KMC poll was free, fair and peaceful: TMC

Notwithstanding opposition's allegation of terror and violence, ruling Trinamool Congress today said that election to 144 wards of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) on Saturday was peaceful, free and fair.

TMC's 'violent' tactics futile, BJP will win KMC poll: Shahnawaz Hussain

Accusing the ruling Trinamool Congress of resorting to violence to retain power, a confident BJP on Saturday said such tactics would not stop the saffron party from winning the civic polls in Kolkata.

61 bombs found in TMC leader's abandoned house

Police on Monday seized 61 crude bombs from an abandoned house of a local Trinamool Congress leader in Raina area of Burdwan district.

Four arrested after CPI-M, Trinamool clash in Bengal

Four people were arrested after a clash between Trinamool Congress and CPI-M activists in West Bengal`s North 24 Parganas district, police said on Tuesday.

SC refuses to monitor CBI probe in Odisha chit-fund scam cases

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into multi-crore rupee chit-fund scam matters cases in Odisha and gave time to agency to come out with suggestions to ensure effective investigation of huge number of such cases in West Bengal.

Saradha scam: CBI sends notice to TMC, asks party to submit all financial details
Saradha scam: CBI sends notice to TMC, asks party to submit all financial details

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), probing the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam, on Monday sent a notice to the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) seeking income and expense details from the party during 2010-14, which includes donations, advertisements, sale of party mouthpiece 'Jaago Bangla' and “sale of paintings”.

TMC to take out rally against BJP's land policy

Upping the ante against the land policy of the BJP government, West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee is all set to take out a rally against the land policy on April 8.

Saradha scam: ED grills painter Shuvaprasanna

The ED, probing the money trail in the multi-crore-rupee Saradha scam, grilled painter Shuvaprasanna Bhattacharya on Monday concerning a business deal he made with Saradha Group chief and now jailed scam kingpin Sudipta Sen.

Saradha scam: ED issues fresh summons to Mithun Chakraborty

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued fresh summons to actor-cum-Trinamool Congress MP Mithun Chakraborty for allegedly failing to submit documents to the agency in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam.

Nun gang-rape case: TMC vows to bring perpetrators to book

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Sunday said termed as `barbaric` the gang-rape of a 72-year-old nun in West Bengal and said the perpetrators of the crime will be brought down to book.

Bengal nun gang-rape: Congress cautions Mamata, asks her to be 'serious, strict'

Congress on Saturday cautioned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over increasing rape incidents in the state during her tenure and asked her to be more 'serious and strict'.

Opposition MPs to march to President House to protest land bill

Upping their ante against the land bill, MPs of several opposition parties are planning to take out a march to Rashtrapati Bhavan next Tuesday to register their protest against the amendments proposed to be carried out in the Act of 2013.

Trinamool does not rule out show-causing Mukul Roy

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'.

Mukul Roy not hurt over Trinamool stripping him of responsibilities

Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy on Monday refused to either confirm or deny reports of him joining the BJP and said he was not hurt over his party stripping him of responsibilities.

PM Modi praising WB is Mamata's 'own version': Rahul Sinha

Questioning West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's delay in meeting the Prime Minister, state BJP on Monday said her claim that Narendra Modi has praised the state government was her "own version".

Have urged PM Modi to waive debts for development of West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee
Have urged PM Modi to waive debts for development of West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament and sought relaxation in debt repayment.

Mamata Banerjee in Delhi to meet PM Narendra Modi for debt waiver
Mamata Banerjee in Delhi to meet PM Narendra Modi for debt waiver

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will seek an interest waiver for her state on the repayment of huge debt during a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi here tomorrow. She arrived in the capital city on Sunday evening.

CBI raids Trinamool MP Tapas Paul's home, 42 Rose Valley locations

The CBI on Wednesday raided the Kolkata residence of Trinamool Congress actor-MP Tapas Paul and 42 other locations of the Rose Valley Group across India in connection with a multi-crore-rupee chit fund scam.

PM Modi misinformed, should check facts: Biman Bose

Criticising Narendra Modi for putting the blame for West Bengal's "backward slide" in last 34 years on CPI-M, Left Front's chairman Biman Bose on Wednesday said the Prime Minister was misinformed and should check the facts before speaking.

Doors open for disgruntled TMC leaders: Congress

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.