Mukul Roy loyalist backs TMC leadership

 A Trinamool Congress MLA, close to out-of-favour senior party leader Mukul Roy, today backed the party leadership amid a deepening divide between Roy and party supremo Mamata Banerje, saying "if there are small stones in rice, they should be separated".

Apprised PM Modi about Teesta deal: Mamata Banerjee

Ahead of meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said she has apprised the centre about her recent Dhaka visit and talks concerning the Teesta water sharing deal.

Mamata Banerjee non-committal on if Teesta will figure in talks with PM

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said she had apprised the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj about the outcome of her recent Bangladesh visit.

Mamata Banerjee defends idea to paint Kolkata in blue and white

The move to give Kolkata the distinctive blue-white signature theme has earned brickbats from opposition parties, prompting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to back her decision today by giving example of famed "Pink City" Jaipur.

Mamata Banerjee to leave for Delhi on March 8 to meet PM on debt waiver

Setting aside her differences with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will leave for Delhi on March 8 to meet him seeking a waiver of the huge debt her government is burdened with.

Trinamool Congress will do better in KMC polls: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the Trinamool Congress ruled Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) board has worked well for the development of the people of Kolkata in the past five years and will perform well in the coming civic polls.

West Bengal Assembly defers discussion on chit fund to next session

The non-official discussion on chit funds in the West Bengal Assembly, which was to take place tomorrow on the last day of the budget session, has been deferred to the next session.

Mamata Banerjee condemns killing of Bangladeshi blogger

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday condemned the brutal murder of American- Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy, saying everyone has the freedom of speech and expression.

West Bengal Assembly to discuss chit fund issue on Wednesday

The West Bengal Assembly will discuss the chit fund issue and its fallout on the last day of its ongoing Budget Session on Wednesday.

Special assistance package a bluff: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday dismissed as a "bluff" the special assistance proposed by the central government for her state, and demanded the centre stop taking away funds towards repayment of loans.

Financial package to West Bengal a bunkum: Mamata
Financial package to West Bengal a bunkum: Mamata

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who has sought to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi for debt waiver, Monday termed as a 'bunkum' reports that West Bengal had been given a financial package and stuck to her demand that Centre stop deducting interests on loans.

TMC leaders counter Mukul Roy, hail Mamata Banerjee as driving force

As deposed Trinamool Congress General Secretary Mukul Roy's future course of action is the subject of animated discussion in political circles here, several TMC leaders have reposed their faith in party supremo Mamata Banerjee, saying she is the driving force.

Partha Chatterjee asks party workers to strengthen hands of Mamata

 Trinamool Congress secretary- general Partha Chatterjee on Sunday asked party workers to strengthen the hands of party chairperson and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Doors open for disgruntled TMC leaders: Congress

Congress in West Bengal on Sunday said its doors were open for any leader or worker in the Trinamool Congress, as speculation mounted over the future course of action of Mukul Roy, who was considered TMC's second in-command before falling out with Mamata Banerjee.

Sacked Mukul Roy unfazed, draws fire from Trinamool leaders

A day after being sacked as the general secretary of the West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress, Mukul Roy Sunday said he was "enjoying everything" while noting it was the party`s prerogative to decide about his expulsion.

Mukul Roy removed as TMC general secretary, a day after replaced as party RS leader

Trinamool Congress on Saturday removed Mukul Roy, a former confidante of Mamata Banerjee, from the key post of party general secretary, a day after he was replaced as the party's leader in the Rajya Sabha.

Mamata not even a member when I floated Trinamool: Mukul

Refusing to read much into his sacking as the party`s national general secretary, sidelined Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha member Mukul Roy Saturday took a veiled dig at party supremo Mamata Banerjee, saying she was not even a party member when he initiated the process for the Trinamool`s formation.

Bengal hospitals refusing swine flu patients: NGO tells Mamata

NGO People for Better Treatment (PBT) has termed as "unlawful" the refusal to treat swine flu patients by certain hospitals in West Bengal, and said it would move court if the state government fails to meet its demands of ensuring proper treatment for all patients.

Mamata Banerjee neither trusts her party nor TMC leaders: BJP on Mukul Roy's removal

Taking a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee, shortly after her close aide Mukul Roy was stripped of from all party posts, Bharatiya Janata Party said on Saturday that 'the Bengal CM has lost faith in everyone including her party leaders'.

Mamata Banerjee to raise issue of debt waiver with Prime Minister

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who had sought to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time in nine months after his assuming office, on Friday said she will raise the state's debt waiver issue with him.