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'Bhabhiji Papad' can develop antibodies, fight coronavirus: Union Minister

24 Jul 2020

'Bhabhiji Papad' can develop antibodies, fight coronavirus: Union Minister

At a time when the world is scrambling to develop a vaccine against coronavirus, a Union Minister launched a "papad" claiming it develops antibodies to fight the highly contagious disease.

Told PM to withdraw CAA: Mamata Banerjee after meeting Modi

11 Jan 2020

Told PM to withdraw CAA: Mamata Banerjee after meeting Modi

Since the Citizenship Amendment Act was passed last month, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has emerged as one of the most vocal critics of the "unconstitutional" law.

Why leave Muslims: BJP's Chandra Bose, Netaji's relative, questions CAA

24 Dec 2019

Why leave Muslims: BJP's Chandra Bose, Netaji's relative, questions CAA

The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has put Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the receiving end of criticism, with many saying that the ruling party didn't pay attention to India's secular nature.

BJP raises doubts on EVMs after losing Bengal by-polls. Ironical?

29 Nov 2019

BJP raises doubts on EVMs after losing Bengal by-polls. Ironical?

After losing the West Bengal assembly by-polls to the ruling Trinamool Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party has cast doubts on the reliability of electronic voting machines (EVMs). Ironical much?

Foreign cows are 'aunties', says BJP's Dilip Ghosh

05 Nov 2019

Foreign cows are 'aunties', says BJP's Dilip Ghosh

Much has been said, written, and joked about BJP's obsession with cows. But has the ridicule stopped its leaders from making bizarre comments? Of course not.

Doctors versus Mamata: What's happening in West Bengal

13 Jun 2019

Doctors versus Mamata: What's happening in West Bengal

As the assault on doctors at the Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital on Monday escalated into a strike in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee issued an ultimatum, threatening doctors to resume work.

West Bengal: 3 killed as TMC and BJP workers clash

09 Jun 2019

West Bengal: 3 killed as TMC and BJP workers clash

At least three were killed as workers of Trinamool Congress and BJP clashed in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Saturday evening.

Congress moves SC against Modi, Shah for violating poll code

29 Apr 2019

Congress moves SC against Modi, Shah for violating poll code

On Monday, Congress moved Supreme Court alleging that Election Commission isn't taking action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah for violating Model Code of Conduct.

WB: BJP leader Mukul Roy booked for TMC MLA's murder

10 Feb 2019

WB: BJP leader Mukul Roy booked for TMC MLA's murder

BJP leader Mukul Roy is among the four people who have been booked for the murder of a Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA in West Bengal's Nadia district on Saturday night.

After endorsing 'Mamata Banerjee for PM', Dilip Ghosh says 'impossible'

06 Jan 2019

After endorsing 'Mamata Banerjee for PM', Dilip Ghosh says 'impossible'

West Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Ghosh, who recently said state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee could become Prime Minister, has now said there is no such possibility.

Center renames three Andaman-&-Nicobar islands to mark first-ever Tricolor hoisting

25 Dec 2018

Center renames three Andaman-&-Nicobar islands to mark first-ever Tricolor hoisting

To mark the 75th anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose hoisting the Indian Tricolor at Port Blair for the first time, the Center has decided to rename three Andaman & Nicobar islands.

BJP hopes to start Rath Yatra today: WB party chief

07 Dec 2018

BJP hopes to start Rath Yatra today: WB party chief

West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh has said his party has full faith in the judiciary and hoped it would be able to kick-start its Rath Yatra campaign from today.

#2019Polls: BJP to take out 3 rath yatras in WB

09 Oct 2018

#2019Polls: BJP to take out 3 rath yatras in WB

With an eye on the next Lok Sabha polls, the West Bengal BJP unit would take out three rath yatras covering all the 42 Parliamentary Constituencies of the State.

WB BJP chief Dilip Ghosh's vehicle attacked in East Midnapore

17 Sep 2018

WB BJP chief Dilip Ghosh's vehicle attacked in East Midnapore

West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh's vehicle came under attack today in East Midnapore district, where he arrived in the morning with a contingent of 10-12 cars to attend a meeting, a police officer said.

#ShahInBengal: Anti-BJP posters dot venue, TMC blamed by saffron party

11 Aug 2018

#ShahInBengal: Anti-BJP posters dot venue, TMC blamed by saffron party

BJP President Amit Shah will be addressing a rally in West Bengal on Saturday, and ahead of the big event, anti-BJP posters have cropped up at the venue.

BJP will prepare Bengal-NRC if voted to power: Dilip Joshi

31 Jul 2018

BJP will prepare Bengal-NRC if voted to power: Dilip Joshi

West Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Joshi, on Monday, said the party will come up with National Register of Citizens in Bengal, just like Assam, if voted to power.

Flipkart customer complains about order, gets SMS to join BJP

27 Jun 2018

Flipkart customer complains about order, gets SMS to join BJP

In a bizarre turn of events, a Kolkata man got a text thanking him for joining Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after he dialled Flipkart.com to complain of a faulty order.

2019 battle: WB BJP exceeds Shah's expectations, targets 26 seats

24 Jun 2018

2019 battle: WB BJP exceeds Shah's expectations, targets 26 seats

Buoyed by its performance in rural polls, the West Bengal BJP unit is set to submit its Lok Sabha blueprint, targeting 26 seats, to party president Amit Shah during his two-day visit to the state from June 27.

Blood paints West Bengal: Another BJP-worker dies, after being kidnapped

02 Jun 2018

Blood paints West Bengal: Another BJP-worker dies, after being kidnapped

Days after the body of a 21-year-old BJP worker was discovered hanging from a tree in West Bengal's Purulia district, another party member was found dead in the state.

Supreme Court stays Calcutta HC order allowing e-nominations for elections

10 May 2018

Supreme Court stays Calcutta HC order allowing e-nominations for elections

On Thursday, ahead of the West Bengal panchayat elections, the Supreme Court stayed a Calcutta High Court order directing the West Bengal State Election Commission (SEC) to allow e-nominations filed for the upcoming elections.

WB: BJP-chief in trouble for brandishing weapons at Ram-Navami rally

27 Mar 2018

WB: BJP-chief in trouble for brandishing weapons at Ram-Navami rally

West Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Ghosh is in trouble after his antics at the party's Ram Navami rally in Kharagpur.

WB BJP leader Juhi Chowdhury arrested in child trafficking ring

01 Mar 2017

WB BJP leader Juhi Chowdhury arrested in child trafficking ring

BJP women's wing leader Juhi Chowdhury was arrested from Batasia, close to Indo-Nepal border in West Bengal, for her alleged involvement in a child trafficking case.