Mukul Roy

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In BJP rejig, Ram Madhav, others replaced; Tejasvi Surya promoted

26 Sep 2020

In BJP rejig, Ram Madhav, others replaced; Tejasvi Surya promoted

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday announced that it would replace senior leaders like Ram Madhav with fresh faces in a reshuffle of party posts.

West Bengal: 107 TMC, Congress, CPM MLAs to join BJP

13 Jul 2019

West Bengal: 107 TMC, Congress, CPM MLAs to join BJP

In a significant political development, BJP leader Mukul Roy on Saturday made sensational claims that 107 MLAs from West Bengal are set to join the saffron party.

Trinamool v/s BJP: What is happening in Bengal

10 Jun 2019

Trinamool v/s BJP: What is happening in Bengal

During 2019 Lok Sabha elections, West Bengal (sort of) redefined violence, with clashes between Trinamool and Bharatiya Janata Party workers being reported in all seven phases.

Days after results, 2 Trinamool MLAs, 50+ councilors join BJP

28 May 2019

Days after results, 2 Trinamool MLAs, 50+ councilors join BJP

In a major setback to Trinamool Chief Mamata Banerjee, two MLAs of her party and over 50 councilors joined BJP on Tuesday.

Stung by BJP's rise, Bengal CM Banerjee calls emergency meeting

25 May 2019

Stung by BJP's rise, Bengal CM Banerjee calls emergency meeting

The Bharatiya Janata Party pulled off the impossible these Lok Sabha elections. Not only did the party trump its 2014 tally in Lok Sabha, but it also made inroads in West Bengal, making dents in Mamata Banerjee's citadel.

BJP's Bharati Ghosh breaks down after being heckled, blames Trinamool

12 May 2019

BJP's Bharati Ghosh breaks down after being heckled, blames Trinamool

Bharati Ghosh was once West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's trusted aide. After falling out with Trinamool Chief, the former IPS officer joined BJP and is now contesting polls from Ghatal Lok Sabha seat.

Bengal CID grills IPS officer-turned-BJP candidate after she files nomination

20 Apr 2019

Bengal CID grills IPS officer-turned-BJP candidate after she files nomination

A day after former IPS officer turned politician Bharati Ghosh filed her Lok Sabha nomination from Ghatal constituency as BJP candidate, she was questioned by West Bengal CID for eight hours.

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.

CBI begins day-2 of questioning Rajeev Kumar: Details here

10 Feb 2019

CBI begins day-2 of questioning Rajeev Kumar: Details here

After a gruelling eight hour-long questioning session on Saturday, the CBI, on Sunday, commenced questioning Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar again in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam.

BJP leader Mukul Roy's brother-in-law arrested for duping railway job-seekers

06 May 2018

BJP leader Mukul Roy's brother-in-law arrested for duping railway job-seekers

West Bengal Police has arrested BJP leader Mukul Roy's brother-in-law Srijan Roy from New Delhi airport late last night for allegedly taking money from several people on the pretext of providing them jobs in railways, an official said.

Kolkata: TMC, BJP take out rallies to celebrate Ram Navami

25 Mar 2018

Kolkata: TMC, BJP take out rallies to celebrate Ram Navami

The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal and the opposition BJP organized rallies and colorful processions to celebrate Ram Navami in the state on Sunday.

Jaya Bachchan returns to Bangla roots: Could be Mamata's RS-nominee

19 Feb 2018

Jaya Bachchan returns to Bangla roots: Could be Mamata's RS-nominee

With Rajya Sabha's upcoming biennial elections, 58 MPs will retire in little over a month. Among them will be Bollywood actor Jaya Bachchan, presently an RS member nominated by SP.

Bypolls results: Congress wins in Rajasthan; TMC in Bengal

01 Feb 2018

Bypolls results: Congress wins in Rajasthan; TMC in Bengal

It seems Congress's fortunes are changing. In Rajasthan, in a semi-final election of sorts before the state assembly polls, Congress won the LS constituency seats of Alwar and Ajmer and the Mandalgarh Assembly seat.

Rajasthan, Bengal bypolls: Litmus test for Mamata and Raje

29 Jan 2018

Rajasthan, Bengal bypolls: Litmus test for Mamata and Raje

India's two women CMs from rival parties, WB CM Mamata Banerjee and Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje, face an acid test on their respective home turfs before 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Former TMC leader Mukul Roy joins BJP

03 Nov 2017

Former TMC leader Mukul Roy joins BJP

Over two months after Mukul Roy was ousted from the Trinamool Congress, the senior leader has now joined the BJP.

Narada investigation- Can the Left come back in West Bengal?

11 May 2017

Narada investigation- Can the Left come back in West Bengal?

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) is still reeling from the after effects of the Narada sting case.