West Bengal chief minister

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

West Bengal gets investment proposals worth Rs 2.43 lakh crore

In an attempt to regain the confidence of the investing community, Banerjee asked investors to forget about what had happened in the past.

Jan 08, 2015, 17:55 PM IST

West Bengal needs to create growth environment; Centre to support: FM

In a blunt message to West Bengal leadership, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has a responsibility to deliver on promises, even as he assured full support to the state for economic development.

Jan 07, 2015, 15:03 PM IST
JU: Governor seeks report, Mamata says effort to defame state

JU: Governor seeks report, Mamata says effort to defame state

West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi today 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.

Nov 18, 2014, 01:35 AM IST
Come shoot in Bengal, Mamata Banerjee tells filmmakers

Come shoot in Bengal, Mamata Banerjee tells filmmakers

Describing West Bengal as the epitome of natural beauty with its picturesque landscape and beautiful people, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday urged the global film fraternity to use the locales for their films.

Nov 11, 2014, 08:26 AM IST