01 Jul 2014
Kolkata: A day after Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul allegedly threatened to kill Communist Party of India (Marxist) workers and used offensive words against women, his wife Nandini Paul on Tuesday apologized for her husband’s controversial statement saying that there is an another part of the story.
11 Jul 2014
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday slammed the Union Budget 2014-15, saying that Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has ‘become a government of the FDI, by the FDI and for the FDI’.
30 Jun 2014
Kolkata: Blaming the Centre for the non-implementation of Food Security Act in West Bengal so far, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that the Union government has failed to put in place a proper law and decide on the funding for the scheme.
13 Jun 2014
Kolkata: The ruling Trinamool Congress has dismissed talk that BJP is emerging as a potential opposition force which could effectively counter it in the 2016 Assembly elections in West Bengal, claiming that the saffron party's success was ‘an illusion’.
21 Jun 2014
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressed her delight that the 'Kanyashree project' launched by her government to prevent girls from being married off at a young age has got international acclaim.
02 Jul 2014
Diamond Harbour (WB): Breaking her silence over the controversial rape comment of Tapas Paul, party supremo Mamata Banerjee described the action of the Trinamool Congress MP as ‘big blunder’. The West Bengal Chief Minister also wondered if she should ‘kill him’ and said that the required steps in this regard have been taken.
16 Jun 2014
Kolkata: A five member team of Trinamool Congress (TMC) MPs is set to visit the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ruled Madhya Pradesh where a tribal woman was allegedly gang-raped by ten people and paraded naked in her village.
23 Jun 2014
Kolkata: A resolution seeking immediate roll-back of the ‘highest ever’ hike in railway fares was adopted on Monday by the West Bengal Assembly. "The Central government recently has created an unprecedented situation by increasing freight rates and passenger fares by 6.5 percent and 14.2 percent respectively. Due to this, the prices of essential commodities will increase, making the lives of crores of Indians miserable," said the resolution moved by state Parliamentary Affairs Minister Partha Chatterjee.
20 May 2014
Kolkata: Senior Trinamool Congress leader Saugata Roy on Monday said he was withdrawing his statement that "it will not be good" opposing the Narendra Modi government from "the beginning" as the party is yet to take its stand in Parliament when new government takes office.
30 May 2014
Kolkata: Infamous for his hate speeches and inciting party workers to unleash violence against rivals, Trinamool Congress leader Anubrata Mandal got a taste of his own medicine when a BJP leader in West Bengal's Birbhum district threatened to behead him.