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The chief minister paid homage to those who had sacrificed their lives for the Bengali language.(PTI)

Mamata Banerjee urges people to say 'jai Bangla' instead of 'hello' on phone

Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 07:41 PM IST
Speaking at an event marking the International Mother Language Day, she hit out at leaders at the Centre and said those who threaten to break the spine of Bengal do not know that it is not an easy thing to do.
BJP released a music animation bidding adieu to Mamata Banerjee in the tune of Bella Ciao
BJP released a music animation bidding adieu to Mamata Banerjee in the tune of Bella Ciao

BJP's reply to TMC's new election slogan has Bella Ciao twist

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2021 01:20 PM IST
After Trinamool launched its slogan 'Bengal wants its daughter', BJP improvised it and said Bengal wants respite from its didi.
Women empowerment has always been a core segment of the Mamata Banerjee government’s development issues since it assumed power. (PTI PHOTO).
Women empowerment has always been a core segment of the Mamata Banerjee government’s development issues since it assumed power. (PTI PHOTO).

CM Mamata gets a makeover in TMC's poll slogan, goes from Didi to daughter

PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 09:44 PM IST
  • Political analysts said that the makeover of TMC chief Mamata Banerjee from didi (elder sister) to Nijer Meye (own daughter) was aimed at strengthening the special bond which Banerjee shares with women voters.
Ahead of the Assembly election, Trinamool Congress released its new slogan on Saturday.
Ahead of the Assembly election, Trinamool Congress released its new slogan on Saturday.

'Bengal wants its own daughter': Trinamool releases new slogan ahead of polls

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2021 03:44 PM IST
The slogan emphasises on the 'insider-outsider' debate and portrays Mamata Banerjee as the daughter whom Bengal will vote again to power.
"Mamata Banerjee may not attend the Niti Aayog's February 20 meeting," a senior TMC leader said on condition of anonymity.(PTI)
"Mamata Banerjee may not attend the Niti Aayog's February 20 meeting," a senior TMC leader said on condition of anonymity.(PTI)

Mamata Banerjee likely to skip Niti Aayog meeting on February 20

PTI | , Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 12:17 PM IST
  • Banerjee had earlier skipped the Niti Aayog's meetings and termed it as a "fruitless" exercise, alleging that the body has "no financial power" and cannot support the state plans.
Union home minister Amit Shah interacts with people at Narayanpur village in South 24 Paraganas,(PTI)
Union home minister Amit Shah interacts with people at Narayanpur village in South 24 Paraganas,(PTI)

Amit Shah promises ‘Sonar Bangla’, Mamata steps up attack on BJP

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 03:47 AM IST
At his event organised to flag off the BJP’s fifth and last “Poriborton Rath Yatra (rally for change)”, Shah launched a fresh offensive on Abhishek, a parliamentarian from Diamond Harbour in South 24-Parganas, and said “bhaipo (nephew) and his goons” misappropriated central funds sent to Bengal.
Externa Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar(MINT)
Externa Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar(MINT)

News updates from HT: S Jaishankar scheduled to visit Maldives, Mauritius

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 08:58 PM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee in an addresses in Kolkata. (PTI)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee in an addresses in Kolkata. (PTI)

‘Aim was to kill him’: Mamata condemns attack on ‘popular’ leader Jakir

Written by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2021 08:17 PM IST
West Bengal minister Jakir Hossain sustained serious injuries in a bomb attack at a railway station in Murshidabad late Wednesday night
Investigation underway at Nimtita railway station in Murshidabad on Thursday.(ANI Photo)
Investigation underway at Nimtita railway station in Murshidabad on Thursday.(ANI Photo)

West Bengal blast linked to 'internal feud' in Trinamool, say railway officials

By Shishir Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2021 02:33 PM IST
The incident took place on Wednesday evening at the Nimtita Railway station. West Bengal minister Jakir Hossain and some other people were injured in the bomb blast.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee in an addresses in Kolkata.(PTI)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee in an addresses in Kolkata.(PTI)

Bomb attack on Bengal minister Jakir Hossain part of conspiracy: Mamata Banerjee

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2021 01:21 PM IST
Hossain was seriously injured after unidentified attackers hurled a crude bomb at him at Nimtita railway station in Murshidabad district on Wednesday night.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. (File photo)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. (File photo)

Rice, dal, egg curry for  5, Mamata’s Maa scheme ahead of state polls

PTI |
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2021 11:01 PM IST
"This is a unique idea. We had announced this scheme in the budget and managed to launch it within eight days," she said thanking officials of various departments for making it possible within such a short time.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday also accused the Centre of failing to control the prices of petrol and cooking gas. (PTI PHOTO)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday also accused the Centre of failing to control the prices of petrol and cooking gas. (PTI PHOTO)

BJP cyber cell dialling professors, spreading rumours, says Bengal CM Mamata

PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 07:34 PM IST
  • Bengal BJP vice-president Ritesh Tiwari countered Banerjee’s allegation by calling her a “habitual liar”.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.(PTI)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.(PTI)

Mamata Banerjee slams BJP over Disha Ravi's arrest

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 05:37 PM IST
"Arresting anybody who is protesting against government policies is not unacceptable. The BJP should first take action against its own IT Cell members who are spreading fake news. Why two sets of rules ?" Banerjee told a press conference here.
Mamata Banerjee claimed that the people of neighbouring Tripura are regretting voting the saffron party to power. (PTI Photo) (PTI)
Mamata Banerjee claimed that the people of neighbouring Tripura are regretting voting the saffron party to power. (PTI Photo) (PTI)

Modi govt should resign if BJP fails to prove TMC siphoned off central funds

PTI | , Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 09:44 PM IST
  • "It is not Modi's money. It is sent by one government to another. Then you should not collect taxes from the state and there will be no need to give it back. If you cannot prove the allegation, you will have to resign," Mamata Banerjee said.
The Congress party on Wednesday demanded a statement from the government on the latest situation along the Line of Control (LAC) in the wake of standoff with China(PTI)
The Congress party on Wednesday demanded a statement from the government on the latest situation along the Line of Control (LAC) in the wake of standoff with China(PTI)

News updates from HT: Cong asks Rajnath Singh to respond to VK Singh's comment

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2021 05:42 PM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
BJP National President JP Nadda addresses a rally, in Birbhum on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
BJP National President JP Nadda addresses a rally, in Birbhum on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)

At Bengal rally, JP Nadda says ‘development possible only when Mamata leaves’

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 11:36 AM IST
With the Bengal assembly elections nearing, the BJP has launched three rathyatras since February 6.
Murshidabad: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a public rally at Berhampore in Murshidabad district, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. (PTI Photo)(PTI02_09_2021_000210A)(PTI)
Murshidabad: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a public rally at Berhampore in Murshidabad district, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. (PTI Photo)(PTI02_09_2021_000210A)(PTI)

Won't allow BJP to turn Bengal into crematorium, says Mamata Banerjee

ANI | , Burdwan (west Bengal)
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 07:27 AM IST
Comparing TMC to an ailing mother, Banerjee said the ex-Trinamool leaders who have joined the BJP were bad children who left their mother when she needed them.
Raking up the outsider issue, the TMC supremo claimed that the BJP is a party of Gujarat and Delhi, which is bringing in National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register. (PTI Photo)(PTI)
Raking up the outsider issue, the TMC supremo claimed that the BJP is a party of Gujarat and Delhi, which is bringing in National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register. (PTI Photo)(PTI)

Mamata says she is like Royal Bengal Tiger, cannot be intimidated by BJP

PTI | , Baharampur
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2021 09:50 PM IST
  • "There is no reason to think I am weak, I am not a person to be afraid of anything. I am a strong person and will keep my head high as long as I live and till then I will live like a Royal Bengal Tiger," Mamata Banerjee said
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.(PTI)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.(PTI)

If you want to remove BJP...: Mamata Banerjee rushes to consolidate Muslim votes

By Joydeep Thakur | Edited by Sparshita Saxena, Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2021 08:38 PM IST
  • According to surveys done by the TMC and the BJP, swing in Muslim votes can influence poll-results in as many as 120 assembly seats in Bengal.
**EDS: HANDOUT IMAGE MADE AVAILABLE FROM CM OFFICE, TUESDAY, FEB. 9, 2021** Burdwan: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a public rally at Kalna, in Burdwan district, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. (PTI Photo)(PTI02_09_2021_000153B)(PTI)
**EDS: HANDOUT IMAGE MADE AVAILABLE FROM CM OFFICE, TUESDAY, FEB. 9, 2021** Burdwan: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a public rally at Kalna, in Burdwan district, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. (PTI Photo)(PTI02_09_2021_000153B)(PTI)

‘Farmers will be left with nothing’: Mamata Banerjee

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2021 05:10 PM IST
  • “They (BJP) will loot the farmers and take their land. The farmers will be left with nothing. Farmers will sow and reap their crops and they will take away everything from them” Mamata Banerjee said at a rally at Kalna in the West Bardhaman district
BJP Lok Sabha MP Locket Chatterjee accused the TMC-led govt of not implementing schemes launched by Central govt. (PTI File)
BJP Lok Sabha MP Locket Chatterjee accused the TMC-led govt of not implementing schemes launched by Central govt. (PTI File)

BJP's Locket Chatterjee says WB govt renaming central schemes for poll gains

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 07:32 PM IST
  • Chatterjee alleged that central schemes were renamed by the Trinamool Congress for electoral benefit as Assembly polls are due in the state in next few months.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sought to know why the Union government has not disbursed any cash benefit to the beneficiaries as yet.(ANI)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sought to know why the Union government has not disbursed any cash benefit to the beneficiaries as yet.(ANI)

Sent names of 2.5 lakh Bengal farmers to Centre for PM Kisan scheme: Mamata

PTI | , Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 03:33 PM IST
The chief minister has increased the annual financial assistance, under the state government's 'Krishak Bandhu' scheme, to 6,000.
District BJP leader Gourishankar Ghosh, however, claimed that the party had intimated the administration about the route being taken for the yatra well in advance, and no objection was raised back then.(PTI File/For Representative Purpose Only)
District BJP leader Gourishankar Ghosh, however, claimed that the party had intimated the administration about the route being taken for the yatra well in advance, and no objection was raised back then.(PTI File/For Representative Purpose Only)

BJP changes rath yatra route after cops halt them from entering sensitive areas

PTI | , Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2021 03:18 PM IST
According to the senior officer, the rath, which was on its way to Bahrampur, was "told to avoid a particular route, which has a few sensitive pockets.
Many such ambitious schemes were announced in the state budget by West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.(PTI)
Many such ambitious schemes were announced in the state budget by West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.(PTI)

'Will be here again with huge mandate': Mamata Banerjee defends state budget

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 02:44 PM IST
The TMC chief is at loggerheads with the BJP that is eyeing the eastern state in the upcoming Assembly elections.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.(PTI)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.(PTI)

News updates from HT: Mamata likely to skip inauguration to be attended by PM

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2021 01:08 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Political strategist Prashant Kishor has said the entire focus in Bihar should on fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Political strategist Prashant Kishor has said the entire focus in Bihar should on fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Prashant Kishor backs welfare schemes to help TMC sail through Bengal elections

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 07:15 AM IST
  • TMC's election strategist Prashant Kishor asked specific questions regarding the party’s organisation in some zones in Kolkata and asked party councillors if they needed any support from his team or the leadership.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. (ANI)(HT_PRINT)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. (ANI)(HT_PRINT)

Mamata announces job creation, hike in farm aid ahead of elections

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 04:17 AM IST
  • Banerjee made the announcements while presenting the state’s vote-on-account in the legislative assembly and the last budget ahead of the polls.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said free rations to people distressed because of Covid-19 will continue even after June 2021.(PTI file photo)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said free rations to people distressed because of Covid-19 will continue even after June 2021.(PTI file photo)

Mamata presents vote on account, announces pension for all ahead of Bengal polls

PTI | , Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2021 10:41 PM IST
Banerjee presented the vote on account in the absence of Finance Minister Amit Mitra, who is not keeping well.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee in an addresses in Kolkata. (PTI)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee in an addresses in Kolkata. (PTI)

News updates from HT: BJP replicating Tripura model in poll-bound Bengal

UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 08:55 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee(PTI)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee(PTI)

West Bengal govt asks BJP to seek nod from local authorities for Rath Yatras

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 06:19 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP chief JP Nadda are expected to flag off five yatras this month in the poll- bound West Bengal.
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