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Woman breaches security cordon, gets onto Mamata's dais
Kolkata, Feb 22 : A woman bypassed all security arrangements and jumped onto the dais during West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's public speech in North Dinajpur district on Thursday.

Centre burdening masses by reducing small savings interest rates: ...
Malda, Feb 20 : Taking a swipe at the Centre, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused the Narendra Modi government of reducing interest rates on employee provident fund and small savings for what she said was to "compensate for loss incurred due to loot by a few people".

BJP questions proximity between Amit Mitra, Mehul Choksi
Kolkata (West Bengal) , Feb 20 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday hit back at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for cornering the Centre in connection with the PNB bank fraud case and questioned the proximity between state finance minister Amit Mitra and Mehul Choksi, the co-accused in the ...

Not only PNB, other banks also involved in scam: Mamata
Baharampur (West Bengal), Feb 19 : Continuing her attack on the Centre over the multi-crore PNB fraud, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday alleged that there are "other banks" involved in such money laundering cases with their chiefs being protected by the BJP government.

PNB fraud fuelled during demonetisation: Bengal CM
Kolkata, Feb 18 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said that the USD 1.8 billion Punjab National Bank fraud was fuelled during demonetisation and demanded the unearthing of the "full truth" behind the scam.

Mamata accuses banks of not lending to farmers, SHGs
Kolkata, Feb 16 : Amid the nationwide uproar regarding the USD 1.8 billion banking fraud, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused banks of not providing credit to farmers and self-help groups who repay loans while defaulters are always obliged by the lenders.

Mamata reiterates demand to scrap FRDI Bill
Kolkata, Feb 16 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has written to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, saying that her government will continue to oppose the proposed Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill as "it is against the interest of common depositors".

Mamata wants PNB fraud probed, FRDI Bill scrapped
Kolkata, Feb 15 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday demanded a thorough investigation into the fraudulent transactions worth USD 1.8 billion in Punjab National Bank and said she would not let the Central government off the hook until the people's money is secured.

GST, note ban have damaged the business of even 'pakoda sellers': ...
Kolkata, Feb 13 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday took a jibe at the Centre over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark that a person selling pakodas (fritters) is employed, and said steps like demonetisation and GST by the NDA government have destroyed all business ...

Mamata seeks safe city project for Kolkata under Nirbhaya Fund
New Delhi, Feb 13 : Kolkata will become a "safe city" for women with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seeking the measure to ensure safety and security to women from the Nirbhaya Fund, an Central government official said on Monday.

Mamata requests Ford to set up plant in Bengal
Kolkata, Feb 12 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she has requested Ford Motor Company's Alfred Ford to setting up a manufacturing unit of the car manufacturer in her state.

Hardik meets Mamata, says asked to join Trinamool
Kolkata, Feb 9 : Gujarat's firebrand Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Friday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and said he was asked to join her Trinamool Congress.

Hardik Patel to campaign for Mamata in 2019 elections
Kolkata (West Bengal) , Feb 9 : Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Friday said that he would come to West Bengal next year to campaign for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the Lok Sabha general elections.

Governor, Mamata government row escalates as Tripathi hits back
New Delhi/Kolkata, Feb 8 : The spat between the West Bengal Raj Bhavan and the Mamata Banerjee government intensified on Thursday, with Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi sternly asking the state's ruling party to stop throwing mud at the Governor's office and the Trinamool Congress complaining about ...

Lets work together for Darjeeling's development, betterment: Mamata ...
Darjeeling, Feb 8 : West Bengal Chief Minster Mamata Banerjee on Thursday requested hill political outfits to leave behind ideological differences and work together with the state's ruling Trinamool Congress for Darjeeling's development and betterment.

'Stop throwing mud on Governor's office, Tripathi tells Trinamool
Kolkata, Feb 8 : Coming down heavily on the Mamata Banerjee government, West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Thursday asked them to stop throwing mud at the governor's office and carry out an introspection of their own actions.

SDF slams Mamata over Darjeeling unrest
Gangtok/Kolkata, Feb 8 : Condemning West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegation that Sikkim was fomenting trouble in Darjeeling, the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) on Thursday warned it will take up the issue in the "right quarters".

We don't need to beg from Delhi: Mamata
Darjeeling (West Bengal) Feb 7 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said we do not need to beg from Delhi.

Sikkim fuelling Darjeeling unrest for its own benefit, says Mamata
Darjeeling, Feb 7 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who returned to the Darjeeling area after eight months, on Wednesday accused the neighbouring state of Sikkim of deliberately fueling unrest in the north Bengal hills.

Mamata renames Darjeeling road after Subhas Ghising
Darjeeling, Feb 6 : Returning to the northern Bengal hills after a break of seven months, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday named a road after Subhas Ghising - whose Gorkha National Liberation Front had led a violent movement for Gorkhaland for two decades since the late 1980s.

BJP funding secessionist movements in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee
Siliguri, Feb 5 : Accusing the BJP of funding secessionist movements and triggering communal riots in the northern region of West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday alleged that Bengal was the 'victim of maximum neglect' under the present central government.

Mamata backs TDP-run Andhra in its 'fight' against centre
Siliguri, Feb 5 : Against the backdrop of the strained ties between the BJP and the TDP, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday extended her support to Andhra Pradesh's ruling party, saying she would support any state which was facing neglect from the centre just like her Bengal.

Mamata condoles soldiers' death in Pakistani firing
Kolkata, Feb 5 : Expressing grief over the death of Indian soldiers in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir (J and K), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said their "sacrifice for the nation will not go down in vain".

Mamata hails U-19 India team for World Cup triumph
Kolkata, Feb 3 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has congratulated the India Under-19 cricket team for winning the World Cup on Saturday.

Mamata says BJP would become extinct after 2019 elections
Kolkata, Feb 2 : Citing BJP's defeat in two parliamentary and an assembly bypoll in Rajasthan, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday claimed that the party would suffer a massive loss in 2019 Lok Sabha elections and become extinct.

Mamata says opposition scared to face her, Congress, CPI-M hit back
Kolkata, Feb 2 : Coming down heavily on state opposition leaders, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused them of "always scheming and plotting" against the state government but being scared to face her or listen to her government's response to their allegations.

Opposition scared to face me, hear my government's answers: Mamata ...
Kolkata, Feb 2 : Coming down heavily on state opposition leaders, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused them of "always scheming and plotting" against the state government but being scared to face her or listen to her government's response to their allegations.

Union budget anti-people, a big bluff, super flop: Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata, Feb 1 : Describing the Budget 2018-19 presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as a "big bluff" and "anti-people", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said she found it "very disappointing".

After by-election win, Mamata for one-on-one fight with BJP
Kolkata, Feb 1 : Former Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee on Thursday congratulated each other for their party's success in by-elections, with the West Bengal Chief Minister calling for one-on-one fight against the BJP.

Union Budget'18 not people friendly: Mamata
Kolkata (West Bengal) , Feb 1 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday slammed the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, stating that there was nothing new and that it is not a people friendly budget.