The opposition CPI(M) on Saturday alleged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of taking the same route as of former Trinamool Congress general secretary Mukul Roy to get relief from the CBI inquiry into the multi-crore chit fund scam.
BJP central leadership on Monday expressed unhappiness to the state leaders for failing to take "proper advantage" of the political situation that was created in favour of the party after the Lok Sabha polls.
Hitting out at estranged party MP Mukul Roy for his critical comments concerning the affairs of the party and the government, Trinamool Congress (TMC) Secretary General Partha Chatterjee on Monday said TMC had its "own discipline" which every worker must follow, including Roy.
In an apparent swipe at sidelined Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy, party secretary general Partha Chatterjee on Monday said anyone opposing his own party is akin to one who has "lost his mental balance".
Trinamool Congress on Tuesday did not rule out issuing a show-cause notice to estranged Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy for embarassing the party and the government with his critical comments, with a top TMC leader saying the matter was being dealt with 'seriously'.
Describing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's scheduled meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "a positive move" for the benefit of the state, Trinamool Congress senior leader Mukul Roy on Saturday said it would have been good if it was held earlier.
Amid speculations that Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul might be called for quizzing by the CBI for his alleged links with a ponzi firm, sidelined party leader Mukul Roy on Saturday insisted that all law abiding citizens have an obligation to cooperate in such a probe.
A Trinamool Congress MLA, close to out-of-favour senior party leader Mukul Roy, today backed the party leadership amid a deepening divide between Roy and party supremo Mamata Banerje, saying "if there are small stones in rice, they should be separated".
As deposed Trinamool Congress General Secretary Mukul Roy's future course of action is the subject of animated discussion in political circles here, several TMC leaders have reposed their faith in party supremo Mamata Banerjee, saying she is the driving force.
Congress in West Bengal on Sunday said its doors were open for any leader or worker in the Trinamool Congress, as speculation mounted over the future course of action of Mukul Roy, who was considered TMC's second in-command before falling out with Mamata Banerjee.
A day after being sacked as the general secretary of the West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress, Mukul Roy Sunday said he was "enjoying everything" while noting it was the party`s prerogative to decide about his expulsion.
Trinamool Congress on Saturday removed Mukul Roy, a former confidante of Mamata Banerjee, from the key post of party general secretary, a day after he was replaced as the party's leader in the Rajya Sabha.
Refusing to read much into his sacking as the party`s national general secretary, sidelined Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha member Mukul Roy Saturday took a veiled dig at party supremo Mamata Banerjee, saying she was not even a party member when he initiated the process for the Trinamool`s formation.
Taking a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee, shortly after her close aide Mukul Roy was stripped of from all party posts, Bharatiya Janata Party said on Saturday that 'the Bengal CM has lost faith in everyone including her party leaders'.
Amid speculation of a rift between him and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee, party all-India general secretary Mukul Roy on Friday said that he will not be able to attend the party's working committee meeting Saturday due to the union budget and some personal work.