West Bengal chief minister

Mamata highlights COVID-19 vaccine shortage in Bengal, says state needs 14 crore more doses

Banerjee stated that in accordance with the number of vaccine doses received by the Bengal government from the Centre, "the state has administered 4 crore vaccine doses till Tuesday with 0 wastage".

published on : 1st September 2021

No bypoll? Mamata Banerjee has a workaround, says Trinamool

Mamata narrowly lost in Nandigram, which is why she has to get elected to the Assembly within six months of assuming office.

published on : 5th July 2021

Mamata Banerjee files election petition against Suvendu Adhikari in Calcutta HC; hearing on Friday

As per the 'cause list' released by the high court in its website, the matter is scheduled to be taken up via video conference before the court of Justice Kausik Chanda as "to be mentioned".

published on : 17th June 2021

Alapan Bandopadhyay, a skilled administrator with clean record

Despite his younger brother’s sudden death this month due to Covid, he continued to work hard for the state, no bothering to take a time off. 

published on : 1st June 2021

'Only CMs of BJP-ruled states allowed to speak': Mamata calls PM Modi's COVID meeting 'super-flop'

Banerjee however complained that the prime minister neither asked how West Bengal is handling the COVID situation and nor enquire about the situation stock of vaccines or oxygen.

published on : 20th May 2021

BJP says Mamata Banerjee tried to derail PM Modi's meeting with district magistrates

Accusing Banerjee of not allowing the DM of North 24 Parganas to participate in the meeting of district officials with the prime minister, the BJP said her behaviour is highly condemnable.

published on : 20th May 2021

Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi, seeks 20 lakh vaccine doses for state, central govt employees 

She requested Modi to make available adequate number of vaccines for personnel engaged in "priority sectors" without further delay.

published on : 20th May 2021

WB polls: Didi terms poll panel BJP’s parrot

CM cites Madras HC observation, says around 2L central forces deployed without testing

published on : 27th April 2021

'Why do you blame PM for everything?': Rajnath Singh says Didi's conduct unbecoming of a CM

The Union Defence Minister also slammed Banerjee for speaking and protesting against the Election Commission after the agency on Monday put a ban on her preventing her from campaigning.

published on : 13th April 2021

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
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