Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Ex Union Min Supriyo Among 8 Likely To Be In Didi’s Cabinet

KOLKATA: Former Union minister Babul Supriyo is among the eight new faces who will be inducted into the Bengal government helmed by Mamata Banerjee. Supriyo was with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) before switching allegiance to TMC last year after being dropped from the Modi cabinet. The famous singer now represents the Ballygunge constituency in the

Bengal BJP Leader Briefs HM Shah On Chatterjee, CAA

NEW DELHI: The Leader of Opposition in the Bengal assembly Suvendu Adhikari on Tuesday met Union home minister Amit Shah. The meeting came against the backdrop of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) tightening its noose around prominent Trinamool Congress leader Partha Chatterjee in the multi-crore SSC Recruitment Scam. Sources told The New Indian that Adhikari briefed

Balancing Act: Didi Will Meet Oppn Leaders During Delhi Visit

KOLKATA: Unapologetic during her heydays, Bengal’s indomitable Mamata Banerjee is trying to balance her moves following Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials putting one of her trusted lieutenants, Partha Chatterjee, under custody in a multi-crore Bengal SSC Recruitment Scam. The opinion may be divided but the once defiant Banerjee was more silent in recent times – with

Cong Trains Guns On Didi, Wants Partha To Be Sacked

KOLKATA: With Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee finding herself caught in the quagmire over the Enforcement Directorate (ED)’s arrest of her industries minister Partha Chatterjee in the multi-crore SSC recruitment scam, Congress is leaving no opportunity to target the beleaguered TMC supremo. Senior congressman Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, president of the Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee, wrote

₹21 Cr cash: ‘People Make Mistakes’, Mamata Says After Her Mantri’s ED Arrest

KOLKATA: Finally breaking her silence over the SSC Scam that led to the arrest of state industries minister Partha Chatterjee, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that those guilty will be punished. “I will not get into the details of the case since the matter is sub-judice. However, what I want is a

ED Case Against TMC Min Highlights Corrupt Activities In State Edu Dept

NEW DELHI: Even as the Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested Bengal government Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Partha Chatterjee, the financial probe agency had registered a case of money laundering against him in June this year on the basis of the CBI FIR registered on the orders of the Calcutta High Court. The ED case alleged

Why Partha Chatterjee Is Still A Minister?

Trinamool Congress (TMC) top brass is perhaps faced with its biggest political crisis ever since Mamata Banerjee broke away from the Congress to form her own party in January 1998. The arrest of West Bengal Commerce and Industries Minister Partha Chatterjee and his continuation in the West Bengal Cabinet is enough to suggest what it

Rs 21 Cr Haul: ED Memo Says Partha Called Mamata B/W 2-9 am

KOLKATA: After Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Partha Chatterjee in connection with the multi-crore SSC Scam, rumours were rife of the party abandoning the Bengal minister. Now, the arrest memo, which was accessed by The New Indian, suggested that Chatterjee had tried to reach TMC supremo and Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

It’s Not Time For Whataboutery: Alva To Mamata

NEW DELHI: A day after the Trinamool Congress decided to abstain from voting in the Vice President election, opposition candidate Margaret Alva on Friday broke her silence describing the decision as “disappointing”. The veteran politician also said that this is not the time for ‘whataboutery’, ego or anger but time for courage and leadership. “The

Didi’s Challenge: BJP Won’t Get Single Majority In 2024

KOLKATA: All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) supremo Mamata Banerjee sets the tone for the 2024 General Election as it throws down the gauntlet at Bharatiya Janata Party saying BJP won’t get the single majority. “BJP won’t get the single majority, I can challenge and when they will not get the majority other (Parties) will become