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Congress not an effective opposition, says Mukul Sangma

Former Meghalaya CM and Congress MLA Mukul Sangma joined Trinamool Congress with 11 other MLAs Shillong: The buzz about former Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma’s disappointment with the Congress has turned out to be true. He joined the Trinamool Congress, taking with him 11 other Congress MLAs. They resigned formally from Congress on Wednesday night....

Blow for Congress in Meghalaya: Mukul Sangma, 11 other MLAs join TMC

New Delhi: Trinamool Congress’s gain is Congress’s loss. And a big one at that. The latest blow to the Grand Old Party comes in Meghalaya where former Chief Minister Mukul Sangma and 11 other Congress MLAs are making the shift to TMC. Considering that Congress has a total of 17 MLAs in the state, this...

Won’t tolerate bullying by Delhi, says Mamata Banerjee in Goa

Panaji: The bullying by Delhi (Central government) will not be tolerated, said West Bengal Chief Minister and All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) chief Mamata Banerjee in Goa on Thursday. She was addressing a gathering of party workers at International Centre in Dona Paula in the coastal state where she is on a three-day tour. In...

Nafisa Ali joins Trinamool Congress in Goa ahead of 2022 Assembly polls

Panaji: Bollywood actress Nafisa Ali joined the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress in Goa on Friday. Along with her, Mrinalini Deshprabhu, too, joined the party. They are the latest to join the party in recent times. Recently, BJP MP and former singer Babul Supriyo and MLA Krishna Kalyani joined TMC in West Bengal. Nafisa Ali, who...

After Babul Supriyo, now BJP MLA Krishna Kalyani joins TMC

 Krishna Kalyani had resigned from BJP earlier this month Kolkata: Krishna Kalyani, the BJP MLA from Raiganj in West Bengal, has joined the All India Trinamool Congress, joining the list of leaders who made the switch since the TMC returned to power in the state in the Assembly elections held this year. “We extend a...

2 months after leaving BJP, Babul Supriyo to resign as MP

Now with TMC, Asansol MP Babul Supriyo will submit his resignation to LS Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday   Kolkata: Former Union minister Babul Supriyo, who had resigned from BJP and joined TMC, will now formally resign as a Member of Parliament. He will submit his resignation to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday,...

Meghalaya: Mukul Sangma, 13 other MLAs may quit Cong, join TMC, say sources

Mukul Sangma has rubbished the reports   Shillong: There is a strong buzz that veteran Congress leader and former Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma will leave Congress and join the Trinamool Congress in coming days. However, he has rubbished these reports, saying these are mere speculations. According to sources, Sangma and 13 other MLAs from...

BJP won’t field candidate against TMC’s Sushmita Dev in Rajya Sabha bypoll

The BJP on Monday announced that it will not field a candidate for the Rajya Sabha bypoll scheduled on October 4 in West Bengal, which essentially means that TMC leader Sushmita Dev will win the election unopposed. Notably, the Rajya Sabha seat turned vacant as TMC’s Manas Bhunia quit the Rajya Sabha after winning the...

Babul Supriyo’s exit won’t affect BJP, says Bengal BJP chief

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh has finally reacted to former Union minister and party leader Babul Supriyo joining the Trinamool Congress. Dilip Ghosh, who failed to drive the party to power in the Assembly polls despite a mega campaign spearheaded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has said that Babul Supriyo’s exit will not have...

Mamata Banerjee’s Bhabanipur bypoll nomination papers flawed, claims BJP

The BJP has filed a poll complaint against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for failing to disclose five FIRs lodged against her in her nomination papers for the Bhabanipur bypoll. The Trinamool Congress (TMC), however, has refuted the allegations. Notably, the September 30 bypoll is crucial for Mamata Banerjee to stay as CM of...

It’s official! BJP’s Priyanka Tibrewal to challenge Mamata Banerejee in Bhabanipur

Priyanka Tibrewal had joined BJP in August 2014 Kolkata: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday announced lawyer Priyanka Tibrewal as its candidate for the Bhabanipur by-elections on September 30. She will be pitted against West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee. The decision to field her was taken by the central election...

3 crude bombs hurled at BJP MP’s residence in Bengal

Unknown bike-borne miscreants on Wednesday hurled three crude bombs at BJP MP from Barrackpore Arjun Singh’s home at Jagatdal. Fortunately, the bombs landed near the gate of the parliamentarian’s residence and scarred it, but no one was injured in the incident. Arjun Singh was in Delhi when the incident happened, but his family members were...