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Opposition Unity: Act Fast Or Perish, TMC Makes Its Message Ring Louder

Nov 30, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee is set to meet the leadership of the Shiv Sena and NCP. It comes in the backdrop of her deliberate decision not to meet Sonia Gandhi during her visit to New Delhi last week.

TMC Flags Will Flutter Across Meghalaya In Next 45 Days: Mukul Sangma

Nov 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Former Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma, who along with 11 other Congress MLAs recently joined Mamata Banerjee's party, on Tuesday asserted that Trinamool Congress flags will flutter across the northeastern state in the next 45 days.


Mamata Banerjee's Poll Agent Denied Bail By Calcutta High Court In Relation To A Murder Case

The CBI is probing the death of BJP worker Debabrata Maity, who was allegedly attacked in Nandigram a day after the announcement of assembly poll results on May 2 and subsequently succumbed to the injuries at SSKM Hospital here, on an order of the high court, which directed the agency to investigate post-poll violence cases in the state

BSF, BGB Agree To Enhance Check On Transborder Crimes

Nov 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Border guarding forces of India and Bangladesh have decided to enhance cooperation to check transboundary crimes and better management of the international boundary, according to a BSF statement.


Kolkata's Air Quality Ambience Ranges From Poor To Very Poor

The air quality ambience across the city ranged from poor to very poor on Saturday, a pollution control board official said. He attributed it to the smog phenomenon, typical of the wintry conditions at this time of the year.

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26 November, 2021

Mayor And Deputy Mayor May Not Contest In Kolkata Municipal Corporation Polls

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"It is time to bring the second generation of party leaders to the fore. It should start from the corporation and municipality elections. In that case, giving ticket to Firhad Hakim's daughter Priyadarshini instead of him will not be unexpected," a senior Trinamool Congress leader said.


23 November, 2021

Kolkata Lawyer Files Complaint With Cops, Women Rights Panel To Probe Into Tathagata's "Women And Money" Remark

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Tathagata Roy, who has apparently decided to bid "farewell” to the state unit of the BJP for the time being, has repeatedly poured scorn on its leaders since the party's defeat in the assembly elections, often using the "money and women" swipe.


23 November, 2021

Trinamool Leader Shot Dead In Howrah

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The Howrah minority cell leader of Trinamool Congress Wahzul Khan succumbed to gunshot injuries on Tuesday. Khan was fired upon from a close range near his home in Howrah on Monday night. This incident comes a couple of days after a youth leader of the party was killed in Canning in South 24 Parganas.


22 November, 2021

TMC Brings Its Fight Against Tripura BJP To National Capital

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The four-hour-long protest in front of the MHA saw both TMC legislators, from both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, raising slogans against the home minister and the prime minister over their silence on the violence in the northeastern state.


22 November, 2021

Second COVID-19 Vaccine Dose Of 18 Lakh People Overdue In West Bengal

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Around 18 lakh people in West Bengal have not turned up in time for the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine, owing to a number of reasons - contracting the virus after the first shot, death or migration to other states for work - according to a recent survey conducted by the health department.


22 November, 2021

Trinamool's Saayoni Ghosh Arrested In Tripura Invoking Five Sections Of The IPC

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Reddy said that five sections of the IPC were invoked against the TMC's youth leader. These include 153 (provocation with intent to cause riot), 153-A (Promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language), 307 (Attempt to murder), 506 (Criminal intimidation) and 120 (Concealing design to commit offence).


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20 November, 2021

BJP Leader Tathagata Roy's Latest Tweet Creates Chaos And Speculation

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The veteran BJP leader in his latest tweet in Bengali said, "I have not written all these things to get accolades from anybody. Some top leaders were so much involved in women and wealth, I wanted to alert the party about that. Now a tree is known by its fruit. I shall wait for the results in the civic polls. For now adieu West Bengal BJP."


20 November, 2021

West Bengal Governor Writes To Speaker Seeking Assembly Proceedings On BSF-Linked Resolution

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The West Bengal Assembly had on Tuesday passed a resolution against the Centre's decision to extend BSF"s jurisdiction from 15 km to 50 km from the international border, amid opposition by BJP legislators.


18 November, 2021

TMC's Proposal On Sustainable Mining In Goa

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Environmentalist Claude Alvares has endorsed the proposal of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on sustainable mining in Goa, after the Mamata Banerjee-led party announced that such a programme is high on its list of priorities if it comes to power in the state.


17 November, 2021

BSF Refutes Molestation Charges, Says " New Law Won't Cause Rift With Police".

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The central government recently amended the BSF Act to authorize the force to undertake search, seizure and arrest within a larger 50 km stretch, instead of 15 km, from the international border in Punjab, West Bengal and Assam.


17 November, 2021

West Bengal Assembly Moves Privilege Motion Against CBI and ED For Allegedly Lowering Dignity Of Chair

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TMC MLA and minister Tapas Roy said that three ruling party legislators were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) earlier this year but neither was permission sought from Speaker Biman Banerjee nor was he intimated.


17 November, 2021

BSF Dismisses Allegations Of Entering Bengal's Territorial Jurisdiction

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BSF came out with a clarification it does not have powers to register an FIR or to carry out investigations.


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13 November, 2021

Why Congress And Regional Parties Aren’t Being Able to Unite

Vikas Pathak

Even as the BJP remains the single most powerful party at the central level, the opposition is engaged in contests in state polls and does not hesitate to trade barbs.


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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Parliament during its Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Anand Sharma interacts with AAP MP Sanjay Singh, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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TMC MP Nusrat Jahan during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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