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Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee


Worrisome human rights violations in Bengal: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

December 10, 2021 4:18 pm

Speaking on Human Rights Day, Dhankhar posted a video on Twitter saying the state's administration and government officials work like they are political workers.

Banks in West Bengal to operate full-time from Thursday

September 02, 2021 4:31 am

“Banks need to operate full time now. Many new accounts are being opened due to the ‘Lakshmir Bhandar’ scheme. Therefore, we have decided to allow banks to operate as per the usual schedule,” Mamata Banerjee said.

Mamata Banerjee: Panel with Justice Lokur, ex-SC Judge, to probe Pegasus row

July 27, 2021 2:24 am

The panel will include retired judges Justice MV Lokur and Justice Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya. The development comes on the day Mamata Banerjee leaves for New Delhi on a three-day visit.

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Mamata threatens country-wide stir if new farm laws not withdrawn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Minister Mamata Banerjee threatened to launch a country-wide agitation if the "anti-farmer" new farm laws were not withdrawn.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.