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‘Bengali boys are sweeping floors, girls are dancing in bars’: Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy

New Delhi: Known for stoking controversy on social media, Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy has again raked up a storm by posting a series of anti-Bengali tweets, saying that the greatness of Bengalis was long gone and that Bengalis were either “sweeping floors” or working as “bar dancers” in Mumbai. The former BJP leader, who hails from […]

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Meghalaya Governor supports call for boycott of ‘everything Kashmiri’

Shillong :  Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy here on Tuesday supported a call for boycott of “everything Kashmiri” following the terror attack at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir that claimed the lives of 40 CRPF troopers on Thursday. Quoting an appeal from a retired Army Colonel, Roy tweeted: “Don’t visit Kashmir, don’t go to Amarnath for […]

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Meghalaya Governor scraps 26/11 tweet after row

Shillong :  Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy, who in the past has stirred several controversies, sparked another while tweeting on the 26/11 Mumbai attack’s 10th anniversary on Monday by stating that no Muslim was killed in the Pakistan-sponsored attack in 2008. He soon though expressed regret over his remarks and deleted the tweet. “10th Anniversary today […]

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People fleeing their countries for jobs are infiltrators: Tripura Governor

Agartala : People who flee their countries due to genuine fear of persecution are refugees while those entering another country in search of employment or economic opportunities are infiltrators, the Tripura Governor said on Tuesday. In a series of tweets on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft in Assam, Tathagata Roy said: “Only those […]

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Puranic period people had superhuman imagination or prototypes: Tripura Governor

Kolkata :  Amid controversy over Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deba’s claim that internet and satellite communication existed in Mahabharata’s time, state Governor Tathagata Roy on Friday said people in the Puranic period either had superhuman imagination or some kind of prototypes otherwise they could not have conceived such ideas. “In the Puranic period, people had […]