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Parliament: Congress, TMC corner Narendra Modi government over Covid-19 handling

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress and Trinamool Congress, the two largest opposition parties in the country, on Wednesday attempted to corner the Narendra Modi government over its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic in Parliament's upper house, Rajya Sabha.

Kolkata taxi driver harasses Mimi Chakraborty, arrested

Kolkata/IBNS: A taxi driver was arrested here on Tuesday for allegedly harassing and making lewd comments at actress-parliamentarian Mimi Chakraborty while she was travelling in her car.

Umar Khalid arrest: All proceedings must be as per law, none should be victimised, says Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/IBNS: Reacting to the arrest of former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid in connection with the Delhi riots, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said all proceedings must be in accordance with law but no one should be victimised.

TMC MP's personal comment on FM Sitharaman triggers criticism in Parliament; BJP demands apology

New Delhi/IBNS: BJP has demanded an unconditional apology from All India Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy who made a personal comment in Parliament during the monsoon session which began today.

West Bengal: TMC appoints Dinesh Trivedi as party's Hindi Cell chairman

Kolkata/IBNS: With a few months to go for the state polls, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday appointed its veteran leader Dinesh Trivedi as the chairman of its West Bengal unit's Hindi cell.

No Question Hour in West Bengal Assembly's monsoon session, TMC govt accused of 'double standard'

Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress (TMC), which has been leading the protest against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government's move to cancel the Question Hour in the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament, is set to practice the same in its own-ruled state West Bengal.

After row over Parliament's 'Question Hour', govt allows written responses

New Delhi/IBNS: Hours after a huge cry by the Oppositions over the scrapping of 'Question Hour' in the Parliament, the government has said it would allow "unstarred questions" which means written questions can be made that will receive written responses.

Opposition attacks BJP government over its 'No Question Hour' move in Parliament

New Delhi/IBNS: Several opposition parties have slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Centre after the ruling dispensation decided to cancel the "Question Hour" in the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament amid Covid-19.

Two heavyweight opposition leaders join Trinamool Congress in Bengal

Kolkata/UNI: The Trinamool Congress today announced the joining of two heavyweight Opposition leaders, Shankar Narayan Singh Deo and Chanchal Maitra, in Purulia District.

West Bengal: BJP MLA Tushar Kanti Bhattacharya returns to TMC

Kolkata/IBNS: In another setback for the saffron party ahead of the 2021 assembly polls, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from West Bengal's Bishnupur, Tushar Kanti Bhattacharya, returned to his former party Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Friday.

Speculations rife over Sovan Chatterjee's return to TMC, BJP leader Arvind Menon calls on him

Kolkata/UNI: With speculations rife over former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee's comeback to his former party Trinamool Congress (TMC), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s national leader Arvind Menon called on him late last night and held a closed door meeting for hours.

Enforcement Directorate sends notice to 5 TMC leaders and suspended IPS officer in Narada Scam

Kolkata/UNI/IBNS: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has served notices to five leaders of the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and suspended IPS officer SMH Mirza in connection with its ongoing probe into Narada sting operation asking them to furnish details of their accounts as well as of the family members, sources in the Central economic intelligence agency said on Monday.

Shashi Tharoor, Mahua Moitra, BJP MP Nishikant Dubey exchange heated words over talks to summon Facebook

New Delhi/IBNS: Two opposition party MPs on Tuesday engaged themselves into a heated war of words with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Nishikant Dubey over the talks to summon social networking site Facebook for allegedly ignoring hate speeches posted by the ruling saffron outfit.

West Bengal: BJP worker found murdered in Khanakul during National Flag hoisting

Kolkata/IBNS: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker was found murdered at Khanakul Natipur-2, Doulatchak village in West Bengal on the occasion of India's 74th Independence Day on Saturday.

Chandrasekhar Kundu joins Trinamool

Kolkata/UNI: Social activist Chandrasekhar Kundu joined the Trinamool Congress in the presence of West Bengal Higher Education Minister and party Secretary-general Partha Chatterjee at Trinamool Bhavan today.