Kaliaganj MLA Soumen Roy on Saturday joined the Trinamool Congress in Kolkata in the presence of state minister and party leader Partha Chatterjee.
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The Left Front, which lost power to Trinamool Congress in 2011 after a marathon run, has now been reduced to a tertiary player in the politics of the state
Alarmed over the developments, state Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said such happenings, if true, would besmirch the reputation of the reputed institution.
The decomposed bodies identified as Jayshree Ghatak (65) and her daughter Neelam (39) were discovered by a family aide
On the strength of postal ballots, the BJP took a lead in 39 seats while Trinamool was only ahead in two seats – Kolkata South and Raiganj – only and the CPI-M led in Jadavpur.
If the BJP manages to win more than 15 seats, political legitimacy of the Trinamool government would be at stake.
The mob vandalised the Mandal president’s car and broke its windows
Kolkata: The streets, lanes and alleys of various pockets in West Bengal, including the eastern metropolis, are now filled with the sounds of heavy boots of the central paramilitary forces, as the troopers hold route marches, go door to door warning possible miscreants and asking people whether they are facing[Read More…]
Kolkata: New BJP joined Arjun Singh on Sunday accused the Trinamool Congress of fomenting violence and terrorising his supporters, and claimed that despite his new avatar, workers of West Bengal’s ruling party will vote for him from Barrackpore constituency. “Since Saturday morning there has been a disturbance in my Assembly[Read More…]
Kolkata: West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress will announce its candidates’ list for the Lok Sabha polls on Tuesday, party supremo and chief minister Mamata Banerjee said here on Monday. Banerjee said the list would be declared after meetings of the party’s steering committee and district presidents. “We will announce the[Read More…]
Jalpaiguri: Amid BJP’s accusations of harassment and intimidation by the state’s ruling Trinamool Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address a public meeting in Jalpaiguri district’s Churabhandar on Friday, in a bid to give a further fillip to the saffron outfit’s Lok Sabha poll campaign in northern West[Read More…]
New Delhi, The Congress and the Trinamool Congress staged a walk out from the Lok Sabha over a bill that seeks to remove hurdles in eligible migrants from six minority groups from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan getting Indian citizenship as they demanded that it should again be sent to a[Read More…]
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday observed the 21st foundation day of Trinamool Congress party. “Today @AITCofficial turns 21. The journey which began on January 1, 1998, has been full of struggles, but we have been steadfast in our resolve to fight for the people #Trinamool21,” Banerjee[Read More…]
Joynagar: Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Biswanath Das survived a fatal attack on Thursday night when dozens of unidentified men attacked his vehicle with bombs and bullets. Three persons shot dead in this shootout at a petrol pump in Joynagar area on Thursday night. Das who had got down from his[Read More…]
Kolkata: The BJP is not making much headway in West Bengal and its desperation is similar to that of a turtle turned upside down, Trinamool Congress Secretary General Partha Chatterjee said on Sunday. He charged that the Bharatiya Janata Party, in its desperation, was making provocative statements in order to[Read More…]
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday issued a legal notice against Trinamool Congress MP and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee‘s nephew Abhishek Banerjee for blaming the saffron outfit for the killing of five Bengalis in Assam’s Tinsukia and warned him of further legal action, a senior state BJP leader[Read More…]
Kolkata: West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress on Friday held protests across the state against the killing of five Bengalis in Assam’s Tinsukia as it put the blame on the Assam government and their NRC move. The Trinamool claimed that the discriminatory attitude of Assam towards the Bengali-speaking population in the[Read More…]
Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress will hold a meeting with all its party MPs, MLAs and senior leaders on November 16 to chalk out a blueprint for a proposed anti-BJP rally to be held here on January 19, 2019, a party official said on Thursday. The meeting, to be held in[Read More…]
A Trinamool Congress activist was found dead at Bhangar in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district on Sunday after being missing since Saturday night, police said. While the relative of the deceased claimed that the state ruling party activist has been killed by opposition party workers, police said they have not found any proof of murder. “The[Read More…]
The swearing-in ceremony of Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy was the biggest show of opposition unity where Sonia and Rahul Gandhi shared the stage with Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati, Pinarayi Vijayan, N Chandrababu Naidu, Tejasswi Yadav, D Raja, Sitaram Yechury and many others. The Congress has had bitter relations with its former allies[Read More…]
Amid the growing debate over whether electronic voting machines (EVMs) are hackable or not, elections officials in the US are worried over the increasing “information warfare” as mid-term polls loom. According to a CNN report, at the annual “Def Con hacker convention” here over the weekend, state and local election officials who attended the[Read More…]
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee has somehow left her other Opposition peers far behind in taking cudgels with the Centre’s ruling party, or the BJP and the NDA led by it. So much so that she has rubbed the BJP the wrong way by reaching[Read More…]
New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee will meet UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and leaders from several other parties on Wednesday to invite them for a mega anti-BJP rally to be held in Kolkata on January 19 next year. On Tuesday, she had meetings with[Read More…]
Kolkata: A BJP leader was hacked to death in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district, with police putting the blame on unidentified criminals, but the party accused the state’s ruling Trinamool Congress of being responsible for the killing. The Trinamool has, however, denied the charge. Shaktipada Sardar, the secretary of[Read More…]
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday her Trinamool Congress would fight the 2019 General elections alone in West Bengal and warned the Congress and the Left not to join hands with the BJP in the state while seeking her support at the Centre. Addressing the party’s[Read More…]