Bhattacherjee

  • First public sector breast milk bank in Kolkata inaugurated August 7, 2013

    Kolkata: A modern and sophisticated breast milk bank, stated to be the first in India in the public sector, was on Wednesday inaugurated here at the premier state-run SSKM hospital by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. "This is a novel scheme to cater to the basic needs of a child who is...
  • Notice to Buddhadeb for questioning Mamata's honesty February 6, 2013

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress Wednesday slapped a legal notice on former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and demanded an apology from him for questioning his successor Mamata Banerjee's honesty. The notice, sent by lawyer Rajdeep Mazumdar following the directive of the party's all India general secretary Mukul Roy, asked...
  • Mamata asks CPM to stop negative criticism February 12, 2012

    Kolkata: In an apparent reference to the CPI(M)'s accusation that her government lacked a clear policy in various sectors, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday asked the party not to indulge in negative criticism and warned it against resorting to bandhs. "Those who are jealous take to negative...
  • Mamata calls up Buddha with invite for film fest November 10, 2011

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday spoke to her Marxist predecessor and arch political rival Buddhadeb Bhattacherjee for the first time in over three years and invited him to Kolkata Film Festival beginning on Thursday. Mamata offered the olive branch to Bhattacherjee, a film buff, by personally ringing...
  • WB: Mamata debunks charge of links with Maoists May 5, 2011

    Bankura: Rubbishing West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacherjee's charge that Trinamool Congress has links with Maoists, Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said CPM and ultras were both sides of the same coin. Mamata alleged that the CPM was acting as a mask for the ultras and anyone who protested against the party's...
  • Mamata shielding Maoists: Bengal CM October 30, 2009

    Kolkata: The fight between India’s main communist party and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee over the hijacking of a train by alleged Maoists is now turning bitter. West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacherjee, a senior leader of the Communist Party of India-Marxist, on Friday alleged Banerjee’s party, the Trinamool Congress, was conspiring...
  • Bengal CM to meet Ratan Tata to resolve Singur impasse October 3, 2008

    Kolkata: Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee will be meeting Tata Sons Chairman Ratan Tata in Kolkata on Friday at 1600 hsr IST in a last ditch attempt to stop the industrial giant from moving out of Singur. Work at the Tata Motors Nano plant in Singur has been suspended for over a...
  • In Pics: A look inside the Tata Nano plant August 27, 2008

    The pictures showcase the readiness of the Tata Nano factory in Singur which is surrounded by uncertainty as the protests in Singur could intensify after Buddhadeb Bhattacherjee rules out return of land to farmers. ...