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CM Mamta Banerjee


Planning Commission like body to be formed in Bengal to honour Netaji: Mamata

January 04, 2021 9:05 pm

The Planning Commission, a government institution which formulated India's Five-Year Plans besides performing other functions, was set up in March 1950. The Narendra Modi government disbanded it in 2014 and formed Niti Aayog.

‘Both (Mamata, Shah) in my heart... We are artists, we don’t understand politics’: Baul singer Das

December 30, 2020 1:41 am

After Shah's luncheon, Das had expressed his unhappiness with the BJP, saying he was not allowed to meet Shah during his brief stopover.

Suvendu dares TMC to hold rally in Nandigram

December 30, 2020 12:32 am

On Monday, the Trinamool Congress called off the party's January 7 rally in Nandigram in the district, citing indisposition of local MLA Akhil Giri, who has tested positive for Covid-19.

BJP targeting educationists, trying to break universities: Mamata again defends Amartya Sen

December 28, 2020 11:39 pm

Claiming that 'attempts were being made to break the backbone and pride of Bengal', the chief minister denied she or her party had labelled people from other states as outsiders.

Mamata unveils new initiative, says ‘Duare Sarkar’ a huge success

December 28, 2020 11:26 pm

Banerjee said the new scheme would begin on January 2 and run till February 15 to address small infrastructural gaps.

‘Kick out extortionist nephew’: Suvendu Adhikari

December 28, 2020 1:22 am

Apart from labelling Abhishek Banerjee an “extortionist”, Adhikari raised slogans such as “Kick those who stole Amphan relief money” and “Jai Shree Ram”.

TMC MLA slams party’s Singur block chief appointee, alleges corruption

December 26, 2020 1:00 am

Rabindranath Bhattacharya had made similar allegations in November after his associate Mahadev Das was removed as block president and Dhara’s name was announced.

Rs 10K in bank instead of tablets for govt school, madrasa students: Mamta Banerjee

December 23, 2020 12:03 pm

The department also came to know that because of increasing demand for smartphones manufacturers had recently scaled down the production of tabs.

Bengal tops in poverty eradication… prove me wrong or treat me with dhokla: Mamata hits back at Shah

December 23, 2020 3:15 am

Mamata Banerjee criticised Home Minister Amit Shah for “deliberately trying to project a dismal and gloomy picture” during his two-day visit and said he can either “prove me wrong or treat me with dhokla”.

In first BJP rally, Suvendu slams TMC, says ‘I am no traitor’

December 23, 2020 1:32 am

Former minister claims TMC would have dissolved by 2001 had the saffron party not helped.


A week on, anti-CAA protests at Kolkata's 'Shaheen Bagh' continues to gather steam

January 15, 2020 5:26 pm

While at each of these places there were about 500 protesters,at Park Circus seven point crossing the protesters numbered around 2,000 at 3 pm,their strength only increased with time,said a senior traffic official,adding that traffic had to be rerouted at different places.