Blow for Congress as Pranab Mukherjee’s son and ex-Congress MP joins TMC; Praises CM Mamata on Twitter

KOLKATA 5 JULY: Former Congress leader Abhijit Mukherjee joined Trinamool Congress on Monday in the presence of party general secretary Partha Chatterjee and TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay. After chief... Read more »

Mamata claims Governor Dhankhar corrupt; Writes letter to Centre for his removal; He said CM crossing all limits

KOLKATA 28 JUNE: The face-off between Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has reached new heights with chief minister Mamata Banerjee levelling charges of corruption against the... Read more »

Imposter IAS officer runs fake COVID-19 vaccination drive, Police identifying the kingpin behind the racket

KOLKATA 24 JUNE: With sham vaccination racket exposed in Kolkata, the state government has decided to send a batch number of Covishield vaccines to Serum Institute for re-verification. On... Read more »

Mamata pleas to Calcutta High Court CJ to reassign her Nandigram election petition; Objects to Justice Kaushik Chanda hearing her case

KOLKATA 18 JUNE: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote a letter to the acting Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court on Friday. This letter was written as a request to... Read more »

Bengal BJP split over demand for separate North Bengal Union territory

KOLKATA JUNE 16: The Bengal BJP is divided over the issue of carving out North Bengal out of West Bengal and making it a separate union territory. Though a... Read more »

After Mukul Roy’s exit, BJP’s Bengal unit in new crisis; Suvendu Adhikari vows to back anti-defection law

KOLKATA 15 JUNE: With the exit of Mukul Roy from BJP to TMC and the prospect of more of its ilk looming large, BJP seems to be worried about... Read more »

BJP national Vice-President Mukul Roy and son dumps BJP and return to TMC, Mamata calls it ‘Homecoming’

KOLKATA 12 JUNE: In a major jolt to the Bharatiya Janata Party, the party’s national vice president Mukul Roy and his son Subrangshu Roy joined TMC on Friday. The... Read more »

TMC’s newly anointed national general secretary announces goal to spread footprints across India; Abhisekh Bandhyopadhyay says will take BJP head-on

KOLKATA 7 JUNE: After being anointed as the Trinamool national general secretary, Abhisekh Banerjee on Monday said that his job would be to set up units in other states... Read more »

TMC turncoats take u-turn and plead with Mamata to rejoin party after BJP’s loss in Bengal Polls 2021

KOLKATA 4 JUNE: There was a huge influx into the BJP from TMC before the Assembly elections, but following TMC’s landslide victory in the Assembly election, a reverse influx... Read more »

Bengal Chief Secretary retires, Mamata appoints Alapan Badhyopadhyay as CM’s chief adviser amid Centre-State Row

KOLKATA MAY 31: The face-off between the Centre and the state over the continuation of services of chief secretary Alapan Bandhyopadhyay took a new turn as today the superannuation... Read more »