The singer-politician had left the BJP and joined the Trinamool Congress in September
The BJP list of campaigners includes names of Union minister Smriti Irani and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma as heavyweights from outside the state.
Supriyo is the first Lok Sabha MP to change camp in this new season of turncoats witnessing a reversal of the tide. Between January 2019 and the 2021 Assembly elections, it was mostly TMC MLAs and MPs who were joining the BJP.
The cover has been reduced from the second-highest level of Z category to Y category, after an order was issued by the Union home ministry on Friday.
With his unexpected move, Babul Supriyo has become the first BJP Lok Sabha MP to switch over to the TMC.
The singer-turned-politician made it clear that he was not making this declaration for any 'bargain'.
Congress leader DK Shivakumar landed himself in the eye of a storm on Saturday after the Karnataka unit chief was caught on tape slapping a party worker. But he isn't the only one.
This will be the first reshuffle in the Council of Ministers by Prime Minister Narendra Modi since he assumed charge for a second term in May 2019.
West Bengal has informed the Centre of its reservations against the scheduled presence of BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari during the scheduled meeting between PM Modi and Mamata Banerjee.
Announcing Babul Supriyo from Tollygunje, is a significant decision considering that Mamata Banerjee had earlier hinted at contesting from Tollygunje.
On social media, Trinamool leaders and supporters, as well as persons who do not endorse TMC's politics, called Supriyo a ‘male chauvinist’.
This comes a couple of days after Vihari saved the Sydney Test scoring a determined 23 of 161 balls along with Ravichandran Ashwin
Babul Supriyo has alleged that more than 130 BJP workers have been killed in West Bengal
BJP leader and Union Minister Babul Supriyo took a swipe at Rahul Gandhi for his remark over PM Modi's tweet.
Dilip Ghosh had said the governments in BJP-ruled Assam, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh shot dead CAA protesters 'like dogs'.
West Bengal party chief Dillip Ghosh claimed that anti-CAA protesters have been 'shot like dogs' in Assam and UP
Supriyo threatened to pack off the youth to "his own country" for his post seeking to know the BJP MP's "education level".
Two distinct narratives about the incident had emerged on mainstream and social media. Predictably, they were pitted against each other, with plenty of obfuscation, confusion, and misleading information.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
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The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.