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Suvendu Adhikari

Supreme Court Quashes WB Govt Plea Against Granting Of Protection To Suvendu Adhikari

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

On September 6 last year, a single bench of the Calcutta High Court had extended interim relief to Adhikari against the summons issued by the state police's Crime Investigation Department (CID) in connection with a probe into the death of his bodyguard.

TMC Making False Promises In Goa With Eye On Electoral Gains: BJP

Dec 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Leader of Opposition in West Bengal Suvendu Adhikari and BJP National Vice-President Dilip Ghosh wondered why the TMC was willing to give Rs 5,000 per month to the women of Goa when the party is doling out just Rs 500 to Rs 1,000 for the beneficiaries of Bengal.

Mamata Banerjee Takes Oath In Bengali As MLA

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with her two TMC MLAs were administered oath by the state’s Governor.

BJP To Not Field Candidate For WB RS Bypoll Against TMC's Sushmita Dev

Sep 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Sushmita Dev is likely to get elected unopposed. West Bengal BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari tweeted about this decision.

Suvendu Adhikari Skips CID Summon In Bodyguard Death Case

Suvendu Adhikari, the BJP's Nandigram MLA, was summoned by the CID to its headquarters in Bhabani Bhawan in connection with the death case of his bodyguard Subhobrata Chakraborty.

21 July, 2021

Bengal Post-Poll Violence Eclipsed 1946 Calcutta Killings: Suvendu Adhikari

Outlook Web Bureau

‘We expect the judiciary to take action after taking into consideration the NHRC report, which has just exposed the tip of the iceberg,’ Suvendu Adhikari said

20 July, 2021

Suvendu Adhikari’s Claim Of Having Abhishek Banerjee’s Call Records Complicates Matters For Bengal BJP

Outlook Correspondent

A case has been registered against BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari under provisions of the National Disaster Management Act and Section 5 of the Official Secrets Act.

19 July, 2021

Suvendu Adhikari Blames 'Overconfidence' Of BJP Leaders For Losing Bengal Polls

Outlook Web Desk

Adhikari said that leaders claiming BJP would win 170 seats led to the downfall of the party in the polls as the smugness and overconfident attitude led to a lack of understanding of the emerging ground situation.

17 July, 2021

Bodyguard's Death: CID Team Visits Suvendu Adhikari’s House Second Time This Week

Outlook Web Bureau

A four-member team of CID detectives reconstructed the scene of Subhabrata Chakraborty's reported suicide.

17 July, 2021

Amid Opposition From BJP, TMC’s Mukul Roy Takes Charge As Bengal Assembly's PAC Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

The Bengal Assembly Speaker’s office also announced new names of chairmen for the other eight Assembly committees. All of them are TMC MLAs.

16 July, 2021

Suvendu Adhikari Attends Hearing On Plea To Disqualify Mukul Roy, Says BJP May Move Court

Outlook Web Bureau

Adhikari had recently submitted a 64-page document to the speaker demanding immediate disqualification of Roy

14 July, 2021

Suvendu Moves SC, Seeks Transfer Of Mamata’s Plea Against Poll Win Out Of Bengal

Outlook Web Desk

Suvendu Adhikari has sought a transfer of the West Bengal CM's petition challenging his election from Nandigram constituency after the Calcutta High Court fined her Rs 5 lakh.

14 July, 2021

Why Mamata Is On Shaky Ground For Backing Mukul Roy As Bengal PAC Chief

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The BJP in West Bengal is protesting the Assembly Speaker’s decision to appoint TMC leader Mukul Roy as the chairmanship of the public accounts committee

07 July, 2021

Nandigram Case: Mamata Banerjee Faces Rs 5 Lakh Fine For Seeking Recusal Of Calcutta HC Judge

Outlook Web Bureau

The application of Mamata Banerjee was rejected by Justice Kaushik Chanda himself.

06 July, 2021

TMC Leader Tries To Meet Solicitor General Tushar Mehta Without Appointment, Fails

Outlook Correspondent

TMC leader Kunal Ghosh tried to enter Tushar Mehta's Delhi residence following the controversy around last week’s 'meeting' between Mehta and BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari.

02 July, 2021

Narada-Accused Suvendu’s ‘Meeting’ With Solicitor General Heats Up Bengal Politics

Outlook Correspondent

Suvendu Adhikari visited Solicitor General Tushar Mehta’s residence in New Delhi on Thursday. Mehta soon denied meeting Adhikari

02 July, 2021

Narada-Accused Suvendu Adhikari’s ‘Meeting’ With Solicitor General Heats Up Bengal Politics

Outlook Correspondent

Adhikari visited Mehta’s residence in New Delhi on Thursday. Solicitor general Tushar Mehta soon denied meeting Adhikari

24 June, 2021

Nandigram Elections Case: Judge Reserves Order On Mamata's Recusal Petition Accusing Him Of BJP Links

Outlook Web Bureau

Mamata Banerjee appeared before the court of Justice Kaushik Chanda through teleconference, as directed by him on June 18.

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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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