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3 Trinamool workers killed in Bengal’s Murshidabad

Kolkata: Three Trinamool Congress workers were allegedly shot dead in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district on Saturday, police said. “Three persons were killed when a group of miscreants allegedly fired bullets and hurled bombs at them in Domkal’s Kuchiyamora village. The bodies have been sent for autopsy,” said an officer from Domkal police station. “We have heard […]

Trinamool Secretary General Partha Chatterjee (Photo: IANS)

Trinamool says BJP disrupting law, order in Bengal

Kolkata: A day after a violent clash broke out between the Trinamool Congress and BJP workers in Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district in which eight people are feared dead, Trinamool Secretary General Partha Chatterjee on Sunday accused the saffron outfit of disrupting law and order in the state by resorting to vandalism and murder. “Let the […]

Mamata Banerjee (File Photo: Twitter@TMC)

After Lok Sabha jolt, Trinamool is in shock, fear of mass exodus looms large

Kolkata:  Two days after suffering major setbacks in the Lok Sabha polls, West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress despondency was palpable. The Mamata Banerjee-ruled party’s workers and leaders appear to be in a fix, amid repeated claims by the BJP camp that many of its MLAs were ready to switch sides. While the Trinamool leaders publicly […]

Malda: Actor and Trinamool Congress MP Dev alias Deepak Adhikari during election campaign in Malda on April 17, 2019. (File Photo: IANS)

Trinamool’s Dev defeats BJP’s Bharati Ghosh in Ghatal

Kolkata: Bengali superstar and Trinamool Congress candidate Deepak Adhikari (Dev) won West Bengal’s Ghatal Lok Sabha seat, defeating his BJP rival and former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh. Dev defeated Ghosh by a margin of 107,973 votes. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Dev won the seat by defeating CPI candidate Santosh Rana by a margin […]

State BJP Vice President Jay Prakash Majumdar (File Photo/Twitter)

BJP alleges Trinamool would instigate violence if poll verdict goes against them

Kolkata:  The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday accused the Trinamool Congress of planning to foment violence inside vote counting centres if the poll verdict goes against it, as many workers of West Bengal’s ruling party huddled in front of several counting centres across constituencies to ‘guard’ electronic voting machines (EVMs). “Hundreds of Trinamool supporters gathered […]