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Tag Archives: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata greets Rahul on his birthday

  Kolkata:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday extended greetings to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on his birthday. Gandhi turned 47. “Birthday greetings to Rahul Gandhi. Wishing you happiness and good health for many, many years to come @OfficeOfRG,” the Trinamool Congress supremo tweeted. IANS  …

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Mamata appeals for peace in Darjeeling

  Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday appealed to people in the northern West Bengal hills to maintain peace instead of “playing with fire” amid the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM)-called indefinite shutdown. “I would like to appeal to everyone in the mountains to kindly maintain peace. Solution can be reached through meetings and dialogues only…

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Darjeeling tense after arson attacks by GJM protesters

  Darjeeling: The northern West Bengal hills remained tense on Friday after Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supporters indulged in widespread arson late on Thursday night to protest a police raid on party chief Bimal Gurung’s house. GJM supporters in the early morning hours on Friday torched a panchayat office at Mirik, a hydro electric supply office…

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London fire: Mamata prays for people’s safety

  Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday prayed for the safety of people trapped in a major fire in a London apartment building. “Seeing reports about a big fire in a tower block in London. Our prayers with the people. Lets all be safe #londonfire,” Banerjee tweeted. A massive fire broke out in…

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Netaji’s grandnephew demands respect for Gorkhas

  Kolkata: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s grandnephew Chandra Kumar Bose has demanded respect for the Gorkha community amid the ongoing agitation by the GJM in the north Bengal hills pressing for a separate state of Gorkhaland. “You have to win over the Gorkhas by giving them respect & identity-& not by the stick. #Gorkhas are warriors…

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Can’t be intimidated with threats, Mamata tells GJM

  Bhangor: West Bengal Chief Minister on Mamata Banerjee on Monday asserted she will not be intimidated with Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s (GJM) “threats” and claimed it will run away after spurring episodes of violence. “If someone tells me in a loving way to wash their dishes, even that I will do. But I don’t bow down…

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Bengal film industry thanks Mamata over GST cinema rates

  Kolkata: A host of filmmakers, actors and producers on Monday expressed gratitude to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for “waiving” state share of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on Bengali films. National Award-winner Srijit Mukherji on Monday tweeted: “Thank you @MamataOfficial and Shri Amit Mitra for the much needed intervention!” The “Begum Jaan” and…

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When ‘Darjeeling Spirit’ saved the day

Kolkata: The battle between the Mamata Banerjee dispensation and the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) in the picturesque Darjeeling hills may not have an end in sight yet, but humanity, under the hashtag ‘Darjeeling Spirit’ did put up a strong fight, and won amid all the ugliness. Once a summer resort for the British Raj elite, the…

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Bengal CM condemns Philippines casino attack

  Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday condemned the attack at a casino in the Philippines carried out by a lone gunman who fired shots and set fire to gambling tables. “Innocent lives are being lost every day. Disturbing and sad trend. My condolences to the families grieving in the Philippines,” Banerjee said…

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Top opposition leaders attend Sonia luncheon over presidential candidate

  New Delhi: Leaders of 17 opposition parties on Friday attended a luncheon meet convened by Congress President Sonia Gandhi in Parliament House as part of efforts to find a consensus candidate for the presidential election. The lunch was attended by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee,…

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