Trinamool Congress

  • Bengal tea garden crisis: The onus lies on the Mamata government, says BJP MP July 28, 2014

    The shutting down of five tea gardens in West Bengal has pushed workers to the brink of desperation. Some have been forced to make do with just Rs 15 per day. Some NGOs reporting that 100 people have died of malnutrition. Darjeeling MP and BJP Leader SS Ahluwalia told CNN-IBN...
  • TMC MP's 'rape as revenge' comment: Should Mamata sack Tapas Pal? July 1, 2014

    In a very insensitive statement, Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal on Monday threatened to rape and murder women members of the Opposition. Addressing party workers, Pal said, "If CPM tries to kill and intimidate our workers here, I will not spare them. I will ask our boys to go and...
  • Watch: Mamata refuses to comment on Tapas Pal, says party spokesperson will comment July 1, 2014

    There is increasing anger against one of Bengal's most popular actors and Trinamool Congress Parliamentarian Tapas Pal for his outrageous comment that he will send boys to rape CPM women. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has refused to react, but the TMC has sought an explanation from the MP...
  • Watch: Reactions from Kolkata on Tapas Pal's rape remark July 1, 2014

    All eyes are on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as to whether she will sack party MP Tapas Pal for threatening to get CPIM women raped as political retribution. ...
  • TMC MP Tapas Pal's rape remark invites criticism June 30, 2014

    Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal's rape remark has invited criticism from all the political parties and other noted faces in the society. ...
  • Watch: Moon Moon Sen and her daughters cast their votes in Bengal May 12, 2014

    Trinamool Congress candidate Moon Moon Sen cast her vote in South Kolkata along with her daughters Rea and Raima Sen in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Monday, May 12. ...
  • TMC will be the third largest party in Lok Sabha 2014: Derek O'Brien May 12, 2014

    Trinamool Congress MP Derek O'Brien, who voted in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections in South Kolkata in West Bengal on Monday, is confident of his party performing well in the elections. ...
  • Watch: Heated arguments between TMC, CPM workers in West Midnapore May 7, 2014

    TMC workers stopped CPI sitting MP Prabhod Panda's car in West Midnapore and agitated over a poster on Panda's car. Meanwhile, opposition parties alleged booth capturing and rigging by the TMC in Garbeta in West Bengal. ...
  • WB: Tough competition between BJP, TMC in Sreerampur April 30, 2014

    The BJP has fielded musician-turned-politician Bappi Lahiri in Sreerampur where he faces the incumbent Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee. ...
  • TMC rattled by support for Modi in Bengal: BJP April 28, 2014

    Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien's 'butcher of Gujarat' remark against Narendra Modi has created a row, with the BJP hitting back, saying that the TMC was rattled by the huge support for Modi in West Bengal. ...
  • Can Bhaichung Bhutia score for the Trinamool Congress from Darjeeling? April 17, 2014

    Trinamool Congress has fielded former Indian soccer captain Bhaichung Bhutia from Darjeeling constituency in West Bengal. In an interview to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Bhutia talks about the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and his constituency. ...
  • Howrah gangrape case: CPM alleges the incident was planned February 7, 2014

    In Howrah, West Bengal, two women were allegedly gangraped by seven men, led by a Trinamool Congress leader. CPM leader Mohammed Salim on Friday alleged that the incident was planned before. ...
  • Expect ruckus over Telangana bill in Parliament session: BJP, TMC February 3, 2014

    The Trinamool Congress's Sudip Bandopadhyay and the BJP's Sushma Swaraj have expressed reservations on whether the House will be allowed to function amidst the chaos over the Telangana Bill. ...
  • Want to work for Bengal, reports of joining Trinamool wrong: Azharuddin January 29, 2014

    Cricketer-turned-Congress MP Mohd Azharuddin on Tuesday announced that he will fight the Lok Sabha polls from West Bengal. He, however, denied that he was joining the Trinamool Congress or the Left. ...
  • Sexual harassment case: Justice Ganguly must quit WB HRC, says TMC December 2, 2013

    The TMC is demanding that retired Supreme Court Justice AK Ganguly resigns from the post of West Bengal Human Rights Commission in view of the sexual harassment allegations against him by a law intern. Justice Ganguly has so far consistently denied harassing the woman and said that he is innocent. ...
  • Watch: TMC rejects PM's offer of alliance with Congress September 8, 2013

    Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien has rejected the Prime Minister's offer for a possible Congress-TMC alliance for the 2014 polls. The Prime Minister had said that there are no permanent enemies or friends in politics. ...
  • TMC wins WB panchayat polls, Derek says party has passed the test July 30, 2013

    The Trinamool Congress has swept the West Bengal panchayat polls by registering win in 13 of the 17 districts. TMC leader Derek O'Brien said it is a resounding victory for the party and it has passed the test. ...
  • TMC sweeps WB panchayat election, CPM says poll was rigged July 30, 2013

    The West Bengal Chief Minister has already claimed victory saying the Trinamool Congress won despite conspiracies by both the Congress and the state election commission. ...
  • Will rise of a Third Front of non-Congress, non-BJP leaders spell doom for India? June 12, 2013

    Several regional parties such as the TMC, the BJD and the AIADMK have declared that the time has come for a Third Front of non-Congress and NON-BJP parties to emerge. ...
  • Country will lose its senior most politician if Advani resigns: TMC June 11, 2013

    Trinamool Congress leader Saugata Roy said that if LK Advani retires and leave active politics, the country will lose its senior most politician. BJP must try and get him not to resign. Advani on Monday resigned from all party posts just a day after party President Rajnath Singh made Gujarat...
  • News 360: India asks Pak to release Sarabjit Singh April 29, 2013

    India on Monday formally asked Pakistan to release Sarabjit Singh, the death row convict, whose condition remains critical after he was brutally assaulted in a Pakistani jail. ...
  • SFIO probing firms involved in WB chit fund scam: Sachin Pilot April 29, 2013

    The Centre is investigating the West Bengal chit fund schemes with the Corporate Affairs Ministry setting up a special panel. ...
  • Chit fund scam: Pressure mounts on TMC govt as one more investor commits suicide April 27, 2013

    Meanwhile, TMC MP Kunal Ghosh, one of the two accused of blackmailing Saradha group promoter Sudipta Sen, has offered to resign if he is told to do so. ...
  • Ready to face probe, resign from Parliament: TMC MP Kunal Ghosh April 27, 2013

    Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Kunal Ghosh, one of the two accused of blackmailing Saradha group promoter Sudipta Sen, has offered to resign if he is told to do so. ...
  • Don't remember to have named companies in letter to President: TMC MP April 26, 2013

    Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul had pointed towards the inaction over rising chit fund scams in West Bengal. In the letter dated 2010, the Trinamool Congress MP had asked the Centre to control the growth of ponzi schemes in the state. ...
  • News 360: TMC, Congress trade charges over WB chit fund scam April 25, 2013

    It isn't just the TMC but the Congress too that has to answer questions in the West Bengal chit fund controversy. ...
  • WB chit fund scam: Chidambaram's wife under scanner, Cong feels the heat April 25, 2013

    It isn't just the TMC, but the Congress too that has to answer questions in the West Bengal chit fund controversy. ...
  • Can TMC wash its hands off the Bengal chit fund scam? April 24, 2013

    The Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Left traded charges against each other over the chit fund scam in West Bengal on Wednesday. ...
  • WB chit fund scam: Saradha chief Sudipta Sen's letter makes things murkier April 24, 2013

    Arrested kingpin of the Saradha group chit fund scam, Sudipta Sen has made explosive claims in a letter he wrote to the CBI before fleeing. ...
  • News 360: Mamata announces Rs 500 cr relief to chit fund scam victims April 24, 2013

    Allegations of the involvement of Trinamool Congress leaders in the Saradha group chit fund scam have hit the West Bengal government hard. ...