Articles tagged under: West Bengal

PM undertakes aerial survey of Cyclone Amphan affected areas in West Bengal

May 22, 2020
PM undertakes aerial survey of Cyclone Amphan affected areas in West Bengal

Kolkata: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today visited the state of West Bengal to review the situation arising out of Cyclone Amphan. He was accompanied on the visit by Union Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Ministers of State Shri Babul Supriyo, Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi and Ms. Debasree Chaudhuri. Accompanied by the Governor of West Bengal Shri Jagdeep Dhankharand Chief Minister Ms. Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister undertook an aerial survey of the cyclone affected districts of West...Read More

PM Modi launches Interactive Light & Sound Show of Rabindra Setu in Kolkata

January 11, 2020

Kolkata: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi attended the 150th anniversary celebration of Kolkata Port Trust in Kolkata today. On the occasion, He launched the Interactive Light & Sound Show of Rabindra Setu (Howrah Bridge) in Kolkata. He also witnessed an amazing cultural programme at the venue, marking the inauguration of facade lighting. Governor of West Bengal Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar,  Chief Minister Ms. Mamata Banerjee and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.  The new de...Read More

Nitin appeals State doctors to withdraw their June 17 strike call

June 15, 2019
Nitin appeals State doctors to withdraw their June 17 strike call

Gandhinagar: Health minister Nitin Patel today appealed State doctors to withdraw their strike call on June 17 for the good of patients. The doctors in Gujarat have given strike call protesting against attacks on doctors in West Bengal. Patel in his appeal message asked doctors to give cooperation and withdraw the strike call. He said the concern of doctors in Gujarat regarding attacks in West Bengal will be communicated to the Centre and the government of West Bengal. He said Gujarat...Read More

TMC goons desecrated bust of Vidyasagar, we will make a grand statue there: Modi

May 16, 2019

Mathurapur: Accusing the West Bengal Government of trying to "destroy evidence", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday alleged TMC goons spread violence and desecrated the bust of iconic social reformer Vidyasagar. Demanding action against "TMC goons" over Kolkata violence, Mr Modi said, " It was TMC goons who vandalised Vidyasagar college and broke the bust of Vidyasagar. ” "TMC goons vandalised Vidyasagar's statue during the night. The room has CCTV. What is the reason, the go...Read More

BJP chief Amit Shah holds road show in Kolkata

May 14, 2019

Kolkata: BJP president Amit Shah today held a road-show amid chants of Jay Shri Ram on the roads of Mamta Banerjee ruled West Bengal capital Kolkata. Shah during his talk with media persons reiterated that his party would win more than 23 Lok Sabha seats in Bengal. Details: In a show of strength ahead of the final phase of polls, BJP national President Amit Shah Tuesday held a road show in the city in support of the party's candidates. The rally started at around 4.30 p m from Espland...Read More

BJP delegation meets EC on allowing party leaders to campaign in Bengal

February 04, 2019

New Delhi: The BJP, on Monday, met the Election Commission seeking its intervention to ensure that the party leaders, including Union Ministers and state Chief Ministers are allowed to campaign in Mamata Banerjee-ruled West Bengal. A party delegation comprising Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, S S Ahluwalia and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Kailash Vijayvargiya pointed to the poll panel that UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was not allowed to campaign in the eastern state on Sunday. The BJP...Read More

20 injured as tent collapsed in PM’s rally in Bengal; PM send his doctor, SPG, personal staff for help, personally visits hospital

July 16, 2018

New Delhi: A portion of the tent in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Midnapore in West Bengal collapsed today afternoon in the middle of his speech. PM saw this and instantly instructed the SPG personnel standing behind him to look after the people and attend to any injured. In a jiffy, not only the local party unit, but PM's personal staff, ranging from his doctor to SPC personnel instantly started helping out the people. The PM later visited Midnapore medical college and hospita...Read More

Mamata’s cadre attack BJP office in Kolkata

January 03, 2017

Kolkata : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office in Kolkata was attacked by Trinamool Congress (TMC) students' wing today following the party MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay's arrest in connection with Rose Valley chit-fund scam by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for interrogation. A furious West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday alleged that the arrest of the TMC MP was a ploy by the BJP-led Centre facing opposition post demonetisation. She further said she would fight the bat...Read More

Beat State BJP chief with stones: Imam in Kolkata issues fatwa in support of Mamata

December 12, 2016
Beat State BJP chief with stones: Imam in Kolkata issues fatwa in support of Mamata

Kolkata:A muslim cleric today said he has issued a fatwa against Dilip Ghosh for making comments against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, drawing a bitter reaction from the state BJP president. Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque Maulana Noor-ur Rahman Barkati told a press conference today that he has issued the fatwa against Ghosh for "making filthy comments against the chief minister". "From where does he get such audacity to make filthy comments against our beloved chief minist...Read More

Terror outfits using Bengal as transit point

October 31, 2016

Kolkata: West Bengal with its porous borders has turned into an easy transit point and secure hideout for the agents of terror outfits like Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) and Pakistani secret service ISI. "West Bengal's border is porous and this was used by militant groups to get an entry into the country and spread to other states. This is nothing new. The state has became a safe and secure shelter for them," a top CID officer said. Militant outfits like JMB, IS and ISI operative...Read More