Electoral Bonds: BJP got Rs 6060 crore, TMC Rs 1,609 cr & Cong Rs 1421 cr | SBI Data

NEW DELHI: The State Bank of India (SBI) data submitted before the Election Commission of India (ECI) has revealed that the BJP, followed by West Bengal’s regional party Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Congress are the top three receivers of money donated via electoral bonds, among all the parties between 2019 and 2014. The New Indian […]

BJP unveils star-studded lineup for Lok Sabha elections

Adding a new face to the political landscape is Pawan Singh, a famous Bhojpuri actor and playback singer known for hits like 'Lollipop Lagelu' and 'laal ghagra'.

Sagarika Ghose’s Rajya Sabha affidavit reveals Rajdeep Sardesai’s massive income

NEW DELHI: Trinamool Congress (TMC) recently nominated journalist Sagarika Ghose, wife of TV journalist Rajdeep Sardesai, for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections in West Bengal, however, the spotlight is on the substantial wealth laid bare in their election affidavit. Rajdeep’s income, according to the affidavit, ran in crores, even during the COVID pandemic. As the details […]

Rajya Sabha polls: TMC mominates Sagarika Ghose and 2 others

NEW DELHI: With the Rajya Sabha elections slated for February 27 to fill its 56 seats, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) has announced its nominees for the Upper House. Among the candidates put forward by the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC are prominent figures Sagarika Ghose, Sushmita Dev, Md Nadimul Haque, and Mamata Bala Thakur. As the biennial […]

ED violently attacked during raid in West Bengal, TMC leader arrested

The raid was part of an ongoing investigation into an alleged ration distribution scam involving Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders Shahjahan Sheikh and Shankar Adhya.

Congress should contest from 300 seats and give INDIA allies 245: Mamata Banerjee

KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee proposed that out of the total 545 Lok Sabha seats, Congress should contest from 300. According to a party source, Banerjee has suggested that the other INDIA bloc members would contest from the other 245.   FLASH: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi remarked that the […]

After Mahua ouster, Mamata seeks meet with Modi

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is scheduled to visit Delhi from December 18 to 20.

Vendetta politics: Mamata slams BJP over Mahua Moitra’s Lok Sabha expulsion

The CM accused the BJP of resorting to "vendetta politics" due to an inability to defeat the TMC in elections.

Congress calls off INDIA meet, Mamata says had no information on meeting

KOLKATA: Following Mamata Banerjee, the West Bengal Chief Minister and chief of the Trinamool Congress, saying that she was not informed about the INDIA alliance meeting, and after many opposition leaders declined to appear for the meeting, the Congress has called the meeting off to discuss Lok Sabha strategy, on Tuesday.  Banerjee while speaking with […]

TMC, Congress to focus on Moitra’s expulsion in cash for query scandal

KOLKATA: With the parliament’s winter session beginning from Monday, the Trinamool Congress has disclosed that they will discuss Krishnanagar MP Mahua Moitra’s future in the parliament after the ethics committee recommended her expulsion, following referral to the CBI probe. Party sources state, “Reports of Parliamentary committees should not be made public so brazenly until tabled […]