Mamata Banerjee on Monday asked whether some of the most sought after Bengali things that originate from across the border were to be deemed infiltrators or refugees amid the heightened debate between Trinamul and the BJP on "illegal migration from Bangladesh".
Trinamul youth wing chief and Diamond Harbour MP Abhishek Banerjee has sent a legal notice to BJP national president Amit Shah, seeking an unconditional apology for his alleged disparaging remarks and warning legal action if he fails to do so.
P.S. Golay, the president of the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha, on Monday assailed chief minister Pawan Chamling and his government on a number of fronts and even threatened to go on a fast-unto-death if the fifth pay commission was not implemented with retrospective effect from January 1, 2016.
The Trinamul Congress said on Monday that it had backed six candidates in elections to the managing committee of Vidyasagar Higher Secondary School in Bijanbari to ensure that democratic process started in the hills.
Differences have cropped up within Trinamul in Alipurduar district over the selection of sabhadhipati of the zilla parishad as workers and leaders in Kumargram and Falakata blocks have proposed their own candidates.