Tag: Abhishek Banerjee


Trinamool versus Trinamool

Trinamool leader Kunal Ghosh during a press conference in Kolkata. | Photo Credit: PTI During the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, the Trinamool Congress leadership is battling electoral challenges from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left-Congress combine. It is equally grappling with a challenge from within: the divide between the old guard and the new leadership.The demand for making way for new faces in the party has been growing stronger with every passing day. Yet, the Trinamool leadership has been conservative in the allocation of tickets. In Dum Dum, for instance, it has fielded the senior-most member of the party, Saugata Roy, 76. In Kolkata Uttar, the Trinamool has fielded Sudip Banerjee, 75. While some party leaders believe that Sudip Banerjee, a nine-time MP, is too ol...

‘Madgaon Express’ box office collection: Kunal Kemmu’s directorial crosses Rs 35 crore mark on 51 day at the box office | Hindi Movie News – Times of India

Known for his early success as a child actor, Kunal Kemmu transitioned to leading roles with varying degrees of success in films such as Kalyug, Go Goa Gone, and the Golmaal series. However, his directorial debut, 'Madgaon Express,' has achieved a rare feat by spending over 50 days at the box office. Released on March 22nd, the film has surpassed the Rs 35 crore mark on its 51st day, surpassing trade expectations that predicted its theatrical earnings to cap at Rs 30 crore.Kemmu pitched the film as 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara' for the underprivileged, an idea that was well-received by the original film's producers, Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani.Despite a modest start, Madgaon Express earned Rs 13.5 crore in its debut week, followed by Rs 5.75 crore and Rs 5.4 crore in the second and t...

Sandeshkhali Case: NCW Claims TMC Workers ‘Instilling Fear’ Among Victims, Party Warns Of ECI C

The National Commission of Women (NCW) has claimed that West Bengal's Sandeshkhali women are being compelled to withdraw their complaints by TMC workers in view of the ongoing Lok Sabha polls. The NCW, thus, sought an inquiry from the Election Commission into the matter. By sharing multiple videos, TMC on Thursday claimed that a local BJP leader made the women of Sandeshkhali sign blank papers and these papers were apparently filled up as complaints of sexual assault. In a letter to the Election Commission of India (ECI), the women’s rights panel has asked the poll body to look into the matter on a priority basis. The panel has requested the poll body to ensure that women are not compelled to withdraw their complaints due to any threat from TMC workers, ...