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News18 Evening Digest: Amit Shah Holds Roadshow in Bengal, TMC's Counter-Attack and Other Top Stories

File photo of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. (Reuters)

File photo of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. (Reuters)

Here are the top stories we are covering this evening: Time to Give PM Modi an Opportunity in Bengal, Says Amit Shah at Bolpur Roadshow; No Need to Raise Hue and Cry Over Mir Jafars, Says Mamata’s Minister on Suvendu Adhikari’s BJP Switch; Nirav Modi's Brother Charged in New York for Fraud Worth $1 Million in Diamonds: Report; Four Rapes or Gang-rapes Recorded Daily in Bihar From January-September This Year: Report; 'Feels Like They Closed the City Yesterday': 1 Year on, Wuhan Shares Lockdown Tales, Hopes for 2021; 'India Has Achieved Tremendous Progress', Says Kiren Rijiju as India Bag 9 Medals at Boxing World Cup; 7 Women Characters in Hindi Films of 2020 That We Deserve in 2021.

Time to Give PM Modi an Opportunity in Bengal, Says Amit Shah at Bolpur Roadshow

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday urged voters in Bengal to give the BJP a chance in assembly elections next year, saying a vote for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership would be a vote for progress. Addressing a roadshow in Bolpur in Birbhum district, Shah said the strength of the crowd present was proof of Bengal’s “anger” towards Trinamool Congress supremo and chief minister Mamata Banerjee. Read more

No Need to Raise Hue and Cry Over Mir Jafars, Says Mamata’s Minister on Suvendu Adhikari’s BJP Switch

The TMC on Sunday said there was no need to raise a hue and cry over the recent defections from the party, as “traitors and backstabbers have existed since time immemorial". Addressing a press meet, state panchayat minister and TMC MLA Subrata Mukherjee said his party is neither shocked nor crestfallen, as such desertions “wouldn’t have any impact" on assembly polls, likely to be held in April-May. Read more

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