Trinamool Congress: News

20 Sep 2023

Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi supports Women's Reservation Bill, demands caste census

Congress leader Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said that the Congress party would support the reservation for women in Parliament and the state assemblies.

TMC's Nusrat Jahan appears before ED in flat-selling scam probe

Nusrat Jahan, Trinamool Congress MP and Bengali movie star has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) due to her involvement in an alleged flat-selling scam linked to 7 Sense Infrastructure Private Ltd.

12 Sep 2023

G20 Summit

'Permanent asset' created, says government after allegations of G20 overspending

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has refuted Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Saket Gokhale's allegations of spending 300% more than the allocated budget on the G20 Summit, calling it "misleading."

05 Sep 2023

Assembly Bypolls

Litmus test for INDIA as bypolls begin in 6 states

The voting for the bypolls to fill seven vacant assembly seats in six states began on Tuesday morning.

27 Aug 2023

West Bengal

West Bengal: 7 dead in explosion at illegal fireworks factory

At least seven people died, and several others were reportedly injured in an explosion at an illegal firecracker factory in Duttapukur, West Bengal, on Sunday.

20 Aug 2023

Dharmendra Pradhan

'Not satisfactory': Centre on Jadavpur University's report over student's death

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said the official report submitted by Jadavpur University (JU), Kolkata, to the University Grants Commission (UGC) on the tragic death of 17-year-old student Swapnadip Kundu was "not satisfactory," PTI reported.

08 Aug 2023

Jagdeep Dhankhar

TMC's O'Brien suspended from Rajya Sabha for 'unruly behavior'

The Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien has been suspended from the House for the rest of the Monsoon Session for alleged "unruly behavior" and "disregard" to Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar while raising the Manipur issue.

24 Jul 2023

Narendra Modi

NDA, INDIA protest at Parliament amid stalemate over Manipur crisis

The Parliament premises witnessed rare scenes on Monday after the opposition and ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) held parallel protests over the rising crimes against women.

22 Jul 2023

West Bengal

Rerun of Manipur assault: 2 women paraded half-naked in Bengal 

In a shocking incident, two women were allegedly stripped half-naked and assaulted by a mob in West Bengal's Malda district recently.

17 Jul 2023

S Jaishankar

Jaishankar, O'Brien among 11 to be elected to Rajya Sabha

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar and Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Derek O'Brien are among 11 leaders set to be elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha.

15 Jul 2023

West Bengal

Bengal panchayat polls: Coin flip decides winner on 344 seats

While the final results of the panchayat elections in West Bengal are yet to be declared, the fate of 344 seats in gram panchayats and panchayat samities was reportedly decided by a coin toss, The Indian Express reported.

12 Jul 2023

Swami Vivekananda

ISKCON bans monk for criticizing Swami Vivekananda, Ramakrishna

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), a leading Hindu religious organization, banned monk Amogh Lila Das for a month for his alleged "derogatory comments" about Swami Vivekananda and Ramakrishna Paramahansa.

12 Jul 2023

Mamata Banerjee

Bengal panchayat elections: TMC sweeps, BJP finishes distant 2nd

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) has made a clean sweep in the West Bengal panchayat elections, winning a majority of positions.

11 Jul 2023

West Bengal

Bengal panchayat election results: TMC wins over 12,000 seats

The counting of votes for the West Bengal panchayat elections was underway amid tight security on Tuesday.

11 Jul 2023

West Bengal

West Bengal panchayat elections: Counting begins amid tight security

The counting of votes for West Bengal's panchayat elections started at 8:00am on Tuesday in 339 counting venues across 22 districts of the state in the presence of security forces and CCTV cameras.

TMC announces candidates for Rajya Sabha elections, including O'Brien

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday announced the names of six candidates for the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls.

10 Jul 2023

West Bengal

West Bengal: Repolling in 696 booths; violence-related deaths reach 20

The repolling for the West Bengal panchayat elections—which were previously held on Saturday—began at 7:00am on Monday in 696 booths across 19 districts of the state.

09 Jul 2023

West Bengal

Bengal panchayat polls: Death toll in poll-related violence reaches 20

The death toll in poll-related violence during Saturday's West Bengal panchayat polls reportedly stood at 20 as of Sunday morning after a worker of the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) was allegedly stabbed to death in Malda's Baishnavnaga.

08 Jul 2023

West Bengal

Bengal panchayat elections: Polling underway amid violence, 11 dead

The highly-anticipated panchayat elections in West Bengal were held in a single phase on Saturday.

06 Jul 2023

West Bengal

Bengal panchayat polls: What's at stake for TMC, BJP, others

The final countdown for the much-awaited panchayat polls in West Bengal is underway, with less than 48 hours left for Saturday's polling day.

28 Jun 2023

West Bengal

TMC seeks probe into Raj Bhavan publishing Bengal governor's book

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) has cornered West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose over his book "Silence Sounds Good," published by the Raj Bhavan.

23 Jun 2023

West Bengal

WB panchayat polls: Centre to deploy additional CAPF, SAPF battalions

The Home Ministry has decided to deploy an additional 315 coys of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF), India Reserve (IR), and State Armed Police Forces (SAPF) battalions for the upcoming Panchayat general elections in West Bengal following reports of violence across the state.

17 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

'Why is PM Modi silent' over Manipur, asks all-party delegation 

A delegation of 10 opposition parties on Tuesday questioned the alleged silence of PM Narendra Modi over the escalating violence in Manipur.

11 Jun 2023

West Bengal

West Bengal: Election Commission orders videography of nominations amid unrest

Amid the incidents of violence in West Bengal, the State Election Commission (SEC) has ordered videography of the nomination process for panchayat elections.

11 Jun 2023

West Bengal

Bengal: 2 arrested in Congress worker murder case in Murshidabad

After a Congress worker was reportedly shot dead outside his home in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Friday, the police confirmed that two individuals were apprehended in connection with the case on Saturday.

10 Jun 2023

West Bengal

Bengal: Violence erupts as Congress worker killed before panchayat polls 

The second day of filing nominations for the July 8 panchayat election in West Bengal was marred by violence following clashes between Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Congress workers in Murshidabad.

TMC demands probe after police take woman wrestler to Singh

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) lambasted the Delhi Police for reportedly taking wrestler Sangeeta Phogat to Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh's residence on Friday to recreate the sequence of events that led to the sexual harassment.

27 May 2023

West Bengal

Bengal to reward those providing details on illegal firecracker units

With 16 deaths in four illegal firecracker explosions in West Bengal over the past 10 days, the state government decided to reward anyone who provides information on those manufacturing such firecrackers.

26 May 2023

Narendra Modi

Supreme Court rejects PIL seeking new Parliament inauguration by President

The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking President Droupadi Murmu to inaugurate the new Parliament building instead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

'If you've guts...': TMC's Abhishek Banerjee dares CBI over summons

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has summoned Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Abhishek Banerjee in connection with the alleged West Bengal School Service Commission (SSC) recruitment scam.

16 May 2023

Mamata Banerjee

Mamata extends support to Congress in 2024 elections, party reacts

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has decided to extend support to the Congress in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, days after the party swept the Karnataka Legislative Assembly polls, reported NDTV.

03 May 2023

West Bengal

West Bengal: TMC leader's house bombed in violent clashes

Ahead of the 2023 panchayat polls, the Khaderra village of Salar in West Bengal's Murshidabad witnessed violent clashes on Monday, reported Hindustan Times Bangla.

28 Apr 2023


IAS officer gets notice for 'demolishing' monument to construct bungalow

An Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer has been handed a notice over the demolition of a 15th-century monument in the national capital for constructing an official accommodation during his tenure as the chief executive officer of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB).

23 Apr 2023

West Bengal

Bengal: Fresh violence erupts over minor girl's alleged rape, murder

Fresh clashes between residents and the police have reportedly erupted in North Dinajpur's Kaliaganj village in West Bengal following the alleged rape and murder of a minor girl.

19 Apr 2023

Mukul Roy

Senior TMC leader Mukul Roy says 'keen' to join BJP

Senior Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy expressed his desire to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) amid speculation about the reasons for his visit to Delhi on Tuesday.

18 Apr 2023

Mukul Roy

TMC's Mukul Roy seen in Delhi amid son's 'untraceable' claim

Senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Mukul Roy reportedly arrived in Delhi amid claims by his family that he had gone missing.

15 Apr 2023

Amit Shah

TMC lambasts Amit Shah over 'conspiracy' to topple Bengal government

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) has hit back at Union Home Minister Amit Shah's scathing attack on the West Bengal government at his Suri, Birbhum, meeting on Friday, reported The Times of India.

12 Apr 2023

West Bengal

Bengal over-reported midday meals worth Rs. 100 cr: Centre

A panel appointed by the Education Ministry found that the West Bengal government had over-reported 16 crore midday meals worth over Rs. 100 crore between April to September 2022, reported PTI.

11 Apr 2023

West Bengal

TMC's Luizinho Faleiro resigns as Rajya Sabha MP

Trinamool Congress (TMC) Rajya Sabha MP Luizinho Faleiro resigned from his position on Tuesday, a day after the party lost its national status.

10 Apr 2023

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP attains 'national party' status; TMC, NCP, CPI lose tag

Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday was reportedly elevated to the status of a national political party, according to the Election Commission of India (ECI).

04 Apr 2023

Ram Navami

West Bengal: Clashes erupt again in Rishra, train services affected

Communal violence following Ram Navami celebrations continued on Monday, with new clashes reported in Hooghly district's Rishra in West Bengal.

03 Apr 2023

Mamata Banerjee

BJP-led processions 'deliberately' entered minority areas, triggered violence: Mamata Banerjee 

Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Monday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) for the clashes in the state during Ram Navami rallies last week.

03 Apr 2023


Bengal: BJP MLA injured in clash during Ram Navami-themed rally

West Bengal continues to witness communal tensions, as fresh clashes erupted between two communities in the state's Hooghly district during a Ram Navami-themed procession on Sunday.

Bengal: BJP leader Raju Jha shot dead in Purba Bardhaman

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Raju Jha was allegedly shot dead in Shaktigarh of West Bengal's Purba Bardhaman district on Saturday night, reported IANS citing officials.

01 Apr 2023

Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani slams Mamata Banerjee over Ram Navami violence

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani took a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday over the recent violence in the state's Howrah during a Ram Navami procession.

BJP trying to make Rahul Gandhi hero, says Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief, Mamata Banerjee, slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at an internal party meeting in Murshidabad district on Sunday.

20 Mar 2023

Mamata Banerjee

Rahul Gandhi is PM Modi's biggest TRP: Mamata Banerjee

Trinamool Congress (TMC) head and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at an internal party meeting in Murshidabad on Sunday.

14 Mar 2023

Rahul Gandhi

TMC backs Rahul Gandhi amid uproar over remarks in UK 

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Sougata Ray on Tuesday showed support for Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who is being criticized for allegedly insulting India during his United Kingdom (UK) visit a week ago, reported NDTV.