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Mamata tells Modi to withdraw CAA, then joins dharna

January 12, 2020 3:12 am

She told the Trinamool Congress Chhatra Parishad’s ongoing protest at Rani Rashmoni Road that the CAA, which was notified by the central government on Friday, was unacceptable.

TMC delegation 'detained' at Lucknow airport: Party MP

December 22, 2019 6:27 pm

TMC Rajya Sabha MP Md Nadimul Haque, who is part of the delegation, said he and other party members were staging a sit-in near a hanger at the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow.

Bengal govt clips Governor powers as chancellor of state varsities

December 11, 2019 3:42 am

Governor Dhankhar had recently alleged that he was not consulted about important decisions that were taken by authorities of various state universities.

Muslim outfits want Trinamool Congress to do more than just walk out of Parliament

December 10, 2019 9:33 am

All India Muslim Personal Law Board member Maulana Abu Talib Rahmani said, “This is not the fight between Hindus and Muslims. Our Country is at stake. So we have to fight this together.”

Gandhi to Vivekananda, TMC raises statues ahead of civic polls in Kolkata

December 10, 2019 7:19 am

From across two 35-ft statues of Bose and Gandhi near Phoolbagan in East Kolkata, inaugurated in September, stand those of Tagore and Sister Nivedita. Over 20 new statues have come up in North Kolkata alone, while more are planned for the southern part of the city.

NRC a lollipop, CAB bigger lollipop, says Trinamool

December 10, 2019 7:43 am

Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee said, “This Bill is anti-India, anti-Bengali. It will rip apart the soul of Bengal because it attempts to discriminate between people who have the same culture, speak the same language.... The Bill targets Bengalis...”

Explained: How BJP's NRC, TMC's contrition delivered Didi's bypoll clean sweep in Bengal

November 29, 2019 8:37 am

The decimation of the Left Front and Congress, which fought the bypolls in an alliance, seems to have worked in the TMC's favour. Many believe that the bulk of the Left-Congress vote went to the Trinamool.

West Bengal bye-elections results 2019: TMC plays up NRC role in bypoll wins, BJP candidate agrees

November 28, 2019 4:16 pm

West Bengal Bye-Election Results 2019: In the Lok Sabha polls, the BJP had won 18 seats from 2 seats in 2014 while the TMC won 22 seats from 34 seats in 2014. However, within six months from the general election, the BJP failed to repeat its electoral success.

Kharagpur Sadar (West Bengal) Assembly Bye-Election Result 2019 Live: TMC steals Kharagpur Sadar seat from BJP

November 28, 2019 2:20 pm

Kharagpur Sadar (West Bengal) Assembly Bye-Election Results 2019 Live: Get all the updates on Kharagpur Sadar assembly constituency bye-election results on Kharagpur Sadar assembly constituency went to polls on November 25.

Delhi Confidential: Foe-Ward March

November 20, 2019 1:56 am

The BJP-Shiv Sena bonhomie was on display for the second day in Lok Sabha


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.