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

Kolkata Police summons Nupur Sharma over Prophet row

Trinamool Congress minority cell general secretary Abul Sohail has also lodged an FIR against Sharma at Contai police station over her remarks.

published on : 13th June 2022

BJP to consult UPA allies, Independents for Presidential candidate

It is learnt that the BJP leaders will speak to many opposition parties, including TMC and the Indian National Congress also, on a consensus presidential candidate.

published on : 13th June 2022

Mamata invites opposition leaders for strategy meeting

In the letter, Mamata called for a strong and effective opposition comprising “all progressive forces” to resist the “divisive force”.

published on : 12th June 2022

Hindu BMTC workers wear saffron shawls in protest of skull-caps in Bengaluru

They have also formed an association in the name of "Kesari Karmikara Sangha" aimed the implementation of strict uniform rules in BMTC and shunning of wearing the skull cap.

published on : 11th June 2022

TMC protests against Centre over withholding funds, BJP cites corruption

The protest announced by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is politically significant as Bengal will go to panchayat polls next year, which is believed to be a litmus test for the BJP.

published on : 6th June 2022

Shameful act to attack a judge: Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar takes on TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee again

Hitting out at TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said it was a shameful act to attack a judge who has exposed a recruitment scam.

published on : 4th June 2022

PM busy adding to woes of people: TMC slams Narendra Modi over EPF interest rate slash

Earlier in March, the EPFO had decided to lower the interest on provident fund deposits for 2021-22 to 8.1 per cent from 8.5 per cent provided in 2020-21.

published on : 4th June 2022

West Bengal: CBI interrogates two TMC MLAs in post-poll violence case

The CBI interrogated two TMC MLAs in the connection with the violence following last year's assembly election in West Bengal.

published on : 4th June 2022
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