P Chidambaram’s arrest depressing:West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the arrest of P Chidambaram was “depressing” and alleged that the judiciary was not coming to the help of a “crying” democratic system. In her first reaction after Chidambaram’s arrest on Wednesday evening, Banerjee quoted Rabindranath Tagore and said the “message of justice is […]

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee pays tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his first death anniversary

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday paid her tribute to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his first death anniversary. The Trinamool Congress chief, who had served as the railway minister in Vajpayee-led cabinet, urged people to bear in mind his principles of ‘insaniyat (humanism), jamhooriyat (democracy) and kashmiriyat (inclusive […]

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Trinamool Congress will strongly oppose bill to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir:West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister on Tuesday said her party, the Trinamool Congress, will strongly oppose the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill that proposes to bifurcate the state into two union territories. Banerjee also said the Centre should have consulted all political parties before coming to a decision to scrap Constitutional provisions that accorded […]

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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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