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Darjeeling violence: I am CM of the hills, says Gurung

June 10, 2017 01:37AM

Darjeeling, 9 June: The gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung on Friday projected himself as the “chief minister of the hills” and challenged Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to stop the agitation in the area. The GJM leader claimed that it was his writ that “ran in the hills”, PTI repor…


Attempts are on to saffronise everything: Mamata Banerjee

July 21, 2016 07:23PM

Kolkata, July 21:  Expressing concern over the rise of 'cow protection' vigilantes, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday asserted the peoples' "right to choice" and warned against the bid to "saffronise everything". Addressing a party rally in the city, the Trinamool Congress sup…


Mamata Banerjee, President Mukherjee survive scare after car of their convoy falls off in gorge

July 15, 2016 07:55PM


Darjeeling , July 15: At least six people were injured after a car in West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's convoy fell into a gorge in Gorabari near Sonada in Darjeeling hills on Friday.

President Pranab Mukherjee was also accompanying Mamata Banerjee when the incident took place. S…


PM Modi speaks to President Mukherjee, asks about his well being post Darjeeling accident

July 15, 2016 07:51PM


Darjeeling, July 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday spoke to President Pranab Mukherjee and asked about his well being after an escort car for the latter fell into a gorge in Gorabari near Sonada in Darjeeling hills.

All six security personnel traveling in the car were rescued i…


CBI raid is 'undeclared emergency': Kejriwal tells Mamata

December 15, 2015 03:17PM

New Delhi, Dec. 15: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday expressed support to her Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal, saying she was shocked to hear of the CBI raid on his office.

"Sealing of a Chief Minister's office is unprecedented. I am shocked," Banerjee said in a tweet. T…


TMC backs Missionaries of Charity's decision to stop adoption homes

October 11, 2015 06:06PM

Kolkata, Oct 11: The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Sunday welcomed the Missionaries of Charity's decision of discontinuing adoption centers and said that nobody should pressurise them as they are doing good work. TMC spokesperson Derek O'Brien said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has suppo…


Sourav Ganguly gets Mamata’s support as CAB chief

September 24, 2015 06:16PM

Kolkata, Sep 24: There is a speculation going on of Mamata Banerjee batting for Sourav Ganguly to take over as president of the Cricket Association of Bengal now that Jagmohan Dalmiya is gone. Or, some people "in the know of things" would have you believe it.

Ganguly, once very close to Left Fro…


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