Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.18

Dilip convoy waylaid, attacked in Cooch Behar

Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh’s convoy, including the car he was in, was attacked in Cooch Behar’s Mathabhanga on Thursday.Ghosh was in the north Bengal district in connection with the party’s ra...
By Our Bureau in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.19

Birbhum duo recall 2014 arrest horror

Kashmir horror stories of two labourers from Birbhum’s Nayagram in 2014 had not been a deterrent to many in the Bengal district so far, but the Kulgam carnage might change that.Birbhum still has aro...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.19

Directive to keep Mamata Banerjee in loop on policies

The Bengal finance department issued a memorandum on Thursday asking all departments to frame policies with the approval of the state cabinet or the chief minister while mentioning that some wings of ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.19

Ceiling on tea land for tourism hiked to 15%

The Bengal cabinet on Thursday expanded the policy that allows tea gardens to use land for tourism with riders, trebling the ceiling from 5 per cent to 15 per cent of total holdings.The proposal is pa...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.19

Don’t mix cricket with Teesta: Sheikh Hasina

If a Bengali invites another Bengali to enjoy a game of cricket, there is no point “mixing Teesta” and pouring cold water over it. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina sent out this message on ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.18

Mamata plays Hindi translator in Asansol

Mamata Banerjee played harbinger of development and translator for the largely Hindi-speaking electorate as she addressed a mixed audience at a rally in Asansol’s Jamuria on Thursday.The chief minis...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Jamuria(Burdwan)

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.18

CPM wings start rally from Singur

Two frontal organisations of the beleaguered CPM started a march of 10,000 people from Singur on Wednesday to protest against the Mamata Banerjee government’s alleged failure to deliver on her promi...
By Sandip Chowdhury and Aditya Nag in Singur(Hooghly)

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.18

Sovan Chatterjee offers his Ward 131 seat

Sovan Chatterjee, who stepped down as mayor of Calcutta on Thursday, offered to also resign as councillor of Ward 131 and said he was ready to even quit as a Trinamul MLA, if asked to do so.“I am st...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.20

Didi prod for help to cyclone-hit

Mamata Banerjee has asked top government officials to initiate all required measures to ensure that none of the victims of Cyclone Amphan is deprived of benefits of various schemes announced by her to...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.06.20

200 safe homes for migrant patients

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to set up 200 safe homes in Bengal to keep Covid-19 migrant workers with no symptoms or with mild symptoms as part of a move to stem the disease’s spread i...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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