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Mamata to skip all-party meet, demands ‘One Country, One Election’

Indicating that she would skip the meeting of presidents of all political parties convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday wrote to the Centre saying it should not go about “hurriedly” on a “sensitive and serious subject” like ‘One Country, One Election’. In

Mamata rubbishes MHA advisory, opponent parties second it

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday rubbished the claims of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) about “poor” law and order in the state, saying the Center should send such advisories to states like Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat where “several murders have been reported in the last couple of years”. The MHA sought separate

Fruitless to attend NITI Aayog meet: Mamata

In an indication that she would skip the June 15 NITI Aayog meeting, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying it was “fruitless” for her to attend the deliberations as the body has no financial powers and the power to support state plans. In a letter to Modi on

Mamata changes FB, Twitter DPs to ‘Jai Hind, Jai Bangla’

Days after losing her cool on BJP activists chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram’, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and front ranking leaders of her Trinammol Congress changed their display picture on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook to ‘Jay Hind, Jay Bangla on Sunday night. Earlier in the day, Banerjee in a detailed Facebook

Mamata welcomes SC verdict, terms it 'moral victory'

Mamata welcomes SC verdict, terms it ‘moral victory’

Mamata welcomes SC verdict, terms it ‘moral victory’. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court’s verdict in a CBI plea against Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar that ordered against his arrest and termed it a “moral victory”.The apex court directed Kumar to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)

Mamata writes to Javadekar seeking action over NEET irregularities

Mamata writes to Javadekar seeking action over NEET irregularities

Mamata writes to Javadekar seeking action over NEET irregularities. Alleging “irregularities” in the conduct of the NEET national medical entrance examination in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has sought “immediate action” against those responsible for the wrongdoings and suggested re-examinations.The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education

Mamata condoles soldiers death in Pakistani firing

Mamata condoles soldiers’ death in Pakistani firing

Mamata condoles soldiers death in Pakistani firing: Expressing grief over the death of Indian soldiers in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said their “sacrifice for the nation will not go down in vain”.Four Indian soldiers, including a 22-year-old officer, were killed and four other

Journalists accompanying Mamata Banerjee

Journalists accompanying Mamata Banerjee on London trip caught stealing silverware

Journalists accompanying Mamata Banerjee: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee faced an embarrassing situation because of some senior Journalists accompanying her on an official trip abroad was caught stealing silverware at an official dinner in a London hotel.Banerjee was accompanied by a team of senior journalists and editors of local newspapers and television channels along

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee wishes Bipasha on birthday

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee wishes Bipasha on birthday.  Mamata Banerjee wished actress Bipasha Basu on her 39th birthday on Sunday.“Wishing Bipasha Basu a very happy birthday,” Banerjee tweeted to Bipasha.Born to a Bengali family in 1979, Bipasha made her Bollywood acting debut with a negative role in the 2001 film “Ajnabee”. She has featured in

Five years of Nirbhaya: Mamata calls for making society safe

Five years of Nirbhaya: Mamata calls for making society safe

Five years of Nirbhaya: Mamata calls for making society safe: Kolkata, Dec 16 Remembering the brutal Nirbhaya gang rape case in Delhi on its fifth year, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday called for making a safe society.”Remembering #Nirbhaya on the fifth anniversary of brutal Delhi incident. We cannot compensate her loss but let

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Bandhan Express : First commercial run between Kolkata and Khulna today

Thursday morning witnessed the first commercial service of newly-inaugurated Bandhan Express service between Kolkata and Khulna from Kolkata Railway Station. On 9th November Narendra Modi, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee jointly flagged off  Kolkata-Khulna train through a video conference.From today onwards the fully air-conditioned weekly passenger train service will run

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BJP wants to listen people’s secrets via Aadhaar- Phone link: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal Chief Minister expressed her views on Aadhaar card linking with sim, on Wednesday. She said she is ready to lose her mobile phone connection but won’t link it to her Aadhaar card.“Under no circumstances will I link my Aadhar with my telephone number. If the authorities disconnect my phone, let them

Mamata won’t link her mobile number with Aadhaar

Kolkata, Oct 25, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday strongly opposed the central government’s move to make linking of mobile number to Aadhaar card mandatory and said she will not provide her Aadhaar number to the telecom operator even if her connection was barred. “This is a tactics of the Centre to interfere

Demonetisation the biggest disaster, GST a great stunt: Mamata

Demonetisation the biggest disaster, GST a great stunt: Mamata

Demonetisation the biggest disaster: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today raked up the issues of demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax, dubbing the note ban as the “biggest disaster” and the new tax regime a “great stunt”.“As I had said earlier, demonetisation is the biggest disaster. It has completely ruined the country’s economy.

Durga idol can be Immersed on all days including Muharram: Calcutta HC

Durga idol can be Immersed on all days including Muharram: Calcutta HC

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday allowed immersion of Durga idols on all days from ‘Vijayadashami’ on September 30, including Muharram on October 1. The decision of court has proved a major set back for West Bengal government. The court has asked the government to ensure the routes and security arrangements for Durga idols immersion

AAP wins Bawana by-election in Delhi by over 24,000 votes

AAP wins Bawana by-election in Delhi by over 24,000 votes

AAP wins Bawana election: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has won the Bawana by-poll by a margin of more than 24,000 votes on Monday. Retaining its seat in a much-needed win, AAP’s Ram Chander gained 59886 votes and defeated Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Ved Prakash.BJP’s Ved Prakash stood second and ahead of Congress

Mother Teresa's 107th birth anniversary celebrated

Mother Teresa’s 107th birth anniversary celebrated

Kolkata, Aug 26, Mother Teresa’s 107th birth anniversary celebrated. Special masses and prayers were today held to mark the 107th birth anniversary of Saint Teresa of Calcutta, better known as Mother Teresa. Candles were lit at her grave at Mother House here, the global headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity (MoC), established by her in

High time for Mamata Banerjee to stop politics over patriotism: BJP

High time for Mamata Banerjee to stop politics over patriotism: BJP

High time Mamata Banerjee stop politics over patriotism: BJP: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has always been opposing the Centre’s policies and initiatives, adding it is high time to stop politics over patriotism. “Mamata Banerjee has been opposing the Centre’s policies and initiatives even when they

World Police Games : Bengal constable bags two gold medals in two days

World Police Games Bengal constable bags two gold medals in two days. Sushen Ray, Bengal constable bags two gold medals in two days at the World Police Games in Los Angeles. On Friday, the Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, announced that a constable of Bengal police has won two gold medals at World

Mamata pays tribute Tagore

Mamata pays tribute to Tagore on 76th death anniversary

Mamata pays tribute Tagore : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid tribute to Rabindranath Tagore on his 76th death anniversary today.In a pictorial Facebook post, Banerjee said “Kabiguru Rabindranath Thakurer Prayan Dibase Sraddharghyo” (tribute to Kabiguru on his death anniversary). Rabindranath Tagore also written Ravīndranātha Thākura (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), sobriquet Gurudev,