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West Bengal mulling over reopening of schools, colleges shut due to COVID-19

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal is mulling over the reopening of all educational institutions, which were shut due to COVID-19 second wave, after the vacation for Bengali festival Durga Puja ends, said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday.

PM Modi assures help to Mamata Banerjee on Bengal flood situation, announces compensation

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday spoke to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on the flood situation caused by water discharge from dams in parts of the state.

Will form government in Tripura in 2023: TMC's Abhishek Banerjee dares BJP

Agartala/IBNS: Throwing challenge to the saffron camp months after winning West Bengal, Trinamool Congress (TMC) national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee Monday said his party will uninstall the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the next state elections due to be held in 2023.

Abhishek Banerjee in Tripura today in outreach campaign amid TMC-BJP conflict

Kolkata/Agartala/IBNS: Trinamool Congress (TMC) national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee will be in Tripura Monday as a part of his party's outreach to the northeastern state, which is presently ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

'Cadre' Mamata drafts in Congress with other Opposition to challenge BJP in 2024

Trashing her pre-2019 dream to build a federal front to challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi politically, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who runs powerful regional satrap Trinamool Congress (TMC), preferred to keep herself low profile in her recently-concluded Delhi trip, where she met a number of Congress leaders besides two regional politicians with an aim to oust the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 2024 General Elections.

Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi meet Mamata Banerjee in Delhi

New Delhi/IBNS: Renowned lyricist-poet Javed Akhtar and his wife Shabana Azmi, who is a veteran actor, are the latest significant personalities to meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee during her five-day-visit to the national capital.

I am nobody alone, Opposition should unite to defeat Modi: Mamata after meeting Sonia, Rahul

New Delhi/IBNS: Snubbing her national political ambition, if at all any, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday once again appealed to all opposition forces to unite to oust the Modi government in 2024 polls, meeting Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi and top leader Rahul Gandhi here.

Mamata Banerjee to meet Sonia Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi today

New Delhi/IBNS: In a bid to give fuel to the Opposition unity to take on Modi in 2024 polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will Wednesday hold meetings with Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal separately in the national capital.

'Biased, absurd and false; disregard it': Bengal govt tells court on NHRC post-poll violence report

Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal government has slammed the report by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) submitted to the Calcutta High Court on post-poll violence in the state and called it "false, absurd, biased, and full of sweeping homilies".

Mamata Banerjee meets PM Narendra Modi

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday met PM Narendra Modi here when the issues related to COVID-19 and vaccine were discussed.

Mamata Banerjee to meet PM Modi, Congress leaders in Delhi today

New Delhi/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is on a Delhi tour, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and three senior Congress leaders in the national capital Tuesday.

Pegasus aftermath: Ahead of her Delhi visit, Mamata constitutes commission to probe into snooping

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Monday became the Indian first state to constitute a commission to probe into snooping, in the wake of the Pegasus issue.

Mamata Banerjee becomes TMC's parliamentary party chairperson ahead of her Delhi visit

Kolkata/New Delhi/IBNS: In a significant decision ahead of her Delhi visit next week, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has become the chairperson of her Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s parliamentary party.

Calcutta HC rejects Bengal govt's request to make NHRC report on post-poll rape allegations public

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court Thursday rejected the West Bengal government's request to make the details of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)'s report on post-poll rape allegations public.

Mamata condemns raids on Dainik Bhaskar group of newspapers

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday condemned the raids on the Dainik Bhaskar group of newspapers at multiple locations in the country by the IT department and said it was an attempt to stifle democracy.