BJP will win absolute majority in Goa Assembly polls and form government again, says Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday expressed confidence that the ruling BJP would win “absolute majority” in the Goa Assembly elections due in February next year and form the government in the state once again. He said the “double engine” of BJP governments – in Goa and at the Centre – would help in … 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

Bhabanipur by-poll: BJP’s Priyanka Tibrewal writes to HC over fear of violence after result declaration

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for Bhabanipur by-poll Priyanka Tibrewal has written to the Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court seeking preventive measures in case there is post-poll violence after results are declared on Sunday. In the letter, Priyanka Tibrewal has sought strict orders from the Kolkata Police to take all precautionary measures to prevent … 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

Will rectify mistakes, fight against ‘Talibanisation’ of Bengal: New state BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar

Newly appointed West Bengal BJP president Sukanta Majumdar on Tuesday vowed to fight against the “Talibanisation of the state” and asserted that the party would rectify its mistakes and emerge victorious in days to come. Refusing to attach much importance to the series of defections plaguing the saffron camp in the last few months, Majumdar … 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

Congress lost highest number of leaders to other parties since 2014, BJP big gainer: Report

The Congress has lost the highest number of its electoral candidates as well as MPs and MLAs to other parties in the past seven years with the BJP emerging as the biggest gainer since it came to power at the Centre in 2014, according to a report released on Thursday. A total of 222 electoral … Read more