Articles about Trinamool Congress

TMC MP Nusrat Jahan issues statement amid pregnancy, affair rumors

09 Jun 2021

TMC MP Nusrat Jahan issues statement amid pregnancy, affair rumors

Nusrat Jahan is in news for all the unsavory reasons.

'TMC posters' seeking social boycott of BJP men create flutter

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.

Narada sting operation: TMC workers protest against arrest of ministers

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.

West Bengal post-poll violence: Centre forms 4-member fact-finding team

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.

BJP leader's mother's body lies in morgue, family in hiding

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.

Hindus in Bengal terrified, will use right of self-defense: VHP

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.

West Bengal post-poll violence leaves dozen dead; Centre seeks report

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."

TMC retains West Bengal; DMK unseats AIADMK; Left wins Kerala

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.

West Bengal: Polling for last phase begins amid raging pandemic

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.

After TMC candidate's COVID-19 death, wife files complaint against EC

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.

Seventh phase of West Bengal polls underway amid coronavirus spike

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.

West Bengal election: TMC worker shot at; party blames CRPF

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.

Amid coronavirus surge, sixth phase of polling begins in Bengal

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.

Banned from campaigning, Mamata Banerjee sits on dharna in Kolkata

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.

Bengal election: Mamata Banerjee banned from campaigning for 24 hours

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.

Forces opened fire in Cooch Behar to save lives: EC

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.

Fourth-phase of Bengal polls begins; Union Minister, TMC heavyweights contesting

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.

TMC candidate Sujata Mondal attacked by BJP workers, alleges party

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).

West Bengal: Poll officer takes EVMs to TMC leader's house

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.

Jaya Bachchan to campaign for Trinamool Congress in Bengal

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.

West Bengal election: Stuck between TMC-BJP ruckus, Mamata dials Governor

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.

West Bengal election: BJP worker found dead 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.

Bengal: Campaigning for second phase ends, all eyes on Nandigram

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.

BJP complains to EC about TMC candidate 'distributing cash'

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.

BJP's Bengal chief asks Mamata to ditch sarees, wear bermudas

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.

West Bengal election: Suvendu Adhikari's father leaves TMC, joins BJP

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).

Banerjee running smear campaign against Shah: BJP tells EC

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.

'People's pain bigger': Wheelchair-bound Mamata Banerjee addresses poll rally

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.

Mamata Banerjee hospitalized with injuries, eyewitnesses say 'she wasn't pushed'

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.

Bengal election: Denied tickets, 5 sitting TMC MLAs join BJP

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).

Mamata has no connect; I'm Nandigram's bhumiputra: Suvendu Adhikari

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.

Six BJP activists injured in bomb blast in Bengal

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.

Mithun Chakraborty to share stage with PM Modi in Kolkata

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.

Remove PM Modi's photo from coronavirus vaccination certificates: EC

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.

TMC releases first candidates' list; Mamata to contest from Nandigram

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.

Ahead of West Bengal polls, actress Paayel Sarkar joins BJP

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.

Feel suffocated: Trinamool's Dinesh Trivedi resigns from Rajya Sabha

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.

Not allowed to work: Two-time MLA quits Trinamool Congress

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.

Nobody should feel pain while chanting 'Jai Shri Ram': Raut

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."

Kolkata: PM Modi attends event commemorating Bose's 125th birth anniversary

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.