All India Trinamool Congress

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All India Trinamool Congress: Political party in India
All India Trinamool Congress is an Indian national political party mostly active in West Bengal. The party is led by its founder and current chief minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee. Following the 2019 general election, it is currently the fifth-largest party in the Lok Sabha with 22 seats. Since its inception the party has been at the forefront of the anti-communist movement in West Bengal.


TMC, BJP supporters clash over Bengal BJP MLA's death case [Video]

TMC, BJP supporters clash over Bengal BJP MLA's death case

Following the shocking death incident of Bengal BJP MLA Debendra Nath Ray, a clash had been ignited between Trinamool Congress and BJP supporters over the 12-hour 'bandh' called by BJP. Police have..

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BJP demands CBI inquiry in killing of West Bengal BJP MLA [Video]

BJP demands CBI inquiry in killing of West Bengal BJP MLA

While speaking to media in Kolkata on July 13, the National Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rahul Sinha spoke on death of BJP MLA Debendra Nath Ray. He said, "We demand Central Bureau of..

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TMC MP's remark on FM Sitharaman is racist, misogynistic: Sambit Patra [Video]

TMC MP's remark on FM Sitharaman is racist, misogynistic: Sambit Patra

Speaking on the controversial remarks given by the TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee on the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, BJP leader and spokesperson Sambit Patra on July 05 said that the remark in not..

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Trinamool Congress councilor shot at by miscreants in West Bengal [Video]

Trinamool Congress councilor shot at by miscreants in West Bengal

Trinamool Congress councilor from ward number 2 of North Barrackpore Municipality, Champa Das has been shot at by miscreants in West Bengal. She has been admitted to a hospital. She has suffered bullet..

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TMC, BJP workers clash over construction of party office in WB's Bardhaman [Video]

TMC, BJP workers clash over construction of party office in WB's Bardhaman

Clash erupted between TMC and BJP workers over the construction of a party office in the Jamalpur Police Station area. Later, the situation was controlled by the police.

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BJP Mahila Morcha protests against TMC over alleged attack on leader Sabyasachi Dutta [Video]

BJP Mahila Morcha protests against TMC over alleged attack on leader Sabyasachi Dutta

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Mahila Morcha staged a protest in Kolkata on June 09 over alleged attack on party leader Sabyasachi Dutta by All India Trinamool Congress (TMC). Dutta is the former mayor..

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BJP will be thrown out of Bengal in 2021 polls, says Mamata Banerjee; Dilip Ghosh hits back

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Bengal BJP MLA found hanging outside shop

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Hindutva leader Tapan Ghosh dies battling Covid-19

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TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee calls Nirmala Sitharaman 'venomous snake'

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Mamata warns TMC leaders of stern action for corruption in Amphan aid distribution

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Mamata Banerjee offers free ration in Bengal till June 2021 as PM Modi announces extension of scheme till Nov 2020

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Banning apps not enough, China needs to be given befitting reply: Mamata Banerjee

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TMC MLA Tamonash Ghosh dies at 60, had tested COVID-19 positive in May

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Amit Shah accuses Mamata of insulting migrants; TMC hits back, says 'BJP hungry for votes'

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TMC appeals to Centre to clear WB dues, wants MPLADS money credited to migrants

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TMC, BJP gear up for 2021 polls in Bengal with virtual campaigns, rallies

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TMC raises questions over railways' 'isolation' coaches for corona care

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Mamata Banerjee borrowing money to run West Bengal: BJP

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People will remember first year of 2nd Modi govt as ‘zero': TMC

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'IMCT= India’s Most Callous Team': TMC says central team spreading political virus in Bengal

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PM Modi pursuing agenda of 'persecute and polarise" against Muslims: TMC in Lok Sabha

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