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Raj Bhavan under surveillance, alleges West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

Kolkata/UNI/IBNS: Reigniting the enmity with the Mamata Banerjee government, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar fired a salvo alleging that the Raj Bhavan is "under surveillance".

Modi announces Rs 1000 crore immediate aid for Cyclone Amphan recovery in Bengal

Basirhat, West Bengal/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced an immediate assistance of Rs 1000 crore for Cylcone Amphan relief in West Bengal at a press conference with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. He also announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the dead and Rs 50,000 for the injured. 

Prime Minister Modi reaches Kolkata, Mamata receives him at airport, heads for Basirhat

Kolkata/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kolkata a shortly before 11 am for a joint survey of Cyclone Amphan affected regions in south Bengal with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who received him at the airport along with the Governor. Also present were BJP leaders and lawmakers from West Bengal.   

Covid-19: Follow Kejriwal in implementing Ayushman Bharat in WB: Babul Supriyo to Mamata

Kolkata/IBNS: Urging to follow Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Union Minister and BJP MP from Bengal Babul Supriyo has urged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to not be egoistic about implementing the centre's Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme in her state amid the coronavirus crisis. 

PM Modi speaks to Mamata Banerjee on cyclone Bulbul which caused extensive damage in Bengal

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: Amid reports of extensive damages caused by Cyclone Bulbul in eastern India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he has "reviewed" the situation in the wake of cyclone conditions and heavy rain and even spoken to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Mamata writes to PM for an all-party meeting on public funding of elections

Kolkata, July 25 (UNI): West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to call an all-party meeting on public funding of elections in India.

Mamata writes to PM Modi against corporatization of ordnance factories

Kolkata, July 23 (IBNS): West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urged him to not let ordnance factories in India be privatised.

95 doctors resign at RG Kar hospital, seek unconditional apology from CM

Kolkata, Jun 14 (UNI): In a major blow to the health system in West Bengal, 95 senior doctors of state run RG Kar Medical College and Hospital today jointly signed a resignation letter, demanding an unconditional apology from chief minister Mamata Banerjee if she wanted them to return to work.

Doctors' protest: From within Trinamool, voices against 'leader's inaction'

Kolkata, June 14 (IBNS): At a time West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is trying to both urge and threaten striking doctors across the state to return to work, the protesters have found support from several people close to the ruling Trinamool Congress.

Police teargas, use water cannons to disperse Bengal BJP march towards Lalbazar police hdq to protest killings

Kolkata, Jun 12 (IBNS): Protesting against the killing of its party workers and alleged lawlessness in the state ruled by the Mamata Banerjee government, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) marched towards Lal Bazar (headquarters of Kolkata Police) here on Wednesday, clashing with the cops as they teargassed and shot water cannons to disperse the party activists.

Remarkable development in Bengal, but some sections trying to defame the state: Mamata

Kolkata, Jun 11 (UNI): West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said in the last eight years the state has seen remarkable growth and development, which has resulted in 228 per cent rise in the number of domestic tourists and 34 per cent rise in the number of foreign tourists to the state.

BJP leader Mukul Roy seeks Mamata's resignation after Nazat killings

Kolkata, Jun 10 (UNI): BJP leader Mukul Roy today demanded resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, hours after she was quoted as alleging that some police officials were encouraging hooliganism and not taking action against goons.

Janasanjog Yatra to start from Ghatal on June 21: Mamata

Hooghly, Jun 7 (UNI): Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Friday chaired a review meeting for Hooghly district, where she announced to hold similar meetings with various party representatives at Bijpur in North 24 Parganas district on June 14 and in Nadia district on June 21.

Mamata gives senior TMC leaders responsibility to lead

Kolkata, May 31 (UNI): Calling upon the party leaders to embark upon socio-cultural programmes to take on the rising RSS narrative in Bengal, a string of senior Trinamool Congress leaders was given the responsibility to lead the newly constituted "Jai Hind" brigade.

After Lok Sabha debacle, Mamata's cabinet set for rejig

Kolkata, May 28 (UNI): A cabinet reshuffle in the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government is expected shortly where veteran politician Subrata Mukherjee may be reinstated to the panchayat department, some new faces to be inducted and some minsters to be sacked, sources having knowledge on the development said.