CBI being used as political weapon by central government: TMC

Peeved by allegations that Saradha Group was favoured in getting a contract from IRCTC, a railway catering and tourism wing, Trinamool Congress on Tuesday claimed that CBI, which is probing the multi-crore chit fund scam, is being used as a political weapon by the Centre.

CBI probe reveals link between Saradha scam, Mamata Banerjee?
CBI probe reveals link between Saradha scam, Mamata Banerjee?

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's name has now got dragged into the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam.

Mamata Banerjee announces Cooch Behar-Kolkata air services

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced a slew of projects for development of North Bengal including air services between Cooch Behar and Kolkata via Durgapur, where a new airport is coming up in collaboration with Changi of Singapore.

Anxious Trinamool scurrying to CPI-M to woo back minorities: BJP

With West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee indicating her Trinamool Congress was not averse to the idea of a tie-up with the CPI-M, the BJP Saturday claimed the swaying of minority voters towards it has led to the ruling party scurrying to its traditional foes for survival.

No question of alliance with Mamata Banerjee: Left
No question of alliance with Mamata Banerjee: Left

The Left parties, including major partner CPI(M), on Saturday ruled out the possibility of joining hands with Trinamool Congress to counter BJP, a day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that no one was "untouchable" in politics including the communists.

Can consider tie-up from CPI-M if it so proposes: Mamata Banerjee
Can consider tie-up from CPI-M if it so proposes: Mamata Banerjee

Averring that no one is "untouchable", West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said her Trinamool Congress would consider and discuss the matter if a proposal for a tie-up came from her long-time foe CPM.

Modi government believes in selling out nation: Mamata
Modi government believes in selling out nation: Mamata

 Accusing Narendra Modi government of trying to sell out the nation to foreign powers by allowing FDI in various sectors, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said any global economic downturn in future would have severe implications on the Indian economy.

Bengal rape incidents gone down by 12 per cent: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said she was strictly against rape or any other atrocities against women and stated that incidents of rape has reduced by 12 per cent in the state.

Bengal to send officers to Singapore for training

The West Bengal government will send to Singapore officers who come up with good performances for further training, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here Friday.

Trinamool Congress does not need chit fund money: Mamata

With the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate closing in on the Saradha money trail, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said her party does not need chit fund money to run its affairs and warned those engaged in "political maligning" to shield the "real culprits"

Another TMC leader draws flak for rape comment

After Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal,a party MLA has sparked controversy with his "insensitive" remark that "as long as the world exists, rape will be there", inviting strong condemnation from women's rights groups and parties with BJP demanding police action against the legislator.

Investors ready to ignore 'malicious lies' about WB: Mamata

A lot of foreign investors are keen to invest in West Bengal and are ignoring the "malicious lies" about the state government, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday as she hit out at the critics of her recent tour of Singapore.

Rapes will continue to occur as long as world exists: TMC MLA Dipak Haldar
Rapes will continue to occur as long as world exists: TMC MLA Dipak Haldar

In an outrageous comment, a Trinamool Congress MLA said rapes will continue to occur as long as the world exists.

 

Mitra slams Jaitley for questioning Mamata`s Singapore trip

Slamming Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for questioning West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s official visit to Singapore, state finance minister Amit Mitra on Sunday said that the former was doing "politics" and criticised him for making comments without knowing the developmental process in the state.

Why go to Singapore when against FDI, Jaitley asks Mamata

Arun Jaitley questioned West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee`s recent Singapore visit to attract investment, noting that her Trinamool Congress had opposed FDI in defence on the ground that it was opposed to foreign funding.

Arun Jaitley questions Mamata`s Singapore trip

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday questioned the inconsistency between West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s opposition to FDI in defence and her trip to Singapore to seek foreign investment.

BJP demands white paper on Mamata Banerjee`s Singapore visit

The BJP Saturday demanded that the West Bengal government issue a white paper on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s maiden foreign visit to Singapore.

BJP demands white paper on Mamata`s Singapore trip

The BJP on Saturday demanded that the West Bengal government should publish a white paper about Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s trip to Singapore to attract investments.

Trinamool leader calls for burning `real` human effigies!

Even as the controversy surrounding Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal`s rape and kill remarks is yet to subside, a party legislator has now talked about burning "real human effigies".

Several pacts signed at Mamata`s Singapore visit

Three major agreements were signed on Wednesday during West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s five-day visit to Singapore aimed at attracting investments for the state.