West Bengal Chief Minister

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  • Mamata lists potential collaboration areas to Scottish businessmen

    Mamata lists potential collaboration areas to Scottish businessmen

    Showcasing the state's industrial landscape among Scottish businessmen, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday charted out potential areas of collaboration ranging from engineering, services to IT and ITes, between Bengal and Scottish industries. Banerjee was present in a......

    November 17, 2017
  • Demonetisation a miracle, not scam: Union Minister Jayant Sinha

    Demonetisation a miracle, not scam: Union Minister Jayant Sinha

    Rejecting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's comments on demonetisation, Union Minister Jayant Sinha on Wednesday said the note ban announced on November 8 last year was a "miracle and not a scam". "In Bengal, under the leadership of Mamata......

    November 9, 2017
  • Mamata meets Uddhav, lauds him for doing the 'right thing'

    Mamata meets Uddhav, lauds him for doing the 'right thing'

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who on Thursday met Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray, backed his stand against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, saying it's the "right thing to do". "His political party has its own ideology. Despite being......

    November 3, 2017
  • 60 deaths due to dengue, swine flu, no need to panic: Mamata

    60 deaths due to dengue, swine flu, no need to panic: Mamata

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that 60 persons have died of dengue and swine flu in the state this year but claimed the situation was not serious enough to trigger panic. Among the 40 dengue deaths,......

    October 30, 2017
  • Mamata prepares 'bhog' for decades-old Kali Puja at home

    Mamata prepares 'bhog' for decades-old Kali Puja at home

    West Bengal chief minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee tonight performed Kali Puja at her residence at the Kalighat area in the southern part of the city. For the last three decades, the puja is being performed at her house.......

    October 19, 2017
  • Mamata congratulates Indian team for series win

    Mamata congratulates Indian team for series win

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday congratulated the Indian cricket team for beating Australia by five wickets to seal the fIve-match ODI series 3-0. "Congratulations India for winning #IndvAus series & now being Number #1 ODI #cricket team......

    September 25, 2017
  • No flood situation in Bengal as yet: Mamata

    No flood situation in Bengal as yet: Mamata

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said there is no flood-like situation in the state, which was being lashed by heavy rains although some low-lying areas in a few districts were inundated. "There is no flood-like situation in......

    July 25, 2017
  • Mamata condemns terrorist attack on Amarnath pilgrims

    Mamata condemns terrorist attack on Amarnath pilgrims

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday strongly condemned the terrorist attack that killed seven Amarnath Yatris, saying terrorism was unacceptable anywhere in the world. "Strongly condemn the attack on Amarnath yatris and the police. Terrorism unacceptable anywhere in......

    July 10, 2017
  • Mamata gives message of harmony at 'Ulto Rath Yatra'

    Mamata gives message of harmony at 'Ulto Rath Yatra'

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday gave out a message of harmony at the "Ulto Rath Yatra" or the return chariot journey of Lord Jagannath and his two siblings from their aunt's place to their home. Participating in......

    July 3, 2017
  • Bring software industries to Bengal: Mamata to Bengali diaspora

    Bring software industries to Bengal: Mamata to Bengali diaspora

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday appealed to the Bengali community here to bring software industries. "Our young generation is in the software industry which is an important sector. We have IT parks and land is also available.......

    June 22, 2017
  • Mamata's allegation about outside arms needs probe: Darjeeling MP

    Mamata's allegation about outside arms needs probe: Darjeeling MP

    Terming West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's claims of arms being brought to Darjeeling from northeastern states and foreign countries a "serious issue", Darjeeling MP S.S. Ahluwalia on Tuesday demanded a probe to check for any internal security lapses. "If......

    June 20, 2017
  • Mamata Banerjee condemns Manchester terror attack

    Mamata Banerjee condemns Manchester terror attack

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday condemned the terror attack in northern England's Manchester, terming it a cowardly act. She also expressed grief over the deaths in the suicide bombing. "Saddened with the sad news about innocent lives......

    May 23, 2017
  • One can threaten but cannot scare me: Mamata

    One can threaten but cannot scare me: Mamata

    In wake of a BJP youth wing leader announcing a bounty on her head, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said one can threaten or call her names, but cannot scare her. Without naming anyone, Banerjee said, “They......

    April 12, 2017