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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.