West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

August 1, 2022
August 1, 2022

West Bengal CM Mamata to announce reshuffle in her ministry

Against the backdrop of the arrest of her former cabinet colleague, Partha Chatterjee, in a school recruitment scam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today (August 1, 2022) announced that a reshuffle of her ministry would be carried out on Wednesday.

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

After serving fuchka to Bangladeshi tourist, Mamata makes momo in Darjeeling

Three days after delighting the people of Darjeeling hill resort by preparing and serving fuchka on a roadside stall, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today did encore by making another popular snack momo at a shop set up by a women’s self-help group there.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Taslima blasts literature award for Mamata: 'Kolkata's writers, artists are sold out'

Exiled Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen has criticised the choice of Paschimbanga Bangla Academy to confer West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee a literature award and alleged that “Kolkata's writers, artists and intellectuals are all sold out.”

April 22, 2022
April 22, 2022

Tell Hasina-ji to send hilsa this year too: Mamata tells Tipu Munshi

Bangladesh is likely to export hilsa to India during this year's Durga Puja festival as well.

April 13, 2022
April 13, 2022

'Rape or love affair': Mamata facing major backlash over remarks on gang-rape case

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is facing a major backlash over her remarks casting doubts on the alleged gang-rape, murder of a 14-year-old girl in Nadia district, seeking to know whether the teenager was "raped or she was in a relationship and already pregnant".

October 7, 2021
October 7, 2021

Mamata sworn in as member of West Bengal legislative assembly

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was sworn in as a member of the state legislative assembly today, a week after she won the by-poll in the Bhabanipur constituency in south Kolkata by a record margin.

February 19, 2020
February 19, 2020

Vengeful politics led to Tapas Pal's death: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has alleged "pressure" created by central government’s anti-corruption probe agencies and "vengeful politics" led to the death of Trinamool Congress leader and Kolkata actor Tapas Pal.

December 17, 2019
December 17, 2019

Mamata takes veiled dig at Modi over citizenship law

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee takes a veiled dig at Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who had said at an election rally in Jharkhand recently that those involved in arson and violence during the protest against Citizenship (Amended) Act can be "identified by their clothes".

December 16, 2019
December 16, 2019

Never allow NRC, new Citizenship Act in West Bengal: Mamata

Chief Ministers of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee and Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan hit the streets leading a massive protest opposing the amended Citizenship Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC) in India.

June 17, 2019
June 17, 2019

Doctors call off strike after Mamata accepts most demands

Protesting junior doctors in India call off strike after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee agrees to nearly all their demands following a one-and-half hour long meeting with the representatives of different medical colleges of the state at Nabanna (secretariat).