MAMATA BANERJEE

  • Battle for West Bengal: Is Mamata Modi's real challenger? 6 hours 25 minutes ago

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee stepped up her volley of attacks against the BJP-led government at the Centre on Monday by calling it anti-people. ...
  • Mamata needs to answer charges leveled against her party, says BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh 2 days ago

    Mamata Banerjee needs to answer the charges leveled against her party leadership under the Saradha chit fund scam. Unfortunately, she has no answers, and is therefore trying to raise a different kind of bogey - she's either trying to raise a communalism vs secularism bogey, said BJP leaders Siddharth Nath...
  • TMC MP arrested: Can Mamata survive the Saradha scam? 3 days 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. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 6 days ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 6 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 6 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...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 14, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 14, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Saradha scam probe: Kunal Ghosh attempts suicide inside Presidency jail in Kolkata November 14, 2014

    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...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 6, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Burdwan blast: BJP blames Mamata Banerjee government, says CM should immediately resign October 25, 2014

    BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh blamed the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal for harbouring terrorists and providing a safe haven for them to execute their terror attacks. Singh said that possibly money in the Saradha scam had reached terrorists of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, who then used that money to launch...
  • Burdwan blast: BJP attacks West Bengal government, says Mamata should resign as CM October 24, 2014

    The National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval will visit Burdwan on Monday. On Friday, the NIA Director General reviewed investigations on the ground in Burdwan and Mushridabad. Two suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists were killed in a bomb blast in the area, putting the Mamata Banerjee government under fire as well. ...
  • Terrorist organisations spreading their wings in West Bengal, says Siddharth Nath Singh October 24, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh said that terrorist organisations were spreading their wings in West Bengal. "Mamata Banerjee's government siphoning off money to terrorists," said Siddharth. ...
  • People have voted against Central government, says Mukul Roy September 16, 2014

    Trinamool Congress on Tuesday claimed that 'Modi magic' has gone pale in the 100 days of BJPled NDA being in power at the Centre and asserted that people have reposed their faith in Mamata Banerjee in West Bengal. TMC General Secretary Mukul Roy said, "Central government trying to malign Mamata...
  • Bengal tea garden crisis: The onus lies on the Mamata government, says BJP MP July 28, 2014

    The shutting down of five tea gardens in West Bengal has pushed workers to the brink of desperation. Some have been forced to make do with just Rs 15 per day. Some NGOs reporting that 100 people have died of malnutrition. Darjeeling MP and BJP Leader SS Ahluwalia told CNNIBN...
  • Does TMC have double standards when it comes to matters of women abuse? July 9, 2014

    The Trinamool Congress protested on Wednesday against the Bharatiya Janata Party over the alleged scuffle that took place in Parliament on Tuesday. CNNIBN's Anubha Bhonsle asks panel of expert whether the TMC have double standards when it comes to matters of women abuse. ...
  • TMCBJP clash: No comment on Lok Sabha speaker, says Mamata Banerjee July 9, 2014

    West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said, "I have been in the house for many years, I know how it functions. It is nonfunctional most of the time through the year. I don't want to comment on what the speaker had to say. However, I...
  • News 360: Gowda presents Rail bduget, 58 new trains, focus on safety July 8, 2014

    In the maiden Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi government, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday promised to revamp the railways and cut down on populism. Gowda said the Cabinet has been asked to clear Foreign Direct Investment in railway infrastructure and new projects should be explored through the...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 1, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • West Bengal MP to Goa Minister: Is our elected class insensitive to women? July 1, 2014

    In a very insensitive statement, Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal on Monday threatened to rape and murder women members of the Opposition. On the other side, Goa PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar, who had triggered a debate on Monday by saying that women visiting pubs in short dresses was against the...
  • Tapas Pal apologises for his 'rape for revenge' remark July 1, 2014

    TMC MP Tapas Pal has issued an unconditional apology for his 'rape for revenge' comment. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who has been vocal in her comments against violence by CPM workers, was silent when asked to comment on Pal. ...
  • TMC MP's 'rape as revenge' comment: Should Mamata sack Tapas Pal? July 1, 2014

    In a very insensitive statement, Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal on Monday threatened to rape and murder women members of the Opposition. Addressing party workers, Pal said, "If CPM tries to kill and intimidate our workers here, I will not spare them. I will ask our boys to go and...
  • Watch: Mamata refuses to comment on Tapas Pal, says party spokesperson will comment July 1, 2014

    There is increasing anger against one of Bengal's most popular actors and Trinamool Congress Parliamentarian Tapas Pal for his outrageous comment that he will send boys to rape CPM women. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has refused to react, but the TMC has sought an explanation from the MP...
  • Watch: Reactions from Kolkata on Tapas Pal's rape remark July 1, 2014

    All eyes are on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as to whether she will sack party MP Tapas Pal for threatening to get CPIM women raped as political retribution. ...
  • We overcame hate campaign against us: Mamata Banerjee May 16, 2014

    TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee said that they have overcome a lot of hate from a lot of people. No other regional party is as strong an opposition as them and they have been targetted heavily. This problem is not something other parts of the country are facing. ...
  • Postpoll survey: TMC a big gainer in West Bengal, likely to get 38 pc votes May 14, 2014

    In West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee led Trinamool Congress is clearly ahead of all others in the fray. According to CNNIBNCSDS postpoll survey the TMC is expected to get 38 per cent vote share and win 2531 seats while the opposition Left Front is expected to get 24 per...
  • Watch: Cyrus Broacha's take on Mamata's 'donkey' jibe at Modi May 11, 2014

    In The Election That Isn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on Mamata Banerjee for her 'donkey' barb at Modi. ...
  • Mamata most likely to get a jolt in the elections: Modi May 10, 2014

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi hit out at his West Bengal counterpart in an interview to Network 18, where he said, "Mamata will realise when she might get a jolt in these elections But she will get all support of my government." ...