MAMATA BANERJEE

  • Goods and Services Tax Bill introduced in Lok Sabha after nod by states, TMC sounds caution 11 hours 36 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Aimed at creating a single tax for goods and services across the country, the Centre on Friday introduced the long-pending Constitution Amendment Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in the Lok Sabha for rollout of the new regime from April 2016 subsuming various levies like entry tax and...
  • Mamata slams Centre, alleges CBI functioning as 'department of PMO' Yesterday

    New Delhi: Pulling no punches in her attack against BJP for allegedly pursuing "political vendetta" against TMC, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday charged that CBI was being used as a "political tool" by the NDA government and was functioning as "a department of the PMO". "We are the...
  • CBI pressuring me to name Mamata in Saradha scam, claims Madan Mitra 2 days ago

    Kolkata: West Bengal minister Madan Mitra, arrested in connection with the multi-crore rupee Saradha chit fund scam, on Tuesday accused the CBI of pressuring him to take the name of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the scam even as a city court denied him bail and extended his custody till...
  • Saradha scam: Mamara Banerjee to protest in Delhi on Wednesday, BJP-TMC tussle intensifies 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The face-off between the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to intensify in the coming days as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has announced a protest in the national capital on Wednesday over her Cabinet colleague Madan Mitra's arrest by the Central Bureau...
  • Saradha scam: I dare PM Modi and BJP to arrest me, says Mamata Banerjee 5 days ago

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee dared PM Narendra Modi and the BJP to arrest her. "The PM was photographed with the Sahara chief, should we arrest the PM then," questioned Mamata Banerjee. ...
  • Saradha scam: Madan Mitra calls his arrest a conspiracy to defame him and TMC 5 days ago

    West Bengal Transport Minister and Trinmool Congress leader Madan Mitra on Saturday evening called his arrest by Central Bureau of Investigation in multi-crore chit fund scam a political conspiracy against him and his party by Centre. ...
  • Saradha scam: West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra calls his arrest a political conspiracy 6 days ago

    Kolkata: West Bengal Transport Minister and Trinmool Congress leader Madan Mitra on Saturday evening called his arrest by Central Bureau of Investigation in multi-crore chit fund scam a political conspiracy against him and his party by Centre. Mitra is remanded in CBI custody till December 16 in the case after...
  • Saradha scam: West Bengal Madan Mitra remanded in CBI custody till December 16 6 days ago

    Kolkata: West Bengal Transport Minister and Trinmool Congress leader Madan Mitra on Saturday evening has been remanded in Central Bureau of Investigation's custody till December 16 in multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam case. The Minister was arrested by CBI on Friday evening. Earlier on Saturday the standoff between TMC and...
  • Saradha scam: BJP says Mamata Banerjee is pressing panic button 6 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her 'political vendetta' charge over action in Saradha scam, saying she is pressing the 'panic button' and 'rattled' by the possibility that her 'own involvement' could come to light. "Dare does not matter. Sometimes I can say these are politically...
  • Saradha scam: Mamata lashes out at BJP, says it can't shut people behind bars with money power 6 days ago

    Kolkata: It's now an open war between the Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party after the Central Bureau of Investigation arrested West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra in the multi-crore Saradha chit-fund scam. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee , she dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP leadership to...
  • Mamata should also be called for questioning in Saradha scam: CPI 6 days ago

    Even as open war between the TMC and BJP continues over Madan Mitra's arrest in Saradha Scam, the CPI targeted Mamata Banerjee saying that she should also be called for questioning. ...
  • Saradha scam: TMC dares PM Modi, Amit Shah to arrest Mamata, says party a thorn in BJP's flesh 6 days ago

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah to arrest West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as multi-crore Saradha scam lands at her doorstep. Her close aide and Cabinet minister Madan Mitra was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday. TMC...
  • Cartoon of the day: CBI arrests TMC leader Madan Mitra 1 week ago

    As things turn tough for Trinmool Congress in alleged Saradha chit fund scam, here is what cartoonist Neelabh has to show. ...
  • BJP is after Mamata Banerjee, says Rashid Alvi 1 week ago

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday suffered a major setback with the arrest by CBI of her Cabinet colleague Madan Mitra in the multi-crore Saradha scam. Senior Congress leader Rashid Alvi said, "This is true that BJP is after Mamata Banerjee. They are under the impression that they...
  • Saradha: scam Is Mamata's position now untenable? 1 week ago

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday suffered a major setback with the arrest by CBI of her Cabinet colleague Madan Mitra in the multi-crore Saradha scam. An enraged Mamata defended Mitra and lashed out at the Centre calling the arrest as "unconstitutional, illegal and vendetta politics". ...
  • News 360: CBI arrests West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra 1 week ago

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday suffered a major setback with the arrest by CBI of her Cabinet colleague Madan Mitra in the multi-crore Saradha scam. An enraged Mamata defended Mitra and lashed out at the Centre calling the arrest as "unconstitutional, illegal and vendetta politics". ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 1 week ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • CBI arrests WB Minister Madan Mitra; BJP, TMC exchange war of words 1 week ago

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday suffered a major setback with the arrest by CBI of her Cabinet colleague Madan Mitra in the multi-crore Saradha scam. An enraged Mamata defended Mitra and lashed out at the Centre calling the arrest as "unconstitutional, illegal and vendetta politics". ...
  • Saradha scam: Mamata Banerjee calls Madan Mitra's arrest as illegal, vendetta politics by Centre 1 week ago

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday suffered a major setback with the arrest by CBI of her Cabinet colleague Madan Mitra in the multi-crore Saradha scam. An enraged Mamata defended Mitra and lashed out at the Centre calling the arrest as "unconstitutional, illegal and vendetta...
  • Madan Mitra arrest: It's illegal, unconstitutional, vendetta politics, says Mamata 1 week ago

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday attacked the Centre calling her Minister Madan Mitra's arrest by the CBI on Friday as "unconstitutional, illegal and vendetta politics". She alleged that the BJP leaders were involved in the Saradha scam and that the arrests being made by the CBI...
  • Madan Mitra arrest: BJP demands Mamata Banerjee's resignation; Left, Congress welcome CBI move 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The BJP, Left and Congress have welcomed the arrest of West Bengal Transport Minister and TMC leader Madan Mitra in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam saying the arrest should have come earlier. Repying to TMC's charge that CBI was acting at the behest of the NDA-ruled Centre,...
  • CBI arrests West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam 1 week ago

    Kolkata: In a huge embarrassment and setback for the Mamata Banerjee government, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday evening arrested West Bengal Transport Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra in Saradha chit fund scam. The arrest came after the CBI interrogated Mitra for nearly five hours over...
  • Saradha scam: West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra appears before CBI 1 week ago

    Kolkata: West Bengal Transport Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra will be questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths on Friday. Mitra reached the Kolkata office of CBI at around 11 am. A close aide of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Mitra will be interrogated on the position he...
  • Saradha scam: West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra to appear before CBI today 1 week ago

    Kolkata: The CBI investigation into multi-crore Saradha scam is picking pace. West Bengal Transport Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra will appear before the CBI on Friday in connection with the case. Mitra was summoned by the CBI in November but he checked into a government hospital instead barely hours...
  • Hot Seat with Bhupendra Chaubey: TMC is not desperate, people believe in us: Derek O'Brien December 11, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Trinmool Congress leader Derek O'Brien talks about current political scenario in West Bengal. ...
  • Mamata Banerjee takes industrialists on Sundarbans tour, seeks investments December 10, 2014

    Sajnekhali: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who took a select group of industrialists on a tour to the world's largest mangrove forests on Tuesday, urged them to help the government in developing tourism infrastructure. "I request you to pump in money for promoting tourism and developing infrastructure in our state,...
  • Modi to overhaul Planning Commission, wants 'Team India' with Centre, states and bureaucracy December 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The replacement of Planning Commission must incorporate the concept of "Team India", which according to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was a combination of three teams - the PM and Chief Ministers; the Union Council of Ministers; and the bureaucracy in the Centre and states. Seeking to strengthen cooperative...
  • New body must meet changing economic needs: Planning Commission to PM Modi December 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Planning Commission on Sunday suggested to a group chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that its replacement body should be structured to meet the need of changing economic paradigm and comprise sectoral experts and states' representative. In her presentation before the group comprising Modi and chief ministers, Planning...
  • Skipping PM Modi's meet on Planning Commission against nation's interest, says Devendra Fadnavis December 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday hit out at chief ministers for skipping the Planning Commission meet by saying that it was against the interest of the nation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting with Chief Ministers on the structure and role of the new...
  • PM Modi to meet CMs on Planning Commission; Mamata, Omar to skip it December 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold consultations with Chief Ministers on Sunday on the structure and role of the new body that will replace the Planning Commission. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who has been at loggereheads with the Bharatiya Janata Party over Burdwan blasts and Saradha...