Trinamool Congress

Got scarf, joy rides in Mum & Dubai but asked of night calls: Mahua on her ethics committee hearing

NEW DELHI: During an ethics committee hearing concerning the “cash-for-query” scandal, Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) Mahua Moitra acknowledged receiving various gifts, including a scarf and chauffeur-driven rides in Mumbai and Dubai on multiple occasions, as well as “some items of make-up” and basic architectural drawings to make her government accommodation vaastu compliant. […]

Ethics committee’s Moitra probe marred by Opposition walkout over ‘unethical’ questions

Moitra and her fellow opposition MPs emerged from the committee's questioning, criticising the line of inquiry.

Being targetted by “state-sponsored” attackers remotely: Mahua’s letter to Lok Sabha Speaker  

NEW DELHI: Trinamool Congress’ Lok Sabha Parliamentarian Mahua Moitra wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla regarding “warning messages” of their Apple devices being hacked on Wednesday.  Earlier Moitra had taken to the social media platform, X, to share the warning message from Apple tagging Shiv Sena (UBT) parliamentarian Priyanka Chaturvedi.  The content of the […]

Moitra-Dubey defamation case to resume on December 5

KOLKATA: In the ongoing defamation case brought by Trinamool Congress’s (TMC) Lok Sabha Parliamentarian, Mahua Moitra, her legal counsel opted not to seek an interim injunction during the latest court hearing. The counsel representing Moitra informed the court that they were not pressing for an ex-parte ad interim injunction against the defendants, which would have included […]

TMC’s ‘wait-and-watch’ stance in Moitra-Dubey feud is puzzling political pundits

In the midst of the intensifying dispute concerning the claim made by BJP MP Nishikant Dubey that Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra received "bribes" for raising questions in Parliament

HISTORIC: Lok Sabha passes Women’s Reservation Bill

NEW DELHI: In a historic victory for Indian women in the political sphere, parliamentarians finally passed the Women’s Reservation Bill in the Lok Sabha, on Wednesday.  Breaking the proverbial glass ceiling, female parliamentarians celebrated the victory by securing a regurgitating majority of 454 votes in favour of the bill while two were against it. As […]

‘Another jumla’: Women MPs unhappy over quota bill implementation delay

NEW DELHI: Female MPs from opposition parties in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday took on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the proposal for delayed implementation of the Women’s Reservation Bill. Speaking during the special parliament session, lawmakers expressed unhappiness with the government’s decision to link the implementation of the bill to the delimitation […]

Colour of protest: TMC MP on Opposition wearing black

Amidst a heated political atmosphere, Opposition MPs don the colour black in solidarity with the people of Manipur and as a mark of protest against the ongoing unrest, demanding answers from the central government

Manipur, MGNREGA, I.N.D.I.A. rules in CM Mamata’s Martyrs’ Day speech

Mamata Banerjee condemns Manipur violence, calls for women’s empowerment and justice at TMC’s Martyrs' Day rally

Mamata says Bengal panchayat violence orchestrated by opposition

Violent clashes were reported in restive Bhangar of South 24 Parganas district on Thursday