West Bengal Government Committed To Alleviating Poverty: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee said her government in Bengal is committed to alleviating poverty (File) Kolkata:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that the state government is committed to alleviating poverty besides reducing unemployment, combating illiteracy and upholding human rights. On the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty today, Ms Banerjee tweeted, … Read moreWest Bengal Government Committed To Alleviating Poverty: Mamata Banerjee

Third Phase Of Trinamool Congress’s ‘Didi Ke Bolo’ Outreach Program For Mamata Banerjee Begins In West Bengal

Trinamool Congress has been organising a ‘Didi ke Bolo’ outreach campaign for Mamata Banerjee Kolkata:  The Trinamool Congress leadership today launched the third phase of ‘Didi ke Bolo’ (Tell Didi) initiative to reach out to the masses in Bengal. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is addressed as “Didi” or elder sister by Trinamool Congress … Read moreThird Phase Of Trinamool Congress’s ‘Didi Ke Bolo’ Outreach Program For Mamata Banerjee Begins In West Bengal

“Humiliated” At Durga Puja Carnival Hosted By Mamata Banerjee: Governor

Jagdeep Dhankhar was upset that he was not seated on the stage where Mamata Banerjee had been seated. New Delhi:  Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar today said he felt “humiliated, deeply pained and disturbed” at a Durga Puja carnival hosted by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, where he was not seated at the main dais and “was … Read more“Humiliated” At Durga Puja Carnival Hosted By Mamata Banerjee: Governor

‘Blacked out the first servant’: Bengal Governor unhappy over treatment at Puja event

The Mamata Banerjee-led government had earlier accused Dhankar of being “politically biased.” Claiming that he was sidelined at a Durga Puja event on October 11 at Red Road in Kolkata, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar Tuesday said that he felt “insulted and deeply pained” by the treatment meted out to him. As per a report … Read more‘Blacked out the first servant’: Bengal Governor unhappy over treatment at Puja event

Divisive Politics Won’t Work, Says Mamata Banerjee After Amit Shah Attack

Mamata Banerjee had met Amit Shah last month in Delhi and flagged the issues of NRC.. Kolkata:  Mamata Banerjee today said divisive politics will not work in West Bengal after Union Home Minister and BJP President Amit Shah said the Chief Minister was keen on keeping infiltrators in the state to expand her voter base. … Read moreDivisive Politics Won’t Work, Says Mamata Banerjee After Amit Shah Attack

J&K Move Is Modi-Ji’s Tribute To Syama Prasad Mookerjee, Says Amit Shah

Kolkata:  Home Minister and BJP chief Amit Shah today gave Durga Puja wishes to the people of West Bengal as he addressed a rally on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Kolkata. Here are the highlights of Amit Shah’s speech: West Bengal had the biggest role in helping the BJP cross the 300-seat mark … Read moreJ&K Move Is Modi-Ji’s Tribute To Syama Prasad Mookerjee, Says Amit Shah

Durga Puja: Mamata Banerjee Inaugurates 11 “Pujos” In Kolkata, Shares Pics

Durga Puja: Mamata Banerjee shares pictures from Durga Puja inaugural ceremonies. Kolkata:  Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated 11 Durga Puja pandals in south Kolkata on Monday. “What a joy,” she wrote on Twitter, sharing pictures of the grand Durga puja pandals and ceremonies. “Delighted to share some vignettes of Durga pujo from last evening. … Read moreDurga Puja: Mamata Banerjee Inaugurates 11 “Pujos” In Kolkata, Shares Pics

As Barbs Fly, No Holiday For BJP And Trinamool This Durga Puja

Mamata Banerjee’s preparations for the state elections in 2021 are going on in full swing. Kolkata:  It is Mahalaya today, and for West Bengal, it marks the start of the festive season. But Durga Puja will be no holiday for the BJP and the Trinamool Congress. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee did suggest a break from … Read moreAs Barbs Fly, No Holiday For BJP And Trinamool This Durga Puja

Federalism Hurt By The Way Bills Were Passed: Mamata Banerjee To Centre

Trinamool strongly condemned the way in which important Bills were passed, Mamata Banerjee said (File) Kolkata:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said the manner in which important bills were passed in parliament has hurt federalism in the country. “Today (Saturday) is the International Day for Universal Access to Information. Our party strongly … Read moreFederalism Hurt By The Way Bills Were Passed: Mamata Banerjee To Centre

Reign of terror, jungle raj in Bengal, time over for Mamata govt: Nadda

Nadda said that the ruling TMC are physically torturing workers and leaders who have an opposing ideology. (File) In a scathing attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, BJP working president J P Nadda on Saturday said she has started a “jungle raj” and let loose a “reign of terror” in the state. Time … Read moreReign of terror, jungle raj in Bengal, time over for Mamata govt: Nadda

JP Nadda hits out at Mamata, Rahul for opposing Article 370

Nadda accused National Conference leaders Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah, PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti and Congress leaders of misleading the nation by spreading lies that the special status of Kashmir has been withdrawn by the abrogation of the article. (Source: File) BJP working president J P Nadda Friday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister … Read moreJP Nadda hits out at Mamata, Rahul for opposing Article 370

Despite Didi’s denial, wave of NRC panic sweeps across Bengal

People wait outside the Kolkata Municipal Corporation office to apply for documents on Thursday. (Express Photo by Partha Paul) It’s 10.30 am Thursday, and Sabina Bibi and her daughter Hena Khatun have been waiting in a queue for over five hours at the Kolkata Municipal Corporation’s headquarters in Esplanade. Hailing from South 24 parganas, they … Read moreDespite Didi’s denial, wave of NRC panic sweeps across Bengal

Mad Scramble For Documents In Bengal As Fears Over Citizens List Mount

The BJP has promised to implement the NRC in Bengal if it comes to power in the state. Kolkata:  Panic over the National Register of Citizens (NRC) seems to be spreading across West Bengal, with three or four recent suicides in the state’s northern region being attributed to this factor by victims’ families. The panic … Read moreMad Scramble For Documents In Bengal As Fears Over Citizens List Mount

Mamata slams BJP, ABVP for JU row: They want to wield power everywhere, bulldoze everything

Mamata also spoke on the implementation of the NRC in the state. (File Photo) Amid an ongoing row over the fiasco at Jadavpur University, where Union Minister Babul Supriyo was manhandled by some students last week, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday alleged that the BJP and Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) — the RSS … Read moreMamata slams BJP, ABVP for JU row: They want to wield power everywhere, bulldoze everything

Trinamool Congress Clarifies Mamata Banerjee’s “Political Vendetta” Remark

Mamata Banerjee was addressing the media after her meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah (File) New Delhi:  Issuing a clarification over some media reports, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Thursday said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s remark on “political vendetta” was in reference to a question posed by a journalist and had nothing … Read moreTrinamool Congress Clarifies Mamata Banerjee’s “Political Vendetta” Remark

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