West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday congratulated Atletico de Kolkata for winning the maiden Indian Super League beating Kerala Blasters 1-0 in the final match played at DY Patil Stadium today.
A banquet hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee for a visiting foreign dignitary on Friday night provided the platform for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his report his bitter political foe West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee to meet and exchange pleasantries.
New Delhi: Lending his support to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Janata Dal (United) leader Ali Anwar on Friday opined that whichever government is in power at the Centre misuses the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as a political tool against its opponents.
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's close aide and state's Transport Minister Madan Mitra, who was recently arrested by the CBI in multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam, was produced before the Alipore court on Friday.
Continuing her tirade against the CBI which is probing the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday listed some of its failures while questioning the central government`s inaction in curbing similar chit funds.
New Delhi: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday hit back at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for alleging a political vendetta against her Trinamool Congress (TMC) by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the Saradha chit-fund scam.
Pulling no punches in her attack against BJP for allegedly pursuing "political vendetta" against TMC, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday charged that Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was being used as a "political tool" by the NDA government and was functioning as "a department of the PMO".
New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the BJP of political vendetta against her Trinamool Congress and reiterated that her party had no connection with the Saradha chit-fund scam.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday criticised West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's visit to New Delhi, stating that she was attempting to protect Trinamool Congress (TMC) ministers who have been implicated in the Saradha scam.
Crying "shame" over the dastardly killing of school children by terrorists in Pakistan`s Peshawar city, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said it was an "irreparable loss to the world family".
The BJP on Wednesday attacked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for blaming RAW for the Burdwan blast, saying her remarks were against national interest and that she should take lessons about the ill effects of appeasing fundamentalism from the recent attacks in Pakistan.
Accusing TMC of holding Parliament to ransom over the arrest of its party leaders in connection with Saradha scam, BJP national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh on Tuesday said Mamata Banerjee's protests over arrest of her cabinet minister Madan Mitra was due to the fear that he might "sing before CBI".
Accusing Mamata Banerjee regime of being the 'most corrupt regime' of Bengal since Independence, BJP national spokesperson MJ Akbar on Tuesday refuted claims by TMC that CBI investigation into Saradha scam was politically motivated.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee should have resigned over her cabinet member Madan Mitra's arrest in connection with the Saradha scam, CPI-M on Tuesday said but added it did not want Article 356 to be imposed in the state.
West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra - who was arrested in the Saradha chit fund scam - Tuesday accused the CBI of pressurising him to take the names of his party leadership, including that of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Trinamool Congress members on Tuesday alleged in Lok Sabha that CBI was being misused in the Saradha scam and staged a walkout, even as government said it was willing to discuss issues related to the fraud.
West Bengal's political scene experienced a paradigm shift in 2014 with BJP, powered by a good show in the Lok Sabha polls and capitalising on the Saradha chit fund scam and Burdwan blast, emerging as a strong force and putting ruling Trinamool Congress on the backfoot.