Election 2019 : Central Forces ‘Intimidating’ Voters, Alleges TMC as BJP Urges EC to Extend Their Stay in Bengal

New Delhi: The Trinamool Congress on Sunday alleged that the central forces were “brutally torturing” and “intimidating” voters in West Bengal and acting as per orders of BJP leaders. In a statement, Trinamool Congress lawmaker Derek O’ Brien said Bengal wants peaceful polling, which BJP doesn’t. “Today, in Bengal, central forces are brutally torturing and […]

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Amit Shah Said : ‘ TMC behind violence in Kolkata, not BJP ‘

New Delhi : BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday accused West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress of indulging in violence in the state and alleged that the Election Commission has been a “mute spectator”. Addressing a press conference here, Shah also said he would not have escaped unhurt without CRPF protection when his convoy was allegedly […]

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Election 2019 : BJP demands repoll in Bengal’s Barrackpore constituency

New Delhi :Accusing the ruling TMC in West Bengal of unleashing “violence” on its voters, the BJP Monday demanded a repoll in Barrackpore Lok Sabha constituency. Union minister Prakash Javadekar accused Trinamool Congress “goons” of booth-capturing and not letting BJP voters cast their votes by resorting to threats and violence. At a press conference, he […]

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Election 2019: Mamata invokes Sepoy Mutiny for her oust Modi campaign

New Delhi : Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday invoked the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 to draw a parallel with the efforts by her Trinamool Congress to dislodge the Narendra Modi government in the ongoing parliamentary polls. “Sepoy Mutiny was the first uprising against the British in India. Now the […]

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ELECTION 2019 : TMC’s 40 MLAs in touch with him, claims Modi

New Delhi : Making a sensational claim in the middle of the general election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said 40 TMC MLAs were in touch with him and will desert their party once the BJP wins the poll. He also accused TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee of nepotism, insisting she wants to politically establish her […]

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TMC Attacks BJP in Poll Song : ‘India Weeping Due to Hindu Conspiracy, But Peace Resides in Bengal’

New Delhi : The TMC released the party’s official election song on Thursday which lasts for about two and a half minute. The song targets the BJP’s “divisive politics and hate mongering” across the country, while referring to Bengal as the “land of peace.” The opening line of the song goes as, “Humanity is shedding […]

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Lynching Cases: LS adjourns briefly as TMC,BJP lock horns in WB

New Delhi: Members of Trinamool Congress and BJP today indulged in heated exchanges in the Lok Sabha over alleged lynching of four women in West Bengal, forcing Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to adjourn the proceedings briefly. During Zero Hour, BJP member Kirit Somaiya raised the issue of alleged lynching of people, including women, in West Bengal and […]

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RS adjourned for 90 mins following TMC protests over black money

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was today adjourned for about 90 minutes following noisy protests by members of the Trinamool Congress, who stormed the Well demanding that black money stashed by Indians in Swiss Banks be brought back. The protests erupted during the Question Hour when TMC member Sukhendu Sekhar Roy sought to know from Finance […]

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Mamata to visit Delhi to invite Oppn leaders for federal front rally

New Delhi: TMC chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will visit Delhi for three days next week to personally invite opposition leaders to the “federal front” rally she plans to hold in January in Kolkata, party sources said today. Banerjee is scheduled to arrive in Delhi on July 31. During her previous visits to […]

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Rahul Gandhi meets WB leaders to discuss on way forward for 2019

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today held individual meetings with senior party leaders from West Bengal to hear their views on strengthening the state unit and on the way forward ahead of the Lok Sabha polls next year, amid reports of deep fissures in the unit over electoral tie-up. The West Bengal unit of the […]

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