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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.

Two days after stepping down from Cabinet, Sovan Chatterjee resigns as Kolkata mayor

Chatterjee's resignation comes on the back of reports emerging that Mamata Banerjee was not happy with his performance as state minister as well as his marital discord, which had garnered unwarranted publicity.


Mamata Banerjee agrees to Rajnath Singh's request to acquire 300 acres for Bangladesh border fencing

The move came after the home minister wrote to the chief minister, whose government had been dithering for months over acquiring the land, leading to a delay in construction of a fence along the international border.

Bengal govt takes steps to beef up security at CM Mamata Banerjee's house; police deny reports

The state Public Works Department had earlier this month floated a notification, inviting tenders for construction of two watchtowers overlooking the chief minister's Harish Chatterjee Street residence.

West Bengal government to slash interest rates for low-cost housing loans given by state finance body

According to state government sources, a notification to this effect will be issued soon.

Panel to handle emergencies in West Bengal when Mamata Banerjee is away

A group of ministers and the committee of officers would deal with any emergency in the state during the temporary absence of the chief minister.