Trinamool Congress

Tripura speaker recognises six TMC deserters as BJP MLAs

Tripura speaker recognises six TMC deserters as BJP MLAs

The BJP, which failed to open its account in Tripura in the 2013 Assembly polls, now has six MLAs, with Speaker R C Debnath recognising the lawmakers, who deserted the TMC, as members of the saffron party, a top official said on Sunday. 

Dec 10, 2017, 18:58 PM IST
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
Injunction on Babul Supriyo from making comments against TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee

Injunction on Babul Supriyo from making comments against TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee

Banerjee had alleged in his defamation suit and prayer for injunction that Supriyo had made derogatory remarks and insinuations against him at a press conference at Asansol on November 30.

Dec 08, 2017, 21:15 PM IST
Trinamool is property of 2 persons, looting democracy in West Bengal: BJP

Trinamool is property of 2 persons, looting democracy in West Bengal: BJP

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday alleged that the Trinamool Congress had come to power in the state via democratic process but since then it is looting democracy in every sphere.

Dec 07, 2017, 18:27 PM IST
Parliamentary panel on Padmavati questions Bhansali as politics over film continues

Parliamentary panel on Padmavati questions Bhansali as politics over film continues

Amid the raging controversy over director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus 'Padmavati', the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members on Thursday sought a ban on the film. However, on the other hand, the Members of Parliament (MPs) from Trinamool Congress and Congress opposed any ban on the film, said reports.

Nov 30, 2017, 21:06 PM IST

Trinamool Congress wants simultaneous bypolls to Lok Sabha, assembly seats, appeals to EC

The vacancies were caused due to the resignation of Manas Bhunia, MLA from Sabong, on July 24 this year and the death of Noapara MLA Madhusudan Ghosh on August 18. Sultan Ahmed, who represented Uluberia Lok Sabha seat, died on September 4 this year.

Nov 27, 2017, 17:37 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee's latest on Aadhaar linking: It's 'Tughlaqi Raj', conversation of husband-wife will be public

Mamata Banerjee's latest on Aadhaar linking: It's 'Tughlaqi Raj', conversation of husband-wife will be public

The Supreme Court on October 30 had come down hard on the Mamata Banerjee government for filing a plea challenging the Centre's move to make Aadhaar mandatory for availing benefits of social welfare schemes, saying it was against the federal structure.

Nov 21, 2017, 08:14 AM IST
Delhi HC to hear BJP leader Mukul Roy's plea seeking probe into 'phone tapping'

Delhi HC to hear BJP leader Mukul Roy's plea seeking probe into 'phone tapping'

The former Trinamool Congress MP and alleged that while he was in West Bengal, he always found that the local police were monitoring his movements.

Nov 20, 2017, 08:14 AM IST

Gouge out Opposition workers' eyes: TMC leader tells party cadres

TMC leader Anubrata Mondal on Saturday was back in the news with his order to party workers to gouge out the eyes of Opposition activists.

Nov 19, 2017, 00:54 AM IST
How many has dengue killed? HC asks West Bengal govt

How many has dengue killed? HC asks West Bengal govt

The Mamata Banerjee government had on Thursday said that 38 people had died due to dengue.

Nov 17, 2017, 17:16 PM IST

Narada sting operation: Willing to under narco test, Mathew Samuel tells Calcutta HC

Web portal Narada News CEO Mathew Samuel told the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday that he was willing to undergo narco analysis test in connection with a case of alleged extortion involving a Bihar politician.

Nov 14, 2017, 18:25 PM IST

Trinamool lacks internal democracy, shrunk Bengal's political space: Mukul Roy

Former Trinamool Congress heavyweight Mukul Roy has switched over to the BJP.

Nov 06, 2017, 23:36 PM IST
Narada sting operation: TMC MP Sougata Roy appears before ED

Narada sting operation: TMC MP Sougata Roy appears before ED

Trinamool Congress MP Sougata Roy on Tuesday appeared before Enforcement Directorate in connection with Narada sting operation case.

Oct 31, 2017, 12:12 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee to be awarded D.Litt by Calcutta University, opposition slams decision

Mamata Banerjee to be awarded D.Litt by Calcutta University, opposition slams decision

Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be conferred D.Litt (honoris causa) by the Calcutta University.

Oct 26, 2017, 09:43 AM IST
Narada sting case: ED summons Mukul Roy, three Trinamool Congress leaders

Narada sting case: ED summons Mukul Roy, three Trinamool Congress leaders

Enforcement Directorate on Saturday issued summons to Mukul Roy and three Trinamool Congress leaders in connection with Narada sting case.

Oct 14, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
Suspended Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy quits as Rajya Sabha MP, tenders resignation to Venkaiah Naidu

Suspended Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy quits as Rajya Sabha MP, tenders resignation to Venkaiah Naidu

Suspended Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy on Wednesday tendered his resignation as Rajya Sabha member on Wednesday.

Oct 11, 2017, 16:02 PM IST
Mukul Roy to quit as Rajya Sabha MP today, reveal reasons to quit Trinamool Congress

Mukul Roy to quit as Rajya Sabha MP today, reveal reasons to quit Trinamool Congress

Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Mukul Roy will quit his Rajya Sabha seat on Wednesday.

Oct 11, 2017, 06:08 AM IST
West Bengal gets 24-hr control room for Durga Puja

West Bengal gets 24-hr control room for Durga Puja

To keep a tab on any untoward situation during the Durga Puja, the West Bengal government has decided to set up a 24-hour control room at the state secretariat.

Sep 26, 2017, 06:43 AM IST

Party workers being killed in West Bengal as Trinamool is disturbed by our growth: BJP

The BJP on Saturday alleged that its workers were being killed in West Bengal due to the "frustration" of the ruling Trinamool Congress, which was "disturbed" by the saffron party's growth in the state.

Sep 23, 2017, 23:11 PM IST