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Opposition boycotts Lok Sabha over suspended MPs, farm bills

22 Sep 2020

Opposition boycotts Lok Sabha over suspended MPs, farm bills

The Opposition has boycotted the Parliament in protest of the farm bills. The Opposition on Tuesday staged a walkout of the Lok Sabha after a similar move in the Rajya Sabha.

Suspended MPs protest overnight, Harivansh offers tea, PM lauds gesture

22 Sep 2020

Suspended MPs protest overnight, Harivansh offers tea, PM lauds gesture

Eight members of the Rajya Sabha, who were suspended by Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Monday over the ruckus a day earlier, spent the night at the Parliament complex, continuing their protest over the passage of farm Bills.

Dating app uses Nusrat Jahan's photo without consent; probe initiated

21 Sep 2020

Dating app uses Nusrat Jahan's photo without consent; probe initiated

Actor and Trinamool Congress parliamentarian Nusrat Jahan has accused a video dating app of using her picture without permission.

Rajya Sabha passes farm bills amid Opposition protests; House adjourned

20 Sep 2020

Rajya Sabha passes farm bills amid Opposition protests; House adjourned

The Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed the controversial farm bills amid protests by the Opposition. The Upper House has now been adjourned until 9 am on Monday.

Bills sparked protests; Modi blamed 'misinformation campaign'

Protests

Bills sparked protests; Modi blamed 'misinformation campaign'

Farmers fear the legislation would keep them from availing a Minimum Support Price (MSP) for their produce. Intense protests have been staged, particularly in the states of Punjab and Haryana, in opposition to the bill.

Farm bills reach Rajya Sabha; Centre, Opposition scramble for support

20 Sep 2020

Farm bills reach Rajya Sabha; Centre, Opposition scramble for support

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday moved the controversial farm bills in the Rajya Sabha.

Will the contentious farm bills clear Rajya Sabha tomorrow?

19 Sep 2020

Will the contentious farm bills clear Rajya Sabha tomorrow?

The Rajya Sabha will take up the passage of the three contentious farm bills on Sunday, amid massive protests in Punjab and Haryana.

West Bengal announces free ration; 'better quality than Centre'

30 Jun 2020

West Bengal announces free ration; 'better quality than Centre'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced that the state government will provide the poor with free ration till next year.

Indian football legend PK Banerjee passes away at 83

20 Mar 2020

Indian football legend PK Banerjee passes away at 83

Indian football legend PK Banerjee died on Friday after battling a prolonged illness.

Told PM to withdraw CAA: Mamata Banerjee after meeting Modi

11 Jan 2020

Told PM to withdraw CAA: Mamata Banerjee after meeting Modi

Since the Citizenship Amendment Act was passed last month, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has emerged as one of the most vocal critics of the "unconstitutional" law.

BJP raises doubts on EVMs after losing Bengal by-polls. Ironical?

29 Nov 2019

BJP raises doubts on EVMs after losing Bengal by-polls. Ironical?

After losing the West Bengal assembly by-polls to the ruling Trinamool Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party has cast doubts on the reliability of electronic voting machines (EVMs). Ironical much?

Will give Hindu refugees citizenship: Amit Shah in Bengal

01 Oct 2019

Will give Hindu refugees citizenship: Amit Shah in Bengal

During his first visit to West Bengal since Modi 2.0, BJP chief and Union Home Minister Amit Shah pushed for the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state while addressing a rally in Kolkata on Tuesday.

Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders to visit J&K today

24 Aug 2019

Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders to visit J&K today

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday along with 11 other leaders from various opposition parties.

#AmarGorboMamata: Mamata Banerjee launches new online campaign 'Mamata My Pride'

02 Aug 2019

#AmarGorboMamata: Mamata Banerjee launches new online campaign 'Mamata My Pride'

West Bengal CM and Trinamool Congress chief, Mamata Banerjee, has unveiled a new online campaign for netizens, "Amar Gorbo Mamata (Mamata My Pride)", to share why they are proud of her achievements.

#DidiKeBolo: WB CM Mamata Banerjee launches TMC's massive outreach program

29 Jul 2019

#DidiKeBolo: WB CM Mamata Banerjee launches TMC's massive outreach program

West Bengal CM and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo, Mamata Banerjee, unveiled a massive outreach program called "Didi Ke Bolo (Tell Didi)" in Kolkata on Monday.

Mamata Banerjee to launch poll campaign at Martyrs' Day rally

21 Jul 2019

Mamata Banerjee to launch poll campaign at Martyrs' Day rally

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee is likely to launch the Trinamool Congress's poll campaign for the 2021 Assembly elections in the state at its mega Martyrs' Day rally in Kolkata on Sunday.

West Bengal: 107 TMC, Congress, CPM MLAs to join BJP

13 Jul 2019

West Bengal: 107 TMC, Congress, CPM MLAs to join BJP

In a significant political development, BJP leader Mukul Roy on Saturday made sensational claims that 107 MLAs from West Bengal are set to join the saffron party.

Mamata Banerjee wants dining halls in Muslim-dominated schools. What now?

29 Jun 2019

Mamata Banerjee wants dining halls in Muslim-dominated schools. What now?

Mamata Banerjee has found herself in the middle of a huge controversy, courtesy a circular which was issued earlier this week.

Ahead of Budget Session, PM Modi holds first all-party meeting

16 Jun 2019

Ahead of Budget Session, PM Modi holds first all-party meeting

Ahead of the first session of the newly-elected Lok Sabha, PM Narendra Modi held the first all-party meeting at the Parliament after reclaiming power at the Center.

West Bengal: 3 killed as TMC and BJP workers clash

09 Jun 2019

West Bengal: 3 killed as TMC and BJP workers clash

At least three were killed as workers of Trinamool Congress and BJP clashed in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Saturday evening.

Before Modi takes oath, understanding how Union Cabinets are formed

30 May 2019

Before Modi takes oath, understanding how Union Cabinets are formed

Who will be a part of Narendra Modi's Cabinet, is a question which has kept political analysts busy since BJP got a thumping victory in 2019 general elections.

WB CM Mamata Banerjee to attend PM Modi's oath-taking ceremony

28 May 2019

WB CM Mamata Banerjee to attend PM Modi's oath-taking ceremony

Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief and West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee, has reportedly agreed to attend PM Narendra Modi's oath-taking ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 30 May.

#AmitShahRoadShow: Wouldn't have escaped unhurt without CRPF's protection, says Shah

15 May 2019

#AmitShahRoadShow: Wouldn't have escaped unhurt without CRPF's protection, says Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and the ruling Trinamool Congress were responsible for the violence, arson, and vandalism at his roadshow held in Kolkata on Tuesday.

After tickets, Railways withdraws 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' tea cups

30 Mar 2019

After tickets, Railways withdraws 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' tea cups

After about a week of discontinuing tickets with PM Narendra Modi's picture, Indian Railways has withdrawn their tea cups printed with BJP's campaign line, 'Mai Bhi Chowkidar' (I am also a watchman).

After Air India, GoAir discontinues boarding passes with PM's picture

26 Mar 2019

After Air India, GoAir discontinues boarding passes with PM's picture

After Air India, GoAir has decided to discontinue their boarding passes featuring the pictures of PM Narendra Modi and Gujarat CM, Vijay Rupani.

Air India withdraws boarding passes with PM Modi's picture

25 Mar 2019

Air India withdraws boarding passes with PM Modi's picture

Air India has decided to withdraw the boarding passes featuring the pictures of PM Narendra Modi and Gujarat CM, Vijay Rupani, after former Punjab DGP Shashi Kant's tweet sparked a controversy.

"Congress" dropped from Mamata Banerjee's party logo, it's "Trinamool" now

23 Mar 2019

"Congress" dropped from Mamata Banerjee's party logo, it's "Trinamool" now

Mamata Banerjee's party will be known as Trinamool, henceforth, after the party dropped "Congress" from its logo.

Why did Pulwama attack happen before elections, questions Mamata Banerjee

18 Feb 2019

Why did Pulwama attack happen before elections, questions Mamata Banerjee

While addressing a press conference in Kolkata on Monday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee courted controversy by raising questions about the Pulwama attack.

#PulwamaAttack: Politicians unite to condemn attack, Congress slams Modi

14 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAttack: Politicians unite to condemn attack, Congress slams Modi

In a horrifying incident, 40 CRPF jawans were martyred on Thursday, after their convoy was attacked in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. Further, at least 40 soldiers were injured.

They have said no: Kejriwal speaks on alliance with Congress

14 Feb 2019

They have said no: Kejriwal speaks on alliance with Congress

Reacting to months of speculation that Congress and Aam Aadmi Party may stitch a pre-poll alliance in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday revealed it isn't happening.

Delhi: Mamata, Chandrababu, other opposition leaders attend AAP's mega rally

13 Feb 2019

Delhi: Mamata, Chandrababu, other opposition leaders attend AAP's mega rally

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today held a mega opposition rally "Remove Dictatorship, Save Country" against the BJP-led NDA government in Delhi's Jantar Mantar.

Mulayam Singh Yadav wants Modi as PM again

13 Feb 2019

Mulayam Singh Yadav wants Modi as PM again

In the latest shift to happen in the Indian political landscape, Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav has voiced his support for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, tipping him for another term.

Dichotomy of Kapil Sibal: Attacks Ambani outside court, defends inside

13 Feb 2019

Dichotomy of Kapil Sibal: Attacks Ambani outside court, defends inside

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal changed gears on Tuesday as he defended and attacked businessman Anil Ambani just minutes apart, prompting BJP to slam him.

Mahagathbandhan 2.0: At AAP's rally, Chandrababu Naidu to unite opposition

13 Feb 2019

Mahagathbandhan 2.0: At AAP's rally, Chandrababu Naidu to unite opposition

Almost a month after various opposition parties came together in Kolkata, West Bengal, to attend a mega rally organized by Trinamool Congress, the Aam Aadmi Party is all set to host another political event in Delhi on Wednesday.

WB: BJP leader Mukul Roy booked for TMC MLA's murder

10 Feb 2019

WB: BJP leader Mukul Roy booked for TMC MLA's murder

BJP leader Mukul Roy is among the four people who have been booked for the murder of a Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA in West Bengal's Nadia district on Saturday night.

Rahul Gandhi thinks alliance with TMC would be 'disastrous'

10 Feb 2019

Rahul Gandhi thinks alliance with TMC would be 'disastrous'

Days after he openly voiced support for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, it appears that Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has no intention of forging an alliance with the Trinamool Congress (TMC) for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

CBI to question Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar today

09 Feb 2019

CBI to question Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar today

After an explosive showdown with the Kolkata Police earlier, the CBI is slated to question Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar on Saturday.

Mamata-Modi showdown: Didi pulls all nighter in dharna against Center

04 Feb 2019

Mamata-Modi showdown: Didi pulls all nighter in dharna against Center

Following the face-off between the Kolkata Police and the CBI, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee started a dharna on Sunday night, and spent the whole night on a makeshift dias in a mark of protest against what she perceives as a constitutional coup against her government by the Center.

Yogi Adityanath denied permission to land in West Bengal

03 Feb 2019

Yogi Adityanath denied permission to land in West Bengal

In the latest chapter of the BJP's tussle with the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, the state government, on Sunday, denied permission for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's chopper to land.

Modi in Bengal: Praises Citizenship Bill, asks for TMC's support

02 Feb 2019

Modi in Bengal: Praises Citizenship Bill, asks for TMC's support

Addressing a rally in West Bengal's Thakurnagar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the crowd's strength rattled Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Hence, Didi has taken the route of violence, he quipped.