Articles about Mamata Banerjee

BJP's Mukul Roy to meet Mamata; likely to rejoin TMC

11 Jun 2021

BJP's Mukul Roy to meet Mamata; likely to rejoin TMC

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Vice President Mukul Roy is scheduled to meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday.

Over 4,000 evacuated from Yaas-hit islands amid high tide warning

09 Jun 2021

Over 4,000 evacuated from Yaas-hit islands amid high tide warning

More than 4,000 inhabitants of Cyclone Yaas-hit Mousuni and Ghoramara islands in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district have been evacuated to safety following warning of new moon high tides on June 11 and June 26, a state minister said on Wednesday.

TMC MP Nusrat Jahan issues statement amid pregnancy, affair rumors

09 Jun 2021

TMC MP Nusrat Jahan issues statement amid pregnancy, affair rumors

Nusrat Jahan is in news for all the unsavory reasons.

'I was wrong': Chidambaram withdraws statement on Centre's vaccine policy

08 Jun 2021

'I was wrong': Chidambaram withdraws statement on Centre's vaccine policy

Congress leader and former Union Minister P Chidambaram today withdrew his comments criticizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the central government's shift in vaccination policy.

WB restaurant owners thrilled about opening doors for three hours

05 Jun 2021

WB restaurant owners thrilled about opening doors for three hours

Owners of restaurants and cafes are happy with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's decision to allow restaurants to open for three hours and are waiting for the official notification to start business even for limited hours amid COVID-19 restrictions.

Retired Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay appointed Mamata's chief advisor

01 Jun 2021

Retired Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay appointed Mamata's chief advisor

Escalating a feud between West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Alapan Bandyopadhyay was appointed as the formers' chief advisor.

West Bengal Chief Secretary quits amid Mamata-Modi row

31 May 2021

West Bengal Chief Secretary quits amid Mamata-Modi row

Alapan Bandyopadhyay has quit as West Bengal Chief Secretary and will now serve as Chief Adviser to the state government, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced today.

'Don't insult me': Mamata Banerjee on PM Modi meeting row

29 May 2021

'Don't insult me': Mamata Banerjee on PM Modi meeting row

Hitting back strongly at PM Narendra Modi's government Saturday, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee accused his office of humiliating her and spreading fake, one-sided news over her meeting with him to review the damage caused by Cyclone Yaas in the state.

PM Modi-Mamata Banerjee meet row: Centre recalls WB Chief Secretary

29 May 2021

PM Modi-Mamata Banerjee meet row: Centre recalls WB Chief Secretary

The Centre issued an order Friday to recall West Bengal's Chief Secretary, Alapan Bandyopadhyay, directing him to report to the central government's Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) on Monday.

Cyclone Yaas: PM Modi meets Mamata Banerjee, announces compensation

28 May 2021

Cyclone Yaas: PM Modi meets Mamata Banerjee, announces compensation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, where she submitted a preliminary report on the damages caused by the recent Cyclone Yaas.

Cyclone Yaas: Kolkata Airport shuts operations, over 1 million evacuated

26 May 2021

Cyclone Yaas: Kolkata Airport shuts operations, over 1 million evacuated

The very severe cyclonic storm - Yaas - is centered around 50 km South-Southeast of Balasore in Odisha and its landfall process began around 9 am, the weather department has said.

Narada case: House arrest ordered for 2 Bengal Ministers, others

21 May 2021

Narada case: House arrest ordered for 2 Bengal Ministers, others

All four West Bengal politicians who were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) this week, will be put under house arrest, the Calcutta High Court ordered today.

PM's COVID-19 meeting with CMs super flop, insulting: Mamata

20 May 2021

PM's COVID-19 meeting with CMs super flop, insulting: Mamata

Alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with Chief Ministers on the COVID-19 situation was a super flop, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that she along with her counterparts of many states were not allowed to speak, which was akin to insulting them.

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's brother Ashim dies of COVID-19

15 May 2021

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's brother Ashim dies of COVID-19

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee's younger brother, Ashim Banerjee, passed away on Saturday morning due to COVID-19 related complications in Kolkata. He was 62 years old.

Sitharaman responds after Mamata asks Modi to waive vaccine taxes

09 May 2021

Sitharaman responds after Mamata asks Modi to waive vaccine taxes

The 5% tax on COVID-19 vaccines and 12% tax on medicines and oxygen concentrators is required to keep costs low, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Sunday.

Union Minister's convoy allegedly attacked in West Bengal

06 May 2021

Union Minister's convoy allegedly attacked in West Bengal

V Muraleedharan, the Minister of State for External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs, today alleged that his convoy was attacked by some supporters of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress party (TMC) during his visit to the state.

West Bengal post-poll violence: Centre forms 4-member fact-finding team

06 May 2021

West Bengal post-poll violence: Centre forms 4-member fact-finding team

Amid reports of violence continuing to emerge from West Bengal, following the Trinamool Congress's (TMC) win in the recent state Assembly elections, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday rushed a four-member fact-finding team to Kolkata and asked it to submit a report within 48 hours.

Kangana's Twitter ban: Designers cut ties; Koo app welcomes her

05 May 2021

Kangana's Twitter ban: Designers cut ties; Koo app welcomes her

The last 24 hours have been explosive for Rangoon actress Kangana Ranaut.

Mamata Banerjee takes oath as West Bengal Chief Minister

05 May 2021

Mamata Banerjee takes oath as West Bengal Chief Minister

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today took oath as the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the third consecutive term, after winning a bitterly-fought election held under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic.

West Bengal post-poll violence leaves dozen dead; Centre seeks report

04 May 2021

West Bengal post-poll violence leaves dozen dead; Centre seeks report

The Centre on Monday sought a report from the West Bengal government regarding the "post-election violence targeting Opposition political workers in the state."

Kangana Ranaut's Twitter handle gets permanently suspended, actress responds

04 May 2021

Kangana Ranaut's Twitter handle gets permanently suspended, actress responds

Controversy's favorite child Kangana Ranaut's Twitter handle has been permanently suspended.

How Mamata Banerjee can retain CM status despite Nandigram loss

03 May 2021

How Mamata Banerjee can retain CM status despite Nandigram loss

Even as the Trinamool Congress (TMC) recorded a landslide victory in the recent West Bengal Assembly elections, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lost in the Nandigram constituency to her former aide-turned-rival Suvendu Adhikari of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in a battle that went down to the wire.

TMC retains West Bengal; DMK unseats AIADMK; Left wins Kerala

02 May 2021

TMC retains West Bengal; DMK unseats AIADMK; Left wins Kerala

The counting of votes for the Assembly elections of four states and one Union Territory is currently underway and the figures from West Bengal have dominated headlines.

Mamata Banerjee-led TMC poised to retain West Bengal

02 May 2021

Mamata Banerjee-led TMC poised to retain West Bengal

The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) has taken a comfortable lead in West Bengal, which witnessed one of the most high-octane campaigns in the last few weeks.

Seventh phase of West Bengal polls underway amid coronavirus spike

26 Apr 2021

Seventh phase of West Bengal polls underway amid coronavirus spike

At a time when a raging COVID-19 wave is ripping India apart, the seventh phase of Assembly polls in West Bengal started today.

Modi cancels Bengal poll visit tomorrow; to chair COVID-19 meetings

22 Apr 2021

Modi cancels Bengal poll visit tomorrow; to chair COVID-19 meetings

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the cancellation of his visit to poll-bound West Bengal on Friday in light of the COVID-19 situation in the state.

'Monumental incompetence': Mamata slams Modi government's COVID-19 management

21 Apr 2021

'Monumental incompetence': Mamata slams Modi government's COVID-19 management

Slamming the Narendra Modi government for its "monumental incompetence" in COVID-19 management, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the Centre allowed the open market sale of coronavirus vaccines only after shipments to foreign countries that led to the depletion of stocks in India.

Mamata asks EC to club 4 final Bengal election phases

15 Apr 2021

Mamata asks EC to club 4 final Bengal election phases

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday urged the Election Commission to hold the remaining four phases of the state Assembly elections in one day.

BJP will not get even 70 seats in WB: Mamata

14 Apr 2021

BJP will not get even 70 seats in WB: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the BJP will not be able to win even 70 seats in the ongoing state assembly elections which many expect to be a cliff-hanger.

Banned from campaigning, Mamata Banerjee sits on dharna in Kolkata

13 Apr 2021

Banned from campaigning, Mamata Banerjee sits on dharna in Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who has been at odds with the Election Commission since the Assembly polls started, sat on a dharna today to protest the polling body's decision to ban her from campaigning for 24 hours till 8 pm.

Bengal election: Mamata Banerjee banned from campaigning for 24 hours

12 Apr 2021

Bengal election: Mamata Banerjee banned from campaigning for 24 hours

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was on Monday banned for 24 hours from campaigning for the ongoing state Assembly polls.

BJP, TMC spar over Cooch Behar deaths; PM blames Banerjee

10 Apr 2021

BJP, TMC spar over Cooch Behar deaths; PM blames Banerjee

After the fourth phase of Assembly polls in West Bengal was mired in violence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a sharp attack on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her Trinamool Congress party.

'Modi is hugely popular,' admits Prashant Kishor in viral clips

10 Apr 2021

'Modi is hugely popular,' admits Prashant Kishor in viral clips

On Saturday, just as the fourth phase of Assembly elections started in West Bengal, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Amit Malviya shared clips of Prashant Kishor, the election strategist for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, wherein he admitted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is highly popular.

Fourth-phase of Bengal polls begins; Union Minister, TMC heavyweights contesting

10 Apr 2021

Fourth-phase of Bengal polls begins; Union Minister, TMC heavyweights contesting

Voting for the fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly polls began at 7 am today. In this phase, 44 seats are up for grabs.

Shah campaigns for actor Rudranil in Mamata's backyard

09 Apr 2021

Shah campaigns for actor Rudranil in Mamata's backyard

On a door-to-door electioneering drive, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday went around Kolkata's Bhabanipur assembly constituency, considered to be a backyard of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

EC sends notice to Suvendu Adhikari over alleged hate speech

09 Apr 2021

EC sends notice to Suvendu Adhikari over alleged hate speech

The Election Commission sent a notice to Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Suvendu Adhikari on Thursday for alleged communal undertones in a speech that he delivered in West Bengal's Nandigram last month.

West Bengal election: EC rejects Mamata's discrepancy claims at Nandigram

04 Apr 2021

West Bengal election: EC rejects Mamata's discrepancy claims at Nandigram

The Election Commission of India on Saturday rejected West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegations of disruptions at a polling booth in Nandigram.

West Bengal election: Stuck between TMC-BJP ruckus, Mamata dials Governor

01 Apr 2021

West Bengal election: Stuck between TMC-BJP ruckus, Mamata dials Governor

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday dialed Governor Jagdeep Dhankar after supporters of her Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) clashed at a polling booth in Nandigram.

West Bengal election: Suvendu Adhikari's convoy attacked in Nandigram

01 Apr 2021

West Bengal election: Suvendu Adhikari's convoy attacked in Nandigram

Amid phase two of polling in West Bengal, the convoy of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari was attacked on Thursday afternoon.

Assembly elections: Nandigram among 30 West Bengal constituencies voting today

01 Apr 2021

Assembly elections: Nandigram among 30 West Bengal constituencies voting today

A total of 69 Assembly constituencies, spread across West Bengal and Assam, went to polls today morning.