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India

Fadnavis in awkward position due to Hegde’s gullibility

Before Hegde, with his reliance on a cospiracy theory floated on social media, embarrassed Fadnavis, many in BJP have walked the slippery path

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India

ABVP angry, SFI moves to grudging acceptance of guilt: Latest in JU

ABVP activists’ march from Gol Park to Jadavpur University was blocked by Kolkata Police today even as an SFI leader indirectly confessed they had indeed assaulted Union minister babul Supriyo last Thursday, albeit as a mark of ‘resistance’

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India

Babul Supriyo in JU: 5th FIR accuses guards of molestation

Even as Babul Supriyo assured Debanjan Ballav’s mother that he would file no complaint against her son, the Sanskrit College student who had allegedly assaulted the Union minister lodged this complaint at the Jadavpur police station

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India

Jadavpur University justifies inaction; police probing assault on themselves

Meanwhile, Babul Supriyo, the Union minister at the centre of the fracas, has refused to file a complaint and urged students to not lodge FIRs either

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India

Mamata paints ‘AITC’ on BJP office wall; Babul to send ‘get well soon’ card

On 30 May, Banerjee allegedly occupied the Naihati office of the BJP, removed the rival’s electoral symbol lotus, and painted the name and symbol of the Trinamool on the walls of that office

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India

बंगाल में एक और भाजपा कार्यकर्ता की हत्या

पश्चिम बंगाल के उत्तर 24 परगना ज़िले के भाटपाड़ा में कल रात अज्ञात हमलावरों ने भाजपा कार्यकर्ता चन्दन शॉ की गोली मारकर हत्या कर दी; भाजपा ने घटना के लिए तृणमूल को दोषी ठहराया है

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Elections

Lok Sabha election recap: 10 high-profile fights

The keenly contested Lok Sabha election saw some 10 odd constituencies attracting maximum media attention for two reasons: the future of a politician’s career and a clash of ideologies

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Elections

Babul Supriyo attacked; violence mars 4th phase of Lok Sabha election in Bengal

In Asansol, Babul Supriyo’s car was damaged; in Birbhum, miscreants stole the EVMs; in Shantipur, a bomb was hurled at a BJP voter’s house

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Elections India

BJP releases first list of 184 candidates: Modi from Varanasi, Shah replaces Advani

[pullquote]Significant names in BJP’s first list: Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi, Amit Shah instead of LK Advani from Gandhinagar, Smriti Irani to fight Rahul Gandhi again Most ministers and sitting MPs have been retained[/pullquote] New Delhi: The BJP released its first list of 184 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. Predictably, Prime […]

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India

WB governor visits violence-hit Asansol

Asansol: West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi today held an hour-long meeting with senior police and administration officials here and took stock of the situation in violence-hit areas of Raniganj and Asansol. The governor, who reached Asansol circuit house this morning, is scheduled to visit the violence-hit areas of Raniganj and Asansol areas later in the day. […]