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Mamata Banerjee writes to Opposition leaders to unite against BJP, Cong’s Adhir Ranjan says she can’t be trusted

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday wrote a letter to all non-BJP Opposition parties, calling upon them to unite against BJP. In her letter, she expressed concern over direct attacks on the country’s institutional democracy by the ruling BJP. “Central agencies such as the ED, CBI, Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) and the...

Video shows TMC MLA Naren Chakraborty threatening BJP supporters

Kolkata: The political crisis for Trinamool Congress has been fuelled further with one of its MLAs, Naren Chakraborty, reportedly threatening West Bengal residents against voting for BJP on a purported video. The video was shared by BJP Bengal’s co-in-charge and IT cell chief Amit Malviya on Tuesday. The TMC MLA was seen and heard in...

West Bengal BJP MPs to meet PM Modi on Wednesday

Meeting comes in wake of ruckus in WB Assembly over Birbhum violence   New Delhi: Members of Parliament from West Bengal will be meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over breakfast on Wednesday. Their meeting comes after the ruckus in the West Bengal over the violence in Birbhum. Eight persons, including women and children, were killed...

Ruckus in West Bengal Assembly over Birbhum violence; 5 BJP MLAs suspended

TMC, BJP MLAs fight over Birbhum violence Kolkata: The West Bengal Assembly witnesse a major ruckus on Wednesday when MLAs of the ruling Trinamool Congress and Opposition BJP clashed in the House. The Speaker suspended five BJP MLAs, including leader of Opposition in the Assembly Suvendu Adhikari, until further notice. The fight reportedly began following...

Outrage over Mahua Moitra’s ‘Jain boy’ comment; Rupani demands apology

New Delhi/Rajkot: Trinamool Congress MP in Lok Sabha Mahua Moitra’s comment related to closure of non-veg stalls in Ahmedabad triggered a massive outrage from the Jain community, with several demanding an apology from her. On Saturday, former Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, who is also from the community, tweeted, “I strongly condemn the statement made...

Mamata Banerjee issued court summons over national anthem insult case

Mumbai: A Metropolitan Magistrate Court in Mumbai has issued summons to West Bengal Chief Minister in connection with a case filed against her for allegedly insulting the national anthem. During a visit to Mumbai last year, Mamata Banerjee had attended a public function. There, she began to sing the national anthem while still sitting on...

NCP in talks with Congress, TMC for alliance in Goa, says Sharad Pawar

Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party is in talks with Congress and Trinamool Congress for an alliance in Goa, said NCP chief Sharad Pawar. He shared the information at a press conference in Mumbai ahead of Assembly elections in five states. NCP, Congress and TMC are in talks for an alliance in Goa, he said, adding that...

Goa: Sitting MLA Aleixo Reginaldo joins TMC day after quitting Congress

Grand Old Party’s presence in Goa Assembly down from 17 seats to 2 Panaji: Three-time Congress MLA from Goa’s Curtorim, Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Tuesday, a day after resigning from the Grand Old Party. Ironically, Lourenco’s exit comes just four days after he was named the party’s candidate from Curtorim...

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...