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  1. West Bengal Government Denies Permission to BJP to Hold Rath YatraRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | India.com

    New Delhi: Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government on Saturday denied permission to Bhartiya Janta Party to hold Rath Yatra in the state. In a letter addressed to the Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh, the state government said that large convoy during the BJP's Rath yatra would create a chaotic situation and traffic congestion.

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  2. West Bengal govt refuses permission for BJP's Rath Yatra programme, party to move higher courtRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Times of India

    KOLKATA: The West Bengal government on Saturday refused permission for the BJP's proposed Rath Yatra , citing intelligence reports of possible communal violence in areas where the party is planning to take out the yatra. In a letter to state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh, the West Bengal government said it was unable to allow the Yatra as proposed by the party.

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  3. BJP leaders meet Bengal government officials, stick to 'Rath Yatra' routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata, Dec 13 : The BJP on Thursday held a meeting with senior officials of the West Bengal administration and said it will stick to its planned route for the Rath Yatra programme but launch it only after getting the nod from the government. Briefing the media after the meeting, which was set up as per orders of a division bench of the Calcutta High Court, state Bharatiya Janata Party chief Dilip Ghosh said the fresh dates for the programme would be announced after the administration gave the go-ahead.

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  4. Bengal government asks BJP to meet top officials on 'Rath Yatra'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata, Dec 13 : A day after the Calcutta High Court division bench turned down its objections to holding talks with two of three BJP representatives, the West Bengal government on Wednesday wrote to the state BJP leadership asking them to meet top officials led by the Chief Secretary at the city police headquarters in Lalbazar on Thursday to deliberate on the party's "Rath Yatra" programme, informed sources said. A Bharatiya Janata Party leader said the party got a missive from the state government asking it to meet the Chief Secretary, Director General of Police and the Home Secretary at Lal Bazar at 5.30 p.m on Thursday.

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  5. India's Rohingya? Three million face statelessness in AssamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | South China Morning Post

    Millions of people in India's northeastern state of Assam are at risk of being left stateless as the government cracks down on illegal immigration. Photo: Shib Shankar Chatterjee More than three million people are facing statelessness in India's northeast, with minority Bengali Muslims and Hindus fearing deportation and detention, in a crisis that is being compared to the plight of the Rohingya in Myanmar.

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  6. Durgapur: BJP worker shot dead, Babul Supriya blames TMCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | DNA India

    In another instance of political violence in West Bengal, a block level BJP worker in West Bengal has been killed on Sunday night. According to Union Minister and BJP MP Babul Supriyo, Sandip Ghosh was returning from a party meeting on Sunday night when he was brutally murdered.

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  7. Tripura chief secy upset over Bengal's 'lack of security planning' for CM Biplab's visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | The Indian Express

    Upset over the lack of arrangements ahead of Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb's scheduled visit to attend the BJP's planned rath yatra in Cooch Behar last week, the state's chief secretary L K Gupta has written a letter to his West Bengal counterpart Malay De, seeking an inquiry and appropriate action against the "erring officials", ANI reported on Sunday. Bengal BJP's scheduled rath yatra, however, was cancelled in the wake of the Calcutta High Court order which rejected the party's petition seeking permission to hold the same.

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  8. BJP files caveat in SC over 'rath yatra' in West BengalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | The Times of India

    BJP workers leave the venue after the cancellation of party chief Amit Shah's Rath Yatra in Cooch Behar. KOLKATA: The West Bengal BJP on Sunday said it had filed a caveat in the Supreme Court to ensure that it got a hearing in case the state government moved the apex court against the Calcutta high court verdict on the party's proposed "rath yatra".

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  9. Rath Yatra row: Calcutta HC directs BJP delegation to meet WB top authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata , Dec 7 : A division bench of Calcutta High Court on Friday modified and disposed a single bench judgement passed by the court yesterday and directed three Bharatiya Janata Party representatives to meet West Bengal Chief Secretary, Home Secretary and Director General of Police by December 12 in connection with the BJP's Rath Yatra. The decision regarding the matter will be taken by the state government and relayed to the BJP by December 14. Earlier in the day, the court accepted the BJP's plea for organising Rath Yatras in Cooch Behar and other regions of West Bengal.

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  10. HC slams Bengal government for sitting on BJP's application seeking permission for rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata, Dec 7 : A division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Friday came down heavily on the West Bengal government for sitting on the BJP's applications seeking permission for its rallies, and modified a single-bench order that deferred the BJP's programme in Cooch Behar till January 9 next year.

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  11. Will move SC if needed: Kailash Vijayvargiya on West Bengal 'rath yatra' issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | DNA India

    BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya said Friday that the party would move the Supreme Court "if needed" to hold the much-touted 'rath yatras' across West Bengal. "If needed, we will move the Supreme Court to get justice," he told reporters Friday before the Calcutta High Court division bench modified the single bench order of Thursday and directed the state chief secretary, home secretary and director general of police to sit with three BJP leaders by December 12 and take a decision on the matter by December 14. The Calcutta High Court also came down heavily on the West Bengal government for not responding to letters of the BJP seeking permission for its processions in the state.

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  12. Raths will roll out in Bengal as planned, asserts ShahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | The Times of India

    The BJP chief said the yatras would lay the foundation for change and this was the reason for Trinamool's stiff resistance NEW DELHI: BJP chief Amit Shah on Friday said the party will take out three "rath yatras" planned in West Bengal despite the opposition of Trinamool leader Mamata Bannerjee, who he said was worried by the rise of the saffron party and was intimidating its workers. "I am going to Kolkata on Saturday.

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  13. India Nobody Can Stop us From Carrying Out 'Rath Yatras' in West Bengal, Says Amit ShahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | India.com

    New Delhi: A day after the Calcutta High Court refused the BJP permission to hold a 'rath yatra' in Coochbehar, Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah on Friday said that nobody can stop the party from doing the same. "We will definitely carry out all ' yatras' , nobody can stop us.

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  14. HC raps West Bengal govt, directs top officials to decide on BJP rath yatra by Dec 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | The Times of India

    The Calcutta high court on Friday came down heavily on the West Bengal government for not responding to letters of the BJP seeking permission for its rath yatras in the state and directed top officials to take a decision on the processions by December 14. KOLKATA: The Calcutta high court on Friday came down heavily on the West Bengal government for not responding to letters of the BJP seeking permission for its rath yatras in the state and directed top officials to take a decision on the processions by December 14. A division bench of justices Biswanath Somadder and A Mukherjee said the government's silence on the permission is "astonishing and astounding".

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  15. Calcutta HC accepts BJP's plea on Rath Yatra banRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata , Dec 7 : The Calcutta High Court on Friday accepted Bharatiya Janata Party's plea challenging the ban on party's Rath Yatra in the state of West Bengal. On Thursday, the High Court refused to give permission to the BJP to hold Rath Yatra in West Bengal's Cooch Behar and subsequent rallies in other districts.

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  16. Calcutta HC directs govt to decide on granting permission to BJP's 'Rath Yatra'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | The Indian Express

    The division bench has directed the state government officials to take a decision on their rallies by December 14 and convey the same to BJP. The division also lifted the injunction on BJP's Rath Yatra till January 9 by modifying the single bench order and disposed off the BJP's petition.

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  17. Calcutta HC denies permission to BJP for Rath YatraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata , Dec 6 : A single bench of Calcutta High Court on Thursday denied permission to the Bharatiya Janata Party for holding a Rath Yatra in West Bengal's Coochbehar on Friday. The next hearing in the matter will take place on January 9. The BJP has now planned to move the division bench of Calcutta High Court to challenge the single bench order denying permission to hold the yatra.

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  18. Mamata is killing democracy in WB: Babul SupriyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi , December 6 : Union Minister Babul Supriyo slammed the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for denying permission to the Bharatiya Janata Party Rath-Yatra stating that it might cause communal tension. Babul said that Mamata Banerjee is known for her below the belt remarks and is killing democracy in West Bengal.

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  19. HC denies permission for BJP's Cooch Behar rally, state party chief's vehicle attackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Newkerala.com

    Cooch Behar/Kolkata , Dec 6 : Political temperatures soared in West Bengal on Thursday after an attack on the state BJP president's vehicle by miscreants, even as the Calcutta High Court refused permission to the party "at this stage" to hold a rally in northern West Bengal's Cooch Behar that was slated to be flagged off by party chief Amit Shah on Friday. Acting on a petition moved by the Bharatiya Janata Party that sought the court's direction to the state government for giving the go-ahead for the "Rath Yatra" rally, Justice Tapabrata Chakrabrorty said the rally stannds deferred till January 9 next year, the next date of hearing, after the state government declined to green light the programme, arguing it could trigger communal tension.

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  20. Mamata Banerjee is scared, nobody can stop BJP from carrying out 'yatras' in West Bengal: Amit ShahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | DNA India

    Bhartiya Janata Party President Amit Shah said on Friday launched a scathing attack on Mamata Banerjee and said that a democratic process has been suppressed in West Bengal. His comments came a day after the Calcutta High Court refused the BJP permission to hold a 'rath yatra' in Coochbehar, following the state government expressing apprehensions of violence.

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