YouTuber arrested for meme on Mamata, search on for 7 more content creators

A 29-year-old YouTuber was arrested from West Bengal’s Nadia district on Tuesday for allegedly creating memes on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that were derogatory, police said. Tuhin Mondal, the content creator, was arrested from his house in Bapujinagar in Taherpur police station area by officers of the Kolkata Police’s Intelligence Branch, they … Read more

Mamata asks mayor to rename Kolkata road, park after Pranab Mukherjee

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday directed Kolkata mayor Firhad Hakim to rename a road and a park in the city after former president Pranab Mukherjee. Speaking at the inauguration of Chetla Agrani’s Durga Puja pandal in south Kolkata, Banerjee remembered Mukherjee. “I will ask Bobby (Firhad Hakim) to name a … Read more

Durga puja celebrations should not be inconvenience to anyone: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said Durga Puja committees in the state must take measures to ensure that pedestrian and vehicular traffic movement are regulated well without anyone having to encounter much hassle. Inaugurating Sribhumi Sporting club puja in Lake Town area, along VIP road, the CM told her … Read more

Tata Group to invest Rs 600 cr in Bengal’s Jalpaiguri: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday afternoon claimed that Tata Group will invest Rs 600 crore in Jalpaiguri district shortly. Although she made this claim at an event to hand over appointment letters to various beneficiaries under ‘Utkarsh Bangla’, a skill development scheme of the state government on Monday afternoon, … Read more

West Bengal: Mamata hikes donation for Durga puja clubs by Rs 10k to Rs 60k

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday hiked the donation amount for each club organising Durga Puja to Rs 60,000 from last year’s Rs 50,000, besides announcing a 60 per cent rebate on electricity bills. She also said that state government employees would be entitled to a 11-day leave on the … Read more

bjp: Break BJP’s prison, bring people’s government in 2024: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday launched a broadside at the Modi-led BJP government, saying that the asserted that the saffron party will be “swept away from power” in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls. “The BJP will be swept away from power by the people’s mandate in 2024. They will be defeated. I … Read more

Violence and extremism unacceptable, says Mamata on Udaipur killing

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday condemned the killing of a tailor in Rajasthan’s Udaipur and said violence and extremism are unacceptable. Violence and extremism are unacceptable, no matter what! I strongly condemn what happened in Udaipur. As law takes its own course of action, I urge … Read more

Mamata Banerjee: BJP trying to create armed cadre base through ‘Agnipath’ scheme: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday slammed the BJP-led central government over the ‘Agnipath’ scheme, alleging that the saffron camp was trying to create its own “armed” cadre base through the new defence recruitment programme. Terming the scheme as an insult to the armed forces, Banerjee also wondered whether the BJP plans to … Read more

Sharad Pawar: Presidential poll: Mamata Banerjee unlikely to attend opposition meet convened by Sharad Pawar on June 21

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is unlikely to participate in the opposition meeting convened by NCP chief Sharad Pawar on June 21 on the upcoming Presidential poll due to prior engagements, a TMC functionary said on Sunday. A senior TMC leader will be present at the proposed meeting, he said. “Mamata Banerjee will not … Read more

‘Return to public life soon’: Mamata prays for Sonia’s recovery

Expressing concern over Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s hospitalisation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday prayed for her early recovery. Gandhi was admitted to the Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi for treatment of COVID-related issues. “Just learnt that senior Congress leader Mrs Sonia Gandhi has been … Read more