Elections 2016

Trinamool Congress

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Tainted by Narada, four hope to win a small referendum in Bengal 5th phase poll

All considered close to Mamata Banerjee, a victory will be used by these four leaders as a positive referendum in people’s court

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CPI(M), Congress, BJP to move Election Commission over Trinamool’s use of morphed photo

Trinamool Congress had displayed a morphed photo showing Home Minister Rajnath Singh offering sweets to Prakash Karat

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Narada Sting Operation: TMC orders internal inquiry, Opposition asks why not CBI probe

The party will also look probe whether leaders of other political parties had helped Narada News in conducting the sting operation, Partha said, alleging that Congress, CPM and BJP leaders were involved in it to malign the TMC.

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Trinamool’s election video shows a prospering Bengal: But how legit are the claims?

Focusing on the rural landscape in Bengal, the video makes proud claims of the infrastructural and social developments made.

General view shows a partially collapsed overpass in Kolkata, India, Friday, April 1, 2016. The overpass spanned nearly the width of the street and was designed to ease traffic through the densely crowded Bara Bazaar neighborhood in the capital of the east Indian state of West Bengal. About 100 meters (300 feet) of the overpass fell, while other sections remained standing. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

Kolkata flyover tragedy ‘an act of fraud,’ says BJP

The flyover’s foundation was laid in 2008 and work began in February 2009

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The curious case of 2 Mamatas, 2 Roys, and one angry Suresh Prabhu

Expecting Bengal CM, Railway Minister rolled out red carpet for her namesake MP.

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With sanction or without: Kerala TMC prepares for poll plunge, Bengal leaders frown

The party’s national spokesperson Derek O Brien, however, said in Kolkata that the party has not taken any decision on Kerala polls yet.

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Congress-Communist alliance in Bengal polls: Good arithmetic, chemistry to be tested

Even as this most incongruous political tie up struggles to find common grounds for a fight, the outcome of it and its aftermath remains a big question mark.

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Meet this independent example of Cong-CPM bonding in Bengal

In Ghani Khan’s Malda, independent candidate Nihar Ghosh is supported by Left Front and unchallenged by Congress as he takes on Trinamool minister

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To woo voters, Trinamool Congress to launch music video

It will be directed by Anindya Chatterjee, lead vocalist of Bangla band Chandrabindoo.

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Trinamool Congress leader shot dead

Roy, was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was declared brought dead.

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Bengal CPM proposes alliance with Congress

Congress leaders from West Bengal remained divided on the issue during their meeting with party vice-president Rahul Gandhi.

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Bengal Cong wants tie-up with Left, says no to Mamata Banerjee

Rahul Gandhi assures state leaders their views will be given due importance

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Mukul unlikely to head party, outfit now says it wishes to ally with Trinamool

Amitabha Majumder said: “Ours is a C division party and Roy is an A division leader. There were indications that he would join us but with the recent developments, it seems he would not.”

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Heads-Up 2016: Only Saradha remains in Mamata’s way

The Indian Express reporters read between the headlines of this year to interpret what will make news in 2016.