To challenge Trinamool Congress's (TMC) outreach program 'Duare Sarkar', the BJP in WB initiated 'Aar Noy Anyay' (No more injustice) campaign to aware people about the TMC government's corruption. "BJP party members will reach out to over 10million families by December 5," acclaimed WB's BJP unit president Dilip Ghosh. The party will circulate pamphlets highlighting TMC’s poor governance which failed people to avail Centre’s schemes- Kisan… read-more
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CBI carried out raids in 25 regions of West Bengal as part of Anup Majhi's "Asansol Coal Scam", on November 28. It is suspected that Majhi runs an open-cast coal mine along the Bengal-Jharkhand border. Reports suggests that the coal fraud might have funded various political parties in the province. It is believed that these raids are crucial citing the West Bengal Assembly polls, which are scheduled take place in April-May next year.
The buzz of a possible meet between Home Minister Amit Shah and superstar Rajinikanth has gathered pace after the former's arrival at Chennai on November 21. The minister has undertaken this visit to inaugurate several projects in the city and meet BJP workers. Keeping the Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021 in mind, Shah is also likely to deliberate with the state CM Edappadi Palaniswami.
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Ahead of the West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has planned to conduct 600 rallies in the state, starting from November 22. The move aims to counter BJP's continued efforts to defeat the ruling party in the state. The rallies will bear the slogan of "Save Bengal from the BJP". The rallies will be followed by other campaigning programs in different languages of the region.
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For the upcoming by-elections in Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party has announced Lucky Yadav, the son of deceased Parasnath Yadav, as its candidate for the Malhani seat in Jaunpur district. The party declared four out of seven candidates who will be fighting in the elections scheduled on November 3. Reportedly, Syed Javed Abbas will contest from Nauganwa Sadat; Maharaj Singh Dhangar from Tundla; and Inderjit Kori at Ghatampur.
Bihar's ex-Director General of Police (DGP) Gupteshwar Pandey intensified rumours about him joining politics as he met Cheif Minister Nitish Kumar on September 26. The ex-DGP took voluntary retirement on September 22, fuelling rumours about joining politics. However, after the meeting, he mentioned, “I have yet not taken any decision on contesting polls.” This meeting comes a day after the announcement of Bihar's Election dates.
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BJP Bengal Chief Dilip Ghosh, claimed at a public gathering that, "Coronavirus has gone" and CM Mamata Banerjee is imposing lockdown to block BJP rallies and meetings. "No one can stop us," he added, at a rally in Dhaniakhali, on September 11. Earlier, BJP President JP Nadda had called her 'anti-Hindu' for imposing a lockdown on the day of Ram Mandir Bhumi-puja in the state.
Bihar government has announced to give a government job to the next of kin of any SC/ST person killed in the state. Bihar CM Nitish Kumar said, "One member from the family of a Dalit or tribal who is murdered will get job." However, the opposition RJD said, if it comes to the regime, it will provide same assistance to the families of all the victims irrespective of their caste.
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The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) leaders including party chief JP Nadda, have scheduled their visit to Bihar in September ahead of the state's Assembly Elections. Due to the current situation of the pandemic the visit could not happen earlier, although election-related official work and surveys are going on to determine the roles and responsibilities of the state leaders.
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Ahead of Tamil Nadu assembly elections, former IPS officer, Annamalai Kuppusamy, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on August 25. Popularly known as 'Singham of Karnataka', he says, “I will work towards clearing the misconception around BJP in TN.” Kuppusamy had resigned from the police service in 2019. According to BJP sources, position in the party will be used to reinforce the youth wing in the southern states.
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