Articles about Trinamool Congress
09 Jun 2021
TMC MP Nusrat Jahan issues statement amid pregnancy, affair rumors
Nusrat Jahan is in news for all the unsavory reasons.
05 Jun 2021
'TMC posters' seeking social boycott of BJP men create flutter
Posters in the name of the ruling Trinamool Congress calling for social boycott of some people said to be BJP workers in West Bengal's Paschim Medinipur district created a flutter in the state on Friday.
17 May 2021
Narada sting operation: TMC workers protest against arrest of ministers
Hundreds of TMC supporters gathered outside the CBI office in Kolkata on Monday to protest against the arrest of two senior West Bengal ministers and others in connection with the Narada sting operation case.
06 May 2021
West Bengal post-poll violence: Centre forms 4-member fact-finding team
Amid reports of violence continuing to emerge from West Bengal, following the Trinamool Congress's (TMC) win in the recent state Assembly elections, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday rushed a four-member fact-finding team to Kolkata and asked it to submit a report within 48 hours.
06 May 2021
BJP leader's mother's body lies in morgue, family in hiding
Kakali Kshetrapal, a BJP leader's mother was killed in post-poll clashes in West Bengal's Purba Bardhaman.
05 May 2021
Hindus in Bengal terrified, will use right of self-defense: VHP
Expressing anger over the post-poll violence in West Bengal, the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), on Tuesday, said the Hindu society in the state is terrified by the unabated political attacks and has the full right of self-defense.
04 May 2021
West Bengal post-poll violence leaves dozen dead; Centre seeks report
The Centre on Monday sought a report from the West Bengal government regarding the "post-election violence targeting Opposition political workers in the state."
02 May 2021
TMC retains West Bengal; DMK unseats AIADMK; Left wins Kerala
The counting of votes for the Assembly elections of four states and one Union Territory is currently underway and the figures from West Bengal have dominated headlines.
29 Apr 2021
West Bengal: Polling for last phase begins amid raging pandemic
Voting for the eighth and final phase of Assembly elections in West Bengal started this morning at 7 am, at a time when the state is struggling to stem the spread of coronavirus.
28 Apr 2021
After TMC candidate's COVID-19 death, wife files complaint against EC
The wife of Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Kajal Sinha, who died of COVID-19, has filed a complaint against officials of the Election Commission.
26 Apr 2021
Seventh phase of West Bengal polls underway amid coronavirus spike
At a time when a raging COVID-19 wave is ripping India apart, the seventh phase of Assembly polls in West Bengal started today.
22 Apr 2021
West Bengal election: TMC worker shot at; party blames CRPF
A worker of the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal was shot at on Thursday as the state voted for the sixth phase of the Assembly elections, the party said, blaming the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) for the incident.
22 Apr 2021
Amid coronavirus surge, sixth phase of polling begins in Bengal
The sixth phase of polling began today at 7 am in West Bengal, at a time when the nation is struggling to control the spread of coronavirus.
13 Apr 2021
Banned from campaigning, Mamata Banerjee sits on dharna in Kolkata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who has been at odds with the Election Commission since the Assembly polls started, sat on a dharna today to protest the polling body's decision to ban her from campaigning for 24 hours till 8 pm.
12 Apr 2021
Bengal election: Mamata Banerjee banned from campaigning for 24 hours
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was on Monday banned for 24 hours from campaigning for the ongoing state Assembly polls.
11 Apr 2021
Forces opened fire in Cooch Behar to save lives: EC
The Election Commission said on Saturday that central forces had opened fire in the Cooch Behar district of West Bengal to save lives.
10 Apr 2021
Fourth-phase of Bengal polls begins; Union Minister, TMC heavyweights contesting
Voting for the fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly polls began at 7 am today. In this phase, 44 seats are up for grabs.
06 Apr 2021
TMC candidate Sujata Mondal attacked by BJP workers, alleges party
As voting progressed for the third phase of polling in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Sujata Mondal was allegedly attacked by workers of the rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
06 Apr 2021
West Bengal: Poll officer takes EVMs to TMC leader's house
A polling officer in West Bengal was suspended after he took four Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and four Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trails (VVPATs) to the house of his relative, who is a Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader.
05 Apr 2021
Jaya Bachchan to campaign for Trinamool Congress in Bengal
Veteran film actor and Samajwadi Party (SP) Member of Parliament Jaya Bachchan is set to campaign for the ruling Trinamool Congress party (TMC) in West Bengal during the ongoing Assembly elections in the state.
01 Apr 2021
West Bengal election: Stuck between TMC-BJP ruckus, Mamata dials Governor
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday dialed Governor Jagdeep Dhankar after supporters of her Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) clashed at a polling booth in Nandigram.
01 Apr 2021
West Bengal election: BJP worker found dead in Nandigram
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker Uday Dubey was found hanging at his home in Nandigram in West Bengal's Purba Medinipur district on Thursday.
31 Mar 2021
Bengal: Campaigning for second phase ends, all eyes on Nandigram
The campaigning for the second phase of Assembly polls in West Bengal ended on Tuesday, with heavyweights from both the sides — the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Trinamool Congress (TMC) — trying to woo voters.
27 Mar 2021
BJP complains to EC about TMC candidate 'distributing cash'
Ahead of the first phase of polls in West Bengal, the Bhartiya Janta Party on Friday drew the attention of the Election Commission to a video in which a Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate is seen allegedly distributing cash amongst the voters.
24 Mar 2021
BJP's Bengal chief asks Mamata to ditch sarees, wear bermudas
West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Dilip Ghosh has invited criticism for his controversial comment on state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
21 Mar 2021
West Bengal election: Suvendu Adhikari's father leaves TMC, joins BJP
Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Sisir Adhikari on Sunday joined the rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
20 Mar 2021
Banerjee running smear campaign against Shah: BJP tells EC
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is fighting tooth and nail to defeat Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, on Friday urged the Election Commission to take legal action against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for claiming that the apex poll body was being run by Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
15 Mar 2021
'People's pain bigger': Wheelchair-bound Mamata Banerjee addresses poll rally
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday addressed a campaign rally in the state's Purulia district, days after suffering injuries in an alleged attack.
11 Mar 2021
Mamata Banerjee hospitalized with injuries, eyewitnesses say 'she wasn't pushed'
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who alleged she was attacked by four-five people in Nandigram, has been admitted to the SSKM Hospital.
08 Mar 2021
Bengal election: Denied tickets, 5 sitting TMC MLAs join BJP
Ahead of the Assembly elections in West Bengal, five sitting MLAs of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
07 Mar 2021
Mamata has no connect; I'm Nandigram's bhumiputra: Suvendu Adhikari
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari on Saturday slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ahead of the upcoming polls in the state.
06 Mar 2021
Six BJP activists injured in bomb blast in Bengal
Six BJP activists were injured, two of them critically, in an alleged bomb attack by the rival TMC workers in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, police said on Saturday.
06 Mar 2021
Mithun Chakraborty to share stage with PM Modi in Kolkata
Mithun Chakraborty, actor and former Rajya Sabha member from the Trinamool Congress, is reportedly set to share the stage with PM Narendra Modi at his rally at Kolkata's Brigade Parade Ground on Sunday.
06 Mar 2021
Remove PM Modi's photo from coronavirus vaccination certificates: EC
After the Trinamool Congress (TMC) complained about using Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photo on coronavirus vaccination certificates, the Election Commission has issued directives.
05 Mar 2021
TMC releases first candidates' list; Mamata to contest from Nandigram
The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) party in West Bengal on Friday released its first list of candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections in the state.
25 Feb 2021
Ahead of West Bengal polls, actress Paayel Sarkar joins BJP
Bengali actress Paayel Sarkar, who shot to stardom in the Hindi television industry with the serial Love Story, on Thursday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the intense West Bengal polls.
12 Feb 2021
Feel suffocated: Trinamool's Dinesh Trivedi resigns from Rajya Sabha
Trinamool Congress (TMC), already hit by a spate of resignations, was jolted again on Friday when Rajya Sabha member Dinesh Trivedi quit on the floor of the House, saying he felt suffocated and helpless over rampant violence in his state West Bengal.
02 Feb 2021
Not allowed to work: Two-time MLA quits Trinamool Congress
Just ahead of the high-voltage polls in West Bengal, the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) is losing one MLA after another. The latest one to join the list is Dipak Haldar, a two-time MLA from Diamond Harbour, that falls under the Lok Sabha constituency of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew, Abhishek Banerjee.
25 Jan 2021
Nobody should feel pain while chanting 'Jai Shri Ram': Raut
Days after Mamata Banerjee declined to speak at an event where Jai Shri Ram slogans were raised, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said, "Nobody should feel pain while chanting the slogan. I'm sure Mamata Banerjee also has faith in Lord Ram."
23 Jan 2021
Kolkata: PM Modi attends event commemorating Bose's 125th birth anniversary
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kolkata on Saturday afternoon to take part in the Parakram Diwas celebrations to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.