Derek O’Brien chalked out the opposition strategy for 2019 in the new publication, which he described as the “real book” out of the 53 that he had written.
Mukul Roy, the founding member of Trinamool Congress who recently joined the BJP, Friday targeted Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on several issues, ranging from Saradha scam to the dengue outbreak in the state. Speaking at a rally in Rani Rashmoni Road in Kolkata in his first public meeting after joining BJP, Roy alleged that Mamata […]
In various municipalities and Zilla Praishads where the TMC had failed to win any seat, it poached on people’s representatives of opposition parties, Dilip Ghosh said.
“Our workers have reached out to over 50 per cent booths in state. We even managed to hold rallies and meeting at places where we could not do so earlier due to ruling party terror. This is big success before next year’s panchayat polls,” Mishra said.
Mukul Roy quit the TMC last month and resigned from the Rajya Sabha following his fallout with party chief and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee.
Sources in the police said the incident took place at Chawk Bazaar when Mirza Sanwar Ali was returning home after his work.
Slamming Mamata Banerjee government for the unrest in Darjeeling hills, CPM leader Mohammad Salim said the situation in Darjeeling has not improved at all.
“The Union government has no right to enforce anything on us. Paying tribute or respect cannot be on the basis of any directive from anyone. We specially take objection to the directive on video-recording the event and sending the same to the UGC.”
In 2015-16, BJP recorded assets with the maximum value, amounting to Rs 893.88 crore, closely followed by the Congress with Rs 758.79 crore.
While state BJP president Dilip Ghosh had recently said Mukul Roy had made a “big contribution” to the growth of the TMC in Bengal, another BJP leader said inducting him could do more harm to the image of the party.
Mukul Roy was earlier suspended from the party for “anti-party activities”. He resigned from the party’s working committee shortly after his suspension.
Sources in ED said Mitra refused to recognise Narada News CEO Mathew Samuel, who, while posing as a businessman, had allegedly paid money to 12 TMC leaders in lieu of favours in 2014.
Roy, who is the founder member of TMC, was on Monday photographed along with BJP West Bengal in-charge Kailash Vijayvargiya outside a residence in New Delhi.
TMC MP Aparupa Poddar, on the other hand, reached the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office in the city today to face interrogation in connection with the scam.
Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi said the high court order was “an appeal to maintain peace and work in coordination”.