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Mamata Banerjee


Mamata Banerjee: BJP govt changing name of cities unilaterally but ignoring West Bengal

November 14, 2018 1:55 pm

Mamata Banerjee said, "We love India and we also love Bangladesh and Bangla. The similarity of names should not create a hurdle. There is a Punjab in our neighbouring country as well as in India."

Trinamool to stay off House on Budget day

January 31, 2017 1:36 am

Trinamool has been at the loggerheads with the Modi government over the issue of demonetisation and the arrest of its two MPs by CBI in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam.

Modi has not taken any lessons from Godhra riots: Mamata Banerjee

January 11, 2017 7:39 pm

Mamata also lashed out at the government over the arrest of TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay in connection with the Rose Valley Scam.

PM Narendra Modi has to go, let a national govt be formed: Mamata Banerjee

January 06, 2017 3:36 pm

Hitting out at the prime minister, Banerjee said, "To save country, let a national government be formed. Advaniji, Rajnathji or Jaitleyji can head it. Current situation is unacceptable."

Sudip Bandyopadhyay, Trinamool Lok Sabha face, arrested in chit fund case

January 03, 2017 8:24 pm

CBI and ED officials have maintained that the Rose Valley scam is “six times” bigger than the Rs 2,460 crore Saradha scam.

Mamata Banerjee's 'mega scam' remark irresponsible: Ananth Kumar

December 27, 2016 9:13 pm

Banerjee, along with Rahul Gandhi and some regional parties, had sought to put up a united face raising the pitch against demonetisation by demanding the resignation of Modi.

Will Narendra Modi resign after 50 days, asks Mamata Banerjee

December 27, 2016 5:06 pm

"We will wait for the next three days. But Modi, if things remain unsolved, will you take the responsibility and resign as the Prime Minister of the country," she asked.

BJP hits back after Opposition's attack over demonetisation

December 27, 2016 5:06 pm

Lashing out at Congress vice president Rahul Gandh Prasad said "he must answer about the corruption that took place during the UPA rule.

BJP accuses Mamata of “covering up” Dhulagarh violence, demands probe

December 24, 2016 9:37 pm

Singh further accused the TMC’s minority wing of terrorising a particular community.

Mamata Banerjee meets RBI Governor Urijit Patel, urges him to ‘stand up against demonetisation’

December 16, 2016 2:14 am

Mamata voiced her concern over the “unprecedented misery and suffering” of the common people due to demonetisation in a letter to the RBI Governor.


Lalu, Nitish, Akhilesh at Mamata's swearing-in

May 27, 2016 5:37 pm

Mamata Banerjee was on Friday sworn in as the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the second consecutive time, heading a 42-member ministry.

Mamata to swear-in, Obama to visit Hiroshima - Top headlines of the day

May 27, 2016 8:53 am

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Arun Jaitley shares stage with Arvind Kejriwal in Kolkata

January 08, 2016 6:55 pm

Arvind Kejrwal and Arun Jaitley temporarily put aside their difference, as they got together for Mamata Banerjee's Bengal Global Business Summit in Kolkata.

Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar Chief Minister

November 20, 2015 5:41 pm

Nitish Kumar on Friday (November 20) took oath as Bihar Chief Minister along with 28 ministers, including RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s two sons Tejaswi and Tej Pratap, as the grand alliance government of RJD-JD(U)-Congress was sworn in at a mega ceremony attended by several top leaders from non-BJP parties.

Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Vidya Balan inaugurate Kolkata Film Festival

November 15, 2015 3:01 pm

Amitabh Bachchan along with wife Jaya Bachchan, actresses Vidya Balan and Sharmila Tagore inaugurated the 21st edition of the Kolkata Film Festival in the presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Top Frames: Obama, Putin at UN General Assembly, Russia launch airstrikes in Syria

October 10, 2015 1:08 pm

Barack Obama extends his hand to Vladimir Putin during their meeting at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Russia on Wednesday (September 30) carried out its first airstrikes in Syria in what Russian President Vladimir Putin called a pre-emptive strike against the militants.

Sister Nirmala, successor of Mother Teresa, passes away

June 24, 2015 2:30 pm

Sister Nirmala – who had succeeded Mother Teresa as the Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity in 1997 and served for 12 years in that post – passed away around mid night last night.

Hrithik Roshan meets West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee; Soha-Kunal at an event

April 08, 2015 12:02 pm

Hrithik Roshan met with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday (April 7) in Kolkata, while couple Soha Ali Khan-Kunal Khemu attended a product launch in Mumbai.

Bengal nun gangrape: Protesters block Mamata Banerjee's convoy, rally on the streets

March 17, 2015 4:07 pm

A 72-year-old nun was brutally gang-raped inside a convent at Nadia district of West Bengal. The event gave way to irate protests in Nadia as well as Delhi, as people demand immediate arrest of the culprits.

Nitish Kumar returns as Bihar Chief Minister

February 22, 2015 8:07 pm

63-year-old Nitish Kumar is back as the Chief Minister for the fourth time after he had quit on May 17, 2014 over JD(U)’s debacle in the general election.


Kolkata bridge collapse: Rescue operations continue at the site, Mamata Banerjee to visit at 2 pm

June 18, 2020 2:41 pm

At least one person was killed and 25 others injured in south Kolkata after a portion of the Majherhat bridge collapsed on Tuesday. The rescuers did not find anyone trapped in the debris overnight, but a police officer said clearance operations was

Keystrokes: Bengal Political League

March 20, 2016 3:16 pm

West Bengal becoming safe haven for bomb-makers: BJP

January 22, 2016 7:45 am

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Siddharth Nath Singh on Friday said West Bengal is becoming a safe haven for bomb makers under Mamata Banerjee's leadership. Reacting to the Birbhum blast, another BJP leader Sambit Patra accused Banerjee of misgovernance and encouraging illegal activities.

TMC should stop taking advantage of communal tensions: Naqvi

January 17, 2016 7:25 am

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday took a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after posters praising West Bengal were seen in New Delhi on Sunday. He said that instead of pasting posters in the national capital, Trinamool Congress (TMC) should paste them in Malda or in places where communal clashes are taking place. He added that TMC should stop taking advantage of communal tensions.

Ghulam Ali felicitated in Thiruvananthapuram

January 15, 2016 5:46 am

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 15 (ANI): Kerala felicitated Pakistan's legendary maestro Ghulam Ali, two days after he performed in Kolkata. Ali was presented with an award by a socio-cultural organisation and Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and other leaders were also present. Ali will be performing in Thiruvananthapuram city on Friday and in Kozhikode on January 17. He expressed happiness on performing in Kerala during his maiden visit to the state. Indian classical singer, Pandit Vishwanath, will also perform with Ali on Friday. He was all praise for the Pakistani singer, calling him the king of ghazals. Ali, the 75-year old renowned singer, performed with his son Amir Ali in Kolkata on January 12 and was felicitated by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Malda incident will backfire on Mamata Govt.: Naqvi

January 14, 2016 7:58 am

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday said that the communal card would no longer help the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the upcoming polls in West Bengal, adding that the Malda incident will backfire on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee government.