Mamata

  • Bengal tea garden crisis: The onus lies on the Mamata government, says BJP MP Yesterday

    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 CNN-IBN...
  • Laws are not written in the stone, says Kiran Bedi July 14, 2014

    Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults. National Commission for Women chairperson Mamata Sharma supported Maneka Gandhi's opinion and said, " I think what Maneka Gandhi is doing is right, the matter is debatable, so I think...
  • 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. CNN-IBN's Anubha Bhonsle asks panel of expert whether the TMC have double standards when it comes to matters of women abuse. ...
  • TMC-BJP 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 non-functional 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Post-poll 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 CNN-IBN-CSDS post-poll survey the TMC is expected to get 38 per cent vote share and win 25-31 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." ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 9, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Congress soft on Modi, would have jailed him if I was in power: Mamata May 9, 2014

    Hitting out at BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee said, "Had I been in Delhi in place of Congress, I would have sent Narendra Modi to jail by tying a rope around his waist." The TMC leader's statement came after the...
  • Will Modi be able to strike post poll alliance with Mamata, Mayawati and Jayalalithaa? May 9, 2014

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha election results just a week away, BJP on Friday said that it does not believe in "political untouchability" and is open to take support from any party. But Modi's hunt for post-poll alliances might run into trouble with BSP supremo Mayawati clearly ruling out any...
  • News 360: Kejriwal's show of strength takes to the streets of Varanasi May 9, 2014

    After BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's grand roadshow in Varanasi on Thursday, it is his competitor Arvind Kejriwal who is all set to hit the streets of the temple town on Friday. Kejriwal's roadshow is likely to begin around 3 pm from the main gate of Benaras Hindu University. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Arvind Kejriwal urges people to end elitist politics May 9, 2014

    After BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's grand roadshow in Varanasi on Thursday, it is his competitor Arvind Kejriwal who is all set to hit the streets of the temple town on Friday. Kejriwal's roadshow is likely to begin around 3 pm from the main gate of Benaras Hindu University. ...
  • Watch: Mamata counters Modi's attack, calls him a 'donkey' May 8, 2014

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday called her Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi a 'donkey'. ...
  • Why Mamata afraid of a 'paper tiger', asks Narendra Modi May 4, 2014

    While addressing a rally in Bankura, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said that a real tiger is one who jails those involved in the Sharada chit fund scam and gets back money of the poor. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 28, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Open Mike: Is a Federal Front a desirable option to lead India? April 29, 2014

    West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banarjee said that a Federal Front government will be formed at the Centre after the elections. In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Swabhumi in Kolkata and accesses views of the city's...
  • Modi should apologise to Mamata or face defamation suit: Derek O'Brien April 28, 2014

    Derek O'Brien has said that the TMC will give Narendra Modi 24 hours before they file a defamation suit against him for personal attacks against Mamata Banerjee. ...
  • TMC rattled by support for Modi in Bengal: BJP April 28, 2014

    Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien's 'butcher of Gujarat' remark against Narendra Modi has created a row, with the BJP hitting back, saying that the TMC was rattled by the huge support for Modi in West Bengal. ...
  • Mamata vs EC: Is Mamata a law unto herself? April 8, 2014

    The Election Commission has set a fresh deadline for the West Bengal government to transfer six of its officials on poll duty after its earlier deadline of 2.30 pm ended on Tuesday. However, West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC leader Mamata Banerjee finally bowed down before the Election Commission and...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 8, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Kejriwal slapped during Delhi roadshow, forgives attacker April 8, 2014

    There has been yet another attack on Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal as he was slapped by an unidentified man on Tuesday. After being at the receiving end of several physical attacks during the election campaign, former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal made it clear that he was willing...
  • A Billion Votes: Campaign for Lok Sabha elections ends in 91 seats April 8, 2014

    The mood and colours of the last day of campaigning in all the 91 constituencies including Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh, Kerala, Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshdweep go to polls on the April 10 along with parts of Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and Bastar in...
  • News 360: Huge turnout on first poll phase in Assam, Tripura April 7, 2014

    An estimated 72 per cent of the 64.4 lakh voters exercised their franchise peacefully in five Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam sealing the electoral fate of 51 contestants, including two union ministers in the first phase. ...