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  • Narendra Modi vs Mamata Banerjee

    It's Modi vs Didi

    An unparalleled confrontation between the Centre and the state leapt from seats of power to the street on Sunday after the CBI and Kolkata police tussled over an attempted questioning of city police commissioner Rajeev Kumar,

  • BJP questions Mamata’s sit-in

    BJP, the ruling party of India, questions West Bengal Chief Minister (CM) Mamata Banerjee’s sit-in protest which starts after Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar is taken to a police station and is detained there for hours for questioning by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) before he is released, reports NDTV.

  • Mamata expresses dissent against Modi govt with poem

    West Bengal Chief Minister and also Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee publishes a poem on her Facebook account expressing her disagreement on the current political stance of Modi led government, The Times of India reports.

  • Lok Sabha condemns bounty on Mamata’s head

    The Lok Sabha, the lower House of Indian parliament, condemns a BJP youth wing leader's offer for a bounty of Rs 11 lakh to anyone who beheads West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

  • Mamata takes Rs 1 as salary

    Since taking oath on May 20 2011, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has not taken her salary or allowances she is entitled to.

  • Faraaz, Abinta and Ishrat buried

    Slain Bangladeshi victims of the Dhaka café attack, Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain, Abinta Kabir and Ishrat Akhond are buried this evening.

  • Iron Lady in the neighbourhood!

    Belying speculations at the anti Trinamool camp for a 'vote for change' like the West Bengalees accounted for in 2011, Mamata has swept to a second term with a powerful mandate.

  • Hasina presents Mamata 20kgs hilsa

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina sends 20 kilograms of hilsa from the Padma river for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is going to take oath for the second term tomorrow.

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    Hasina invited for Mamata's swearing-in

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee invites Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to attend her second swearing-in programme in Kolkata scheduled to be held on May 27.