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Mamta Banerjee: BJP resorting to politics of killing

The chief minister also criticised the BJP for “showing disrespect” to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee by taking out ‘Asthi Kalash’ Yatras.

Mamta Banerjee on lateral entry recruitment: No objection to talent joining Centre...but wider debate needed

The Centre's move has already triggered a political controversy with opposition parties slamming it. Mamata Banerjee is the latest to join the debate.


Mamata Banerjee urges people to curb plastic pollution

India is the global host of 2018 World Environment Day celebrations. With "Beat Plastic Pollution" as the theme for this year's edition, countries would be coming together to combat this particular environmental concern.

Delhi air pollution: Shame to see cricketers wear masks, says Mamata Banerjee

On the second day of the third Test, Sri Lankan players were seen wearing masks while fielding. Two Sri Lankan fast bowlers had to leave the field following breathing difficulties.

West Bengal communal clashes: BJP MLA Raja Singh asks Hindus to respond like they did in Gujarat

In a video message posted on Twitter, the MLA from Hyderabad can be seen saying, "Today, Hindus are not safe in the West Bengal state. Hindus in Bengal should respond to people involved in communal violence as Hindus in Gujarat did. Otherwise, soon Bengal will turn into Bangladesh." He also asks 'Bengal Tigers' to awake and unite in order to protect themselves.

West Bengal government trying to malign Governor's office to divert attention: BJP

Kailash Vijayvergiya said, "The Trinamool Congress is verbally attacking the governor and trying to malign his office in order to divert attention from the communal violence and its failure to control the situation. In doing so, it has stopped to a new low."


West Bengal communal clashes: Mamata appeals for peace, BJP demands President's rule

An objectionable Facebook post allegedly put by a class X student on Monday is what is said to be the trigger of communal clashes in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district. While the police arrested the accused on the same day and remanded him to the police custody for four days, dozens of shops and houses were vandalised by a mob.

Netaji Files: Mamata wants probe into ‘Russian angle’

This comes a week before the Centre begins declassification of files relating to Netaji on his birth anniversary, falling on January 23.

Amitabh Bachchan deserves Bharat Ratna: Mamata Banerjee

"The Padma Vibhushan to Amitabh Bachchan is not enough. He deserves a Bharat Ratna," said Mamata Banerjee.

Mamata Banerjee takes dig at AAP fundraiser

Mamata Banerjee said that she condemns the hypocritical practice of raising money from dinner and lunch invites.

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Bengal civic polls: Trinamool Congress shows its grip on state with clean sweep

The victories reiterate the Trinamool Congress’ continuing hold over urban electorate.

Narendra Modi begins Bangladesh Tour, launches bus services between two countries

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today began his historic two-day visit to Bangladesh.