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Mamata Banerjee

Chief Minister of West Bengal

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

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CM Mamata pays floral tribute to Rabindranath Tagore at Rabindra Sadan [Video]

CM Mamata pays floral tribute to Rabindranath Tagore at Rabindra Sadan

Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee paid floral tribute to the portrait of the poet, novelist, Rabindranath Tagore at Rabindra Sadan in Kolkata on May 09. In a recent state Assembly polls,..

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Himanta Biswa Sarma to be the Chief Minister of Assam| Oneindia News [Video]

Himanta Biswa Sarma to be the Chief Minister of Assam| Oneindia News

BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma was on Sunday elected as the next Chief Minister of Assam. India continues to battle a Tsunami of Covid cases as it recorded 4,03,738 fresh Covid cases and 4,092 deaths..

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There should be universal vaccine program throughout country: CM Mamata at WB Assembly [Video]

There should be universal vaccine program throughout country: CM Mamata at WB Assembly

During her speech at West Bengal Assembly on May 08, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee demanded universal vaccine program across the country. She said, "Rs 30,000 crores is nothing for the central..

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WB post-poll violence: 4-member MHA team arrive Raj Bhavan in Kolkata [Video]

WB post-poll violence: 4-member MHA team arrive Raj Bhavan in Kolkata

A 4-member Union Home Ministry team visited Raj Bhavan in Kolkata on May 07. MHA deputed the team to assess ground situation amid post-poll violence in Bengal. The violence has been reported in several..

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‘If minister is not safe…’: Javadekar condemns attack on Muraleedharan in Bengal [Video]

‘If minister is not safe…’: Javadekar condemns attack on Muraleedharan in Bengal

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over violence in the state. Javadekar slammed TMC over the attack on Union Minister V Muraleedharan. Earlier in the..

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CM Mamata announces compensation for victims of post-poll violence [Video]

CM Mamata announces compensation for victims of post-poll violence

As West Bengal is witnessing series of political killings following the elections results of state assembly, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on May 06 announced compensation of Rs 2 lakh each for the..

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WB post poll violence: 4-member MHA team arrives in Kolkata [Video]

WB post poll violence: 4-member MHA team arrives in Kolkata

After Mamata Banerjee-led TMC's grand victory in the West Bengal state Assembly elections, several photos and videos depicting violence of BJP workers by TMC cadres surfaced on social media and created..

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Watch: Newly elected West Bengal MLAs take oath as members of state assembly [Video]

Watch: Newly elected West Bengal MLAs take oath as members of state assembly

Newly elected MLAs of West Bengal took oath as members of the state assembly in presence of Protem Speaker Subrata Mukherjee on May 06. TMC chief Mamata Banerjee took oath as West Bengal Chief Minister..

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Mamata's silence on Bengal violence for 36 hrs speaks of her involvement: Nadda [Video]

Mamata's silence on Bengal violence for 36 hrs speaks of her involvement: Nadda

BJP president JP Nadda alleged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's involvement in post-poll violence and said her silence for 36 hours is in itself is a proof. "The manner in which massacre..

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Mamata accuses BJP of fanning violence in Bengal through 'old videos' [Video]

Mamata accuses BJP of fanning violence in Bengal through 'old videos'

As West Bengal is witnessing political violence in parts of the state soon after assembly election results were announced, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee condemned the incidents of violence, and said..

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Such atmosphere was created in 2001 when CPI(M) was making exit: Suvendu Adhikari on WB violence [Video]

Such atmosphere was created in 2001 when CPI(M) was making exit: Suvendu Adhikari on WB violence

BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari, on May 05 said that the situation in West Bengal is very serious and such an atmosphere was created in 2001 when CPI(M) was making an exit. "At that time Mamata Banerjee..

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Kapil Sibal calls PM Modi 'Goliath', Mamata 'Jhansi ki Rani' [Video]

Kapil Sibal calls PM Modi 'Goliath', Mamata 'Jhansi ki Rani'

Congress senior leader Kapil Sibal while appreciating TMC chief Mamata Banerjee's victory in West Bengal state assembly elections irrespective of what Centre government did called her 'Jhansi ki Rani.'..

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RBI governor announces stimulus package to battle Corona 2nd wave | Oneindia News [Video]

RBI governor announces stimulus package to battle Corona 2nd wave | Oneindia News

Noting that India is fighting a ferocious rise in Coronavirus cases and that India needs to ramp up its resources, the RBI Governor made several stimulus announcements on Wednesday; The Supreme Court..

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Hope CM will restore rule of law: Gov Jagdeep Dhankhar [Video]

Hope CM will restore rule of law: Gov Jagdeep Dhankhar

TMC chief Mamata Banerjee took oath as West Bengal Chief Minister on May 05 for third consecutive term in presence of Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at the Raj Bhavan in Kolkata. Congratulating Mamata..

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Mamata Banerjee takes oath as West Bengal CM [Video]

Mamata Banerjee takes oath as West Bengal CM

TMC chief Mamata Banerjee took oath as West Bengal Chief Minister on May 05 for third consecutive term. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar administered the oath at the Raj Bhavan in Kolkata. The swearing-in..

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BJP workers' petrol pump allegedly vandalised by miscreants [Video]

BJP workers' petrol pump allegedly vandalised by miscreants

After Mamata Banerjee-led TMC's grand victory in the West Bengal state Assembly elections, BJP has alleged TMC workers of political violence in several districts. Another incident came into limelight..

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8 women and 7 minority MLAs among Mamata's 43 ministers

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has struck a fine balance between experience and fresh faces, packing her council of 43 ministers with eight women and seven members from the minority community. While..
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West Bengal cabinet: Mamata Banerjee keeps Home and Health portfolios, Amit Mitra retains Finance

After as many as 43 Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders were sworn in as ministers in Mamata Banerjee's Cabinet on Monday.
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Ahead of Eid, Mamata Banerjee allows religious, cultural gatherings with 50 attendees in West Bengal

"I request that there should be no big gatherings as Azaan can be heard from home," Mamata Banerjee said.
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People paying with lives for exercising franchise, will visit violence-hit areas: West Bengal governor

Moments after administering oath to the ministers of the Mamata Banerjee government, Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday expressed concern over the situation arising out of post-poll violence in..
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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's cabinet to have 43 ministers - Check full list here

The most surprising name is of perhaps former Finance Minister Amit Mitra, who had not contested this election due to ill-health.
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Amit Mitra, 42 others set to join Mamata's 3rd cabinet

The third cabinet with Mamata Banerjee as Bengal CM, with its 43 members comprising an almost equal mix of the seasoned and the new, is set to be sworn in on Monday. While 17 senior ministers who had..
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West Bengal: Is the Left on its deathbed?

Not only had the combined Left parties drawn a blank in polls to the assembly which they had run with an overwhelming majority for 34 long years, their vote share had dwindled to a mere 5.47 per cent..
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CM Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi, requesting him to help strengthen health infrastructure in Bengal to fight Covid-19


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Mamata demands universal Covid-19 vaccine programme, says Rs 30,000 cr nothing for Centre

Launching a fresh attack on the BJP-led Central government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee demanded a universal vaccine programme for all and asserted that Rs 30,000 crore for vaccination..
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Mamata writes to PM, seeks increase in supply of medical oxygen for Covid-19 treatment

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking increased supply of medical oxygen for Covid-19 treatment. Banerjee also said that the Centre hiked..
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PM Modi did not respond to my letter over free Covid-19 vaccination, claims Mamata Banerjee


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Bengal govt not even 24 hours old and they are sending teams, says Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday slammed the Centre over sending a team to probe post-poll violence in the state and said it's not even 24 hours of the new government and they are..
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Newly elected MLAs of West Bengal sworn in

The swearing-in ceremony for the newly elected legislators in West Bengal got underway on Thursday morning, with pro-tem speaker Subrata Mukherjee administering the oath of office and secrecy to the..
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Facilitate free vaccines for all in transparent, time-bound manner, Mamata tells PM

Shortly after taking oath as the chief minister of West Bengal for the third consecutive term,Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to facilitate free vaccines..
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Mamata Banerjee sworn-in as Bengal CM for 3rd time, takes oath in Bengali

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar administered her the oath of office and secrecy at a low-key ceremony at Raj Bhawan held amid the raging Covid pandemic. Banerjee took the oath in Bengali language. Apart from..
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From wheelchair to CM's chair: Mamata Banerjee takes oath as West Bengal CM for third time

Mamata Banerjee takes oath as West Bengal CM for third time
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PM Modi calls up Bengal governor on violence, Didi smells ‘President's rule’

PM Modi spoke to Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, expressing anguish over the rise in political violence after Trinamool Congress won the election while BJP chief J P Nadda visited the state to meet..
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Post-poll violence by TMC speaks about Mamata's belief in democracy: JP Nadda

Slamming the incumbent chief minister Mamata Banerjee, BJP national president JP Nadda on Tuesday said the violence perpetrated by her party after election results in West Bengal speaks about her..
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No place for violence in democracy, Mamata Banerjee should control it: Congress


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BJP's 'arrogance' among reasons for its defeat in West Bengal polls: Shiv Sena

On Sunday, Mamata Banerjee- led TMC romped home in West Bengal, pocketing 213 of the 292 assembly seats that went to polls, while the BJP got 77 seats.
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Mamata Banerjee meets West Bengal Governor, tenders resignation as CM

The Governor congratulated Banerjee as Trinamool Congress won 213 seats in the just concluded West Bengal Assembly elections.
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Nandigram RO did not order recounting as he feared for life: Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee claimed on Monday the returning officer of Nandigram did not order recounting of votes even after she demanded it as he feared for his life.
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West Bengal election result 2021: BJP lost but made made these impressive gains

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Sunday beat the BJP in the assembly elections with a massive margin. However, despite the decisive defeat, the BJP has some..
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West Bengal poll results show Modi-Shah not invincible: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena, which shares power in Maharashtra with the NCP and Congress, did not contest the West Bengal polls, but extended its support to Mamata Banerjee.
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Can Mamata Banerjee remain chief minister despite losing Nandigram?


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Nandigram election result 2021: Big blow to Mamata Banerjee as Election Commission rejects recounting demand of TMC

he TMC claimed in its letter that certain 'preposterous' and 'illegal' things have happened during the counting of votes in Nandigram.
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Election El Clásico in Nandigram goes down to the wire

Battleground Nandigram produced an epic poll confrontation on Sunday as Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and former aide Suvendu Adhikari engaged in an attritional contest that went down to the wire, with..
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Khela Over: Mamata is Didi beyond Bengal

Mamata Banerjee on Sunday appeared to be on course to win another two-thirds majority in what was billed as the mother of all state electoral battles, decisively beating back BJP’s all-out assault..
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West Bengal Election Results: Suvendu Adhikari's car attacked by TMC workers

Adhikari defeated Mamata Banerjee from the Nandigram seat in a neck and neck fight.
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PM Modi congratulates Mamata, Vijayan, Stalin for poll win

PM Modi on Sunday congratulated West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on her party's win in the assembly polls and assured the Centre's all possible support to the state government to fulfil people's..
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West Bengal elections: Mamata emerges as 'Didi Number One' in the opposition camp

Mamata Banerjee emerged as the pre-eminent opposition leader in the country on Sunday, beating the formidable forces of the ruling BJP at the Centre-led by none other than Prime Minister Narendra Modi..
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Bengal saved India today: Mamata Banerjee on landslide victory

"It is the victory of the people of Bengal, the victory of democracy. Bengal has saved India today. This landslide victory came after fighting against several odds -- the Centre, its machinery, its..
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Mamata Banerjee defers victory rally, says handling pandemic is a priority


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PM Modi, top BJP leaders congratulate Mamata, Stalin and Vijayan for their victory in assembly polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Mamata Banerjee on winning the West Bengal assembly elections. The PM further thanked the people of Bengal for increasing Bharatiya Janata Party..
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West Bengal election result 2021: 7 reasons why Mamata Banerjee won

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Sunday registered a third consecutive victory in the state assembly election. Mamata, the TMC supremo, successively took on..
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BJP has met its match in Bengal and lost: Shashi Tharoor

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday hailed Mamata Banerjee for her "spectacular victory" in the West Bengal assembly polls and said the BJP has met its match in Bengal and lost. Tharoor,..
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Anti-incumbency takes a beating: TMC set for resounding return in Bengal, LDF in Kerala, BJP in Assam

Three states were set to beat anti-incumbency on Sunday with Mamata Banerjee emerging star of the day to lead her TMC to triumph in West Bengal for a third consecutive term while the BJP was poised for..
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West Bengal Election Result 2021 LIVE: Mamata Banerjee loses Nandigram seat to BJP's Suvendu Adhikari by 1622 votes

Nandigram witnessed a high voltage "Khela" (game of power) on April 1 in the second phase of West Bengal assembly polls.
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Rajnath Singh lauds Mamata Banerjee for 'victory' in assembly polls

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday congratulated Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, as trends suggested her party would register a thumping victory in the West Bengal assembly polls...
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West Bengal polls: Mamata Banerjee wins from Nandigram

Striving to prove that "Bangla nijer meyekei chaye" (Bengal wants its own daughter), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has won from the Nandigram constituency by a narrow margin of 1,200..
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Congratulations pour in for Mamata Banerjee as TMC edges towards victory in West Bengal


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West Bengal Assembly election 2021 Live: Poll strategist Prashant Kishor breaks silence after TMC win, says this

Mamata Banerjee's chief election strategist and head of IPAC, Prashant Kishor has said he was going to quit his 'strategising election' job.
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Mamata behind TMC's astounding performance, BJP will have to introspect: Vijayvargiya

BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Sunday credited Mamata Banerjee for the TMC's astounding performance in Bengal elections, and said his party would introspect the poll results.
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West Bengal Election Result 2021 LIVE: Kejriwal, Pawar congratulate Mamata Banerjee as TMC surges ahead of BJP

Trinamool Congress seems to have an advantage in the race in West Bengal as the party is leading on 202 seats while the BJP is leading in 78 seats.
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Mamata Banerjee's TMC will form next govt in West Bengal: Sanjay Raut

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) was ahead in 202 of the 292 seats that went to polls in West Bengal, way over the halfway mark of 147, leaving the BJP trailing far behind in 77 seats. The Shiv Sena, which..
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West Bengal polls: PDP chief congratulates Mamata Banerjee


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People of Bengal gave befitting reply to repeated attacks on Mamata Banerjee: Partha Chaterjee on poll trends


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Nandigram Election Result 2021 LIVE: CM Mamata Banerjee leads by 1500 votes over BJP's Suvendu Adhikari

After trailing for nearly six rounds, West Bengal CM amd TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee has finally grabbed lead in Nandigram.
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West Bengal Assembly Election Results 2021 LIVE Updates: Mamata Banerjee heads for big win as TMC crosses 200-mark

The early trends showed that West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee is trailing from the Nandigram seat.
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Nandigram Election Result 2021 LIVE: Suvendu Adhikari leads by 8106 votes over Mamata Banerjee

All eyes are on Nandigram as a defeat for Mamata Banerjee from this seat will decide the future course of West Bengal politics.
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