Buddhadeb 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Bengal going backwards in agriculture, industry' 08-01-2012 08:30 PM

    Harinavi: Former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Sunday accused the Mamata Banerjee government of impairing development in the state, saying it failed to woo new businesses and ensure minimum support price for paddy. "The government has taken the state backward in both industry and agriculture. It has not...
  • Anarchy prevails in West Bengal: Buddhadeb 06-01-2012 06:14 PM

    Tamluk: Claiming that anarchy prevailed in West Bengal in the seven-month rule of the Mamata Banerjee government, former chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Friday said that industrialists have turned away their faces from new investment and farmers are not getting right price for their produce. "Anarchy prevails in every field,...
  • Left, Congress hand in hand: Mamata Banerjee 03-01-2012 05:50 PM

    Kolkata: As the Congress in West Bengal on Tuesday threatened to intensify its agitation over the proposed renaming of Indira Bhavan at Salt Lake, Trinamool Congress Chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleged the Congress was colluding with the CPI(M) to attack her party. "In West Bengal, the...
  • Stop joint ops: Maoist's open letter to WB CM 30-09-2011 04:21 PM

    New Delhi: A Maoist leader has sent an open letter to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressing doubts over peace talks if the joint forces operations werent withdrawn. The letter signed by one Akaash, who claims to be CPI (M) spokesperson, said that Mamata Banerjee is now singing the...
  • TMC now attacking ally Cong: Buddhadeb 11-09-2011 08:25 PM

    Serampore: Former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Sunday said a 'dangerous' political atmosphere was prevailing in the state with the ruling Trinamool Congress attacking activists and supporters of not only the Left parties, but also those of its own ally, Congress. "The Trinamool Congress is such a party...
  • 'PM got in Walmart to convince Buddhadeb on FDI' 04-09-2011 03:29 PM

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister had asked the chief of American retail chain Walmart in 1995 to 'convince' then West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee about allowing FDI in retail sector, which the latter opposed, a top CPI(M) leader said on Sunday. "The Prime Minister had asked the Walmart chief...