CM Mamata Banerjee

Prashant Kishor on upcoming West Bengal polls says, 'On May 2, hold me to my last tweet'

Just as the Election Commission of India announced the polling dates for four states and a Union Territory, political strategist Prashant Kishor from West Bengal on Saturday (February 27) said that one of the key battles for democracy will be fought in the state.

Feb 27, 2021, 16:23 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to visit Assam, West Bengal, unveil several projects today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation and inaugurate several railway projects in Hooghly, West Bengal, where the political atmosphere is surcharged after CBI on Sunday served a notice to the wife of TMC leader and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee. 

Feb 22, 2021, 07:25 AM IST

CM Mamata Banerjee flays BJP for insulting Bengali icons, says 'had to face taunts, insult in presence of PM Modi'

 Trinamool Congress chief  Mamata Banerjee branded the BJP as a group of "outsiders" and "Bharat Jalao Party". The West Bengal CM said it has been continuously insulting the icons of Bengal, Netaji being the "latest addition to the list".

Jan 25, 2021, 17:26 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan says he misses hugging CM Mamata Banerjee, she invites him to Kolkata on Rakhi

"Mamata di, I miss you and miss hugging you. Inshallah when I come next time jo bohat hi jald hoga, do-chaar extra hugs le lunga aapse," Shah Rukh told the Bengal CM.

Jan 09, 2021, 16:12 PM IST

Ready to implement PM-Kisan Yojana for Bengal farmers, says CM Mamata Banerjee

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that she has asked the Centre to share details of all those who have registered themselves on the Union government's portal for the programme.

Jan 04, 2021, 22:40 PM IST

Land of Rabindranath Tagore would never allow hate politics to triumph over secularism: CM Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said, "Rabindranath Tagore has created 'Sonar Bangla' several decades ago, all we need to do is to protect the place from the communal onslaught of the BJP."

Dec 29, 2020, 21:21 PM IST

BJP wants to torch Bengal through riots, trying to break universities, educational institutions: CM Mamata Banerjee

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said, "Amartya Sen is our pride. He won the Nobel prize. Be it Abhijit Binayak Banerjee or Amartya Sen, they have a different place in society."

Dec 28, 2020, 20:24 PM IST

Suvendu Adhikari's resignation from TMC not accepted, says West Bengal Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee

WB Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee told ANI, "I have examined the letter and found that the dates have not been specified. Some details not mentioned as per the rules of Constituency."

Dec 18, 2020, 16:23 PM IST

Attack on JP Nadda's convoy: West Bengal Chief Secy, DGP snub Union Home Secy's summons; TMC flays MHA move

The top bureaucrat informed the home ministry that the state government is already addressing the issue with “utmost seriousness”, and said that three cases have been filed for the attack and seven persons have been arrested.

Dec 11, 2020, 19:04 PM IST

J P Nadda Bengal Visit: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee synonymous with 'intolerance’, says BJP president J P Nadda

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president J P Nadda accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of being synonymous with "intolerance", and exuded confidence about forming the next government in the state with more than 200 seats.

Dec 09, 2020, 17:22 PM IST

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee seeks PM Narendra Modi's urgent intervention on price rise of potatoes and onions

The exclusion of onion and potatoes are encouraging vendors to hoard and eventually is resulting in a price hike. 

Nov 09, 2020, 18:19 PM IST

BJP aims to build a strong Bengal, but Mamata Banerjee's aim is to make her nephew next CM: Home Minister Amit Shah

 Home Minister Amit Shah asked the people of West Bengal to provide the BJP an opportunity to serve the state for five years to convert it into 'Sonar Bangla'.  

Nov 06, 2020, 19:31 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee government muzzling opposition voice in West Bengal: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad alleged that the West Bengal government was creating an atmosphere of fear and muzzling opposition voice. Prasad strongly condemned the "barbaric treatment by the West Bengal police" of the BJP workers during today`s "March to Nabanna". 

Oct 08, 2020, 23:28 PM IST

Hathras gang-rape case: Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to lead a protest march in Kolkata today

According to sources in the Trinamool Congress, the party supremo Mamata Banerjee and other senior leaders of the party will begin their march from Birla Planetarium and culminate at the Mahatma Gandhi statue. 

Oct 03, 2020, 11:01 AM IST

CM Mamata Banerjee doles out Rs 50,000 to each Durga Puja committee in West Bengal

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee advised people to take precautions while visiting Durga Puja pandals amid the COVID-19 pandemic. She directed that pandals need to be open from all four sides.

Sep 24, 2020, 18:44 PM IST

Rabindranath Tagore's family writes to Mamata Banerjee against Visva-Bharati authorities

Several luminaries, including members of Rabindranath Tagore's family, have written to Mamata Banerjee against the Visva- Bharati authorities, urging her government to take possession of a century-old heritage road as they fear that access to it might be blocked.

Sep 12, 2020, 02:03 AM IST

Opposition ruled states should collectively approach Supreme Court for deferring NEET, JEE Main exams: CM Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee said, "The exams are in September. Why should the lives of students be put at risk? We have written to the PM, but there has been no response." 

Aug 26, 2020, 21:08 PM IST

Howrah needs proper planning before heavy rains start: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to HRBC officials

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee directed the state officials to take precautionary measures regarding flooding due to heavy rains in Howrah, Hooghly and South 24 Parganas.

Aug 24, 2020, 16:23 PM IST

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee calls PM Narendra Modi's financial package a big zero

"We will give an ad-hock Rs 4,200 bonus during festive times and the eligibility has been increased as well. 10 lakh government employees will benefit from this and it is worth Rs 420 crore," she said.

May 13, 2020, 19:41 PM IST

Telinipara communal clashes: 56 arrested, Section 144 CrPC imposed; CM Mamata Banerjee vows stern action against culprits

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee slammed a section of BJP leaders for allegedly instigating communal clashes and said that those found guilty will not be spared while addressing media in Kolkata.

May 12, 2020, 23:20 PM IST