Mukul Roy

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Centre Withdraws Mukul Roy’s Z-category VIP security: West Bengal

BJP MLA Mukul Roy, who recently rejoined Trinamool Congress (TMC) with his son Shubhrangshu, has been debarred with the Z-category VIP security, on June 17. Union Home Ministry has ordered the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to remove the security. As per sources, Mukul Roy himself had written a letter to the center to withdraw the security. However, the state police have been providing them security.  

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 - 02:40 PM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: BJP, BJP MLA, TMC, Mukul Roy, Shubhrangshu

Courtesy: Hindustan times

Supreme Court of India.

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60-Year-Old Women Gang-Raped; Approaches SC For Justice

Post poll violence in West Bengal, several women have approached the SC for justice. A 60-year-old women has accused the TMC workers for being allegedly gang-raped in-front of her six-year-old grand son. As per her statement, five TMC workers barged into her house on May 3, looted valuable objects and threatened her to bomb. However, she also alleged that the local police refused to record her complaint.

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 08:54 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Gang-Rape, Post-Poll Violence, bomb blast, TMC, BJP

Courtesy: The Times of India

Mukul Roy, along with his son rejoined TMC

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Former Minister Mukul Roy Resigns BJP, Joins TMC Along With His Son

After facing a massive defeat in West Bengal Assembly Election 2021, BJP is trying hard to keep its flock together. Meanwhile, the BJP's national vice-president Mukul Roy and his son Subhrangshu returned to TMC. However, both the the leaders had met CM Mamata Banerjee and other senior leaders before joining the party. Earlier, Mukul had resigned from TMC in 2017, and his son joined the BJP in 2019.

Fri, 11 Jun 2021 - 08:36 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Mukul Roy, Mamata Banerjee, TMC, BJP

Courtesy: Indian Express

TMC flag (left); BJP flag (right).

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Bengal BJP Accuses TMC Of Pasting Posters Calling For Social Boycott

BJP workers in West Bengal's Paschim Medinipur have claimed of facing atrocities of different kind, saying that the TMC pasted posters calling for their social boycott. The posters allegedly warned shop owners to not to sell any product, including tea, to selected persons. The controversial banners reportedly bore the name of "Mahisda Sarva Bharatiya Trinamool Congress". However, TMC has denied the allegation, stating that BJP itself is… read-more

Sat, 05 Jun 2021 - 11:40 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: West Bengal, Paschim Medinipur, BJP, TMC, Posters, Social Boycott

Courtesy: News18

Dilip Ghosh.

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37 Party Workers Were Killed In Bengal's Post-Poll Violence: BJP

West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh, in his review meeting with BJP Uttar Pradesh on May 1, claimed that 37 of their party workers were killed in the post-poll violence. Accusing the ruling TMC of sponsoring violence, Ghosh added that 166 BJP workers have died in last five years while 30,000 cases have been registered against the party workers. Notably, BJP had won 77 seats in the recently concluded elections.

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 - 11:22 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Dilip Ghosh, West Bengal, Post-Poll Violence, Assembly Elections, BJP Workers, TMC

Courtesy: Firstpost

TMC Defecting leaders

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Trinamool Congress Defectors To BJP Queue Up To Return

According to reports, TMC defectors to BJP are now seeking return to the party, a month after BJP's defeat in West Bengal Assembly Elections. The turncoat leaders including MLA Sonali Guha, Dipendu Biswas, Rajib Banerjee, Sarala Murmu, Amal Acharya are looking towards the TMC leadership. Interestingly, Mukul Roy's son announced his father’s return to TMC in a Facebook post, which was termed as a rumour by the BJP.

Tue, 01 Jun 2021 - 06:22 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: TMC MLAs, TMC, BJP, defection, West Bengal, Assembly Elections

Courtesy: NDTV

Supreme Court of India

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SC Issues Notice To Bengal Govt, Police In Post-Poll Violence Case

Taking up the Bengal post-poll violence case, the Supreme Court on May 25 sought responses from the state government and police. Demanding counter affidavits from aforementioned over their alleged inaction in curbing the violence, the court scheduled next hearing in second week of June. While the petitioner alleged the police for protecting TMC workers, its counsel requested the court to make NCW, NHRC and NCPCR party to the petition.

Tue, 25 May 2021 - 10:20 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Bengal Elections, Post-poll clashes, violence, Supreme Court, TMC

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Crematorium

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Violence Occurs In Howrah Over Creation Of COVID-19 Crematorium

Locals at Howrah's Bagnan area faced violence, lathi-charge and teargas firing from police over their attempt to resist the creation of a COVID-19 crematorium in the area on May 16. The ruling TMC blamed BJP for instigating the locals, saying that they couldn't turn Bengal into Uttar Pradesh where bodies are thrown into rivers. However, BJP refuted the claims saying it had nothing to do with the matter.

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 06:24 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Kolkata, Howrah, Crematorium, Lathi charge, tear gas, Police, TMC, BJP

Courtesy: The Times of India

Kangana Ranaut (left), Mamata Banerjee (right).

Photo: Deccan Herald

"Monster Mamta": Kangana Ranaut Attacks Bengal CM While Reacting To FIR

Kangana Ranaut, in a response to the FIR filed against her by the TMC, has called West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee a "blood thirsty monster". The actress stated, "Ironic that the blood thirsty monster Mamta who is openly killing and lynching those who did not vote for her is accusing me of communal violence." The FIR against Kangana read that she was spreading "Hate Propaganda” to incite violence in Bengal.

Sat, 08 May 2021 - 12:32 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, Kangana Ranaut, FIR, TMC

Courtesy: Times Now News

Fake news

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Bengal Police Rubbishes Rape Reports Of Two Women, Calls It Fake News

The West Bengal Police on May 5 said viral social media posts circulated by "a specific political party", claiming rape of two women, are "fake news". The statement came amid the BJP's allegation that its party workers were being targetted, molested and even raped in the state. Meanwhile, the official said the police have investigated the news and even BJP leaders in the areas "are not aware of such incidents".

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 01:22 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: BJP, TMC, West Bengal, Post-poll clashes

Courtesy: Hindustan Times