Babul Supriyo

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#RIPSushmaSwaraj: BJP leader to be cremated with full state honors

07 Aug 2019

#RIPSushmaSwaraj: BJP leader to be cremated with full state honors

A prolific leader, a brilliant orator, and one of the most-loved politicians of India, Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday night. She was 67.

BJP mixing religion and politics with 'Jai Shri Ram': Mamata

03 Jun 2019

BJP mixing religion and politics with 'Jai Shri Ram': Mamata

The slogan 'Jai Shri Ram' has taken center stage in West Bengal politics. In the last couple of days, workers of BJP mouthed the words in front of several Trinamool leaders, including Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Asansol: After 'bed-tea' excuse, Sen says 'little violence happens'

30 Apr 2019

Asansol: After 'bed-tea' excuse, Sen says 'little violence happens'

Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen, who is contesting from West Bengal's Asansol, found nothing unusual in the poll violence and said, "Thoda toh hoga hi, har jagah hota hai."

Late bed-tea, Sen on why she wasn't aware of Asansol-violence

29 Apr 2019

Late bed-tea, Sen on why she wasn't aware of Asansol-violence

As violence mired polling in West Bengal's Asansol on Monday, Trinamool candidate Moon Moon Sen said she didn't know about it as she got her bed-tea "late".

#ElectionPhase4: 72 constituencies go to polls, Bollywood celebrities vote

29 Apr 2019

#ElectionPhase4: 72 constituencies go to polls, Bollywood celebrities vote

The fourth phase of elections began on Monday as 72 Lok Sabha seats, spread across 9 states, went into polling. In this phase, 957 candidates are in the fray.

Lok Sabha elections phase 4: Looking at top 5 battles

28 Apr 2019

Lok Sabha elections phase 4: Looking at top 5 battles

The fourth phase of polls will be held on Monday, April 29. Like we have seen, the battle is not restricted to BJP and Congress, as several regional parties have shown they won't back down easily.

Babul Supriyo takes pug on train to 'find' Vodafone network

27 Nov 2018

Babul Supriyo takes pug on train to 'find' Vodafone network

Long train journeys in India can be pretty cumbersome, especially when your cell phone can't catch signals.

Deserve benefit of doubt: Supriyo on 'break your leg' controversy

19 Sep 2018

Deserve benefit of doubt: Supriyo on 'break your leg' controversy

Union Minister Babul Supriyo, who is at the center of a controversy for saying he will break a man's leg, said on Wednesday that he deserved the benefit of doubt.

A hug shakes Indian politics

21 Jul 2018

A hug shakes Indian politics

For the BJP, it was "drama." For the Congress, it was an "unscripted" win. For the rest, it was plain amusing.

Babul Supriyo refuses facilities provided by TMC government in protest

30 Jun 2018

Babul Supriyo refuses facilities provided by TMC government in protest

A day after he got into an altercation with the District Magistrate of West Bengal's Purulia while visiting the public rally of BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday, Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries, Babul Supriyo, has decided not to accept any facility provided by Mamata administration in protest.

Need to include yoga in school-curriculum to create healthy-nation: Naidu

21 Jun 2018

Need to include yoga in school-curriculum to create healthy-nation: Naidu

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today stressed on the need to include Yoga in school curriculum to 'create a healthy nation'.

West Bengal: Locals retrieve ballot-box from pond. Safe keeping much?

14 May 2018

West Bengal: Locals retrieve ballot-box from pond. Safe keeping much?

In a surprising incident, a ballot box was retrieved from a pond in West Bengal's Sonadangi, earlier today. It is still not clear how the box landed in the pond.

WB-violence: Two more killed, Babul Supriyo barred from entering Asansol

30 Mar 2018

WB-violence: Two more killed, Babul Supriyo barred from entering Asansol

The violence that began in the aftermath of Ram Navami celebrations continues unabated in West Bengal.

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan reacts on row over his song

22 Feb 2018

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan reacts on row over his song

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, who has sung some memorable numbers in Bollywood films over the years, is currently facing protests for his song 'Ishtehaar' from the film 'Welcome To New York.'

FIR against Diljit Dosanjh for allegedly hurting Sikh sentiments

22 Feb 2018

FIR against Diljit Dosanjh for allegedly hurting Sikh sentiments

Troubles seem to be chasing the team of 'Welcome To New York.' After a song by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan sparked a controversy for the makers, an FIR has now been filed against the lead actor of the film, Diljit Dosanjh.

Babul Supriyo launches protest against Pakistani artists singing in Bollywood

19 Feb 2018

Babul Supriyo launches protest against Pakistani artists singing in Bollywood

While Pakistani actors were banned from working in Bollywood post the 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' fiasco, the singers from across the border continue to lend their voices to songs in Hindi films.

Amit Shah flags off the Janaraksha Yatra protesting "red-jihadi" terror

03 Oct 2017

Amit Shah flags off the Janaraksha Yatra protesting "red-jihadi" terror

BJP chief Amit Shah has flagged off the Janaraksha Yatra to be led by the party's state president Kummanam Rajashekhharan at Payyannur.

Amit Shah gearing up for West Bengal

30 Apr 2017

Amit Shah gearing up for West Bengal

BJP chief Amit Shah visited West Bengal for 3 days to identify the road map for the BJP to make headway in the state.

MEA denies permission to rename West Bengal to Bangla

30 Mar 2017

MEA denies permission to rename West Bengal to Bangla

The Ministry of External Affairs has denied West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's wish to rename the state Bangla. The MEA said it created confusion over its similarity to Bangladesh.

ED officer suspended for alleged involvement in Rose Valley

02 Feb 2017

ED officer suspended for alleged involvement in Rose Valley

Assistant director of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Kolkata, Manoj Kumar, was suspended on Wednesday after photos and videos of him with Gautum Kundu's wife went viral.

Rose Valley scam: TMC's Sudip Bandopadhyay sent to jail

13 Jan 2017

Rose Valley scam: TMC's Sudip Bandopadhyay sent to jail

The TMC's Lok Sabha MP Sudip Bandopadhyay was sent to jail by a CBI court.

Sudip Bandyopadhyay arrested in Rose Valley scam

03 Jan 2017

Sudip Bandyopadhyay arrested in Rose Valley scam

Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay was arrested on Tuesday by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for his alleged involvement in the Rs.15,000 crore Rose Valley chit fund scam.

Tapas Pal names Babul Supriyo in Rose Valley scam

02 Jan 2017

Tapas Pal names Babul Supriyo in Rose Valley scam

On Sunday, Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal accused Babul Supriyo of dragging him into the Rose Valley scam.

TMC MP Tapas Pal arrested in Rose Valley scam

30 Dec 2016

TMC MP Tapas Pal arrested in Rose Valley scam

Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal has been arrested by the CBI for links to the Rose Valley chit-fund scam; he was questioned by the CBI in the case earlier today.

Rose Valley scam sees assets worth Rs.1,250 crore seized

23 Dec 2016

Rose Valley scam sees assets worth Rs.1,250 crore seized

The Enforcement Directorate seized assets worth Rs.1,250 crore from the money laundering and ponzi schemes run by the Rose Valley Group. The ED also obtained assets which included eight hotels and a Rolls Royce.

West Bengal: Now just 'Bengal'

03 Aug 2016

West Bengal: Now just 'Bengal'

Mamata Banerjee's state cabinet passed a proposal to rechristen West Bengal to 'Bengal' in English.