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Mar 11, 2019
TMC questions need for seven-phased Lok Sabha election in Bengal; parties rake up issue of three phases falling during RamzanBesides questioning the need to hold the Lok Sabha election in West Bengal in seven phases, political parties are likely to bring up the Ramzan controversy at rallies and make BJP allegedly using the Election Commission poll panel as a puppet one of their key talking points.
Jan 12, 2019
BJP launches operation to poach TMC MPs in Bengal; dissidents find refuge from Mamata's iron fist in 'democratic' saffron partyThe BJP has targeted constituencies where TMC's base has weakened due to non-performance of sitting MPs and where it has a divided house due to internal squabbles
Jan 09, 2019
Kolkata mayor Firhad Hakim defeats BJP's Jiban Sen with over 13,000 votes in local body by-electionAccording to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation Act, which was amended in the winter session of the Assembly, a mayor would have to get elected by voters as a councillor within six months of being appointed to the post.
Nov 23, 2018
Litterbugs in Kolkata may now have to shell out a maximum fine of Rs 1 lakh for dumping garbage on roadThe fine has been raised through an amendment to section 338 of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (second amendment) Act which was passed in the West Bengal Assembly
Nov 22, 2018
Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee resigns, quits Mamata Banerjee cabinet; CM hands over his ministerial charges to Firhad HakimChief Minister Mamata Banerjee asked Sovan Chatterjee to also step down as mayor after he resigned from his role as West Bengal Minister for Housing and Fire Services.
Sep 19, 2018
TMC questions BJP for winning 96 percent panchayat seats uncontested in Tripura, criticises party's silence on issueThe Mamata Banerjee-led TMC's comments come after the BJP had mocked the TMC for winning over 30 percent of local bodies seats unchallenged in West Bengal recently.
Jul 28, 2017
Mamata Banerjee says West Bengal floods a man-made crisis; blames Jharkhand govt, Damodar Valley CorporationMamata Banerjee said that the state was reeling under a "man-made" flood situation and blamed DVC and center for the crisis.
Jun 17, 2017
Two local Trinamool Congress leaders shot dead in Howrah district, 16 held by policeTwo local leaders of Trinamool Congress (TMC), who were also brothers, were shot dead separately in Howrah district, the police said on Saturday.
Apr 25, 2017
Narada sting case: TMC MP Aparupa Poddar moves Calcutta HC for quashing CBI FIRTrinamool Congress MP Aparupa Poddar on Tuesday moved the Calcutta High Court seeking to quash a CBI FIR against her in the Narada sting case.
Jan 14, 2017
Trinamool Congres and BJP must find a 'mature' way to sort out differences for West Bengal's sakeThe fight on oratory skills have assumed a regressive form in West Bengal and unless such outbursts are reined in, they are likely to escalate to a dangerous level