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Monday, March 01, 2021



Explained: Takeaways from Left-Congress-ISF's Brigade Ground rally in Kolkata

March 01, 2021 5:07 pm

With ISF entering into the alliance, the TMC will run the risk of losing support of the Muslims. In 2019, the Left had lost its Hindu votes to the BJP and Muslim votes to the TMC. This will ensure that the Left retains its Muslim votes, thus putting the TMC in a tight corner.

Play down brigade rally: Left-Cong team communal due to ISF’s entry, say BJP & TMC

March 01, 2021 8:33 am

Speaking to reporters, BJP spokesperson Samik Bhattacharya said, "Today the Left and Congress have surrendered to a communal and radical organisation. Only time will tell what is the future of this state."

Symbolism to schemes, TMC goes all out to woo woman voter

March 01, 2021 4:57 pm

A TMC leader said the move is based both on Banerjee’s popularity among women and their anticipation of what the BJP campaign will be.

Bengal: BJP alleges party worker's mother thrashed, police say her face swollen due to ailment

February 28, 2021 10:57 pm

The TMC denied the allegation, stating that the BJP is making false claims in desperation.

Bengal only wants its own daughter; on May 2, hold me to my last tweet: Prashant Kishor

February 27, 2021 4:19 pm

In December last year, Kishor had claimed that the BJP will not cross double digits in the West Bengal assembly polls.

Has ECI decided Bengal poll schedule on Modi-Shah's advice, asks Mamata Banerjee

February 26, 2021 11:30 pm

The West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chief asked the EC that if Assam polls can be conducted in three phases and Tamil Nadu in one then why Bengal polls were being bifurcated into eight phases.

BJP's double-engine analogy will be non-starter in Bengal: TMC

February 26, 2021 6:54 pm

Senior party leader and minister Bratya Basu told reporters at a press meet that while campaigning for the upcoming assembly polls in the state, BJP leaders are highlighting the need for same party's government both at the Centre and the state.

Owaisi slams TMC govt for not allowing his rally in Kolkata

February 25, 2021 7:21 pm

The Hyderabad MP, whose party has decided to contest the polls in the eastern state, claimed permission was denied for the rally scheduled for Thursday without assigning any reason.

If 'Jai Bangla' makes us pro-Bangladesh, what about BJP's 'Sonar Bangla': Abhishek

February 25, 2021 5:55 pm

Abhishek Banerjee, the youth wing president of the TMC, alleged that water was poured at a helipad to prevent him coming to at Matua stronghold Thakurnaga.

New entrants in Bengal: Two cricketers join rival parties

February 25, 2021 8:35 am

Cricketer Manoj Tiwary joined the TMC in the presence of CM Mamata Banerjee while former cricketer Ashoke Dinda joined the BJP at a public meeting in Kolkata in the presence of Minister of State for Environment Babul Supriyo, BJP MP Arjun Singh, former state minister turned BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari and others.


TMC's Martyrs’ day rally goes virtual amidst Covid-19 pandemic

July 21, 2020 4:02 pm

The rally, held in memory of the 13 youth Congress workers killed in police firing in Kolkata on July 21, 1993, is usually held at Esplanade in the heart of Kolkata.

Mamata Banerjee's TMC observes its annual Martyrs' Day today, to unveil strategy for next LS polls

July 21, 2018 1:38 pm

In Photos: The Martyrs’ Day rally is organised by the party every year on July 21 in the memory of 13 Youth Congress activists killed in police firing in 1993 during the Left Front regime in West Bengal.

TMC supporters celebrate sweeping victory, BJP secures second spot

May 17, 2018 6:17 pm

The ruling Trinamool Congress is all set for a clean sweep in the three-tier West Bengal panchayat polls, the counting for which began on Thursday morning amid tight security.

Bengal civic polls: Trinamool Congress shows its grip on state with clean sweep

October 10, 2015 10:20 pm

The victories reiterate the Trinamool Congress’ continuing hold over urban electorate.

Jadavpur University crisis: Trinamool youth wing holds counter rally

September 23, 2014 11:07 am

Trinamool Congress Chatra Parishad (TMCP) took out a rally to counter the procession which students of Jadavpur University took out on September 19.

Didi, Amma wave: TMC, AIADMK win big

May 16, 2014 6:46 pm

Supporters of TMC and AIADMK celebrated their victory in the Lok Sabha Polls.

Abhishek Banerjee files nomination, Moon Moon Sen campaigns along with daughters

April 21, 2014 10:23 pm

Mamata Banerjee's nephew, Abhishek, files his nomination ahead of polls in West Bengal.


Govt. following 'Divisive India' over 'Digital India': Derek O' Brien

January 20, 2016 9:35 am

Hyderabad, Jan 20 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Derek O'Brien on Wednesday alleged that the NDA Government is following a 'Divisive India' policy by dividing students on the basis of caste.He added that on the one hand, Centre talks of 'Digital India' while on the other it plays politics of caste with students. He was addressing students protesting against the recent suicide of a Dalit scholar in the Hyderabad University.

PM Modi has links with terrorist: TMC

January 06, 2016 7:47 am

Kolkata, Jan 06 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) Party leader Idris Ali on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of having links with terrorist in regard to the Pathankot terror attack. He questioned the recent visit of Prime Minister Modi to Pakistan, saying that there was something suspicious. He also stated that Communist Party of India (M) leader Gautam Deb would be strictly dealt with for making absurd remarks over Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the Saradha scam row.