January 30, 2023 13:39 (IST)
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West Bengal wins 'International Travel Award' for being 'Best Cultural Destination'

Kolkata/IBNS: The eastern Indian state of West Bengal has bagged an international award for being the "Best Destination for Culture", Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Monday.

'Not coal scam, it's home minister scam; Amit Shah biggest Pappu': Abhishek Banerjee after ED questioning

Kolkata/IBNS: As Abhishek Banerjee faced questioning by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with the coal scam case Friday, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) national general secretary targeted Union Home Minister Amit Shah claiming it to be a "home minister" created one.

Coal scam case: ED quizzing of Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee today

Kolkata/IBNS: The Enforcement Directorate will quiz West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew and Trinamool Congress (TMC) national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee in the coal scam case here Friday.

'Durga Puja an emotion...': Mamata says thanking UNESCO ahead of grand rally

Kolkata/UNI: Thanking UNESCO for recognising Durga Puja as an intangible cultural heritage, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday described Durga Puja as an emotion that rises above parochial barriers.

'If probe proves I have encroached on any property illegally, you can bulldoze it': Mamata Banerjee after PIL over her relatives' assets

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said if anyone can prove that she has encroached on properties illegally, the same can be bulldozed without even informing her.

ED summons Mamata's nephew Abhishek Banerjee in coal scam case

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Tuesday issued fresh summons to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew and Trinamool Congress (TMC) national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee, a day after the two accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of political vendetta.

Mamata Banerjee slams BJP on 'corruption allegations' aimed at TMC: Top five quotes

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday ripped apart the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accusing it of using the central probe agencies, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) in particular, in a bid to topple her Trinamool Congress (TMC) government.

Am a lawyer and might show up in court someday: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said she is a Bar Association member and therefore might show up in the court someday.

West Bengal: TMC registers easy win in two civic body bypolls

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress (TMC) went past the Opposition quite easily in two wards from as many as civic bodies, where elections were held Sunday.

Mamata Banerjee hikes Durga Puja grant, clubs to get Rs. 60K this year

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday announced an increase in the yearly grant to Durga Puja organising committees in the state from Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 60,000 after the festival found a place in the UNESCO's List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

'New Trinamool' poster featuring Mamata's nephew Abhishek Banerjee in Kolkata sparks fresh political speculation

Kolkata/IBNS: A poster featuring West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's parliamentarian nephew Abhishek Banerjee with a promise to bring a "new Trinamool" in Kolkata has triggered a fresh political speculation in the backdrop of the arrests of heavyweights Partha Chatterjee and Anubrata Mondal.

Angry Mamata slams BJP over TMC strongman Anubrata Mandal's arrest; threatens to call for 'Jail Bharo Andolan'

Birbhum: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee Sunday came down heavily on the BJP-led Centre over the arrest of her close aide and her party's Birbhum district president Anubrata Mondal in an alleged cattle smuggling case.

Mamata shield of TMC bigwigs goes missing after Partha, Anubrata arrests

Kolkata/IBNS: "I will fight for a good organiser till the very end," this is how West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee had earlier articulated about her party's controversial Birbhum district president Anubrata Mondal, who was dramatically arrested in connection with the cattle smuggling case Thursday.

'Demand unbiased, speedy probe in cattle smuggling case': TMC after Anubrata Mondal's arrest

Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress on Thursday demanded an "unbiased and speedy probe'" in the cattle smuggling case as it reiterated its claim of "zero tolerance towards corruption" in the wake of party leader Anubrata Mondal's arrest by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the case.

CBI arrests Mamata's aide Anubrata Mondal in cattle smuggling case

Kolkata/Bolpur/IBNS: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday arrested West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's right-hand man and Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s Birbhum district president Anubrata Mondal in connection with the cattle smuggling case, media reports said.