mamata banerjee

100% FDI in pharma, agriculture will kill Indian brands: Mamata

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 20:40

Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Lashing out against the Narendra Modi government's decision to relax FDI norm in several sectors, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said 100 per cent foreign direct investment in sectors like manufacturing, agriculture and pharmaceutical will "kill Indian brands".


Mamata wants improved quality, range of healthcare

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 19:40

Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday directed the health department to further improve the quality and range of healthcare in state-run medical colleges and hospitals.


Centre using ED, CBI to control political opponents, media: Mamata

Sat, 06/18/2016 - 23:10

Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Accusing the Narendra Modi government of using agencies like the Enforcement Directorate and the Central Bureau of Investigation to control political opponents and a section of the media, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said the country was being "sold" in the name of 'Make in India'.


Prabhu urges Mamata to develop railway stations jointly

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 22:20

Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday urged the West Bengal government to be a partner in developing railway stations in the state and said he would be very happy if Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee agrees to form a joint venture company with his department.


List of Bengal ministers

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 20:40

Following is the list of ministers and their portfolios as announced by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday.


Mamata threatens police for prohibitory orders, locking clubs and party offices

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 20:08

Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) Issuing a virtual threat to police, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said those who declared prohibitory orders throughout districts during the assembly polls in the state and locked local clubs and party offices will have to suffer in the coming days.