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Tag: West Bengal Cm

Challenges Ahead For Mamata After Becoming Chief Minister Of Bengal
Challenges Ahead For Mamata After Becoming Chief Minister Of Bengal

Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee sworn in as Chief Minister for the third time at Raj Bhavan on Wednesday at 10.45 am after putting a hat-trick of victories in…

Will Pass Assembly Resolution Against CAA: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata: The West Bengal government is planning to pass a resolution in the state Assembly against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in the next three-four days, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday. Banerjee also appealed to other states, particularly those in the North-East, to pass such resolutions. “We have also passed a resolution against NRCA […]

WB CM Writes To Gov Dhankhaar, Asks Him To Cooperate To Maintain Peace In The State

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday evening wrote to Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar saying it the governor’s obligation to support the state government to maintain peace and not aggravate the situation through his provocations. Banerjee expressed her sadness over his taking to the Twitter frequently to criticise of her government and urged the […]

JEE (Mains) To Be Conducted In All Regional Languages?

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday criticised the Centre for adding Gujarati as a medium for the Joint Entrance Examination (Mains) and asked why all other regional languages, including Bengali, should not be included as well. The Central Board of Secondary Education had added Urdu, Marathi and Gujarati in 2014 to the […]

Six Died In Bengal Due To NRC Panic, Claims Mamata

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday pulled up the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for creating panic through a ‘fake campaign’ on the National Register for Citizens (NRC) issue, which she claimed led to the death of six persons in the state. “Shame on the BJP for creating panic over the NRC in […]

Mamata Meets PM Modi, Raises Issue Of Renaming West Bengal

New Delhi: West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday raised the issue of renaming the state during a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The West Bengal assembly has passed a resolution to rename the state as ‘Bangla’. Describing her meeting with the prime minister as fruitful, Banerjee told reporters […]

Protect Constitutional Rights In 'Super Emergency' Era: Mamata

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has reiterated that the country is going through a period of “Super Emergency” and called on people to protect the rights and freedom guaranteed by the Constitution. On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy on Sunday, she urged the countrymen to safeguard the constitutional values upon […]

Mend Your Ways Or Meet Same Fate As Chidambaram: BJP MLA Warns Mamata

Ballia: An Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA has warned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to mend her ways or get ready to meet the same fate as former finance minister P Chidambaram who is currently lodged in jail. The MLA from Bairia Assembly constituency Surendra Singh said the Trinamool Congress supremo should “become the Prime […]

Never forget your mother tongue, says Mamata on Hindi Diwas

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here on Saturday extended her best wishes on Hindi Diwas, but said one should never forget one’s mother tongue. In a tweet, Banerjee also called for respecting all languages and cultures. “My best wishes to all on #HindiDiwas. We should respect all languages and cultures equally. We may […]

Respect All Languages But Not At Cost Of Mother Tongue: Mamata On Hindi Divas

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said people should respect all languages and cultures equally but not at the cost of their mother tongues. Her statement came after Union Home minister Amit Shah pitched for a common language for the country and said it is Hindi which is spoken the most and […]

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We Have Right To Know What Happened To Netaji: Mamata

Kolkata: Recalling the mysterious disappearance of great Indian freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said that people have the right to know of his whereabouts or ultimate fate. “On this day in 1945, Netaji went on a flight from Taihoku Airport in Taiwan, only to disappear forever. […]

Mamata terms Modi's first tenure as 'Super Emergency'

Kolkata: Marking the 44th anniversary of the Emergency, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday called the previous tenure of the Narendra Modi government as “Super Emergency”. “Today is the anniversary of the #Emergency declared in 1975. For the last five years, the country went through a ‘Super Emergency’,” Banerjee tweeted. The Emergency refers […]

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Mamata accuses 'some parties' of spreading disinformation

Kolkata: Amid partial disruption in health services in West Bengal due to continuing agitation by junior doctors protesting attacks on their colleagues and demanding adequate security, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday accused “some political parties” of spreading disinformation on social media. In an open letter to doctors and medical fraternity, she appealed to all […]

MHA issues advisory to Bengal government on doctors' strike

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday issued an advisory to the West Bengal government on the ongoing strike by doctors and sought a report on the matter on priority, said sources familiar with the development. The latest advisory states “this Ministry is in receipt of a number of representations from doctors, health […]

Striking doctors reject Mamata's call for talks

Kolkata: Striking junior doctors in West Bengal on Saturday once again turned down Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s proposal for talks at the state secretariat – Nabanna, and stuck to their stand that she would have to come down to NRS Medical College and Hospital to listen to their grievances. Thirty four doctors at Kalyani’s Jawaharlal […]

Will not let you turn Bengal into Gujarat: Mamata

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday spewed anger and lashed out at people chanting “Jai Sree Ram” around her convoy in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas. She said she will never allow Bengal to become Gujarat. Addressing a protest demonstration in Naihati, Banerjee also viciously attacked the BJP saying she hates them […]

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Mamata confronts BJP workers chanting Jai Shri Ram

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday lost her cool again and chased a group of youth shouting ‘Jai Shri Ram’ in front of her convoy on way to Naihati in the North 24 Parganas district. Banerjee, on her way to address a protest meeting against the alleged “capture” of the Naihati municipality […]

Mamata offers to quit as CM, party doesn't endorse

Kolkata: Two days after her party suffered serious setbacks in the Lok Sabha elections, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday offered to step down from the post. Banerjee said that she had expressed her desire to quit the Chief Minister’s post at an emergent meeting of the Trinamool Congress, but her decision was […]

Naveen turns 72; Modi prays for his long life

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik turned 72 years on Monday. The BJD president who always keeps his birthday celebration a low-key affair celebrated the day in a different manner. The celebration was marked with cake in presence of several party leaders, ministers and well wishers who thronged his residence (Naveen Niwas) in the morning with […]

All commoners not terrorists: Mamata on Rohingya issue

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday asserted that all Rohingyas are not terrorists even as the central government stuck to its stand of deporting the embattled community and said that some of them were linked to Pakistani terrorist groups. “All commoners are not terrorists. Some may be terrorists and they will be […]