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  • Bengal phase 2: Temperatures run high

    Bengal phase 2: Temperatures run high

    Overall voter turnout at 80.43 p.c till 5 p.m.; sporadic incidents of violence as TMC accuses BJP, Central forces of voter intimidation

    April 2, 2021
  • Trinamul team meets EC

    Trinamul team meets EC

    This afternoon, Trinamul Congress released a tape of telephone conversation where BJP vice president Mukul Roy was asking Sishir Bajoria of the BJP to go the Election Commission and demand the change of existing norms and allow a voter of West Bengal can be present in any polling booth.

    March 28, 2021
  • TMC writes to EC over CAPF ‘neutrality’

    TMC writes to EC over CAPF ‘neutrality’

    The Trinamul Congress’s letter to the EC regarding force deployment assumed significant as the poll panel, which is uncompromising regarding security to ensure free and fair polls and whose full bench had only yesterday at a meeting with DMs, SPs, and CPs of eight districts of North Bengal had asked the officers concerned to commission the process of “web casting” and had also hinted at ramping up force deployment to at least 1,000 companies when the polls begin.

    March 25, 2021
  • Suvendu ‘harbouring criminals’, TMC tells EC

    Suvendu ‘harbouring criminals’, TMC tells EC

    In the letter, TMC spokesperson Derek O’ Brien has written, “It has come to our knowledge that Suvendu Adhikari, the candidate fielded by BJP in Nandigram has been harbouring criminals, who are non-residents of Nandigram."

    March 24, 2021
  • Yashwant Sinha joins Trinamul

    Yashwant Sinha joins Trinamul

    Sinha told the media: "Why am I joining a political party trying to be active in politics? The country is going through a transition period; it is a very important time for our country. The values which were almost unshakeable are being disregarded today. The strengths of any democracy lies in the strengths of its institutions.

    March 14, 2021
  • Poll panel rejects TMC charge

    Poll panel rejects TMC charge

    The EC, responding to a memorandum submitted by the Trinamul Congress holding it culpable for the alleged attack on Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram yesterday, said the memorandum is full of "insinuations and averments that question the very basis of creation and functioning of election commission."

    March 12, 2021
  • Trinamul’s khela is over, says Modi

    Trinamul’s khela is over, says Modi

    PM addresses massive rally at Brigade Parade ground, accuses Trinamul Congress of promoting nepotism , extortion

    March 8, 2021
  • War of apps ahead of Assembly polls in WB

    War of apps ahead of Assembly polls in WB

    Aimed to reach out to BJP activists, ‘Modipara’ should be installed before reaching home, Shah said to the gathering. It has information of the party activities not only in the state but outside it as well.

    February 17, 2021
  • Satabdi Roy named TMC vice president

    Satabdi Roy named TMC vice president

    Expressing happiness over the news, Roy told reporters, she will work as a dedicated worker of the party and ensure defeat of the BJP in the coming Assembly polls.

    January 18, 2021
  • TMC-BJP clashes rock parts of Bengal,few injured

    TMC-BJP clashes rock parts of Bengal,few injured

    Clashes were reported between Trinamul and BJP supporters in Burdwan, and East and West Midnapore the day after BJP national president Nadda's roadshow

    January 11, 2021
  • Laxmi Ratan takes political sojourn to go back to sports

    Laxmi Ratan takes political sojourn to go back to sports

    While speaking to reporters today for the first time since he quit state government as minister and ruling Trinamul Congress on 5 January the former skipper of Bengal cricket team said that he would get engrossed in sports instead of political field.

    January 8, 2021
  • Owaisi responds to Imam’s ‘dividing vote’ barb

    Owaisi responds to Imam’s ‘dividing vote’ barb

    Buoyed by the success in Bihar Assembly elections AIMIM has decided to contest in upcoming West Bengal elections and Owaisi has met Pirzada Abbas Siddiqui of Furfura Shareef on contesting elections together.

    January 8, 2021
  • WB: Saffron camp draws up elaborate game plan ahead of Shah, Nadda visits

    WB: Saffron camp draws up elaborate game plan ahead of Shah, Nadda visits

    The visits will be the first of a series of stopovers in the state as part of the state Assembly election campaign. With more visits to the state on the agenda, plans have been chalked out to soften up potential Trinamul defectors.

    January 4, 2021
  • Gurung finally returns home in Darjeeling

    Gurung finally returns home in Darjeeling

    In huge rally, he says Mamata must give the Hills PPS, while he will help her win polls; he says he is rightful leader of GJMM

    December 21, 2020
  • Suvendu quits TMC; may be start of exodus

    Suvendu quits TMC; may be start of exodus

    A day after resigning from the state legislative Assembly as an MLA on Wednesday, Mr Adhikari, former minister in the Mamata Banerjee cabinet, today also quit Trinamul Congress as a member.

    December 18, 2020
  • Fogbound Hills

    Fogbound Hills

    The grandstanding on his return and the pledge to support Trinamul cannot, therefore, be enduring. His key demand for a Gorkhaland state runs counter to the first pledge of support to the Trinamul Congress.

    December 16, 2020
  • Rajib Banerjee gives party event a miss, causes further flutters

    Rajib Banerjee gives party event a miss, causes further flutters

    Mr Banerjee had caused a flutter in the ruling Trinamul Congress recently after declaring “As I don’t believe in sycophancy, naturally number is less and those who are corrupt are in the front rows”, at an “apolitical” programme he attended

    December 13, 2020