Tag: Trinamul Congress

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  • Dilip Ghosh’s vehicle attacked

    Dilip Ghosh’s vehicle attacked

    BJP blames Trinamul Congress for Contai attack, TMC local MP Adhikari denies charge.

    September 18, 2018
  • Puja bonanza

    Puja bonanza

    With puja pandals sprouting up across Kolkata and the rest of the state, there is collective jubilation over Mamata Banerjee’s bonanza of Rs 28 crore to all puja committees. A fair amount of money will, therefore, be shelled out by the West Bengal government that since 2011 has contended with a torpid economy. Doublethink runs …

    September 17, 2018
  • TMC would not have been formed had Vajpayee been not there: Roy

    TMC would not have been formed had Vajpayee been not there: Roy

    Speaking at the condolence meeting of the former PM at Mahajati Sadan, Mr Roy said that the former Prime Minister Mr Vajpayee had helped a lot in the formation of the Trinamul, but the present party leadership of the Trinamul is ungrateful to Atalji.

    August 30, 2018
  • BJP resorting to politics of murder: Mamata

    BJP resorting to politics of murder: Mamata

    Mamata says state government will never allow NRC exercise in Bengal, charges that the BJP is now working with erstwhile CPM 'harmads'

    August 29, 2018
  • Victory of the people: Mamata

    Victory of the people: Mamata

    Welcoming the Supreme Court verdict on panchayat poll, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday slammed the BJP, the Congress and the CPIM for resorting to “false propaganda” and “conspiracy” as well as “defaming” and “insulting” the state through “planned and planted move”. “This is a victory of democracy and the people of Bengal. …

    August 25, 2018
  • Land for Power

    Land for Power

    Last weekend witnessed a remarkable forward movement in terms of land and industry, issues on which a high-voltage approach had doomed the Bengal Left. Chiefly, the three parties that concluded Saturday’s agreement on a power project in Bhangar (South 24-Parganas) ~ the West Bengal government, the land agitators, and the power entity called PGCIL ~ …

    August 14, 2018
  • NRC dominates proceedings

    NRC dominates proceedings

    The Rajya Sabha had an uneasy week over Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) published on Monday, which left out over 40 lakh residents, while the Lok Sabha dispensed with the issue on the first day of the week, with a walk-out by the Opposition. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan rejected a Trinamul Congress notice for adjournment …

    August 6, 2018
  • NRC: BJP vows to expose Mamata

    NRC: BJP vows to expose Mamata

    The state BJP on Friday said while Trinamul Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee is misleading the country by alleging that super emergency is prevailing in the country but it is actually the chief minister who has imposed super emergency in the Bengal. Addressing a Press conference BJP state general secretary Sayantan Basu (photo) on Friday said …

    August 4, 2018
  • Mamata accuses BJP govt of imposing ‘super emergency’

    Mamata accuses BJP govt of imposing ‘super emergency’

    Miss Banerjee told reporters that when she met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on the NRC issue he had assured her that no one would be harassed.

    August 3, 2018
  • NRC row will destroy ties with Bangladesh, warns Mamata Banerjee

    NRC row will destroy ties with Bangladesh, warns Mamata Banerjee

    Banerjee questioned why the government was focusing only on illegal migrants from Bangladesh, when India also hosts a sizeable migrant population from Nepal.

    August 2, 2018
  • ‘Infiltrators will be driven out if BJP gains power in Bengal’

    ‘Infiltrators will be driven out if BJP gains power in Bengal’

    Ghosh's comments came in the backdrop of CM's strong reaction on the exclusion of over 40 lakh names in Assam's NRC Draft.

    July 31, 2018
  • Mamata’s 1 August visit to St Stephen’s College cancelled

    Mamata’s 1 August visit to St Stephen’s College cancelled

    The Trinamul Congress (TMC) leadership on Saturday alleged a BJP-RSS hand behind the cancellation of state chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s lecture at St Stephen’s College in New Delhi and said, her voice “cannot be silenced”. St Stephen’s College has withdrawn an invitation extended to Miss Banerjee to deliver a lecture and interact with the students …

    July 29, 2018
  • Language & Identity

    Language & Identity

    Thursday’s forward movement in the West Bengal Assembly on renaming the state comes after considerable prevarication on correcting what was a historical certitude prior to Partition. This ought to have been accorded uppermost priority in the aftermath of Independence, and was definitely of far greater import than moving up the alphabetical ladder at inter-State conferences, …

    July 29, 2018
  • Govt mulls crucial tea meet before min wage fixation

    Govt mulls crucial tea meet before min wage fixation

    Official sources said the meeting is significant as it will review the entire scenario of plantations, including the plight and sentiment of the workers, before fixation of a minimum wage structure for the tea industry.

    July 26, 2018
  • July the 21st

    July the 21st

    Kolkata was “turned upside down” last Saturday to summon the title of the seminal work on the English Revolution by one of the finest historians, Christopher Hill ~ The World Turned Upside Down. Whether or not the Bharatiya Janata Party’s government at the Centre is dumped in 2019 ~ as Mamata Banerjee hopes ~ it …

    July 25, 2018
  • As govt plans wage hike, planters reluctant?

    As govt plans wage hike, planters reluctant?

    At a time when the Trinamul Congress-led state government is trying hard to hike the remuneration of tea workers, sub staff and staff in the region, including the Hills, in its bid to create a strong base in the Darjeeling parliamentary segment ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, a section of planters are allegedly reluctant …

    July 24, 2018
  • CMCH students withdraw 14-day strike

    CMCH students withdraw 14-day strike

    Authorities allot two floors for senior students at new hostel till the underconstruction hostel building becomes habitable.

    July 24, 2018