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Mamata Banerjee to attend Nitish Kumar's swearing-in ceremony
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Mamata Banerjee to attend Nitish Kumar's swearing-in ceremony

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday invited his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee for the swearing-in ceremony on 20 November and she has agreed to attend it.

In relief for govt, Trinamool to back GST bill in parliament on Tuesday
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In relief for govt, Trinamool to back GST bill in parliament on Tuesday

Government could breathe easy on the GST bill in Lok Sabha tomorrow with Trinamool Congress pledging its support to the key economic reform measure even as several opposition parties, including Congress, BJD and the Left, are sticking to the demand to refer it to the Standing Committee.

Rajya Sabha: Discuss the killing of 20 woodcutters in Andhra Pradesh, demands CPI
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Rajya Sabha: Discuss the killing of 20 woodcutters in Andhra Pradesh, demands CPI

CPI on Friday demanded a discussion on the encounter of 20 woodcutters by police in Andhra Pradesh earlier this month in the Rajya Sabha.

Twitter love trumps party divides: Check out this exchange between 3 netas
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Twitter love trumps party divides: Check out this exchange between 3 netas

In this time of bitter political divides, where every politician has something vitriolic to say about the other, this Twitter exchange came as a nice surprise.

Electoral reforms are urgently needed to maintain transparency: Mamata Banerjee
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Electoral reforms are urgently needed to maintain transparency: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday called for immediate steps for electoral reforms to ensure transparency and accountability.

Trinamool Congress disturbed by Amit Shah's rally, says Venkaiah Naidu
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Trinamool Congress disturbed by Amit Shah's rally, says Venkaiah Naidu

While TMC MPs targeted Amit Shah, BJP said that Mamata's party was "disturbed and perturbed" by the response Shah's rally got in Kolkata.

BJP lands in Bengal: Can a hundred lotuses bloom?
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BJP lands in Bengal: Can a hundred lotuses bloom?

What Basirhat-on-the-border thinks today, can Bengal think tomorrow? The BJP says Basirhat is its beachhead into Bengal. Trinamool scoffs dream on.

FDI in Defence, railways: TMC, Left join hands to oppose govt
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FDI in Defence, railways: TMC, Left join hands to oppose govt

Bitter rivals Trinamool Congress and Left parties on Thursday joined hands in Rajya Sabha to target the government over FDI in Defence and Railways.

Modi advertising self as PM candidate, says Trinamool
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Modi advertising self as PM candidate, says Trinamool

Earlier during the day, Modi had told an election rally in Siliguri that Banerjee was playing votebank politics.

Rebel AAP MLA Vinod Binny to join Mamata and Anna for LS polls?
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Rebel AAP MLA Vinod Binny to join Mamata and Anna for LS polls?

According to party sources, Binny met TMC Rajya Sabha member Derek O'Brien, and chief campaigner Vinod Singh in Delhi last week.

DGCA order on VIP status for MPs: Private airlines must say no
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DGCA order on VIP status for MPs: Private airlines must say no

Trinamool Congress spokesperson and Rajya Sabha MP Derek O' Brien was of the view that all parliamentarians should not be targetted for availing such facilities.

 Trinamool's Derek calls Kolkata airport a 'stigma'
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Trinamool's Derek calls Kolkata airport a 'stigma'

Derek complained that toilets are left filthy and many parts of the terminal are dirty.

Will be happy to see UPA last full term: Mamata
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Will be happy to see UPA last full term: Mamata

Her statement came a day after claimed she had information that a political party in Delhi had held a meeting to advance the Lok Sabha poll to 2013 and asked her party men to be ready for it.

Bizarre O'Brien: 'I will never sit next to a left member'
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Bizarre O'Brien: 'I will never sit next to a left member'

Derek O' Brien, member of Rajya Sabha and spokesperson for Trimanool Congress, was on a show to defend the comments made by his party member at a Trimanool Party meeting.