Mamta Banerjee

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In rare meeting with Amit Shah, Mamata Banerjee discusses NRC

19 Sep 2019

In rare meeting with Amit Shah, Mamata Banerjee discusses NRC

A day after she met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had a word with the former's right hand in government- Union Home Minister Amit Shah at his North Block office in New Delhi.

Mamata Banerjee meets PM Modi, discusses West Bengal's name change

18 Sep 2019

Mamata Banerjee meets PM Modi, discusses West Bengal's name change

A short while ago, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, their first meeting since May 2019 elections.

Mamata Banerjee wants dining halls in Muslim-dominated schools. What now?

29 Jun 2019

Mamata Banerjee wants dining halls in Muslim-dominated schools. What now?

Mamata Banerjee has found herself in the middle of a huge controversy, courtesy a circular which was issued earlier this week.

Doctors go on nationwide strike: Everything you need to know

17 Jun 2019

Doctors go on nationwide strike: Everything you need to know

In a move which is sure to hit medical services, doctors all over the county went on strike on Monday. This strike was called by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) to show solidarity with protesting doctors in West Bengal.

Mamata-Modi showdown: Opposition stands united with Didi; CBI moves SC

04 Feb 2019

Mamata-Modi showdown: Opposition stands united with Didi; CBI moves SC

Kolkata turned into a battlefield on Sunday after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sat on a dharna to protest Narendra Modi's 'authoritarian regime'.

Thieves, publicity PM and more: What opposition leaders said today

19 Jan 2019

Thieves, publicity PM and more: What opposition leaders said today

On Saturday, opposition leaders savagely attacked NDA at Centre and primarily Prime Minister Narendra Modi over a number of issues.

BJP will identify illegal-immigrants if it wins 2019 polls: Shah

23 Sep 2018

BJP will identify illegal-immigrants if it wins 2019 polls: Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah today said his party will seek to identify illegal immigrants living in India if it comes to power after the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

'Even Lord Ram can't stop rapes': BJP MLA triggers controversy

08 Jul 2018

'Even Lord Ram can't stop rapes': BJP MLA triggers controversy

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker from Uttar Pradesh Surendra Singh triggered a controversy when he said 'even Lord Ram can't stop rapes in the state'.

Naidu calls opposition meet a farce

28 Dec 2016

Naidu calls opposition meet a farce

Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu called the Congress-led opposition party meeting a farce at unity, saying no sane political outfit would join hands with the Congress, and that they would do so at their own risk.

Congress calls opposition meet over demonetization

27 Dec 2016

Congress calls opposition meet over demonetization

The Congress has called for a meeting of all opposition parties to discuss the demonetization scheme and has scheduled a press conference for later today.

Opposition disgruntled over Rahul's meeting with PM Modi

17 Dec 2016

Opposition disgruntled over Rahul's meeting with PM Modi

The opposition displayed their annoyance at Congress because of Rahul Gandhi's meeting with Modi for loan waiver for farmers in UP.

Note ban should have been done in 1971: Prime Minister

16 Dec 2016

Note ban should have been done in 1971: Prime Minister

Staunchly defending the demonetization announcement, PM Modi said, "We needed to do it in 1971. We have caused huge losses by not doing this since 1971."

Winter Parliament session nears its end

16 Dec 2016

Winter Parliament session nears its end

The winter session of the Parliament is likely to be a complete washout as the deadlock between the government and the opposition parties continues.