mamata banerjee

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  • Mamata Banerjee, CM, West Bengal, BJP

    Mamata Banerjee not fit to be CM, says BJP

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was “not fit” to hold the post and should step down owing to the lawlessness in the state. "Mamata Banerjee is not fit to be the Chief Minister," BJP leader Chandra Bose said as the BJP organised multiple protest rallies across Kolkata. The ‘March to Lalbazar' (city police headquarters) were organised to protest against the poor law and order situation in the state and the alleged fake cases

    Cities | May 25, 2017
  • Mamata Banerjee

    Don't politicise attack on journalists: Mamata Banerjee

    A day after journalists protested against "police barbarism" on their fraternity members during a political event here, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said a section of the media should not politicise the matter. "I will not answer the question," Banerjee said when asked if action will be taken against police officers who beat up journalists covering the 'March to Nabanna' (state Secretariat), organised by 11 Left-aligned peasant organisations on Monday. Referring to a Bengali daily,

    Cities | May 24, 2017
  • Mamata Banerjee

    Road accidents big killer in India: Mamata Banerjee

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who has reiterated time and again the necessity to rein in speed driving, on Wednesday expressed grief at the loss of lives in a bus accident in Uttarakhand. She urged people to drive safe. "Saddened by deaths of 22 pilgrims. My condolences to bereaved families. Road accidents are a big killer of our nation. Safe Drive, Save Life," Banerjee said on Twitter. At least 24 persons were killed and eight injured

    Cities | May 24, 2017
  • Mamata Banerjee

    Mamata Banerjee condemns Manchester terror attack

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday condemned the terror attack in northern England's Manchester, terming it a cowardly act. She also expressed grief over the deaths in the suicide bombing. "Saddened with the sad news about innocent lives lost Manchester blast. These terror attacks are acts of cowards," Banerjee posted on Twitter. The suicide bombing in Manchester killed 22 persons and left 59 injured, during the end of pop singer Ariana Grande's concert on Monday

    Cities | May 23, 2017
  • West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, TMC

    Resolve to serve people better: Mamata Banerjee

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday expressed gratitude to the people as her Trinamool Congress-led government completed six years in power. "Today is 20th May. In 2011, on this day, our government came to power in Bengal, ushering in a much-needed change and ending 34 years of Left Front misrule," she wrote on Facebook. The first Trinamool ministry led by Banerjee took oath on May 20, 2011 and was sworn in for a second time on May 27 last year

    Cities | May 20, 2017
  • Mamata Banerjee

    Want Sudip to take care of his health: Mamata Banerjee

    As Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandopadhyay was granted bail on Friday by the Orissa High Court, party supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hoped he would recover his health on his return to the city. "He was very ill... I had seen him. He was facing difficult circumstances. He had lost around 25-30 kg weight. I don't know how he is at the moment. I want him to take rest on his return and take care of his

    Cities | May 19, 2017
  • Mamata Banerjee

    Mamata Banerjee open to opposition's common presidential nominee

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced that she has kept her options open on the issue of common opposition candidate for the presidential election. "My options are always open when it comes to betterment of the country and the party," Banerjee told reporters here. She, however, said that she would be in a position to speak more on the issue after meeting Congress President Sonia Gandhi, whom, she said, she had known for long. 

    India | May 15, 2017
  • West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, ministers

    West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee inducts two new ministers

    The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal on Monday inducted, two new ministers, in what is being seen as a minor reshuffle, officials said. Ujjwal Biswas and Chandrima Bhattacharya were administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor KN Tripathi at a function in the Raj Bhavan in Kolkata. Biswas will be handling the Correctional Administration, Refugee Relief and Rehabilitation while Bhattacharya has been made Minister of State (independent charge) for Health and E-governance. Bhattacharya, who was the MoS (Health and Law)

    Cities | May 15, 2017
  • West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, Kashmir, Umer Fayaz

    Violence is never a solution: Mamata Banerjee

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday expressed sorrow at the killing of army officer Umer Fayaz and said violence is never a solution. "Extremely saddened at the murder of Lt Umer Fayaz by terrorists in Shopian. My sympathies with the family. Violence is never a solution," she said in a tweet. Lieutenant Umer Fayaz was abducted by five to six militants from his relative's house in south Kashmir's Shopian last night. His bullet riddled body was found at Harmain area of

    Cities | May 10, 2017
  • Mamata Banerjee, Bhangar stir, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd

    Mamata Banerjee blames real estate promoters for Bhangar stir

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused "three promoting entities" of being behind the South 24 Parganas' Bhangar stir against a power sub-station project. "The power sub-station project was almost completed. Out of 28 towers, 24 were erected. But three promoting entities, who wanted to build multi-storeyed buildings near the sub-station, had indulged in the conspiracy," she said. "With the high tension electric transmission lines, they could not have come up with their real estate projects,"

    Cities | May 5, 2017


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