West Bengal

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    You can silence Assam but not Bengal: Mamata

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:15am on September 13, 2019

    West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee upped the ante against citizenship screening exercise in the state by alleging that NRC was a mere tactic to...

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    Bangladesh boys eye title retention

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    Eyeing to retain the title, Bangladesh boys will fly to India today to take part in the sixth SAFF Under-15 Championship, which will be held...

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    Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah not terrorists: Mamata

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:13am on August 07, 2019

    West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said her party, the Trinamool Congress, will strongly oppose the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill that proposes...

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    Bangladeshi mosquitos behind dengue spread in West Bengal: Mamata

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:37pm on August 02, 2019

    The chief minister of Indian state of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, has said there might be an active role of mosquitos from Bangladesh behind the...

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    Doctors agree to meet Mamata, but refuse closed-door talks

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:38am on June 17, 2019

    The impasse in West Bengal showed signs of easing on Sunday as the agitating doctors agreed to a meeting with chief minister Mamata Banerjee, but...

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    3 killed in fresh political violence in West Bengal

    Agence France-Presse . Kolkata | Updated at 12:30am on June 12, 2019

    Three people died in fresh political violence between members of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party and a local rival in restive West Bengal...

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    Mamata to skip Modi's swearing-in ceremony

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:27pm on May 29, 2019

    West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that she would not attend prime minister-designate Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony citing media reports on BJP...

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    Mamata a speedbreaker in WB’s development: Modi

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:00am on April 04, 2019

    Prime minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday made a scathing attack on West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee describing her as a ‘speedbreaker’ in the path...

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    Kolkata top cop can’t be arrested but must appear before CBI: SC

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:04pm on February 05, 2019

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to make himself available before the CBI and ‘faithfully’ cooperate with the agency in...

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    Mamata stages sit-in against Modi

    Reuters . Kolkata | Updated at 01:01pm on February 04, 2019

    The chief minister of a big Indian state led a sit-in on Monday in a standoff with prime minister Narendra Modi’s government over a corruption...