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BJP West Bengal


With easing of curbs, BJP looks to sharpen its attack on Trinamool over relief work

May 28, 2020 3:01 pm

BJP insiders said that the party was mulling a three-pronged strategy against the TMC.

‘Is Trinamool govt hiding Covid data?’ BJP asks people

May 03, 2020 12:48 am

The opinion poll came after BJP leaders accused the state government of hiding facts on the actual number of deaths and positive cases in the state and slammed the administration for the alleged PDS scam.

BJP claims TMC set its Asansol office ablaze, ruling party blames 'saffron goons'

January 13, 2020 4:23 pm

The office was located in Salanpur area of Asansol. No one was present inside when it caught fire.

If Chidambaram can go to jail, who are you: Bengal BJP chief warns TMC workers

August 27, 2019 7:55 pm

“We will not spare anyone, whether he is a TMC worker of a policeman. If you don’t beat them up, you are not a BJP man. No matter whether is he a TMC man or a policeman beat him up and leave the rest to me,” Dilip Ghosh said at a rally.

As TMC bags all nine seats in last phase, both sides say Vidyasagar statue vandalism left mark

May 26, 2019 7:59 am

BJP workers say the perception that the party was responsible for vandalising the Vidyasagar statue, during a roadshow by party chief Amit Shah on May 14, cost the party.

Odisha, West Bengal election results: Local strategy, national drive help BJP

May 24, 2019 2:32 pm

Odisha, West Bengal election results: In Odisha, the BJP was leading in eight Lok Sabha seats till 10.30 pm Thursday. The party had hoped to develop a support base with the Ujjwala LPG connection scheme, especially with its most prominent Odisha leader, Dharmendra Pradhan, being the face of the initiative as Petroleum Minister.

Explained: As BJP makes big gains in West Bengal, is it end of the road for Left, Congress?

May 23, 2019 10:21 pm

The big story of West Bengal this election season is how Banerjee may have failed to come up with an answer to the BJP. A party with little base in the state, the BJP managed to make inroads, riding on the perception that the Trinamool and Banerjee stood for appeasement politics.

Angry Mamata Banerjee confronts people chanting 'Jai Shri Ram' at her convoy, three detained

May 05, 2019 9:41 pm

The video was also shared by BJP's West Bengal unit on their Twitter handle. "Why is Didi so upset with chants of Jai Shri Ram and why does she call it galagali (abuse)?," BJP tweeted. Hitting out at the BJP, TMC said the incident showed the desperation of the saffron party to win in West Bengal.

Lok Sabha polls 2019: BJP urges EC to declare West Bengal 'super-sensitive' state, asks deployment of central forces

March 13, 2019 4:58 pm

The BJP is trying to make inroads into TMC's bastion state (West Bengal) which has 42 Lok Sabha seats. In 2014, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) won 34 seats, the Congress 4, while the BJP and CPI(M) bagged 2 seats each from the state.

2019 Lok Sabha elections: Close fight on cards for TMC, BJP

January 01, 2019 11:44 am

One of the biggest clash points between the TMC and BJP was the latter’s plan to organise ‘rath yatras’. As the state government flexed its muscles and denied permission, the BJP moved the Calcutta High Court for the same.