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SC agrees to hear plea challenging HC verdict allowing Mamata government funding Durga Puja

SC agrees to hear plea challenging HC verdict allowing Mamata government funding Durga Puja

The Supreme Court has agreed to listen to an appeal on Friday challenging the Calcutta High Court's decision allowing West Bengal government to offer grants to puja committees for Durga Puja in the state. 

Oct 11, 2018, 12:46 PM IST
Durga puja pandals in West Bengal to get funds from Mamata govt as Calcutta HC junks plea opposing move

Durga puja pandals in West Bengal to get funds from Mamata govt as Calcutta HC junks plea opposing move

The plea had claimed that giving funds to puja committees is a violation of the secular structure of the Constitution.

Oct 10, 2018, 12:30 PM IST
Mamata calls Gujarat attacks 'very dangerous trend', accuses BJP of failing to control situation

Mamata calls Gujarat attacks 'very dangerous trend', accuses BJP of failing to control situation

Banerjee, a strident critic of the BJP, alleged that the party is only creating confusion and communal tension among people.

Oct 09, 2018, 19:43 PM IST
Mamata takes a veiled dig at PM Modi, compares with Vajpayee's political courtesy

Mamata takes a veiled dig at PM Modi, compares with Vajpayee's political courtesy

Mamata's article appeared in the puja edition of party's mouthpiece Jaago Bangla.

 

Oct 09, 2018, 11:17 AM IST
2019 Lok Sabha polls: BJP plans to take out three Rath Yatras in Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal

2019 Lok Sabha polls: BJP plans to take out three Rath Yatras in Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal

BJP will take out three rath yatras in December.

Oct 09, 2018, 10:48 AM IST
After Mayawati's outburst, will Mamata salvage Mahagathbandhan dream?

After Mayawati's outburst, will Mamata salvage Mahagathbandhan dream?

Mamata has called for a rally in Kolkata on January 19 and invites have been sent to all leaders of non-BJP parties.

Oct 06, 2018, 10:14 AM IST
Mamata wonders how funds already distributed to Durga Puja committees will be taken back

Mamata wonders how funds already distributed to Durga Puja committees will be taken back

Banerjee, while addressing a press conference after party's Core Committee meet, feared that "evil forces" might try to instigate riots during the Puja.

Oct 05, 2018, 22:25 PM IST
Won't let BJP win a single seat in 2019 polls in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

Won't let BJP win a single seat in 2019 polls in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata appealed all opposition parties to come together to unseat the ruling BJP from power in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Oct 05, 2018, 22:12 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal slams Centre's fuel price cut, demands reduction of Rs 10 per litre in petrol, diesel price

Arvind Kejriwal slams Centre's fuel price cut, demands reduction of Rs 10 per litre in petrol, diesel price

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday slammed the Centre's decision of cutting the fuel price by saying that the actual slash should be Rs 10 per litre. 

Oct 04, 2018, 22:07 PM IST
Bengal Police threatened to cancel Shaan-KK concert if I showed up, says Babul Supriyo; attacks Mamata Banerjee's TMC government

Bengal Police threatened to cancel Shaan-KK concert if I showed up, says Babul Supriyo; attacks Mamata Banerjee's TMC government

The singer-turned-politician took to Twitter to vent his anger.

Oct 04, 2018, 09:07 AM IST
States asked to identify Rohingya refugees and collect biometric details: Rajnath Singh

States asked to identify Rohingya refugees and collect biometric details: Rajnath Singh

The Centre will send the biometric reports collected by states to the Myanmar government through diplomatic channel for the resolution of the issue, he said.

Oct 01, 2018, 17:30 PM IST
States will identify Rohingyas, collect biometric details: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

States will identify Rohingyas, collect biometric details: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh, while chairing a meeting of Easter Zonal Council, said that states will identify Rohingyas.

Oct 01, 2018, 15:34 PM IST
SC verdict on Aadhaar victory of people: Mamata Banerjee

SC verdict on Aadhaar victory of people: Mamata Banerjee

Days of the BJP government are over in the country, the chief minister said.

Sep 26, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee blames RSS, BJP for the student deaths, accuses them of creating communal disturbance

Mamata Banerjee blames RSS, BJP for the student deaths, accuses them of creating communal disturbance

The BJP has called a 12-hour shutdown in the state on September 26 to protest against the death of the two students.

Sep 22, 2018, 23:17 PM IST
Bengal BJP worker shares morphed picture of Mamata Banerjee and Naveen Patnaik, arrested

Bengal BJP worker shares morphed picture of Mamata Banerjee and Naveen Patnaik, arrested

Identified as Babuya Ghosh, the man shared the picture on his Facebook wall. Also, he made derogatory remarks about Mamata Banerjee.

Sep 18, 2018, 21:39 PM IST
After Mamata Banerjee, Tejashwi Yadav predicts BJP would lose 100 seats in 3 states in 2019 polls

After Mamata Banerjee, Tejashwi Yadav predicts BJP would lose 100 seats in 3 states in 2019 polls

Tejashwi has predicted that the BJP would lose around 100 out of the 134 parliamentary seats in Bihar, Jharkhand and UP.

Sep 15, 2018, 20:25 PM IST
'Arrogant' BJP failed on all counts, will not cross 200-mark in 2019 polls: Mamata Banerjee

'Arrogant' BJP failed on all counts, will not cross 200-mark in 2019 polls: Mamata Banerjee

TMC chief has expressed confidence that the BJP will be ousted from power in 2019 polls.

Sep 14, 2018, 21:54 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee blames PWD for Majerhat bridge collapse

Mamata Banerjee blames PWD for Majerhat bridge collapse

The bridge in south Kolkata had collapsed killing three and injuring more than 25 on September 4.

Sep 14, 2018, 18:16 PM IST
TMC slams BJP-RSS, says 'tremendous pressure' on organisers to cancel Mamata Banerjee's US programme

TMC slams BJP-RSS, says 'tremendous pressure' on organisers to cancel Mamata Banerjee's US programme

The TMC alleged that the BJP-RSS wanted only one major programme to be held in Chicago on that occasion.

Sep 13, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 28 crore grant for 28,000 Durga Puja committees across West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 28 crore grant for 28,000 Durga Puja committees across West Bengal

The endeavour will cost the exchequer Rs 28 crore, the Chief Minister said.

Sep 10, 2018, 23:25 PM IST

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