Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee leads a protest against the alleged gang rape and murder of a 19-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh in Kolkata on October 3. File/Agence France-Presse
'The last press interview by our honourable Chief Minister was full of discrepancies which had led to false propagation of the motive behind our protests and the response of the government to it. Hence it needs clarification'
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused the Centre of trying throttle her government using the “agencies” and said she will not bow down before the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) even if she has to go to jail.
In his first public rally after announcement of dates for the eight-phase Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday went full-throttle against the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal.
When the Biden administration unveiled aggressive export controls in October aimed at blocking China from becoming a global leader in advanced semiconductors it was missing a key ingredient: agreement from US allies to impose their own matching restrictions. American officials, touting an ever-closer strategic alignment with Japan,
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