West Bengal government committed to ensure justice for all: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said that the state government is committed to frame good laws in order to ensure justice for all. On International Justice Day, Banerjee highlighted that 19 human rights courts have been set up in the state during the last eight years, since the Trinamool Congress came […]

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee speaks to Kumaraswamy over Karnataka crisis

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has asked Karnataka’s HD Kumaraswamy to hold his ground and not give in to the efforts of the BJP, sources said Thursday. Banerjee, stung by defections herself with several of the Trinamool Congress MPs and MLAs joining the BJP, dialled the Karnataka chief minister last evening and […]

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Bullet train concept not possible in India: Trinamool Congress

New Delhi: The bullet train concept is not possible in India and it is a “hoax” and a false promise of the government, the TMC Thursday said in the Lok Sabha. Participating in the debate in Lok Sabha on demand of grants for Railways, TMC member Sudip Bandyopadhyay said these can be called as high […]

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Trinamool Congress blames Bharatiya Janata Party for fake membership card bearing Mamata Banerjee’s name

New Delhi: The ruling Trinamool Congress 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. The TMC will take strict and appropriate action against the culprits behind the act to malign the image of Banerjee, party secretary general Partha […]

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Trinamool Congress opposes Aadhaar legislation

New Delhi: The Trinamool Congress Thursday opposed amendments to the Aadhaar law, saying it lacks transparency and strikes at the very heart of individual privacy. Participating in the debate on The Aadhaar and other Services (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in Lok Sabha, Mahua Moitra said the bill speaks of a regulator which will govern various provisions. […]

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One Killed, Four Injured as Bengal Simmers Again After Bharatiya Janata Party-Trinamool Congress Supporters Clash in Bhatpara

New Delhi: Bombs were hurled and several rounds of bullets fired in the air by the members of the two groups near a newly constructed police station. One person was killed and four others injured in Bhatpara area of West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district as clashes broke out between Trinamool Congress and BJP supporters […]

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Two people Killed in Crude Bomb Attack in West Bengal’s Kankinara

New Delhi: On Saturday, clashes between workers and supporters of the Trinamool Congress and the BJP in Sandeshkhali led to three deaths. Two people were killed and four injured in an explosion in West Bengal’s Kankinara in North 24 Parganas district, which was rocked by clashes during the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections. Locals said […]

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West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi Meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi

New Delhi: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday amid incidents of political violence in the state over which the Home Ministry has issued an advisory to the state government. Tripathi told reporters before the meeting that it was a courtesy call as he had not called on the […]

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1 dead, 10 injured in explosion in Nagerbazar, Kolkata

KOLKATA: One person died and more than 10 persons have been reportedly injured in the explosion that took place at in Kolkata’s Nagerbazar. The injured have been rushed to the state-run R G Kar Medical College and Hospital. The building in which the blast took place also houses a Trinamool Congress party office. The office was used by the chairman […]

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West Bengal to change name of state to ‘Bangla’

Kolkata: The West Bengal Assembly unanimously passed a resolution on Thursday to change the state’s name to Bangla. However, the change in name will only happen once the home ministry approves the resolution. The move follows months of back-and-forth between the state and Centre over the proposal. The Centre had earlier turned down the state […]

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