West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee inaugurated the most awaited conch-shaped auditorium in Kolkata's New Alipur region. The Dhano Dhanye named auditorium is built in a unique shape and design at a cost of Rs 440 crores, made available ahead of Poila Baishakh (April 15.) Taking to Twitter, the Trinamool Congress President and State CM shared several pictures of the auditorium, including drone shots of the indoor venue stadium.
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Commemorating the killing of 13 people in firing on Congress Youth Rally, the Trinamool Congress took out a Martyr's Day Rally, on July 21. A huge number of people from across West Bengal gathered at Esplanade, the city's downtown area, for the mega Martyr's Day rally, amid tight security by the City Police. The annual rally is being held after a gap of two years due to the pandemic.
West Bengal Vlogger Roddur Roy was arrested on charges of hurling abuses at CM Mamata Banerjee and TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee. Famous social media vlogger, Roy has been remanded for five days' police custody by a city court. Roy, whose real name is Anirban, was banned by a team of Kolkata Police officers in Goa, brought back to Kolkata, and was charged under IPC sections, and remanded till June 14.
On the occasion of 'Poila Boishakh', also known as Bengali New Year, on April 15, the West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and CM Mamata Banerjee extended greetings to the citizens. Banerjee tweeted, "Happy New Year, 1429. Many greetings and congratulations to all. Stay healthy, stay well, enjoy the coming days". In addition, Governor said, "Greetings to all on auspicious occasion #PoilaBoishakh". The event is widely celebrated in… read-more
BJP MP Arjun Singh, accused West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee for making the state "another Pakistan". "Banerjee supports the statement of the 'Tukde-Tukde' gang and she somewhere wants that the state becomes another Pakistan," Singh said. He further stated that many industries have been closed in Bengal and that is the reason people are leaving the state. Reportedly, around 40 lakh people are forced to work outside the state.
Aiming national elections 2024, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee announced public connect program from May 5. To defeat BJP in Lok Sabha, and to strengthen TMC in West Bengal and Nationally, the program will be held in three-phases. Mamata said, "All the leaders and cadres should connect with people more. They should visit every block of villages and should interact with people." Banerjee recently visited Varanasi, PM Modi's constituency.… read-more
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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee announced to support Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. On February 2, Banerjee said, "We have to chase BJP away". Aiming to expand TMC, party president also announced to contest UP Lok Sabha seats in 2024. She also planned to elect and win all 42 seats in 2024 Lok Sabha elections and strengthen the Bengal party in next two years.
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West Bengal Government, on January 31, announced to ease the COVID-19 restrictions, amid decline in cases. Mamata Banerjee, announced to reopen schools and educational institutions in the State from February 3, for physical classes. In addition, during the press conference, the CM said, they also allowed cinema halls, restaurants and bars to operate with 75% occupancy. TMC Government also allowed regular flight services to Mumbai and Delhi,… read-more
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In a shocking incident, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, blocked Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, on social media platform. On January 31, she took to Twitter and said, "I apologise in advance. He tweets everyday, abusing me and my officers. He says unconstitutional and unethical things. He instructs and advises".She said, I've blocked him on Twitter account, as i was getting irritated everyday. Notably, West Bengal also accused him of threatening… read-more
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The Calcutta High Court gave permission to organize Ganga Sagar Mela but with strict Covid-19 protocols. On January 12, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee inaugurated the Ganga Sagar Mela at Gangasagar in WB. Police, doctors, and volunteers have been deployed and CCTV and drones are being used to keep an eye on people. Mask distribution and RT-PCR test are being done, DM Dr. P Ulaganathan said to ANI.