Cong 96
BJP 68
OTH 17

Madhya Pradesh

Cong 89
BJP 78


Cong 47
BJP 26


TDP-Cong 23


MNF 14
Cong 6
*Total Tally Reflects Leads + Wins

Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee is the current Chief Minister of West Bengal and the chairperson of the All India Trinamool Congress (TMC). Her party won the Legislative Assembly elections in Bengal in 2011 after 34 years of rule by the Communist Party of India (Marxist). Banerjee began her political career in the 1970s as part of the Congress and later split away from it, forming the TMC. She gained popularity in the state by her determined opposition to the land acquisition policies

of the CPI(M) for industrialisation. Before becoming the Chief Minister of the state, she held the position of railway minister for two terms. Popularly known as 'didi' in Bengal, she was listed by the Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Mamata Banerjee News

Mamata Banerjee will make good PM: Yashwant Sinha

Speaking at a talk show organised by the ruling Trinamool Congress, Sinha also accused the Narendra Modi government of destroying various institutions in the country, including the Union Cabinet.

BJP is inciting violence: Mamata on Bulandshahr cop’s death

After the UP incident, Mamata had directed the West Bengal police to increase vigil near the inter-state boundary. she also asked state Security Advisor Surajit Kar Purkayastha to set up watchtowers and install CCTV cameras in inter-state boundary areas.

BJP dividing people along religious lines: Mamata Banerjee

The comments came days after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, speaking at a poll rally in Rajasthan’s Alwar, said, “Hanuman was a forest dweller, deprived and a Dalit. He worked to connect all Indian communities together, from north to south and east to west.”

Kolkata: Day after long march, Mamata Banerjee says govt is pro-farmer

The chief minister’s comments came after the peasants’ wing of the CPM organised a long march.

TMC will contest elections in neighbouring states: Mamata Banerjee

Accusing the saffron party of attempting to divide the nation on religious lines, Mamata Banerjee urged the people not to fall prey to any provocation.

Election Commission should take responsibility if voting machines malfunction, says Mamata Banerjee

The TMC chief also asked her party workers to take out purification rallies a day after BJP’s scheduled rath yatras to “cleanse the areas” where BJP’s chariots would pass.

A leader is not one who is feared by all: Mamata Banerjee

Addressing Hindi-speaking people in Purulia, Mamata said trading communities in those states had suffered a lot due to note ban and GST.

To firm up strategy, Opposition parties set to meet on December 10

Leaders of various Opposition parties are in talks with each other for the meeting, which, they hope, will help them firm up their strategy for the Winter Session and also lead to a meaningful alliance for the Lok Sabha elections next year.

BJP worshipper of Ravana, not Ram: Mamata in Jhargram

Mamata, while addressing a public meeting at Jamboni in Jhargram district, further accused the BJP of indulging in divisive politics to reap political dividends ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

West Bengal CPI unit not to participate in TMC Jan 19 rally

CPI state secretary Swapan Banerjee questioned (Mamata) Banerjee's real intention to fight the BJP in the next general elections saying that "on one side the TMC supremo is inviting the CPI but on another side, it is attacking the Left parties".

Mamata Banerjee Videos

Why a leader is aligning with someone is more important that who aligns with who; Mamata Banerjee has a major role: Amit Mitra, Bengal Finance Minister

Bengal FM Amit Mitra talks about demonetisation, the problems with GST, failing Centre-state relations, the need for protecting and building institutions such as the RBI and CBI, investments in the state, and what the BJP “doesn’t get about Bengal".

Want a dialogue with all parties to settle the Ayodhya dispute, says union minister Uma Bharti

Union Minister Uma Bharti has said that leaders across party lines must come together and sort out the Ayodhya dispute through dialogue. She also said that those in the government want to build a temple at the disputed site but will need support from

Poor firefighting mechanism makes dousing fire at Kolkata's Bagree market difficult

Over 60 firefighters were pressed into service even as the fire at Kolkata's Bagree market continued to spread. Congested lanes and lack of firefighting mechanism made the task for firefighters extremely difficult. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

Kolkata bridge collapse: Rescue operations continue at the site, Mamata Banerjee to visit at 2 pm

At least one person was killed and 25 others injured in south Kolkata after a portion of the Majherhat bridge collapsed on Tuesday. The rescuers did not find anyone trapped in the debris overnight, but a police officer said clearance operations was

What is the Assam NRC and what it means to be left out of it

With 40 lakh people being left out of the Assam NRC, there is a huge debate on what their future is. Here's a look at what the Assam NRC is and how the government is addressing the controversies.

Idea Exchange With Sugata Bose, Historian and TMC MP

Sugata Bose, TMC MP from West Bengal and a prominent historian has been critical of the government in the Parliament. At Idea Exchange, he expresses concern over the ‘poison of religious hatred’ being spread and discusses many pressing issues.


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