Mamata Banerjee

Five years of Nirbhaya rape: Mamata calls for making society safe

Five years of Nirbhaya rape: Mamata calls for making society safe

The 23-year-old paramedical student was brutally gang-raped inside a moving bus in Delhi on December 16, 2012, which led to her death due to internal injuries 13 days later in a Singapore hospital.

Dec 16, 2017, 16:26 PM IST
Cannot compensate Nirbhaya's loss but let's keep society safe: Mamata Banerjee

Cannot compensate Nirbhaya's loss but let's keep society safe: Mamata Banerjee

Recalling the 2012 gruesome rape and murder case of Nirbhaya in Delhi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday requested people to keep the society safe

Dec 16, 2017, 15:29 PM IST
After Mamata Banerjee, Rajasthan government announces compensation for family of man burnt to death over 'love jihad'

After Mamata Banerjee, Rajasthan government announces compensation for family of man burnt to death over 'love jihad'

Rajasthan government on Saturday announced a Rs 5 lakh compensation to the family of a migrant labourer from West Bengal who was hacked to death in Rajasthan.

Dec 09, 2017, 13:41 PM IST
Mamata announces compensation, job for family of man burnt to death in Rajasthan

Mamata announces compensation, job for family of man burnt to death in Rajasthan

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced Rs 3 lakh compensation to the family of a migrant labourer from the state who was hacked to death in Rajasthan and a job to a family member.

Dec 08, 2017, 17:27 PM IST
Rajnath Singh cautions border states to be vigilant against Rohingya influx

Rajnath Singh cautions border states to be vigilant against Rohingya influx

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has appealed to the states sharing border with neighbouring Bangladesh to be vigilant against the influx of Rohingyas and illegal migrants through the India-Bangladesh border.

Dec 08, 2017, 07:22 AM IST
Trinamool is property of 2 persons, looting democracy in West Bengal: BJP

Trinamool is property of 2 persons, looting democracy in West Bengal: BJP

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday alleged that the Trinamool Congress had come to power in the state via democratic process but since then it is looting democracy in every sphere.

Dec 07, 2017, 18:27 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee expresses grief at Shashi Kapoor's death

Mamata Banerjee expresses grief at Shashi Kapoor's death

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday expressed grief at the passing away of veteran Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor, describing him as a legend.

Dec 04, 2017, 20:04 PM IST

Kolkata school rape case: 2 teachers arrested, BJP attacks Mamata govt

4 year old raped by school teachers in Kolkata.

Dec 03, 2017, 13:00 PM IST
Lakshmi Niwas Mittal meets Mamata Banerjee at her residence in Kolkata

Lakshmi Niwas Mittal meets Mamata Banerjee at her residence in Kolkata

LN Mittal, who hails from Kolkata, where his father ML Mittal had set up a steel business, completed his graduation from St Xavier`s College (now University) topping his stream in Commerce in 1969.

Dec 02, 2017, 21:00 PM IST
After poll defeat, Akhilesh meets 'didi', says SP stands with her in secular battle

After poll defeat, Akhilesh meets 'didi', says SP stands with her in secular battle

BJP said results an eye-opener for those making tall claims against it.

Dec 02, 2017, 18:54 PM IST
West Bengal CM trying to finish Gorkhaland movement: Gurung

West Bengal CM trying to finish Gorkhaland movement: Gurung

The apex court said the movement was one thing, but no one can be allowed to take law into his own hand.

Nov 30, 2017, 20:14 PM IST
Hilarious! Mamata Banerjee uses torch as mic, video goes viral

Hilarious! Mamata Banerjee uses torch as mic, video goes viral

The Trinamool Congress supremo is seen standing at a dias as she was about to deliver a speech when the goof-up took place.

Nov 30, 2017, 13:53 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee praises President Ram Nath Kovind for maintaining low profile

Mamata Banerjee praises President Ram Nath Kovind for maintaining low profile

President Ram Nath Kovind expressed his gratitude to Bengal for the "warm welcome" and thanked the Chief Minister for gifting him one of her own paintings.

Nov 28, 2017, 20:28 PM IST
Bengali film industry to protest against 'Padmavati' row on Tuesday

Bengali film industry to protest against 'Padmavati' row on Tuesday

There will be a total halt in work in the Bengali film industry from 12 noon to 12.15 pm on Tuesday in every studio.

Nov 27, 2017, 21:00 PM IST
West Bengal biz-friendly, legacy issues of Left will take time to dissolve: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal biz-friendly, legacy issues of Left will take time to dissolve: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee, speaking before 300 foreign delegates from the US, Europe, and Asia said the state was strategically poised, safe and sound politically and geographically.

Nov 27, 2017, 17:03 PM IST
BJP leader warns Mamata Banerjee of Shurpanakha-like fate for 'welcoming' Padmavati

BJP leader warns Mamata Banerjee of Shurpanakha-like fate for 'welcoming' Padmavati

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had on Friday said that her government was ready to welcome the film and its crew in the state.

Nov 25, 2017, 13:00 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee says democracy under threat in BJP rule, asks Oppn to unite

Mamata Banerjee says democracy under threat in BJP rule, asks Oppn to unite

Mamata accused the NDA government of trying to halt the developmental process in West Bengal.

Nov 24, 2017, 18:53 PM IST
Padmavati banned in five states, but 'welcome' in Mamata's West Bengal

Padmavati banned in five states, but 'welcome' in Mamata's West Bengal

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee today said that her government was ready to welcome film Padmavati and its crew.

Nov 24, 2017, 18:42 PM IST
BJP only on media and social media, nowhere in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

BJP only on media and social media, nowhere in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that democracy is under threat in the country under the BJP rule and called upon Opposition parties to work together for the greater interest of the people before the next Lok Sabha polls.

Nov 24, 2017, 17:45 PM IST
Ready to work with national opposition: Mamata Banerjee

Ready to work with national opposition: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said she was willing to work with the opposition at the national level to politically take on the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Nov 24, 2017, 15:04 PM IST