Mamata

  • Mamata vs EC: Is Mamata a law unto herself? 08-04-2014 10:43 PM

    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 08-04-2014 10:34 PM

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  • News 360: Kejriwal slapped during Delhi roadshow, forgives attacker 08-04-2014 08:47 PM

    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 08-04-2014 08:21 PM

    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 07-04-2014 08:15 PM

    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. ...
  • Kings & Queens: Mamata tries to extend her footprints beyond Bengal 28-03-2014 10:24 PM

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had created history in 2011 by ending the 34-year-old rule of the Left government in the state and is now trying to extend her footprints beyond Bengal. The Trinamool Congress supremo does not back either the Congress or the BJP and want a federal...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on differences between Anna and Mamata 16-03-2014 08:12 PM

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on veteran social activist Anna Hazare and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. ...
  • Do not use my name for your party: Anna tells TMC 14-03-2014 07:36 PM

    Anna Hazare who had earlier vowed support to Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee but missed her public rally in Delhi recently says he does not want the party to use his name. ...
  • Mamata miffed as Anna Hazare skips rally in Delhi 12-03-2014 11:45 PM

    Weeks after extending his support to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare skipped a scheduled joint rally in Delhi citing ill health. Hitting out at Anna over his absence, Mamata said that it wasn't TMC but Anna's rally. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 12-03-2014 10:29 PM

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  • A Billion Votes: Will Narendra Modi contest from Lucknow or Allahabad? 12-03-2014 07:40 PM

    Just a month ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata is still hunting for a seat for its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Uttar Pradesh. Sources suggested that Modi may now contest from Lucknow or Allahabad if he decides to contest from Uttar Pradesh at all. The...
  • Anna's aide says he still supports Mamata 12-03-2014 06:54 PM

    Anna Hazare aide Sunita Godara said that Anna is unwell and he has taken the right decision to skip the rally. Few people turned out for the rally because today is a working day. Anna's absence doesn't mean that he doesn't support Mamata Banerjee. ...
  • TMC using Anna to divert attention from notorious image: Brinda Karat 12-03-2014 05:46 PM

    CPM Politburo member Brinda Karat said that TMC is trying to use Anna Hazare as a shield to deflect attention from their notorious image. The people rejected Mamata Banerjee's attempt to use Anna Hazare to portray herself as a clean politician and try to fulfill her ambition to become PM....
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 07-03-2014 10:04 PM

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  • News 360: Another Navy mishap, gas leak inside INS Kolkata kills 1 07-03-2014 08:30 PM

    Just weeks after a fire on board submarine Sindhuratna killed two Navy officers, another officer was killed in a gas leak on board India's most advanced destroyer ship, the INS Kolkata. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Jayalalitha calls Mamata, wishes luck for LS polls 07-03-2014 07:44 PM

    A day after AIADMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa snapped her pre-poll alliance with the Left Front, sources have told CNN-IBN that she called West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and wished her for the coming Lok Sabha polls. ...
  • I hope we can bring back nobility into politics: Moon Moon Sen 07-03-2014 05:34 PM

    Actor and theatre personality Moon Moon Sen will be contesting the Lok Sabha elections on a TMC ticket from Bankura in West Bengal. ...
  • Proud that Mamata asked me to contest elections: Sugata Bose 07-03-2014 05:31 PM

    Renowned historian, author, grand nephew of great revolutionary Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and now also the TMC candidate from very prestigious Jadhavpur seat of Kolkata, Sugata Bose feels that the 2014 General Elections will be the battle for the soul of India. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on Anna-Mamata meet 23-02-2014 11:28 AM

    Cyrus Broacha takes on Anna Hazare and Mamata Banerjee meet, which took place in New Delhi. After the meet Anna hit out at Arvind Kejriwal saying he now has national ambition. ...
  • Mamata says no meeting with US ambassador Nancy Powell 21-02-2014 04:50 PM

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee denied that she was scheduled to meet US ambassador to India Nancy Powell, who is in Kolkata. "I do not have any appointment with Powell," she said. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-02-2014 10:35 PM

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  • News 360: TN's decision to release Rajiv killers shocks Congress 19-02-2014 08:40 PM

    It is Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's masterstroke. Jayalalithaa has now put the ball in the Centre's court by ordering the release of all 7 Rajiv Gandhi killers from jail. She has given just three days' time to the Centre to ratify the decision. The Centre is shocked by...
  • A Billion Votes: Is Mamata in PM race with Anna's endorsement? 19-02-2014 07:23 PM

    The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has announced that a non-UPA, non-NDA federal front will form the government next. Earlier in the day, she met with anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare who said that there was no other leader like Mamata Banerjee. Mamata too said Anna will select her party's...
  • Won't oppose or support Kejriwal, Modi: Anna 19-02-2014 05:23 PM

    Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare said, "I don't support Narendra Modi. I don't oppose or support Arvind Kejriwal." Whatever I need to do for the good of the country, I will do, he added. ...
  • Will hold many more meetings with Anna: Mamata 19-02-2014 04:50 PM

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that she came here in Delhi on the request of Anna Hazare. We need to discuss a few of the 17 point and we will hold more meetings. She also said, "Many parties in India do not have enough funds but have accountability....
  • UPA government bulldozed Parliament in passing Telangana Bill: Mamata 18-02-2014 11:53 PM

    The Telangana Bill was on Tuesday passed in the Lok Sabha after dramatic scenes with Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party joining hands to ensure its passage. West Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has called it disaster for our democratic system. ...
  • NCP, JD(U) plays down Anna-Mamata bonhomie 14-02-2014 12:42 PM

    Tariq Anwar of the Nationalist Congress Party played down the series of meetings between Anna Hazare and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee saying, "It is hard to say that how long Anna will stay on this stand." ...
  • Third Front will be forged before elections: HD Deve Gowda 01-02-2014 02:47 PM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, JDS leader HD Deve Gowda has admitted that he is in talks with Nitish Kumar, Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mamata Banerjee and also has the support of Left parties for a Third Front. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 01-01-2014 11:51 PM

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  • News 360: Maharashtra may follow Delhi, eyeing cut in power tariff 01-01-2014 10:51 PM

    Maharashtra Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam demanded a cut in power tariff and has also threatened to launch an agitation if a decision is not taken by the state government to provide subsidy. He questioned the state government and said, "If Delhi government can reduce the power tariff, then why can't...