Lakhimpur Kheri violence: ‘Killing Raj’ going on in UP, claims Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday attacked BJP governments at the Centre and Uttar Pradesh over the death of farmers during a protest , claiming that “autocracy” prevails in the country and “killing Raj” is going on in that state. Eight people were killed – four farmers were allegedly run over and four … Read more

Central government hatched conspiracies to remove TMC from power in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday alleged that the central government hatched conspiracies to remove TMC from power since the start of the elections. Banerjee’s remarks came a short while before the election commission announced her massive victory in the Bhabanipur Assembly constituency. “Since the elections started in West Bengal, … Read more

Low voter turnout recorded in high-voltage Bhabanipur by-poll seat

Low voter turnout was recorded in high-voltage Bhabanipur by-poll seat from the morning, amid triangular fight being witnessed between West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, BJP candidate Priyanka Tibrewal and CPI-M candidate Srijib Biswas. Polling took place in Murshidabad’s Samserganj and Jangipur. The high-profile assembly constituency of Bhabanipur recorded a polling percentage of 53.32 % … Read more

TMC planning to contest all 40 seats in Goa Assembly polls on its own: Luizinho Faleiro

A day after joining the Trinamool Congress (TMC), former Congress MLA Luizinho Faleiro on Thursday said the Mamata Banerjee-led party plans to contest all 40 seats in the next year’s Goa Assembly polls on its own, without forging any alliance. Talking to reporters during a press conference here, the former Goa chief minister also said … Read more

Guns come out on last day of Bhabanipur bypoll canvassing, Dilip Ghosh heckled by Trinamool supporters

On the last day of the election campaign for the Bhabanipur assembly seat bypoll on Monday, tension escalated in the south Kolkata area ahead of the September 30 elections, as Trinamool Congress supporters allegedly physically harassed former BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh while he was campaigning for Priyanka Tibrewal who is pitted against Mamata Banerjee. … Read more

West Bengal coal scam: TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee, his wife move Delhi HC challenging summons

Trinamool Congress national general secretary and Mamata Banerjee‘s nephew Abhishek Banerjee moved the Delhi High Court challenging Enforcement Directorate (ED) summons against him and his wife Rujira Banerjee in connection to alleged money laundering and coal scam. Abhishek Banerjee in his petition has also sought the Court’s direction to set aside and quashing the summons … Read more

Bhawanipur bypolls: TMC chalks out strategy to increase Mamata Banerjee’s poll margin

The Trinamool Congress leadership has chalked out a strategy with the aim to increase the poll margin of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, compared to Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay, who won from the Constituency with 28,000 votes in the recently concluded 2021 polls. Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay has vacated the seat for Mamata Banerjee. Following that line, the … Read more

Trinamool rally in Tripura on 22nd

Trinamool Congress leader Kunal Ghosh on Tuesday said the party will organise a massive rally in Tripura on September 22 and all Covid-19 guidelines will be followed. “This is our constitutional right. If the Tripura government tries to stop the AITC rally, the party will go to court and fight it legally,” he told reporters. … Read more

Bhabanipur bypoll: BJP still deciding candidate to field against Mamata Banerjee

The BJP leadership is in the process of selecting a candidate to field against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, a day after the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced the by-election date for Bhabanipur. The names of possible candidates doing the rounds are actor-turned politician Rudranil Ghosh, former governor Tathagata Roy and Dr Anirban Ganguly. In … Read more

Plea to seek directions to EC to disclose by-poll dates in West Bengal filed in Calcutta High Court

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Calcutta High Court on Friday seeking directions to the Election Commission to disclose dates for holding by-poll elections in those vacant assembly constituencies in West Bengal. The petition was filed by the petitioner, Advocate Rama Prashad Sarkar, and the matter has been listed to be … Read more