Mamata Bannerjee

Showing 1 of 17 from 17 results
Mamata Bannerjee - Total results - 17
Doctors' strike in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee claims BJP, CPM behind agitation, gives ultimatum to medicos to resume work by 2 pm
Politics

Doctors' strike in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee claims BJP, CPM behind agitation, gives ultimatum to medicos to resume work by 2 pm

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee had given an ultimatum to the agitating junior doctors across the state to resume work by 2 pm and warned of action if the order was not followed.

I-T raids on JD(S) minister HD Revanna, aides hours after Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy predicted pre-dawn swoop
Politics

I-T raids on JD(S) minister HD Revanna, aides hours after Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy predicted pre-dawn swoop

The development came a day after, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy raised fears about possible raids on Congress and JD(S) functionaries in the state.

LPG prices to be hiked by Rs 4/month, subsidy to end by March; Pinarayi, Mamata slam Centre
Politics

LPG prices to be hiked by Rs 4/month, subsidy to end by March; Pinarayi, Mamata slam Centre

While Pinarayi Vijayan asked government to withdraw its decision to eliminate the LPG subsidy, Mamata Bannerjee accused the BJP of not caring for the people

EVM tampering: Opposition parties have failed to take defeat sportingly, put EC image in dock
Politics

EVM tampering: Opposition parties have failed to take defeat sportingly, put EC image in dock

The shrillness with which the 16 political parties are alleging EVM tampering essentially suggests that they have not reconciled to the defeat in recent rounds of Assembly and local bodies elections.

A strange debate is sweeping Kolkata: How free is the freedom of a poet?
India

A strange debate is sweeping Kolkata: How free is the freedom of a poet?

Kolkata's celebrated poet Srijata Bandhopadhyay is facing heat because two students in Siliguri have labeled his work blasphemous.

West Bengal: BJP leaders Roopa Ganguly and Kailash Vijayvargiya named in child-trafficking case
Politics

West Bengal: BJP leaders Roopa Ganguly and Kailash Vijayvargiya named in child-trafficking case

A key accused in the child-trafficking case in West Bengal has alleged that BJP party national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and state women's wing president Roopa Ganguly were involved in the racket.

Winter Session: Demonetisation will dominate, but does Modi have a counter-chaos plan?
Politics

Winter Session: Demonetisation will dominate, but does Modi have a counter-chaos plan?

PM Modi will have to use his charisma, which he is known for, to get the business going

Of Bangla and Bongo: Twitter reacts to renaming of West Bengal
India

Of Bangla and Bongo: Twitter reacts to renaming of West Bengal

Twitter users reacts as West Bengal cabinet declares renaming of the state, to either Bangla or Bongo.

BJP versus everyone else: Mamata is only as anti-Modi as required to keep her 30% Muslim voters happy
Politics

BJP versus everyone else: Mamata is only as anti-Modi as required to keep her 30% Muslim voters happy

Right now, Mamata Banerjee needs the Mahagathbandhan as much as they need her. She has of course her kitty of 34 Lok Sabha MPs to bring to the table, a kitty that may well increase in the next round as the BJP is likely to continue its rapid downhill slide in the state since the high of 2014

Aditya Verma congratulates Ganguly on becoming CAB chief
First Cricket News

Aditya Verma congratulates Ganguly on becoming CAB chief

Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma congratulated former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Thursday for being anointed as the president of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB).

Vyapam deaths are 'cold blooded murders': Mamata in favour of a neutral probe
India

Vyapam deaths are 'cold blooded murders': Mamata in favour of a neutral probe

West Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said she was in favour of a probe by a neutral and capable agency into the Vyapam scam.

Mamata keen on stringent act to prevent chit fund malpractices
India

Mamata keen on stringent act to prevent chit fund malpractices

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said that her government was keen on framing a stringent act to prevent malpractices by chit fund companies and protect interests of the people in the state.

Amit Shah's statement raises serious questions about Saradha scam
Economy

Amit Shah's statement raises serious questions about Saradha scam

Did the BJP president speak in a public rally on a controversial subject such as Saradha's terror linkage without a reality check? On the other hand, if Shah's allegations are indeed true and based on evidences he is privy to, why did the government state otherwise in Parliament?

Migratory birds never win: TMC takes a dig at Amit Shah
Politics

Migratory birds never win: TMC takes a dig at Amit Shah

Parui area was recently in news for frequent clashes between supporters between TMC Congress and BJP.

All hail Amit Shah: Kolkata is the political crowning of PM Modi's main man
Politics

All hail Amit Shah: Kolkata is the political crowning of PM Modi's main man

Shah delivered his answer in Kolkata. As he mopped his bald pate in the afternoon sun, he was determined to ensure it was Mamata who was doing the sweating.

Anti-growth: Why blame just Greenpeace, and not Rahul, Mamata, Sena?
Economy

Anti-growth: Why blame just Greenpeace, and not Rahul, Mamata, Sena?

It is foolish to pretend that only NGOs are responsible for anti-development protests. Political parties and other players have also played their part in this.

Mamata avoids Chidu; HM says security duties are shared
Politics

Mamata avoids Chidu; HM says security duties are shared

Mamata Bannerjee chooses to give function with Chidambaram a miss.