The 26 participants of the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance will meet in Mumbai on August 31, September 1. This third meeting of bloc, after Patna and Bengaluru is scheduled to strategies for the Lok Sabha election 2024. "Till now, only TWO meetings have been held in the past TWO months by the INDIA alliance. The meeting is said to be important, as it would define opposition's move.
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A fact finding committee of the BJP has came up with a report in the recent poll violence occurred in West Bengal. In the report submitted to the BJP National President JP Nadda, the committee said, "democracy ended in WB." On July 26, the fact finding committee slammed the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) behind the erupted violence and said, "What is this happening Mamata ji? This is condemnable."
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After violent clashes and deaths, the Election Commission of India dismissed polling for Panchayat elections in five districts. On July 10, Purulia, Birbhum, Jalpaiguri, Nadia and South 24 Parganas are conducting re-elections. A total of 697 booths have been set up for the polling in West Bengal. The re-polling started around 7 am, and will continue till 6 pm. The decision was taken after 10 people died in election violence.
In the latest development of Odisha-Balasore tragic train accident, the death toll rose to 288, whereas injured people's figure is now over 1,000, confirmed sources. Ambulances, NDRF, SDRF and other teams are on spot, to rescue passengers trapped under debris of the three collided and derailed trains in Balasore. Furthermore, after the Odisha and Central Government, Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal Government also announced Rs 5 lakh… read-more
In a major setback for the makers of "The Kerala Story", the West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee announced a ban on its screening in the State. The film has been banned citing citing "maintenance of peace" and to avoid incidents of "hatred and violence" in the state. Notably, since the release of the trailer "The Kerala Story" has been a matter of controversy, fighting legal battles before its release.
In order to unite as a strong opposition, the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC asked to meet Nitish Kumar, the Chief Minister of Bihar. According to sources, the meeting is hinting towards the talk of opposition alliance to fight the PM Narendra Modi-led BJP, in the 2024 General elections. "I have made just one request to Nitish Kumar. We can then decide where we have to go next,"said Banerjee.
In another blame game, in the West Bengal Ram Navami violence, Mamata Banerjee said, the BJP hired goons to create ruckus in the state, disturbing the harmony during Ram Navami celebrations. In an interview, Banerjee said, "We don't riot and the common people don't riot. If BJP can't do it, they hire people to incite riots." Meanwhile, West Bengal CM alerted people of any riots ahead of Hanuman Jayanti.
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After the recent Ram Navami violence, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee called for caution ahead of Hanuman Jayanti, on April 6. Banerjee said, "I am asking my administration as well as the common people to remain alert on April 6. We all respect Bajrangbali, and we do not want any tension or violence in his name." The caution came after recent clashes in Rishra Hoogly, three days after Ram Navami.
The Ram Navami violence and communal clash started taking a political turn, amid a blame game of the political parties, the Trinamool Congress and the BJP. While Mamata Banerjee blamed BJP goons to start the violence, the BJP leaders said, Mamata Banerjee-led Government gave clean chit to all the stone pelters in the region. Meanwhile, BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari filed a plea and demanded a CBI inquiry into the violence.
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After the tragic incidents of stone pelting and arsons in West Bengal, State CM Mamata Banerjee finally broke her silence. Addressing the media, Banerjee said they didn't said no to Ram Navami Procession, but the attacks are planned conspiracy of the BJP. In an official statement, Banerjee said, BJP called goons from outside, to disturb the harmony and create violence. Meanwhile, police force is in action, controlling the situation.
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