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Chief Minister of Indian state of West Bengal

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Mamata Banerjee: Chief Minister of Indian state of West Bengal
Mamata Banerjee is an Indian politician who has served as the 8th and current Chief Minister of West Bengal since 2011 being the first woman to hold the office. She founded the party All India Trinamool Congress in 1998 after separating from the Indian National Congress, and became its chairperson. She is often referred to as Didi.

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik hosts lunch for Amit Shah, Mamata Banerjee and Nitish Kumar

Union home minister Amit Shah and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, who have been bitter critics of each other, had a lunch together on Friday at Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik's residence, where they..
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Mamata Banerjee raises Delhi riots at EZC meet, no talks on CAA, NRC


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Mamata to meet Shah; BJP says she's making 'futile attempts' to save scam-tainted TMC leaders

The Trinamool Congress leadership was quick to return fire saying Banerjee attending the meeting was an attempt to maintain a working relationship with the Centre. Banerjee, who has been a bitter..
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'Is it the end of democracy?' Mamata pens poem condemning Delhi violence


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Mamata should submit accounts of funds spent instead of writing to PM: Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh


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Mamata Banerjee asks people to forget differences and fight against divisive forces


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Religion teaches us harmony, not divide and rule policy: Mamata Banerjee


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Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi voicing concern over 'steady reduction' of central funds


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Mamata Banerjee blames Centre’s ‘vendetta politics’ for Tapas Paul’s death

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday blamed the Centre’s “vendetta politics” for the “untimely demise” of former Trinamool Congress MP and matinee idol Tapas Paul. Paul passed away at a..
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Mamata blames Centre for Tapas Paul's death

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday alleged that "pressure" created by central agencies and "vendetta politics" led to the death of Trinamool Congress leader and actor Tapas Paul...
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Centre responsible for Tapas Pal's death: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Tapas passed away on Tuesday due to cardiac arrest. He was 61.
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Mamata Banerjee holds meeting with Bengal governor

In what seems to be a sign of reconciliation between the West Bengal government and the Raj Bhavan, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday called on Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at his official..
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'Felt bad': Mamata Banerjee on not being invited to Metro launch

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday took umbrage at not being invited to the inauguration of the East-West Metro corridor, asserting that her team had to "shed tears" to sanction the..
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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to attend Kejriwal's swearing-in ceremony

Mamata Banerjee, chief minister of West Bengal, will be among the guests at Arvind Kejriwal's swearing-in ceremony that is scheduled for February 16 in Delhi's Ramlila Maidan.
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Delhi polls: Mamata Banerjee congratulates Arvind Kejriwal

Banerjee, who is also the TMC boss, said people have rejected BJP's policies. "I have congratulated Kejriwal, people of Delhi. It is a victory of democracy," the chief minister said, in her reaction to..
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With eye on polls, Mamata govt plans free power up to 75 units

government on Monday proposed free electricity to those with quarterly consumption of up to 75 units and rolled out sops for senior citizens and unemployed youth.
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Mamata urges PM Modi to work together with opposition to revive economy

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to work together with opposition parties to get the economy back on track and refrain from the "politics of..
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WB governor Jagdeep Dhankhar upset on being denied live media coverage of assembly address

When Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was questioned on the Governor's remarks of being censored, she said, "Please ask the Speaker. It was his decision."
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PM Modi needs to work with opposition to revive economy instead of playing 'politics of vendetta': Mamata Banerjee

It is to be noted that the budget is the last full budget before the crucial 2021 state assembly polls.
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Mamata Banerjee's book on CAA sold out in book fair

A book against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act written by West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee was sold out six days after it was launched in the International Kolkata Book Fair, her publisher..
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BJP party of 'fekus': Mamata Banerjee


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Fight BJP’s ‘Dushashans’ by boycotting NPR: Mamata Banerjee


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Mamata evokes Mahabharata, history to hit out at BJP


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Over 30 people have died in West Bengal due to fear of proposed country-wide NRC: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday claimed that over 30 people have died in the state due to fear of the proposed country-wide NRC. Hitting out at the Centre, Mamata Banerjee said,..
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Counting on young generation to lead anti-CAA movement: Mamata


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Mamata Banerjee slams Yogi Adityanath for his 'goli vs boli' remark

Slamming her Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath for his recent "goli vs boli" remark, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said India was facing a "dangerous situation" as people..
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Ready for talks with PM, but first withdraw CAA: Mamata Banerjee


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West Bengal becomes 4th state to pass anti-CAA resolution

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee called the CAA a law that is “a shame to humanity and civilisation” and sought its immediate withdrawal. The state assembly passed a resolution against “the..
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Mamata Banerjee urges Congress, CPM to put aside differences, fight against 'fascist' BJP


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Mamata Banerjee wants Election Commission to reject EVM, opt for ballot paper

Banerjee had alleged that the BJP had performed well in the polls by tampering the EVM machines. Experts, however, say that tampering EVM machines through computer programming is impossible
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Netaji opposed Hindu Mahasabha's divisive politics, fought for secular India: Mamata

Demanding that his birth anniversary be declared a national holiday, Banerjee said Bose through his struggle has sent the message of respecting all faiths and the best tribute to him would be to fight..
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Mamata holds march against CAA, NRC in Darjeeling


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Mamata Banerjee leads anti-CAA march in Darjeeling hills


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To oppose CAA, Bengal calls special House meet on January 27

The Mamata Banerjee government will table a resolution against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) during a special session of the Bengal Assembly on January 27.
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2 crore Bangladeshi Muslim infiltrators in India, none will be allowed to stay: Dilip Ghosh

Last week, Ghosh had sparked controversy by threatening to shoot down those who damaged public property and accused Mamata of not taking action as "they are her voters".
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After Kerala and Punjab, West Bengal to bring resolution against CAA in state assembly

The Trinamool Congress government headed by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has urged all parties to support the resolution against the CAA.
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Amit Shah challenges Rahul Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee, Akhilesh Yadav to a debate on CAA

The BJP was conducting this campaign was to 'dispel falsities' that were being spread over the amended citizenship act.
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Didi: Bengal will pass anti-CAA resolution

"We will pass a resolution against CAA.There can be an all-opposition party meet in Kolkata.The Centre should remove all clauses in NPR that support NRC," Mamata said.
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CPM, Congress welcome Mamata's decision to bring anti-CAA resolution in Assembly

The BJP, however, maintained that such resolution against the law was "unconstitutional". Banerjee, before leaving for her north Bengal tour, said her government would pass a resolution against the..
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NPR dangerous game, states need to exercise caution: Mamata


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Mamata urges for strong police action over reports of trouble in North Bengal University

On January 7, a clash broke out between the students of Jadavpur University and police personnel near Sulekha Mor in Kolkata during a protest against the violence that took place at Jawaharlal Nehru..
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NPR dangerous game, a precursor to NRC: Mamata Banerjee


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Eminent citizens opposing CAA are Mamata Banerjee's dogs: BJP MP

Khan, who had joined the saffron party after quitting the Trinamool Congress ahead of the Lok Sabha polls in 2019, told reporters that despite knowing the facts about the Citizenship (Amendment) Act..
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Aadhaar, PAN cards not proof of citizenship: Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh has said that Aadhaar and PAN cards are not proof of citizenship. Ghosh, while addressing a pro-CAA rally here, urged people not to fall into the "trap" of Mamata..
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Mamata Banerjee not to attend governor's meeting citing preoccupations

The chief minister's office informed the governor's secretariat that on account of preoccupations on Friday, it will not be possible for Banerjee to attend the meeting, the Raj Bhavan said in a..
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Surnames do not matter in human relations, says Mamata Banerjee


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West Bengal not to take part in NPR meeting on Jan 17: Mamata Banerjee


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CAA ploy to give citizenship to those who funded BJP: Mamata Banerjee


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CAA agitators ‘shot like dogs’, says Dilip Ghosh, sparks row

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh’s comment on Sunday that “anti-CAA protesters were shot like dogs in BJP-ruled states” has kicked up a major controversy and put his party at unease. Ghosh..
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TMC first to protest against CAB, none can question its credentials: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday claimed that her party TMC was the first to voice its protest to the Parliamentary Standing Committee against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and..
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