Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Topic: Trinamool

Trinamool testing waters in South? Congress, BJP leaders ‘approached’ in Karnataka & Telangana

Political circles in Karnataka & Telangana are abuzz with reports of TMC leaders as well as poll strategist Prashant Kishor approaching leaders who have clout independent of party.

Mamata sounds death knell for Congress-led opposition, says ‘no UPA’ after meeting with Pawar

Sharad Pawar and Mamata Banerjee met for an hour Wednesday, and said they would work towards forming an opposition alliance of like-minded parties for 2024 elections.

Who is Saayoni Ghosh? Actor & Mamata’s ‘streetfighter’ who was arrested, then got bail in Tripura

Saayoni Ghosh, who began her acting career as a character artiste in Bengali TV serials, is Trinamool’s Youth Wing chief. She was arrested on charges including attempt to murder.

Trinamool planning to contest all 40 seats in Goa polls on its own, says former CM Faleiro

Faleiro, who joined TMC Wednesday, said the party would give tickets to 40 new faces. Mamata Benerjee is also expected to visit Goa during the ongoing 15-day ‘pitru paksh’ period.

‘Modi, Shah not invincible’: TMC win gives Uddhav govt a boost despite bypoll loss to BJP

The Maha Vikas Aghadi says Trinamool's win showed that the one way to defeat the BJP at a national level was to bring this strength of regional forces and non-BJP parties together.

BJP’s Dilip Ghosh faults policies by top leaders for Bengal loss, says ‘some were really wrong’

BJP Bengal chief Dilip Ghosh, in an interview to ThePrint, praises party's growth in state since 2016, says there was 'disgruntlement' towards Trinamool turncoats, which may have led to losses.

Govt doesn’t want to answer on Covid and economy, so no Question Hour, Trinamool says

Govt has scrapped Question Hour from monsoon session of Parliament beginning from 14 Sept. TMC leader Derek O’Brien says they will take it up with the Speaker.

Sanjay Raut, Praful Patel, TR Baalu — men wielding power in Delhi for their regional bosses

From Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut to DMK’s T.R. Baalu, these politicians serve as their leaders’ eyes and ears in Delhi, and coordinate with the central govt.

Amit Shah’s trumpet in West Bengal must not sound like ‘dog whistle’ for miscreants

BJP hopes to keep Mamata Banerjee busy in Bengal, leaving her less time to be a mover and shaker in national politics ahead of 2019 election.

Congress, TDP and Trinamool protest in Lok Sabha over Assam NRC list

Parties raised concerns over the need to protect SC & STs, strengthen the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

On Camera


Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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.