• Former TMC MP Tapas Pal passes away

    Politics | February 18, 2020 14:03 IST

    Former Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal passed away in Mumbai due to cardiac arrest on early morning of February 18. TMC MP died at the age of 61. He acted in number of Bengali films.

  • 6 injured in clash between BJP and TMC in WB's Asansol

    News | February 06, 2020 12:57 IST

    Six people including one female were injured in a political clash between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers over construction of a BJP office in West Bengal's Asansol.

  • WB governor shown black flags on way to event in Murshidabad

    West Bengal governor shown black flags on way to event in Murshidabad

    India | November 20, 2019 14:09 IST

    The governor, who was on his way to Domkal Girls College to inaugurate a newly constructed building there, was asked to "go back" and shown black flags by some people flanking the road, through which his convoy was passing, police said

  • Nusrat Jahan in ICU, family dismisses 'rumours' (Lead)

    TMC MP Nusrat Jahan 'stable and conscious' in hospital

    India | November 18, 2019 20:06 IST

    Jahan was taken to the hospital around 9.30 p.m. on Sunday night with problems of breathing. "She is stable and conscious," a source said, adding she would be discharged in the next few hours

  • Trinamool MLA Sabyasachi joins BJP

    Trinamool MLA Sabyasachi joins BJP

    Politics | October 01, 2019 16:28 IST

    Sabyasachi Dutta, who represents the Rajarhat-New Town constituency in the state Assembly, took the party flag from state BJP President Dilip Ghosh before Shah draped him with a scarf.

  • BJP man accused of Trinamool activist's murder found dead

    BJP man accused of Trinamool activist's murder found dead

    India | July 28, 2019 23:04 IST

    The body of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker, accused in the murder of a Trinamool Congress activist, was recovered from a canal in Hooghly district's Goghat on Sunday, police said. The body of Kashinath Ghosh, 45, who was missing since the last few days, was fished out from a canal at Kota village of Goghat, about 90 km west of Kolkata, police said.

  • West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

    'Didi' working on rejuvenating party

    India | July 25, 2019 13:25 IST

    Days after her Trinamool Congress suffered huge reverses in the Lok Sabha polls, a visibly distraught West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had promised to "take care of my party".

  • Parliament

    Government passing bills in Parliament without scrutiny, send RTI amendment bill to select panel: TMC

    India | July 24, 2019 12:16 IST

    The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Wednesday demanded that the RTI amendment bill be sent to a select panel and alleged that the government was passing bills in Parliament without any "scrutiny".

  • mamata banerjee

    Mamata Banerjee to hold 'Martyrs Day' rally today, accuses BJP of foulplay

    India | July 21, 2019 10:30 IST

    Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee has accused the BJP-led Central government of trying to foil her party's 'Martyrs Day' rally on Sunday by operating only 30 per cent of the trains usually run on other Sundays. Talking to reporters after visiting the venue of the rally to take stock of the preparations, Banerjee said every party has the right to host rallies and programmes and that should not be taken away.

  • Parno Mittra among 12 Bengali TV stars join BJP in Delhi

    Big blow to Trinamool Congress! 12 Bengali TV stars join BJP in Delhi

    Politics | July 18, 2019 21:01 IST

    In a major setback for West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee, several Bengali actors, including Parno Mittra, joined the BJP in Delhi on Thursday.

  • BJP, TMC clash in Bongaon over no-confidence motion in

    BJP, TMC clash in Bongaon over no-confidence motion in civic body

    India | July 16, 2019 19:02 IST

    Members of the ruling Trinamool Congress and the BJP clashed in Bongaon in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal Tuesday over a no-confidence motion in the civic body, police said.

  • TMC blames BJP for fake membership card bearing Mamata's

    TMC blames BJP for fake membership card bearing Mamata's name

    India | July 09, 2019 22:36 IST

    The ruling Trinamool Congress on Tuesday slammed the BJP for allegedly engineering the circulation in the social media a fake membership card bearing the name of its supremo Mamata Banerjee.

  • Sabyasachi Dutta 

    Drama continues over Trinamool dissident Sabyasachi

    India | July 09, 2019 7:23 IST

    The nearly four-month-long drama over Bidhannagar Mayor and Trinamool Congress dissident leader Sabyasachi Dutta seemed headed towards a climax with the party clipping his wings and asking him to quit its fold, besides dubbing the leader as "Mir Jafar", empowering the municipal corporation's deputy mayor to take over most of the mayoral responsibilities.

  • Birbhum Blast: Second blast in Bengal's Birbhum in 5 days,

    Second blast in Bengal's Birbhum in 5 days, none injured

    India | July 05, 2019 7:16 IST

    Birbhum Blast: A massive blast occurred at a primary health centre building on Thursday in West Bengal's Birbhum district but there was no report of any casualty, police said. The severity of the blast was such that the roof and wall of one side of the building at Labhpur were blown away. Two rooms were reduced to rubble.

  • Mahua Moitra responded on charges that her maiden speech in

    Speech came from heart: Mahua Moitra responds to plagiarism charges | Watch

    India | July 03, 2019 19:04 IST

    "Plagiarism is when one does not disclose one's source. I had mentioned categorically in my speech was the poster from the Holocaust Museum created by the political scientist Dr Laurence W Brit pointing out the 14 signs of early fascism. I found seven signs relevant to India and spoke at length about each of them," Mahua Moitra said, in a statement.

  • Image for representation

    Heckled by BJP workers, car vandalized, says Trinamool MLA

    India | June 30, 2019 21:40 IST

    "I had a planned Janasanyog Yatra (public relation program) and was on the way to the venue at Sitalkuchi. Some BJP supporters blocked my way and started shouting slogans telling me to 'go back'. They heckled me when I countered them and vandalized my car," he said.

  • Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan

    Mimi supports friend Nusrat's lifestyle choices

    India | June 30, 2019 19:19 IST

    "I have supported and will support my friend whether she wears vermilion or bangles. One must respect one's personal life. In fact, we were trolled for even donning jeans. Women should be given respect and we represent the country," she said.

  • Representational image

    Trinamool leader Dilip Ram shot dead in Bengal's Hoogly

    India | June 29, 2019 16:15 IST

    A Trinamool Congress leader was shot dead at a railway station in West Bengal's Hoogly district on Saturday morning.

  • Mamata Banerjee

    Mamata urges Congress, CPI-M to join hands with her against BJP

    Politics | June 27, 2019 0:03 IST

    The Chief Minister, however, clarified that she was not suggesting that the three parties need to join hands politically.

  • Obscene dance marks Trinamool celebration, 3 arrested

    Obscene dance marks Trinamool celebration, 3 arrested

    India | June 26, 2019 19:03 IST

    Three Trinamool Congress supporters have been arrested after a video of obscene dance and display of vulgarity in public surfaced during a celebration in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, the police said on Wednesday.

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