BJP’s ‘Rath Yatra’ allowed in West Bengal

BJP’s ‘Rath Yatra’ allowed in West Bengal

Opinion Poll: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday allowed the BJP’s ‘Rath Yatra’ programme in West Bengal, setting aside the state government’s refusal on apprehensions of communal unrest. Justice Tapabrata Chakraborty directed the state BJP to inform the superintendents of police of the districts, in which the rallies shall enter, at least 12 hours ahead of schedule. The party was also directed to ensure that the ‘Yatras’ are conducted abiding by the law and shall…

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Mamata Banerjee:Miseries of global wars should be lesson for next gen

Mamata Banerjee:Miseries of global wars should be lesson for next gen

Opinion Poll: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said that sufferings of two global wars should be a lesson for the next generations. Bombers of the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force (IJAAF) on December 20, 1942 had bombed the city and damaged its infrastructure. “On this day in 1942, during World War II, the Japanese Air Force bombed #Kolkata. Let the great suffering during the two World Wars be a lesson for the generations…

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Mamata Banerjee ministry expansion on 20th

Mamata Banerjee ministry expansion on 20th

Opinion Poll: The new names to be inducted into the state cabinet were shortlisted Tuesday and sent to the governor on Wednesday, the state secretariat sources said. The probable ministers are Sujit Bose, Tapas Roy, Nirmal Majhi and Ratna Ghosh. They would be sworn in Thursday by Governor K N Tripathi at the Raj Bhavan in the presence of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her cabinet colleagues, the sources said. The portfolios of the new…

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CPI(M) asks Mamata Banerjee to clearly say if BJP Rath Yatra will be allowed

CPI(M) asks Mamata Banerjee to clearly say if BJP Rath Yatra will be allowed

Opinion Poll: CPI(M) politburo member Surya Kanta Mishra on December 18 said if West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is really serious in fighting the BJP, she should clearly say whether the saffron party’s proposed Rath Yatra will be allowed in the state. The Trinamool Congress, Banerjee’s party, and the BJP are both sides of the same coin, Mishra alleged while addressing a rally here. He said, “Mamata Banerjee should clearly say whether the Rath…

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Humanitarian obligation to give refuge to migrants: Mamata Banerjee

Humanitarian obligation to give refuge to migrants: Mamata Banerjee

Opinion Poll: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on December 18 said that it was a humanitarian obligation to give refuge to migrants. On International Migrants Day, she stated that her government to the best of its abilities would take care of anyone seeking shelter in West Bengal. Banerjee, the Trinamool Congress supremo had been critical of the the BJP-led Central government after over 40 lakh people were left out of the complete draft of…

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BJP moves Calcutta HC with fresh prayer to hold ‘rath yatra.

BJP moves Calcutta HC with fresh prayer to hold ‘rath yatra.

Opinion Poll: The BJP moved the Calcutta High Court on Monday with a fresh plea, challenging the West Bengal government’s denial of permission to the party’s proposed ‘rath yatra’ in the state.  The state government had held a meeting on the ‘rath yatra’ with a three-member BJP team as per the HC’s direction, following which it informed the party on Saturday that permission could be granted for the ‘yatra’.  Representing the saffron party, lawyer Saptangshu…

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