New Delhi/IBNS: Luizinho Faleiro, the former Chief Minister of Goa who quit the Congress to join the Trinamool Congress this week, on Thursday said that it was poll strategist Prashant Kishor who had approached him for this camp change.
Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sushmita Dev was elected to Parliament’s upper house Rajya Sabha unopposed from West Bengal Monday.
New Delhi/Kolkata: Ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in several Indian states, political fever on India’s pioneering multilingual microblogging platform, Koo, has started gaining momentum.
Kolkata/IBNS: Putting an end to all speculations, the Congress party on Tuesday announced that it would not field a candidate against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the upcoming Bhawanipore bypoll from where she is contesting later this month.
Kolkata: The All-India Trinamool Congress (AITC) has set up an official account on Koo, the Indian microblogging and social networking platform available in Indian languages.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday filed its first charge sheet in a Delhi court in connection with its ongoing probe into a Bengal-based illegal coal mining and smuggling racket, officials said.
Kolkata/IBNS: After a thumping win in the West Bengal Assembly election, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) has extended its contract with election strategists Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC) to 2026, however, sans Prashant Kishore, media reports quoting sources said.
Kolkata/UNI: As the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) is heading for a third term victory in Bengal, leading in 206 of the 294 seats, rival BJP is yet to concede defeat as its spokesman Amit Malvia said the party will "wait till the end of 15 rounds of counting."
Kolkata/IBNS: A day before the eighth and final phase of West Bengal assembly poll, ex-CBI Additional Director and former state minister, Upendra Nath Biswas, on Wednesday resigned from the Trinamool Congress (TMC) party showing 'personal reasons', reports said.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress (TMC) will move the Supreme Court against the Election Commission of India after the West Bengal assembly polls to ensure free and fair elections in the future, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said, according to media reports.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday interrogated former West Bengal DGP, retired IPS Surajit Kar Purayakayastha, in connection with its ongoing probe into the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam, officials said.
Bishnupur/UNI: West BenPRAgal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday alleged Prime Minister Narendra Modi only talks big, makes false promises like crediting Rs 15 lakh to everyone's bank accounts but LPG prices touching roof:
"Why would we vote for an outsider who did not visit us for years," asks a middle-aged woman at Reapara in Nandigram Block 2 expressing her choice in no unclear terms.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Lok Janshakti Party has declared the name of candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in West Bengal.
Kolkata/IBNS: Cornering the Trinamool Congress in poll-bound West Bengal, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said corruption was taken to the next level by the ruling party.