organized by Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) local unit where the leader of Opposition in the state, Suvendu Adhikari, was the chief guest in West Burdwan district's Asansol, West Bengal, on Wednesday evening.

03 Dec 2022

West Bengal

West Bengal: 3 dead in blast at TMC leader's house

At least three individuals reportedly lost their lives in a bomb blast at a Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader's house on Friday in West Bengal's East Medinipur.

13 Sep 2022

West Bengal

West Bengal: BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari detained amid 'Nabanna Abhiyan'

Amid the ongoing political battle between the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in West Bengal, the police on Tuesday detained hundreds of BJP members, including senior leader Suvendu Adhikari.

Will implement CAA after COVID-19 booster vaccination drive: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said the government will implement the Citizenship (Amendment) Act of 2019, or the CAA, after the COVID-19 booster vaccination drive is over, The Indian Express reported.

10 Dec 2021

West Bengal

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.

18 Oct 2021

West Bengal

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).

04 Sep 2021

West Bengal

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.

14 Jul 2021

West Bengal

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.

08 Jul 2021

West Bengal

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.

05 Jul 2021

Trinamool Congress

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.

02 Jul 2021

Trinamool Congress

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.

18 Jun 2021

West Bengal

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.

06 Jun 2021

West Bengal

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.

31 May 2021

West Bengal

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.

02 May 2021

Mamata Banerjee

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.

09 Apr 2021

Mamata Banerjee

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.

01 Apr 2021

Mamata Banerjee

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.

23 Dec 2020

West Bengal

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.

19 Dec 2020

West Bengal

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.

18 Dec 2020

West Bengal

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.

27 Nov 2020

West Bengal

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.

17 Aug 2017

West Bengal

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.