West Bengal Chief Minister

BJP 'using' CAA with eye on Gujarat polls: Mamata Banerjee

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo asserted that she will never allow the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in West Bengal.

published on : 9th November 2022

BJP brought armed goons in trains from outside for rally, claims Mamata

The CM said the protest march inconvenienced commuters and traders, as it was held barely a few weeks ahead of Durga Puja, the state's biggest festival.

published on : 14th September 2022

'As if I am their servant': Mamata hits at Centre for not getting proper invitation to Netaji statue event

The Union Cultural Minister, too, seemed to have found no time to write to me. I didn't go. I garlanded Netaji’s statue in Kolkata this afternoon,’’ said Mamata.

published on : 8th September 2022

Mamata to attend Niti Aayog meeting to be chaired by PM Modi

The CM is expected to visit Delhi before the scheduled event to hold meetings with opposition parties. She did not attend the event last year saying it led to no positive impact for the states.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Mamata condemns remarks on Prophet Mohammed; demands arrest of BJP leaders

"I strongly seek that the accused leaders of BJP be arrested immediately so that the unity of the country is not disturbed and people at large do not face mental agony," Mamata tweeted.

published on : 9th June 2022

West Bengal: Govt to move bill to make Mamata chancellor of state-run universities

Sources in the government said a bill would be first passed in the Assembly to change the Chancellor of the state universities.

published on : 26th May 2022

Shah, Mamata locked in a war of words

Both the leaders were involved in a blistering attack on each other over several issues ranging from the implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) to corruption in Bengal.

published on : 5th May 2022

Mamata backs Amartya Sen, says Nobel laureate being attacked for airing 'anti-Centre views'

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has written to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, thanking her for the support, and said her strong voice is a tremendous source of strength.

published on : 28th December 2020

After saffron surge in West Bengal, Mamata calls for emergency meeting

Bengal witnessed a saffron surge on Thursday as the BJP inflicted a body blow to Trinamool Congress by winning 18 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in the state, up from just two in 2014.

published on : 25th May 2019

Democracy wins in Karnataka, says West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after Yedurappa announces resignation

The Trinamool Congress chief greeted JD(S) leaders H D Deve Gowda and H D Kumaraswamy and the Congress.

published on : 19th May 2018

CPI-M's surrender, Rahul Gandhi's unwillingness for alliance led to Tripura result: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said the saffron party will never win West Bengal and Odisha, and dubbed it as "a cockroach dreaming of becoming a peacock by putting on its feathers".

published on : 4th March 2018

TMC has a major role to play in nation building: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

She criticised the BJP government at the Centre over the alleged growing intolerance in the country, farmer suicides and rise in prices of essential commodities.

published on : 31st January 2018

Mamata's speech on NRC derogatory, insulting to constitution, says Assam government

Assam minister Chandra Mohan Patowary termed Mamata's speech against the NRC update "politically motivated" and made to "appease her vote bank".

published on : 4th January 2018

Assam police registers FIRs against Mamata Banerjee for NRC remarks, TMC fumes

The police FIR sparked an angry response from the Trinamool Congress(TMC) which said such an action would not stop her from fighting for the cause of the Bengalis.

published on : 4th January 2018

Top female cop, who called West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee 'mother of Jangalmahal', resigns after transfer

Bharati Ghosh tendered her resignation to West Bengal DGP Surajit Kar Purakayasta on Thursday, which is yet to be accepted.

published on : 28th December 2017

Centre to hold 74 per cent stake in Tajpur port, build bridge across Muriganga: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Currently, people planning to visit to the island have to travel by road to Harwood Point (Lot 8 Jetty) in Kakdwip and cross the Muriganga by ferry.

published on : 27th December 2017

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee describes demonetisation as 'DeMoDisaster'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee described demonetisation as "DeMoDisaster" and turned her Twitter display picture black, on the first anniversary of the event today.

published on : 8th November 2017

Mamata Banerjee calls cattle slaughter ban unconstitutional

After Kerala chief minister Pinyari Vijayan, his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee slammed Centre’s decision to ban cattle sale for slaughter.

published on : 29th May 2017