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Moratorium demand not linked to support in Prez polls: Mamata Banerjee


West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said her demand for a three-year moratorium on payment of interest on central loans was not linked to her party's support to the UPA nominee in

Presidential polls: Mamata lands in Delhi; meets Mulayam; to see Sonia on Wednesday


West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday night for consultations with UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday on the issue of Presidential poll nominee of UPA amid

Trinamool bags three civic bodies, LF, Congress get one each


In the first major test of popularity, Trinamool Congress on Tuesday won the elections to three civic bodies and was leading in another while Congress and Left Front major CPI(M) bagged one each in We

We can fight and win on our own, Trinamool tells Congress

In a strong message to ally Congress after winning elections to four of six civic bodies, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Tuesday said the victory was a strong indicator of its might in the

‘Kali was always worshipped with liquor’


An American brewery faced widespread criticism and protests from the Hindu community after it named its latest drink after goddess Kali, but ironically enough liquor is one of the essential offerings

Mamata hits Kolkata streets to protest petrol price hike


After slamming the Centre for the steep hike in petrol price, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday hit the streets in metropolis leading a massive protest march to put pressure on th

Talk less, work more: Congress to Trinamool


The achievements of the Mamata Banerjee Government in West Bengal on Thursday came in for question with key ally Congress asking it to 'talk less and work more', saying it was not known as to which

Peace restored in Junglemahal: Mamata


West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who will complete a year in office on May 20, has claimed that her government has been able to restore peace in Junglemahal with not a single death repor

Ex-Mayor son shot dead in West Bengal

The son of a former Mayor in Burdwan district, who worked as a school contractor, was on Thursday shot dead by unidentified assailants this morning, police said.

Arpan Mukherjee, 50, was shot at poi

Hillary’s visit: US to invest in West Bengal, Mamata says


The US has agreed to treat West Bengal as a partner state for investment in the changed political situation, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here on Monday.

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