Tag - Trinamool Congress

Ex-MP Mahua Moitra asked to ‘immediately’ vacate government bungalow


New Delhi: The Directorate of Estates, the department that manages and maintains the Central government's official and residential properties, has asked Trinamool Congress leader Mahua Moitra to vacate the government-allotted bungalow immediately. The bungalow had been allotted to her as a Member of Parliament (MP). However, since she was expelled from the Lok Sabha last...

ED summons leaked to malign image: Delhi CM Kejriwal


New Delhi: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on November 2 set up a confrontation with the Enforcement Directorate (ED) by issuing a strongly worded rebuttal, alleging that the latter's summons to him were leaked to select BJP leaders to malign "my image and reputation and has been issued at the behest of the ruling party". Calling...

Trinamool sweeps rural polls in WB, confident for 2024 LS elections


Kolkata: The ruling Trinamool Congress scripted a thumping victory in all the three tiers of the panchayat system in West Bengal which went to the polls on July 8. BJP finished a distant second in all the three tiers -- zilla parishad, panchayat samiti and gram panchayat. However, what will worry the saffron camp is the...

FIR against MP Mahua Moitra over remarks on Goddess Kali


Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Police registered a case against Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra for her controversial remarks on Goddess Kali. In the FIR registered by the Crime Branch in Bhopal, Moitra has been booked under Section 295A (outraging religious sentiments) of the India Penal Code. The development came after Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan condemned Moitra's...

Kolkata civic elections: Trinamool registers landslide victory


Kolkata: After registering an unprecedented victory winning 133 of the 144 seats in the Kolkata Municipal Corporation election this week, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee congratulated the people saying that the city will only show the way to the people of the country.   The Trinamool Congress registered a historic victory in the KMC election, winning 134 of...

BJP will be defeated across India in 2024: Mamata


New Delhi: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee claimed that the BJP will be defeated in the next Lok Sabha elections due in 2024. She talked about the Trinamool Congress’ win in the West Bengal Assembly elections and asserted that the saffron party will receive similar drubbing at the national level. "During the assembly polls, we...

Mamata attacked in Nandigram; in hospital


Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was injured during her campaigning in Nandigram, was seen with a plastered leg lying in a Kolkata hospital after Trinamool MP Abhishek Banerjee, who is also her nephew, shared the picture on Twitter.   "BJP4Bengal Brace yourselves to see the power of people of BENGAL on Sunday, May 2nd....

In Bengal, the BJP’s now-or-never moment


By Sandip Ghose As Narendra Modi addressed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s mega rally at the Brigade Parade Ground in Kolkata on Sunday afternoon, a Bengali TV channel was showing, on a split screen, chief minister (CM) Mamata Banerjee’s meeting in Siliguri.  When Modi raised the pitch on allegations of “cut money and syndicates” under the...

Shah, Nadda meet WB leaders to shortlist candidates


New Delhi: Initial discussion to shortlist names of the party candidates for the upcoming West Bengal Assembly polls started at BJP chief J.P. Nadda's residence on March 4. Senior leaders from the state, party in-charge and co-in-charge for West Bengal were attending the meeting. Union Home Minister Amit Shah also reached Nadda's residence. BJP national vice president...