MAMATA BANERJEE

  • Saradha scam: Jaitley disappointed with Mamata Banerjee's reaction to the arrest of TMC leaders 16 hours 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that he is deeply disappointed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's statement. Mamata Banerjee on Saturday slammed BJP over allegations of Trinmool Congress's involvement in the multi crore Sarada chit-fund scam. Trinamool Congress, party MP Srinjoy Bose's arrest by the...
  • Cartoon of the day: Mamata's TMC heads to Parliament with 'scam tainted' MPs 17 hours 28 minutes ago

    Mamata Banerjee is having a hard time defending her Trinamool Congress leaders who are under CBI scanner in connection with the Saradha scam. Her party skipped the all-party meet called ahead of Winter Session. It is to be seen what role the party plays in getting key bills passed in...
  • Trinamool Congress ups the ante, decides to skip another all-party meet called by Venkaiah Naidu 19 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A day before the winter session of Parliament, the Trinamool Congress has upped the ante as it has decided to skip the all-party meet called by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday. The TMC will skip another all-party meeting called by MoS Personnel on the UPSC language...
  • After London's Madame Tussauds, Kolkata now boasts of a wax museum 23 hours 16 minutes ago

    Kolkata: A Madame Tussauds like experience in Kolkata seems to be Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's own way of partially delivering on her promise to convert Kolkata into London. The recently inaugurated Mothers Wax Museum in Eastern Kolkata has drawn crowds. Featuring 19 life-size wax models of celebrities and heroes of...
  • After skipping an all-party meet, TMC to stage a dharna in Parliament opposing FDI in insurance Yesterday

    New Delhi: High drama will be witnessed during the winter session of Parliament as Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has said that the party will be staging a dharna opposing Foreign Direct Investment in Insurance in the House. The TMC did not attend the all-party meet called by Lok Sabha Speaker...
  • Mamata needs to answer charges leveled against her party, says BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh Yesterday

    Mamata Banerjee needs to answer the charges leveled against her party leadership under the Saradha chit fund scam. Unfortunately, she has no answers, and is therefore trying to raise a different kind of bogey - she's either trying to raise a communalism vs secularism bogey, said BJP leaders Siddharth Nath...
  • Trinamool to oppose bill on FDI in insurace: Mamata Yesterday

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said her party would oppose any attempt to pass the Bill in Parliament to raise FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 per cent and will be vocal against the BJP-led government over communal violence. Describing her strategy for the winter session of...
  • Mamata dares Centre to impose President's rule, arrest her Yesterday

    Kolkata: A day after the arrest of an MP of her party in connection with the Saradah scam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday launched a blistering attack against the Modi government, accusing it of "selective vendetta" against her and the party and dared the Centre to impose...
  • Saradha scam: TMC MP Srinjoy Bose sent to CBI custody Yesterday

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress MP Srinjoy Bose, arrested in the Saradha scam, has been sent to CBI custody till November 26. Bose is being probed for charges of criminal conspiracy and misappropriation of funds; he is the third TMC leader to be arrested in the multi-crore scam. Bose has been accused of...
  • Saradha scam: TMC cornered as party MPs come under CBI scanner Yesterday

    Kolkata: It is a big embarassment for the ruling Trinamool Congress party (TMC) as Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested its Rajya Sabha MP Srinjoy Bose for alleged involvement in the Saradha scam. He is the third TMC leader and second TMC MP to be arrested in the case....
  • Sarada chit-fund scam: Mamata Banerjee refutes BJP allegations, says journalists are not God Yesterday

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday slammed BJP over allegations of Trinmool Congress's involvement in multi crore Sarada chit-fund scam. Reacting to the BJP's allegation of her involvement in the scam, the Cm said, "BJP has bought over media; journalists are not God." The TMC chief also questioned...
  • TMC MP arrested: Can Mamata survive the Saradha scam? 2 days ago

    In yet another blow to the ruling Trinamool Congress, party MP Srinjoy Bose has been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. ...
  • Of pills and summonses: The Saradha investigation story so far 2 days ago

    Kolkata: It took some 15 alprazolam tablets and a summons to create the latest dust up in the Saradha ponzi scam case. That those 15-odd anti-anxiety sedatives which suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh popped inside a high-security prison in Kolkata on the wee hours of 14th November added to the...
  • Saradha scam: Major embarrassment for Mamata as CBI arrests TMC MP Srinjoy Bose 2 days ago

    Kolkata: In yet another blow to the ruling Trinamool Congress, party MP Srinjoy Bose has been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. Bose, who owns Bengali daily Sambad Praitidin, allegedly had stuck a deal with Sudipta Sen, the main accused in...
  • Final hearing of Singur land allocation case in SC today 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Wednesday hold the final hearing in the case related to the land allocated for the Nano plant. Tata Motors had moved the Supreme Court seeking an order to restrain the West Bengal government from taking back and distributing land to farmers earlier allocated...
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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 5 days ago

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  • News 360: Centre lowers upper age limit for attempting the civil services exam 5 days ago

    The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday lowered the upper age limit for Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) aspirants. According to a government notification, the upper age limit for general category will be 26, down from 30, for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) 28 from 33 and for Scheduled Caste (SC) and...
  • Mamata rules out alliance with BJP, hints at going with Congress 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress Chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday ruled out any alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party and slammed it for accusing her government of harbouring terrorists. On question of allying with the Congress, Mamata said 'no one is an untouchable in politics'. Here is...
  • Mamata Banerjee leaves for Delhi setting off political buzz 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Setting off speculation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee left for New Delhi on an invitation by Congress president Sonia Gandhi to attend a programme on Jawaharlal Nehru. The chief minister abandoned a plan to attend the closing ceremony of the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF), to make herself...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 14, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 14, 2014

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  • Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee inaugurates mobile vans to provide free legal service November 14, 2014

    Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday inaugurated 19 mobile vans named 'Chetana Sathi' for enhancement and extension of awareness in legal matters and for providing free legal service to the common people in each district of West Bengal. The inauguration ceremony was held in front of the West Bengal Legislative...
  • Saradha scam probe: Kunal Ghosh attempts suicide inside Presidency jail in Kolkata November 14, 2014

    In a twist to the Saradha scam probe, suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh attempted suicide inside Presidency jail in Kolkata three days after threatening to take that extreme step in an open court. Mamata Banerjee has suspended the jail superintendent, the doctor who was attending to Ghosh as well as...
  • Mamata suspends three prison officials after Kunal Ghosh's attempted suicide November 14, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has suspended three officials of Kolkata's Presidency jail where Saradha scam accused and former TMC MP Kunal Ghosh attempted suicide on Friday morning. Prison SP, the doctor who was attending Ghosh as well as the officer on duty at the jail ward where...
  • West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee hits back at critics, says her government has done a lot of development works November 11, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday hit back at her critics saying though her government has done a lot of development works, they cannot see it. Inaugurating a new campus of Aliah University in Kolkata's satellite town New Town-Rajarhat, Banerjee said, "In this Rajarhat we have an...
  • Mamata Banerjee seeks chamber's help in setting finances right November 7, 2014

    Kolkata: After futile efforts to wrest a financial package from the Centre during the past UPA-II and present NDA regime, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday turned to an industry body to plead for the state's case. "After coming to power three-and-half...
  • Saradha scam: CBI arrests former TMC leader Asif Khan November 7, 2014

    Kolkata: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested former Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Asif Khan on charges of corruption in the Saradha chit fund scam. Khan was repeatedly interrogated by CBI and is believed to have provided vital information about the involvement of a section of TMC leadership...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 6, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 6, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...