Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee

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.

February 5, 2019
February 5, 2019

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,

February 4, 2019
February 4, 2019

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.

August 7, 2018
August 7, 2018

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.

April 12, 2017
April 12, 2017

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.

March 11, 2017
March 11, 2017

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.

July 4, 2016
July 4, 2016

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.

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

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.

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

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.

May 22, 2016
May 22, 2016

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.