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The banners which created a political stir were seen in dozens across the town, particularly in the locality of the local BJP MLA, Shankar Ghosh and thus it became a talking point.
Mamata Banerjee was invited by Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to attend a general convention of the country’s ruling party, Nepali Congress.
On one hand, Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress has a rapport with parties like NCP and Shiv Sena, while also maintaining friendly relation with the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party in UP on the other.
Former state unit president and Meghalaya and Tripura governor Tathagata Roy has been taking repeated digs at national vice-president Dilip Ghosh.
Srinagar district administration is also mulling localised lock-down in some specific areas of the city if the number of positive cases do not decline.
The BJP lost two seats to the ruling TMC in West Bengal where bypolls were conducted in four seats on October 30.
Bengal Assembly Bypolls: While the TMC’s victories in Gosaba and Khardah were expected, their massive leads in Gosaba and Dinhata were far from anyone’s expectations.
Tripura CM Biplab Deb's OSD, a former Hindi journalist, has drawn flak from the Trinamool Congress for making objectionable comments against party chief Mamata Banerjee and her nephew Abhishek Banerjee.
Mamata Banerjee will be visiting Tripura in December, her nephew and the TMC’s all-India general secretary Abhishek Banerjee announced at a party rally in Tripura on Sunday.
The development takes place three days ahead West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s maiden visit to Goa
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's visit comes as the TMC appoints former Goa chief minister Luizinho Faleiro as a national vice president.
The singer-politician had left the BJP and joined the Trinamool Congress in September
The TMC insiders said the party is likely to launch itself in October in Goa, with its supremo Mamata Banerjee and the party’s national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee also to visit the coastal state in the coming months.
Sonowal had won the last assembly election from Majuli. He was subsequently inducted in the union cabinet in July necessitating his election from the Rajya Sabha.
Supriyo is the first Lok Sabha MP to change camp in this new season of turncoats witnessing a reversal of the tide. Between January 2019 and the 2021 Assembly elections, it was mostly TMC MLAs and MPs who were joining the BJP.
With his unexpected move, Babul Supriyo has become the first BJP Lok Sabha MP to switch over to the TMC.
Over the past couple of months, reports of incidents of political violence on the supporters of the TMC and the CPI(M) in Tripura has frequently made headlines in the media in West Bengal and Tripura.
A day after the BJP's Bishnupur MLA Tanmay Ghosh joined the state's ruling party, the Trinamool Congress (TMC), another BJP MLA, Biswajit Das of Bagda, followed the suit.
Ajanta Biswas, daughter of the late state secretary Anil Biswas has drawn flak from party brass for writing in the Trinamool Congress mouthpiece, Jago Bangla
There is no official word yet on whether the Indian diplomats have been brought back or on the number of Indians stuck in crisis-struck Afghanistan.
All 14 arrested AITC youth leaders were granted bail by the Khowai court.
Banerjee's Sunday visit was planned on Saturday after reports of an attack on three TMC youth wing leaders from Bengal in Tripura reached Kolkata.
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma deputed two ministers to talk to the assorted organisations who are not allowing trucks and vehicles to move to the hill state after Mizoram health minister in a video message said it was very difficult to manage patients who were in dire need of oxygen given the limited supply due to the blockade.
In protest, the TMC leaders and supporters blocked the road and demanded arrest of the culprits.
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad Sangma held discussions in Guwahati and decided to set up committees headed by cabinet ministers to try and find solutions to the border disputes.