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Mamata promises to set up more development boards in Darjeeling hills

With an eye on the coming Panchayat and municipal polls in Darjeeling district, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday promised to set up more development boards representing specific communities in the northern Bengal hills.

#MartyrsNotBeggars: Twitter explodes as Mamata Banerjee gives compensation of Rs 2 lakh to Uri attack martyrs

#MartyrsNotBeggars: Twitter explodes as Mamata Banerjee gives compensation of Rs 2 lakh to Uri attack martyrs

A number of internet users must be wondering that why #MartyrsNotBeggars hash tag was trending on Twitter on Thursday.

Mamata Banerjee urges people to work for peace

The International Day of Peace is observed every year around the world on this day.

Mamata Banerjee against all-party meeting on Uri attack

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday expressed her apprehensions over calling an all-party meeting on the Uri terror attack.

Mamata expresses grief over soldiers' deaths in Uri attack

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday expressed grief over the deaths of 17 soldiers in a terrorist attack on an army camp in Uri town of Jammu and Kashmir.

Lata Mangeshkar to be conferred Bengal's Bangabibhushan award

Lata Mangeshkar to be conferred Bengal's Bangabibhushan award

Banerjee said she has already spoken to Mangeshkar who has agreed to accept the award.

Ex-WB Cong chief Manas Bhunia likely to join Trinamool on Monday

Ex-WB Cong chief Manas Bhunia likely to join Trinamool on Monday

Former West Bengal Pradesh Congress chief Manas Bhunia, now a dissident leader, is likely to join the ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday, a senior ruling party leader said.

Mamata alleges discrepancies in new electoral list

Alleging discrepancies in the new electoral list prepared by the Election Commission, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today asked the party leaders and elected representatives to  compare it with the old list.

Mamata Banerjee returns land to Singur farmers, sends out message to Tatas

Mamata Banerjee returns land to Singur farmers, sends out message to Tatas

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday handed over land 'parchas' and cheques to the farmers in Singur even as she sent messages to firms saying any company willing to set up auto firm in the state is "welcome".

Mamata balancing industry and people's rights: Mitra

Banerjee will meet deputy prime minister of Singapore at Bangkok in November and will discuss on transformation of Singapore and West Bengal.

Festive mood in Singur as Mamata set to distribute 800 cheques to farmers today

Festive mood in Singur as Mamata set to distribute 800 cheques to farmers today

The Trinamool Congress chief will honour her promise of giving land back to the farmers by formally handing over of the `land parchas`.

Singur all decked up for Mamata's triumphant date with farmers on Wednesday

A festive mood prevails in Singur where West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will on Wednesday return 9,117 land records to farmers and compensate 800 peasants from whom land had been taken against their will for the Tata Motors' Nano project, redeeming a pledge she made years back.

Vegetarians and non-vegetarians will eat what they like, who are they to question: Mamata warns cow vigilantes

Vegetarians and non-vegetarians will eat what they like, who are they to question: Mamata warns cow vigilantes

The chief minister said while replying to a question if any action would be taken against cow vigilantes.

West Bengal to return land ownership to 9,117 farmers in Singur on September 14

West Bengal to return land ownership to 9,117 farmers in Singur on September 14

 Stating that her government would follow the Supreme Court order cancelling the Singur land acquisition "line by line", the West Bengal government today asserted land 'parcha' would be distributed among 9,117 farmers on September 14.

Mamata Banerjee declines comment on Madan Mitra's release

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday declined comment on the release of Trinamool Congress heavyweight Madan Mitra who was arrested in connection with the Saradha scam about two years ago.

Death penalty for tribal youth for rape and murder of 5-yr-old

A tribal youth was awarded capital punishment by a court here on Tuesday for raping and killing a five-year-old girl 10 months ago.

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee gifts Bible bound in Baluchari silk to Pope Francis

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee gifts Bible bound in Baluchari silk to Pope Francis

Mother Teresa, the nun whose work with the dying and destitute of Kolkata made her a global icon of Christian charity, was made a saint on Sunday.

Bharat Bandh LIVE: Yechury attacks PM over Reliance Jio 4G ads; CPI (M) says Kejriwal competing with Modi

The nationwide day-long strike on Friday by Left-affiliated trade unions against the BJP-led central government's "anti-labour" policies affected normal life in several states.

Mother Teresa's canonisation ceremony: Mamata Banerjee leaves for Rome

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Friday left for Italy on a week-long visit to Rome and Germany to attend Mother Teresa's canonisation ceremony.

Trade unions strike: Mamata warns of stern action

Opposing the country-wide strike on September 2 called by central trade unions, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said her government will take strongest possible action against "miscreants" who try to disrupt public life and will ensure compensation for any damage to shops or vehicles.