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  • Centre has stopped funding West Bengal development projects, says CM Mamata Banerjee November 25, 2014

    Digha: The Centre has stopped funding development projects in West Bengal and is taking away a major chunk of the state's earnings for debt servicing of more than Rs 2 lakh crore, putting in jeopardy people's "welfare projects", Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday alleged. "Development of Bengal cannot be...
  • Burdwan blast: Shah Rukh prays for better times for West Bengal October 29, 2014

    Kolkata: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, West Bengal's brand ambassador, on Wednesday expressed his unwillingness to talk about the terror blast in Burdwan, but said he prayed for better times and hoped things would settle down soon. On a whirlwind trip to the city to promote his film "Happy New Year",...
  • I hope we can bring back nobility into politics: Moon Moon Sen March 7, 2014

    Actor and theatre personality Moon Moon Sen will be contesting the Lok Sabha elections on a TMC ticket from Bankura in West Bengal. ...
  • Proud that Mamata asked me to contest elections: Sugata Bose March 7, 2014

    Renowned historian, author, grand nephew of great revolutionary Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and now also the TMC candidate from very prestigious Jadhavpur seat of Kolkata, Sugata Bose feels that the 2014 General Elections will be the battle for the soul of India....
  • TMC demands apology from Buddhadeb February 6, 2013

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress on Wednesday demanded apology from the former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee for questioning Mamata Banerjee's honesty. "What he has said is unfair. The people of the state and his constituency (Jadavpore) have rejected Bhattacharjee. We demand that he express regret and apologise for the statement...
  • 'Why doesn't Mamata follow Goa model on petrol?' May 26, 2012

    Kolkata: As West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee gets ready to launch her protest against the petrol price hike, the Congress has hit back saying that the Trinamool Congress is free to withdraw support. Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said, "The TMC is free to withdraw support from the UPA if...