West Bengal Chief Minister

Since 1966, the National Press Day is celebrated every year on November 16 for a free and responsible press in the country and the Press Council of India started functioning on this day.

An Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA has warned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to mend her ways or get ready to meet the same fate as former finance minister P Chidambaram who is currently lodged in jail.

Kolkata: Upping the ante on her opposition to the draft NRC in Assam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday claimed that 38 lakh Bengali-speaking persons, both Hindus and Muslims, were left out of the list. “Unfortunately, most Indian citizens left out of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam speak Bengali (language)… …

Dibrugarh: An FIR has been filed against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the Naharkatia police station at Assam’s Dibrugarh for delivering controversial remarks against the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The FIR was lodged by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of BJP. As per the sources, an Assam police official …

New Delhi: In an obvious move to douse the uproar following the publication of the draft NRC, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said the list cannot be the basis for any coercive action by any authority. “What has been published is a complete draft NRC. It can’t be the basis for any action by any authority,” …

Midnapore (West Bengal): Launching a blistering attack on the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused it of forming a nexus with the ‘all-pervading syndicates’, murdering Dalit political activists and having no faith in democracy, the Indian constitution or the electoral process. In one of his strongest tirades against the Trinamool …

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his three Cabinet colleagues continued their sit-in protest at Lt Governor’s office for the third day on Thursday despite falling sugar levels of fasting ministers and allegations of bringing the government work to a standstill. Hundreds of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers also marched up to Raj Ghat …

Kolkata: Urging the Centre to ‘act’ on the surge in domestic petrol prices, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said agriculture and the common people were suffering because of the spike. “Fuel prices are increasing again and again. All are being badly affected: agriculture, transport and common people are being forced to bear burden,” …