Bhattacharjee

  • Buddhadeb should have imprisoned Left leaders: TMC 14-04-2014 07:02 PM

    Trinamool Congress on Monday hit back at former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee for his remark that had he been the CM, TMC leader Anubrata Mandal had been in jail and said if that was so then many CPI(M) leaders should have been imprisoned during his tenure. "Buddhadeb and...
  • 'Alarming how intellectuals and film personalities are joining TMC' 05-04-2014 10:42 PM

    CPI(M) Politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Saturday alleged a section of intellectuals and Bengali film personalities were 'surrendering to black money of chitfunds' in Trinamool Congress-ruled West Bengal. "A section of Tollygunge (film industry) is surrendering to the black money of chit funds. An evil hand is trying to take...
  • Gap between Left, TMC narrowing: Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee 26-03-2014 10:41 AM

    Describing the Lok Sabha poll as "very important" for the Left, former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee claimed the vote gap between the Left and the Trinamool Congress was narrowing. "If you analyse the results of the 2011 Assembly poll, you will see that the gap of votes between...
  • 1993 Kolkata firing: Former Bengal CM Buddhadeb deposes before panel 26-02-2014 03:19 PM

    Kolkata: Former Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Wednesday deposed before the 21 July commission set up by the Mamata Banerjee government. The commission is probing the police firing on an anti-government protest rally led by Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on 21 July, 1993 which killed 13 Youth Congress workers....
  • WB: Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee's arrest demanded for Netai killing 03-02-2014 08:26 PM

    Kolkata: After former West Bengal Chief Minister Bhattacherjee admitted the complicity of partymen in the killing of nine villagers at Netai in East Midnapore district three years, Panchyat minister Subrata Mukherjee On Monday demanded his arrest. "Bhattacherjee, who was also holding the home portfolio then should be arrested and prosecuted...
  • Trinamool has understanding with BJP, says Buddhadeb 22-12-2013 08:31 PM

    Kolkata: Attacking the Mamata Banerjee government, veteran CPI-M leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of having a tacit understanding with the BJP for the upcoming general elections. The former chief minister also charged his successor Banerjee with using money and muscle power to stifle people's voices. "Law...
  • Che in Paona Bazaar: Lazy stereotypes of an uninspired Mind 01-12-2013 04:13 PM

    Paona Bazaar lies in the heart of Imphal, Manipur. One can describe this place by its proximity to Bir Tikendrajit Road which had seen the infamous fake encounter case in July 2009. In fact many of the landmarks of the town would tell a story of it being part of...
  • Karan Singh Grover, Devoleena bag top honours at ITA awards 24-10-2013 02:06 PM

    Mumbai: Television actors Karan Singh Grover, Devoleena Bhattacharjee and Jeniffer Winget emerged as big winners at the 13th Indian Television Academy (ITA) Awards. The award function was held last evening at the Reliance Studio in Film City here. The popular award for best actor was won by Karan Singh Grover...
  • Food Security Bill will not benefit every poor, says Buddhadeb 04-09-2013 07:26 PM

    Criticising the UPA government for not bringing in a full proof Food Security Bill, CPI(M) politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Wednesday said the bill would not provide food to each and every poor of the country. "They (Congress) are creating a hype over the bill. But this bill is not...
  • No alliance with TMC in Lok Sabha polls, says Congress 28-08-2013 06:12 PM

    Ruling out any alliance with Trinamool Congress in the 2014 general elections, Congress on Wednesday asked its workers to build mass contacts and enlist their support. West Bengal Congress chief Pradip Bhattacharjee said no tie-up was possible with the TMC in view of the torture and violence its supporters faced...
  • 'Tasher Desh' review: It's a grand tour of illusion 24-08-2013 02:01 PM

    Cast: Joyraj Bhattacharjee, Rii Sen, Soumyak Kanti De Biswas, Anubrata Basu, Tilotamma Shome Director: Quashik Mukherjee Rating: 2 out of 5 You'd either love 'Tasher Desh' or hate it, but you can definitely not ignore it. This NFDC (National Film Development Corporation) presented Bengali film released under PVR Director's Rare...
  • Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee blames Congress for Darjeeling turmoil 06-08-2013 04:29 AM

    Accusing the Congress of endorsing statehood to Telangana for electoral gain, senior CPI-M leader and former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Monday alleged that the action has led to turmoil in Darjeeling. He also predicted that the country will be in flames in the coming days following fresh...
  • Mulayam important ally in Left's national struggle: CPM 01-07-2013 01:33 PM

    Kolkata: Describing Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav as an important ally in the Left's nationwide struggles, a senior CPI-M leader on Sunday said discussions will be held with him and leaders of other parties on the programmes to be adopted in the coming days. Four Left parties - Communist...
  • 'Mamata's language resembles the language of criminals' 22-06-2013 01:58 AM

    Kolkata: Senior CPI(M) leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Friday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of using words that resembled the "language of criminals" which would only encourage such elements. "Earlier also, she used such language. But for the past few days the kind of language and words she has...
  • There seems to be no rule of law in Bengal: Buddhadeb 16-06-2013 01:02 AM

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government was compensating crime against women with money and there seemed to be no rule of law in the state, former Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee alleged on Saturday. "The government wants to compensate any type of crime -- whether against women or youth -- with money....
  • CPI-M, Congress have joined hands, says Mamata Banerjee 29-05-2013 05:10 AM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday alleged that the CPI-M, the Congress as well as the BJP have joined hands and fielded Independent candidates to eat into Trinamool Congress' votes in the upcoming Lok Sabha by-election. "Some Independent candidates belong to the Congress, some of them belong...
  • BJP trying to get close to TMC: Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee 27-05-2013 03:03 AM

    Howrah: By withdrawing its candidate for the Howrah Lok Sabha by-election, BJP was trying to get close to Trinamool Congress and gain a footing in West Bengal, CPI(M) leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee claimed on Sunday. "BJP is sending a message to Trinamool Congress, which has broken its tie-up with Congress, by...
  • Mamata knew everything about chit fund scam: Buddhadeb 06-05-2013 05:34 AM

    Kolkata: Attacking West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, her predecessor and CPI-M leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Sunday termed as "lies" her statement that she knew nothing about the chit fund scam before the Bengali New Year day. "New she says I did not know anything before Polia Baishakh (April 15-Bengali...
  • Will publish posters against CPI(M) canards: Mamata 05-05-2013 12:40 AM

    Panihati: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday mocked her predecessor Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee's comment that the former Left Front regime had kept chit funds at bay and promised to publish 'posters' against canards by the Marxist party. "Kept them at bay? But rubbed shoulders with them! Whose photo is...
  • TMC demands apology from Buddhadeb 06-02-2013 06:35 PM

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  • West Bengal now a graveyard: Buddhadeb 13-01-2013 09:26 PM

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  • Mamata government driving away investors: Buddhadeb 12-11-2012 01:48 AM

    Kolkata: Former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Sunday accused the Mamata Banerjee-led government of driving away investors which was jeopardising the economy of the state. "Her (Mamata) government says it would not give land for industry. Because of its faulty policies the industrial environment in the state has...
  • PM won't be able to retain power like his friend Obama: Buddhadeb 11-11-2012 11:48 PM

    Howrah: Accusing the government of following pro-US economic policies, CPI(M) leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Sunday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be unable to retain power by following the policy of appeasing the rich. "Manmohan Singh is aware that his government is not doing well. He is trying but will...