India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday May 20, 2015
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who completed four years in office today, claimed that her government has fulfilled its commitment to the people despite the huge debt burden left by the preceding Left Front regime.
Cities | Written by Monideepa Banerjee | Friday February 6, 2015
Mamata Banerjee is already big on Facebook and Twitter. But now she has decided to go WiFi and take all of Kolkata with her. On Thursday evening, the West Bengal chief minister put Kolkata's Park Street on the WiFi highway. All of Kolkata will have WiFi by April end, making the City of Joy the first WiFi enabled metro in India.
Sunday November 2, 2014
"Today (Sunday) is the birthday of our very dear Shah Rukh Khan. We wish him best of happiness, prosperity, good health and success. Our best wishes also to all members of his family. Happy birthday Shah Rukh," Ms Banerjee said on her official Facebook page
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 15, 2014
A youth was arrested in Malda district of West Bengal on the charge of making a derogatory remark against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Facebook.
India News | Monideepa Banerjie | Monday September 22, 2014
In the middle of massive protests at West Bengal's prestigious Jadavpur University against the alleged molestation of a student, a Trinamool legislator, who is also West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew, has suggested on Facebook that the protests are because liquor and drugs have been stopped on campus.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 3, 2014
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressed deep shock over the death of Gopinath Munde, the rural development minister, who was killed early Tuesday in a road accident in the national capital.
Press Trust of India | Monday June 2, 2014
In a series of Facebook posts and tweets, West Bengal Chief MinisterÂ Mamata Banerjee congratulated the Kolkata Knight Riders for their victory in Sunday's nail-biting final and announced a felicitation on public demand.
Elections News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Wednesday March 5, 2014
"I don't feel betrayal. It is my bad luck that Annaji did not like us, and liked Mamata Banerjee's politics (instead), " Mr Kejriwal said at a Q&A session today moderated by senior journalist Madhu Trehan, hosted on Facebook and broadcast on NDTV.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday December 21, 2013
Within a year and a half of opening her official page, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has amassed five lakh 'likes' on social networking website Facebook.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday November 27, 2013
Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, behind bars in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam, has released a video statement in which he alleges that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was aware of the company's irregular financial operations.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Sunday November 24, 2013
Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Kunal Ghosh was arrested in Kolkata on Saturday evening in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 27, 2013
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, spearheading the movement for a separate state Gorkhaland, said it will not drop its demand. The party has decided to carry forward the movement through dialogue and not bandhs after a truce with West Bengal government.
Riya Chakravarty | Thursday October 24, 2013
Describing singing legend Manna Dey's death as the loss of a golden voice and era, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday (October 24, 2013) said there can be no substitute for the maestro.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 21, 2013
Sachin Tendulkar, who will play his 199th and penultimate Test match at Kolkata's Eden Gardens, will be part of a celebrity line-up in the City of Joy on November 10, the last day of the Test. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has expressed her excitement in a Facebook post! Sachin, Big B, SRK to light up City of Joy on Nov. 10
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 1, 2013
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leading movement in West Bengal's Darjeeling for a separate Gorkhaland state, said the central government has convened tripartite talks on October 23.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 30, 2013
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee distributed compensation cheques to 929 investors who have been duped after investing in the ponzi schemes of the scam-tainted Saradha Group.
India News | Monideepa Banerjie | Friday April 5, 2013
A leader of the Trinamool Congress' youth wing has resigned from the party to protest against what he calls "dirty politics" over the death of Left student leader Sudipto Gupta.
Mumbai News | Written by Ketki Angre | Wednesday March 27, 2013
So Amar Singh and Jaya Prada went to the Maharashtra Governor's office to ask him to pardon Sanjay Dutt. Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh has already said that he 'was of an impressionable age'. This impressionable age, for the record, was 33 years. Jaya Bachchan says he's suffered enough for 20 years. She too wants to go to the governor....
India News | Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Monday March 25, 2013
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today came out in support of actor Sanjay Dutt who was sentenced to five years in jail by the Supreme Court last week for possessing illegal arms. Ms Banerjee posted this message on her Facebook wall:
India News | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Sunday January 20, 2013
A college student in Kolkata is facing a police complaint for sharing cartoons of Mamata Banerjee on his Facebook account. But the West Bengal Chief Minister's party, the Trinamool Congress, appears to have learnt its lessons from a similar episode last year and is showing restraint.
India News | Edited by Samira Shaikh | Saturday January 19, 2013
A police complaint was filed against a college student in Kolkata today for sharing cartoons of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on his Facebook account.
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday November 22, 2012
Mamata Banerjee's bid to move a No-Confidence Motion against the Manmohan Singh government that she quit two months ago flopped today. Expectedly. The Trinamool Congress could not get 50 MPs to support its motion in the Lok Sabha and the Speaker disallowed it.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 1, 2012
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today asked all political parties, including those supporting the UPA government from outside, to build pressure for roll back of hike in price of non-subsidised cooking gas.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday October 4, 2012
As the government readies to make another reforms push this evening, Mamata Banerjee has accused it of lying and looting the country. On her Facebook page, the West Bengal Chief Minister has said, "In the name of reforms, loot chalche loot (the country is being looted). To suppress it, jhoot chalche jhoot (the government is lying to the country)."