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Mamata Banerjee warns RSS, VHP against disturbing peace during Durga Puja, tells them ‘not to play with fire’

Last month, the West Bengal government had triggered a controversy after Mamata Banerjee told that the immersion of Durga idols would not be allowed after 6 PM on September 30 and on October 1 on account of Muharram.

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Kolkata: Themed around note ban, small community Durga Puja gets ‘good wishes’ from Mamata Banerjee

Over 30,000 replicas of the banned Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes have been printed to serve as leaves of the “money tree”

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Amit Shah asks Mamata Banerjee to give details of central grants, says all money has gone to ‘syndicates’

The BJP chief claimed that no development took place in the state in the seven-year rule of Trinamool Congress and alleged that Mamata has been indulging in appeasement politics.

Second meeting on Gorkhaland: Mamata Banerjee orders probe into ‘police firing deaths’, says ready to compensate kin

Asserting that her government wants a “permanent solution” to the impasse in the Hills, Mamata exhorted the Hill parties to call off their indefinite strike and restore normalcy.

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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee urges Gorkhaland protesters to call off bandh in hills

After the meeting, Tamang said they had requested the state government to ensure that there was no “political victimisation” in connection with the ongoing unrest in the hills.

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TMC rubbishes Piyush Goyal remark on West Bengal govt indulging in communalism

Slamming the state government, Piyush Goyal said, “In an attempt to appease a section of the society the (Mamata Banerjee) government is trying to stop one community from celebrating its religious festival. This must stop forthwith.”

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125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda speech: No need to air PM speech live, West Bengal govt tells colleges

125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda speech: The UGC had recently sent a circular, asking over 40,000 institutions to organise live telecast of the Prime Minister’s speech.

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Mamata vs Modi: Bengal govt opposes Centre’s move to live telecast PM’s speech

The Mamata Banerjee government has directed all the universities and colleges under its jurisdiction to ignore the directive of University Grants Comission (UGC) to arrange live telecast of Modi’s speech on September 11

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Stage frights

Mamata Banerjee lets down her own, and the Opposition’s, cause by playing tit for tat politics with the BJP

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BJP staging ‘drama’ over booking of state-run auditorium: Mamata Banerjee

While authorities of Netaji Indoor Stadium allegedly said the venue was unavailable, authorities of Mahatajati Sadan had said the venue has to undergo maintenance work.

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Gauri Lankesh murder: Atrocities reflect very sad state of affairs, says Mamata Banerjee

“I am very sad to hear that a renowned journalist, Gauri Lankesh, was murdered yesterday. I have been told that she was killed because of her hard-hitting writing,” said Mamata.

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Gauri Lankesh murder: Besides anger, grief, nationwide call for justice

Social workers, journalists, activists, scientists, film and theatre actors and others came together to assert their “right to dissent” a day after journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh’s murder.

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Mamata Banerjee condemns murder of Gauri Lankesh, says she was killed because of her ‘hard-hitting writing’

Without taking the name of NDA government, she slammed it saying, “They are only taking care of a particular community. I have to say this after the death of Gauri Lankesh. This is happening because of a single point…. to divide the people, to divide the humanity.”

Mamata Banerjee at a Teachers’ Day celebration in Nazrul Mancha, Kolkata, on Tuesday. Subham Dutta

On Teachers’ Day, Mamata emphasises on English, mother tongue in govt-run schools

The state government had announced its plans to introduce a separate English medium section in state-run schools, which would run side by side with the Bengali medium section.

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Mamata govt cancels Kolkata auditorium booking for Mohan Bhagwat event

In January this year, Kolkata Police had denied permission for Bhagwat’s rally in the city but the high court had overruled the decision.