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8th and the current Chief Minister of West Bengal, India

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Mamata Banerjee: 8th and the current Chief Minister of West Bengal, India
Mamata Banerjee is an Indian politician who is serving as the eighth and current chief minister of the Indian state of West Bengal since 20 May 2011, the first woman to hold the office. Having served many times as a Union Cabinet Minister, Mamata Banerjee became the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the first time in 2011. She founded the All India Trinamool Congress 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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Mamata Banerjee doesn't indulge in divisive politics: Netaji's grandnephew


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Delhi, Gujarat cops illegally 'seized' Banga Bhavan footage: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee accused the Delhi and Gujarat police on Monday of entering Banga Bhavan, the primary accommodation of state seniors and guests in Delhi, on Saturday and..
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Bengal facing discrimination over MGNREGA fund disbursement: Mamata Banerjee


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Didi can be PM, says Amartya; 'no vacancy', retorts BJP

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen's statement that Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee "had the ability" to be the next PM, followed by Banerjee's response that his advice was "like an order" to her, drew sharp..
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Mamata Banerjee locks horn with Centre over team to check PMAY housing scheme


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Won't bother bereaved PM with state's dues now: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she will not bother Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the state's financial dues in his moment of personal grief as he lost his mother last..
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Bereaved PM flags off Bengal projects virtually, Didi urges him to 'take rest'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday launched Rs 7,600 crore worth of rail and infrastructure projects in Bengal through videoconferencing shortly after performing his mother Heeraba's last rites in..
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'Your mother means our mother': Mamata Banerjee to PM Modi


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Mamata Banerjee refuses to sit on dais at Howrah station

Banerjee seemed upset by the loud sloganeering from a section of the invited crowd at the railway station. Attempts by railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and governor C V Ananda Bose to pacify her did..
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TMC, BJP trade jibes over cancellation of Arijit gig

Leaders of West Bengal’s Trinamool Congress and Opposition BJP exchanged barbs on Thursday over the cancellation of a scheduled concert of singer Arijit Singh in New Town area near Kolkata. BJP..
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BJP-led Centre neglected Meghalaya, NE: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday alleged that the BJP government at the Centre has neglected Meghalaya and other northeastern states.
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Mamata Banerjee calls Gokhale a ‘bright man’, says he was arrested for tweeting against Modi


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This is BJP's vindictive attitude, says Mamata Banerjee on TMC leader's arrest over tweet on PM Modi

The arrest of TMC national spokesperson Saket Gokhale over a tweet about Prime Minister Narendra Modi smacks of the BJP government's "vindictive attitude", party chief Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday.
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PM Modi chairs key all-party meet to strategise 2023 G20 summit, several CMs in attendance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday chaired an all-party meeting at the Rashtrapati Bhavan to solicit suggestions for the G20 summit next year.West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, her Odisha..
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Centre could have used any national symbol other than lotus for G20 logo: Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday stated that the controversy over the use of lotus in the G20 logo is "not a non-issue" but she would refrain from raising it as the matter, if..
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KCR likely to skip; Mamata, Stalin to attend all-party meet on G20 presidency

As India takes over the presidency of the G20 for one year from December 1, 2022, heads of political parties will attend a meeting convened by the central government tomorrow to discuss the way..
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West Bengal: CM Mamata Banerjee makes surprise visit to remote village, interacts with villagers


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Mamata Banerjee likely to officially announce 2 new districts on Tuesday

"All the necessary work to create the two new districts has been completed. The CM is likely to announce the names tomorrow in Hingalganj during the administrative meeting," an official told PTI. The..
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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee meets Suvendu Adhikari over tea at her assembly chamber

The meeting came close on the heels of Adhikari complaining that his name was not included in the invitation letter for the 'Constitution Day' programme in the assembly. The BJP leader had also said..
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Mamata Banerjee to travel to Delhi on December 5 for G20 meet called by PM

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said she will travel to New Delhi on December 5 to take part in a meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on preparations for the G20..
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Mamata Banerjee likely to meet PM Narendra Modi on December 5

Mamata Banerjee had recently written to PM Modi expressing her concern over the continuous erosion by Ganga river in Malda, Murshidabad and Nadia districts and requested the Prime Minister to advise..
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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi, requests to formulate plan to control Ganga erosion


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Central agencies quick to act against opposition but not against BJP: Mamata Banerjee


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Centre should do away with GST if it can't clear our dues: Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee


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Kolkata CM Mamata Banerjee apologises for TMC minister's remark on President Droupadi Murmu's looks

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Monday apologised for her minister Akhil Giri's comments on President Droupadi Murmu's looks. "TMC condemns Giri's comments. The party does not make personal remarks..
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Arms being smuggled to create unrest in north Bengal: Mamata Banerjee


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BJP 'using' CAA with eye on Gujarat polls: Mamata Banerjee


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Mamata Banerjee joins Koo


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People of Punjab, Bengal took lead in fight against British rule: Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said people from Punjab and West Bengal had taken the lead in the fight against British rule. The CM, participating in a ceremony to commemorate the..
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Mamata, Modi and the case of Gobindobhog


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Judicial commission under SC should look into Gujarat bridge collapse: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said there should be a judicial commission under the Supreme Court to look into the Gujarat bridge collapse, which left at least 130 people dead...
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When two politicians meet, some politics usually discussed: Mamata on her meeting with Stalin


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Renewed attempt for national arena? Mamata Banerjee to meet MK Stalin today, Lok Sabha poll strategy high on ageda

Political observers are seeing this way beyond just a courtesy meeting and rather a renewed attempt by Banerjee to become the face of the opposition.
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‘Is it act of god or act of fraud?’, Congress trolls PM Modi over Gujarat bridge collapse

The Congress has trolled Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the collapse of a hanging bridge in Morbi in election-bound Gujarat even though its leader Rahul Gandhi refused to “politicise” the issue...
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Democratic power is being seized by one section: Mamata Banerjee


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Powers being seized by a section, may lead to presidential form of govt: Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee


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Cyclone Sitrang: IMD issues red alert for THESE four Northeast states, heavy to extremely heavy rain likely

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Monday appealed to people to "stay alert" as there is a high chance of rain today due to cyclone Sitrang.
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West Bengal flash flood: PM Modi, Mamata Banerjee announce ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for victims' kin

PM Modi and Mamata Banerjee granted ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to next of kin of the victims, who died in Bengal's Jalpaiguri during idol immersion.
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Court: Bengal doorstep ration scheme has no legal sanction

The Calcutta HC Wednesday held the Mamata Banerjee government's "Duare (doorstep) ration scheme" a "nullity in the eyes of the law" as it ran contrary to National Food Security Act.
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Mamata Banerjee may be arrested soon, claims West Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar

"Mamata Banerjee may be arrested by December. 41 TMC people's names are with top leadership. The government will fall in December," said West Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar. BJP leader and film star..
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WB CM Mamata begins Durga Puja festivities by marking her debut as singer

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee began the Durga Puja festivities on Mahalaya by debuting as a singer in her latest album of special songs, titled ‘Utsaver Gaan’, released on Sunday.
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Durga puja celebrations should not inconvenience anyone: Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said Durga Puja committees in the state must take measures to ensure that pedestrian and vehicular traffic movement are regulated well without..
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'Bengal govt banned Durga Puja, now taking credit for UNESCO honour': BJP slams Mamata Banerjee

Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi slammed the Mamata government in West Bengal for 'banning' Durga Puja and taking credit for UNESCO honor.
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Mamata ready to bury differences with Congress to form anti-BJP front in 2024 polls: Sharad Pawar

In order to establish front against BJP in 2024 elections, Pawar claimed he and few other figures were not averse to join hands with the Congress.
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'What magic did you do on a tough lady like Mamata?' Gehlot asks VP Dhankhar


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Dhankhar expresses gratitude to Mamata for abstaining in Vice President election

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar has expressed his gratitude to West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee for her move to abstain from voting in the vice presidential election in August this year. The..
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Mamata playing 'hide-and-seek' by giving clean chit to PM Modi on misuse of agencies: Congress

The Congress Tuesday accused West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee of playing "hide-and-seek", after the TMC chief said she did not believe Prime Minister Narendra Modi was behind the alleged..
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BJP MP Sushil Modi receives death threat, sender claims to be a TMC leader

The sender said in the letter to Sushil Modi said that Mamta Banerjee can become the next Prime Minister of India.
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Mamata: BJP netas, not PM, behind central agencies’ bias


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Don't believe Modi behind misuse of CBI and ED: Mamata Banerjee exonerates PM; blames it on Amit Shah-led Home Ministry

Giving an exoneration to the prime minister, Mamata Banerjee put the blame of the alleged misuse of the central agencies in the Union Home Ministry.
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