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Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha likely to adjourn sine die tomorrow, says PTI
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Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha likely to adjourn sine die tomorrow, says PTI

Parliament LIVE Updates: Speaker Om Birla has extended the Lok Sabha proceedings till 10 pm today. The House is taking up the Zero Hour now

'Vote for AAP': TMC national spokesperson Derek O'Brien tweets video endorsing Arvind Kejriwal's party for upcoming Delhi Assembly polls
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'Vote for AAP': TMC national spokesperson Derek O'Brien tweets video endorsing Arvind Kejriwal's party for upcoming Delhi Assembly polls

TMC has thrown its weight behind the AAP for the Delhi polls, with its national spokesperson Derek O' Brien on Thursday uploading a video endorsing not just Arvind Kejriwal but all AAP candidates.

Lok Sabha election results: Ruckus around EVM 'tampering' drowned out by 2019 Narendra Modi wave
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Lok Sabha election results: Ruckus around EVM 'tampering' drowned out by 2019 Narendra Modi wave

Even as a second Narendra Modi wave sweeps across the nation on counting day 2019, silence has broken out in the Opposition about Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) ‘tampering’, an issue that had been raised strongly after the exit polls on the last day of the seven-phase elections

Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal: TMC alleges Central forces 'brutally torturing' voters, acting on BJP's orders
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Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal: TMC alleges Central forces 'brutally torturing' voters, acting on BJP's orders

In a statement, Trinamool Congress (TMC) lawmaker Derek O' Brien said, Bengal wants peaceful polling, which BJP doesn't.

Daily Bulletin: TMC-BJP tension rises ahead of Amit Shah's Kolkata roadshow; Narendra Modi to address four rallies; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: TMC-BJP tension rises ahead of Amit Shah's Kolkata roadshow; Narendra Modi to address four rallies; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Ahead of BJP chief Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata, tension between the TMC and the saffron party are at an all time high; Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign in 3 states; the Supreme Court will hear a petition by BJP youth leader Priyanka Sharma who is in jail for sharing a morphed photo of Mamata; and more.

Narendra Modi claims 40 TMC MLAs 'in touch': PM's appalling remarks underline BJP's desperation in West Bengal
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Narendra Modi claims 40 TMC MLAs 'in touch': PM's appalling remarks underline BJP's desperation in West Bengal

That the prime minister to encourage this improper contact beggars belief because it amounts to abetment, perhaps encouragement, of an improper, if not illegal, act.

TMC accuses Narendra Modi of horse-trading after PM says 40 party MLAs were in touch with him, lodges complaint with EC
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TMC accuses Narendra Modi of horse-trading after PM says 40 party MLAs were in touch with him, lodges complaint with EC

Trinamool Congress leader Derek O' Brien Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of horse trading for saying at a poll rally that 40 party MLAs are in touch with him and said it would complain to the Election Commission.

Tinsukia killings: Four-member TMC delegation led by Derek O'Brien meets victims' families, offers Rs 1 lakh compensation to each
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Tinsukia killings: Four-member TMC delegation led by Derek O'Brien meets victims' families, offers Rs 1 lakh compensation to each

Led by Derek O'Brien, the TMC parliamentary party leader in Rajya Sabha, the team comprises the party's Lok Sabha MP Mamata Bala Thakur, Rajya Sabha MP Nadimul Haq and MLA Mahua Moitra.

Air India disinvestment will not happen 'immediately, not in near future', says govt official to Parliamentary panel
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Air India disinvestment will not happen 'immediately, not in near future', says govt official to Parliamentary panel

The proposed strategic stake sale of debt-laden Air India failed to take off in May and the government is now working on ways to revive the fortunes of the airline.

Monsoon Session sees falling standards of deliberative law: Parliament belongs to all MPs in democracy, especially Opposition
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Monsoon Session sees falling standards of deliberative law: Parliament belongs to all MPs in democracy, especially Opposition

By controlling the 'Time' in Parliament, any government can easily control the discourse and curb dissent. To limit the possibilities of this, there is a provision of a Business Advisory Committee (BAC) in either House of Parliament, comprising of leaders of all major political parties.

Narendra Modi reiterates promise to double farmers' income at Midnapore, TMC dismisses assurance
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Narendra Modi reiterates promise to double farmers' income at Midnapore, TMC dismisses assurance

TMC sought to know how the prime minister is going to fulfill the promise as Mamata Banerjee-led party claimed that the income of farmers in West Bengal has more than tripled in past seven years

BJP will be thrown out of power for 'super emergency'-like situation, says TMC leader Derek O' Brien
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BJP will be thrown out of power for 'super emergency'-like situation, says TMC leader Derek O' Brien

Senior Trinamool Congress leader Derek O' Brien on Tuesday said the country is going through a situation like "super emergency" under BJP rule where the Constitution and the organs of the state are "under threat".

Opposition disrupts Rajya Sabha proceedings, protests against govt decision to raise LPG price
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Opposition disrupts Rajya Sabha proceedings, protests against govt decision to raise LPG price

A united Opposition on Tuesday stalled the pre-noon proceedings in the Rajya Sabha protesting against the government's decision to hike LPG prices

All party meet: Opposition leaders briefed by govt about situation in Kashmir, Sino-Indian border
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All party meet: Opposition leaders briefed by govt about situation in Kashmir, Sino-Indian border

The purpose of the meeting was to apprise MPs from different parties about the situation along Sino-Indian border and in Kashmir, officials said.

Rose Valley chit fund scam: Mamata slams Modi govt, calls MP Tapas Pal's arrest 'vendetta politics'
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Rose Valley chit fund scam: Mamata slams Modi govt, calls MP Tapas Pal's arrest 'vendetta politics'

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested TMC MP Tapas Pal on Friday in connection with the Rose Valley Chit Fund scam

West Bengal election results live: Didn't expect a politics of slander, says Mamata after the win
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West Bengal election results live: Didn't expect a politics of slander, says Mamata after the win

In the West Bengal exit poll surveys conducted by regional and national channels have given TMC a clear majority in the 294-member Assembly.

West Bengal polls: Politicians are using Twitter, Facebook and even Soundcloud to up their game
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West Bengal polls: Politicians are using Twitter, Facebook and even Soundcloud to up their game

Here is how political parties are using social media for campaigning in the West Bengal Assembly election 2016.

West Bengal goes to polls: Will scams and flyover collapse impact Mamata or will TMC pass with flying colours?
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West Bengal goes to polls: Will scams and flyover collapse impact Mamata or will TMC pass with flying colours?

The West Bengal elections this year may be an important game changer for politics in the state and nationwide. Will the balancing act between the four major political players in the state remain in tandem or are we going to witness a historic change of pace?

Kolkata flyover collapse turns into a political slugfest: 10 IVRCL detained after death toll goes up to 24
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Kolkata flyover collapse turns into a political slugfest: 10 IVRCL detained after death toll goes up to 24

A day after the collapse of a flyover portion in Kolkata, police on Friday detained 10 officials of the construction company IVRCL for questioning while two state government engineers were suspended even as the toll rose to 24 with the recovery of three more bodies from the debris.

Ahead of poll, political parties in West Bengal take to social media to campaign
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Ahead of poll, political parties in West Bengal take to social media to campaign

With the Assembly election in West Bengal drawing near, political parties in the state have extended their fight into the cyber space swearing by the revolutionary impact of the social media.