West Bengal chief minister

Mamata Banerjee into cow politics and Brahmin conventions for vote bank: BJP

Mamata Banerjee into cow politics and Brahmin conventions for vote bank: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday accused West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee of resorting to politics of appeasement for the sake of votes.

Jan 08, 2018, 21:44 PM IST
Dharmendra Pradhan ridicules Patnaik's statement on regional parties' coordination

Dharmendra Pradhan ridicules Patnaik's statement on regional parties' coordination

Union Minister and senior BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday ridiculed Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's statement on coordination between regional parties.

Dec 26, 2017, 13:59 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
Padmavati controversy 'super emergency': West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

Padmavati controversy 'super emergency': West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

The Trinamool Congress supremo exhorted the film industry to protest in unison.

Nov 20, 2017, 16:09 PM IST
Shah Rukh Khan gets a lift from Mamata Banerjee in her small car – Watch

Shah Rukh Khan gets a lift from Mamata Banerjee in her small car – Watch

An interesting video has surfaced online and we can see Shah Rukh in the back seat in the CM’s Santro.

Nov 16, 2017, 12:02 PM IST
FIFA thanks West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's role in India's successful hosting of U-17 World Cup

FIFA thanks West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's role in India's successful hosting of U-17 World Cup

The Salt Lake Stadium had hosted 11 matches of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, including the final. Kolkata co-hosted the mega event along with New Delhi, Guwahati, Navi Mumbai, Kochi and Margao.

Nov 04, 2017, 12:51 PM IST
Centre must dismiss West Bengal government if Mamata doesn't act responsibly: Subramanian Swamy

Centre must dismiss West Bengal government if Mamata doesn't act responsibly: Subramanian Swamy

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday asked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to act responsibly after the latter warned right-wing groups to not play with fire. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that if Banerjee cannot behave responsibly then the Centre must mull to dismiss her government in Bengal.

Sep 18, 2017, 07:21 AM IST
 High time for Mamata Banerjee to stop politics over patriotism: BJP

High time for Mamata Banerjee to stop politics over patriotism: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has always been opposing the Centre`s policies and initiatives, adding it is high time to stop politics over patriotism.

Aug 14, 2017, 13:16 PM IST

Subramanian Swamy advises Mamata Banerjee to let President's rule take over West Bengal

Yesterday, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said that at least four companies of the Border Security Forces (BSF) forces that were deployed by the Centre were turned back by the West Bengal Government. 

Jul 09, 2017, 10:24 AM IST

GJM burns Mamata Banerjee's effigy, threatens to revive Gorkhaland demand

Hundreds of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supporters led by party chief Bimal Gurung waved black flags and burnt effigy of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as they brought out a protest rally in Darjeeling district demanding the state government come up with a written circular about not making Bengali compulsory in the hills.

Jun 06, 2017, 21:16 PM IST
Mamata to reach Delhi on Monday for opposition parties'' meeting

Mamata to reach Delhi on Monday for opposition parties'' meeting

"She will leave for Delhi in the afternoon," said a Trinamool Congress source.

Dec 25, 2016, 22:48 PM IST
Coach Amal Dutta's last rites performed with state honours

Coach Amal Dutta's last rites performed with state honours

Dutta, 86, passed away at a city hospital on Sunday following old age related complications.

Jul 11, 2016, 22:18 PM IST
Mamata Bannerjee backs GST Bill; will she be the catalyst behind Modi govt's reform push?

Mamata Bannerjee backs GST Bill; will she be the catalyst behind Modi govt's reform push?

With Mamata Bannerjee set to assume her chair for the second term as West Bengal Chief Minister, the ruling BJP might see a revival of hope for the passage of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill –that has been pending for a very long time.

May 19, 2016, 15:48 PM IST
India vs Pakistan: Security tightened in city following threat to ICC World T20 match in Kolkata

India vs Pakistan: Security tightened in city following threat to ICC World T20 match in Kolkata

The ATFI had threatened to dig up the pitch of Eden Gardens which is slated to host a India-Pakistan match on March 19.

Mar 13, 2016, 21:57 PM IST

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.

Feb 26, 2016, 19:47 PM IST

Subhas Chandra Bose did not die in 1945, says Mamata Banerjee

Adding to the Netaji death mystery, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said that some letters in the declassified files indicate that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was alive even aft

Sep 19, 2015, 13:04 PM IST
West Bengal government to release Netaji files

West Bengal government to release Netaji files

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced making public the government documents on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

Sep 11, 2015, 16:12 PM IST

FTII unrest: Mamata says Centre must resolve issue

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said the Narendra Modi government must resolve the ongoing unrest at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII).

Aug 21, 2015, 16:08 PM IST

Mamata condoles JB Patnaik's death

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday condoled the death of former Odisha Chief Minister Janaki Ballabh Patnaik.

Apr 21, 2015, 15:23 PM IST

Seven books penned by Mamata Banerjee released at Kolkata book fair inauguration

Seven books penned by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee were released at the 39th International Kolkata Book Fair, which she inaugurated Tuesday alongside British radio and television presenter and journalist Anita Anand.

Jan 28, 2015, 08:25 AM IST