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Monday, June 27, 2022



TMC accused of rigging in Siliguri rural elections, municipal bypolls

June 27, 2022 1:49 am

There were reports of tension in the Chaterhat area of ?? Siliguri’s Fansidewa block. It was alleged that an agent of Akhtar Ali, an independent candidate, was prevented from entering a booth by the TMC workers.

Assam TMC open to local alliances with parties aggressively fighting BJP: Ripun Bora

June 25, 2022 7:08 pm

On the possibility of an alliance with the Congress, Bora said the state's largest opposition party is not fighting the BJP in the way it should have.

Dhankhar says Kolkata has turned into a city of retirees, sparks row

June 25, 2022 3:26 am

Reacting strongly to Dhankhar's statement, ruling Trinamool Congress state general secretary Kunal Ghosh said, “I respect the Governor's position. But anyone who insults the state cannot be accepted."

Why no action against Adhikari after accused named him as beneficiary: TMC

June 25, 2022 3:24 am

Accompanied by senior party colleague and MLA Tapas Roy at a press conference here, Ghosh alleged that Adhikari joined the BJP only to save himself from the interrogation and wondered why central agencies never grilled him during their probe into the case.

TMC workers detained, after protest at Guwahati hotel where Shiv Sena leaders are camping

June 23, 2022 1:33 pm

The protestors accused the Assam government, led by Himanta Biswa Sarma, of indulging in “horsetrading”, when the state was in the grip of a devastating flood.

Motion passed to censure BJP MLAs for ‘discouraging’ Governor from signing Bills

June 23, 2022 3:34 am

State Parliamentary Affairs Minister Partha Chatterjee moved the motion of condemnation in the second half of the day. The state government has taken this step following an incident that took place on Tuesday wherein the BJP MLAs marched from the Assembly to the Raj Bhavan, appealing to the Governor not to sign these Bills.

Teachers’ recruitment ‘scam’: Appear before us in 24 hrs: HC to SSC chief

June 23, 2022 3:31 am

The HC's direction came after the commission reportedly failed to submit necessary documents in this connection. Justice Rajasekhar Mantha further directed Majumdar to carry with him all relevant documents sought by the court during a hearing on June 16.

Sovan Chatterjee at Didi’s door, hints at return to TMC

June 23, 2022 3:25 am

Sovan Chatterjee, who was accompanied by his friend Baisakhi Banerjee to ‘Nabanna’, avoided a direct reply to questions about his next move and told mediapersons that he would follow the directions of “Mamata di”.

Behind Yashwant Sinha's re-emergence as Oppn's Presidential face: Mamata, Pawar & Cong retreat

June 21, 2022 10:02 pm

The Opposition camp is now set to constitute a steering committee and entrust it with the task of campaigning and rallying support for Sinha, who is likely to file his nomination on June 27, following which he will start visiting states across the country.

Newsmaker | Yashwant Sinha: Ex-IAS, former minister, BJP rebel, now Opp joint candidate for President

June 21, 2022 8:52 pm

While the NDA is not expected to face more than a few hiccups in the polls, Yashwant Sinha's candidature carries huge symbolism for both his former party as well as the Opposition, that is looking for a moral stand against the Modi government.


Social distancing norms go for a toss as party supporters celebrate poll triumph

May 02, 2021 9:46 pm

As the nation is witnessing an unprecedented crisis, a huge violation of covid protocol and social distancing norms are a common site in victory celebrations

West Bengal polls: Glimpses of star-power and firepower on the campaign trail

April 02, 2021 7:23 pm

The second phase of the West Bengal Assembly election, scheduled to be held in eight phases, ended on April 1. The third phase will be held on April 6.

Former BJP leader and Union minister Yashwant Sinha joins TMC

March 25, 2021 4:54 pm

Sinha, a senior BJP leader during Atal Bihari Vajpayee rule, told reporters it was call of the hour to ensure TMC win the assembly elections with a thumping majority which will herald defeat of Modi government in 2024 Lok Sabha polls and save the country.

Mamata Banerjee in hospital for injuries to her ankle, right shoulder, neck

March 11, 2021 12:39 pm

Sources said the Election Commission has sought a report from West Bengal Chief Secretary Allapan Bandyopadhyay, its general observer Ajay Naik and special police observer Vivek Dubey on the incident by 5pm Friday.

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.


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.