India | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday September 23, 2014
In a new twist in the multi-crore Saradha scam, an aide of Saradha Group Chairman Sudipta Sen today named at least two Trinamool MPs and confirmed they held meetings with Mr Sen just days before Saradha collapsed and he fled to Kashmir in April last ...
India | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday September 2, 2014
The multi-crore Saradha ponzi scam has now come knocking at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's door. It now appears that, back in 2010, when Ms Banerjee was the Union Railway minister, the Saradha Group had bagged a contract with the Indian...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Friday May 23, 2014
Ending the suspense, West Bengal Chief minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has decided to send state Finance Minister Amit Mitra and party general secretary Mukul Roy to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi as Prime Mini...
Election 2014 | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday April 28, 2014
A day after her party declared Narendra Modi "the butcher of Gujarat," Mamata Banerjee described the BJP's prime ministerial candidate as an "architect of riots" and said his "gyaan (insight) on development" is not needed in her state.
Election 2014 | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday April 28, 2014
A day after it declared Narendra Modi "the butcher of Gujarat," Mamata Banerjee's party said that it is Mr Modi who needs to apologise.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 2, 2014
Trinamool Congress on Wednesday wrote a letter to the Election Commission asking how Narendra Modi and Sonia Gandhi could use Pawan Hans helicopters for public meetings contrary to its instructions, even as party chief Mamata Banerjee had to cancel a...
Election 2014 | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday March 18, 2014
After the Anna Hazare fiasco, a Muslim cleric who is close to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, has now dropped a bomb.
Election 2014 | Written by Sunetra Choudhury | Wednesday March 12, 2014
It was supposed to be Mamata Banerjee's launch vehicle for national politics. But just days after rooting for her as Prime Minister, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare embarrassed the Trinamool Congress leader by standing her up for what was suppos...
Election 2014 | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday March 12, 2014
Mamata Banerjee's first election rally with Anna Hazare in Delhi ended up as an embarrassing solo act for the West Bengal Chief Minister, with the Gandhian activist giving it a miss.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 8, 2014
Three Left Front legislators in the West Bengal assembly joined Trinamool Congress on Saturday, a day after voting for the ruling party in the Rajya Sabha polls.
India | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday February 7, 2014
Two women of a family are in a hospital in West Bengal after being allegedly gang-raped by eight men in a village in Howrah, neighbouring Kolkata.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Diana George | Wednesday January 1, 2014
The father of a 16-year-old gang-rape victim who died in Kolkata yesterday has now alleged that his daughter didn't commit suicide but was set on fire by the same men who gang-raped her in October. The girl's death has led to protests in the city sin...
India | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday November 27, 2013
Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, behind bars in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam, has released a video statement in which he alleges that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was aware of the company's irregular financial ...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 22, 2013
Accusing the UPA government of step-motherly treatment to West Bengal, Trinamool Congress (TMC) today demanded a financial package for the state, including a moratorium on interest payment on its Rs 2 lakh crore debt.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 16, 2013
Hours after the Kolkata Metro Railway formally announced that the fares would be raised from October 18, Minister of State for Railways Adhir Chowdhury stalled the move saying there was a need for review the increased tariff.
India | Reported by Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Alok Pandey, Niha Masih) | Sunday May 5, 2013
The Mamata Banerjee government is facing an escalating crisis, with fresh proof emerging every day of Trinamool's links to the fraudulent chit fund company, run by the Saradha Group.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 18, 2013
With the Centre clinching a "broad consensus" on the contentious Land Acquisition Bill, the Trinamool Congress, which did not attend the meeting, said there were many provisions to which it was opposed.
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday April 10, 2013
A day after she was heckled by Left student activists in front of the Planning Commission in New Delhi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that the national capital "is not safe." Ms Banerjee will be flying back to Kolkata this aft...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday March 29, 2013
The Trinamool Congress (TMC) today demanded immediate resignation of the UPA government, following DMK's withdrawal of support.
India | Reported by Tanima Biswas; edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday October 1, 2012
A day ahead of the Trinamool Congress' protest rally at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, former Railway Minister and party leader Mukul Roy warned the Centre that their agitation will spark a movement in the country against the UPA government's decisions ...