Trinamool Congress will strongly oppose bill to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir:West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister on Tuesday said her party, the Trinamool Congress, will strongly oppose the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill that proposes to bifurcate the state into two union territories. Banerjee also said the Centre should have consulted all political parties before coming to a decision to scrap Constitutional provisions that accorded […]

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CCD owner’s death very unfortunate : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday described the death of CCD owner V G Siddhartha as “very unfortunate”. She said that the coffee baron was depressed due of “harassment from different agencies”, failed to run his business and finally gave up. She likened the incident to businessmen contemplating to leave the country […]

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee speaks to Kumaraswamy over Karnataka crisis

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has asked Karnataka’s HD Kumaraswamy to hold his ground and not give in to the efforts of the BJP, sources said Thursday. Banerjee, stung by defections herself with several of the Trinamool Congress MPs and MLAs joining the BJP, dialled the Karnataka chief minister last evening and […]

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee agrees to live coverage of meeting with protesting docs

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee gave consent for live coverage of the proposed meeting with agitating junior doctors on Monday, paving way for a solution to the week-long impasse. The state government had earlier turned down the striking doctors’ demand for live telecast of the meeting, scheduled to be held later in […]

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After West Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee;s Nephew, TMC MP Dev Shows Solidarity with Doctors, Questions Motive Behind the Assault

New Delhi: Doctors are at loggerheads with Mamata Banerjee and her administration after a mob attacked resident doctors at the NRS Medical College on Monday night and critically injured a doctor. Kolkata: Tollywood actor and Trinamool Congress MP Dev is the latest to show solidarity with the ongoing protests by doctors at the NRS Medical […]

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West Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee Unveils New Vidyasagar Statue Month After Vandalism, Says Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Trying to Disrupt Bengal’s Culture

New Delhi: Clashes between workers of the TMC and BJP rocked Bengal during the Lok Sabha polls and on May 14, during Shah’s roadshow, the bust of the reformer was vandalised. A month after the bust of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was vandalised when Amit Shah was campaigning in West Bengal during the Lok Sabha elections, […]

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) trying to incite violence in Bengal: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleged on Monday that the Centre and the cadres of the ruling BJP were trying to incite violence in the state and conspiring to bring down her government. She also said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was trying to throttle her voice as she was the only […]

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee behaving like ‘anti-national’, trying to scuttle

New Delhi: Lashing out at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over her decision to skip the Niti Aayog meeting on June 15, the state BJP unit on Friday said the TMC supremo was behaving like an “anti-national” and trying to scuttle the growth of Bengal. The Trinamool Congress (TMC) was quick to hit back, saying it […]

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Prashant Kishor meets West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

New Delhi: Political strategist Prashant Kishor met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here Thursday, raising speculation that he may work with her in the near future, sources said. Accompanied by TMC MP and Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee, Kishor had over two hours discussion with the chief minister, the sources said. They said Kishor agreed […]

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Decided not to attend swearing-in ceremony due to false reports of killing of 54 BJP workers:

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday decided not to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Narenda Modi as prime minister citing ‘untrue” claims by BJP that 54 of the party workers were murdered in political violence in Bengal. Banerjee had on Tuesday confirmed her presence at the ceremony to be held on May […]

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