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Want to see Mamata Banerjee as Prime Ministerial candidate in 2024: Binay Tamang

Kolkata/UNI: Former Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) chairman and Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Binay Tamang, who joined the Trinamool Congress on Friday, said he wanted to see West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as the Prime Ministerial candidate in 2024.

TMC strongman Firhad Hakim to continue as Kolkata Mayor

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo, Mamata Banerjee, on Thursday picked her trusted lieutenant Firhad Hakim as the new Mayor of Kolkata.

After TMC's landslide win, Mamata Banerjee to pick Kolkata Mayor today

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will on Thursday pick Kolkata's new Mayor two days after her Trinamool Congress (TMC) registered a landslide victory in the city civic polls.

TMC stands nowhere in Goa race, says Kejriwal; Mamata's party hits back

Panaji/IBNS: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Trinamool Congress, the two anti-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) forces, have locked horns in the race to triumph over the saffron brigade in the upcoming state polls in Goa where assembly elections are due to be held early 2022.

West Bengal: At least 3 killed, dozens injured in Haldia IOC refinery fire

Kolkata/IBNS: A major fire broke out in an Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) refinery in Haldia in West Bengal's East Medinipur district on Tuesday afternoon, leaving at least three people dead and nearly 50 others injured, officials said.

Mamata's TMC sweeps Kolkata civic polls, BJP-Left-Cong restricted to single digit

Kolkata/IBNS: Maintaining its dominance over West Bengal politics, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Tuesday registered a landslide victory in Kolkata civic elections, which were marred by sporadic violence on the polling day, leaving the opposition parties in disarray.

Mamata Banerjee congratulates all candidates for KMC polls victory

Kolkata: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday congratulated her party candidates as the Trinamool Congress is on the verge of registering a victory in the Kolkata Municipal Corporation polls.

Former Goa Congress MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco joins TMC

Kolkata/IBNS: In a jolt to the grand old party, Goa lawmaker Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco on Tuesday joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC), a day after deserting the Congress.

TMC set to sweep violence-marred Kolkata civic polls, Opposition languishes in single digit

Kolkata/IBNS: Consolidating its position in West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) has swept the violence-marred Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) Elections 2021, which was held last Sunday.

Former Goa Congress MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco set to join TMC

Kolkata/IBNS: Former Congress MLA in Goa, Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco, is all set to join the Trinamool Congress (TMC), IBNS has learnt.

Bengal Guv Dhankhar questions allocation of funds to Maa Canteen, seeks information; TMC hits back

Kolkata/IBNS: Triggering a fresh faceoff with the West Bengal government, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday questioned the allocation of funds to "Maa Canteen", a community kitchen which was launched by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ahead of the 2021 assembly elections.

West Bengal: Jagdeep Dhankhar calls upon Bengal CS to make available entire record leading to issuance of July 26 notification regarding Pegasus Inquiry Panel

Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has called upon State Chief Secretary H K Dwivedi to make available the entire record leading to the issuance of July 26 notification regarding Pegasus Inquiry Panel, precisely also reflecting the formation of ‘opinion’ by Governor in the matter latest by Dec 18.

TMC releases manifesto for upcoming Kolkata Municipal Corporation polls, makes 10 promises

Kolkata/IBNS: The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC), which swept the assembly elections earlier this year, is back in the race to continue with its uninterrupted two-term stint in the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), which will go to polls on Dec 19.

Goa assembly polls: Ahead of Priyanka Gandhi's visit, more Congress leaders leave party

Panaji/IBNS: Ahead of  Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's visit to Goa several leaders quit the party, leaving it in the lurch as Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool and Arvind Kejriwal's AAP battle to replace it as the de facto opposition party the state, media reports said.

Mamata Banerjee slams Mahua Moitra in public over factionalism within party

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday expressed her displeasure over the party's leadership in Nadia and growing factionalism within the party ranks in the district.