23 Apr 2015
Kolkata: With Nadia district becoming free from open defecation, West Bengal has registered the highest progress in the country by constructing 8.47 lakh new household toilets in 2014-15, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said.
14 Sep 2016
Singur (West Bengal): Redeeming a pledge she made years back, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday returned 9,117 land records to farmers and compensated 800 peasants from whom land had been taken against their will for the Tata Motors' Nano project.
31 Aug 2016
New Delhi: In a big setback to Tata Motors, the Supreme Court on Wednesday quashed the decision of the then West Bengal government to acquire the land in Singur for the Nano car plant. The land in Singur was acquired by the Left Front government in 2006.
29 Aug 2016
Kolkata: The West Bengal Assembly on Monday passed a resolution to change the name of West Bengal to Bangla in Bengali, Bengal in English and Bangal in Hindi.
27 Aug 2016
Kolkata: Launching a counteroffensive against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her attack on the Centre and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, the BJP asked her to stop ‘behaving like Arvind Kejiriwal and get down to governance’.
26 Aug 2016
Kolkata: Launching a scathing attack on the Centre, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today alleged it was trying to "save money" by stopping or slashing funds for state projects but had spent a huge sum on a suit for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
15 Aug 2016
Patna/Kolkata: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee on Monday hoisted the national flag to mark the Independence Day in their respective states. Nitish Kumar said that he is committed to the fast development of the state. He said 'Sushasan' (good governance) has been established in Bihar and his government is doing everything for just development."Our resolve is Bihar's development. The state is developing fast and it is for everyone to realise," Nitish Kumar said.
11 Jan 2014
Kolkata: West Bengal has become the leading state in India in terms of credit flow to the Micro and Small Scale Industries (MSME) sector, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday.
21 Dec 2013
Kolkata: Within a year and a half of opening her official page, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has amassed five lakh 'likes' on social networking website Facebook.
19 May 2016
Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee, the stormy petrel of West Bengal politics, once again proved a master strategist decimating the new Left-Congress combination and the BJP all of whom sought to checkmate her return to power.