Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Nothing Happens In TMC Without Mamata’s Nod: Sukanta Majumdar

NEW DELHI: Nothing happens in the Trinamool Congress (TMC) without the approval of Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, said Sukanta Majumdar, the state chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He blamed the TMC supremo for Bengal’s corruption. “Without the direction of Mamata Banerjee, Partha Chatterjee couldn’t have anything because it is a very common […]

Adhikaris Assert Adhikar: Father, Son MPs Defy Didi, Vote For BJP’s Dhankhar

KOLKATA: Ignoring Mamata Banerjee’s diktat to abstain from the Vice Presidential election, two Trinamool Congress Members of Parliament Shishir Adhikari and Dibyendu Adhikari exercised their franchise on Saturday. Shishir Adhikari is the father of the current Leader of Opposition in the Bengal Assembly and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari. Dibyendu, on the other […]

Didi To Meet PM Today, Likely To Meet Prez Too

KOLKATA: Ending all speculations and a strong protest from the state unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Bengal Chief Minister will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi today at 4.30 pm. Later on, Banerjee is also likely to meet President Draupadi Murmu. In her meeting with PM Modi, Banerjee is likely to raise issues like MGNREGA […]

New Bengal Ministers Take Oath; Supriyo Gets IT & Tourism 

KOLKATA: Mamata Banerjee-led Bengal government on Wednesday inducted nine new faces including famous singer Babul Supriyo into the cabinet. The new ministers were sworn in at Raj Bhavan. Among the prominent names, Supriyo gets the IT and Tourism ministry while Snehasis Chakraborty gets the transport ministry. Pradip Majumder was allotted the department of panchayat and […]

Court Extends Ex Bengal Min, Aide’s ED Stay 

KOLKATA: A Special Court in Kolkata has sent former Minister Partha Chatterjee and his close associate Arpita Mukherjee to two more days of ED custody till August 5th in the alleged SSC recruitment scam on Wednesday. But the war of words between the learned counsels from both sides once again lit up the courtroom. Looking […]

Ex Union Min Supriyo Among 8 Likely To Be In Didi’s Cabinet

KOLKATA: Former Union minister Babul Supriyo is among the eight new faces who will be inducted into the Bengal government helmed by Mamata Banerjee. Supriyo was with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) before switching allegiance to TMC last year after being dropped from the Modi cabinet. The famous singer now represents the Ballygunge constituency in the […]

Bengal BJP Leader Briefs HM Shah On Chatterjee, CAA

NEW DELHI: The Leader of Opposition in the Bengal assembly Suvendu Adhikari on Tuesday met Union home minister Amit Shah. The meeting came against the backdrop of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) tightening its noose around prominent Trinamool Congress leader Partha Chatterjee in the multi-crore SSC Recruitment Scam. Sources told The New Indian that Adhikari briefed […]

Balancing Act: Didi Will Meet Oppn Leaders During Delhi Visit

KOLKATA: Unapologetic during her heydays, Bengal’s indomitable Mamata Banerjee is trying to balance her moves following Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials putting one of her trusted lieutenants, Partha Chatterjee, under custody in a multi-crore Bengal SSC Recruitment Scam. The opinion may be divided but the once defiant Banerjee was more silent in recent times – with […]

Cong Trains Guns On Didi, Wants Partha To Be Sacked

KOLKATA: With Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee finding herself caught in the quagmire over the Enforcement Directorate (ED)’s arrest of her industries minister Partha Chatterjee in the multi-crore SSC recruitment scam, Congress is leaving no opportunity to target the beleaguered TMC supremo. Senior congressman Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, president of the Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee, wrote […]

₹21 Cr cash: ‘People Make Mistakes’, Mamata Says After Her Mantri’s ED Arrest

KOLKATA: Finally breaking her silence over the SSC Scam that led to the arrest of state industries minister Partha Chatterjee, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that those guilty will be punished. “I will not get into the details of the case since the matter is sub-judice. However, what I want is a […]