22 Feb 2019·
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First Poster of ‘Biju Babu’ Released * 30.40 Lakh Farmers Receive KALIA Assistance in Odisha * No One Can Block KALIA: Naveen * KALIA Outweighs BJP, Cong * NNKS Strike No Impact on Preparations for Matric Exam: Mass Education Secy * Odisha to Implement PM-KISAN Scheme * Naveen Dedicates Several Development Projects in Bargarh, Distributes KALIA Assistance * Over 14 Lakh Farmers Get KALIA Assistance in Second Phase * NNKS Strike Gets Tepid Response, Thanks to KALIA * Naveen Keeps His Words, Set to Pledge Rs 2036.68 Crore Projects for Bijepur Today * Bomikhal Flyover Opens to Public * Odisha Govt. Orders Preventive Measures for Tomorrow's Strike * Jharsuguda BJD Banks Upon Collective  Leadership * Yogi Adityanath is a Liar: BJD * Bonanza for Docs in Odisha, Naveen Approves 3 Assured Promotions * Modi's Faulty Eco Policies Spurred Unemployment: BJD * Despite Odisha Govt’s Appeal, Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan Refuses to Call Off Strike * CM Launches Several Development Projects in Puri * Major Setback to Anil Ambani, Held Guilty of Contempt, to Pay Rs. 453 Crore in 4 Weeks, Else 3 Months Jail * Naveen Calls For Reaffirming Pledge to Uphold Principles on World Day of Social Justice * CM to Dedicate Bomikhal Flyover in Bhubaneswar Today * CM to Visit Puri Today * Tremors Felt in Delhi-NCR Region * NNKS Protest: BJP, Congress Playing with Students’ Future in Odisha, Says BJD * Swasthya Mitras to Help Patients in Private Hospitals

Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee Ends Three-Day Dharna

Mamata Banerjee Ends Three-Day Dharna

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today ended her three-day sit-in protest against the CBI’s action to raid the house of Kolkata Police Commissioner in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam.
Mamata Intensifies Attack on Modi Govt, Releases Letter Claiming BJP Leader Himanta Sarma’s Involvement in Saradha Fund Scam

Mamata Intensifies Attack on Modi Govt, Releases Letter Claiming BJP Leader Himanta Sarma’s Involvement in Saradha Fund Scam

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today intensified her attack on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central Government and the CBI alleging that the investigating agency went soft on its probe against leaders after they joined the BJP.
Mamata to Consult Odisha CM over Dharna against CBI Action

Mamata to Consult Odisha CM over Dharna against CBI Action

Trinamool Congress supremo and west Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that she would consult with her Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik over continuation of dharna staged by her since Sunday night protesting CBI action in the State.
Apex Court Orders No Arrest for Kolkata Police Chief, Asks Kumar to Appear Before CBI

Apex Court Orders No Arrest for Kolkata Police Chief, Asks Kumar to Appear Before CBI

The Supreme Court today asked the Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to appear before the CBI in Shillong, make available all evidence and cooperate with investigations into chit fund scams in West Bengal.
Tens of Thousands Attend Bengal's Mega Anti-BJP Rally

Tens of Thousands Attend Bengal's Mega Anti-BJP Rally

Kolkata: Tens of thousands of enthusiastic workers and supporters, including a man on a wheelchair, attended the mega anti-BJP rally at the historic Brigade Parade ground here on Saturday raising their voices against Prime Minister Narendra Modi
“United India” Rally: 2019 Elections To Be India's Second Freedom Struggle,  Says Stalin

“United India” Rally: 2019 Elections To Be India's Second Freedom Struggle,  Says Stalin

New Delhi:DMK President M.K. Stalin on Saturday said the "only goal" of all the secular parties is to throw out the Narendra Modi government at the Centre in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, which will be the "country's second freedom struggle" and only option to save the nation by defeating BJP with an united opposition front
BJD Likely to Skip 'United Opposition Rally' in Kolkata

BJD Likely to Skip 'United Opposition Rally' in Kolkata

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal is unlikely to participate in the "united opposition rally" in Kolkata in pursuance of its policy of keeping equal distance from both the BJP and the Congress, a BJD leader said on Friday
Babu Shuts Door for CBI into Andhra, Didi Hails Decision, Big Blow to Modi

Babu Shuts Door for CBI into Andhra, Didi Hails Decision, Big Blow to Modi

Amravati: In an unprecedented development, the Andhra Pradesh Government has taken a decision to restrict the entry of of the CBI officials into the State for any kind of inquiry against the employees and officers of the Central government institutions.
Mamata Remembers Revolutionary Filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak

Mamata Remembers Revolutionary Filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday paid tribute to revolutionary filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak on his 93rd birth anniversary.
Bengal to Add 100 Acres to Silicon Valley Hub in Kolkata: Mamata

Bengal to Add 100 Acres to Silicon Valley Hub in Kolkata: Mamata

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said the state government would add another 100 acres to the Silicon Valley Hub in the city after getting an overwhelmed response from four IT companies acquiring about 74 acres of the existing 100 acres, initially earmarked for the project.
Mamata Rings The Bell of KIFF on SRK's Birthday

Mamata Rings The Bell of KIFF on SRK's Birthday

Kolkata: Wishing Shah Rukh Khan on his birthday, West Bengal Chief Minister on Friday expressed her elation to meet him at the Kolkata International Film Festival(KIFF).
Mamata Condemns Tinsukia Killings, Trinamool to Hold Protest Rallies

Mamata Condemns Tinsukia Killings, Trinamool to Hold Protest Rallies

Kolkata: Strongly condemning the gunning down of five people in Assam's Tinsukia district, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday demaned the punishment of the perpetrators at the earliest.
Mamata Remembers Indira Gandhi on Her Death Anniversary

Mamata Remembers Indira Gandhi on Her Death Anniversary

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday paid tributes to Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary and lauded the former Prime Minister's contribution to the nation's economic development.
November Meeting To Outline Blueprint For January's Anti-BJP Rally: Trinamool

November Meeting To Outline Blueprint For January's Anti-BJP Rally: Trinamool

Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress will hold a meeting with all its party MPs, MLAs and senior leaders on November 16 to chalk out a blueprint for a proposed anti-BJP rally to be held here on January 19, 2019, a party official said on Thursday.
CBI Is BJP Bureau of Investigation: Mamata Banerjee

CBI Is BJP Bureau of Investigation: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata: Commenting on the ongoing CBI controversy, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday renamed the central investigation agency as the "BJP Bureau of Investigation".
Two Dead, 12 Injured in Stampede at Bengal Railway Foot Overbridge

Two Dead, 12 Injured in Stampede at Bengal Railway Foot Overbridge

Kolkata: Two persons died and a dozen others, including two children, injured in a stampede at a railway foot overbridge at Santragachhi station in Howrah on Tuesday, police said.
Bengal Parties Accuse Centre Of Using CBI as 'Political Tool'

Bengal Parties Accuse Centre Of Using CBI as 'Political Tool'

Kolkata: Amid the bickering at the top in the CBI that saw the agency arrest one of its senior officials, anti-BJP parties in West Bengal on Monday accused the Modi government of reducing the agency into a "political tool".
Mamata Pays Tribute to INA Soldiers

Mamata Pays Tribute to INA Soldiers

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday paid tribute to all the brave soldiers of Indian National Army (INA) on the 75th anniversary of the formation of the Azad Hind Government.
Bengal Ensures Food Security for Over 8.5 cr People: Mamata

Bengal Ensures Food Security for Over 8.5 cr People: Mamata

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the state ensured food security for more than 8.5 crore people through its "Khadya Sathi" scheme.
Chandrababu Naidu, KCR, Omar Abdullah to be Present in Mamata's Anti-BJP Rally

Chandrababu Naidu, KCR, Omar Abdullah to be Present in Mamata's Anti-BJP Rally

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced the formation of a "publicity campaign committee" for her party's mega anti-BJP rally to be held here on January 19 and said several top opposition leaders from across the country have already confirmed their presence in the rally
Mamata Asks Police to Intensify Vigil Ahead of Festive Season

Mamata Asks Police to Intensify Vigil Ahead of Festive Season

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday urged police officers to step up vigil in their respective areas to prevent untoward incidents ahead of the festive season.
Mamata Congratulates New CJI

Mamata Congratulates New CJI

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday congratulated Justice Ranjan Gogoi who was sworn in as the 46th Chief Justice of India earlier in the day.
Mevani Meets Mamata, Calls to Rally Against BJP

Mevani Meets Mamata, Calls to Rally Against BJP

Kolkata: Gujarat Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani on Monday called on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and urged all "pro-poor progressive forces" to keep aside their ideological differences and come together to battle the BJP in the Lok Sabha polls next year.
Bengal CM Warns of Stern Action Against Hooliganism

Bengal CM Warns of Stern Action Against Hooliganism

Kolkata: Peeved over the vandalism during the BJP-sponsored 12-hour shutdown in West Bengal on Wednesday, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee warned that police will take stern action against those who indulged in hooliganism and violence.
Mamata Questions BJP on Lynching, Farmers' Suicide

Mamata Questions BJP on Lynching, Farmers' Suicide

Milan: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday questioned the BJP about the lynchings and encounter killings in Uttar Pradesh, and the suicides of hundreds of farmers in Maharashtra and Rajasthan.
SC Aadhaar Verdict Vindicates My Stand: Mamata

SC Aadhaar Verdict Vindicates My Stand: Mamata

Milan: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court judgement upholding its validity but restricting it to disbursement of social benefits, saying it vindicates her stand.
People Deserve to know what Happened to Netaji: Mamata

People Deserve to know what Happened to Netaji: Mamata

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said people deserve to know exactly what happened to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose after the Taihoku air crash in 1945.
Mamata to Visit Germany, Italy to Woo Investors to Bengal

Mamata to Visit Germany, Italy to Woo Investors to Bengal

Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said she will visit Germany and Italy to attract overseas investments to West Bengal.
Mamata Congratulates Justice Gogoi on Appointment as CJI

Mamata Congratulates Justice Gogoi on Appointment as CJI

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday congratulated Justice Ranjan Gogoi after he was appointed the next Chief Justice of India (CJI).
Majerhat Bridge Collapse Report on Friday: Mamata

Majerhat Bridge Collapse Report on Friday: Mamata

Kolkata: The preliminarily report on the Majherhat bridge collapse will be submitted on Friday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Thursday, promising strong action against persons held responsible for the cave-in.
Centre Refutes Denying Permission to Mamata to Visit Chicago

Centre Refutes Denying Permission to Mamata to Visit Chicago

New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday said it did not deny permission to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to visit Chicago on 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekanandas historic speech.
Ramakrishna Mission Was Told to Cancel My Chicago Programme: Mamata

Ramakrishna Mission Was Told to Cancel My Chicago Programme: Mamata

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday alleged that "evil forces" threatened the Ramakrishna Mission, forcing it to cancel her trip to Chicago to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekanandas historic speech there.
Mamata Government Reduces Fuel Tax by Re 1 Per Litre

Mamata Government Reduces Fuel Tax by Re 1 Per Litre

Kolkata: Urging the Centre to reduce the cess on fuel prices, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced that her government has decided to reduce the tax on petrol and diesel by Re 1 per litre.
Vivekananda's Chicago Speech Still Relevant: Mamata

Vivekananda's Chicago Speech Still Relevant: Mamata

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the message of universal brotherhood delivered by Swami Vivekananda at the Parliament of Religions in Chicago on this day 125 years back was still relevant.
'Bandh' should be Last Resort: Mamata on Opposition Shutdown

'Bandh' should be Last Resort: Mamata on Opposition Shutdown

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday reiterated her party's support to the issues raised by the Congress against the Narendra Modi government but said calling a shutdown should be the last resort as it leads to wastage of money and man-days.
Observe all Festivals Peacefully, don't Believe in Rumours: Mamata

Observe all Festivals Peacefully, don't Believe in Rumours: Mamata

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged the people to celebrate the upcoming Durga Puja and observe the Muslim religious occasion of Muharram besides other festivities peacefully and not pay attention to any rumours, while warning them against the culture of riots.
Bengal's Durga Puja Committees to get Rs 10,000 each: CM

Bengal's Durga Puja Committees to get Rs 10,000 each: CM

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced a grant of Rs 10,000 and waiver of licence fee for each of the 28,000 Durga Puja committees across the state.
Will Hold Protest Rallies on September 10 in Bengal: TMC

Will Hold Protest Rallies on September 10 in Bengal: TMC

Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress on Friday said it supported the issues raised by political parties that had called for a nationwide shutdown on September 10, adding that it will however hold protest rallies in West Bengal as it is against strikes since these lead to waste of working hours.
Swapna urges Bengal Government for Accommodation in Kolkata

Swapna urges Bengal Government for Accommodation in Kolkata

Kolkata: Swapna Barman, who recently became India's first-ever heptathlete to win a gold medal at the Asian Games, on Friday hoped the West Bengal government would help her get a house in the city as she does not have a permanent address here.
Mamata Calls Meeting to Assess Health of Bengal Bridges

Mamata Calls Meeting to Assess Health of Bengal Bridges

Kolkata: Following the partial collapse of a south Kolkata bridge, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday called a meeting with the state Public Works Department and the Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority officials and sought a detailed health report of the bridges here, a state government official said.
Mamata Remembers Mother Teresa on 21st Death Anniversary

Mamata Remembers Mother Teresa on 21st Death Anniversary

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday remembered Mother Teresa on her 21st death anniversary.
Rajnath Assures Mamata of Centre's Help After Bridge Collapse

Rajnath Assures Mamata of Centre's Help After Bridge Collapse

New Delhi: Hours after a bridge collapse in Kolkata on Tuesday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh called up West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and assured her of the Centre's assistance, "if needed".
One Dead in Kolkata Bridge Collapse, Mamata Announces Probe

One Dead in Kolkata Bridge Collapse, Mamata Announces Probe

Kolkata: A portion of a 40-year-old bridge collapsed in South Kolkata on Tuesday, crushing a man to death and leaving 19 injured and several vehicles damaged.
Mamata Forms Special Committee for Darjeeling's Development

Mamata Forms Special Committee for Darjeeling's Development

Darjeeling: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced the formation of a special committee to explore the scope of development in the Darjeeling hills and stressed on the importance to boost the tourism sector in the region.
Mamata Leaves for Three-Day Visit to Bengal's Darjeeling

Mamata Leaves for Three-Day Visit to Bengal's Darjeeling

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday left for a three-day trip to the Darjeeling hills where she would hold a string of meetings including an administrative review of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), the development board in the region, an official said.
Vijender Urges Bengal CM to Increase Swapna's Cash Award

Vijender Urges Bengal CM to Increase Swapna's Cash Award

New Delhi: Ace boxer Vijender Singh on Monday urged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to increase the cash award of Rs 10 lakh which her government has promised India's first-ever Asian Games gold medal winner in heptathlon.
Bengal Aiming to Reduce under Nutrition by 2020: Mamata

Bengal Aiming to Reduce under Nutrition by 2020: Mamata

Kolkata: Observing the National Nutrition Week, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said that the state government has adopted a multi-sectoral strategy to reduce under nutrition and anaemia among women and children in a targeted manner by 2020.
Bengal Plans to come up with Policy for Sportspersons

Bengal Plans to come up with Policy for Sportspersons

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said the state is planning to roll out a sports policy so as to provide benefits to promising sportspersons.
Mamata Criticises Centre Over Economic Situation

Mamata Criticises Centre Over Economic Situation

Kolkata: Voicing concern over the falling rupee and rising fuel prices, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said there is a "dangerous situation" for the common people.
Mamata Remembers Martyrs of Bengal's Food Crisis Movement

Mamata Remembers Martyrs of Bengal's Food Crisis Movement

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday remembered the martyrs of the 1959 Khadya Andolan and said her government has ensured food security for 90 per cent of the state's population.
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