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From Congress and JD (U) camps, Kirti Azad to bat for TMC now
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From Congress and JD (U) camps, Kirti Azad to bat for TMC now

The former cricketer said that the he will work under the leadership of Mamata Banerjee and start working on the field.

SC to hear TMC’s contempt plea on Tuesday against Tripura government on violent incidents
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SC to hear TMC’s contempt plea on Tuesday against Tripura government on violent incidents

The plea for contempt action has been filed as there have been repeated incidents of violence in the state ahead of local body elections

Mamata Banerjee to arrive in Delhi today ahead of Winter Session; Varun Gandhi likely to meet her
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Mamata Banerjee to arrive in Delhi today ahead of Winter Session; Varun Gandhi likely to meet her

The West Bengal chief minister is likely to press for her long-standing demand to clear dues of the state and raise objection to the Centre's decision to increase the jurisdiction of the BSF

Mamata Banerjee's idol to share space with goddess Durga at Kolkata pandal; BJP calls move 'nauseating'
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Mamata Banerjee's idol to share space with goddess Durga at Kolkata pandal; BJP calls move 'nauseating'

A controversy has erupted in West Bengal over the organisers of a Durga puja deciding to put up an idol of the chief minister at their marquee pandal alongside the deity

Mamata Banerjee to meet Narendra Modi at 4 pm, likely to meet Opposition leaders
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Mamata Banerjee to meet Narendra Modi at 4 pm, likely to meet Opposition leaders

The TMC chief, who seeks to take up a larger role in national politics prior to the 2024 Lok Sabha election, is visiting Delhi for the first time after her party’s win in the recent Assembly polls

Modi govt trying to mislead Bengal farmers, says TMC after PM accuses Mamata of not implementing PM-KISAN scheme
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Modi govt trying to mislead Bengal farmers, says TMC after PM accuses Mamata of not implementing PM-KISAN scheme

TMC MP Sougata Roy also slammed the Centre, saying the new farm bills also deleted potato and onion from the essential commodities list, thus causing the price rise in the market

Mamata Banerjee meets Narendra Modi's wife Jashodaben at Kolkata airport ahead of meeting with PM in Delhi
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Mamata Banerjee meets Narendra Modi's wife Jashodaben at Kolkata airport ahead of meeting with PM in Delhi

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wife at the city airport before boarding her flight to New Delhi and they exchanged pleasantries.

TMC leaders face 'tough time' answering uncomfortable questions during Mamata Banerjee's 'Didi Ke Bolo' campaign
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TMC leaders face 'tough time' answering uncomfortable questions during Mamata Banerjee's 'Didi Ke Bolo' campaign

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's 'Didi Ke Bolo' campaign is helping the TMC reach out to people in distress, but at the same time forcing party leaders to handle uncomfortable questions.

Mamata Banerjee urges youth to 'seek for answers on growing joblessness', day after she slammed Centre over unemployment
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Mamata Banerjee urges youth to 'seek for answers on growing joblessness', day after she slammed Centre over unemployment

A day after slamming the Centre for the highest unemployment rate in the country in 45 years, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee urged the youngsters to raise questions on growing joblessness.

Congress, CPM reject Mamata Banerjee's offer to jointly combat BJP, say her policies helped saffron party in Bengal
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Congress, CPM reject Mamata Banerjee's offer to jointly combat BJP, say her policies helped saffron party in Bengal

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday reached out to opposition Congress and CPM to join her fight against the BJP in the state but the two parties rejected her appeal saying her policies are responsible for the saffron party's growth

Cut money row: West Bengal Police to book 'errant' officials, legislators for breach of trust; provision carries possible life term
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Cut money row: West Bengal Police to book 'errant' officials, legislators for breach of trust; provision carries possible life term

Elected public representatives and government officials in West Bengal who accept "cut money" from beneficiaries of welfare schemes will now be charged under a tough law that provides for life imprisonment in the event of conviction

In apparent jibe at Mamata Banerjee, BJP MPs greet Union ministers from Bengal with 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans in Parliament
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In apparent jibe at Mamata Banerjee, BJP MPs greet Union ministers from Bengal with 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans in Parliament

Union ministers Babul Supriyo and Debashree Choudhury, who are from West Bengal, were greeted by fellow BJP MPs with 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans when they were called to take oath as Lok Sabha Members.

Can Bengal’s Hindus forgive and forget?
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Can Bengal’s Hindus forgive and forget?

With the BJP winning 18 Lok Sabha seats, Muslims in the state would have few options if Mamata falters in the 2021 Assembly elections and saffron triumphs

Missing the Mood for the Breeze
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Missing the Mood for the Breeze

The media missed the Modi juggernaut that wasn’t even trying to hide in plain sight, and looked for results in the wrong place—the corridors of the national capital. All exit polls, however, got the direction right: Modi was coming back

Election Commission's decision to use Article 324 in West Bengal severe indictment of Mamata Banerjee's rule
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Election Commission's decision to use Article 324 in West Bengal severe indictment of Mamata Banerjee's rule

Mamata Banerjee's extraordinary tirade against the Election Commission of India on Wednesday night is just one more indication of her callous disregard for the Constitution and its provisions. West Bengal has been suffering from this disease since the Left Front regime but under Mamata's Trinamool Congress it has mutated into a more virulent strain. In fact, the only quibble with the ECI's decision is that it is a tad too lenient on a chief minister who openly threatens to take 'inch by inch revenge' against political rivals.

EC says 'fully within rights' to transfer officials during elections after Mamata Banerjee claims poll panel working at BJP's behest
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EC says 'fully within rights' to transfer officials during elections after Mamata Banerjee claims poll panel working at BJP's behest

The Election Commission has rejected Mamata Banerjee's allegations that it ordered the transfer of four West Bengal Police officers at the behest of the ruling BJP.

Why Mamata is playing the Hindu card against Modi
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Why Mamata is playing the Hindu card against Modi

The Bengal chief minister has spared no occasion to throw punches at the BJP, even daring the PM and Amit Shah to compete with her in shloka recitation

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Criticism of poll dates coinciding with Ramzan shows Opposition keener on making excuses for failure than beating BJP
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Criticism of poll dates coinciding with Ramzan shows Opposition keener on making excuses for failure than beating BJP

The Opposition's demands show their lack of confidence and the fact that the parties don't believe they can stop the Modi juggernaut. The BJP may have enough headwinds to tackle, but the Opposition's insecurity creates opportunities for BJP to exploit.

Mamata Banerjee urges industry leaders to invest in West Bengal, terms state destination for businesses, farmers, unemployed youth
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Mamata Banerjee urges industry leaders to invest in West Bengal, terms state destination for businesses, farmers, unemployed youth

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday urged industry barons to invest in the state which has a great potential for industrial growth

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Mamata vs Centre, mood of first-time voter, migration in Uttarakhand; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Mamata vs Centre, mood of first-time voter, migration in Uttarakhand; today's must-read stories

Mamata, known for hitting streets and rabble-rousing for populist causes, seems to have reversed her politics in her constitutional role.