Seven books penned by Mamata Banerjee released at Kolkata book fair inauguration

Seven books penned by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee were released at the 39th International Kolkata Book Fair, which she inaugurated Tuesday alongside British radio and television presenter and journalist Anita Anand.

Kolkata to be first fully wi-fi enabled metro soon: Mamata Banerjee

India`s eastern metropolis Kolkata will become the country`s first fully wi-fi enabled metro city in the next two or three months, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Tuesday.

Mobile app for Kolkata Book Fair visitors
Mobile app for Kolkata Book Fair visitors

Visitors to the 39th International Kolkata Book Fair, that begins Jan 28, now have assistance at their finger tips, courtesy a mobile app providing all the relevant details about the fest.

Brinda terms Mamata regime `tyrant`

CPI(M) Polit Bureau member Brinda Karat today described as `tyranny` the abrupt cancellation of the release of a book on atrocities against women written by eminent feminist Jasodhara Bagchi in the Kolkata Book Fair.

Facing bans, Nasrin says no hope of returning to Kolkata

Apprehensive that her latest book `Nishiddho` will be pulled out of the ongoing Kolkata Book Fair and be banned, controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasrin on Monday said such restrictions are the "real death" of a writer.

I will slap you, you uncivilised people: Mamata to journalists

After drawing flak for suggesting that security personnel should be whipped, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday again lost her cool, threatening to slap photo-journalists.

Cops file case against Mamata for ‘whipping’ remark

A day after an angry West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee screamed at her security guards saying they "should be whipped" for making her wait for her car, a complaint was today filed against her in the State Human Rights Commission.

Car delay angers Mamata at Book Fair

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee late Wednesday lost her cool and screamed in public at her security guards for delay in arrival of her car at the Kolkata Book Fair site.

Portrait artists protest being shut out of book fair

A group of portrait artists Wednesday mounted protests at the 37th Kolkata International Book Fair after they were barred from showcasing their talent at the fair-venue.

Mamata a best-selling author at Kolkata Book Fair

Guess who is the hottest-selling
author at the ongoing Kolkata Book Fair?Not Chetan Bhagat or Vikram Seth, but West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee.