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In a first for Bengal, Kolkata decides to pay stipends to purohits at crematoria

The move comes against the backdrop of a bitterly fought Lok Sabha polls, where the BJP banked on a Hindutva narrative to challenge the TMC and accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of “Muslim appeasement”.

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee congratulates successful students of Madhyamik exam

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee congratulated the successful students, tweeting, "Congratulations to all students who excelled and all those who took the Madhyamik exams. Good wishes to your parents, your teachers and good luck for all your future endeavours."


Modi in Bengal: PM claims 40 TMC MLAs in touch with him; Derek O'Brien accuses him of horse trading

"Didi (Mamata Banerjee), on May 23 when the results will come, lotus will bloom everywhere and your MLAs will leave you. Even today, Didi, 40 of your MLAs are in contact with me," PM Modi said.

Have friends in opposition, Mamata didi sends me gifts: PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi said: Even Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina sends sweets to me three-four times in a year especially from Dhaka. When Mamata did got to know this, then she also sends sweets for me one or two times in a year."

Lok Sabha polls: NDA will get 180 seats, TMC will be among top three parties, says Derek O'Brien

Emphasising the party's national approach for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, O'Brien said TMC's priority after coming to power would be to ensure Assembly elections in Kashmir and passing the Women's Reservation Bill.

Mamata Banerjee govt's approach towards women is 'disastrous': Maneka Gandhi

The Women and Child Development Minister alleged that women in West Bengal are not getting the benefits of "significant programmes" like Beti Bachao Beti Padhao.


Opposition rally will sound the death knell for BJP: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee also claimed that the BJP's seat count in the general election will not cross more than 125. The number of seats that the state parties will win will be much more than the BJP's, Banerjee further claimed.

Citizenship Amendment Bill should be made national issue: KMSS' Akhil Gogoi

Gogoi, along with leaders of the 70 organisations protesting the Bill, has begun a hunger strike from 2 pm Monday at Chachal area here.

West Bengal pulls out of Centre's flagship Ayushman Bharat scheme

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was taking all the credit for the health policy while ignoring the state government's contribution.

Farmer rally: ‘Policies of both Modi, Mamata govts against farmer interests’

Around 10,000 farmers took part in the rally organised by the CPM farmers’ wing. Dhawale also expressed confidence that the Left will see a turnaround in West Bengal in 2019 Lok Sabha polls.