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West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar with BCCI chairperson Sourav Ganguly at Raj Bhavan Sunday | Twitter | @jdhankhar1

Sourav Ganguly sets off buzz with his visit to Governor Dhankhar ahead of Bengal polls

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, the former Indian skipper, said it was just a ‘courtesy visit’. BJP denied Sunday’s meeting had any political connotations.
Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah meets members of the Matua community member at Gauranganagar in Kolkata on 6 November 2020 | ANI

Why Mamata and BJP are battling over this little known Bengal minority community

Matuas, who came to West Bengal during partition, are a deciding factor across 40-45 assembly constituencies in the coming state polls. They have one primary demand — citizenship.
Sujata Mondal Khan and Saumitra Khan | Photo via Facebook & Twitter

Love in Congress, ‘divorce’ in BJP — story of Bengali couple separated by politics

BJP MP Saumitra Khan has sent divorce papers to his wife Sujata Mondal Khan after she joined the Trinamool Congress Monday.
Sujata Mondal Khan and Saumitra Khan | Photo via Facebook & Twitter

BJP MP Saumitra Khan says will file for divorce as wife joins Trinamool Congress

Bishnupur MP Khan expressed surprise over his wife’s decision. His wife Sujata Mondal Khan said she hopes 'good sense prevails' & he joins Trinamool too.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee | Photo: ANI

‘Garbage of lies, BJP a party of cheats’ — Mamata rebuts Amit Shah’s statements in Bengal

CM and Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee claims Modi govt is jealous of Bengal, which is why ‘leaders from Delhi come here to divide people’.
Representational image of BJP flags | Photo: ANI

Why BJP has dropped NRC from Bengal pitch a year after Amit Shah’s big push

BJP says it's focusing on implementing CAA, amid worries that an NRC push may backfire. But CM Mamata Banerjee is making it a poll issue.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah in north Kolkata Saturday | Ashok Nath Dey | ThePrint

Amit Shah’s Bengal rally sees big-ticket defections from Mamata’s TMC, 7 MLAs jump ship

Suvendu Adhikari was among the MLAs who joined BJP. At the rally, Shah said TMC has gone from a party of Ma, Mati, Manush to one of extortion, appeasement and nepotism.
Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party flags on display in West Bengal | Moushumi Das Gupta | ThePrint File Photo

Political tussle plays out in SC with 6 BJP leaders claiming TMC filed bogus FIRs against them

Top court issues notices after the BJP leaders file plea seeking transfer of their cases to an 'independent investigative agency'. 
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee | Photo: ANI

Trinamool crisis deepens as 2 more leaders quit after Suvendu, flurry of resignations likely

Amit Shah's Friday rally in Midnapore will see more resignations from Trinamool Congress as many senior leaders are set to join BJP, a top party leader said.
Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee, nephew of Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee | Photo: @abhishekaitc | Twitter

Why Mamata’s nephew, Bengal’s ‘rajkumar’ is targeted by Trinamool members too, not just BJP

BJP leaders and disgruntled Trinamool leaders call Abhishek Banerjee names like ‘prince’ & ‘nephew’, slam his ‘entitlement’ and power as party’s de facto No.2.

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