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Matua MP: Mahasangha leader forged matriarch’s signature

On February 11, Shantanu Thakur showed a letter where the matriarch purportedly asked the Chief Minister to ensure that Trinamool Congress supports the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. Trinamool Congress (TMC) Lok Sabha member Mamata Thakur has lodged a complaint against Shantanu Thakur, leader of the BJP-aligned faction of Matua Mahasangha, alleging that he forged the signature […]

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Shadow boxing in Kolkata

In the recent showdown, both CBI and West Bengal police acted as pawns of their political masters. The confrontation between the Central government and the government of West Bengal over the investigation of Saradha and Rose Valley chit fund ponzi scam has thrown up a number of critical issues. Some of them are obvious and […]

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Akhilesh backs Mamata, asks officers not to act as poll agents

Smajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday suggested that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah and U.P. chief minister Yogi Adityanath do know who they have taken on West Bengal in the showdown with Mamata Banerjee and urged the judiciary, CBI, IAS, IPS and all national institutions to stand up for due […]

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Mamata Banerjee gives away police awards at dharna site

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday handed over awards to police officers at her Save Democracy dharna site. The function was the Investiture ceremony of annual awards for the state and Kolkata police. The ceremony was originally scheduled to be held in Alipur. Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar who was the catalyst in […]

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Jittery Mamata orchestrating violence against BJP workers, says Modi

The Prime Minister was addressing a well-attended event of the Scheduled Caste Matua community in Thakurnagar, West Bengal. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was orchestrating violence against BJP workers in the State as she had become jittery due to people’s love for his party. Taking his battle […]