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Tathagata Roy


Tathagata Roy: ‘Several anti-Hindus among Muslims, but the worst anti-Hindus are among Hindus’

December 24, 2019 6:59 am

But I am anti-anti-Hindus (that is, opposed to anti-Hindus). There are several anti-Hindus among Muslims, but the worst anti-Hindus are among Hindus, he said.

Nagaland Governor RN Ravi to take Meghalaya charge

December 17, 2019 4:19 am

Ravi will take oath as Meghalaya Governor at Shillong’s Raj Bhavan on Tuesday noon, it was announced.

'Those not wanting divisive democracy shall go to North Korea': Meghalaya Governor backs Citizenship Bill

December 13, 2019 9:47 pm

"Two things should never be lost sight of in the present atmosphere of controversy. 1. The country was once divided in the name of religion. 2. A democracy is NECESSARILY DIVISIVE. If you dont want it go to North Korea," he said.

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

June 22, 2019 3:42 am

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

June 06, 2019 9:30 pm

"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

March 09, 2019 3:29 am

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

February 21, 2019 9:51 pm

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

February 21, 2019 1:20 pm

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.


February 21, 2019 8:24 am

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

February 20, 2019 11:59 am

"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."