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TMC, BJP trade barbs over recognition to illustrious sons of Bengal

June 23, 2021 11:16 pm

BJP state president Dilip Ghosh and West Bengal Transport Minister Firhad Hakim were among several leaders who garlanded the statue of the Jana Sangh founder here.

BJP's north Bengal leader, seven others join Trinamool Congress

June 21, 2021 6:44 pm

"This is just a glimpse of what lies ahead... The BJP's fall in the state is imminent," Mukul Roy, who was the saffron partys national vice president until recently, underlined

Bengal govt moves Calcutta HC, seeks recall of order on post-poll violence

June 21, 2021 1:10 pm

On Friday, the Calcutta High Court had pulled up the Bengal government for taking “no concrete steps” to curb the disturbances and ordered the National Human Rights Commission to constitute a committee for visits to violence-hit areas.

No dissent in party, says Tripura BJP chief amid reports of TMC reaching out to rebel MLAs

June 18, 2021 6:39 pm

According to sources in the saffron camp, TMC leaders from Bengal, in a bid to strengthen their party in Tripura ahead of the 2023 assembly elections, were reaching out to rebels within the BJP.

Suvendu Adhikari submits petition to Bengal Speaker seeking Mukul Roy's disqualification as MLA

June 18, 2021 6:08 pm

The TMC, in response, insisted that the opposition leader should request his father and parliamentarian Sisir Adhikari to lead by example, as he, too, switched over to the BJP from the Mamata Banerjee camp ahead of the assembly polls.

SC judge recuses from hearing plea by kin of two BJP workers killed in Bengal poll violence

June 18, 2021 4:23 pm

The top court on May 18 had agreed to hear the matter and sought responses from Centre and West Bengal government on the plea filed by Biswajit Sarkar, whose elder brother was killed and co-petitioner Swaranalata Adhikari, whose husband was killed in poll related violence.

Centre withdraws VIP security cover of Mukul Roy

June 17, 2021 12:24 pm

Roy had joined West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led TMC last week along with his son Subhrangshu in Kolkata.

Governor violating constitutional norms, should not return to Bengal: TMC

June 16, 2021 10:40 pm

The BJP, on the other hand, alleged that it is the TMC which has no respect for the Constitution and asked the Mamata Banerjee-led party to respect constitutional posts.

TMC in a fix as party cadres oppose return of turncoats

June 16, 2021 5:42 am

Criticising Adhikari, the Leader of the Opposition, Mondol said, “Suvendu came to my home and requested me to join the BJP. He then promised many things on that day but he did not keep any promise.”

More than 30 BJP workers killed in TMC attacks over past few weeks: Dilip Ghosh

June 15, 2021 9:26 pm

Ghosh, during a press meet, said his party workers were being discriminated against, with many denied benefits doled out by the government for cyclone-hit victims.


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.