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.
Amid deteriorating weather conditions as an impact of approaching very severe cyclonic storm Bulbul, West Bengal on Saturday remained peaceful and calm after the Supreme Court judgement on Ayodhya case.
Six months after its high-voltage Lok Sabha poll performance in West Bengal, the BJP faces another crucial test of its popularity in the eastern state - albeit on a much smaller scale - in the by-elections to three assembly constituencies slated for November 25.
RSS functionaries on Wednesday decided to approach leaders across the political spectrum in its efforts to promote harmony in the wake of the Supreme Court verdict in the Ayodhya case, which is expected soon.
A fresh confrontation seems to be brewing between the Raj Bhavan and the state government, with the Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Wednesday tweeting he was trying to "read between the lines" of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's advice for college and university teachers 'to come to her directly in case of any problem and not to be unduly bothered about what someone else tells them'.
West Bengal's opposition BJP on Saturday named its state unit vice president Joy Prakash Majumder as the party candidate for the Karimpur assembly seat by-polls scheduled for November 25.
Within hours after the Kulgam attack on Tuesday that killed five labourers from West Bengal working in Kashmir, politics of a different nature raised its head in the eastern state focussing on Bengal, Bengali and Bengaliness.
Springing a surprise that has set political tongues wagging, BJP leader Sovan Chattopadhyay and his friend Baisakhi Bandopadhyay on Tuesday visited West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's South Kolkata residence on "bhaiphonta" (Brothers' Day).
"Parota is better than Paratha", "Bengal is better than Bangal" (the way non-Bengalis pronounce Bengal) - anonymous white and maroon flexes and stickers appearing all over Kolkata and its suburbs have created a buzz, with speculations rife about those behind the exercise and the politics playing out in the background.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday described as "unconstitutional" and alleged censorship after his two proposed meetings in the Sundarbans failed to take off with the district administrations refusing to send the invites and informing him instead that permission of the state government was required for such "action".
There is no one even close to Narendra Modi when it comes to the choice of Prime Minister of the country, according to a -CVoter poll survey in Haryana and Maharashtra ahead of the October 21 Assembly polls there.