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Mamata Banerjee

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 is serving 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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Many leaders from TMC will join BJP, in touch with few of them: Kailash Vijayvargiya [Video]

Many leaders from TMC will join BJP, in touch with few of them: Kailash Vijayvargiya

After TMC leader Suvendu Adhikari resigned as Bengal Transport Minister, National general secretary of BJP, Kailash Vijayvargiya said he is welcomed in the party. "Suvendu (Adhikari) ji was upset with..

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'Mamata scared; turning Bengal into Bangladesh': BJP attacks TMC | WB election [Video]

'Mamata scared; turning Bengal into Bangladesh': BJP attacks TMC | WB election

Dilip Ghosh, president of BJP's West Bengal unit, trained his guns on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as the poll campaign picks up pace. Ghosh said Banerjee gets terrified whenever senior BJP leaders..

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Dilip Ghosh slams Mamata, says she gets scared when BJP leaders come from Delhi in WB [Video]

Dilip Ghosh slams Mamata, says she gets scared when BJP leaders come from Delhi in WB

West Bengal's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Dilip Ghosh on November 27 slammed state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee by saying that she gets scared when BJP leaders come from Delhi in WB. He said,..

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‘Love & jihad don't go hand-in-hand’: TMC MP Nusrat Jahan slams BJP [Video]

‘Love & jihad don't go hand-in-hand’: TMC MP Nusrat Jahan slams BJP

Trinamool Congress’ Lok Sabha MP Nusrat Jahan has spoken on the ‘Love-Jihad’ law that has been proposed by some BJP ruled states. ‘Love is personal. Love and jihad can't go hand in hand. Who I..

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Watch: Bihar, Bengal CM celebrate Chhath Puja; devotees at ghats [Video]

Watch: Bihar, Bengal CM celebrate Chhath Puja; devotees at ghats

Thousands of devotees assembled at Assi Ghat on Friday in Varanasi to celebrate Chhath Puja. People were seen wearing traditional attires and offered prayers at the ghats. This year, the festival is..

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Chhath Puja celebrated in Kolkata, CM Mamata visits Takta Ghat [Video]

Chhath Puja celebrated in Kolkata, CM Mamata visits Takta Ghat

Devotees on day third of Chhath Puja gathered at Takta Ghat in Kolkata. CM Mamata Banerjee also attended the Puja. Rituals were performed, and prayers were offered to sun god. Devotees took holy dip on..

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'Will win elections with majority of over 200 seats in WB': Babul Supriyo [Video]

'Will win elections with majority of over 200 seats in WB': Babul Supriyo

As assembly polls in West Bengal near, Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo expressed confidence over party's chances to win in the state. "The people of West Bengal are with us. If Mamata Didi..

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23rd Jan must be declared as 'Patriot's Day': SC Bose's grand-nephew [Video]

23rd Jan must be declared as 'Patriot's Day': SC Bose's grand-nephew

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has written to PM Narendra Modi to declare 23rd January, the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, as a national holiday and "take decisive steps..

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CM Mamata pays last respects to actor Soumitra Chatterjee [Video]

CM Mamata pays last respects to actor Soumitra Chatterjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid last respects to actor Soumitra Chatterjee, at Rabindra Sadan in Kolkata on November 15. Chatterjee, aged 85, passed away on Sunday afternoon. He was..

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‘Development our agenda but…’: BJP's Amit Malviya on 2021 Bengal poll strategy [Video]

‘Development our agenda but…’: BJP's Amit Malviya on 2021 Bengal poll strategy

After having emerged as the largest party in the NDA in Bihar with 78 seats, the BJP is now shifting focus to West Bengal and other states where polls are scheduled in 2021. Hindustan Times’ Aditi..

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Autocratic, fascist Mamata govt will be shown the door after elections: Tejasvi Surya [Video]

Autocratic, fascist Mamata govt will be shown the door after elections: Tejasvi Surya

BJP Yuva Morcha president Tejasvi Surya on November 09 called Mamata Banerjee government "autocratic, dictatorship and fascist", adding that the 'didi' government will exit from West Bengal after the..

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Shah slams Mamata, says TMC chief didn't shy away from corruption even during COVID-19 [Video]

Shah slams Mamata, says TMC chief didn't shy away from corruption even during COVID-19

Home Minister Amit Shah on November 06 slammed Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee by saying All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief didn't shy away from corruption even during COVID-19 and..

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‘Give BJP a chance, promising sonar bangla in 5 years’: Home Minister Amit Shah [Video]

‘Give BJP a chance, promising sonar bangla in 5 years’: Home Minister Amit Shah

Launching a strong attack on Mamata Banerjee over "hollow promises" and "corruption", Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday expressed confidence that BJP will form government in West Bengal with over 200..

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We'll support Mamata in 2021 election, BJP didn't fulfil commitments: GJM Chief [Video]

We'll support Mamata in 2021 election, BJP didn't fulfil commitments: GJM Chief

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung on November 05 announced that the party will support Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee in 2021 Legislative Assembly elections in the state...

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'Mamata govt halted benefits of over 80 central schemes for poor': Amit Shah [Video]

'Mamata govt halted benefits of over 80 central schemes for poor': Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah paid tribute to freedom fighter Birsa Munda in Bankura. He is on a two-day visit to the state. During his visit, Shah said, "I can see in the eyes of people the hope for..

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BJP to reach 1 crore households across Bengal to highlight Mamata govt's 'failures'

The BJP will launch a campaign to highlight alleged misdeeds of the Trinamool Congress dispensation in response to the Mamata Banerjee government's 'Duare Sarkar' programme, the party's state president..
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TMC rebel meets Mamata's kin and PK, sparks speculation

TMC functionaries said that Suvendu had been “requested” to be present at Mamata’s Midnapore rally next week and was promised that he would have “an important role to play in selection of..
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Where has PM-CARES Fund money gone, asks Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused the Centre of using central agencies to bulldoze the countrys federal structure and sought to know where is the money of Prime Minister's..
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We will support Mamata Banerjee in assembly polls: GJM's Roshan Giri


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Mamata Banerjee plans holding op on Suvendu’s turf


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TMC MLAs have lost faith in Mamata govt: Dilip Ghosh


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Bengal: Twin setback for TMC as MLA joins BJP, minister quits Mamata cabinet


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TMC heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari quits Mamata's cabinet: Bengal BJP says 'we have kept our doors open'

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, who faces one of the most challenging elections of her polical carrer, on Friday suffered another setback as senior Trinamool Congress leader Suvendu..
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Netaji has been neglected for long, attempts being made to change history: Mamata


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BJP a party of outsiders, has no place in Bengal: Mamata


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Don't misunderstand party : Mamata Banerjee to disgruntled TMC leaders


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Even if BJP arrests me, I will ensure TMC victory in polls from jail: Mamata

Calling the BJP "garbage of lies" and "biggest curse of the nation", West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday dared the saffron party to arrest her and asserted she will ensure TMC..
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Bengal will work with Centre to implement Covid-19 vaccination programme: Mamata to PM

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday assured Prime Minister Narendra Modi that her government is fully prepared to work with the Centre and all other stakeholders for the speedy..
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PM-CM COVID meet: Arvind Kejriwal blames spike on pollution, Mamata Banerjee demands GST dues

To take stock of the COVID situation in the country, PM Narendra Modi held the first leg of the PM-CM meet with the CMs of the 8 worst-hit states.
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Bengal Covid-19 situation being addressed aptly: Mamata to PM

The prime minister reviewed the Covid-19 situation in various states through video conferencing with chief ministers. Banerjee is learnt to have reminded Modi of the non- payment of Goods and Services..
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Mamata Banerjee attacks Amit Shah at Bankura event, says lunch with tribal family is a photo op

The CM of Bengal alleged that Amit Shah had not eaten the food prepared by the tribal family, and the food was brought from outside.
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WB Assembly polls 2021: AIMIM Chief Owaisi proposes pre-poll pact to Mamata Banerjee's TMC

After winning five seats in the recently concluded Bihar Assembly elections, US-educated lawyer and four-term MP from Hyderabad, Owaisi has announced his party will contest the upcoming Bengal Assembly..
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TMC to launch new outreach campaign with eye on 2021 state poll

With an eye on the 2021 state poll, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee will launch a new mass outreach campaign later this month to reach out to the people with the developmental work of TMC government in..
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Mamata Banerjee urges PM Modi to declare Netaji's birthday on January 23 as national holiday

In a letter to PM Modi, she also requested the Central Government to take decisive steps to find out what happened to Netaji's mysterious disappearance.
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BJP working on ground to defeat Mamata, over 83% polling booths already covered: Bengal BJP chief

The BJP has expanded its presence to over 83% of polling booths in West Bengal and has divided the state in five zones - Medinipur, north Bengal, Kolkata, Nabadwip and Rahr Bongo- for the upcoming..
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Mamata Banerjee seeks Prime Minister's help in containing rising prices of onions, potatoes

Mamata Banerjee wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene as the exclusion of onions and potatoes from the essential commodities list have encouraged vendors to hoard.
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Mamata seeks PM's intervention to control prices of essential commodities, asks for restoring states' power


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Mamata should come out with white paper on killings, CAA will be implemented : Amit Shah

Union home minister Amit Shah on Friday asked chief minister Mamata Banerjee to come out with a white paper on the political killings in the state and wondered why the state government has not sent the..
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Can sense public anger against Mamata government: Amit Shah in Bengal


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Over 80 schemes of Centre blocked by Mamata govt in West Bengal: Amit Shah

Ahead of the 2021 Assembly elections in West Bengal, Shah has arrived in the state to take stock of the party's organisational matters.
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Ahead of the WB Assembly polls, BJP-TMC eye the Matua and refugee votes, offer sops to woo them

WB Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has granted land rights to 25,000 refugee families living in the state. Banerjee also allotted 10 crore rupees and 5 crore rupees grant for the Matua Development Board..
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Mamata likely to meet GJM faction leader Tamang next week


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CAA to be implemented soon, TMC believes in divide and rule politics: Nadda

BJP national president J P Nadda on Monday said the execution of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) has been delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic and asserted that the law would be implemented soon...
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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina sends Durga Puja gifts to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

The gifts were sent to West Bengal through the Benapole checkpost in Jashore early on Sunday, and Bangladesh's Deputy High Commissioner in Kolkata delivered them to the West Bengal Chief Minister's..
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Jagdeep Dhankhar asks Mamata Banerjee to withdraw case against Balvinder Singh

Asserting that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee needs to send human rights and Rule of Law friendly signals, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday asked her to withdraw the case against..
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Will virtually inaugurate Durga pujas this year: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she would be virtually inaugurating Durga pujas this year from the state secretariat.
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BJP an evil force, biggest pandemic: Mamata Banerjee

"On one hand, you have Covid-19, dengue and on the other, you have the BJP, the biggest pandemic. It is an evil force. In Bengal, if you are into politics, you have to abide by certain norms that are..
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Mamata urges people to strictly adhere to Covid-19 regulations during the festive season


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Miffed over turban issue, Harbhajan Singh urges Mamata Banerjee to look into it


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Mamata invokes SC ruling to block BJP march, street battles rage in Kolkata


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Nabanno Chalo: BJP slams Bengal police for using 'chemical-filled' water cannons, Mamata govt refutes charges

The BJP on Thursday slammed the West Bengal government led by Mamata Banerjee for its ''brutal crackdown'' on BJP workers and alleged that the water cannons used by the cops to disperse the peaceful..
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Bengal BJP workers clash with police during 'Nabanna Chalo' protest march, crowd dispersed with lathi-charge

During the saffron party's 'Nabanna Chalo' protest march against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's government, there were clashes between Bharatiya Janata Party workers and West Bengal..
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Truck originating from other states potential carriers of coronavirus: Mamata Banerjee


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Law and order nosediving alarmingly in Bengal: Governor Dhankhar

"Alarming nosediving law and order scenario... I have conveyed my concern of the present alarming scenario to the new Chief Secretary of the state," the Governor tweeted while tagging the official..
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Local BJP leader shot dead in West Bengal, governor summons Mamata Banerjee, DGP

According to eyewitnesses, the assailants came on motorcycles and their faces were covered with masks and helmets.
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BJP is 'biggest pandemic': Mamata Banerjee lashes out at UP govt, Centre over Hathras incident

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday ordered a CBI probe into the Hathras incident.
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BJP, 'biggest pandemic': Mamata Banerjee at protest rally on Hathras


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Dalits are being tortured most, dictatorship going on in the country: Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday launched a scathing attack on the BJP-led government at the Centre for running a "dictatorship" in the country and said the saffron party is a..
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BJP leader Anupam Hazra who threatened to hug Mamata Banerjee if infected with COVID-19, tests positive for virus

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Secretary from West Bengal Anupam Hazra who had dared to hug West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee if infected with cornavirus, tested postive for the virus..
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Amit Shah, JP Nadda meet Bengal BJP leaders, 'seek feedback' on Mamata govt


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Like Sita had to give 'Agni Pariksha', Hathras woman's body was put on pyre: Mamata


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Will take decision on reopening schools after mid-November: Mamata Banerjee

In an administrative review meeting in North Bengal, Mamata Banerjee said a decision in this regard will be taken after Kali puja on November 14. All schools have been shut in Bengal since March 16,..
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Centre accountable to people, shocking it said no data was available: Mamata

Asserting that every citizen has the right to information, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday hit out at the central government for not providing answers to "most questions" during..
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BJP leader says will hug Mamata if infected by coronavirus, police complaint filed

Newly-appointed BJP national secretary Anupam Hazra has said that he would hug chief minister Mamata Banerjee if he is infected by the coronavirus to make her feel the pain of the families of Covid-19..
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