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CM Mamata Banerjee


CM: Insult to people of Bengal that stolen Nobel medal not found yet

May 10, 2022 5:07 am

The medal and citation were found stolen from the safety vault of the Visva Bharati museum on March 25, 2004. The then Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee-led government had promptly handed over the case to the CBI which closed the probe into the matter in 2009.

Cyclone Asani effect: Heavy rain lashes Kolkata, adjoining districts

May 10, 2022 4:57 am

Two tourists, including one from Kolkata, drowned in the sea at Mandarmani. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has also postponed her administrative meetings in view of the advancing cyclonic storm.

Mamata, Kejriwal signal a thaw, but TMC, AAP face long chill

May 01, 2022 12:01 pm

In September 2021, when the TMC announced its plans to foray into the Goa Assembly polls, the equations between the two leaders started to change and get frosty.

Bruised BJP lines up protests to mark one year of post-Bengal poll violence

April 23, 2022 9:35 pm

Besides renewing its attack on Mamata, the move is aimed to unite and rejuvenate the demoralised state BJP rank and file days after the party suffered another electoral debacle, this time in the Asansol Lok Sabha and Ballygunge Assembly bypolls.

Rampurhat killings underline need for CM Banerjee to take steps for purging West Bengal of its toxic political culture

March 24, 2022 9:06 am

In over three decades of Left Front rule, CPM workers came to dominate nearly every aspect of social and political life, and the political Opposition was all too often dealt with violently.

Book fair begins: With Russia stall at venue, Mamata warns against protest

March 01, 2022 5:34 am

The Chief Minister said that the venue of the book fair — Central Park — would be renamed as ‘Boimela Prangon’ (Book Fair Premises). She also announced that the state would be hosting an international music festival in 2023.

Govt arranging safe return of students stuck in Ukraine: Mamata Banerjee

February 27, 2022 4:43 am

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee informed that a few students from Bengal will “land shortly in Mumbai and Delhi”.

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar prorogues Assembly session

February 12, 2022 2:44 pm

Prorogation is discontinuing a session of the Parliament or a legislative assembly without dissolving it.

CM Mamata Banerjee lauds govt depts for bagging awards

November 15, 2021 4:42 am

Instituted in 2003, the Skoch Award recognises “people, projects and institutions that go the extra mile to make India a better nation” across various categories, including digital, financial and social inclusion.


After six-year gap, judges and chief ministers meet to iron out issues in judiciary

April 30, 2022 3:07 pm

After a gap of six years, a joint conference of chief ministers and chief justices of high courts was held today in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Justice of India N V Ramana.

Pink-ball cricket carnival kicks off at Eden Gardens

November 22, 2019 4:15 pm

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly hosted dignitaries and former Indian cricketers to witness historic India vs Bangladesh pink-ball Test at Eden Gardens, Kolkata