Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee plays both sides, goes soft on Murmu

The Opposition parties nominated former Union minister Yashwant Sinha, who joined the TMC in 2021 and was elevated as the party’s national vice-president in the hierarchy.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Murmu has better chances to win prez polls after Maha development: Mamata

Banerjee stressed that "a consensus candidate is always better for the country".

published on : 1st July 2022

Dhankhar vs Mamata: Bengal Governor triggers storm, appoints Rabindra Bharati University V-C

The governor is the current chancellor of the state-run universities by dint of his office and the term of the current RBU vice-chancellor Sabyasachi Basu Roy Choudhury is set to be over soon.

published on : 1st July 2022

Mamata vs Dhankhar again as Governor asks Bengal CM to withdraw 'jihad against BJP' remark

In a letter to Banerjee, Dhankhar claimed that such an 'authoritarian and undemocratic' statement will bring the 'death knell' of democracy and rule of law.

published on : 30th June 2022

Mamata to use state funds as Centre withholds flow

The decision of carrying out the works at state’s expenditure seems to be aimed at the panchayat elections scheduled to be held next year.

published on : 30th June 2022

'Poisonous' ecosystem out to protest arrest of Teesta Setalvad, Mohammed Zubair, says BJP; Mamata hits back

BJP spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia accused Congress of supporting and opposing judicial actions as per its convenience and asked if the opposition party has any faith in the judiciary or not.

published on : 28th June 2022

'Centre using its agencies against those speaking the truth': Mamata on ED summoning Sanjay Raut

Banerjee claimed that ordinary people are being 'tormented' under the BJP and as a result several lakhs of people, including businessmen have left the country.

published on : 27th June 2022

'Centre must extend retirement age of ‘Agniveers to 65 years': Mamata urges Modi government

Banerjee also said the BJP-led central government launched the new defence recruitment scheme keeping in mind the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.

published on : 27th June 2022

Ex-Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee meets Mamata Banerjee, speculates return to Trinamool Congress

Chatterjee, who was accompanied by friend Baisakhi Bandopadhyay to 'Nabanna', avoided a direct reply to questions over his next move and told reporters that he would follow directions of 'Mamata di'.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Yashwant Sinha quits TMC, says time to work for greater Opposition unity

The former Union minister's announcement came amid speculation that his name will be pitched by TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

published on : 21st June 2022

Tripura bypolls: Abhishek Banerjee urges electors to prevent split in anti-BJP votes 

"This 60 per cent anti-BJP vote will mean nothing if it gets divided among the opposition. Hence, I appeal to everyone to vote for TMC," he said.

published on : 20th June 2022

BJP trying to create armed cadre base through 'Agnipath' scheme: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Terming the scheme as an insult to the armed forces, Mamata also wondered whether the BJP plans to hire 'Agniveer' soldiers as 'watchmen' at its party offices, after their four-year service period.

published on : 20th June 2022

Activist cries foul as West Bengal relaxes norms for medical students from war-torn Ukraine 

The Mamata Banerjee-led government allowed 394 students who had been studying in medical colleges in Ukraine to undergo “observership” in private medical colleges in the state from June 1.

published on : 20th June 2022

Farooq bows out of President election race

Earlier, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, too, had declined the offer to be the Opposition’s consensus candidate for President.

published on : 19th June 2022

Kolkata: Police arrest anti-Agnipath demonstrators near CM Mamata's home

The activists demanded that recruits into India's armed forces be given permanent jobs rather than be taken in under the 'Agnipath' scheme which employs a soldier on a contract for four years.

published on : 19th June 2022
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