West Bengal Assembly Elections

  • Mamata all set to present 'populist' Rail Budget 25-02-2011 08:41 AM

    New Delhi: As Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee readies to present the Rail Budget 2011-12 on Friday, expectations are high that the budget could be high on populism and low on reforms, as the minister has set her eyes on the Writers' Building in Kolkata. The cash-trapped Railways is unlikely to...
  • Mamata unlikely to hike fare in Rail Budget 24-02-2011 01:38 PM

    New Delhi: This year's Railway Budget could be high on populism and low on reforms as Mamata Banerjee's interests is in Writers' Building in Kolkata. The Railway Minister, who flagged off over 30 new trains in West Bengal in the last six months alone, would wait till the state assembly...
  • Mamata eyes WB polls; populist Rail Budget on cards 24-02-2011 10:32 AM

    New Delhi: During the 2010-11 Railway Budget speech Mamata Banerjee was in a tearing hurry. "Please listen or I will forget. I have too much to say and there is very little time. I am speaking like Rajdhani because there is very little time left," she told the Lok Sabha....
  • Kolkata my home, not Delhi: Mamata 18-05-2010 12:56 PM

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  • I can quit if govt asks: Mamata 18-05-2010 09:08 AM

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, the Railways Minister also said that she never blamed people for Delhi stampede. ...