Trinamool Congress

Election Commission imposes 24-hour campaign ban on Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has been banned from campaigning for assembly election for alleged Model Code of Conduct (MCC) violation 24 hrs till 8 pm on Apr 13 for her alleged remarks with communal overtones. 

Apr 12, 2021, 19:45 PM IST

Violence breaks out in Hoogly as fourth phase of WB polls end

For 44 seats, 373 candidates are in the fray including some of the prominent personalities like former cricketer Manoj Tiwary, Bollywood singer and BJP MP Babul Supriyo, Locket Chaterjee, Payel Sarkar, and former minister Rajib Banerjee.

Apr 10, 2021, 06:24 AM IST

Actress, Trinamool Congress leader Koushani Mukherjee's 'mother-sister' remark sparks controversy

Koushani Mukherjee, who had joined Trinamool Congress two months ago, has courted controversy after a video of her was shared by BJP leader Ritesh Tiwari on social media. 

Apr 04, 2021, 15:49 PM IST

'Cool cool Trinamool, thanda thanda cool cool, vote pabe joda phool': Mamata Banerjee tells voters in Nandigram

Before leading a colourful roadshow from Bhangabera, Banerjee told a public meeting in Sonachura that police personnel from Madhya Pradesh have been deployed to "terrorise" voters in villages and tilt the balance in favour of the BJP.

Mar 30, 2021, 13:52 PM IST

Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh's alleged 'wear Bermuda remark sparks outrage, TMC calls it ‘distasteful’

In the alleged video, the veracity of which could not be confirmed, Ghosh was seen saying at an election meeting in Purulia on Monday that after the cast was taken off and the foot was bandaged, she is displaying the leg to everyone.

Mar 25, 2021, 07:56 AM IST

West Bengal Assembly Elections: TMC postpones release of manifesto

The Chief Minister had earlier postponed the release of the Manifesto due to an injury she sustained during campaigning in Nandigram.

Mar 14, 2021, 09:45 AM IST

Attack on Mamata Banerjee premeditated, part of deep-rooted conspiracy: TMC tells EC

A delegation of six TMC MPs met the EC officials in Delhi to raise their concern over the Nandigram incident, where West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was injured.

Mar 12, 2021, 17:40 PM IST

West Bengal minister Bachchu Hansda, MLA Gouri Sankar Dutta join BJP

West Bengal minister Bachchu Hansda and Tehatta MLA Gouri Sankar Dutta joined the BJP on Wednesday after being denied nominations for the assembly polls by the Trinamool Congress. Hansda, the Minister of State for North Bengal Development, joined the BJP in presence of its state president Dilip Ghosh.

Mar 10, 2021, 17:50 PM IST

West Bengal assembly election 2021: Mamata Banerjee to take part in all-women's protest against fuel price hike today

The party supporters will gather at Darjeeling More in Siliguri to protest the hike in fuel rates.

Mar 07, 2021, 07:22 AM IST

West Bengal: Six BJP workers injured in bomb attack, blame TMC

The BJP workers were returning from a wedding when they were attacked and crude bombs were thrown on them.

Mar 06, 2021, 10:41 AM IST

West Bengal assembly election: Mamata Banerjee to announce full candidate list on March 5

Ahead of the West Bengal Assembly election, the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress will announce the full list of candidates on March 5.

Mar 03, 2021, 21:01 PM IST

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav meets Mamata Banerjee ahead of West Bengal assembly election

RJD leader extended complete support of his party to the All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) for the upcoming polls in West Bengal. Tejashwi Yadav assured Mamata Banerjee of his support in the campaigns for Hindi-speaking and Bihari voters in the state.

Mar 01, 2021, 19:11 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee likely to release first list of TMC candidates for West Bengal assembly election 2021

In West Bengal, the assembly election in the Trinamool Congress-led state will be held in eight phases. The voting for phase 1 for 30 constituencies will take place on March 27, voting for phase 2 for 30 constituencies will be held on April 1. The polling for phase 3 for 31 seats will take place on April 6, for phase 4 for 44 constituencies on April 10, for phase 5 for 45 constituencies on April 17, for phase 6 for 43 constituencies on April 22, for phase 7 for 36 constituencies on April 26 and for phase 8 for 35 constituencies on April 29.

Mar 01, 2021, 08:30 AM IST

BJP chief JP Nadda launches 'Lokkho Sonar Bangla' campaign in West Bengal

The party will seek suggestions from two crore people in West Bengal for its election manifesto ahead of the Assembly polls. Through this campaign, the BJP will directly engage with the citizens of West Bengal in crafting a vision for the state for the next five years by inviting them to give their suggestions.

Feb 25, 2021, 09:04 AM IST

Cricketer Manoj Tiwary joins TMC ahead of West Bengal assembly election

Manoj Tiwary joined the Trinamool Congress at a rally in Hooghly in presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and said that she is trying to unite people together. He also took to his official Twitter account to inform about his 'new journey'. 

Feb 24, 2021, 16:52 PM IST

TMC wants to turn West Bengal into Bangladesh, says BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari

Adhikari alleged that the TMC has imported the "Jai Bangla" slogan taking a cue from Bangladesh politician Shamim Osman's "Khela hobe" slogan. He added that the people of West Bengal have decided to vote for the double engine of the BJP and that the party will come to power with a huge majority.

Feb 15, 2021, 09:56 AM IST

TMC MP Mahua Moitra writes to Delhi Police Commissioner, demands withdrawal of security personnel from her house

In the letter to Delhi Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava, Mahua Moitra said the station house officer of Barakhamba Road police station had come to meet her at her residence on February 12 and shortly "thereafter, around three Border Security Force personnel armed with assault rifles had been deputed outside her house."

Feb 13, 2021, 20:36 PM IST

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee compares herself to Royal Bengal Tiger, says 'not a person to be afraid of anything'

Addressing a rally in Murshidabad's Baharampur, the capital of Nawab Siraj-ud-Daullah's empire, she also compared those who left the TMC to join the saffron party to Mir Jafar, a commander of his army who betrayed him in the Battle of Plassey against the British in 1757. She also alleged that it is the Centre which is selling off BSNL, SAIL and privatising the Railways and insurance companies.

Feb 09, 2021, 20:02 PM IST

TMC MLA Dipak Haldar resigns from party ahead of West Bengal Assembly election 2021

Ahead of the West Bengal Assembly election, two-time TMC MLA from Diamond Harbour Haldar Dipak Haldar on Monday resigned from the party, amid the ongoing exodus from the party. Earlier, he lashed out at the party leadership for not allowing him to work for the masses and said he would quit the party.

Feb 01, 2021, 16:34 PM IST

TMC's Rajib Banerjee quits party in yet another blow to Mamata Banerjee govt ahead of West Bengal assembly election

In his resignation official letter, he said, "I do hereby tender my resignation as a Member of All India Trinamool Congress as well as from all other positions held by me in the party and its associates with immediate effect."

Jan 29, 2021, 16:58 PM IST