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Bengal CM announces three more hill developmental boards

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 18:16

Siliguri, Jan 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday announced the formation of three more developmental boards for hill people and rolled out a Rs 100-crore project for tea garden workers.

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Mamata voices grief, says railways neglected

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 16:42

Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday expressed grief over the train accident in Andhra Pradesh and accused the government of neglecting the railways.

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Planning new varsity on lines of Visva Bharati: Mamata

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 22:30

Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said the state government is planning to set up a new varsity on the lines of the centrally-funded Visva Bharati University (VBU) in Shantiniketan.

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Mamata incapable of maintaining law and order: Rijiju

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 19:10

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) In the wake of violent protests in West Bengal following the arrest of Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Saturday lashed out at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for failing to maintain law and order in the state.

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Planning new varsity on lines of Visva Bharati: Mamata

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 18:04

Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said the state government is planning to set up a new varsity near the centrally-funded Visva Bharati University (VBU) in Shantiniketan.

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Singur all decked up for Mamata's triumphant date with farmers on Wednesday

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 22:18

Singur (West Bengal), Sep 13 (IANS) A festive mood prevails in Singur where West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will on Wednesday return 9,117 land records to farmers and compensate 800 peasants from whom land had been taken against their will for the Tata Motors' Nano project, redeeming a pledge she made years back.

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Sanjay Dutt lauds Mamata's development efforts

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 19:36

Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt sought blessings from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during a visit to the state secretariat Nabanna in neighbouring Howrah district on Monday.

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Mamata refuses to comment on Madan Mitra's bail

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 15:30

Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee refused to comment on the bail of former state minister and Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra following his arrest in a multi-crore rupee chit fund scam.

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Mamata urges German investors to invest in Bengal

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 21:04

Munich, Sep 7 (IANS) Projecting West Bengal as a preferred destination for investment, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday urged German investors to put their trust in her state.

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Land survey to be completed in 2 weeks, shall return land within time: Mamata

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 20:24

Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) The West Bengal government will start land survey from Friday and complete within the Supreme Court stipulated time the process of returning land taken from the peasants of Singur for the Tata Motors Nano project, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here on Thursday.

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Mamata outlines road safety measures

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 16:58

Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday expressed concern over rising number of road accidents and outlined some of the safety measures her government might introduce.

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We are delighted to deal with PM Modi: US official

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 20:44

Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Asserting that the US was "delighted and happy" to engage with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a senior official of the Barack Obama administration on Friday said the Indian leader's commitment to strengthen bilateral relations would help maintain the ties when Washington elects its next government.

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US official, Mamata discuss investment, technology

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 23:00

Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon on Thursday called on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and discussed wide-ranging issues including investment in the state.

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Waiting hubs for pregnant women in Sundarbans: Mamata

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 22:54

Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) The West Bengal government is launching 'waiting hubs' for pregnant women in remote islands of the Sundarbans where they can wait for a few days ahead of delivery, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Monday.

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