Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal  /  Published 08.04.20

CM ‘opinion’ on lockdown extension

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said “good results are gettable” if the lockdown continued till May 19, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi had talked about an extension before clarifying that she ha...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.18

Pause despite Mamata nod

Metro Railway has been kept waiting for official clearance to resume the Majerhat portion of the Joka-Esplanade project despite chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s announcement in Frankfurt earlier thi...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.04.20

Bid to mislead people on rations: CM

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday warned “some” from political parties against trying to politicise Bengal’s fight against Covid19 and mislead the people over rations being given out by her government....
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.04.20

Clarity on farm produce

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said police would not stop the movement of farm produce, including flowers and betel leaves, in the state, sending a message that possible steps would be take...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

Roster for doctor re-deployment

The state health department is preparing a list of doctors, nurses and other medical professionals across government-run hospitals who can be deployed in the health-care units reserved for Covid-19 pa...
By Sanjay Mandal and Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.19

Parno Mittra and 10 other Bengal stars in BJP

Eleven actors from Bengal, including Parno Mittra, joined the BJP at its national headquarters in New Delhi on Thursday as a possible counter to Mamata Banerjee’s culture clan that includes the glit...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 18.07.19

Bengal leather hub targets Rs 80,000cr funds

The Bantala leather hub, which houses around 400 tanneries, has got a new name along with infrastructure proposals that could attract investment of Rs 80,000 crore and create employment for 5 lakh pe...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.04.20

Fresh plea to end ostracism

Mamata Banerjee on Monday reiterated her appeal against ostracism of Covid-19 patients, their families and healthcare professionals handling them as protests erupted at several places in south Bengal ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.20

Don’t forget dengue: Mamata

Government officials should not forget dengue while the fight against Covid-19 is on, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday.“Please carry on the work needed to prevent dengue. Ensure that a ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 15.07.19

The callous culture behind preventable deaths

There are too many untoward deaths in India. Among these, some of the most unexpected ones occur in Calcutta. Sajal Kumar Kanjilal died on Saturday after being dragged a little way into the metro tunn...
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