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TMC, Opposition spar over Anubrata’s arrest

August 15, 2022 6:40 am

The TMC has protested alleged partiality of the central agencies against the BJP's political opponents and is demanding arrest of leader of opposition in Assembly Suvendu Adhikari.

Mamata backs Anubrata: ‘Will protest over ED, CBI excesses’

August 15, 2022 2:47 am

CM slams BJP, CPI(M) and Congress, says they all are comrades in arms

Cattle smuggling case: TMC’s Anubrata Mondal held after skipping CBI summons

August 12, 2022 12:39 am

The CBI said that they have found direct involvement of Mondal in the case and he was allegedly in touch with prime accused Enamul Haque.

Oppn claim of rise in our party leaders’ assets misleading: TMC

August 11, 2022 8:44 am

While hearing public interest litigation (PIL) alleging an exponential increase in the assets of certain ministers and Trinamool leaders, the Calcutta High Court on August 8 ordered that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) be made a party in the matter.

Tripura: Trinamool youth body announces Raj Bhawan Abhiyan on Aug 29 to protest against ‘unemployment’

August 09, 2022 10:35 pm

Notably, the agitation comes close on the heels of the TMC suffering a major setback in the north-eastern state with over 2,500 of its party workers joining the Congress.

Abhishek cautions TMC leaders against strong-arm tactics, corruption in panchayat bodies

August 09, 2022 1:14 pm

The meeting comes in the backdrop of a major overhaul in the party organisation last week.

TMC notice to MPs Sisir, Dibyendu for voting in V-P poll

August 08, 2022 1:03 am

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee held a meeting with party MPs at her residence in Kalighat on July 21. The same day, Trinamool general secretary Abhishek Banerjee announced that the party would not vote in the vice-presidential election.

Tripura: Senior TMC leader, supporters quit party, join Congress

August 07, 2022 10:43 pm

Speaking to reporters in Agartala, Baptu Chakraborty, who joined the TMC in September last year, said he decided to quit the Mamata Banerjee-led party as it was working in the interests of the BJP.

Will work to realise Mamata’s dream, say new ministers after taking charge

August 05, 2022 3:05 am

The reshuffle came days after the TMC supremo sacked senior minister Partha Chatterjee and suspended him from the party following his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) over the school jobs scam and seizures of more than Rs 50 crore in cash from the flats of his close associate.

RBU V-C resigns: ‘Denied entry to office for 2 weeks’

August 05, 2022 3:00 am

CPIM leader Sujan Chakraborty said, “TMC has become an extortionist party. They have no interest in education. So, such incidents are bound to happen in the state.”


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.