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  • Trinamul welcomes Bimal move

    Trinamul welcomes Bimal move

    "We welcome Bimal Gurung's commitment to peace and decision to withdraw support from NDA, while reposing faith in Mamata Banerjee's leadership. BJP's attempts to use Gorkhaland issue for petty politics and teir untrustworthy nature now lay fully exposed before people of Bengal," the party said in its official Twitter handle.

    October 22, 2020
  • Eye on Siliguri Assembly seat; TMC starts poll work

    Eye on Siliguri Assembly seat; TMC starts poll work

    Despite winning the constituency in 2011, the ruling party lost it to the CPIM in 2016. The constituency covers 33 of the 47 Wards of the Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) and has 245 booths.

    October 12, 2020
  • BJP flayed for playing up ‘Sikh assault’ angle

    BJP flayed for playing up ‘Sikh assault’ angle

    The police had arrested Balwinder Singh, the bodyguard of BJP leader Priyangu Pandey and had recovered a firearm from his possession

    October 11, 2020
  • Hill talks a BJP ploy to gain votes: Deb

    Hill talks a BJP ploy to gain votes: Deb

    Darjeeling District Trinamul Congress president Ranjan Sarkar also said it was a ploy of the BJP to bring the 'Gorkhaland' issue to the forefront when the Mamata Banerjeel ed state government had been carrying out development work in the Hills and when peace had prevailed there.

    October 7, 2020
  • Delhi Hill meeting invite causes a stir; BJP in a spot

    Delhi Hill meeting invite causes a stir; BJP in a spot

    While a letter the Union Home Ministry earlier issued for the talks to be held tomorrow said discussions would be held on "issues related to gorkhaland," the ministry issued a "corrigendum" yesterday that said that the talks would be held on "issues related to Gorkhaland Tereritorial Administration" (GTA).

    October 7, 2020
  • CPM plans rally to gear up for polls

    CPM plans rally to gear up for polls

    "We are in favour of the elections and we want the civic polls to be held at the earliest. The SMP polls should also be held on time. We have started preparations for the elections and in view of that, we will organise a grand rally for the Siliguri Assembly on 3 October," Siliguri MLA and veteran CPI-M leader Asok Bhattacharya said.

    September 26, 2020
  • ‘Centre flouted Parliamentary norms by bringing more ordinances’

    ‘Centre flouted Parliamentary norms by bringing more ordinances’

    Since 24th March when the lockdown was imposed 11 ordinances have been signed by the President.

    September 13, 2020
  • Pvt aircraft meant for CM lying unused at Behala Flying Club

    Pvt aircraft meant for CM lying unused at Behala Flying Club

    In 2016, the Trinamul Congress government had hired the aircraft on a five- year contract for the exclusive use of the chief minister Miss Mamata Banerjee.

    August 7, 2020
  • Bista slams state over ASHA workers

    Bista slams state over ASHA workers

    The Darjeeling MP also prayed for the early recovery of one such frontline Covid warrior, a 35-year-old ASHA worker from Tamsong Tea Estate, who has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

    August 6, 2020
  • TMC anxious over whittled down 21 July rally before state polls

    TMC anxious over whittled down 21 July rally before state polls

    The event is the most important congregation in Trinamul’s calendar ever since 13 activists died in police firing during the Left Front regime on this day in 1993 when the then state Youth Congress chief, Mamata Banerjee led them to a march to Writers' Buildings.

    July 20, 2020
  • 200 including 100 Trinamul workers join BJP in Raiganj

    200 including 100 Trinamul workers join BJP in Raiganj

    “Around 200 people, including around 100 TMC members from the municipality wards, today joined our party. Several hundreds of other members of the TMC and other political parties will also soon join the BJP,” Mr Lahiri said.

    June 29, 2020
  • Taxis to stop plying after 14 July if demands not met

    Taxis to stop plying after 14 July if demands not met

    The taxi operators under the organisation have written a letter to the chief minister yesterday demanding Rs.25 for per additional kilometre instead of Rs.15 along with the minimum fare of Rs. 50.

    June 26, 2020
  • TMC targets PM over petrol price hike

    TMC targets PM over petrol price hike

    Petrol price was hiked by 20 paise per litre and diesel by 55 paise on Tuesday as oil companies increased rates.

    June 24, 2020
  • TMC lambasts Centre for not inviting Didi to discuss Covid

    TMC lambasts Centre for not inviting Didi to discuss Covid

    Meanwhile, a senior Trinamul MLA and a party leader was tested Covid positive.

    June 17, 2020
  • Mamata asks party leaders to take on Opp campaign

    Mamata asks party leaders to take on Opp campaign

    She reportedly instructed the leaders that all TMC leaders including block presidents and councillors should start campaigning door to door and make people aware of the proactive steps taken by the state government to combat Covid-19 and Amphan cyclone.

    June 7, 2020
  • Utility of defectors

    Utility of defectors

    Another Trinamul defector and former SP of West Midnapore and once close to the Chief Minister, Bharati Ghosh, has been appointed as the BJP’s vice-president in West Bengal.

    June 3, 2020
  • Dilip, Sayantan stopped from visiting Amphan-hit areas

    Dilip, Sayantan stopped from visiting Amphan-hit areas

    The BJP MP also claimed that the state doesn't want the country to know about its "failure" in combating the crisis, and was "indulging in politics to keep the truth from coming out".

    May 25, 2020