West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee: The Iron Lady who conquered West Bengal fighting BJP's election war machine single-handedly

For the 66-year-old Mamata Banerjee, the political journey from the restive alleys of Nandigram and Singur in 2007-08, when she waged a relentless battle against the Left Front government, to 'Nabanna', the seat of power in Kolkata, was as captivating as it was punishing.

May 05, 2021, 16:06 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee's swearing-in today, oath-taking to be low-key due to COVID-19 pandemic

The swearing-in of Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee as Chief Minister at Raj Bhavan on Wednesday morning will be a low-key programme due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ceremony is scheduled to be held at around 10.45 am.

May 05, 2021, 07:10 AM IST

Ready to resign only if people of Bengal ask me to: Amit Shah on Cooch Behar killing

In an earlier statement, the TMC chief had demanded Shah's resignation over the killing of four people in a firing by CISF personnel.

Apr 11, 2021, 22:37 PM IST

Suvendu Adhikari fears he can be implicated in criminal cases, says his letter to Governor Jagdip Dhankar

Suvendu Adhikari's letter said, "I am constrained to seek your intervention as the constitutional head so that police and administration apparatus in the state is dissuaded from implicating me and my associate followers in criminal cases out of political motivation and vendetta."

Dec 16, 2020, 21:04 PM IST

CM Mamata Banerjee says 75% students of Bengal couldn't appear in JEE-Main

 In other states, only half of the examinees managed to turn up due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation, Mamata claimed.

Sep 03, 2020, 01:39 AM IST

Take steps to undo justice being done to West Bengal farmers: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar writes to CM Mamata Banerjee

"It is distressing to note that 70 lakh farmers continue to be denied benefits of PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi. Farmers in the state has already lost Rs 8,400 crores benefit which was their due and right," reads the letter.

Aug 10, 2020, 16:05 PM IST

Migrants on road as Centre and states continue blame game amid COVID-19 lockdown

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that arrangement of adequate Shramik special trains has been made to facilitate these workers to return to their native state. 

May 16, 2020, 00:43 AM IST

Power of Constitution forced Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar to resign, says Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee said that Devendra Fadnavis did the right thing by resigning as he did not have the majority. 

Nov 26, 2019, 20:48 PM IST

Malda riots: BJP three-member fact finding team detained at railway station

Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) MPs SS Ahluwalia ,  BD Ram and Bhupender Yadav, who part of the party's three-member fact finding team for the Malda riots were detained at railway station on Monday morning. 

Jan 11, 2016, 08:30 AM IST