TRINAMOOL CONGRESS

  • Mukul Roy unlikely to be quizzed again in Saradha scam 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Mukul Roy is unlikely to be questioned again in Saradha ponzi scam or named as an accused, according to Special Crime Branch of CBI probing the case. "We are neither concerned about Mukul Roy nor do we have any plans of either calling him...
  • Mamata Banerjee to oversee relief operations at India-Nepal border 3 days ago

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will personally oversee relief operations for the earthquake victims at the Indo-Nepal border on Monday. "WB CM to oversee relief operations at Indo-Nepal border on May four," the All India Trinamool Congress office tweeted on Saturday. Soon after the quake, which severely rocked Nepal last...
  • Bandh affects life partially in West Bengal 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Normal life was partially affected in West Bengal on Thursday following a state-wide 12-hour general strike called by Left Parties and trade unions, with the Bharatiya Janata Party also calling a 10-hour bandh to protest against alleged violence by ruling Trinamool Congress in the recent civic polls. Train services on...
  • TMC scores landslide win in West Bengal civic polls; Left, Congress, BJP routed 1 week ago

    Kolkata: In a major boost to the party ahead of next year's Assembly polls, the Trinamool Congress scored a landslide victory in the Kolkata Municipal Corporation bagging 114 of the 144 wards, and also won 69 of the 91 civic bodies in districts across West Bengal. The victory in the municipal...
  • West Bengal: A TMC worker shot dead allegedly by Congress worker during municipal body polls April 25, 2015

    Kolkata: The municipal body polls in Katwa (West Bengal) which began smoothly at 7 am amid tight security on Saturday, turned ugly when a Trinamool Congress (TMC) worker was shot dead outside the polling booth. The TMC worker, named Indrajeet Singh was shot dead on the spot whereas another TMC...
  • News 360: Minor girl recounts her horrifying story of alleged sexual exploitation by Naxals April 17, 2015

    A 13-year-old girl, who was a Maoist child soldier, from Jharkhand has revealed the alleged horrors she and other minor girls suffered at the hands of the ultras. An exclusive interrogation video exposes how Maoists use women and children as human shields. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 17, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Kolkata: High Court seeks details of money spent by Justice Sen Commission April 17, 2015

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Friday sought details of the money spent by Justice Shyamal Sen Commission which probed the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. Hearing a PIL, a division bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice Joymalya Bagchi asked the government to submit in four weeks the details...
  • WB: TMC workers indulge in violence in Howrah, set vehicles on fire April 17, 2015

    Kolkata: A section of the Trinamool Congress workers indulged in violence and set ablaze a few trucks near the Secretariat building in Howrah on Friday. The mob set fire to four trucks and a private car, the police said adding it also made an effort to set ablaze a godown. Five fire...
  • Enforcement Directorate to issue fresh notice to actor Mithun Chakraborty April 16, 2015

    Kolkata: The Enforcement Directorate, which is probing the Saradha money laundering case, will issue a fresh notice to actor and Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Mithun Chakraborty as he failed to appear before the agency in person on Thursday. An ED official said that a lawyer representing the actor on Thursday...
  • BJP central leadership unhappy with state leaders March 17, 2015

    Kolkata: BJP central leadership on Monday expressed unhappiness to the state leaders for failing to take "proper advantage" of the political situation that was created in favour of the party after the Lok Sabha polls. At a meeting between BJP national secretary and in-charge of Bengal Siddharth Nath Singh and state...
  • Government embarrassed in Lok Sabha, opposition forces deferment of Budget debate March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Government on Friday suffered yet another embarrassment in Parliament with a united opposition forcing deferment of discussion on Budget in Lok Sabha till Monday over the absence of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. The House was to take up the discussion at noon according to...
  • TMC chief Mamata Banerjee may act against party MP Mukul Roy for opening up to media March 10, 2015

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee may finally take action against party MP Mukul Roy for opening up to the media. According to sources, Banerjee has asked party's Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien to collect evidences against Roy on the remarks made by him to...
  • Rift within TMC deepens, party general secretary Mukul Roy likely to be removed February 27, 2015

    Kolkata: The rift within the Trinamool Congress (TMC) seems to be deepening. According to sources, former close aide of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and TMC General Secretary Mukul Roy could be removed at a working committee meeting on Saturday. The TMC's working committee will be meeting on Saturday where a...
  • Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee denies that officers of Burn Standard were assaulted February 19, 2015

    Kolkata: The assault on two senior officials of Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) Burn Standard Ltd in Kolkata has got politicised with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee rubbishing the charge of manhandling while the BJP alleged that the law and order has worsened in the state. Banerjee said, "Livelihood of the...
  • RSS asks BJP to stress on organisation February 17, 2015

    Kolkata: Miffed over BJP's not up to the mark performance in the just concluded bypolls in Bengal, the RSS state leadership feels the party needs to stress on building up organisation by getting involved in mass movements based on burning issues in the state. "The results could have been much better...
  • Voting underway for by-elections to one Lok Sabha, one Assembly seats in West Bengal February 13, 2015

    Kolkata: Voting is underway on Friday for by-elections to one Lok Sabha and one Assembly constituencies in West Bengal amid tight security. Election Commission officials said that elaborate arrangements had been made for a free, fair and peaceful polling in the by-elections to the Bongaon (SC) Lok Sabha seat in North...
  • Delhi elections: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee appeals all to vote for AAP February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Thursday appealed to the people of Delhi to vote for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidates during the Assembly elections on February 7. In a tweet, Banerjee said, "Delhi elections on 7. My request to...
  • Saradha scam: TMC MP Srinjoy Bose quits party, Rajya Sabha a day after getting bail February 5, 2015

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress (TMC) and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suffered a big blow as MP and Saradha scam accused Srinjoy Bose resigned not only from the party but also from his Rajya Sabha seat. Bose was granted bail by a Kolkata court on Wednesday in the Saradha chit...
  • Mamata Banerjee thanks facebook friends for one million 'likes' January 10, 2015

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday thanked her Facebook fans as the number of 'likes' on her official page crossed the one million mark. "Thank you so much my Facebook friends! On last Sunday, my Facebook Page likes have crossed one million mark in number," she said in...
  • West Bengal attracted Rs 83,000 crore investment in our regime: TMC January 7, 2015

    Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's government is hosting over 500 Indian and global business leaders as part of the two-day West Bengal Global Business summit that begins on Wednesday. Ahead of the summit, West Bengal Finance Minster Amit Mitra has claimed that the state has already attracted Rs 83,000 crore...
  • WB: Man who slapped Mamata Banerjee's nephew charged with attempt to murder January 6, 2015

    Kolkata: The man who slapped West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew and Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee has been charged with attempt to murder. The West Bengal Police had on Monday identified the man as a Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh supporter. On Sunday, Debashish Acharya had slapped Abhishek Banerjee at...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 5, 2015

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay January 5, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: BSF jawan killed as Pakistan continues to violate the ceasefire January 5, 2015

    In a fresh ceasefire violation, Pakistan resorted to heavy firing on Monday in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir killing one Border Security Force (BSF) soldier. ...
  • Ponzi scam brought Trinamool Congress under scanner in West Bengal in 2014 December 23, 2014

    Kolkata: The ponzi scam became a major issue in West Bengal in 2014 giving sleepless nights to the ruling Trinamool Congress as many of its leaders came under the scanner and faced action. After the duping of hundreds of investors allegedly by the Saradha Group, owned by Sudipto Sen last...
  • CBI pressuring me to name Mamata in Saradha scam, claims Madan Mitra December 17, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal minister Madan Mitra, arrested in connection with the multi-crore rupee Saradha chit fund scam, on Tuesday accused the CBI of pressuring him to take the name of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the scam even as a city court denied him bail and extended his custody till...
  • Saradha scam: TMC workers burn Amit Shah's effigy in protest of Madan Mitra's arrest December 14, 2014

    Kolkata: Workers of the Trinamool Congress took to the streets on Sunday for the second consecutive day to protest against West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra'a arrest in the Saradha scam. Party workers burnt BJP chief Amit Shah's effigy in protest of the CBI action against Mitra. They held blockades in...
  • Saradha scam: BJP says Mamata Banerjee is pressing panic button December 13, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her 'political vendetta' charge over action in Saradha scam, saying she is pressing the 'panic button' and 'rattled' by the possibility that her 'own involvement' could come to light. "Dare does not matter. Sometimes I can say these are politically...
  • Saradha scam: Mamata Banerjee calls Madan Mitra's arrest as illegal, vendetta politics by Centre December 12, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday suffered a major setback with the arrest by CBI of her Cabinet colleague Madan Mitra in the multi-crore Saradha scam. An enraged Mamata defended Mitra and lashed out at the Centre calling the arrest as "unconstitutional, illegal and vendetta...