Bengal Assembly

Guv reads his speech after opposition protest, CM relieved

Finally, after an hour-long drama at 2.59 pm, the governor budged and the deadlock was lifted after he acceded to the demand of reading the first and last line of his speech much to the relief of the ruling dispensation and marked the commencement of the budget session.

BJP MLAs stage walk-out from Bengal Assembly

Arguments erupted after Adhikari, who had defeated Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee by a slim margin in the recently-concluded Assembly polls, raised the issue of Banerjee's defeat in the elections in his speech.