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Think twice before speaking: BJP tells Mamata Banerjee

March 03, 2020 5:30 am

Union minister and BJP MP from Bengal, Babul Supriyo said, “She (Mamata) doesn’t understand the meaning of genocide and should think twice before speaking such things.”

Trinamool’s mistreatment responsible for Tapas Paul's death, Mamata politicising it: BJP

February 20, 2020 12:37 pm

BJP leader Babul Supriyo said since Tapas Paul got involved in a scam, Mamata Banerjee and her party maintained a distance from him.

LS Speaker chides Babul Supriyo; expunges his remarks

February 07, 2020 5:40 pm

Supriyo made certain remarks, which the Speaker immediately expunged from records, against Chowdhury and there were also protests from Congress members over the minister's remarks.

93,000 hectares affected by forest fires in 2019: Govt

February 04, 2020 1:48 am

In its answer, the MoEF, however, clarified that the fires have been “ground fires” burning ground vegetation. The number of forest fires differs in India from year to year.

Some people didn't like Deepika meeting a select JNU group: Babul Supriyo

January 14, 2020 9:51 pm

The BJP leader also slammed the trolls for making derogatory remarks against the actor over her visit.

Muslim student wants Babul Supriyo to apologise for his ‘will pack off to your country’ remark

January 04, 2020 12:34 pm

The student, Mustafizur Rahman said on Friday that he wanted nothing but an "unconditional apology" in public from the BJP leader. The union minister returned the fire by accusing Rahman of being a "serial offender" and saying that he "does not need to apologize to fools".

Bengal not co-operating with Centre to curb air pollution: Babul Supriyo

November 07, 2019 8:23 am

In August this year, MoEFCC disbursed over Rs 47,436 crore to all states under the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) scheme. The scheme is aimed at improving the forest cover.

Babul Supriyo episode reflects importance to BJP’s Bengal plans of Jadavpur University

October 06, 2019 7:09 am

With the violent scuffle involving Union minister Babul Supriyo and students on the Jadavpur University campus on September 19, the BJP has announced its ambitions for one of the state’s most prestigious universities and one of its last remaining Left bastions.

10 arrested for assault on student accused of heckling Babul Supriyo

October 04, 2019 6:10 pm

"Based on Ballav's complaint, we have arrested 10 persons. We are still investigating the matter," East Midnapore Superintendent of Police Bhaskar Mukherjee said.

Babul Supriyo slams TMC govt for ‘not buying subsidised onion from Centre’

September 28, 2019 9:52 am

The retail price of onion has shot up to Rs 70 per kilogram or more in several places across the country, including Bengal, because of a reduced supply of the crop owing to incessant rain and floods.


Today in Pics: Narendra Modi meets President of Myanmar U Thein Sein

November 11, 2014 7:36 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at Presidential Palace for a meeting with President of Myanmar, U Thein Sein in Myanmar on November 11.


Politicians, Nobel Laureate hail Bose files declassification

January 23, 2016 3:31 pm

New Delhi/Kolkata, Jan 23 (ANI): Minister of State for Urban Development Babul Supriyo said he did not understand why these documents were hidden from the public for so long. He exclaimed that this is a great beginning and interesting things are coming to the forefront. He added that he is thankful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for carrying out declassification of files. Supporting the declassification, Congress leader Shakeel Ahmed said Congress also demanded declassification of files and there is no question of being embarrassed. He also said that both Congress and Subhas Chandra Bose's aim was to free India. The party has no problem with it. Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen said that there is hardly any mystery. He added that Netaji's vision of equity and justice is badly needed in all spheres of life. Expressing interest in the files declassified by the Centre, he said it was more important to debate Netaji's life and work than his death.