If Congress can contest in Bengal, why can’t TMC fight in Goa: Mamata Banerjee

Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday lashed out at the political pushback against her party’s plans to expand outside of West Bengal, soon after the drubbing the TMC suffered at the hands of the BJP in the Tripura civic body polls. “I want to see BJP out of this country politically. If Congress…

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury writes to Mamata Banerjee, demands revision of Bengal Covid-19 toll

Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Sunday wrote to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee demanding her government to “revise” the Covid-19 death toll in the state with “immediate effect”. In the letter, Chowdhury alleged that the West Bengal government “has gone…

Former JD(U) MP Pavan Varma joins TMC in presence of Mamata Banerjee

Former Janata Dal (United) leader Pavan Varma has joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC). A former Rajya Sabha MP, Varma (68) is a diplomat-turned-politician who has authored several books and served as an advisor to Bihar CM Nitish Kumar with the rank of Cabinet minister. On Tuesday, the TMC took to Twitter to post a…

West Bengal Student Credit Card Scheme benefiting several students in the state

West Bengal Student Credit Card Scheme has been benefiting many students in the state. The Student Credit Card Scheme was launched by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to provide loans to students. Details here. Pritam Roy, son of a marginal farmer at Khandaghosh block in West Bengal’s East Burdwan district is…

West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee, two other TMC MLAs take oath

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was on Thursday administered the oath as a member of the state assembly by Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar. Banerjee, who won the Bhabanipur by-poll by a margin of 58,835 votes, a record for the seat, took the oath in Bengali. She needed to win the election to retain the chief…

Mamata Banerjee’s Big Election Test Today To Keep Top Post

Kolkata:  Over three lakh voters of Bhabanipur, a south Kolkata legislative constituency, will today seal the fate of Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee, who is looking to enter the state Assembly before the end of her six-month period of Chief Ministership-without-being-an-MLA. The over 12 hours of polling…

Bhabanipur: Mamata Banerjee returns to her bastion to retain CM’s seat

In 2011, when the Trinamool Congress ended the Left Front’s three-decades-long rule, Mamata Banerjee, who did not contest the polls then, had fallen back upon Bhabanipur constituency to retain the chief minister’s seat. Cut to 2021, she is coming back to her bastion in order to continue as the Chief…

Mamata Banerjee Tears Into UPSC For “BJP Question” On Bengal Poll Violence

Kolkata:  A question in a highly competitive exam for jobs in the central police forces has become another point of conflict between West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the centre. Ms Banerjee today alleged the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), which conducts national exams for civil and armed…

Govt snooped on my meetings with Prashant Kishor using Pegasus spyware: Mamata Banerjee

Intensifying her attack on the Modi government over the alleged hacking of phones of opposition leaders and journalists using Pegasus spyware, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday alleged that the government had put her meetings with poll strategist Prashant Kishor under surveillance. “I told…