Mamata Banerjee offers job to kin of custodial death victim

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday offered job for one of the family members of a youth who's alleged custodial death recently sparked protests at Anara railway colony in Purulia district.

Probes on crimes against women now faster than before: Mamata Banerjee

Investigations and judicial proceedings on crimes against women have now become faster than before in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said.

Mamata wants Governors to follow state govt's advice in HC judge appointments

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wants the Centre to clearly mention in National Judicial Appointments Bill that the Governor will have to follow the advice of the state government in the appointment of High Court judges.

TMC leader found hacked to death

A block-level Trinamool Congress leader was found hacked to death in his residence at Upper Bagdogra here and investigations are on by the detective department to track the killers.

Mamata's agitation for Singur will not go waste: Partha Chatterjee

Senior Trinamool Congress leader and West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on Thursday said Mamata Banerjee's hunger strike and agitation for Singur's farmers in 2006 will not go waste and hoped that the Tata Group will understand the language of the people of Singur and will return the land of unwilling farmers.

DNA: End of BJP-Shiv Sena 25 year of alliance

The seat-sharing tussle between two parties finally led to the collapse of the twenty-five year-old alliance between Shiv Sena and the BJP which also saw the two sides blaming each other for not showing enough flexibility in saving the alliance.

West Bengal Governor credits Mamata with industry initiatives

West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi on Thursday credited Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her initiatives in attracting industries to the state and said the government has to create an atmosphere to promote industrial and commercial growth.

'Shoot and rape' comments: Calcutta HC orders FIR against Trinamool MP Tapas Pal
'Shoot and rape' comments: Calcutta HC orders FIR against Trinamool MP Tapas Pal

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday ordered filing of an FIR against Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal and a CID probe over his controversial remarks against women.

Mamata Banerjee cautions against price rise during festival time

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday cautioned against price rise during the festive season, while directing her officials to maintain a strict vigil over the prices of vegetables, fish and essential commodities and initiate steps to prevent hoarding of items.

Mamata blames media owners, opponents for negative state image

Faced with criticism over Saradha chit fund scam and other issues, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday berated a "section of media owners" and "political opponents" for harming the state's interests by projecting it in a negative light.

Vrindavan widows angry with Hema Malini, to talk to Mamata

Worried about their future in the holy town of Vrindavan after local MP Hema Malini's "outsider" remarks, a group of widows on Tuesday left for their home state West Bengal where they want to discuss the matter with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Jadavpur University molestation case: West Bengal govt​ announces 5-member probe committee

The West Bengal government on Monday announced a five-member committee to investigate the alleged harassment of a girl student in Jadavpur University and will submit its report 'as soon as possible'.

WB govt decides to form probe panel on JU's molestation case

The West Bengal government on Sunday decided to form a panel to investigate the recent case of alleged harassment of girl student in Jadavpur University, which has rocked the campus with students demanding the Vice Chancellor's resignation.

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to write book to counter 'slur' by Opposition

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has decided to write a book to counter the allegations of the high-profile chit-fund scam and other charges that have been levelled against her party and her government.

Jadavpur University stalemate: Governor seeks report, Mamata says effort to defame state

West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi on Thursday asked the state education minister to resolve the stalemate in Jadavpur University in the wake of Tuesday night's police action on the agitating students.

Saradha scam: Kunal Ghosh drags Transport Minister Madan Mitra's name

Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh Thursday dragged the names of West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra as well as party Rajya Sabha MP Srinjoy Bose and his father in the Saradha case in a city court amidst loud protests by a section of lawyers.

BJP presses Mamata to ensure safety of women in West Bengal

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Siddharth Nath Singh on Wednesday exhorted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to ensure women's safety in the state.

CPI-M seeks probe into Saradha funds for Bangladesh

The CPI-M Monday sought a central government probe into allegations that the Saradha Group scam money was channelised to Bangladesh to fund terror acts against India and challenged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to seek a clean chit from the CBI on the scandal.

Will quit politics if TMC's link with Saradha is proved: Mukul Roy

Trinamool Congress general secretary Mukul Roy on Monday said he would quit politics if the party's link with Saradha ponzi scheme scam is proved.

Kolkata: Park Street rape victim barred from eatery

An Anglo-Indian woman, who was allegedly raped inside a moving car here in 2012, on Sunday claimed she was denied entry into a restaurant for being a "rape victim". The restaurant refuted the claim.