'Second war of independence': TMC eyes citizenship bill to take on BJP ahead of state polls
Addressing a rally in Kolkata on Friday, Banerjee said she would support the bill if citizenship is given to each and every refugee, irrespective of their religion.
Ready to sit for talks with CM: WB Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar
Drama had unfolded at the Assembly on Thursday as the Governer was made to wait ...
Bengal govt to set up 'design bank' to revive silk sarees produced in the state
In order to popularise the silk products manufactured in the ...
3 TMC MLAs who switched over to BJP in touch with party: TMC sources
According to the TMC sources, within months of joining the saffron party, three TMC MLAs of North 24 Parganas have been trying to get in touch with the party top brass and have expressed their desire to return to the parent party.
Mamata Banerjee sends strong message with clean sweep
A source close to Trinamool told ET that results show that the “NRC bogey raised by BJP was a non-issue” and went against the party while Banerjee “was now avoiding the mistakes she had made earlier in tackling the BJP” ahead of the 2021 state polls. Congress was decimated in all seats, polling just 7% of the votes
Mamata Banerjee to take out thanksgiving rallies to mark TMC victory in assembly by-elections
The chief minister also said that she would begin with Kharagpur Sadar -- vacated by BJP state president Dilip Ghosh following his Lok Sabha win from Medinipur. TMC's Pradip Sarkar wrested Kharagpur Sadar seat from the BJP in last week's by-elections.
Pan India NRC is a political rhetoric of BJP, can never be a reality : Mamata
The National Register of Citizens - implemented in Assam, recently - is aimed at weeding out non-Indians; the BJP has been mulling a larger, nation-wide charter that would prune India. The move has drawn major flak from state leaders.
Misuse of Governor's post in Bengal, claims CM Mamata Banerjee
Against the backdrop of the daily confrontation between her government and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Bane...
View: Bypoll results show BJP can’t bank on Modi-Shah magic to win West Bengal
The BJP may be well entrenched in large parts of the country but — as an effective mass party — it is relatively new in Bengal. Prior to 2014 it had operated as a fringe outfit, basking in the reflected glory of the national party.
West Bengal: After win in by-polls, TMC workers ‘capture’ 4 BJP offices and paint them green
After sweeping the by-polls in West Bengal, workers of the Trinamool Congress Party (TMC) allegedly captured BJP offices in various parts of...
West Bengal govt to provide land possession to refugees, regularise their colonies: Mamata Banerjee
The displaced people will also be given land rights by the Trinamool Congress government, Banerjee said. Her statement came in the backdrop of the Centre's announcement that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) process would be carried out across the country.
BJP getting paid back for its arrogance: Mamata
Dedicating the party's victory in the Kaliaganj assembly seat by-poll to the people of West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the BJP is getting paid back for its "arrogance" and for "insulting" the people of the state.
Sonia, Mamata, Kejriwal, Stalin invited for Maha swearing-in
Congress leader Vijay Wadettiwar said that chief ministers of Congress-ruled states have been invited alongwith Mamata Banerjee, Kejriwal and Stalin. Apart from prominent political leaders, the Sena has also invited some 400 farmers, including members of families of agriculturists who committed suicide, party MP Vinayak Raut said.
Will not allow NRC in Bengal, there will be no division on the basis of religion: Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee assured people that she will never allow NRC in the state even as Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said a citizen's list on the lines of the exercise in Assam will be carried out across the country.
Sheikh Hasina, Mamata Banerjee to attend India's first Pink Ball Test match
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate India's first Day-Night Test by ringi...
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