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Mamata to speak in Delhi Assembly

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she accepted an invitation from the Aam Aadmi Party to deliver an address at a workshop in Delhi Assembly.

Mamata urges people to oppose strike, government warns absentees of action

Hours after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urged people to oppose the general strike called by the central trade unions on September 2, the West Bengal government on Monday came out with a memorandum asking all employees to report for duty on Friday, and threatened to slap showcause notices on those who remain absent a day prior to the strike, the strike day itself, and the next working day.

West Bengal renamed as 'Bangla' in Bengali, 'Bengal' in English; state assembly passes resolution

West Bengal renamed as 'Bangla' in Bengali, 'Bengal' in English; state assembly passes resolution

West Bengal will now be called 'Bangla' in Bengali, Bengal in English and 'Bangal' in Hindi.

West Bengal hospital fire: Three killed, 50 children injured; Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia announced

West Bengal hospital fire: Three killed, 50 children injured; Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia announced

At least three people have been charred to death after a massive fire broke out at Murshidabad Medical College and Hospital in West Bengal today.

Outline solutions, don't become roadblock to progressive democracy: BJP tells Mamata

Outline solutions, don't become roadblock to progressive democracy: BJP tells Mamata

The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) on Saturday cautioned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee not to become roadblock to progressive democracy, and instead, come up with solutions to resolve existing problems. 

JD(U) backs Mamata Banerjee, says resistance against Centre is growing

Backing Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee` s assertion that alleged that the Centre is interfering in the internal affairs of West Bengal, the Janata Dal-United on Saturday said that the mantra of cooperative federalism endorsed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is nothing but a farce.

Mamata Banerjee warns Gorkha Janmukti Morcha against violence

Issuing a stern warning to the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM),A West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said a few people with "vested interests" were trying to create unrest in the hills, and asserted the law will take its own course if there was "violence".

President Pranab Mukherjee on three-day visit to West Bengal

President Pranab Mukherjee will be on a three-day visit, beginning on Monday, to West Bengal, it was announced here on Sunday.

West Bengal renaming: Opposition parties want commission, public debate

Leader of the opposition Abdul Mannan said a commission should be set up to finalise a name.

Sack TMC leaders who figured in Narada sting tapes: BJP

The BJP today demanded that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sack her top leaders who figured in the Narada sting tapes.

West Bengal CM pays homage to Khudiram Bose

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today paid homage to freedom fighter and revolutionary Khudiram Bose on his death anniversary.

"CPI-M will become irrelevant in Indian politics by 2017"

Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy has predicted that by 2017, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will become irrelevant in the Indian political context.

Mamata government bids to take over Tagore Nobel theft probe

The West Bengal government is approaching the central government seeking to take over the probe of theft of Rabindranath Tagore`s Nobel Prize medallion, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday.

12-year-old die of dengue fever in Howrah, toll rises to seven in West Bengal

The dengue toll has risen to seven in West Bengal amid experts cautioning against a viral strain triggering hyper-active immune response, an official said on Wednesday.

Mamata asks people to keep away from chit funds, says 'govt won't be responsible for compensating'

Mamata asks people to keep away from chit funds, says 'govt won't be responsible for compensating'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday urged people to refrain from parking their hard-earned money in chit funds and said the government had no responsibility to compensate them if they lost financially in their endeavour.

Mahasweta Devi cremated with full state honours, thousands attend last rites in Kolkata

Mahasweta Devi cremated with full state honours, thousands attend last rites in Kolkata

Activist-writer Mahasweta Devi was on Friday cremated with full state honours as commoners and eminent personalities led by CM Mamata Banerjee paid their last respects.

Mamata condoles Mahasweta Devi's passing

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday condoled the death of eminent writer Mahasweta Devi, saying the state has lost "a glorious mother".

Mahasweta Devi no more: This is how PM Narendra Modi, others reacted

Mahasweta Devi no more: This is how PM Narendra Modi, others reacted

Eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi passed away at a city nursing home on Thursday following prolonged illness. She was 90.

Mamata Banerjee meets PM Narendra Modi, Arun Jaitley; seeks loan waiver, more funds

Mamata Banerjee meets PM Narendra Modi, Arun Jaitley; seeks loan waiver, more funds

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday and sought a loan waiver and adequate central funds especially in view of floods in her state.

Mamata Banerjee meets PM Narendra Modi

Before meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over lunch at his residence.