Saturday, 3 December, 2022
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Topic: Trinamool Congress

Rumble with Dhankhar a thing of the past, TMC in no mood to back DMK’s plea against TN governor

TMC had bitter equation with V-P Jagdeep Dhankhar when he was Bengal governor. But things have changed with his successor, who hosted Mamata Banerjee for an event in Chennai this week.

‘BJP destroying federal structure’ — TMC slams Centre-state issue exclusion from home panel talks

Sources in Trinamool Congress claimed subject was dropped though last parliamentary standing committee on home affairs deemed it was important & it was to have been taken up for discussion,

‘Extortion, skyrocketing income, ties to cattle kingpin’ — CBI charge sheet against TMC’s Mondal

Anubrata Mondal was ‘extorting money using political clout’ & entered into ‘criminal conspiracy’ with kingpin of cattle smuggling racket. About Rs 18 cr kept in fixed deposits.

CD with roll numbers, letter to Mamata, bank deposits — ED evidence against arrested TMC MLA

Manik Bhattacharya is the second TMC MLA to be arrested in West Bengal’s SSC case, after Partha Chatterjee. ED claims he was one of the ‘key persons’ in alleged cash-for-jobs scam.

BJP picks a woman, a non-Brahmin, to perform its Durga Puja in Bengal. What’s the message?

Bengal BJP, which held its 1st Durga Puja in 2020, is leaving no stone unturned in organising a grand celebration this year. Party leaders say this will be state unit’s last Durga Puja.

BJP & Shah bad, but Modi good? Why Mamata is going easy on PM over CBI, ED ‘misuse’

West Bengal govt Monday passed a resolution against 'excesses' of federal agencies like CBI & ED. However, CM Mamata Banerjee also said, 'I don’t believe PM Modi is behind this'.

Bengal assembly passes resolution against CBI & ED, says TMC leaders ‘selectively targeted’

The resolution also notes that 'despite names of BJP leaders featuring in chit fund scams, the agencies are overlooking and probing just one-side of the matter'.

No ‘double standard’ — TMC stands by Mamata’s ‘good RSS’ comment as Sangh calls it ‘balancing act’

West Bengal CM has said 'There are many good people in the RSS. They do not support BJP's misdeeds', drawing criticism from political parties like the Congress, CPM & AIMIM.

TMC reiterates demand to disqualify turncoat MP Sisir Adhikari, writes another letter to Speaker

Sisir Adhikari was elected to Lok Sabha in 2019 on a TMC ticket but joined BJP in run-up to 2021 West Bengal assembly polls, in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

After skipping CBI appearances, TMC’s Anubrata Mondal arrested in ‘cattle smuggling’ case

The arrested TMC leader will be produced in special CBI court shortly where the central agency will seek his custody to question him in the ongoing 'cattle smuggling' probe.

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

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Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.