Three Jharkhand Congress MLAs detained with Rs 49.8 crore in West Bengal; Congress accuses BJP

Police in West Bengal's Howrah district on July 31 seized "a huge amount of cash" from a car in which three Congress MLAs from Jharkhand were travelling, leading to allegations of political "horse-trading". The three MLAs have been detained for questioning about the source of the money. Meanwhile, the party has suspended all three MLAs. Acting on a tip-off, police on July 30 had intercepted an SUV in which Congress MLAs Irfan Ansari, Rajesh Kachchap, and Naman Bixal Kongari were travelling on National Highway-16 at Ranihati in Howrah and allegedly found a huge amount of cash in the vehicle.

published on : 31st July 2022

Union Minister V Muraleedharan's convoy attacked in Bengal, BJP sees 'Trinamool' hand behind it

Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan's car was vandalised at Panchkuri village in West Midnapore district on Thursday while he was visiting the area in connection with alleged post-poll violence on saffron party workers. Muraleedharan alleged in a tweet that the "TMC goons" were behind the attack on his convoy.

published on : 7th May 2021

West Bengal BJP candidate alleges assault by TMC workers

BJP candidate alleged he was attacked by the ruling party’s supporters when he was going to a polling booth where voters were not allowed to cast their votes.

published on : 25th November 2019

TMC MPs give Zero Hour notices in Rajya Sabha over Centre's proposals

TMC lawmaker Manish Gupta has given Zero Hour notice in Upper House of Parliament over the government's proposal to link data of three crore students to Facebook.

published on : 8th July 2019

TMC MLA Monirul Islam joins BJP; Six more likely to switch sides

In another blow for the Trinamool Congress, its MLA Monirul Islam joined the BJP along with two TMC youth wing general secretaries.

published on : 30th May 2019

TMC crumbling? Mukul Roy's son Subhrangshu and 50 councillors join BJP

The development comes as a jolt to the ruling Trinamool Congress and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who lost 18 Lok Sabha constituencies to the BJP.

published on : 28th May 2019

'Unishe half, ekushe saaf': How BJP scripted its remarkable Bengal success story

In a massive shock to the TMC and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, the BJP increased its seat count from two in 2014 Parliament elections to 18 in 2019 polls. TNIE decodes the right moves made by BJP

published on : 28th May 2019

'TMC goons vandalized Vidyasagar statue, not BJP' says Amit Shah on Kolkata incident

Shah showed photographs as proof that TMC workers indulged in stone-pelting and arson aimed at him even while the CRPF personnel sought to protect him.

published on : 15th May 2019

BJP protests against TMC in Kolkata over vehicles vandalism incident

The protests took place a day after its party’s vehicles were ransacked outside the venue of Amit Shah’s rally in East Midnapore.

published on : 31st January 2019

TMC leader shot dead in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas 

Three persons, including a local Trinamool Congress leader Safruddin Khan, were shot dead by unidentified men at Jaynagar petrol pump in South 24 Parganas.

published on : 14th December 2018

TMC stages protest on Parliament premises over NRC draft issue

While the Congress asked the government to not leave out any Indian from Assam's NRC, TMC demanded its complete withdrawal claiming that Indians were left out of it.

published on : 31st July 2018

West Bengal Panchayat polls: CPI(M) leaders protest over violence in state

Panchayat elections were held on May 14 and re-polling in some parts of the state is being conducted today. CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat accused TMC of creating violence in the state. 

published on : 16th May 2018

Amit Shah on three-day tour to West Bengal over TMC attacks on BJP workers

BJP President Amit Shah on a 3-day tour to West Bengal over TMC attacks on BJP workers.

published on : 12th September 2017

Tension erupts in West Bengal over Rose Valley probe

Tension erupts in West Bengal as supporters of the BJP and the TMC continue to block arterial roads in the State and protests spreading across districts.  

published on : 4th January 2017