Bengal politics

'I haven't compromised my ideology': Sushmita Dev after joining TMC

Dev, who was the chief of the women's wing of the Congress, joined the TMC in the presence of senior party leaders Abhishek Banerjee and Derek O'Brien in Kolkata on Monday.

published on : 17th August 2021

Eight BJP MLAs quit as House panel heads to protest Mukul Roy's appointment as PAC chief

As per norms, a legislator of the main opposition party is made the PAC chairperson, and Roy hasn't quit as a BJP MLA in the House, despite switching camps.

published on : 13th July 2021

No bypoll? Mamata Banerjee has a workaround, says Trinamool

Mamata narrowly lost in Nandigram, which is why she has to get elected to the Assembly within six months of assuming office.

published on : 5th July 2021

RSS alerted BJP of Mukul Roy’s pre-poll proximity to TMC

After receiving the RSS alert, the BJP high command had decided to censor Roy and restrict his activities, said a BJP leader in Kolkata.

published on : 21st June 2021

TMC declines turncoat MP Sunil Mondal's feelers, says party has already moved for his disqualification

Sunil Mondal said on Tuesday that he was not "feeling comfortable" in his new party as promises made to him were not kept.

published on : 16th June 2021

One-third BJP MLAs skip meeting with West Bengal Governor

Among the absent legislators, many of them are known for their close proximity to Mukul Roy, BJP’s national vice-president who joined the TMC on Monday.

published on : 14th June 2021

Return of turncoats sparks uneasiness in Trinamool Congress also

Concerns have mounted after former Trinamool Congress minister Rajib Banerjee, who is now in the saffron camp, held talks with TMC spokesperson Kunal Ghosh on Saturday.

published on : 14th June 2021

Mukul Roy exit a setback for BJP’s expansion outside core base of Hindi heartland

Most of the areas outside the Hindi belt are not the ideal breeding ground of the Hindutva ideology that the BJP professes.

published on : 13th June 2021

BJP leader Rajib Banerjee meets Trinamool ranks over possible return to parent party

Speculations are rife that many TMC leaders who had crossed over to the saffron party before assembly polls are waiting for an opportunity to return to the parent party.

published on : 13th June 2021

Suvendu Adhikari meets PM Modi in Delhi, discusses political dynamics

On Tuesday, Adhikari met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and several other union ministers and BJP leaders in Delhi.

published on : 9th June 2021

Rescind order to recall Bengal chief secretary immediately

Why is the Centre acting like a crybaby demanding back a toy it had just gifted due to a perceived slight?

published on : 31st May 2021

'Mistake to have joined BJP': After Sonali Guha, now Sarala Murmu wants to rejoin TMC 

Former TMC MLA Sonali Guha had on Saturday written to Banerjee, apologising to her for leaving the party.

published on : 23rd May 2021

'CMs sat like puppets, humiliated': Mamata says PM Modi's Covid meeting a a 'super flop'

The PM had no option left other than fleeing away hiding his face as he had no answer in the wake of the second wave of Covid pandemic resulted by the Centre’s mismanagement, the CM alleged.

published on : 20th May 2021

Buddha and what’s left of the citadel

The 77-year-old former West Bengal CM’s failing health especially respiratory trouble in this Covid season has kept him away from the public stage.

published on : 10th April 2021

Prashant Kishor may get TMC ticket to Rajya Sabha: Source

The four TMC seats, which will fall vacant, are currently held by Manish Gupta, Jogen Chowdhury, Ahmed Hassan Imran, and KD Singh.

published on : 29th February 2020