18 Aug 2011
In a major setback to the Congress-TMC bonhomie, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee refused setting up of proposed nuclear plant in Haripur region of East Midnapore district of the state. In the same breath, the CM has made it clear that not a single nuclear power plant will be established in the state during her tenure.
04 Aug 2011
Displaying the spirit of unity in diversity, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has called for suggestions from all political parties active in West Bengal to suggest a new name for the state. The CM categorically maintained that the name approved by the ruling party as well as the opposition would be finalized for the state.
04 Aug 2011
Disapproving the much publicised Land Acquisition Bill of the Centre, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee is likely to enact her own version of Land Bill for her state that would empower the state government to acquire land if required for industrialization.
19 May 2011
Swept by Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee’s wave of ‘change’, 1298 candidates out of 1,792 contesting assembly elections for 294 constituencies lost not only in polls but their security deposits also in the recently held West Bengal elections.
20 Apr 2012
Ridiculing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's claim that her government has completed most of its tasks in its very first year, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Surjya Kanta Mishra on Friday said after having sent the railways to the ICU as Railway Minister, she was now doing the same to the state.
24 Apr 2013
Sudipto Sen, chairman of the Saradha chit fund company, which has allegedly defrauded thousands of depositors, was arrested along with two other company officials in Kashmir Valley on Tuesday.
18 Apr 2011
In what can be seen as a reflection of government apathy in Uttar Pradesh, two of its districts-Bahraich and Gonda - having a population of more than 34 lakh, have still to get a single government college.
24 Jan 2012
Expressing concern over the recent cases of farmers' suicide in the state, West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan has countered the claim of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who is denying the information of suicidal incidents.
11 Jul 2011
In order to boost the pace of overall development in state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has sought suggestions from eminent experts like Nobel laureate Amartya Sen and economist Sugata Bose.
06 Jul 2011
A notification for the Rajya Sabha (RS) poll, which is to be held on July 22, was issued on Tuesday to fill half a dozen seats lying vacant from West Bengal.