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Now Dilip Ghosh calls anti-CAA intellectuals ‘parasites’

Kolkata: In keeping with his penchant for abusive attacks on opponents, BJP West Bengal’s President Dilip Ghosh on Friday described as “creatures”, “devils” and “parasites” the intellectuals who hit the streets protesting against the new citizenship law. “Some creatures called intellectuals have come out on the streets of Kolkata. These parasitic intellectuals, who live and enjoy […]

JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh

Today my daughter, tomorrow maybe me: Aishe Ghosh’s father

Kolkata: Iterating that he was “scared”, injured JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh’s father on Sunday said with the situation volatile across the country, even he could be beaten up on the morrow. Her mother demanded the varsity Vice Chancellor’s resignation and affirmed she won’t ask her daughter to back out of the protests. “The situation of the […]

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (File Photo: Twitter@AITCofficial)

Are you the ambassador of Pakistan? Mamata asks Modi

Siliguri/Kolkata: Launching a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi a day after he asked the Opposition to protest against Pakistan and not the new Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday wondered whether Modi was the ambassador of Pakistan with a habit of glorifying and dragging in the neighbouring […]

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R-Day tableau rejection discriminatory, says TMC

Kolkata: Criticising the Centre over rejection of West Bengal’s Republic Day tableau, the Trinamool Congress (TMC), here on Thursday, called it discriminatory and said the state was being targeted for opposing the new citizenship law (CAA) and a proposed nationwide National Register of Citizens (NRC). “This is discriminatory. They (Centre) are trying to target us […]

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (File Photo/IANS)

No detention, no CAA so long as I’m alive: Mamata

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said that no detention centres for illegal migrants would be set up in the state nor would the Citizenship Amendment Act be implemented in her lifetime. “So long I am alive, CAA will not be implemented in Bengal… Nobody will have to leave Bengal. Nobody will have […]

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (File Photo/IANS)

Jharkhand verdict in favour of citizens amid CAA/NRC stir: Mamata

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday congratulated the JMM-Congress-RJD alliance which was on course to victory in the Jharkhand Assembly polls. Banerjee said the verdict was in favour of citizens at a time of intense protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and National Register of Citizens. “Congratulations @HemantSorenJMMji, @RJDforIndia, @INCJharkhand on winning. People […]

Will take back if Bangladeshi citizens are living illegally in India: Dhaka official

Kolkata: Dhaka is ready to take back any “genuine” Bangladeshi citizen staying in India illegally, but New Delhi will have to furnish proof first, Gowher Rizvi, the international affairs advisor to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, said here on Tuesday. Rizvi said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured Bangladesh that it shouldn’t worry on this […]

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Bengal govt shuts down internet in parts of state

Kolkata: West Bengal government on Sunday suspended internet services in some parts of the state following continuing violence by protesters railing against the new citizenship law (CAA). Making the announcement, a state government statement said the internet services were being shut down in Malda, Murshidabad and Howah districts. Sources said internet would also be shut down […]

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Anti-CAA protests scald Bengal, trains, buses torched

Kolkata: West Bengal was scalded by escalating violence against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which spread to more areas on Saturday as mobs torched buses, trains and railway stations, set afire government property and blocked roads and railway tracks, disrupting train and vehicular movements. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee appealed to the people to use democratic […]