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Mamata Banarjee


Mamata to PM: Clear dues to help Bengal contain pandemic

July 28, 2020 10:18 am

“If we utilise all the money from the state disaster relief fund for post-cyclone restoration work, how are we supposed to fight the pandemic? When floods will come in the state, what will we do then? There is a need for a separate fund to fight the pandemic. I request you to look into it,” Banerjee told Modi.

Bengal Governor blinks: State in crisis, want to put lid on row

June 04, 2020 5:28 am

The appointment of one Pro-V-C by the Governor and another by the government for the state-run university had become a flashpoint between the Governor and the state government.

Bengal to reopen places of worship from June 1, workforce in govt offices to increase

May 30, 2020 4:16 am

Mamata Banerjee blamed the Railways for undoing her government’s success in “controlling the spread of Covid-19 in the last two months” by sending trains packed with migrant labourers to the state without consulting her government.

Video of dead patient in Bengal hospital uploaded by Union minister sparks controversy

April 22, 2020 3:37 pm

Supriyo, who posted the video on Twitter, claimed that it was in the public domain and urged the ruling Trinamool Congress to urgently investigate the matter.

My phone is tapped, have evidence: Mamata asks Centre to probe WhatsApp snooping case

November 02, 2019 9:32 pm

Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Thursday said Indian journalists and human rights activists were among those globally spied upon by unnamed entities using an Israeli spyware Pegasus.

Kolkata: Man who attempted to murder Mamata Banerjee acquitted after 29 years 

September 12, 2019 8:23 pm

The incident took place on August 16 in 1990 at Hazra crossing near Banerjee's Kalighat residence. Prime accused Lalu Alam had allegedly hit Banerjee on the head with a stick, the impact of which had fractured her skull.

Hemant Soren calls for uprooting BJP from the Centre and the states

January 19, 2019 3:44 pm

Speaking at the mammoth united opposition rally hosted by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Soren said the way BJP is running the country will create a "violent and disturbing time for the country."

Made Mamata-as-PM remark sarcastically, says Dilip Ghosh

January 07, 2019 3:31 am

The Congress, however, said the statement was “sort of an admission” from the state BJP chief, who probably knew that the chances of the saffron party returning to power at the Centre after this year’s general election were “slim”.

BJP driving out Bengalis, we will protect them: Mamata Banerjee on Assam NRC

November 01, 2018 4:42 pm

“If my brothers and sisters... are being subjected to persecution, then we will give them protection. We will stand by them if no one gives them support. We will love them and provide them shelter in our own way,” Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said.

Country going through 'super emergency', says Mamata Banerjee

September 15, 2018 10:03 pm

Banerjee's remarks came on International Day of Democracy, as she took to Twitter and called upon 'like-minded parties' to "restore" democratic institutions.