Recovery of cash Rs 22 crore is an onion, more to surface as we peel it: ED to court

"We came to know about eight apartments in and around Kolkata in Arpita’s name. She is yet to disclose the source of the money that was used to purchase the properties," an ED official said.

published on : 24th July 2022

Enough time for Mamata Banerjee to change mind, says vice presidential candidate Margaret Alva

The veteran Congress leader, who has spent nearly 50 years in politics, said the differences in the Opposition bloc were "like a family quarrel" which would be resolved.

published on : 24th July 2022

West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee: Scams come-a-calling

His name had also cropped up in a Ponzi scheme, which was being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation.

published on : 24th July 2022

VP polls: TMC's decision to abstain from voting disappointing, says Alva; not against her: Trinamool

Trinamool Congress said it has taken a 'principled strand' of abstaining to protest against the way her name was 'unilaterally' decided by other opposition parties.

published on : 23rd July 2022

From cross-voting to abstaining from voting, chinks in Opposition unity exposed

Sonia Gandhi had spoken to Mamata Banerjee on July 15 where the TMC supremo is learnt to have given no indication that she would not support the joint opposition candidate, sources said.

published on : 23rd July 2022

TMC says will abstain from voting in Vice-Presidential election

"We were not consulted when Margaret Alva’s name was decided. So, we decided to abstain from voting process for Vice-President election," said TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee.

published on : 21st July 2022

BJP will be swept away from power in 2024, pave way for people's govt, says Mamata

"They will be defeated. I can certainly say that the BJP will not get single-party majority, and once that happens, others will unite to form the next government," she said.

published on : 21st July 2022

TMC MP seeks computerised check on 'deviant' national emblem atop new Parliament

There are several other deviations from the original Sarnath model and these could easily be proved by the comparison of accurate 3D images, TMC MP Jawhar Sircar said.

published on : 16th July 2022

FIR lodged against TMC MP Mahua Moitra in Assam for 'Gogoi' tweet

A tweet of Moitra's attacking the BJP-led union government over the compilation of words deemed unfit for use in Parliament has stirred up a controversy.

published on : 16th July 2022

Babul Supriyo appointed TMC national spokesperson

A senior TMC leader said Supriyo's appointment as a national spokesperson was a part of the strategy devised by the party to expand its base outside Bengal.

published on : 10th July 2022

TMC workers’ murder: Aide of mastermind behind killings held

The incident took place around 9 am on Thursday when the three victims were going to the local party office. The investigators are yet to ascertain the motive behind the triple murder.

published on : 10th July 2022

BJP not custodian of deities, shouldn't teach Bengalis worship of Goddess Kali: TMC MP Moitra

Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra has asserted that the saffron party is not the custodian of Hindu deities and it shouldn't teach Bengalis how to worship the goddess.

published on : 8th July 2022

Kaali remark: Mahua Moitra booked; she unfollows TMC on Twitter as party distances itself from her

Moitra had on July 5 stirred a controversy by saying that she has every right as an individual to imagine Goddess Kali as a meat-eating and alcohol-accepting goddess.

published on : 6th July 2022

BJP demands arrest of TMC MP Mahua Moitra for controversial remarks on Goddess Kali

Moitra had on Tuesday kicked up controversy at a conclave by saying that she had every right as an individual to imagine Goddess Kali as a meat-eating and alcohol-accepting goddess.

published on : 6th July 2022

Yashwant Sinha quits TMC, says time to work for greater Opposition unity

The former Union minister's announcement came amid speculation that his name will be pitched by TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

published on : 21st June 2022

Birbhum arson: CBI files two charge sheets in March 21 violence, TMC leader's death

The CBI has named four persons as accused in its charge sheet filed in the murder of Bhadu Sheikh whereas 18 people, including TMC leader Anarul Hussain and two juveniles, have been named.

published on : 20th June 2022

Tripura bypolls: Abhishek Banerjee urges electors to prevent split in anti-BJP votes 

"This 60 per cent anti-BJP vote will mean nothing if it gets divided among the opposition. Hence, I appeal to everyone to vote for TMC," he said.

published on : 20th June 2022

BJP trying to create armed cadre base through 'Agnipath' scheme: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Terming the scheme as an insult to the armed forces, Mamata also wondered whether the BJP plans to hire 'Agniveer' soldiers as 'watchmen' at its party offices, after their four-year service period.

published on : 20th June 2022

Presidential poll: Mamata unlikely to attend oppn meet convened by Sharad Pawar on June 21

"Banerjee will not be able to attend the meeting as she has some prior engagements. She has also conveyed it to Pawar ji. But a leader from our party will be present there," a senior functionary said.

published on : 19th June 2022

Sharad Pawar refused to be Opposition's Presidential nominee, says Yechury after meet

Opposition sources said Pawar was not keen to enter a battle which he is destined to lose at this point in his political career.

published on : 14th June 2022
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