Partha Chatterjee

Six axed Trinamool MLAs recognised as BJP legislators

Six axed Trinamool MLAs recognised as BJP legislators

Four months after six axed Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLAs joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the lawmakers were recognised as saffron party legislators in the Tripura Assembly on Sunday, Speaker Ramendra Chandra Debnath announced.

Dec 10, 2017, 16:51 PM IST

BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya blames Mamata Banerjee's mentality for Darjeeling situation

He also defended BJP leader Roopa Ganguly over her controversial statement on women safety, saying she was referring to the "poor" law and order situation in West Bengal.

Jul 18, 2017, 20:00 PM IST
Accusations against me bid to cover lapses, divert attention: West Bengal Governor

Accusations against me bid to cover lapses, divert attention: West Bengal Governor

West Bengal Governor on Wednesday said the statement issued against him by a state minister is an "attempt to cover the lapses" of the government.

Jul 05, 2017, 20:27 PM IST
Open to talks to restore normalcy in Darjeeling: West Bengal government

Open to talks to restore normalcy in Darjeeling: West Bengal government

State Home Secretary Malay De, who chaired an all-party meeting here on the prevailing situation in the scenic hills, said the doors of the government "are open for talks to restore normalcy in there".
 

Jun 22, 2017, 17:37 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee assures to restore normalcy in violence-hit Darjeeling

Mamata Banerjee assures to restore normalcy in violence-hit Darjeeling

Two army columns were deployed in the town at the request of Banerjee to maintain law and order.

Jun 10, 2017, 14:32 PM IST
Comparing Bipin Rawat to General Dyer is sad, uncalled for: Navy Chief Sunil Lanba

Comparing Bipin Rawat to General Dyer is sad, uncalled for: Navy Chief Sunil Lanba

Comparing Army chief Bipin Rawat to General Dyer is a "sad comparison", his naval counterpart Admiral Sunil Lanba said on Thursday.

Jun 08, 2017, 22:34 PM IST
`Were you hurt by comparison with General Dyer?` Here's how Army chief responded

`Were you hurt by comparison with General Dyer?` Here's how Army chief responded

The Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place on April 13, 1919, when non-violent protesters were subjected to unprovoked firing by the British Indian Army troops.

Jun 08, 2017, 13:00 PM IST

Bengal to make campus poll 'apolitical'

Eschewing political association in student body elections, a model followed by the city's premier St. Xavier's College, the West Bengal government will roll out a new "apolitical" system this year for student union elections.

Jun 07, 2017, 14:31 PM IST
Partha Chatterjee not remorseful for comparing Army Chief Bipin Rawat with Jallianwala Bagh butcher General Dyer

Partha Chatterjee not remorseful for comparing Army Chief Bipin Rawat with Jallianwala Bagh butcher General Dyer

Despite criticism, scholar Partha Chatterjee has said that he sticks to his opinion and will not change his opinion whatsoever.

Jun 06, 2017, 11:09 AM IST
West Bengal to be renamed `Bengal` in English and 'Bango' or `Bangla` in Bengali

West Bengal to be renamed `Bengal` in English and 'Bango' or `Bangla` in Bengali

A special session of the West Bengal Assembly will be convened from August 26 to discuss and pass a resolution to give effect to the new name.

Aug 02, 2016, 16:35 PM IST

TMC orders internal probe into Narada sting operation

The inquiry would also look into whether leaders of other political parties had helped in conducting this sting operation, party general secretary Partha Chatterjee said.

Apr 09, 2016, 18:44 PM IST

Political colour not to influence flood relief: Partha Chatterjee

Political affiliations will not come in the way of distributing flood relief in the state, Trinamool Congress Secretary General Partha Chatterjee said even as disgruntled locals today stopped his convoy in Nadia district to vent their ire on a local party MLA.

Aug 04, 2015, 14:29 PM IST

Calcutta University assault: JNU teachers condemn West Bengal government

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association (JNUTA) on Tuesday condemned the West Bengal government for "perpetrating violence" on peacefully agitating teachers of the state.

Jul 07, 2015, 15:42 PM IST

Opposition dubs KMC poll 'farce', TMC says it is peaceful, free

Amid opposition parties' allegations of terror and violence by the ruling Trinamool Congress, around 60 per cent voters on Saturday cast their ballots in the election to the 144-ward Kolkata Municipal Corporation, billed as the "semifinal" before next year's Assembly poll.

Apr 18, 2015, 19:14 PM IST

There is no opposition to Trinamool in civic poll: Partha Chatterjee

 The ruling Trinamool Congress, predicted to sweep the forthcoming civic poll in West Bengal, on Thursday admitted that it was not facing any opposition worth the name in the election.

Apr 16, 2015, 17:11 PM IST

TMC slams CBI for sending notice seeking financial details

Trinamool Congress on Monday slammed CBI, which has resent a notice to the party seeking its income and expense details, saying the investigation agency is working at the behest of a "particular party".

Apr 06, 2015, 22:20 PM IST

Mukul Roy must follow TMC discipline: Partha Chatterjee

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.

Mar 16, 2015, 16:42 PM IST

Trinamool secretary general takes swipe at Mukul 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".

Mar 16, 2015, 16:28 PM IST

West Bengal Assembly to discuss chit fund issue on Wednesday

The West Bengal Assembly will discuss the chit fund issue and its fallout on the last day of its ongoing Budget Session on Wednesday.

Mar 02, 2015, 22:58 PM IST

Partha Chatterjee asks party workers to strengthen hands of Mamata

 Trinamool Congress secretary- general Partha Chatterjee on Sunday asked party workers to strengthen the hands of party chairperson and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Mar 01, 2015, 21:28 PM IST