Tag: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

Will depend on situation, no problem if someone else leads: Mamata Banerjee on being face of Oppn

New Delhi, Jul 28:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday remained ambivalent on being the face of the Opposition to take on the BJP, saying it will depend on the situation. “I want to help all the opposition parties to bell the cat. I don’t want […]

Modi govt wants “surveillance state”, says Mamata, calls for oppn unity

Kolkata, Jul 21:  Latching on to the snooping row, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday accused the Modi government of trying to establish a “surveillance state”, and pitched for opposition unity to oust the “authoritarian” BJP government in the Lok Sabha polls. She also asked the Supreme […]

Mamata urges people to take measures to protect children amid COVID-19 third wave threat

Kolkata, Jun 21: Underlining that the overall COVID-19 situation in Bengal has improved, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged people to take all forms of measures to protect children amid warning by experts that the third wave of the pandemic may pose greater risk to them. Banerjee […]

Mamata demands withdrawal of central forces who may be infected with Covid, accuses PM of insensitivity

Kolkata, Apr 26:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday demanded withdrawal of central forces in the next phase of polling in a bid to contain Covid spread in the state, while welcoming Madras High Courts observations that the Election Commission could not avoid blame for the […]

India’s Modi pushes to win West Bengal against formidable opposition

The populous Indian state of West Bengal has emerged as a key battleground for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, which is looking to extend its national domination and dislodge one of Modi’s sharpest critics. To win power in the eastern state, where a month-long election begins on Saturday, […]

Banning apps not enough, China needs to be given befitting reply: Mamata

Kolkata, Jun 30:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said banning apps will not be enough, asserting that China needs to be given a befitting reply. The Trinamool Congress supremo, however, said she would leave it to the Centre to decide on the issue. “It is […]

Mamata to attend swearing-in ceremony of Hemant Soren: TMC

Kolkata, Dec 27: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Hemant Soren as Jharkhand chief minister in Ranchi on December 29, TMC sources said. With top opposition leaders of the country scheduled to attend the programme, Soren’s swearing-in ceremony is likely to […]

Peaceful protests to continue till CAA is revoked: Mamata

Kolkata, Dec 26: Asserting that peaceful protests will continue as long as the new citizenship law is not withdrawn, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday warned the BJP against “playing with fire”. Speaking at a protest rally in the city, the Trinamool Congress supremo accused the […]

Mamata pegs loss due to cyclone ‘Bulbul’ at Rs 50,000 crore

Basirhat (WB), Nov 13: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, after conducting an aerial survey of cyclone ‘Bulbul’-hit areas in North 24 Parganas, said on Wednesday that the loss incurred by the state due to the natural calamity might go up to Rs 50,000 crore. Banerjee handed over a […]

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