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22 Mar 2018


Parliament lost 14 days, government now rushes to clear logjam

Since the Parliament reconvened on March 5, proceedings have been washed out every day as various parties haven't stopped protesting.

18 Mar 2018

Mamata Banerjee

KCR to meet Mamata Banerjee for talks on Federal Front

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, who is rallying to create a strong alternative to BJP and Congress, will meet his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee tomorrow in Kolkata.

16 Mar 2018

Lok Sabha

Congress, Trinamool support TDP's no-confidence motion against Modi government

After the TDP decided to quit the NDA earlier today, it is now moving a no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha against the Narendra Modi-led BJP government.

07 Mar 2018

Mamata Banerjee

Sonia Gandhi forges Opposition unity by hosting dinner

Even as various regional parties are considering a non-BJP non-Congress alliance, Congress leader Sonia Gandhi has invited Opposition leaders for dinner to forge a united front against the BJP in Parliament.

23 Feb 2018

Mahatma Gandhi

TMC: Show-cause notice to party MP for controversial Facebook post

The TMC today issued a show-cause notice to party MP Anupam Hazra for his controversial Facebook post comparing Mahatma Gandhi with Subhash Chandra Bose.

19 Feb 2018


Jaya Bachchan returns to Bangla roots: Could be Mamata's RS-nominee

With Rajya Sabha's upcoming biennial elections, 58 MPs will retire in little over a month. Among them will be Bollywood actor Jaya Bachchan, presently an RS member nominated by SP.

12 Feb 2018


Tripura polls: BJP has maximum richest, criminal candidates, CPI(M) lowest

Twenty-two election candidates out of 297 in Tripura have criminal cases against them, and 35 are crorepatis, the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said.

10 Feb 2018

West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee to Hardik Patel: Join Trinamool Congress

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee recently met Hardik Patel, Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti's convener, at the State Secretariat and urged him to join Trinamool Congress.

01 Feb 2018

West Bengal

Bypolls results: Congress wins in Rajasthan; TMC in Bengal

It seems Congress's fortunes are changing. In Rajasthan, in a semi-final election of sorts before the state assembly polls, Congress won the LS constituency seats of Alwar and Ajmer and the Mandalgarh Assembly seat.

05 Jan 2018


As Mamata Banerjee turns 62, we dissect her 'didi-giri'

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee evokes a number of emotions: her firebrand politics arouses admiration, her affable personality attracts love, her unpredictability frustrates people while her emotional outbursts induce laughter. However, the indisputable fact is that Mamata can't be ignored.

02 Jan 2018

West Bengal

Month-long celebration in Bengal as TMC turns 20!

Trinamool Congress (TMC) celebrated its 20th birthday yesterday. The party will celebrate in grand style with month-long celebrations.

05 Nov 2017

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP to stage nationwide protests on first demonetization anniversary

The Aam Aadmi Party will observe November 8, the day PM Narendra Modi demonetized Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 currency notes last year, as 'Fraud Day'.

03 Nov 2017

Mamata Banerjee

Former TMC leader Mukul Roy joins BJP

Over two months after Mukul Roy was ousted from the Trinamool Congress, the senior leader has now joined the BJP.

30 Oct 2017

West Bengal

State cannot challenge Centre: SC on WB's petition against Aadhaar

The SC slammed the WB government for challenging the Centre's directions on Aadhaar, saying a state cannot challenge the Centre's laws in a federal structure.

29 Oct 2017


RBI is still verifying post-demonetization returned currency

With the first anniversary of the demonetization approaching, the banned notes recovered post-demonetization are still being "processed in all earnest", said the RBI in response to a RTI query.

25 Oct 2017

West Bengal

Will not link my Aadhaar number with mobile: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee opposed the mandatory Aadhaar-phone number linking and said she will not link them even if her mobile connection is snapped.

11 Sep 2017


From corporate to politics: These Indian women are dominating

To achieve success in politics, one has to have grit, confidence, a go-getter attitude and a sharp mind. Much like what success in the corporate world demands.

31 Aug 2017

Mamata Banerjee

TMC: After nasbandi, Indira lost; after notebandi, BJP will lose

Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien called the BJP's demonetization drive a total disaster.

18 Aug 2017


BJP's Mission 2019: Party aims for 360-plus seats next time

Yesterday in Delhi, 17 opposition parties met and launched a scathing attack on the BJP. Meanwhile, in West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress swept seven civic bodies in recent elections.

17 Aug 2017

West Bengal

West Bengal: TMC decimates opposition in municipal polls

West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress maintained its lead and won in all seven civic bodies that went to polls last week.

29 Jul 2017


From corporate to politics: These Indian women are dominating

To achieve success in politics, one has to have grit, confidence, a go-getter attitude and a sharp mind. Much like what success in the corporate world demands.

SC dismisses plea seeking minimum qualification for MLAs/MPs

The SC has dismissed a petition that sought to fix "minimum qualifications for becoming an MP or MLA", saying it was for the parliament to decide.

15 Jul 2017


Electing President: 33% of the electoral college has criminal cases

An analysis of the electoral college by the Association for Democratic Reforms revealed that amongst those who will be electing our President 33% have criminal cases against them.

09 Jul 2017


Darjeeling unrest continues: Gorkhaland protesters attack World Heritage Site

Intensifying agitation for statehood, protesters in Darjeeling torched a Trinamool Congress party office and a police vehicle and attacked the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a World Heritage Site.

29 Jun 2017

Arun Jaitley

GST launch- Congress, Trinamool to boycott special parliament session

Congress said it won't attend the launch of GST at a special midnight parliament session on June 30.

21 Jun 2017

Arun Jaitley

GST: "Nobody had any business to be not ready," Jaitley

All this time the NDA government has been repeating it over and over that businesses need to get their act together and be GST ready, but every industry body has been dilly-dallying and asking for time.

22 May 2017

West Bengal

West Bengal RS polls race heats up

The race for the ensuing Rajya Sabha elections in West Bengal is heating up, after CM Mamata Banerjee took to Facebook to announce the candidates from the Trinamool Congress.

17 May 2017

West Bengal

West Bengal civic body polls- GJM, Trinamool winning

As counting of votes for West Bengal civic body polls concluded, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) won 69 seats out of 168. The Trinamool Congress (TMC) narrowly trailed behind with 68 votes.

11 May 2017

West Bengal

Narada investigation- Can the Left come back in West Bengal?

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) is still reeling from the after effects of the Narada sting case.

30 Apr 2017

West Bengal

Amit Shah gearing up for West Bengal

BJP chief Amit Shah visited West Bengal for 3 days to identify the road map for the BJP to make headway in the state.

26 Apr 2017

West Bengal

BJP in West Bengal: Amit Shah launches 'Mission Bengal'

BJP National President Amit Shah launched the party's expansion drive in West Bengal's Naxalbari village declaring progress and development would start from the place.

13 Apr 2017

Mamata Banerjee

Police case, uproar in parliament over Yogesh Varshney's comments

A case has been filed against BJP youth wing leader Yogesh Varshney after Trinamool Congress (Aligarh district) President Ramphool Upadhyaya lodged a complaint against his 'behead Mamata' remarks.

25 Mar 2017

West Bengal

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee backs LK Advani for President

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said she would be happy to see senior BJP leader LK Advani as India's next President, during an interview to a Bengali TV channel.

20 Mar 2017

West Bengal

Narada sting case: Third big blow to Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee called the Calcutta High Court's verdict in the Narada sting-operation case the "most unfortunate" of its kind.

10 Mar 2017


Elections over, exit polls an appetizer before final results

Exit polls for the recently conducted assembly elections in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur have started coming in.

07 Feb 2017

West Bengal

Kailash Vijayvargiya calls PM Modi undefeatable

On Tuesday, BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya compared the opposition unity to a "pack of dogs" coming together against the Prime Minister.

02 Feb 2017

West Bengal

ED officer suspended for alleged involvement in Rose Valley

Assistant director of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Kolkata, Manoj Kumar, was suspended on Wednesday after photos and videos of him with Gautum Kundu's wife went viral.

21 Jan 2017

West Bengal

Jaitley skips Bengal Global Business Summit

Amid turbulent relations between the TMC and the BJP, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley decided to skip the Bengal Global Business Summit.

13 Jan 2017

West Bengal

Rose Valley scam: TMC's Sudip Bandopadhyay sent to jail

The TMC's Lok Sabha MP Sudip Bandopadhyay was sent to jail by a CBI court.

12 Jan 2017

West Bengal

Mamata accuses Modi of hiding files on demonetization decision

TMC leader and West Bengal's Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee accused PM Modi of removing key files related to the decision to carry out demonetization.

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