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West Bengal budget: CM Mamata Banerjee announces hike in allowance for farmers under state's flagship Krishak Bandhu scheme, says 'keep faith in me'

West Bengal budget: CM Mamata Banerjee announces hike in allowance for farmers under state's flagship Krishak Bandhu scheme, says 'keep faith in me'

CM Banerjee, during the assembly session, said her government has worked tirelessly for the state's overall development, despite not getting necessary help from the central government. She said, "We

Feb 05, 2021, 18:48 PM IST
Why get so rattled by Rihanna, Greta Thunberg, asks Congress' Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Why get so rattled by Rihanna, Greta Thunberg, asks Congress' Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Farmers have been protesting on the different borders of the national capital since November 26 last year against the three newly enacted farm laws: Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and

Feb 05, 2021, 12:09 PM IST
Minor girl thrashed, raped, strangled, body found on staircase in Kolkata

Minor girl thrashed, raped, strangled, body found on staircase in Kolkata

A team of officers from Jorabagan police station, and Kolkata Police Joint Commissioner of Police (crime) Murlidhar Sharma rushed to the area in the northern part of the city, following the "

Feb 05, 2021, 09:13 AM IST
Exclusive: BJP trying to polarise West Bengal assembly election environment; no need for law on love-jihad, says Nusrat Jahan to Zee News

Exclusive: BJP trying to polarise West Bengal assembly election environment; no need for law on love-jihad, says Nusrat Jahan to Zee News

On the recent row over 'Jai Shree Ram', Jahan added, "Jai Shree Ram bolo, lekin gale lagakar, gala dabakar nahin. This is a strategy of BJP to harass Mamata Banerjee by shouting slogans like Jai

Feb 02, 2021, 20:43 PM IST
Rajib Banerjee, former TMC MLA who joined BJP, provided 'Z' category security in West Bengal

Rajib Banerjee, former TMC MLA who joined BJP, provided 'Z' category security in West Bengal

Former West Bengal minister and TMC MLA Rajib Banerjee has been provided with ‘Z’ category security in West Bengal. The order comes from the Ministry of Home Affairs after the leader joined BJP. 

Feb 01, 2021, 21:25 PM IST
TMC MLA Dipak Haldar resigns from party ahead of West Bengal Assembly election 2021

TMC MLA Dipak Haldar resigns from party ahead of West Bengal Assembly election 2021

Ahead of the West Bengal Assembly election, two-time TMC MLA from Diamond Harbour Haldar Dipak Haldar on Monday resigned from the party, amid the ongoing exodus from the party. Earlier, he lashed out

Feb 01, 2021, 16:34 PM IST
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee slams Union Budget 2021, calls it 'anti-farmer, anti-people and anti-country'

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee slams Union Budget 2021, calls it 'anti-farmer, anti-people and anti-country'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said, "They have increased the price of petrol and diesel. Cess is taken away by the central government, the state government gets nothing. Farmers will be

Feb 01, 2021, 16:16 PM IST
TMC looted rice, dal that Centre provided during COVID-19 lockdown, alleges Smriti Irani at BJP's poll rally in Howrah

TMC looted rice, dal that Centre provided during COVID-19 lockdown, alleges Smriti Irani at BJP's poll rally in Howrah

Addressing a poll rally in Howrah, West Bengal, Union Minister Smriti Irani said, "Prime Minister provided five kg rice and one kg dal for 80 crore people of the country for eight months; in Bengal

Jan 31, 2021, 16:04 PM IST
TMC leaders are joining BJP as Mamata Banerjee has failed people of West Bengal: Amit Shah

TMC leaders are joining BJP as Mamata Banerjee has failed people of West Bengal: Amit Shah

Amit Shah's comments on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee comes a day after five former TMC leaders met the Union Home Minister in Delhi and joined the Saffron party. Former TMC leaders

Jan 31, 2021, 15:36 PM IST
Big blow to Mamata Banerjee, former minister Rajib Banerjee 4 others quit TMC, join BJP

Big blow to Mamata Banerjee, former minister Rajib Banerjee 4 others quit TMC, join BJP

Apart from Rajib Banerjee, MLAs Prabir Ghosal and Baishali Dalmiya, former Howrah Mayor Rathin Chakraborty and actor Rudranil Ghosh reached Delhi on Saturday and met senior BJP leaders. They were

Jan 31, 2021, 06:30 AM IST
TMC's Rajib Banerjee quits party in yet another blow to Mamata Banerjee govt ahead of West Bengal assembly election

TMC's Rajib Banerjee quits party in yet another blow to Mamata Banerjee govt ahead of West Bengal assembly election

In his resignation official letter, he said, "I do hereby tender my resignation as a Member of All India Trinamool Congress as well as from all other positions held by me in the party and its

Jan 29, 2021, 16:58 PM IST
CM Mamata Banerjee flays BJP for insulting Bengali icons, says 'had to face taunts, insult in presence of PM Modi'

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

Jan 25, 2021, 17:26 PM IST
Vishwa Hindu Parishad attacks Mamata Banerjee on her protest over 'Jai Shri Ram' chant

Vishwa Hindu Parishad attacks Mamata Banerjee on her protest over 'Jai Shri Ram' chant

The VHP leadership on Sunday (January 24) Came down heavily on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for not delivering her speech at the main 'Parakram Diwas' celebration hereafter 'Jai Shri

Jan 24, 2021, 15:59 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee keen on appeasing only 30% of population: BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya on Jai Sri Ram sloganeering incident

Mamata Banerjee keen on appeasing only 30% of population: BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya on Jai Sri Ram sloganeering incident

Vijayvargiya, who is also BJP’s West Bengal incharge, talking to the reporters at Jalpaiguri claimed that Banerjee is "appeasing 30 percent of the voters in the state. For the remaining 70 percent,

Jan 24, 2021, 15:55 PM IST
TMC MP Nusrat Jahan speaks on Jai Sri Ram sloganeering incident, defends Mamata Banerjee

TMC MP Nusrat Jahan speaks on Jai Sri Ram sloganeering incident, defends Mamata Banerjee

Hours after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee refused to address the event on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in Kolkata on Saturday, Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha MP Nusrat Jahan strongly

Jan 24, 2021, 09:51 AM IST
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose had dreamt of strong India; from LAC to LOC, we are following his footsteps, says PM Narendra Modi in Kolkata

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose had dreamt of strong India; from LAC to LOC, we are following his footsteps, says PM Narendra Modi in Kolkata

PM Modi during an event on Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary at Kolkata's famous Victoria Memorial said, "Whenever our sovereignty was challenged, we gave a befitting reply. Netaji had

Jan 23, 2021, 18:54 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee refuses to address Netaji event in Kolkata after crowd shouts 'Jai Sri Ram' slogans in presence of PM Narendra Modi -- Watch

Mamata Banerjee refuses to address Netaji event in Kolkata after crowd shouts 'Jai Sri Ram' slogans in presence of PM Narendra Modi -- Watch

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday refused to address the event on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in Kolkata after the crowd raised 'Jai Sri Ram' slogans in presence of Prime Minister

Jan 23, 2021, 17:41 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi arrives in Kolkata, pays tribute to Subhas Chandra Bose at Netaji Bhavan

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Kolkata, pays tribute to Subhas Chandra Bose at Netaji Bhavan

PM Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived in Kolkata on the occasion of Parakarm Divas and paid tributes to Subhas Chandra Bose at the Netaji Bhavan. PM Modi also attended the international conference on

Jan 23, 2021, 17:05 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee demands 4 capitals on rotation basis, says will celebrate Netaji's birthday as 'Desh Nayak Diwas'

Mamata Banerjee demands 4 capitals on rotation basis, says will celebrate Netaji's birthday as 'Desh Nayak Diwas'

Banerjee declared that Netaji's birthday will be celebrated as 'Desh Nayak Diwas'. She also informed that this year's Republic Day Parade in Kolkata will be dedicated to freedom fighter Netaji Subhas

Jan 23, 2021, 16:25 PM IST
BJP-Trinamool Congress supporters clash in West Bengal, crude bombs hurled, workers thrashed with rods and sticks

BJP-Trinamool Congress supporters clash in West Bengal, crude bombs hurled, workers thrashed with rods and sticks

BJP alleged that a party member was shot at, while some were beaten with rods and sticks. Crude bombs were also allegedly hurled during the street fight at Bally, triggering panic in the area.

Jan 23, 2021, 15:41 PM IST