The two-term MP thanked BJP for having shown confidence in him and reiterated that he did not want any seat if he was not a part of his erstwhile party which had first brought him political renown
Bengal BJP leader Sabyasachi Dutta returns to TMC after two years; says 'misunderstanding' within party cleared
He joined the state's ruling party at TMC secretary general and cabinet minister Partha Chatterjee's room in the Assembly, in the presence of other leaders.
A delegation of Trinamool Congress MPs had dodged the police and visited the affected families in UP a day ago after being initially stopped by the state administration
Polling began at 7 am for the crucial seat, which will seal the fate of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, and two other constituencies — Jangipur and Samserganj — amid tight security
Faleiro, who met Banerjee earlier in the day, said she handed a huge defeat to the BJP in the state assembly election and asserted that 'Didi' will usher in a 'new dawn'
Mamata Banerjee has always tried to bite the hand that fed her. She should be kept out of the efforts to form opposition unity as she cannot be trusted in the fight against the BJP, Chowdhury said
The restrictions will remain in place till the conclusion of voting on 30 September
Bhabanipur bypoll: Dilip Ghosh manhandled on last day of campaigning; BJP provoking people, claims TMC
Ghosh was allegedly pushed by TMC workers when he went inside a vaccination camp at Jodubabur Bazar area in the constituency, where bypoll will be held on 30 September
Former Goa CM and senior Congress leader Luizinho Faleiro to join TMC, calls Mamata 'street fighter'
This is set to be a big blow for the Congress in the state ahead of the Assembly polls due early next year
In replacing Dilip Ghosh with Sukanta Majumdar as Bengal chief, the BJP has reached out to RSS and 'Bhadralok' in one move
Like many BJP office bearers, Dilip Ghosh too was an RSS man. However, his relationship with the RSS deteriorated over time
'Indiscriminate' induction of leaders, Dilip Ghosh's comments led to BJP's poll debacle, says Babul Supriyo
Supriyo, who joined the Trinamool Congress last week, said that his view on the matter may not have been liked by the BJP's top brass.
Mamata Banerjee is an iconic leader and she has shown the country that she definitely has an important role in 2024, says Babul Supriyo
Supriyo also said he has nothing to prove to anybody, and he has been involved in politics from the grassroots level since becoming an MP in 2014
Earlier on Saturday, the home ministry reduced Supriyo's security category from the 'Z' to 'Y' category
Ghosh was among those suspended during the ruckus in Rajya Sabha in the recently concluded Parliament session where both MPs and marshals were allegedly injured
Earlier this week, the BJP MLAs from Bagda and Bishnupur, Biswajit Das and Tanmoy Ghosh, had joined Mamata Banerjee's party
Mamata Banerjee's idol to share space with goddess Durga at Kolkata pandal; BJP calls move 'nauseating'
A controversy has erupted in West Bengal over the organisers of a Durga puja deciding to put up an idol of the chief minister at their marquee pandal alongside the deity
While the TMC MLA has been called by the investigating agency on 6 September, Rujira has been called on 1 September
Ex-TMC minister Shyamaprasad Mukherjee, who joined BJP ahead of Assembly polls, arrested on graft charge
The former TMC MLA from Bishnupur was apprehended following an investigation into allegations of misappropriation of money related to e-tendering and other charges when he was chairman of the local civic body in 2020, an official said
The two-page report comes after opposition MPs and marshals clashed with each other while the General Insurance Bill was being taken up in the Upper House.