In January 2016, more than 100 houses at Birnagar I gram panchayat area, were washed away due to erosion in river Ganga, rendering around 400 villagers homeless. Since then around 60 families are living in the three-storey primary section of Birnagar Girls’ High School.
The campaign triggered controversy and BJP questioned the presence of a foreign national in political campaign. “How can a foreign national (Ferdous) campaign for TMC. Tomorrow, they will invite Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to campaign for the TMC," state BJP president Dilip Ghosh said
The first phase is also a contest between Mamata Banerjee’s development initiative in Coochbehar and Alipurduar, and her extensive campaigning and PM Modi's rhetoric on nationalism, the airstrikes and the NRC.
“The Election Commission has asked us to remove words like ‘pishi’ and ‘didi’. We wanted a clarification on the same. We haven’t received it yet. The song will be played till we get a reply,” said Roy.
In Photos: The Martyrs’ Day rally is organised by the party every year on July 21 in the memory of 13 Youth Congress activists killed in police firing in 1993 during the Left Front regime in West Bengal.
Hyderabad, Jan 20 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Derek O'Brien on Wednesday alleged that the NDA Government is following a 'Divisive India' policy by dividing students on the basis of caste.He added that on the one hand, Centre talks of 'Digital India' while on the other it plays politics of caste with students. He was addressing students protesting against the recent suicide of a Dalit scholar in the Hyderabad University.
Kolkata, Jan 06 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) Party leader Idris Ali on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of having links with terrorist in regard to the Pathankot terror attack. He questioned the recent visit of Prime Minister Modi to Pakistan, saying that there was something suspicious. He also stated that Communist Party of India (M) leader Gautam Deb would be strictly dealt with for making absurd remarks over Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the Saradha scam row.