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07-Jan-2019 Kolkata

Students must ensure history is not changed: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged students and researchers to preserve history so that it is not changed due to different political ideology."I request students and researchers to make efforts to conserve our history and make sure...

20-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee calls for unity to fight against divisive forces

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday called upon one and all to stay united and fight against divisive forces."Unity in diversity is India's strength. We must all be united and fight against the forces which seek to divide us for selfish...

18-Dec-2018 Kolkata

We don't deny shelter to the needy : Mamata Banerjee on Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said her government is equally considerate towards all minorities and the state never denies shelter to anyone.On the issue of migration, she said: "Today is International Migrants Day. It is our humanitarian...

18-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee voices humane concern for minorities, immigrants

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that her government is equal towards minorities and ready to give shelter to international immigrants."Today is #MinorityRightsDay. We are all equal and united. Unity in diversity is our strength,"...

15-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee considers tea tourism to benefit tea gardens

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday mentioned that her government will consider tea tourism to benefit tea plantations in the state."Today is International Tea Day. In #Bangla, we have allocated more than Rs 1,000 crore for the welfare...

10-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Credibility of all institutions being destroyed : Mamata Banerjee

Describing Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel's resignation as "unprecedented", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said the credibility of all institutions is being "destroyed".She expressed her concern over Patel's quitting and...

03-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Ready to slay Ravana politically : Mamata Banerjee

Taunting the BJP's proposed "Rath Yatra" in West Bengal as "Ravana Yatra", Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Monday said her party is ready to slay the demon king "Ravana" through the political process."These are all Ravana yatras....

28-Nov-2018 Purulia (West Bengal)

Using faulty EVMs a ploy to manipulate votes : Mamata Banerjee on MP polls

Criticising the malfunctioning of some Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) during the ongoing Madhya Pradesh assembly elections, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday claimed that providing faulty EVMs was a ploy to manipulate people's votes.Taking...

27-Nov-2018 Purulia (West Bengal)

BJP will lose in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan : Mamata Banerjee

Accusing the BJP-led central government of not keeping its electoral promises and making the lives of traders and businessmen miserable, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the saffron party will lose the assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh...

18-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Bengal determined to curb road accidents : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said the state government is committed to minimising the number of road accidents and its initiatives have already reduced such cases significantly.Observing the 'World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic...

16-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Centre changing functioning of institutions, alleges Mamata Banerjee

Taking a dig at the BJP for changing names of the cities, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused the Narendra Modi-led NDA government of trying to change the functioning of autonomous institutions like the RBI and the CBI.She also accused...

12-Nov-2018 Kolkata

BJP misleading people in name of religion : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday accused the BJP of misleading people in the name of religion before elections and said nobody needs a lesson on Hinduism from the saffron outfit.Taking a swipe at the BJP for trying to consolidate the Hindi-speaking...

08-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Centre cheated nation with demonetisation scam : Mamata Banerjee

On the second anniversary of demonetisation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday slammed the central government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi for cheating the nation with the note-ban "scam".Calling it a dark day, Banerjee tweeted:...

05-Nov-2018 Kolkata

19 district setups to promote AYUSH in Bengal : Mamata Banerjee

Observing the National Ayurveda Day, West Bengal Chief Minister on Monday said that 19 district administration setups have been formed during her tenure for the promotion of AYUSH."My best wishes to all Ayurveda practitioners on the occasion of #NationalAyurvedaDay....

24-Oct-2018 Kolkata

CBI is BJP Bureau of Investigation: Mamata Banerjee

Commenting on the ongoing CBI controversy, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday renamed the central investigation agency as the "BJP Bureau of Investigation"."CBI has now become so called BBI (BJP Bureau of Investigation) -- very unfortunate!"...

21-Oct-2018 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee pays tribute to INA soldierS

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday paid tribute to all the brave soldiers of Indian National Army (INA) on the 75th anniversary of the formation of the Azad Hind Government."Today is the 75th anniversary of the formation of the Azad Hind...

16-Oct-2018 Kolkata

Bengal ensures food security for over 8.5 cr people : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the state ensured food security for more than 8.5 crore people through its "Khadya Sathi" scheme."Today is #WorldFoodDay. We have ensured the food security of more than 8.5 crore people of #Bangla...

02-Oct-2018 Kolkata

Jignesh Mevani meets Mamata, calls to rally against BJP

Gujarat Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani on Monday called on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and urged all "pro-poor progressive forces" to keep aside their ideological differences and come together to battle the BJP in the Lok Sabha polls next year."All...

01-Oct-2018 Kolkata

Rajnath Singh chairs meeting of Eastern Zonal Council in Kolkata

The 23rd meeting of the Eastern Zonal Council was held at Kolkata today under the Chairmanship of the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The meeting was attended by the Chief Ministers of West Bengal, Jharkhand, Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, and Ministers...

18-Sep-2018 Kolkata

People deserve to know what happened to Netaji : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said people deserve to know exactly what happened to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose after the Taihoku air crash in 1945."On this day in 2015, our government declassified the #NetajiFiles. What happened to...

11-Sep-2018 Kolkata

Vivekananda's Chicago speech still relevant: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the message of universal brotherhood delivered by Swami Vivekananda at the Parliament of Religions in Chicago on this day 125 years back was still relevant."Today is the 125th anniversary of SwamiVivekananda's...

01-Sep-2018 Kolkata

Bengal aiming to reduce under nutrition by 2020 : Mamata Banerjee

Observing the National Nutrition Week, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said that the state government has adopted a multi-sectoral strategy to reduce under nutrition and anaemia among women and children in a targeted manner by 2020."National...

19-Aug-2018 Kolkata

Heart goes out for those left out from draft NRC : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on World Humanitarian Day, tweeted that her heart goes out to those 40 lakh people left out of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam."Today is World Humanitarian Day. Respecting human rights is...

15-Aug-2018 Kolkata

Strive to remain independent : Mamata Banerjee on I-Day

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said people of the country and its institutions must strive to remain "independent" in the true sense of the word.Banerjee unfurled the tricolour and attended a colourful parade at the arterial Indira Gandhi Sarani...

14-Aug-2018 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee slams BJP on 'One Nation, One Election' issue

Slamming the BJP for supporting the 'One Nation, One Election' system, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday questioned its viability in case of political instability at the Centre in the future."It may be applicable to local elections, but if...

06-Aug-2018 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee turns poetic to slam BJP, draft NRC

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday penned a poem and posted it on the social media, taking a swipe at the BJP and slamming the draft National Register of Citizens in Assam.The poem, titled 'Identity' and written in both Bengali and English,...

05-Aug-2018 Kolkata

BJP, RSS spreading misinformation on SC order on NRC : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday attacked the BJP and the RSS, accusing them of "spreading misinformation" on the Supreme Court's directive in publishing the National Register of Citizens in Assam.Reiterating that the names of many Indians...

01-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Mamata Banerjee meets Advani, opposition leaders in Parliament

West Bengal Chief Minster Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday held meetings with leaders of opposition parties as part of her political outreach ahead of the Lok Sabha elections aimed at ousting the Modi government and also met senior BJP leader L.K. Advani.Banerjee,...

01-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Mamata Banerjee dismisses talk of being PM candidate

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday sought to dismiss talk of her being a Prime Ministerial candidate, saying her priority was the ousting of the BJP government at the Centre for which the opposition should come together."I am nobody....

31-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Mamata Banerjee slams Modi government over NRC, warns of civil war

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday attacked the Narendra Modi government over the NRC in Assam, saying people are being victimised to win elections and it would lead to a bloodbath and civil war.Addressing a conclave by the Catholic Bishops'...

31-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Collective decision will be taken on PM candidate : Mamata Banerjee

Amid jousting in the opposition, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinmool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that a collective decision will be taken on the issue of Prime Ministerial candidate."No need to speculate. People will decide. It is a...

27-Jul-2018 Kolkata

Narendra Modi misleading on MSP : Mamata Banerjee

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "spreading misinformation" and "misleading" the people with regard to raising the minimum support price of Kharif crops, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday challenged the centre to increase the Kisan...

21-Jul-2018 Kolkata

Will fight LS polls alone in Bengal : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday her Trinamool Congress would fight the 2019 General elections alone in West Bnegal  and warned the Congress and the Left "not to join hands with the BJP" in the state while seeking her support...

21-Jul-2018 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee most successful leader across India : Trinamool

Trinamool Congress Secretary General Prtha Chatterjee on Saturday termed the gathering at the party's 25th Martyr's Day rally as "historic" and said  West Bengal Chief Minister and party supremo Mamata Banerjee has transformed herself into the most successful...

17-Jul-2018 Kolkata

Finance panel assures on Bengal's debt restructuring demand

It will be endeavour of the 15th Finance Commission that performance is not penalised and virtues of efficiency and equity are suitably recognised, reiterated the Chairman of the visiting 15th Fiannce Commission N.K.Singh in a Press Conference in Kolkata...

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