Earlier, responding to a query on the issue, Banerjee asked media persons not to ignite a political battle amid the coronavirus outbreak in the country.
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“Priyanka Sharma has been arrested for sharing a morphed picture of the CM,” a police official said.
Kolkata: Former IPS officer and now BJP’s candidate for West Bengal’s Ghatal Lok Sabha constituency, Bharati Ghosh on Saturday courted controversy as she allegedly threatened some Trinamool supporters that they would be “beaten like dogs”. Countering Ghosh, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee warned her not[Read More…]
Buniyadpur (West Bengal): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he had earlier erred in judging Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee as he used to consider her an embodiment of simplicity who wanted to free the people of West Bengal from the rule of the Leftists, but realised his mistake[Read More…]
West Bengal: In a shocking incident, a man identified as Nitya Mandal who worked as a labourer, was found dead at the booth office of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) in West Bengal’s Siliguri on early Thursday morning. The incident comes at a time when the political scenario in the state is at[Read More…]
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday released the party’s 55-page manifesto that talks about five crucial issues – Kaam (employment and growth), Daam (an economy that works for all), Shaan (pride in hard work and soft power), Sushashan (good governance), Swabhimaan (self esteem for the deprived), Samman (life of dignity) – which the[Read More…]
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said the dignity of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has “diminished” as on its foundation day, she called for maintaining “the sanctity” of the central bank along with other institutions. “On this day in 1935, the Reserve Bank of India[Read More…]
Kolkata: In a snub to Congress President Rahul Gandhi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has called him a “kid” while responding to his blistering attack on her government. On March 23, at an election rally in Chanchal town in Malda district, Gandhi attacked Banerjee over issues like “atrocities” on[Read More…]
By Milinda Ghosh Roy Kolkata: The charisma of Mamata Banerjee, a well-oiled party machinery spread down to the grassroots, a strong support base among the minorities and a record of achieving thumping victories in all elections since coming to power is what makes Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress a formidable force[Read More…]
By Jayanta Ghosal It was a different time and a different India. The year, 1989. Nine years after it was established, the BJP with 85 seats was now one of the largest parties in the house. The Left Front government in Bengal seemed invincible and its sway over the state[Read More…]
Before Modi this has been the case in 1977 because of some of the actions of the late Indira Gandhi and over a decade after her debacle also with her son Rajiv Gandhi.
Kolkata: Countering Prime Minister Narendra Modi for terming the opposition alliance as ‘mahamilawat’ (grand adulteration), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday dubbed him “master of corruption and arrogance”. Addressing a rally in Jalpaiguri district, Modi also accused the opposition parties of coming together to protect the fraudsters, touts[Read More…]
Guwahati, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday called “frivolous and baseless” the charge made against him by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that there was “evidence” of his involvement in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. Banerjee’s allegation on Sunday triggered a war of words in Assam[Read More…]
Kolkata, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday came down heavily on her Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath, accusing him of abetting lynchings and claiming that the saffron party leader will fail to win another election in his state. She was responding to a question regarding Adityanath’s public address[Read More…]
Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday will visit Kolkata to meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and express his solidarity. After presentation of the Vote-on-Account budget in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly, Naidu will fly to Kolkata, where Banerjee continues her sit-in to protest against the[Read More…]
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said no one has any concern for the country and that political parties are only concerned about the votes ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. “Desh ki chinta kisi ko nahi hai. Rajnitik dalon ko kewal vote ki chinta hai,” Nitish[Read More…]
On Monday, former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). For more than six years, Ghosh was the West Midnapore superintendent of police, after that, on December 26 last year, she was transferred as commandant of the third battalion of the state armed police. But she resigned[Read More…]
Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar has reportedly gone ‘missing’ after he was summoned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the Rose Valley and Saradha ponzi scams. Responding to the reports, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday she was “sorry” that Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar[Read More…]
Contai (West Bengal): Coming down heavily on the Mamata Banerjee government on the refugee crisis, BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday said if elected to power, the BJP will ensure citizenship to all refugees and drive away all the infiltrators from Bengal. “The infiltrators, the Rohingiyas are welcomed in Bengal,[Read More…]
Congress MP Mausam Noor joins Trinamool Congress in presence of Mamata Banerjee in Nabanna. Mausam Noor was a Second Term Member of Parliament Lok Sabha from the Indian State of West Bengal on Congress ticket. She entered politics when she contested and won from Sujapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency after the demise of her mother in 2009.
Mahagathbandhan at Twitter: Mamata Banerjee sides with Akhilesh Yadav & Mayawati, accuses BJP of ‘political vendetta’
5 names of top political leaders who share their opposition of BJP with each other of were seen together in a Tweet. It started when Mamata Banerjee, the Chief of All India Trinamool Congress and the Chief Minister of West Bengal took to Twitter to share her disgruntled-ness on BJP’s[Read More…]
Not just the Congress but prominent opposition leaders including West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal flayed the Narendra Modi government for using the agencies to harass and intimidate the opposition. Strongly condemning the CBI booking Hooda and raiding his residences in connection with a[Read More…]
Banerjee’s outburst on twitter came on a sat the Central Bureau of Investigation registered a case against former Haryana Chief Minister and Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda in connection with alleged irregularities in land allocation. Alleging that the saffron outfit was carrying out “political vendetta”, she said nobody was being[Read More…]
Jhargram (West Bengal): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday claimed that the opposition leaders, who have no connection with the country’s development or people’s welfare, came together at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s mega opposition rally in Kolkata last week out of[Read More…]
New Delhi: The “BJP hatao” campaign of opposition parties got a major boost at the Kolkata rally convened by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee but the idea of a “mahagathbandhan (grand alliance)” continues to be a challenge over the absence of a common face to take on Prime Minister[Read More…]