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World Bank approves loan of $125mn to Bengal govt

World Bank approves loan of $125mn to Bengal govt

🕔17:51, 22.Jan 2022

Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) In a significant recognition to the social welfare schemes launched by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the World Bank has approved a loan of $125 million (nearly Rs 1,000 crore) for inclusive social protection. Earlier, IANS

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Mamata offers ‘business with a smile’ to investors

Mamata offers ‘business with a smile’ to investors

🕔13:24, 12.Dec 2019

Kolkata, Dec 12  Offering “business with a smile” and “without tension”, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here on Wednesday wooed investors claiming the state didn’t discriminate against anybody and its economic fundamentals were better than the national average. “Bengal

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Alapan Bandyopadhyay appointed new WB Home Secretary

Alapan Bandyopadhyay appointed new WB Home Secretary

🕔09:57, 28.May 2019

Kolkata, May 28  In an attempt at administrative revamp in the wake of the ruling Trinamool Congress suffering serious setbacks in the Lok Sabha polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday appointed Alapan Bandopadhyay as the new home secretary.

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Mamata observes 21st foundation day of Trinamool Congress

Mamata observes 21st foundation day of Trinamool Congress

🕔09:35, 1.Jan 2019

Kolkata, Jan 1  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday observed the 21st foundation day of Trinamool Congress party. “Today @AITCofficial turns 21. The journey which began on January 1, 1998 has been full of struggles, but we have

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Mamata announces life insurance, financial aid for Bengal farmers

Mamata announces life insurance, financial aid for Bengal farmers

🕔09:22, 1.Jan 2019

Kolkata, Jan 01  In a bid to woo farmers ahead of the New Year, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced yearly financial aid of Rs 5,000 per acre for all peasant families in the state. Banerjee also

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Bengal to announce new IT policy in January

Bengal to announce new IT policy in January

🕔15:16, 7.Dec 2017

Kolkata, Dec 7 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the state will announce the new IT policy in January 2018 during the Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS). “We have decided that we will be announcing our new IT

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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee condemns terrorist attack on Amarnath pilgrims

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee condemns terrorist attack on Amarnath pilgrims

🕔09:14, 11.Jul 2017

Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday strongly condemned the terrorist attack that killed seven Amarnath Yatris, saying terrorism was unacceptable anywhere in the world. “Strongly condemn the attack on Amarnath yatris and the police.

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Widespread violence in Darjeeling, army called in (Roundup)

Widespread violence in Darjeeling, army called in (Roundup)

🕔23:02, 8.Jul 2017

Darjeeling, July 8 (IANS) The army was deployed in north West Bengal’s hills on Saturday after three persons died and a policeman sustained injuries in a sudden escalation of violence with pro-Gorkhaland activists engaging in widespread arson and vandalism targeting a

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Firmly believe in early solution to Teesta issue : PM Modi

Firmly believe in early solution to Teesta issue : PM Modi

🕔20:00, 8.Apr 2017

New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed the firm belief that there will be an early solution to the issue of sharing waters of the river Teesta with Bangladesh while describing Dhaka’s zero-tolerance policy towards terrorism

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Mamata to meet Modi on Wednesday, demand Rs.30,000 crore for flood relief

Mamata to meet Modi on Wednesday, demand Rs.30,000 crore for flood relief

🕔10:54, 11.Aug 2015

Kolkata, Aug 11  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 12 and demand central funds of Rs.30,000 crore for post-flood reconstruction work in the state. Talking to media persons

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Mamata embarks on five-day Britain visit

Mamata embarks on five-day Britain visit

🕔11:01, 27.Jul 2015

Kolkata, July 27  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday embarked on a five-day visit to Britain to scout for investment in the state. Besides a host of industrialists, Banerjee is accompanied by Finance Minister Amit Mitra, Trinamool Congress

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Trinamool to fight the 2016 assembly polls alone: Mamata

Trinamool to fight the 2016 assembly polls alone: Mamata

🕔08:55, 22.Jul 2015

Kolkata, July 22  Virtually kicking off the poll campaign, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday declared that her Trinamool Congress would fight next year’s assembly elections alone and take on the “unethical alliance” of the BJP, Congress and

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Bengal to announce 100 schemes before 100th district meeting

Bengal to announce 100 schemes before 100th district meeting

🕔11:28, 15.Jul 2015

Kolkata, July 15  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will announce a plethora of schemes during her 100th district Administrative Review Meeting at Burdwan on Wednesday. The ruling Trinamool Congress’ website said the schemes will pertain to departments like education,

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Bengal to get 15 IT parks: Mamata

Bengal to get 15 IT parks: Mamata

🕔10:50, 4.Jul 2015

Kolkata, July 4  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said 15 IT software parks generating at least 20,000 jobs were coming up in the state with eight of them ready for launch. “Fifteen IT Software Parks are coming

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Bengal Civic Polls: MAMATA’S REPLY TO SHAH…

Bengal Civic Polls: MAMATA’S REPLY TO SHAH…

🕔11:00, 2.May 2015

Bengal Civic Polls MAMATA’S REPLY TO SHAH By Insaf West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has had the last laugh. Her Trinamool Congress had a resounding victory in the civic body polls by bagging 70 of the 92 seats, including

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Jindal to return 294 acres of land to farmers: Mamata

Jindal to return 294 acres of land to farmers: Mamata

🕔10:56, 16.Dec 2014

Kolkata, Dec 16  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Sajjal Jindal-jheaded JSW Bengal has decided to return 294 acres of land formerly allotted for an integrated steel, power and cement project in Salboni to farmers free of cost. “Jindal

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Loadshedding forgotten term in Bengal : Mamata

Loadshedding forgotten term in Bengal : Mamata

🕔07:07, 13.Jun 2014

Kolkata, June 12 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said “loadshedding was now a forgotten term” in the state due to her government’s efforts, whereas the situation in many parts of the country was the reverse. “During the present

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