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BJP richest national party; Mamata’s TMC pips Congress for 2nd spot

As per the poll panel data on the annual income of the national parties, the total income of seven national parties, excluding the BJP, during 2021-22 was Rs 1,372.16, while the BJP alone earned Rs 1,917.12 crore

Nothing Happens In TMC Without Mamata’s Nod: Sukanta Majumdar

NEW DELHI: Nothing happens in the Trinamool Congress (TMC) without the approval of Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, said Sukanta Majumdar, the state chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He blamed the TMC supremo for Bengal’s corruption. “Without the direction of Mamata Banerjee, Partha Chatterjee couldn’t have anything because it is a very common

Adhikaris Assert Adhikar: Father, Son MPs Defy Didi, Vote For BJP’s Dhankhar

KOLKATA: Ignoring Mamata Banerjee’s diktat to abstain from the Vice Presidential election, two Trinamool Congress Members of Parliament Shishir Adhikari and Dibyendu Adhikari exercised their franchise on Saturday. Shishir Adhikari is the father of the current Leader of Opposition in the Bengal Assembly and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari. Dibyendu, on the other

High-Voltage Drama Rages At Ex-TMC MLA’s Hearing

KOLKATA: The raging high-voltage drama at the special courtroom hearing of Kolkata’s multi-crore scam case, involving a suspended minister from CM Mamata Banerjee’s Cabinet Partha Chatterjee and his close aide Arpita Mukherjee became more pronounced on Friday. The defense counsel and Enforcement Directorate (ED) lawyer continued to be at loggerheads during the hearing. While praying for

New Bengal Ministers Take Oath; Supriyo Gets IT & Tourism 

KOLKATA: Mamata Banerjee-led Bengal government on Wednesday inducted nine new faces including famous singer Babul Supriyo into the cabinet. The new ministers were sworn in at Raj Bhavan. Among the prominent names, Supriyo gets the IT and Tourism ministry while Snehasis Chakraborty gets the transport ministry. Pradip Majumder was allotted the department of panchayat and

Ex Union Min Supriyo Among 8 Likely To Be In Didi’s Cabinet

KOLKATA: Former Union minister Babul Supriyo is among the eight new faces who will be inducted into the Bengal government helmed by Mamata Banerjee. Supriyo was with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) before switching allegiance to TMC last year after being dropped from the Modi cabinet. The famous singer now represents the Ballygunge constituency in the

Bengal BJP Leader Briefs HM Shah On Chatterjee, CAA

NEW DELHI: The Leader of Opposition in the Bengal assembly Suvendu Adhikari on Tuesday met Union home minister Amit Shah. The meeting came against the backdrop of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) tightening its noose around prominent Trinamool Congress leader Partha Chatterjee in the multi-crore SSC Recruitment Scam. Sources told The New Indian that Adhikari briefed

Didi Relents, TMC Suspends Partha Chatterjee

KOLKATA: Amidst mounting pressure, Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Thursday suspended Partha Chatterjee from the party till the investigations are over. The TMC disciplinary committee met in Kolkata today and took the decision to suspend Chatterjee, a fellow committee member as well as an influential party leader. TMC’s all-powerful national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee announced, “Partha

SSC Scam: Bengal Congress Plans Protest Rally On Saturday

KOLKATA: Sharpening its voice against the SSC Recruitment Scam, West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee plans to organise a massive protest rally and agitation programme on Saturday. West Bengal Pradesh Congress president Adhir Ranjan Choudhury will be present in the protest rally that will begin from PCC Headquarters, Bidhan Bhavan to Dharmatala Y Channel. The protest

Partha Used To Keep Money At My Home: Bengal Min’s Aide To ED

KOLKATA: In a big development in the ongoing Enforcement Directorate (ED) investigation into the Bengal SSC Recruitment Scam, Arpita Mukherjee said that state industries minister Partha Chatterjee used to keep money at her home. Mukherjee, a key aide of the Bengal minister, is in the spotlight after ED recovered more than ₹51 crores from her