In the ongoing 'cash for query' case against Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra, the ethics panel suggested expulsion of the MP. On November 8, the committee, in its report, described Mahua Moitra's actions as "highly objectionable, unethical, heinous, and criminal," emphasizing the need for stringent penalties. In a 500-page report, the panel said, Moitra shared her user ID with unauthorized individuals, received cash and benefits from… read-more
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Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra filed a defamation suit on Tuesday against Bharatiya Janata Party MP Nishikant Dubey, Supreme Court lawyer Jai Anant Dehadrai and several news organisations in the Delhi high court. The development comes after Dubey and Dehadrai alleged that Moitra received cash and gifts as bribes to ask questions in the Lok Sabha, a claim that she denied as “completely baseless”.
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Trinamool Congress leader Abhishek Banerjee along with party workers and leaders sat on a dharna at the Rajghat here on Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary on Monday demanding the release of funds for West Bengal by the Centre. The Lok Sabha MP, accompanied by hundreds of men and women from the party including MPs, MLAs and ministers who had arrived from West Bengal to take part in the protest.
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Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’Brien has been suspended for the entire Monsoon session of the Parliament on Tuesday “for unruly behavior unbecoming of a Member of Rajya Sabha.” The suspension came after a motion was moved by Union Minister Piyush Goyal against O’Brien “for continuously disrupting the proceedings of the House, disobeying the Chair and continuously and wilfully creating a disturbance in the House.”
A fact finding committee of the BJP has came up with a report in the recent poll violence occurred in West Bengal. In the report submitted to the BJP National President JP Nadda, the committee said, "democracy ended in WB." On July 26, the fact finding committee slammed the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) behind the erupted violence and said, "What is this happening Mamata ji? This is condemnable."
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In another incident reported from West Bengal's Malda region, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claimed that two tribal women were stripped naked and assaulted. The incident was reported two days after the viral Manipur sexual assault. On July 22, the BJP I-T cell head… read-more
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TMC Leader Mukul Roy is missing since last night, April 17. According to sources, Roy boarded an IndiGo flight from Kolkata to Delhi, however, Roy is untraceable. Notably, the family of Mukul Roy said, the last he was seen and traceable was in Kolkata when he was set to fly to Delhi. Furthermore, Mukul Roy and his son had an heated argument on Sunday, following which he flew to Delhi.
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The Ram Navami violence and communal clash started taking a political turn, amid a blame game of the political parties, the Trinamool Congress and the BJP. While Mamata Banerjee blamed BJP goons to start the violence, the BJP leaders said, Mamata Banerjee-led Government gave clean chit to all the stone pelters in the region. Meanwhile, BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari filed a plea and demanded a CBI inquiry into the violence.
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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee lashed out at the Indian National Congress and its leader Rahul Gandhi. On March 20, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) President said, Rahul Gandhi is working for the TRP of the PM Narendra Modi led BJP. Banerjee said, "If Rahul Gandhi is the face of the Opposition, then nobody will be able to criticize PM Modi." Mamata's comment came after ruckus over Gandhi's UK remark.
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TMC-led West Bengal Government expelled the party’s youth leaders Kuntal Ghosh and Santanu Bandopadhyay. The leaders were expelled in connection with the multi-crore teachers` recruitment scam in WB. This is the second time that Trinamool has taken such a step in the matter and expelled a leader. Earlier, the prime accused Partha Chatterjee was suspended after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) sleuths started investigation into the matter.
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