Speaker revokes suspension of Bengal BJP MLAs

Kolkata: West Bengal Legislative Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee revoked the suspension of 7 Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP) MLAs, including that of Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari. The MLAs were suspended in two separate incidents in March.

Lightning, storms claim 25 lives in Bangladesh

Sylhet (Bangladesh): Lightning and storm in Bangladesh have killed at least 25 people and unleashed devastating floods that left more than four million others stranded, officials said.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Rajya Sabha MP Manik Saha was sworn in as the chief minister of Tripura on Sunday, a day after his predecessor Biplab Kumar Deb resigned. Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya administered the oath of secrecy...

The Patiala House Court of Delhi issued a bailable warrant against Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee`s wife Rujira Banerjee on Enforcement Directorate's application for allegedly refusing to join the probe in a money laundering case linked...

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will embark on a three-day visit to West Bengal starting May 4 with an aim to strengthen the BJP in the state. On May 4, 5, and 6, Shah will attend party-related programs in West Bengal.

Congress in Assam suffered a setback when its former PCC president, minister and Rajya Sabha MP Ripun Bora joined Trinamool Congress in Kolkata, hours...



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