Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicTrinamool Congress

Topic: Trinamool Congress

Heat on Mamata govt as ED launches probe into disinvestment of Bengal dairy firm

In August 2017, Mamata Banerjee’s govt sold its 47% stake in Metro Dairy to Keventer Agro Ltd, which already owned the rest, for Rs 85.5 crore.

A sign of hope — Bengali Muslims are finally protesting Mamata’s appeasement politics

Perhaps now politicians like Mamata Banerjee will learn to see Muslims as more than dairy cows, and as human beings.

‘Memsahib’ Mahua Moitra is bringing what Indian Parliament never had: a call out culture

For once, BJP MPs used to getting their way in Parliament were taken aback by Mahua Moitra’s comeback to their heckling.

Vidyasagar statue vandalism in Bengal isn’t just about ideology. It’s a TMC-BJP power war

The vandalism was a random act, almost an accident, which has now taken on more significance than was its intention.

Modi’s Trinamool MLA claim belittles post of PM

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Babul Supriyo’s journey from banker to singer to BJP’s hot choice in Mamata’s Bengal

In a state where BJP is weak and lacking in energy, Babul Supriyo's willingness to go toe-to-toe with Trinamool has set him apart from the others.

North Bengal gets ready for epic Mamata-Modi battle — Didi’s image vs Dada’s charm

Modi is popular, but local leaders say BJP's polarisation is reaping dividends on the ground. There is no clarity, though, if that will be enough to overcome Mamata. 

NRC and Citizenship Bill are lollipops BJP is using to fool people of Assam: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said it was only the Trinamool Congress that stood beside the people whose names were left out of the NRC, irrespective of their religion.

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For BJP, Gyanvapi is like Babri. It’ll swing elections but take India back to a dark past

Secular Indians are mistaken if they think that the Place of Worship Act will prevent masjid-mandir controversies from proliferating. It is proved wrong every day.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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