• opposition attacks mamata for darjeeling situation

    Opposition attacks Mamata for Darjeeling situation

    Politics | January 30, 2013 12:23 IST

    Kolkata, Jan 30:  With the GJM activists raising the demand for Gorkhaland in presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, opposition parties Tuesday lost no time in blaming her for the "state of affairs"

  • should investors come to bengal to witness lunacy asks

    Should investors come to Bengal to witness lunacy, asks Buddhadeb

    Politics | January 28, 2013 9:32 IST

    Kolkata, Jan 28: In an apparent dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's attempts to attract investment, CPI-M leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday wondered whether investors would come to the state to witness "lunacy"."Under her

  • influx of patients from bihar a problem mamata

    Influx of patients from Bihar a problem: Mamata

    India | January 23, 2013 6:55 IST

    Kolkata, Jan 23: Attributing crib deaths to underweight and malnourished babies, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said the influx of patients from neighbouring Bihar was a problem."You know what our problem is? Many

  • may be one or two incidents of crime against women mamata

    May be one or two incidents of crime against women: Mamata

    Politics | January 19, 2013 10:28 IST

    Haringhata(WB), Jan 19: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee yesterday said that there might have been "one or two incidents" of crime against women in the state and criticised political rivals and the media for

  • at business summit mamata makes investors sing

    At business summit, Mamata makes investors sing

    Politics | January 16, 2013 11:21 IST

    Haldia (West Bengal), Jan 16: An industrialist climbing the dais at an investors' summit to sing a popular Rabindra Sangeet. The perhaps unseen scene was made possible Tuesday courtesy West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.Impressed

  • cpi m calls bengal violence brutal gangrape of democracy

    CPI(M) calls Bengal violence brutal gangrape of democracy

    Politics | January 11, 2013 12:45 IST

    New Delhi, Jan 11: Terming the attack against its leader Abdur Rezzak Mollah and party activists in Kolkata as ”a brutal gangrape of democracy”, CPI-M yesterday accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of directing the state

  • don t pay heed to slander mamata

    Don't pay heed to slander: Mamata

    Politics | January 11, 2013 10:47 IST

    Kolkata, Jan 11: With her government drawing flak from the governor, media and a section of the civil society over law and order issues, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday asked the people not

  • mamata flays rail fare hike terms it anti people

    Mamata flays rail fare hike, terms it "anti-people"

    Politics | January 10, 2013 9:50 IST

    Kolkata, Jan 10: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee last night criticised the hike in rail fare terming it "anti-people" and questioned whether it was ethical for the government to do so before the budget."Railway

  • mamata threatens to protest in delhi if centre refuses bail

    Mamata threatens to protest in Delhi if Centre refuses bail-out

    Politics | January 06, 2013 7:26 IST

    Midnapore, Jan 6: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today threatened to take her battle to New Delhi for a three year moratorium on interest payments to bail out the debt ridden state, but did

  • will not bow before arrogance of power mamata

    Will not bow before arrogance of power:Mamata

    Politics | September 22, 2012 15:23 IST

    Kolkata, Sep 22: In a veiled attack on the Congress, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said she would never bow to those who showed arrogance of power."Maa, Maati, Manush (people, land mother) are

  • who is mamata banerjee

    Who is Mamata Banerjee?

    Politics | April 30, 2014 16:17 IST

    One woman army – this is how Mamata Banerjee, the mercurial Chief Minister of West Bengal, can be described in short. Mamata has the distinction of achieving what was supposed to be next to impossible

  • opposition to price hike does not mean we will leave upa

    Opposition to price hike does not mean we will leave UPA: Mamata

    Politics | July 28, 2012 14:59 IST

    Bolpur (WB), Jul 28: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said that her opposition to hike in prices of essential commodities did not mean that her party the Trinamool Congress would quit the

  • mamata s veiled warning to centre on moratorium issue

    Mamata's veiled warning to Centre on moratorium issue

    India | May 04, 2012 21:40 IST

    New Delhi, May 4: In a veiled warning to the Centre, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee today said she will wait for a few days for her demand of a three-year moratorium on loan

  • mamata threatens to break off alliance with congress

    Mamata Threatens To Break Off Alliance With Congress

    India | January 07, 2012 16:04 IST

    Kolkata, Jan 7: The widening rift between Congress and Trinamool Congress today came out in the open with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today lashing out at her ally at the Centre and said

  • fdi in retail efforts on to take mamata on board

    FDI In Retail : Efforts On To Take Mamata On Board

    November 24, 2011 14:31 IST

    New Delhi,Nov 24: Efforts are on to convince West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee to support FDI in multi-brand retail which is coming up for consideration of the Union Cabinet this

  • mamata wants to make kolkata london

    Mamata Wants To Make Kolkata London

    Politics | July 14, 2011 14:48 IST

    Kolkata, Jul 14 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's promise to turn Kolkata into another London has received mixed response from the people of the city, with many appreciating it as a statement of

  • mamata declares tribals in junglemahal as bpl

    Mamata Declares Tribals In Junglemahal As BPL

    Politics | July 13, 2011 18:31 IST

    Sarenga (Bankura), Jul 13: After giving a call to Maoists to lay down arms, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today turned her attention to the poorest of the poor in ‘junglemahal' by announcing that

  • rumblings about gorkhaland in darjeeling again

    Rumblings About Gorkhaland In Darjeeling Again

    India | July 07, 2011 14:00 IST

    Siliguri, Jul 7: Exactly a month after the West Bengal government signed a bipartite agreement with the GJM, described as ‘historic' by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, rumblings about ‘Gorkhaland' are again being heard

  • mamata instructs kolkata police not to bother about her

    Mamata Instructs Kolkata Police Not To Bother About Her Security

    India | July 06, 2011 8:56 IST

    Kolkata, Jul 6 :  West Bengal chief minister  Mamata Banerjee   has instructed Kolkata Police not to bother about her security any more, reports Times of India.  A senior official at Writers' Buildings said, “Madam has

  • mamata reopens old cases in west bengal

    Mamata Reopens Old Cases In West Bengal

    India | June 15, 2011 9:19 IST

    Kolkata, Jun 15 : Keeping her pre-election pledge to reopen old cases, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday  announced a judicial commission to probe the barbaric 1970 Sainbari killings in Burdwan district.  “A