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Kolkata: TMC backs Independent, eyes Oppn vote to stop CPM nominee

March 15, 2020 1:51 am

There are five Rajya Sabha seats in West Bengal that go to polls on March 26. The TMC is fielding four candidates and the Congress-Left alliance is fielding one—former lawyer and mayor Bikash Bhattacharya.

Kolkata: To ensure his statue is installed after death, TMC MLA readies 3

March 14, 2020 8:29 am

According to sources in the police, Naskar has been attacked by miscreants on at least two occasions, but he managed to escape every time. For the last three years, his security has been increased taking into account his threat perception.

BJP’s campaign against TMC to focus on ‘poor’ city bridges

March 10, 2020 11:50 pm

There are around 20 bridges in and around the city, including metal bridges, concrete bridges, railway overbridges, and flyovers, but there have been instances that have caused inconvenience to the city residents.

GJM leaders at Nadda son’s wedding: BJP sheltering absconders, says TMC

March 09, 2020 4:55 am

In the photo, which was not independently verified by The Indian Express, the GJM leaders are seen standing with Nadda, his son, and daughter-in-law.

Bengal: 75-day campaign to target 2.5 crore people, party says battle-ready for polls

March 03, 2020 5:01 am

Under the 75-day campaign, around 75,000 TMC workers will reach out to 2.5 crore people across the state. The programme will conclude on May 10.

TMC leader arrested for ‘tying, beating up’ sisters in South Dinajpur

February 07, 2020 8:35 am

Wangden Bhutiya additional SP (Rural) of South Dinajpur district said, “We conducted searches and then ultimately arrested him. We are also looking for two other accused persons in the case.”

TMC's Mahua Moitra: BJP destroying every single thing this country is built upon

February 05, 2020 10:29 am

Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra spoke to The Indian Express: "Look at what (Union minister) Anurag Thakur said. He exhorts people to shoot! These are our daadis, our children. Are they terrorists?"

CAA debate moves to House, Trinamool for amendments in President’s address

February 03, 2020 9:45 am

In a first for the party, the Trinamool Congress has moved amendments to the President’s address delivered Friday, raising questions on its “silence” on a range of issues from the CAA and the Kashmir clampdown to the economic slowdown.

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.


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.