Trinamool Congress

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  • Durga Puja now a platform for CPI-M to connect with people

    Durga Puja now a platform for CPI-M to connect with people

    The party which was once averse to take part in religious festivals, is now banking on "social festival" Durga Puja to reach out to the people and revamp its dwindling mass base in West Bengal. The CPI(M), which is facing......

    September 22, 2017
  • BJP spreading corruption in every state: Trinamool

    BJP spreading corruption in every state: Trinamool

    Ridiculing BJP President Amit Shah for questioning the state government on central funds and political violence, Trinamool Congress Secretary General Partha Chatterjee on Tuesday accused the BJP of spreading corruption in the states. "During note-bandi (demonetisation), BJP stacked up cash......

    September 12, 2017
  • Human rights champions should report on Bengal violence: Amit Shah

    Human rights champions should report on Bengal violence: Amit Shah

    Taking a dig at human rights "champions", BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday asked them to come out of Delhi and report the "violence" perpetrated by his party activists in West Bengal by the ruling Trinamool Congress. "I would like......

    September 12, 2017
  • Darjeeling unrest: Bengal Minister takes out peace rally in hills

    Darjeeling unrest: Bengal Minister takes out peace rally in hills

    With an objective to bring normalcy back in Darjeeling, West Bengal Tourism Minister Goutam Deb took out a peace rally at Garidhura area, near Kurseong, on Wednesday. "We are getting a good response from the people of Darjeeling as they......

    September 6, 2017
  • BJP finalises poll strategies for non-BJP ruled Northeast states

    BJP finalises poll strategies for non-BJP ruled Northeast states

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah has finalised the party's strategies for three poll-bound non-BJP ruled northeastern states -- Tripura, Meghalaya and Mizoram, a party leader said on Wednesday. "Amit Shahji held meetings with the party leaders of Tripura,......

    September 6, 2017
  • Trinamool Congress leading in municipal polls

    Trinamool Congress leading in municipal polls

    The ruling Trinamool Congress was ahead of its rivals in all seven urban local bodies, where elections were held on August 13, officials said on Thursday. The seven ULBs comprise the five municipalities of Panskura and Haldia in East Midnapore......

    August 17, 2017
  • Lynchings by cow vigilante are targeted killings: TMC

    Lynchings by cow vigilante are targeted killings: TMC

    The Trinamool Congress on Monday hit out at the Narendra Modi government and the Bharatiya Janata Party for mob lynchings, saying murders by cow vigilantes are killings targeted against a specific community, and demanded separate law to prevent these. "In......

    July 31, 2017
  • BJP jealous of Mamata's popularity, says Trinamool

    BJP jealous of Mamata's popularity, says Trinamool

    West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress secretary general Partha Chatterjee on Saturday hit out at the BJP for making disparaging comments about party supremo and state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "out of spite". "It is because they suffer from an inferiority......

    July 22, 2017
  • TMC, BJP governments are similar forces in nature: CPI-M leader

    TMC, BJP governments are similar forces in nature: CPI-M leader

    Terming actions of Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government and the BJP-led central dispensation "similar in nature", the CPI-M on Friday said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegations of centre's "corruption, atrocities and harassment" were "equally applicable" to her government. "The activities......

    July 21, 2017
  • BJP's 'brute majority' stifling opposition: Trinamool MP

    BJP's 'brute majority' stifling opposition: Trinamool MP

    Trinamool MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay on Friday launched a blistering attack on the BJP for stifling the opposition's voice with its "brute majority". Bandyopadhyay, the Lok Sabha leader of the party, was addressing the public in his maiden speech following his......

    July 21, 2017
  • Fish, music, sport - BJP's novel ways to win Bengal's heart

    Fish, music, sport - BJP's novel ways to win Bengal's heart

    Aiming to throw a serious challenge to the Trinamool Congress in next year's panchayat poll ahead of the bigger battle in 2019, the BJP is looking at novel ways to court the masses. And what better way to reach a......

    July 20, 2017
  • Pro-Gorkhaland activist killed during clashes in Darjeeling

    Pro-Gorkhaland activist killed during clashes in Darjeeling

    Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) on Monday claimed that one of their activists was killed and few others injured in police firing during a clash between the Trinamool Congress cadres (TMC) and GJM supporters in Darjeeling. Though the police confirmed that......

    July 17, 2017
  • Heated exchanges between Trinamool, GJM, BJP legislators during polling

    Heated exchanges between Trinamool, GJM, BJP legislators during polling

    Some heated moments were witnessed in the West Bengal Assembly during the Presidential polls on Monday after a ruling Trinamool Congress legislator lashed out at the GJM counterparts for setting Darjeeling "ablaze" and attacked state BJP president Dlip Ghosh for......

    July 17, 2017