Articles about Trinamool Congress

West Bengal: BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari detained amid 'Nabanna Abhiyan'

13 Sep 2022

West Bengal
West Bengal: BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari detained amid 'Nabanna Abhiyan'

Amid the ongoing political battle between the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in West Bengal, the police on Tuesday detained hundreds of BJP members, including senior leader Suvendu Adhikari.

'Typo' leads TMC leader's sister-in-law to ED office at midnight
'Typo' leads TMC leader's sister-in-law to ED office at midnight

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) was left embarrassed on Monday after the sister-in-law of Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Abhishek Banerjee, Maneka Gambhir, appeared before it post-midnight due to a typo in the summons issued to her related to an alleged coal scam case, PTI reported.

Kolkata: ED raids gaming app firm, unearths Rs. 18 crore

11 Sep 2022

West Bengal
Kolkata: ED raids gaming app firm, unearths Rs. 18 crore

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided six locations in Kolkata over allegations of money laundering on, mobile gaming application E-Nuggets and unearthed cash worth Rs. 18 crore.

BJP makes key leaders in-charge of states before 2024 polls

10 Sep 2022

Narendra Modi
BJP makes key leaders in-charge of states before 2024 polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced new party duties for prominent leaders on Friday.

Mamata Banerjee dares BJP to arrest her amid corruption claims

29 Aug 2022

Mamata Banerjee
Mamata Banerjee dares BJP to arrest her amid corruption claims

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Monday dared the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to arrest her if they could.

Bilkis Bano case: Mahua Moitra challenges convicts' release in SC
Bilkis Bano case: Mahua Moitra challenges convicts' release in SC

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra has moved the Supreme Court to challenge the release of the 11 men convicted in the Bilkis Bano rape case.

Cattle smuggling case: CBI arrests Mamata Banerjee's aide Anubrata Mondal

11 Aug 2022

West Bengal
Cattle smuggling case: CBI arrests Mamata Banerjee's aide Anubrata Mondal

More trouble is brewing up for Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's close aide and the party's Birbhum district president Anubrata Mondal in a 2020 livestock smuggling case.

'Ready for Mahagathbandhan 2.0': Nitish Kumar and Tejashwi Yadav

09 Aug 2022

Bihar
'Ready for Mahagathbandhan 2.0': Nitish Kumar and Tejashwi Yadav

An hour after resigning as Bihar's chief minister, Nitish Kumar on Tuesday returned to Patna's Raj Bhavan with Tejashwi Yadav to stake claim to form a new government—led by Mahagathbandhan 2.0.

Meet 'son of soil' Jagdeep Dhankhar, India's 14th Vice President

07 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi
Meet 'son of soil' Jagdeep Dhankhar, India's 14th Vice President

Former West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was elected as the 14th vice president of India on Saturday.

Jagdeep Dhankhar is India's 14th vice president

06 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi
Jagdeep Dhankhar is India's 14th vice president

Former West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has been elected as the 14th vice president of India.

It's Dhankhar vs Alva in vice presidential election today

06 Aug 2022

Venkaiah Naidu
It's Dhankhar vs Alva in vice presidential election today

India will elect its new vice president (VP) on Saturday, more than a week after Droupadi Murmu became the country's first tribal woman president.

WB cabinet reshuffle: 9 ministers, including Babul Supriyo, take oath

03 Aug 2022

West Bengal
WB cabinet reshuffle: 9 ministers, including Babul Supriyo, take oath

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday made a major reshuffle in the cabinet.

Crores kept in my flats without my knowledge: Arpita Mukherjee

02 Aug 2022

West Bengal
Crores kept in my flats without my knowledge: Arpita Mukherjee

Arpita Mukherjee—a close aide of arrested former West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee—has now claimed the money recovered from her two Kolkata flats does not belong to her.

Mamata to reshuffle cabinet on Wednesday amid Partha Chatterjee's arrest

01 Aug 2022

West Bengal
Mamata to reshuffle cabinet on Wednesday amid Partha Chatterjee's arrest

Days after former West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee was put in jail, CM Mamata Banerjee announced a cabinet reshuffle.

3 Jharkhand Congress MLAs, caught with cash in vehicle, arrested

31 Jul 2022

Jharkhand
3 Jharkhand Congress MLAs, caught with cash in vehicle, arrested

Three Jharkhand Congress MLAs were arrested a day after they were found in West Bengal with cash in their vehicle.

Mamata Banerjee had no idea of scam, says TMC MP

30 Jul 2022

West Bengal
Mamata Banerjee had no idea of scam, says TMC MP

A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee dismissed minister Partha Chatterjee over teacher recruitment scam, senior Trinamool Congress leader and legislator Saugata Roy claims no one, including CM Banerjee, was aware of it.

WB: Mamata Banerjee sacks minister Partha Chatterjee after ED raids

28 Jul 2022

Mamata Banerjee
WB: Mamata Banerjee sacks minister Partha Chatterjee after ED raids

Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday sacked the minister Partha Chatterjee, who has been arrested in the SSC scam.

Meet Arpita who stashed Rs. 50 crore for Partha Chatterjee

28 Jul 2022

West Bengal
Meet Arpita who stashed Rs. 50 crore for Partha Chatterjee

In a shocking series of events, West Bengal Minister Partha Chatterjee was taken into custody by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for his alleged involvement in the multi-crore teacher recruitment scam.

Mountain of cash, 5-kg gold unearthed from Chatterjee's aide's flat

28 Jul 2022

West Bengal
Mountain of cash, 5-kg gold unearthed from Chatterjee's aide's flat

Another Rs. 29 crore in cash and 5kg of gold were found at the flat of West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee's aide during an 18-hour raid by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

In touch with 38 TMC MLAs, claims BJP's Mithun Chakraborty

27 Jul 2022

West Bengal
In touch with 38 TMC MLAs, claims BJP's Mithun Chakraborty

West Bengal BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty has claimed that the party is in touch with 38 Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLAs.

Parliament monsoon session: 19 opposition Rajya Sabha MPs suspended

26 Jul 2022

Lok Sabha
Parliament monsoon session: 19 opposition Rajya Sabha MPs suspended

Amid a stormy monsoon session in Parliament, 19 Rajya Sabha MPs from opposition parties have been suspended for the rest of the week.

Bengal school jobs scam: Partha Chatterjee 'airlifted' to AIIMS Bhubaneswar

25 Jul 2022

West Bengal
Bengal school jobs scam: Partha Chatterjee 'airlifted' to AIIMS Bhubaneswar

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday reportedly shifted West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee to AIIMS Bhubaneswar.

Teacher recruitment scam: ED arrests West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee

23 Jul 2022

West Bengal
Teacher recruitment scam: ED arrests West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested West Bengal Commerce and Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee in Kolkata on Saturday for his suspected involvement in the teacher recruitment scam.

Mamata's 'disgruntled' TMC decides to abstain from vice presidential polls

22 Jul 2022

Mamata Banerjee
Mamata's 'disgruntled' TMC decides to abstain from vice presidential polls

In an unexpected move, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) said on Thursday that it will not vote in the vice-presidential election since it was "not consulted" about Margaret Alva's candidacy.

Momo Mia! After puchkas, Mamata Banerjee makes momos in Darjeeling

14 Jul 2022

West Bengal
Momo Mia! After puchkas, Mamata Banerjee makes momos in Darjeeling

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has yet again become the 'talk of the town,' this time for her momo-making skills.

Kali row: Modi invokes Goddess Kali; Mahua Moitra hits back

11 Jul 2022

West Bengal
Kali row: Modi invokes Goddess Kali; Mahua Moitra hits back

The political controversy surrounding Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra's remarks about Goddess Kali continued to rage on as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and TMC trade barbs.

'Kaali' remarks: Mahua Moitra says 'bring it on' after FIR

06 Jul 2022

Social Media
'Kaali' remarks: Mahua Moitra says 'bring it on' after FIR

Trinamool Congress (TMC) Member of Parliament (MP) Mahua Moitra has been charged for her remarks on Goddess Kaali.

#NewsBytesExplainer: How does anti-defection law play into the Maharashtra crisis

24 Jun 2022

Maharashtra
#NewsBytesExplainer: How does anti-defection law play into the Maharashtra crisis

Amid the political crisis in Maharashtra with rebel Shiv Sena MLA Eknath Shinde claiming the support of a majority of party MLAs, the discussion on the anti-defection law is back in the picture.

Presidential polls: TMC's Yashwant Sinha is Opposition's pick for president

21 Jun 2022

Mamata Banerjee
Presidential polls: TMC's Yashwant Sinha is Opposition's pick for president

Leaders of the Opposition parties, including the Congress, Samajwadi Party, and Trinamool Congress (TMC), among others, met on Tuesday afternoon and finalized the name of TMC leader Yashwant Sinha as their joint nominee for the successor of President Ram Nath Kovind.

RBI fake currency report: Opposition's demonetization swipe at Modi government

29 May 2022

Narendra Modi
RBI fake currency report: Opposition's demonetization swipe at Modi government

The opposition on Sunday took a swipe at the Centre and PM Narendra Modi over a Reserve Bank of India (RBI) report showing a rise in counterfeit currency.

WB: BJP MP Arjun Singh's 'ghar wapsi,' joins TMC again

22 May 2022

Bihar
WB: BJP MP Arjun Singh's 'ghar wapsi,' joins TMC again

West Bengal BJP vice-president and Barrackpore MP, Arjun Singh, on Sunday quit the saffron party and joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC).

Tripura: Manik Saha sworn-in as new CM, development tops agenda

15 May 2022

Narendra Modi
Tripura: Manik Saha sworn-in as new CM, development tops agenda

Manik Saha, the BJP's Tripura unit state president, took oath as Tripura's Chief Minister (CM) on Sunday, with development and law and order high on his agenda.

Tripura: Biplab Deb resigns, Manik Saha to be next CM

14 May 2022

Mamata Banerjee
Tripura: Biplab Deb resigns, Manik Saha to be next CM

Rajya Sabha MP Manik Saha will be the new chief minister of Tripura, replacing Biplab Deb, who resigned after four years in office on Saturday.

Kolkata: Amit Shah to visit Sourav Ganguly's Behala residence today

06 May 2022

BCCI
Kolkata: Amit Shah to visit Sourav Ganguly's Behala residence today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is on a two-day visit to West Bengal and is likely to call on BCCI President and former Indian men's cricket team skipper Sourav Ganguly on Friday.

WB: BJP worker found dead on brink of Shah's visit

06 May 2022

West Bengal
WB: BJP worker found dead on brink of Shah's visit

On the brink of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's arrival in Kolkata, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) youth leader was found dead under mysterious circumstances on Thursday.

The curious case of Prashant Kishor now has new twist

29 Apr 2022

Goa
The curious case of Prashant Kishor now has new twist

India's noted poll strategist Prashant Kishor never ceases to amaze us.

West Bengal: TMC sweeps bypolls; Mamata Banerjee thanks voters

16 Apr 2022

West Bengal
West Bengal: TMC sweeps bypolls; Mamata Banerjee thanks voters

Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal CM, Mamata Banerjee, thanked voters on Saturday as her party secured an easy win in the by-elections to the Asansol Lok Sabha and Ballygunge Assembly seats.

Mamata Banerjee's remark on Nadia gang rape irks NCW chief

13 Apr 2022

West Bengal
Mamata Banerjee's remark on Nadia gang rape irks NCW chief

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee drew criticism from the National Commission for Women (NCW) chief Rekha Sharma for her recent comments on the Nadia gang rape case.

WB: Minor dies after alleged gang-rape, TMC leader's son held

11 Apr 2022

West Bengal
WB: Minor dies after alleged gang-rape, TMC leader's son held

A minor girl in Hanskhali village of West Bengal's Nadia district died after allegedly being gang-raped at a birthday party, PTI reported on Monday.

Birbhum violence: HC orders CBI probe into TMC leader's murder

08 Apr 2022

West Bengal
Birbhum violence: HC orders CBI probe into TMC leader's murder

The Calcutta High Court on Friday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the murder of Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Bhadu Sheikh that allegedly resulted in a revenge attack in which nine people were burned alive in West Bengal's Birbhum district on March 21.

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