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Mamamta Banerjee


West Bengal: Mamata, Dhankhar likely to meet in Raj Bhavan today

February 17, 2020 9:24 am

Speaking on the possible meeting between the two, West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh said, “The people of Bengal will definitely benefit if the state government builds a good relationship with the Governor.

Gender ratio in Bengal's higher education institutes improved in last decade: Mamata

February 11, 2020 1:58 pm

Bengal CM tweeted on the occasion of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, stated that her government had launched the 'Kanyashree' scheme in 2013 to encourage women to pursue higher education.

JNU violence: Brazen attack on students a fascist surgical strike by BJP, says Mamata

January 07, 2020 6:12 am

“Whatever is happening across the country is very disturbing. I, too, was involved with student politics at one point in time, but I have never witnessed or heard this sort of an attack on students and educational institutions before,” the Chief Minister said.

We support protests against CAA, NRC, but not bandhs: Mamata Banerjee

January 07, 2020 6:11 am

“Our government never supported any bandh. We support their (Left) issues, but not the bandh. We will continue with our movement (against CAA and NRC). All parties should believe in democratic movement,” said Mamata Banerjee.

Protests against CAA and NRC: Join hands and isolate BJP, says Bengal CM to political parties, civil society

December 31, 2019 6:06 am

Addressing a rally during a 5-km protest march in Purulia against the new citizenship law, she once again asserted that her Trinamool Congress government would not allow updation of National Population Register (NPR) and that is way she had stayed the process in the state.

West Bengal 2019: Topsy-turvy times

December 31, 2019 6:06 am

While the first decade of the 21st century saw the emergence of Trinamool, the last year of the second decade saw the party facing a new challenger.

Citizenship law won’t be implemented in Bengal as long as I am alive, says Mamata

December 28, 2019 11:49 am

This was Banerjee’s sixth public meeting to protest the new law since the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed by Parliament earlier this month.

Devendra Fadnavis: Seems Mamata against those waiting for citizenship for years

December 25, 2019 5:49 am

Leading a pro-CAA rally in Siliguri, he said: “The way Mamata Didi is opposing this Act, people are not taking it in a good way. It seems she is against all the victims who have been waiting for (Indian) citizenship for years. This Act is about providing citizenship to refugees.”

After meeting on austerity measures, Mamata reassures: ‘Will not affect public welfare schemes’

July 06, 2018 6:08 am

The chief minister also reiterated that the government would have to spend Rs 5,000 crore extra to give dearness allowance (DA) to its employees and that this year, it will have to pay Rs 46,000 crore on debts incurred by the erstwhile Left Front government.

Mamata Banerjee asks party members to ‘maintain silence on Congress’

May 20, 2017 1:18 am

With Mamata going soft on the Congress, speculations are rife that both parties may come together to forge an Opposition unity against the BJP.