Surjya Kanta Mishra

  • West Bengal: Mamata government passes bill against chit funds again 12-12-2013 06:45 PM

    Kolkata: Seven months after passing legislation aimed to protect interests of chit fund depositors but failing to get presidential assent, the West Bengal Assembly on Thursday cleared another bill on the issue, amidst the opposition's apprehension that it would again be sent back for having unconstitutional provisions. The West Bengal...
  • WB: Keep mum for 10 years, Mamata tells Left Front 30-11-2013 01:18 PM

    Hitting out at the opposition Left Front, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday asked its leaders to keep mum for 10 years alleging they had wrecked havoc in key sectors like health, sanitation and poverty alleviation during their 34-year rule. "For 10 years, you should put leukoplast on...
  • WB: Left Front asks Mamata to come clean on graft allegations 24-05-2013 04:26 AM

    Kolkata: The Left Front on Thursday asked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to respond to allegations by a senior West Bengal IPS officer about "corrupt practices" when she was the railway minister. "Serious allegations of corruption have been levelled by a senior and respected IPS officer from the state. We don't...
  • Mamata's Delhi visit to get closer to Congress, says Left 09-04-2013 05:29 AM

    Kolkata: Ahead of her two-day visit to Delhi, West Bengal's Left Front on Monday accused Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee of looking at opportunities to realign with the Congress - its former coalition partner. "Her visit is an attempt at bargaining with the centre, to reinforce the...
  • Urbana: The curious case of Kolkata's condominium 05-11-2012 06:19 PM

    Kolkata: One-and-a-half years after she took over as West Bengal chief minister, Mamata Banerjee might have dredged out “serious financial irregularities” with which she could launch a scathing campaign against key leaders of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), or CPI-M, ahead of the crucial panchayat elections to be held...