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Tathagata Roy

Day After Civic Poll Rout, BJP's Tathagata Roy Says Party Run By "Debauch, Traitors"

Dec 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Roy, who has been attacking the party's West Bengal leadership since the assembly poll debacle, had said last month he has decided to bid "farewell" to the state unit of the BJP for the time being, a remark that was interpreted as an indication that he will hold fire.

Kolkata Lawyer Files Complaint With Cops, Women Rights Panel To Probe Into Tathagata's "Women And Money" Remark

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Tathagata Roy, who has apparently decided to bid "farewell” to the state unit of the BJP for the time being, has repeatedly poured scorn on its leaders since the party's defeat in the assembly elections, often using the "money and women" swipe.

BJP Leader Tathagata Roy's Latest Tweet Creates Chaos And Speculation

The veteran BJP leader in his latest tweet in Bengali said, "I have not written all these things to get accolades from anybody. Some top leaders were so much involved in women and wealth, I wanted to alert the party about that. Now a tree is known by its fruit. I shall wait for the results in the civic polls. For now adieu West Bengal BJP."

BJP Leader Tathagata Roy Accuses Actress Saayoni Ghosh Of Hurting Hindu Sentiments

Jan 18, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Tathagata Roy has filed a police complaint against Saayoni Ghosh for a meme she allegedly shared on Twitter

Meghalaya Students Union Puts Up Anti-Bengali Posters, Police Pulls Them Down

The banners, reading 'All Meghalaya Bengalis are Bangladeshis', were put up by the Khasi Students' Union (KSU) at various places in the state.

18 August, 2020

Satya Pal Malik Appointed Meghalaya Governor, Replaces Tathagata Roy


Satya Pal Malik Malik takes over from Tathagata Roy, who completed his five-year tenure by serving as governor of Tripura for three years and the remaining in Meghalaya.

14 December, 2019

Those Who Don't Want 'Divisive Democracy' Should Go To North Korea: Meghalaya Guv Backs Citizenship Act


The protesters were demanding the Governor to give his assent to the proposed ordinance that seeks mandatory registration of outsiders entering the state and at the same time for the Centre to implement the Inner Line Permit in the state.

08 July, 2019

Stick To Your Subject: Meghalaya Governor To Amartya Sen Over 'Jai Shri Ram' Remark

Outlook Web Bureau

The Nobel laureate had on Friday said that 'Jai Shri Ram' slogan is nowadays used 'to beat up people' across the country and has no association with Bengali culture.

07 June, 2019

Bengali Boys Sweep Floors, Girls Dance In Bars, Says Meghalaya Governor, Mamata Hits Back

Outlook Web Bureau

Stressing on the need to learn Hindi, Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy said barring those who would not step outside West Bengal, everyone should learn Hindi, as this was the language the people of the country, except in Tamil Nadu, more or less understood.

19 February, 2019

'Boycott Everything Kashmiri': Meghalaya Governor Tweets After Pulwama Attack

Outlook Web Bureau

Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy supported a call for boycott of "everything Kashmiri" following the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama.

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.

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