West Bengal CM

"Foreign conspiracy has stirred violence in Darjeeling", says West Bengal CM

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee says a foreign conspiracy is behind the violence in Darjeeling.

Jul 08, 2017, 17:33 PM IST
Will declare tea plantation workers' strike 'illegal': Mamata Banerjee

Will declare tea plantation workers' strike 'illegal': Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said her government would declare the proposed tea plantation workers` strike as illegal.

Jun 10, 2017, 20:49 PM IST
Demonetisation: West Bengal CM Mamata joins Arvind Kejriwal in demanding rollback of ''black'' political decision

Demonetisation: West Bengal CM Mamata joins Arvind Kejriwal in demanding rollback of ''black'' political decision

"I have said this before, but given the way the young, old and everyone is suffering let me again appeal to the Central government. Withdraw this `black` political decision which is anti-commoner. Markets across India ruined, purchasing power crashing, people pained," she said in a series of tweets.

Nov 12, 2016, 13:20 PM IST

Jagmohan Dalmiya to be accorded state honours: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday condoled the death of BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya, and said the veteran cricket administrator will be accorded state honours.

Sep 20, 2015, 23:36 PM IST

Mamata has no right to discuss chit fund: Kunal Ghosh

Reiterating his allegations of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her party colleagues being involved in the Saradha scam, suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh on Wednesday said his party leaders had no right to discuss the chit fund issue in the state assembly.

Jun 10, 2015, 23:26 PM IST

Mamata asks Centre to route NREGA money through post offices

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday urged the Centre to route NREGA funds through post offices in places where there are no banks.

May 19, 2015, 23:47 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee hits out at PM Modi over CBI notice to Trinamool Congress

Mamata Banerjee hits out at PM Modi over CBI notice to Trinamool Congress

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took on the Opposition on Sunday urging the people to vote for the Trinamool Congress in the upcoming civic polls.

Apr 12, 2015, 19:34 PM IST

Abdul Basit invites Mamata Banerjee to Pakistan

Pakistan's High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Wednesday invited West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to Pakistan and said she "readily agreed" to student exchange programmes between her state and Pakistan.

Mar 19, 2015, 00:37 AM IST

Mamata asks CPI(M) to join her fight against communalism

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said she was ready to work with opposition CPI(M) on the issue of secularism and warned her government would take stern steps if incidents of conversions took place in the state.

Feb 26, 2015, 23:33 PM IST

Mamata expresses solidarity with Christian march in Delhi

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday expressed "full solidarity" with the silent protest march called by the Christian community in Delhi Thursday against attacks on churches.

Feb 04, 2015, 22:56 PM IST

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.

Sep 20, 2014, 04:46 AM IST

Mamata leaves for Singapore to rope in investment

Expressing hope that talks during her Singapore visit can open new possibilities, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday night urged everyone, especially the media to be positive of her trip which is aimed at roping in investment for the state.

Aug 18, 2014, 02:44 AM IST

Support to Mamata only for coming LS elections: Anna Hazare

Anna Hazare on Thursday said his support to the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was only for coming Lok Sabha elections.

Feb 27, 2014, 21:36 PM IST

Mamata promises stringent action against gang-rape culprits

Assuring of stringent action against cuplrits involved in gang-rape of a woman, WB CM Mamata Banerjee said police had been directed to arrest all those involved in the crime.

Jan 20, 2014, 19:48 PM IST

Mamata wants one-year moratorium on repayment of central loans

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said the state should be given at least a year`s moratorium on repayment of interests on central loans.

Dec 17, 2013, 20:25 PM IST

Day after Assembly polls outcome, Mamata off to Delhi

A day after the assembly poll results in four states, Mamata Banerjee left for Delhi Monday.

Dec 09, 2013, 23:58 PM IST

Mamata absent from programme presided over by President

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday did not attend a programme presided over by President Pranab Mukherjee here.

Nov 22, 2013, 00:44 AM IST

Attempt to create communal discord will be treated sternly: CM

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said her government would deal strongly with any attempt to create communal disharmony in the state.

Sep 11, 2013, 22:42 PM IST

`A national leader is one who does not think of personal interest`

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that a national leader was the one who did not think about personal interest.

Aug 06, 2013, 20:11 PM IST

None in TMC indulges in goondaism: Mamata

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said, none in Trinamool Congress indulged in goondaism and if any did so, they would be driven out.

May 30, 2013, 22:29 PM IST