Deep-rooted conspiracy behind Darjeeling violence: Mamata

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 00:06

Kolkata, June 18, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday condemned the vandalism unleashed by the Gorkha Janmukti Morch (GJM), alleging "deep-rooted conspiracy" and "links with terrorists" as violence took centre-stage in the north West Bengal hills amid the GJM-sponsored indefinite shutdown.


Madhya Pradesh farmers killing unfortunate: Mamata

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 22:10

Kolkata, June 6, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday termed "unfortunate" the death of farmers in police firing in Madhya Pradesh and expressed solidarity with the peasant community.


Mamata government completes six years in office

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 22:56

Kolkata, May 20, Upbeat after a continuous stream of electoral successes, West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government completed six years in office on Saturday - but the landmark also came in challenging times for the ruling party, with the CBI and other central agencies probing graft charges allegedly involving many of its leaders.


Mamata urges regional parties to unite against BJP

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 22:36

Kolkata, April 21, Terming the country's political situation "terrible", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday reinforced her message to all the regional parties to come together to corner the BJP.


Trinamool running dictatorship in Bengal: Rijiju

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 23:18

Kolkata, April 9, Going hammer and tongs at West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Sunday alleged that it was running a "dictatorship", and "misusing" power to torture common people and political opponents.


Mamata is 'mini Modi': Chetan Bhagat

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 23:48

Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) Best-selling author and screenwriter Chetan Bhagat on Saturday termed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "a miniature version" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


PM sponsoring Chinese companies in name of Paytm: Mamata

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 20:14

Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "marketing" Chinese companies in India in the name of Paytm and sought a probe into the allegations.


Didn't say Mamata will become PM: Baba Ramdev

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 23:10

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Yoga guru Ramdev on Tuesday denied have said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee could become the Prime Minister someday.


Shiv Sena on board for Mamata's march on demonetisation; CPI-M, Congress decline

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 21:50

New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress, which is virtually at war with the Narendra Modi government over the demonetisation issue, on Tuesday got a shot in the arm when BJP ally Shiv Sena decided to join its march to Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday to press for rollback of the currency spike decision.


Will be happy to attend Federal Front talks: Mamata

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 23:42

Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday appealed to all non-BJP parties to come together to form a front and said she would be happy to attend deliberations on the issue.


OROP row: Mamata accuses Centre of 'political vendetta'

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 23:40

Kolkata Nov 4 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday attacked the Narendra Modi-led government for detaining Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi when they went to meet the family of ex-serviceman who had committed suicide.


Mamata takes oath as legislator

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 16:38

Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday took oath as a legislator in the state assembly.


Mamata sworn in Bengal CM for second term, 42 ministers take oath

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 23:00

Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee was on Friday sworn in for a second consecutive term as West Bengal chief minister at a grand public ceremony witnessed by thousands of supporters as well as eminent personalities, both from India and abroad.