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BJP MP Raju Bista raises ‘Permanent Political solution’ for Darjeeling in Lok Sabha

July 29, 2021 10:30 am

"The Darjeeling region is deprived of development," says BJP MP Raju Bista.

Jawhar Sircar files nomination as TMC’s Rajya Sabha candidate

July 29, 2021 8:39 am

Jawahar Sircar is almost certain to be elected as a Rajya Sabha member in the August 9 by-election as the TMC has a massive majority in the Assembly.

Post-poll violence: NHRC team ‘fraught with bias’, TMC government tells Calcutta HC

July 28, 2021 7:45 am

The government submitted the affidavit on Monday. It alleged that the members of the NHRC probe team share close ties with BJP leaders.

BJP MP offers public apology after angry outbursts against two senior leaders

July 26, 2021 11:41 am

Saumitra Khan, during the party's youth wing meeting on Sunday, said "making a statement on Facebook was a blunder on my part".

Ex-bureaucrat Jawhar Sircar is TMC Rajya Sabha candidate

July 25, 2021 2:57 am

The nomination of the retired bureaucrat, known for his outspoken views against the BJP-led Union government, comes amid Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s attempt to carve a national role in politics.

Ex-bureaucrat Jawhar Sircar is TMC’s Rajya Sabha candidate

July 24, 2021 8:46 pm

The Rajya Sabha by-poll was necessitated after Trivedi, a former TMC lawmaker, jumped ship to the Bharatiya Janata Party before the West Bengal Assembly elections this year.

'I object to even manner of suspension...I was not given chance to defend myself': TMC MP Santanu Sen

July 24, 2021 12:55 pm

Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Dr Santanu Sen said "I don’t care about my individual suspension. Suspending me cannot suppress the voices of Mamata Banerjee and TMC on the Pegasus issue."

Three Trinamool workers killed in separate incidents in North 24 Parganas

July 24, 2021 9:41 am

In the first incident on Wednesday night, two Trinamool workers, including a woman, were shot dead in Tangramari village at Minakhan.

BJP couldn’t win polls despite might: TMC on Project Pegasus

July 20, 2021 2:00 pm

A report published on Sunday claimed that the phone of Kishor, TMC’s poll strategist, was hacked during the high-octane West Bengal Assembly polls.

Post-election violence: House to house, eight times in two months, 40 families say on the run

July 20, 2021 12:52 pm

TMC supporters Manda Shikari and Tuktuki Nayia deny that any of them chased the NHRC team when it came to the area. “It were Shanu and others with the NHRC team who taunted, abused us. When we protested, Central forces beat us up,” says Naiya.


After Modi's Visva-Bharati address, Mamata's show of strength at Santiniketan

December 29, 2020 7:34 pm

Mamata Banerjee, during a rally in Bolpur, branded Visva-Bharati VC Bidyut Chakrabarty as a "BJP man", and said that he plans to destroy the rich heritage of the hallowed institution by "importing divisive and communal politics inside its campus".

Amid BJP-TMC war of words, Amit Shah's show of strength in Bengal

December 21, 2020 12:57 am

Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah Sunday held a roadshow in Bolpur area of Birbhum district in West Bengal.

Rainbow of colours in Lok Sabha election campaign

March 18, 2019 8:49 am

The Election Commission of India announced that the general elections will be held in seven phases across India starting April 11 and the results will be announced on May 23

Darjeeling turns into war zone as GJM steps up agitation for separate 'Gorkhaland' state

June 17, 2017 6:50 pm

On the third day of the indefinite strike, Darjeeling and the surrounding hills in northern Bengal turned into a war zone.

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.

TMC candidate Baichung Bhutia campaigns in Darjeeling

March 29, 2014 10:20 am

Baichung Bhutia has been fielded by Trinamool Congress from the high-strung Darjeeling seat.


No one is safe in West Bengal: Rajnath Singh

January 21, 2016 12:02 pm

Barasat (WB) Jan 21 (ANI): Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday addressed a rally at Barasat in West Bengal. Addressing the rally, he said no one is safe in West Bengal. The Malda incident was not a small incident and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee should consider the matter seriously. They should make it clear that who was responsible for the incident.

BJP, RSS is trying to polarise electorate in WB: Derek O'Brien

January 17, 2016 9:53 am

Kolkata, Jan 17 (ANI): Trinamool Congress leader Derek O’Brien on Sunday targeted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) over dirty communal politics and their attempt to polarise the electorate. He added that the BJP was trying to change the narrative of development in West Bengal, but he was sure that the people in the state would give them a befitting answer.

TMC should stop taking advantage of communal tensions: Naqvi

January 17, 2016 7:25 am

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday took a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after posters praising West Bengal were seen in New Delhi on Sunday. He said that instead of pasting posters in the national capital, Trinamool Congress (TMC) should paste them in Malda or in places where communal clashes are taking place. He added that TMC should stop taking advantage of communal tensions.

Malda incident will backfire on Mamata Govt.: Naqvi

January 14, 2016 7:58 am

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday said that the communal card would no longer help the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the upcoming polls in West Bengal, adding that the Malda incident will backfire on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee government.

Idris Ali's statement is 'publicity stunt': BJP

January 06, 2016 11:43 am

New Delhi 06 Jan (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rahul Sinha on Wednesday alleged that Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Idris Ali's statement is a publicity stunt. The leader was confident that if investigated, there will be links of Idris with terrorist outfits functioning outside India. The National Secretary of BJP also demanded an apology either from the TMC party or from its leader.

Idris Ali is 'mentally sick': BJP

January 06, 2016 9:12 am

New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kailash Vijayvargiya on Wednesday countered Trinamool Congress leader Idris Ali's statement and said that he is mentally sick. He described the speech as means to disturb the peace of the society. Idris had accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of having links with terrorists in regard to the recent Pathankot terror attack.