The All India Trinamool is a national level political party in India. Founded on 1 January 1998, the party is led by its founder Mamata Banerjee, who is the current chief minister of West Bengal.
BJP lawmaker and West Bengal unit chief Dilip Ghosh on Tuesday accused Mamata Banerjee government of practising "political untouchability" and said that "go back" slogans were raised against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the state Governor but not against infiltrators entering the state.
Member of Parliament from West Bengal's Medinipur constituency Dilip Ghosh on Tuesday hit out at Mamata Banerjee led West Bengal government accusing it of doing "untouchability politics" and that there was "no democracy" in the state.
Congress leader BK Hariprasad on Monday condemned BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde's remark on Mahatma Gandhi and termed him as "son" of Nathuram Godse, the assassin of the freedom fighter.
Breaking its 22-year-old stand, the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) will on Tuesday move amendments during the Motion of Thanks on the President's address to Parliament.
The Budget session of Parliament, beginning on Friday, is set to be stormy as the opposition parties plan to take on the government on issues, like the economic slowdown and the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) that is facing countrywide protests.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was on Tuesday forced to leave the venue of the Calcutta University convocation without attending the programme, where Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee was presented an honorary doctor of letters degree, following tumultuous protests by students opposing CAA.
Majority of the people sitting in protest against the amended Citizenship Act (CAA) in Shaheen Bagh, Delhi and Park Circus, Kolkata are from Bangladesh and Pakistan, BJP National Secretary Rahul Sinha said on Monday.
The West Bengal Assembly on Monday passed a resolution demanding scrapping of contentious new citizenship law.
Describing as a "temporary arrangement" the return of Sonia Gandhi to the post of Congress president, senior party leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday reiterated his call for elections to all leadership positions in order to revive the party and energise its workers.
With hundreds matching her steps, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday led a colourful rally through the heart of the north Bengal hill town here railing against the new citizenship law CAA and a proposed nationwide NRC.