Mamata Banerjee

May 25, 2019
May 25, 2019

Wanted to quit as CM but party rejected offer: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee says she offered to quit but her party Trinamool Congress refused to accept the resignation.

May 9, 2019
May 9, 2019

'Your slap will be a blessing,' Modi retorts after Mamata's attack

Two days after Mamata Banerjee said she wanted to give him a "tight slap of democracy", Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his response while campaigning in Bengal.

March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019

Wooing women voters in poll-time India

Three separate announc-ements in quick succession by bachelor Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee on March 10 and 11

September 11, 2018
September 11, 2018

9,000MW power to be imported by 2041

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the government has planned to import 9000 MW electricity from neighbouring countries by 2041 to maintain the country's high economic growth.

August 1, 2018
August 1, 2018

It'll lead to civil war

Heated debates over stripping around 40 lakh people in Assam of citizenship continued for the second day yesterday with the opposition parties accusing the government of politicising the issue and making people refugees in their own country.

May 25, 2018
May 25, 2018

Hasina to meet Modi, Mamata today

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will meet today at Visva-Bharati in Santiniketan for the inauguration of the Bangladesh Bhaban.

March 26, 2017
March 26, 2017

Mamata condemns Sylhet blasts

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has strongly condemned the blasts in Sylhet that killed six people including cops and injured several.

May 30, 2016
May 30, 2016

Mamata's second term and our expectations

We congratulate Mamata Banerjee on her decisive victory ensuring her party Trinamool Congress a second term.

May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016

Mamata wants to give grand reception to Hasina

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who has been newly elected for a successive period, wants to accord a grand reception for Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016

Mamata takes oath as West Bengal’s chief minister

Mamata Banerjee takes oath today as West Bengal's chief minister for a second term. It's the biggest oath ceremony Bengal has ever seen, reports NDTV.