Mamata Banerjee

UGC directive on final exams will adversely affect interests of students: Mamata to PM Modi

In her letter, the chief minister said the July 6 guidelines of the University Grants Commission (UGC) will adversely affect the interests of students.

published on : 11th July 2020

Shocked at CBSE's move to drop topics like citizenship, federalism in new syllabus: Mamata

She appealed to the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry not to curtail important lessons at any cost.

published on : 8th July 2020

West Bengal to give free ration till June 2021, says Mamata

"We will give free ration till June 2021. The quality of ration is better than that of the Centre," the CM said minutes after Modi’s address to the nation.

published on : 1st July 2020

Mamata Banerjee announces free ration for poor in Bengal till June 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced extension of a programme to provide free ration for over 80 crore people, mostly poor, by five more months till November end.

published on : 30th June 2020

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee announces financial incentives for trained Honorary Health Workers

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said around 6,500 HHWs will be benefitted by this initiative starting July 1, 2020.

published on : 28th June 2020

Bengal lockdown: Mamata Banerjee relaxes night curfew, state cancels 12th standard exams

Earlier this week, Banerjee had announced the extension of the ongoing lockdown till July 31.

published on : 26th June 2020

Mamata announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for Galwan martyrs from Bengal

Rajesh Orang of Birbhum district and Bipul Roy of Alipurduar were among the 20 Indian Army personnel killed in the fierce clash on Monday night.

published on : 17th June 2020

Mamata undecided about attending PM's virtual meet on Wednesday: Trinamool sources

West Bengal has been invited to the meeting but has not been slotted as one of the speakers, TMC sources said.

published on : 17th June 2020

Bengal CM Mamata urges people not to overcrowd

She asked people to always wear masks and stay safe during these pandemic times.

published on : 12th June 2020

Mamata rejects Shah's charge, says never called 'Shramik' trains 'Corona Express'

Her comments came a day after Shah, addressing a virtual rally for West Bengal, accused Banerjee of "insulting" migrant workers returning to the state on Shramik Special trains.

published on : 10th June 2020

Migrants will ensure Mamata Banerjee’s exit: Union Home Minister Amit Shah

Amit Shah was alluding to Mamata Banerjee’s quip that Shramik trains packed with migrant workers would turn into 'Corona Express'.

published on : 10th June 2020

West Bengal CM Mamamta Banerjee wishes her Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal speedy recovery

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has gone into self-quarantine after developing sore throat and fever and will get himself tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday, officials said on Monday.

published on : 8th June 2020

People lack transport options, government not to take steps if employees are late: Mamata Banerjee

State government offices will start functioning from June 8 with 70 per cent strength on a day on a rotation basis and employees will have to attend duty at least three days a week, and not five.

published on : 3rd June 2020

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee urges Centre to give Rs 10,000 each to migrant workers

In a tweet, she said financial aid should also be provided to those engaged in the unorganised sector to help them cope with the ongoing economic crisis arising out of the lockdown.

published on : 3rd June 2020

Death toll due to cyclone 'Amphan' in West Bengal now 98: CM Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said that the kin of each of those killed in the cyclone will get Rs 2.5 lakh each.

published on : 29th May 2020
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