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Parents of Indian prisoner Hamid Ansari plead govt to bring son back from Pakistani prison

Unable to holdback her tears ever since knowing that her son Hamid Ansari, who is in a Pakistani Jail, was attacked, his mother Fauzia Ansari has been pleading to the government to do everything in its power to bring her son back.

Poll victory: Andhra CM Naidu congratulates Jayalalithaa, Mamta Banerjee

Poll victory: Andhra CM Naidu congratulates Jayalalithaa, Mamta Banerjee

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday congratulated his Tamil Nadu and West Bengal counterparts J Jayalalithaa and Mamata Banerjee over the victory of AIADMK and All India Trinamool Congress in the Assembly elections.

Speeches by PM Modi, Mamata under EC scanner, TMC candidate Molla censured

Speeches by PM Modi, Mamata under EC scanner, TMC candidate Molla censured

Election Commission is examining speeches by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee made this this week in poll rallies in Asansol for any model code of conduct violation even as it censured Trinamool candidate Abdur Razzak Molla for his remarks.

West Bengal polls: Mamata will suffer same fate as Indira in 1977, says Sushma Swaraj

Swaraj also said TMC government has become synonymous with corruption and claimed that the flyover collapse in Kolkata proved the depths of corruption into which it has sunk.

Congress, CPM always worked together, masks are now off: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata said on Wednesday that Congress and CPM always worked together and that had now come out in the open.

Mamata dares Congress, Left to forge alliance officially

Mamata Banerjee also mocked a section of Congress leaders who advocated the tie-up with the Left.

Triple murder in Kolkata: Woman, 2 children found dead

Triple murder in Kolkata: Woman, 2 children found dead

A woman along with her two sons has been found dead at her home in Palm Avenue area in Kolkata on early Saturday, police said.

Narayanan officially leaving on July 4: Mamata

Refraining from commenting on the resignation of state Governor M K Narayanan, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that Narayanan was officially leaving on July 4.

Mamata pins hope on Modi govt for debt repayment problem

Denied of any relief from the UPA-II government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today pinned her hopes on the new BJP government at the Centre for a positive response on the state`s huge debt repayment problem.

Like-minded parties need to capture power at Centre: Mamata

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee said it was time for "like-minded forces" to capture power at the Centre.

Constituent quits before crucial GJAC meet, Mamata makes appeal

In another blow to the GJM-led eight party GJAC in Darjeeling, a constituent quit on the eve of the hill platform`s crucial meeting on Friday.

There is peace in WB, it`s not being liked: Mamata

With the legal imbroglio over the panchayat elections in West Bengal moving to the Supreme Court, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday hit out at the SEC and the Opposition for demanding deployment of central forces.

WB panchayat polls not possible without adequate forces: SEC

Panchayat elections in West Bengal sank deeper into uncertainty on Monday with the State Election Commission telling the Calcutta High Court that without adequate security forces it cannot hold the polls.

Jayalalithaa, Mamata to skip meet on internal security

J Jayalalithaa and Mamata Banerjee will not attend Wednesday`s Chief Ministers` conference on internal security where a new strategy is likely to be chalked out to check the growing violence by Naxals.

Will publish posters against CPI(M) canards: Mamata

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee mocked her predecessor Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee`s comment that the former Left Front regime had kept chit funds at bay and promised to publish `posters` against canards by the Marxist party.

Mamata wants people of Darjeeling hills to be happy

Despite political differences between the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) and her government, Mamata Banerjee said she wished everyone in the Darjeeling hills and other parts of the state `to be happy and stay together`.

Birbhum clash has nothing to do with land acquisition

Saying "sorry" for the police-villagers clash at Loba village, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee denied it had anything to do with land acquisition.

Trinamool deadline ends, Sonia holds talks with Cong leaders

Congress President Sonia Gandhi held consultations with party leaders as the 72-hour deadline set by Trinamool Congress for rollback of diesel price hike, LPG subsidy cap and FDI in retail ended on Monday.

Mamata for all party team to Centre on moratorium

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today sought to send an all-party delegation to the Centre to press the state`s demand for a three-year moratorium on interest payments.

TMC MPs vote against key bill, Govt dials Mamata

Members of UPA ally Trinamool Congress voted against a key bill in Lok Sabha that prompted an embarrassed government to immediately take it up with Mamata Banerjee.