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Tag: Trinamool Congress

Leander Paes, Nafisa Ali Join Trinamool Congress
Leander Paes, Nafisa Ali Join Trinamool Congress

Paes, who won the bronze medal at the 1996 Olympic Games and is widely regarded as one of the most accomplished doubles players in the world, said he wants to make a difference in the lives of the people.

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Babul Supriyo Resigns As BJP MP After Meeting LS Speaker

Supriyo won from the Asansol parliamentary constituency twice in 2014 and in 2019.

Babul Supriyo Likely To Resign As MP On Tuesday
Babul Supriyo Likely To Resign As MP On Tuesday

Earlier, just after joining Trinamool Congress, Supriyo had made it clear that he would not hold MP post as it would be immoral as he was elected MP of Asansol on BJP ticket and he is no more in BJP.

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SG Denies Meeting Suvendu Adhikari, Trinamool Seeks Removal

As many as three Trinamool Congress MPs questioned the alleged meeting of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta with Leader of Opposition in West Bengal Assembly, Suvendu Adhikari

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Mamata Approaches EC Demanding Recounting In Nandigram

Kolkata: In a major development, the Trinamool Congress on Sunday approached state Chief Electoral Officer Ariz Aftab demanding recounting of votes in Nandigram after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lost from…

Where There Is A Scheme, There's A Scam In Bengal: PM Modi
Where There Is A Scheme, There's A Scam In Bengal: PM Modi

Kolkata: Launching a blistering attack on the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said ‘asol paribartan’ (real change) in the state would ensure that the benefits of Centre’s schemes reach the poor. “BJP will bring the ‘asol paribartan’ in Bengal. The game of corruption, the game of […]

BJP Sets Eyes On Mamata's Weak Link: North Bengal
BJP Sets Eyes On Mamata's Weak Link: North Bengal

North Bengal is becoming the most crucial in the election battle of West Bengal. The Trinamool Congress (TMC) is considered to be the weakest in this region, while the BJP had achieved great success here in the last Lok Sabha elections. Out of the 54 assembly seats in the region spread across eight districts, the […]

Bengal Polls: Five From Trinamool Congress Jump To BJP Ahead Of Elections
Bengal Polls: Five From Trinamool Congress Jump To BJP Ahead Of Elections

Kolkata: Barely a few weeks ahead of the high-voltage Assembly polls in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress leader Sarala Murmu, who had received a ticket for the upcoming elections last week, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday. Besides Murmu, four-time Trinamool MLA from Satgachhia Sonali Guha, sitting Singur MLA Rabindranath Bhattacharya, five-time outgoing MLA […]

PM Modi Prepares Development Roadmap For Bengal
PM Modi Prepares Development Roadmap For Bengal

Kolkata: Preparing a roadmap for the upcoming state Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government has shattered the expectations of people in West Bengal. “Bengal wants development, peace and property. People want Bengal to reach the peak of developments. They want Sonar Bangla (Golden Bengal). People […]

Shiv Sena Out Of Bengal Polls; To Back Mamata Banerjee, TMC
Shiv Sena Out Of Bengal Polls; To Back Mamata Banerjee, TMC

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena has decided to opt out of the upcoming West Bengal Assembly elections, but the party has decided to ‘wholeheartedly’ support All India Trinamool Congress leader and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, a top official said here on Thursday. Sena MP and Chief Spokesperson Sanjay Raut said that since the West Bengal polls […]

BJP Chief Nadda Kicks-Off 'Lokkho Sonar Bangla' Campaign In Bengal
BJP Chief Nadda Kicks-Off 'Lokkho Sonar Bangla' Campaign In Bengal

Kolkata: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) all India president J.P. Nadda on Thursday launched the party’s ‘Lokkho Sonar Bangla’ (Target Golden Bengal) campaign to unseat the Mamata Banerjee-led West ruling Trinamool Congress government from power in West Bengal. Under the ‘Lokkho Sonar Bangla’ scheme, the BJP will invite suggestions from March 3 to 20, through boxes, […]

Amit Shah's Mega Rally In West Bengal, Ex-TMC Leader Suvendu Adhikari Joins BJP
Amit Shah's Mega Rally In West Bengal, Ex-TMC Leader Suvendu Adhikari Joins BJP

Kolkata: A convoy of as many as 30 vehicles headed out for the Midnapore College Ground where Union Home Minister Amit Shah was scheduled to address a mega public meeting on Saturday. The convoy packed with dissident lawmakers, MPs and other Trinamool Congress leaders set out for the venue at around 12.15 p.m. from Mecheda’s […]

Many Senior TMC Leaders Resign From Party Hours After Suvendu Adhikari
Many Senior TMC Leaders Resign From Party Hours After Suvendu Adhikari

Kolkata: Hours after Trinamool Congress heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari resigned from the party’s primary membership, many dissident leaders and activists started stepping down from their respective party posts in West Bengal on Thursday. In a twin blow to the state’s ruling Trinamool Congress, along with Adhikari, Jitendra Tiwari also resigned from the post of chairman of […]

BJP's WB In-Charge Kailash Vijayvargiya's Security Upgraded To 'Z Plus'
BJP's WB In-Charge Kailash Vijayvargiya's Security Upgraded To 'Z Plus'

New Delhi: The Centre has upgraded West Bengal’s BJP in-charge Kailash Vijayvargiya’s security to ‘Z Plus’ category from ‘Z’ after four days of an attack on the convoy of BJP national President JP Nadda and Vijayvargiya in South 24-Parganas district of the State. Vijayvargiya enjoys ‘Z’ category security by Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) since […]

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Mamata Banerjee Writes 13-Page Letter To Guv, Dhankhar Hits Back In Tweets

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday wrote a 13-page letter to Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar in reply to his communication that the latter had sent to the State Secretariat Nabanna on April 24. Immediately after the reply from the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), the Governor also tweeted, saying: “At the outset in this […]

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TMC To Give Rs 5 Lakh Each To Kin Of Persons Killed In Mangaluru Anti-CAA Protests

Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress will give a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to families of the two persons killed in Karnataka’s Mangaluru during protests against the amended Citizenship Act. The state president of the TMC’s trade union wing Indian National Trinamool Trade Union Congress (INTTUC), Dola Sen said cheques of Rs 5 lakh each […]

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Narada case: IPS officer held, sent to 5 days custody

Kolkata: Making its first arrest in the Narada sting case 30 months after taking over the probe, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday took into custody IPS officer S.M.H. Mirza, allegedly shown in the Narada news portal clips accepting Rs 5 lakh from the sting operators. “He has been arrested as part of […]

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Sonia Gandhi gives nod to Left-Congress alliance in Bengal

Kolkata: Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi has given her nod to Congress-Left Front alliance in West Bengal for the upcoming assembly by-polls in the state following the party’s dismal performance in the Lok Sabha polls in the state, top party sources said on Saturday. Gandhi held a meeting with West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra […]

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Parliament passes Consumer Protection Bill, 2019

New Delhi: Parliament on Tuesday approved a new bill to revamp the process of administration and settlement of consumer disputes, with strict penalties including jail term for adulteration and misleading ads by companies. The Consumer Protection Bill 2019, already passed by Lok Sabha, was approved in the Upper House by voice vote and will replace […]

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Modi, Manmohan Singh join leaders in paying tributes to Jaipal Reddy

New Delhi: Leaders across the political spectrum paid rich tributes to Congress veteran S Jaipal Reddy, who died in the early hours of Sunday at the age of 77, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembering him as an effective administrator and his predecessor Manmohan Singh hailing him as a treasure of wisdom and knowledge. Former […]

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Saradha case: CBI summons Trinamool MP O'Brien

Kolkata: The Central Bureau of Investigation has summoned Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Derek O’Brien in connection with the probe into the Saradha chit fund scam, a CBI official said on Saturday. The senior Trinamool leader from Bengal has been asked to appear before the central agency officials in the first week of August. O’Brien […]

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Govt passing bills 'hurriedly', 17 parties tell RS Chairman

New Delhi: Raising concern over the government “hurriedly” passing the bills without Parliamentary scrutiny, 17 opposition parties have, in a letter to the Rajya Sabha Chairman, said that it is a departure from the established practice and healthy traditions of enacting legislations. The members have stated that as many as 14 bills have already been […]

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RTI bill passes Rajya Sabha hurdle amid protests from opposition

New Delhi: The controversial RTI amendment bill passed the Rajya Sabha hurdle on Thursday after sharp exchanges between members of the treasury and opposition benches and subsequent walk-out by the Congress. The opposition members’ amendment to refer the bill to a select committee was defeated with 75 votes in favour while 117 against it. The […]

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LS poll effect: Mamata trying to shed pro-minority image

Kolkata: Pilloried by the BJP for alleged appeasement politics, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is trying to shed her image of being only pro-minorities to regain the ground lost in the recent Lok Sabha elections. She is attempting to take the battle to the rival camp, with her government coming up with a series […]

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Lok Sabha passes Bill to amend Motor Vehicles Act

New Delhi: A Bill aimed at weeding out corruption, improving road safety and promote the use of more technology to regulate traffic was passed on Tuesday in the Lok Sabha with by voice vote. Speaking on The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which was moved in the House for passage on Monday, Union Road Transport […]

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