Desertion in Congress due to Lok Sabha poll results: Adhir

In the wake of party MLAs, leaders and workers regularly deserting the party, state Congress president Adhir Chowdhury on Tuesday said the trend is due to the party's performance in the Lok Sabha Elections.

ED grills Trinamool Congress MP in Saradha scam case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday questioned Trinamool Congress MP Ahmed Hassan Imran in connection with its money laundering probe in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam case.

Mitra slams Jaitley for questioning Mamata`s Singapore trip

Slamming Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for questioning West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s official visit to Singapore, state finance minister Amit Mitra on Sunday said that the former was doing "politics" and criticised him for making comments without knowing the developmental process in the state.

BJP demands white paper on Mamata`s Singapore trip

The BJP on Saturday demanded that the West Bengal government should publish a white paper about Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s trip to Singapore to attract investments.

TMC thwarting CBI probe into Saradha scam: Left Front

Alleging that West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress was in regular touch with the union home ministry, the Left Front wondered if the CBI, probing the Saradha scam, will be able to reveal the truth behind the scandal.

Saradha scam: CBI calls former IPS officer for questioning

Probing the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam, the CBI has now summoned former IPS officer Rajat Majumdar for questioning. He will be appearing before the agency Saturday, an official said.

Congress leader`s son joins Trinamool

Youth Congress leader Shaumik Hossain and son of former Congress MP Mannan Hossain joined the Trinamool Congress along with several others.

TMC MP Tapas Pal admitted to hospital following a brain stroke: Reports

Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal was on Tuesday night admitted in a super speciality hospital here after suffering a brain stroke, reports said.

Woman allegedly gang-raped found hanging in West Bengal

The body of a woman who was allegedly gang-raped and murdered was found hanging inside her house on Monday in West Bengal`s East Midnapore district, police said.

Mamata Banerjee in Singapore to attract investments to West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is paying a five-day official visit to Singapore from Monday.

Saradha scam: ED questions West Bengal Textile Minister, Aparna Sen

West Bengal Textiles minister Shyamapada Mukherjee and actor Aparna Sen were questioned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its money laundering probe in the multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam case.

Trinamool fields former Indian soccer captain Biswas in bypoll

Former Indian soccer captain Dipendu Biswas will be the Trinamool Congress candidate for the Basirhat South assembly seat bypoll scheduled to be held next month, the party announced Sunday.

Trinamool opposes move to abolish Planning Commission

Trinamool Congress on Sunday opposed the Centre`s move to abolish Planning Commission, saying the party did not believe that such an institution could be abolished "like this".

TMC confident of stopping BJP surge in by-poll

With the stakes high for parties in the September 13 by-poll to Bashirhat South and Chowringhee assembly seats, Trinamool Congress(TMC) on Sunday expressed confidence to stop the saffron surge and win both the seats.

Relief for TMC MP Tapas Pal as HC stays filing of FIR, CID probe

In a relief for Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal, a stay has been ordered on registration of FIR and CID probe into his objectionable `rape and shoot` comments against women.

TDP, TMC MPs in tug of war over room at Parliament House

A row has erupted between Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) over space in Parliament House with each side staking claim to a particular room.

Scuffle inside Parliament over office space; TMC MPs forcibly evict TDP parliamentarians

TMC and TDP MPs got engaged in an ugly scuffle inside Parliament complex on Tuesday, over the issue of office space.

West Bengal govt threatens stern action against agitating taxi drivers

Accusing the opposition of creating anarchy using taxis as a weapon, West Bengal government on Tuesday warned of stern action against errant drivers who force others from plying their vehicles creating great inconvenience for the people.

Trinamool MLA passes away in Manipur

Trinamool Congress MLA Maibam Kunjo died following protracted illness in his official residence at Babupara.

10 injured in TMC-BJP clash, 7 houses set afire

West Bengal, At least 10 persons were injured and seven houses were set on fire after a clash broke out between workers of the ruling Trinamool Congress and opposition BJP at a village here on Monday, police said.