Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.19

Partha reply to Governor letter

Education minister Partha Chatterjee on Sunday wrote to governor Jagdeep Dhankhar to say that the protests at Jadavpur University on convocation day were an expression of resentment at the Citizenship...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.19

Morcha signals break from past on election

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha thanked chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday for speaking out on the identity issue of the Gorkhas and said the “Third Front” candidate for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.19

TMC bid to tap tribal ire

Nabin Chandra Hansda, an 82-year-old tribal farmer, is eagerly waiting to participate in a march that Mamata Banerjee will lead here on Monday to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and th...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.19

Rajeev Kumar principal secretary in IT

The Mamata Banerjee government on Thursday posted Rajeev Kumar, a 1989-batch IPS officer, who was granted anticipatory bail by Calcutta High Court on October 1 in connection with the Saradha chit fund...
By Our Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.19

Yediyurappa in Mamata firing line over payout

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday lambasted her Karnataka counterpart B.S. Yediyurappa for reneging on an assurance to pay ex gratia to the kin of two men allegedly killed in police fi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 24.01.19

Opposition rally: Thunder without rain

If the mobilization of crowds for a political rally is the yardstick of success, Mamata Banerjee can claim to have won the 2019 general election even before the first vote has been registered in the e...
By Swapan Dasgupta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.19

Modi-Shah statements on NRC contradictory: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah were making contradictory statements on NRC and wondered who was speaking the truth.Baner...
By PTI in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 19.01.19

'Democracy is under threat'

It isn't often that English becomes the lingua franca at an Indian political rally. But at the Mahagathbandhan Rally, it became the fallback language for a large part of the afternoon for obvious reas...
By Paran Balakrishnan

Opinion  /  Published 21.12.19

Of mice, men and citizens

India continues to writhe in agony, but Union home minister Amit Shah said last week that the government will remain firm “like a rock” and there is “not even a little” chance of a rethink on ...
By Upala Sen

India  /  Published 17.01.19

BSP's Satish Mishra to attend Opposition rally, says Trinamul

Trinamul sources said on Thursday that the Bahujan Samaj Party has confirmed its senior leader Satish Chandra Mishra would attend the Opposition rally in Calcutta on Saturday.'We have just received co...
By PTI in Calcutta


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