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Mamata remembers revolutionary leader Rash Behari Bose
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today remembered revolutionary leader Rash Behari Bose on his 73rd death anniversary.An unsung hero of Indias struggle for Independence, Rash Behari Bose played a key role in the Delhi Conspiracy Case (attempted ...
 Business Standard11 hours ago
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Mamata Banerjee slams decision to stop 8 railway routes in West Bengal
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today slammed the Centre for deciding to stop eight routes of the Eastern Railway in the state on the plea that they were "not commercially viable".
 Money Control2 days ago
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AAP Office-of-Profit case: Mamata bats for Kejriwal
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday extended support to Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal , following the Election Commission's (EC) recommendation to disqualify 20 party MLAs for holding an 'office-of-profit'.
 catchnews.com2 days ago
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Declare Vivekananda, Netaji b'days as national holiday: Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today urged the Centre to declare the birthdays of Swami Vivekananda and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose as national holidays.Banerejee said in a tweet that she has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in this regard."Swami Vivekananda and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose are national and international icons. I have written a letter to the PM urging the government of India to declare both their birthdays as national holidays," she tweeted.Swami ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago
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Gorkhaland agitation may have calmed down but Darjeeling's economy is not back on track
To say that West Bengal's Darjeeling hills had a turbulent 2017 would be an understatement. Political violence over a renewed demand for a separate Gorkhaland left 12 dead and hundreds injured. Eventually, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee managed to bring the ...
 catchnews.com4 days ago
Mamata remembers former CM Jyoti Basu on his death anniversary
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today remembered former Chief Minister Jyoti Basu on his seventh death anniversary.Basu, the longest serving chief minister of West Bengal, had passed away on January 17, 2010. The communist leader had served as the ...
 Business Standard4 days ago
Mamata remembers Jyoti Basu on death anniversary
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday remembered former Chief Minister and Marxist leader Jyoti Basu on his seventh death anniversary."Solemnly remembering ... Jyoti Basu," she tweeted.Basu, an iconic Left leader, was the longest serving ...
 Prokerala4 days ago
Mamata salutes bravehearts of Indian Army
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today saluted the country's soldiers on the occasion of Army Day for their exemplary sense of duty towards their motherland.On Army Day, my salute to all Army personnel for their exemplary sense of duty to the ...
 Business Standard6 days ago
Why over one crore people left out, asks Mamata
ALIPURDUAR (WB), Jan 9 - West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today demanded to know why the names of over one crore people did not figure in the first draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam and urged the people here to give them ...
 The Assam Tribune1 week ago
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FIRs are now lodged to bully journalists, says Mamata on Aadhaar expose
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today alleged that FIRs are now being lodged against journalists to intimidate them if anything adverse is reported against certain people.  "Now if a reporter writes something, utters certain words, an FIR is filed and cases are lodged," the CM said at a programme.  "No national newspaper is now being allowed to write certain news reports and subjected to strong arm tactics," she said without elaborating.  She was apparently hinting at ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Mamata remembers martyrs of 1965 war
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday remembered the soldiers killed in the 1965 India-Pakistan war -- on the 52nd anniversary of the Tashkent Declaration that formally brought an end to the conflict.
 Business Standard1 week ago
Mamata hails Tashkent Declaration, remembers brave soldiers
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today remembered the soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the Indo-Pakistan war of 1965 that ended with the signing of the Tashkent Declaration on this day.The 1965 armed conflict between India and Pakistan was ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
Business Standard
Why one cr people left out of NRC first draft, asks Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today demanded to know why the names of over one crore people did not figure in the first draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam and urged the people here to give them shelter if they were forced ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
Mamata Banerjee hails Tashkent Declaration, remembers brave soldiers
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today remembered the soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the Indo-Pakistan war of 1965 that ended with the signing of the Tashkent Declaration on this day.
 DNA1 week ago
Mamata remembers Netai victims
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today paid homage to those gunned down in Netai village in West Midnapore district on this day in 2011."On this day in 2011, innocent villagers in Netai were killed by indiscriminate firing," Banerjee wrote on her ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
Mamata accuses centre of rejecting state's tableau for R-Day parade
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the centre of excluding the state's tableau from this year's Republic Day parade, alleging it was opposed to the state's theme of the artist's unity."This year Delhi did not allow our tableau. We ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago
Mamata criticised for her 'Centre's conspiracy' remark over
Ruling BJP and other outfits in Assam attacked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for alleging the BJP-led Centre was "hatching a conspiracy" to drive out Bengalis from Assam by "excluding" their names from the first draft of the National Register of ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
DNA
Mamata Banerjee accuses BJP-led govt of distorting history
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday took a potshot at the BJP-led Central government alleging that it was trying to distort Indian history. Speaking at the 78 session of the Indian History Congress which began on Thursday, she said, "It is ...
 DNA3 weeks ago
Meghwal rejects Mamata's allegations on R'Day tableau
Rubbishing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegation of the BJP-led centre rejecting the state's proposal regarding Republic Day tableau, Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal on Monday said the centre has no role in it.He said the Bharatiya Janata ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago
Mamata at Sagar Island to review Gangasagar Mela preparations
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today reached Sagar Island to review the preparations for the next month's Gangasagar Mela, official sources said.Banerjee is slated to hold meetings with senior officials in charge of coastal security as a part of ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago
Meghwal rubbishes Mamata's charge on tableau
Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal today rubbished Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegation on the reported exclusion of West Bengal's proposed tableau in the Republic Day parade in Delhi and said that the Centre has no role in the selection process.Banerjee ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago
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Centre cancels Bengal's R-Day tableau. Mamata says it's because theme is communal harmony
The Centre has cancelled West Bengal's Republic Day tableau and CM Mamata Banerjee is rather livid about it. The Unity in Harmony-themed tableau had been planned for the upcoming Republic Day parade on Delhi's Rajpath. Banerjee said – “The Centre ...
 catchnews.com4 weeks ago
India Today
Mamata Banerjee claims Modi govt insulted Bengal by rejecting state's R-Day tableau
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has alleged that the state's Republic Day tableau on unity has been rejected by the BJP-led central government.
 India Today4 weeks ago
Mamata attacks Centre for rejecting Bengal's R-Day tableau
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday lashed against the Central goverment for rejecting the tableau proposed by her government for the Republic Day parade in Delhi, wondering fi the decision was prompted by its theme of "unity is ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
Mamata remembers eminent writer on his death anniversary
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today remembered Bengali writer, painter, violin player and composer Upendrakishore Ray Chowdhury on his 102nd death anniversary."Solemnly remembering the creator of immortal stories for children, Upendrakishore Ray ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
DNA
Mamata Banerjee: BJP has suffered a moral defeat
After the Assembly election result for Gujarat was out on Monday, with BJP registering its sixth consecutive victory, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee congratulated the people of Gujarat for a ‘balanced verdict’ and at the same time ...
 DNA1 month ago
Mamata remembers Singur violence victim Tapasi Malik
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today remembered Tapasi Malik, who was raped and burnt to death during the Singur agitation over land acquisition in 2006.She also urged people to never forget the 'martyrs' of political violence during the Left ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Mamata remembers Singur rape victim
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday remembered Tapasi Malik, who was brutally raped and burnt to death during the Singur land agitation in 2006, on her death anniversary.She also urged people of the state to remember those who lost their ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
Rediff.com
Moral defeat for BJP in Gujarat: Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said it was a moral defeat for the BJP in Gujarat and the people of the state have "belled the cat for 2019". Congratulating the people of Gujarat for their "very balanced verdict at this hour", Banerjee said it was a face- saving win for the ruling party. "It is a temporary and face-saving win, but it shows a moral defeat for BJP. Gujarat voted against atrocities, anxiety and injustice caused to the common people. Gujarat belled the cat for ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Mamata Banerjee extends wishes on Minorities Rights Day
Extending her wishes to people on Minorities Rights Day, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said all should pledge to uphold the rights of minority communities.Today is Minority Rights Day. We must pledge to uphold the rights of all minority ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Five years of Nirbhaya: Mamata calls for making society safe
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 us resolve to keep our society safe," Banerjee tweeted. The 23-year-old paramedical student was ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
On 'Nirbhaya' anniversary, Mamata calls for safe society
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today urged people to resolve to keep the society safe, recalling the brutal gang-rape and murder of a paramedic student in Delhi five years back. "Remembering #Nirbhaya on the 5th anniversary of brutal Delhi ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
DNA
Five years of Nirbhaya case: Mamata Banerjee calls for keeping society safe
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today urged people to resolve to keep the society safe, recalling the brutal gang-rape and murder of a paramedic student in Delhi five years back. "Remembering #Nirbhaya on the 5th anniversary of brutal Delhi ...
 DNA1 month ago
Mamata Banerjee remembers Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today remembered the country's first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his death anniversary."Solemnly remembering the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his death anniversary," Banerjee said in a ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Bengal govt treats all communities equally: CM
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said her government does not differentiate people on caste or religious lines and those pursuing politics of hatred should not call themselves patriots.Unlike Gujarat, minority communities do not face any ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
DNA
Rajasthan hacking- If people want to return to Bengal, will provide assistance to set up business: Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lashed out at state BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Monday for his comments regarding the hate murder of Md Afrazul Khan, a labourer from Malda district of Bengal who was killed in Rajasthan. “There are so many ...
 DNA1 month ago
DNA
Mamata announces Rs 3 lakh and job for kin of labourer killed in Rajasthan, accused gets three-day police custody
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said her government would provide Rs 3 lakh and a job to the family of Mohammand Afrazul, a labourer from the state who was brutally killed in Rajasthan.
 DNA1 month ago
Kin of labourer killed in Rajasthan to get job, Rs 3L: Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said her government would provide Rs 3 lakh and a job to the family of Mohammand Afrazul, a labourer from the state who was brutally killed in Rajasthan. Afrazul was hacked and burnt to death at Rajsamand in ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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Mamata promises job, cash for kin of man axed and burnt to death
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said her government would provide Rs 3 lakh and a job to the family of Mohammand Afrazul, a labourer from the state who was brutally killed in Rajasthan. Afrazul was hacked and burnt to death at Rajsamand in Rajasthan by a man who, raving against "love jihad", also filmed the entire incident and uploaded it on social media. "As a small help to the bereaved family, our government has decided to provide Rs 3 lakh to the family and also a job to ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Delhi pollution: Swachh Bharat of no good, says Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee once again raked up the issue of pollution-hit Delhi, stating that the Centre's ambitious 'Swachh Bharat Mission' was of no good.The TMC supremo had yesterday said that she was "ashamed" at seeing Sri Lankan cricketers donning pollution masks while playing in Delhi, and asked the AAP government to make arrangements for checking pollution there."What good has the Swachh Mission done? In Delhi, Sri Lankan players are playing wearing masks. From political ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Yashwant has my full support, concerned about him: Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today extended her "full support" to former Union minister Yashwant Sinha in his fight for the cause of farmers and said she was concerned about the BJP veteran, who was detained by Maharashtra Police. She said she ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
Mamata expresses concern for Yashwant, backs him
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday extended "full support" to former Union minister Yashwant Sinha in his fight for farmers' cause.She also expressed her concern about the BJP veteran, who was detained by Maharashtra Police."I am concerned ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
Demonetisation, GST continue to damage economy: Mamata
Taking a dig at the central government on GDP numbers, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said "effects of note ban scam" and "unplanned" implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) continue to damage India's economy.According to ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
Mamata asks people to remain alert against BJP's 'evil design'
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the BJP of trying to destabilise the state administration and asked people to be alert against provocation that might foment communal problem in the state. Addressing a gathering after her brief meeting ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
Mamata Banerjee says democracy under threat in BJP rule, asks Oppn to unite
Mamata accused the NDA government of trying to halt the developmental process in West Bengal. Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said that democracy is under threat in the country under the BJP rule and called upon Opposition ...
 Zee News1 month ago
BJP only on media and social media, nowhere in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that democracy is under threat in the country under the BJP rule and called upon Opposition parties to work together for the greater interest of the people before the next Lok Sabha polls. File photo: PTI ...
 Zee News1 month ago
Democracy under threat, Oppn should work together: Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that democracy is under threat in the country under the BJP rule and called upon Opposition parties to work together for the greater interest of the people before the next Lok Sabha polls.She accused the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Will welcome 'Padmavati' team to Bengal: Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said she would welcome "Padmavati" director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and his team to the state and make special arrangements for the films premiere and release. Banerjees statement comes just days after she ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
Linking of Aadhaar with personal details dangerous: Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that linking of personal details with Aadhaar number was "dangerous" for individuals and society.
 Zee News2 months ago
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Democracy is under threat, Oppn should work together: Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that democracy is under threat in the country under the Bharatiya Janata Party rule and called upon opposition parties to work together for the greater interest of the people before the next Lok Sabha polls. She accused the National Democratic Alliance government of trying to halt the developmental process in her state. "Democracy is under threat in this country under the present central government. It is a super emergency that is going on ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Exposure of personal data in name of Aadhaar 'dangerous': Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said exposure of personal data "in the name of Aadhaar linking" is "very dangerous" for the freedom of expression of the country."I am in favour of a unique card (identification). There cant be different ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
Leaking of Aadhaar card details dangerous: Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said leaking out of Aadhaar card details could be "dangerous" because it might lead to the disclosure of confidential information about individuals. Banerjee told reporters here that Aadhaar details being ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
Mamata leaves for North Bengal to discuss Darjeeling issues
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today left for North Bengal to discuss the current situation in Darjeeling hills with all political parties there tomorrow.The all-party meeting from the Darjeeling hills will take place at Pintail village during ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Calculated plan to destroy freedom of expression: Mamata on Padmavati row
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today charged that the controversy over Sanjay Leela Bhansalis "Padmavati" was a "calculated plan" of a political party to destroy freedom of expression. She urged film industry members to come out in support of ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
Business Standard
Mamata Banerjee remembers Indira Gandhi on her birth centenary
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today remembered India's first woman Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her birth centenary."Remembering former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 100th birth anniversary," Banerjee wrote on her Twitter handle this ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Kamal Haasan meets Mamata amid speculation
Tamil movie icon Kamal Haasan, who has plans for a political plunge, on Friday lauded West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her enthusiasm to celebrate cinema through the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF).Kamal, who was attending the ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
Mamata defends Delhi CM over pollution
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday suggested the Central government open a dialogue with chief ministers of neighbouring states to flesh out a solution to Delhi's pollution problem instead of blaming her Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal.
 Business Standard2 months ago
Mamata remembers 'martyrs' on Nandigram Divas
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today remembered those who had died because of what she said the "violent politics of the CPI(M)".On 'Nandigram Divas' today, she charged the CPI(M) with unleashing 'barbaric attacks' on the people of Nandigram in ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Mamata remembers Nandigram 'martyrs'
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday remembered those who she claimed became "victims" of the CPI-M's "violent politics" in the state during the Left Front (LF) rule.Banerjee's Trinamool Congress (TMC) is observing the day as "Nandigram ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
DNA
Mamata Banerjee wishes L K Advani on his 90th birthday
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday greeted senior BJP leader LK Advani on his 90th birthday, wishing him a healthy and long life.
 DNA2 months ago
BJP already morally defeated in Gujarat: Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that the BJP was already "morally defeated" in Gujarat even before the actual elections.Addressing the media here, Banerjee questioned why the Prime Minister, all other ministers, and top Bharatiya ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
Mamata describes demonetisation as DeMoDisaster
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee described demonetisation as “DeMoDisaster” and turned her Twitter display picture black, on the first anniversary of the event today. Banerjee had on Monday announced her decision to change the ...
 State Times2 months ago
Mamata Banerjee attacks PM Modi yet again, says GST is `Great Selfish Tax`
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that the Centre's demonetisation move was a disaster. Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today slammed the Narendra Modi government by terming the Goods and Services Tax "Great Selfish Tax'' meant ...
 Zee News2 months ago
Sify
GST is 'Great Selfish Tax', note ban a disaster: Mamata
Kolkata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday branded the Goods and Services Tax (GST) a "Great Selfish Tax" and said it was being used to harass people and destroy the nation's economy. She also termed the demonetisation a disaster and urged ...
 Sify2 months ago
Mamata wishes Kamal Haasan on his birthday
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday extended birthday greetings to Tamil film icon Kamal Haasan, who has confirmed his political plunge just days back."Wishing you a very happy birthday @ikamalhaasanji," Banerjee tweeted.The inaugural ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
DNA
GST is Great Selfish Tax: Mamata Banerjee slams government on economy, demonetization
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday changed her Twitter profile picture to protest one year of demonetization. With a black picture, Mamata said, "#Noteban is a disaster. On #Nov8BlackDay to protest against this scam that destroyed the ...
 DNA2 months ago
Mamata terms GST 'Great Selfish Tax'
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today slammed the Narendra Modi government by terming the Goods and Services Tax "Great Selfish Tax to harass people and finish the economy". She said demonetisation was a disaster and urged social media users to ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
DNA
Aadhaar plea: SC raps Mamata Banerjee, Bengal CM says will obey directive
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said she will "obey" the directive of the Supreme Court, which questioned the state government's move to challenge a central law linking Aadhaar to social benefits and said she could file a plea in individual ...
 DNA2 months ago
Mathrubhumi
Won't link my mobile phone number with Aadhar: Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata:Opposing linking of Aadhar with mobile phone number, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said she will not comply with it even if her phone connection is snapped. The Trinamool Congress (TMC) accused the Union government of "autocratic" ...
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago
Won't link Aadhaar with phone, disconnect my number if you want: Mamata Banerjee
[India], October 25 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday 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 Aadhaar with my telephone number. If the ...
 Sify2 months ago
Rediff.com
Won't link phone to Aadhaar, let them disconnect: Mamata
Opposing linking of Aadhar with mobile phone number, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said she will not comply with it even if her phone connection is snapped. The Trinamool Congress leader accused the Union government of "autocratic" rule and said her party will "have to play a role so that BJP is removed from power" at the centre. "They (Centre) are interfering in the people's rights and privacy. Aadhar number should not be linked with one's mobile phone. I will not link my ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
catchnews.com
Mamata Banerjee won't link Aadhaar with phone, asks atuthorities to disconnect her number
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on 25 October 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 Aadhaar with my telephone number. If the authorities disconnect my ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
Sify
Senior journalist Anindya Sengupta dead
Kolkata: Senior journalist and Indian Journalists Association Secretary Anindya Sengupta, noted for sharp political and economic reporting, died at a city private hospital on Saturday after a month-long battle with lung cancer, family and media sources said.
 Sify1 day ago
Tableau rejected by Centre will be included in state parade
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said the 'unity in brotherhood' tableau from the state, which was rejected by the Centre for next year's Republic Day parade will be included in the Red Road parade here on January 26.Inaugurating 'Bangla ...
 Business Standard4 weeks ago
Veteran journalist Sukharanjan Sengupta passes away
Veteran journalist Sukharanjan Sengupta died here today due to old age-related health problems. He was 85.Sengupta, who underwent a heart surgery recently, was re-admitted to a city hospital following urine infection and slipped into coma since yesterday, ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
DNA
Yashwant Sinha calls off protest after Maha CM's intervention, earns major concessions for farmers
Veteran BJP leader and former Union Finance minister Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday evening called off his three day agitation after the Maharashtra government’s assurance to address issues faced by farmers from the Vidarbha region. Sinha, who was detained ...
 DNA1 month ago
Rediff.com
Didi slams Modi's 'Great Selfish Tax'
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today slammed the Narendra Modi government by terming the Goods and Services Tax "Great Selfish Tax to harass people and finish the economy". She said demonetisation was a disaster and urged social media users to change their profile pictures to a black square on November 8 to protest against the note ban. "Great Selfish Tax (GST) to harass the people. To take away jobs. To hurt businesses. To finish the economy. GoI totally failed to tackle #GST ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Declare Vivekananda, Netaji b'days as national holiday: Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today urged the Centre to declare the birthdays of Swami Vivekananda and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose as national holidays.Banerejee said in a tweet that she has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in this ...
 Business Standard1 day ago
Mamata remembers Jyoti Basu on death anniversary
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday remembered former Chief Minister and Marxist leader Jyoti Basu on his seventh death anniversary.
 Business Standard4 days ago
Business Standard
Mamata remembers Jyoti Basu on death anniversary (Lead, Correcting year in Para 3)
Last Updated at January 17, 2018 16:06 IST "Solemnly remembering ... Jyoti Basu," she tweeted. Basu, an iconic Left leader, was the longest serving Chief Minister of the state from 1977 to 2000. He died on January 17, 2010. --IANS mgr/him/mr (This story has ...
 Business Standard4 days ago
Asia Net India
Mamata hails Tashkent Declaration, remembers brave soldiers
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee remembered the soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the Indo-Pakistan war of 1965 that ended with the signing of the Tashkent Declaration on this day. The 1965 armed conflict between India and Pakistan was ...
 Asia Net India1 week ago
Mamata remembers martyrs of 1965 war
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday remembered the soldiers killed in the 1965 India-Pakistan war -- on the 52nd anniversary of the Tashkent Declaration that formally brought an end to the conflict."On this day in 1966, the Tashkent ...
 Prokerala1 week ago
Moral defeat for BJP in Gujarat: Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said it was a moral defeat for the BJP in Gujarat and the people of the state have "belled the cat for 2019".Congratulating the people of Gujarat for their "very balanced verdict at this hour", Banerjee said it ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Mamata remembers Singur rape victim
on Monday remembered Tapasi Malik, who was brutally raped and burnt to death during the Singur land agitation in 2006, on her death anniversary. She also urged people of the state to remember those who lost their lives in political violence during the 34 ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Moral defeat for BJP in Gujarat: Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said it was a moral defeat for the BJP in Gujarat and the people of the state have "belled the cat for 2019". Congratulating the people of Gujarat for their "very balanced verdict at this hour", Banerjee said ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
Five years of Nirbhaya: Mamata calls for making society safe
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 ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
On 'Nirbhaya' anniversary, Mamata calls for safe society
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today urged people to resolve to keep the society safe, recalling the brutal gang-rape and murder of a paramedic student in Delhi five years back."Remembering #Nirbhaya on the 5th anniversary of brutal Delhi ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Kin of labourer killed in Rajasthan to get job, Rs 3L: Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said her government would provide Rs 3 lakh and a job to the family of Mohammand Afrazul, a labourer from the state who was brutally killed in Rajasthan.Afrazul was hacked and burnt to death at Rajsamand in ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Will welcome 'Padmavati' team to Bengal: Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said she would welcome "Padmavati" director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and his team to the state and make special arrangements for the film's premiere and release.Banerjee's statement comes just days after she ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Calculated plan to destroy freedom of expression: Mamata on
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today charged that the controversy over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmavati" was a "calculated plan" of a political party to destroy freedom of expression.She urged film industry members to come out in support of ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Mamata remembers Nandigram 'martyrs'
on Friday remembered those who she claimed became "victims" of the CPI-M's "violent politics" in the state during the Left Front (LF) rule. Banerjee's Trinamool Congress (TMC) is observing the day as "Nandigram Divas", accusing the Communist Party of ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Mamata Banerjee wishes L K Advani on his 90th birthday
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today greeted senior BJP leader L K Advani on his 90th birthday, wishing him a healthy and long life."Wishing a very happy birthday to Lal Krishna Advani Ji. Health and happiness for a long life," Banerjee wrote on ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
BJP already morally defeated in Gujarat: Mamata
even before the actual elections. Addressing the media here, Banerjee questioned why the Prime Minister, all other ministers, and top Bharatiya Janata Party leaders, as also all frontal organisations of the Sangh Parivar had plunged headlong into the Gujarat ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
GST is 'Great Selfish Tax', note ban a disaster: Mamata
(GST) a "Great Selfish Tax" and said it was being used to harass people and destroy the nation's economy. She also termed the demonetisation a disaster and urged Twitter users to change their display pictures to black to protest against the note ban. "Great ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

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