Declare Netaji birth anniversary national holiday: Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday paid homage to freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary and urged the Centre to declare January 23 as a national holiday. … [Read more...] about Ahead of PM Modi’s visit, BJP-TMC workers clash in Howrah
Speaking at a party workers’ meeting, as a run up the elections, he said that in 2019, the BJP claimed that there was a wave sweeping across the nation in favour of Narendra Modi. It was successfully stopped in Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Tamil Nadu then. “Similarly, the BJP should be shown its place in Tamil Nadu and Kerala in this election too,” he added. … [Read more...] about BJP should be defeated, says Chidambaram
Someone else will now have to write a book on how masterfully he outmanoeuvred her, reaching out to Mayawati, Mamata Banerjee, even Shiv Sena and the BJP (through M J Akbar, as he hinted in his earlier volume). … [Read more...] about Pranab vs Sonia-Rahul: Who won?
The MP took pains to explain that he had never promised turmeric board in five days nor an MSP of ₹ 15,000 a quintal as raised by the farmers’ leaders. He had only released a written bond promising to get the board. He recalled that it was only at his initiative that a regional office of the Spices Board was set up in Nizamabad when Central officials took his views in the matter. All this was within nine months of his election. He demanded that the State government extend a support price for turmeric and the Centre will contribute to it. The Centre itself could not fix the price because it will result in demands from all States. … [Read more...] about BJP MP faces ire of turmeric farmers
With other small caste-based parties opting out of the JD(U)-BJP coalition, like Upendra Kushwaha’s outfit or the party led by Mukesh Sahani, they can only dent the JD-U’s chances -- not the BJP’s. So, it does not hurt the BJP at all to see Paswan and others walk out of the coalition in the state. … [Read more...] about What will Chirag Paswan do in Bihar?