Mamta rejects Modi's offer to reinstall Vidyasagar statue

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has rejected Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s offer to install a new bust of social reformer Pandit Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar at the same spot where it was vandalised saying that Bengal has the money...

Attackers of security forces should be shot on the chest: Bengal BJP chief

West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party President Dilip Ghosh said that the central forces had "every right" to open fire in adverse situations, adding that the miscreants attacking the security personnel should be "shot on the chest"

The BJP, a rising force in West Bengal, organised a rally from Hazra More, a politically important area in the heart of Kolkata, with party workers wearing helmets to protest against rising incidents of violence in the state



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