MAMATA BANERJEE

  • TMC MP arrested: Can Mamata survive the Saradha scam? 15 minutes ago

    In yet another blow to the ruling Trinamool Congress, party MP Srinjoy Bose has been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. ...
  • Of pills and summonses: The Saradha investigation story so far 4 hours 39 minutes ago

    Kolkata: It took some 15 alprazolam tablets and a summons to create the latest dust up in the Saradha ponzi scam case. That those 15-odd anti-anxiety sedatives which suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh popped inside a high-security prison in Kolkata on the wee hours of 14th November added to the...
  • Saradha scam: Major embarrassment for Mamata as CBI arrests TMC MP Srinjoy Bose 6 hours 34 minutes ago

    Kolkata: In yet another blow to the ruling Trinamool Congress, party MP Srinjoy Bose has been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. Bose, who owns Bengali daily Sambad Praitidin, allegedly had stuck a deal with Sudipta Sen, the main accused in...
  • Final hearing of Singur land allocation case in SC today 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Wednesday hold the final hearing in the case related to the land allocated for the Nano plant. Tata Motors had moved the Supreme Court seeking an order to restrain the West Bengal government from taking back and distributing land to farmers earlier allocated...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 3 days ago

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 3 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Centre lowers upper age limit for attempting the civil services exam 3 days ago

    The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday lowered the upper age limit for Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) aspirants. According to a government notification, the upper age limit for general category will be 26, down from 30, for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) 28 from 33 and for Scheduled Caste (SC) and...
  • Mamata rules out alliance with BJP, hints at going with Congress 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress Chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday ruled out any alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party and slammed it for accusing her government of harbouring terrorists. On question of allying with the Congress, Mamata said 'no one is an untouchable in politics'. Here is...
  • Mamata Banerjee leaves for Delhi setting off political buzz 5 days ago

    Kolkata: Setting off speculation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee left for New Delhi on an invitation by Congress president Sonia Gandhi to attend a programme on Jawaharlal Nehru. The chief minister abandoned a plan to attend the closing ceremony of the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF), to make herself...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 6 days ago

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  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle 6 days ago

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  • Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee inaugurates mobile vans to provide free legal service 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday inaugurated 19 mobile vans named 'Chetana Sathi' for enhancement and extension of awareness in legal matters and for providing free legal service to the common people in each district of West Bengal. The inauguration ceremony was held in front of the West Bengal Legislative...
  • Saradha scam probe: Kunal Ghosh attempts suicide inside Presidency jail in Kolkata 6 days ago

    In a twist to the Saradha scam probe, suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh attempted suicide inside Presidency jail in Kolkata three days after threatening to take that extreme step in an open court. Mamata Banerjee has suspended the jail superintendent, the doctor who was attending to Ghosh as well as...
  • Mamata suspends three prison officials after Kunal Ghosh's attempted suicide 1 week ago

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has suspended three officials of Kolkata's Presidency jail where Saradha scam accused and former TMC MP Kunal Ghosh attempted suicide on Friday morning. Prison SP, the doctor who was attending Ghosh as well as the officer on duty at the jail ward where...
  • West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee hits back at critics, says her government has done a lot of development works November 11, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday hit back at her critics saying though her government has done a lot of development works, they cannot see it. Inaugurating a new campus of Aliah University in Kolkata's satellite town New Town-Rajarhat, Banerjee said, "In this Rajarhat we have an...
  • Mamata Banerjee seeks chamber's help in setting finances right November 7, 2014

    Kolkata: After futile efforts to wrest a financial package from the Centre during the past UPA-II and present NDA regime, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday turned to an industry body to plead for the state's case. "After coming to power three-and-half...
  • Saradha scam: CBI arrests former TMC leader Asif Khan November 7, 2014

    Kolkata: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested former Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Asif Khan on charges of corruption in the Saradha chit fund scam. Khan was repeatedly interrogated by CBI and is believed to have provided vital information about the involvement of a section of TMC leadership...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 6, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 6, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Manohar Parrikar accepts Modi's Cabinet offer, says country bigger than state November 6, 2014

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to join the Union Cabinet and will move to Delhi. Parrikar could get the charge of the Defence Ministry which is currently held by Arun Jaitley as an additional charge along with the Finance Ministry portfolio. ...
  • Saradha scam: Mamata hits out at media for labeling TMC leaders as thieves November 6, 2014

    Kolkata: Virtually giving a clean chit to the Trinamool Congress and its leaders on the chit fund scam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday claimed nobody from her party has taken money from chit fund-aided companies, and hit out at a section of the media for showing Trinamool...
  • Birbhum: Villages caught in crossfire as turf war between TMC, BJP escalates November 5, 2014

    Birbhum: It has been a week since Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporter 17-year old Tausif Ali, died in clashes with Trinamool workers in Birbhum. Tears haven't dried up at Tausif's home as his family lives in fear of both those who attacked him and also the police. "Most of the...
  • Mamata Banerjee wishes Shah Rukh Khan on his birthday November 2, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday wished Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on his birthday. "Today (Sunday) is the birthday of our very dear Shah Rukh Khan. We wish him best of happiness, prosperity, good health and success. Our best wishes also to all members of his family....
  • West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee warns opposition of smear campaigns October 30, 2014

    Ganga Sagar: Warning opposition parties against smear campaigns against her government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday dared them to fight on development plank. "We cannot be stopped by smear campaign. My job is to take everybody along. Those who will oppose, will be thrown away," she said...
  • Shah Rukh Khan keen to promote Bengali films October 30, 2014

    Kolkata: The Bengali film industry is likely to get a shot in the arm with West Bengal brand ambassador Shah Rukh Khan promising to promote Bengali films. "I really would like to participate not as an actor but as someone who has a little more reach because of the language that...
  • I always get so enthused about life when I meet MamataDi: Shah Rukh Khan October 30, 2014

    Kolkata: An "enthused" Shah Rukh Khan relished his rendezvous with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here Wednedsay ahead of a special performance with 'Happy New Year' (HNY) cast members to celebrate the success of their latest offering. SRK along with Farah, Sonu Sood met Banerjee. SRK tweeted, "In Kolkata I always...
  • WB: Land once acquired by government cannot be returned legally, says TMC minister October 30, 2014

    Kolkata: In sharp contrast to Trinamool Congress' consistent stance seeking return of land to "unwilling farmers" in Singur, senior minister in the TMC government Malay Ghatak caused a flutter by saying that land once acquired by government cannot be returned legally. The remarks by the Labour Minister, made in industrial town...
  • Mamata's meeting with Tata Group MDs an encouraging step, says Partha Chatterjee October 29, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal Minister Partha Chatterjee on Wednesday said that the recent meeting of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with top officials of Tata Group companies was an "encouraging step" for investment and hoped that the Tatas will "resolve the grievances" of farmers in Singur. "It will be nice for them...
  • Burdwan blast: Mamata meets NSA, assures assistance in fight against terrorism October 27, 2014

    Kolkata: The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday assured all help to the Centre in fight against terrorism. The assurance from the West Bengal CM came after her meeting with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. Talking to CNN-IBN, Special secretary Of General Security Prakash Mishra said,...