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Meghalaya Governor slams Trinamool, says chanting ‘Joy Bangla’ slogan seditious

In a series of Facebook posts, Roy kicked up a new row, saying that ‘Joy Bangla’ slogan was primarily associated with Bangladesh.

Bengali boys sweep floors, girls dance in bars: Meghalaya Governor's tweets trigger storm

"While trying to oppose learning of Hindi, some Bengalis are offering two arguments.... First, the southern states are opposing. They should know that there is no serious opposition in the south, except in Tamil Nadu. They are making some empty noises only for political reasons," Roy wrote in Bengali on his official Twitter handle on Tuesday.


Meghalaya: Congress boycotts Governor speech for his remarks on Kashmiris

On February 19, Roy tweeted that he “inclined to agree” with the suggestion of a retired Army officer to boycott Kashmir and Kashmiris economically.

Disagree with Tathagata Roy's remark to boycott Kashmir: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad's reaction came a day after Tathagata Roy supported a retired Army officer’s suggestion to boycott Kashmir and Kashmiris economically.

Controversially unapologetic: Tathagata Roy's most provoking statements

Roy, a former BJP leader, stoked a controversy early this week by tweeting in support of an (unnamed) retired Army officer’s suggestion to boycott Kashmir and Kashmiris economically. Here are some of his most controversial statements.


How offensive does Governor Tathagata Roy need to be to incur the displeasure of the President? The wait continues.


Governor Tathagata Roy’s latest gem: Boycott Kashmir — and Kashmiri

"It is a non-violent way of reacting to what has been going on for the last 2-3 decades... we have been fighting the separatists in Kashmir with limited success, we have not been able to subjugate them - our soldiers are dying."

Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy recommends BJP man for state job, CPM sees red

The Opposition leaders slammed Roy for turning his office into a “BJP office” and acting more as a “BJP pracharak” than a governor.

Tripura governor Tathagata Roy rues decrepit engineering industry of the east

"All these are things of the past or barely existing", Tathagata Roy said. According to him, engineering exports from the east used to account for 50 per cent to 60 per cent of India's overall figure. "This has now dwindled to less than 15 per cent."

India can’t deny Bangladesh its share of water: Tathagata Roy

“India cannot deny Bangladesh its share of water of rivers that flow from this country. This is my personal opinion and not in any way the official stand of India," said Roy.