“When last time Rakesh Roshan landed on the Moon, former PM Indira Gandhi asked him how India was looking from there,” Mamata was captured saying.
While the BJP questioned what is the compulsion behind BJD supporting the saffron party, the Congress termed the fear of CBI and ED as the main reason behind the conch party supporting PM Modi government at the Centre.
The Governor went to Canning in South 24 Parganas district on Saturday evening and interacted with the locals over the violence witnessed for the past few days. He also held a meeting with the administration and police officials of the district.
A senior state government official said that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had personally instructed Chief Secretary H.K. Dwivedi to send the team to the accident spot and help the people from West Bengal who were travelling.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and in-charge of the BJP's IT cell Amit Malviya have waged a war on Twitter over the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) move to withdraw Rs 2,000 banknotes from circulation.
While announcing the ban, she also took a dig at the Left government in Kerala for not taking a similar step.
The Chief Minister said this while criticising the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the incidents of clashes and violence witnessed in some parts of the state during the Ram Navami processions.
The statement came after a much-awaited meeting of the two chief ministers held at the conclusion of Banerjee's three-day visit to Odisha.
She offered prayers to Lord Jagannath, goddess Bimala, Mahalaxmi and other deities in the shrine.
On March 23, the West Bengal CM is scheduled to meet Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Even though the agenda of the meeting is still unclear, sources said that the two leaders could discuss several issues concerning the states as well as the upcoming 2024 elections.
The year began with election season in the politically high-stakes Uttar Pradesh and towards the end, it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat.
Banerjee said she has immense respect for the President, and her party has cautioned Giri against making such derogatory remarks in the future.
'Ganguly is a big figure. He is a person who changed the face of Indian cricket. He is a big icon for the younger generation and someone to look upto'
Sourav Ganguly himself has already announced that he will be contesting for the post of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president which is scheduled on October 31. On the same day there will be the annual general meeting of CAB.
In this video, watch West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee matching steps with a group of tribal dancers at the grand carnival in Kolkata as part of Durga Puja celebrations.