Sougata Mukhopadhyay

  • Birbhum: 2 killed, 7 injured in a blast inside TMC leader's house 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Two people were killed and around seven were injured in an explosion inside the house of a local TMC leader Shaikh Ismail in Birbhum district of West Bengal. Although the reason behind the blast is not known yet, but it could have been due to the crude bombs...
  • West Bengal: CPM worker allegedly beaten to death by TMC workers 4 days ago

    Kolkata: A CPI(M) worker has succumbed to his injuries after he was allegedly beaten up by Trinamool Congress workers In Birbhum in West Bengal. The incident took place in the Siuri police station area on Friday. The victim Seikh Hiralal, a 40-year old farmer, was reportedly beaten up in full...
  • Mamata blinks after EC's stern order, says will replace the officials April 8, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC leader Mamata Banerjee finally bowed down before the Election Commission and agreed to transfer the officials as per its directive. The EC had on Monday ordered removal of five SPs, a district magistrate and two ADMs following complaints against them. However, the TMC...
  • WB: EC removes DM, 5 SPs from poll duty following complaints, Mamata says won't follow orders April 7, 2014

    Kolkata: The Election Commission removed a District Magistrate and five sub inspectors from poll duty in West Bengal following complaints against them. However, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is in no mood to follow the orders as she said, "I will not remove any official." The Election Commission ordered the removal...
  • Kings & Queens: Mamata tries to extend her footprints beyond Bengal March 28, 2014

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had created history in 2011 by ending the 34-year-old rule of the Left government in the state and is now trying to extend her footprints beyond Bengal. The Trinamool Congress supremo does not back either the Congress or the BJP and want a federal...
  • CPM joins social media bandwagon, launches its Facebook, Twitter page March 18, 2014

    Kolkata: It is rightly said , "better late than never". With not even a month left for Lok Sabha elections to begin, it is the Left in Bengal to finally join the social network bandwagon. The state unit of CPI(M) on Tuesday launched its official Facebook page and a twitter...
  • Rahul has become a joke on social network websites: Babul Supriyo March 17, 2014

    Kolkata: Singer-turned-candidate Babul Supriyo who is contesting Lok Sabha elections from Asansol on a BJP ticket ridiculed Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi saying that he was reduced to a joke on social network websites. He is of the opinion that the coalition government is a failure and appealed to voters...
  • GJM confirms its support for BJP's SS Ahluwalia in Darjeeling March 13, 2014

    Kolkata: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has confirmed its support for Bharatiya Janata Party's Lok Sabha elections candidate in Darjeeling, SS Ahluwalia, who is also the party's national vice president and former MP. BJP reportedly provided the GJM a choice between Ahluwalia and Rajiv Pratap Rudy from the Darjeeling seat. The...
  • LS polls: Stage is set for a strong federal front, says Mamata March 10, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee made it clear that her party will never enter into an alliance with the BJP. "I will not support a party whose face has a communal history," Mamata said. Refusing to comment on the future of Third Front, she added,...
  • I hope we can bring back nobility into politics: Moon Moon Sen March 7, 2014

    Actor and theatre personality Moon Moon Sen will be contesting the Lok Sabha elections on a TMC ticket from Bankura in West Bengal. ...
  • Proud that Mamata asked me to contest elections: Sugata Bose March 7, 2014

    Renowned historian, author, grand nephew of great revolutionary Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and now also the TMC candidate from very prestigious Jadhavpur seat of Kolkata, Sugata Bose feels that the 2014 General Elections will be the battle for the soul of India. ...
  • Bhaichung Bhutia, Moon Moon Sen to contest for TMC in LS polls March 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Hours after the Election Commission announced the dates for the Lok Sabha elections on Wednesday, the Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee released the first list of 48 candidates for West Bengal, Tripura, Manipur and Jharkhand. The party has fielded women candidates in 11 seats only. Mamata's candidate list...
  • Magician PC Sorcar to use his magic for BJP, wants to vanish poverty February 28, 2014

    Magician PC Sorcar has said that he wants to ensure poverty vanishes just like in a magic trick. He was given a ticket by the BJP recently also endorsed the party's PM nominee Narendra Modi. ...
  • CPI(M) expels rebel leader Abdur Rezzak Mollah February 26, 2014

    Kolkata: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Wednesday expelled former Left Front Minister and West Bengal state committee member Abdur Rezzak Mollah from party. Mollah's indulgence in anti-party activities and tarnishing the image of the party have been stated as cause behind his expulsion. The decision was taken at...
  • 1993 Kolkata firing: Former Bengal CM Buddhadeb deposes before panel February 26, 2014

    Kolkata: Former Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Wednesday deposed before the 21 July commission set up by the Mamata Banerjee government. The commission is probing the police firing on an anti-government protest rally led by Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on 21 July, 1993 which killed 13 Youth Congress workers....