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Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee


Mamata to spend polling day in Nandigram, also stay the night

March 31, 2021 10:31 pm

A senior TMC leader said, "BJP is already attacking our supporters. The attacks will increase when they will realise that they are losing the election tomorrow. So, to fight against their terror, the Chief Minister decided to stay in Nandigram tomorrow night."

Mamata threatens country-wide stir if new farm laws not withdrawn

December 03, 2020 3:51 pm

On Thursday West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee threatened to launch a country-wide agitation if the "anti-farmer" new farm laws were not withdrawn.

Citing cyclone relief work, Mamata asks PM Modi to intervene on Shramik trains being sent to state

May 27, 2020 7:40 pm

"As per the government assessment, 8.13 lakh people were evacuated while 2 lakh are still in shelters. About 4.5 lakh electric poles and 10.5 lakh agricultural land have been damaged. Besides, 317 km of urban road and 4,410 km rural road have been damaged," Mamata said.

Chandrababu Naidu to meet Mamata Banerjee for post-poll alliance talks in Kolkata

May 20, 2019 2:25 pm

Chandrababu Naidu will meet Mamata Banerjee as part of his efforts to unite opposition parties against the BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha election results on May 23.

CM Mamata Banerjee: Why is Centre not doing anything for Gangasagar mela

December 29, 2018 4:48 am

Addressing a public meeting at Sagar Island in South 24 Parganas, Banerjee slammed the BJP-led NDA government for “not allocating funds” for the development of the state.

Bhangar protest: Unable to agree on deadline for projects, talks pushed to Dec 31

December 29, 2018 4:25 am

In response, government sources said administrative officials had assured protesters that the promised work will be completed as soon as possible.

No word from Chinese govt, Mamata Banerjee cancels China visit at last minute

June 22, 2018 4:19 pm

Mamata Banerjee was scheduled to depart for Beijing at 11.50 PM on Friday. Besides Beijing, she would visit Sanghai and interact with the industrialists there with the hope of attracting investments.

Kolkata: Mamata announces committee to ‘discipline’ state co-operative banks

January 26, 2018 2:04 am

The committee will be headed by Chief Secretary Malay Kumar De. Mamata said the sector as well its controlling authority, the state cooperation department, had been neglected for some time.

Bengal CM to youth: ‘Come and work in Bengal after studies’

January 25, 2018 12:44 am

“We have showcased Bengal as an investment destination. We are looking forward to huge investments here. Some investments had already poured in. There are job opportunities and more are being created. In the past six years, we have created 81 lakh jobs in the state,” she said at Netaji Indoor Stadium here.

TMC eyes 10-15 seats in UP, Mamata may address first-ever rally

February 05, 2014 6:18 pm

UP Trinamool Congress has finalised rallies in four districts to be held next month — Azamgarh, Bareilly, Pilibhit and Lucknow