Amid growing turbulence, Sukanta Majumdar, the state unit president of the BJP in West Bengal, dissolved all departments and cells on Friday night.
The Trinamool Congress is seeking a court-monitored probe into the alleged large-scale violence in Tripura Municipal polls where even candidates weren't allowed to poll and media wasn't given unhindered access.
"The TMC family is complete. Ashok Tanwar is not alone. I have told him to begin work and he will visit both Kolkata and Goa. He will go to Haryana and travel the state. We have to all work together and even I want to go to Haryana": Mamata Banerjee
The four-hour-long protest in front of the MHA saw both TMC legislators, from both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, raising slogans against the home minister and the prime minister over their silence on the violence in the northeastern state.
Veteran TMC leader Amit Mitra, who has been handling the state exchequer since 2011, will have to step down as he didn’t contest the election this time.
The development takes place three days ahead West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s maiden visit to Goa
As TMC goes for the kill, BJP faces tough challenge in retaining two seats vacated by sitting Lok Sabha MPs
The ruling BJP feels that entry of more parties in the fray will come to its advantage as they will cause division of opposition’s votes.
According to its Election Expenditure Statement submitted to the Election Commission, The DMK in Tamil Nadu spent over Rs 114.14 crore in electioneering.
Sushmita Dev is likely to get elected unopposed. West Bengal BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari tweeted about this decision.
With his unexpected move, Babul Supriyo has become the first BJP Lok Sabha MP to switch over to the TMC.
Over the past couple of months, reports of incidents of political violence on the supporters of the TMC and the CPI(M) in Tripura has frequently made headlines in the media in West Bengal and Tripura.
A lawyer and BJP's state youth wing leader, Tibrewal is pitted against Trinamool Congress head and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the Bhawanipur bypoll seat. Banerjee has to get elected by November 5 to retain her chief minister's post.
Sonia Gandhi Friday held virtual meeting with the leaders of 19 political parties including the chief ministers of some Opposition-ruled states.
Mamata Banerjee alleged that the questions were prepared at the "BJP party office" and undermined the impartiality of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
The report has named Opposition MPs for allegedly indulging in unruly behaviour and clashing with the security personnel
An alliance of regional parties led by Mamata Banerjee is in making to unseat BJP from power at Centre in 2024, said Akhil Gogoi.
All 14 arrested AITC youth leaders were granted bail by the Khowai court.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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