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Karan Adani meets Mamata Banerjee, discusses investments

Karan Adani meets Mamata Banerjee, discusses investments

🕔07:23, 11.Feb 2022

Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) In a significant development, industrialist Karan Adani, the son of Adani Group chief Gautam Adani, met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the state Secretariat on Thursday evening to discuss investment plans in the state. The

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Mamata secures CM’s post, wins with a record margin

Mamata secures CM’s post, wins with a record margin

🕔07:47, 4.Oct 2021

Kolkata, Oct 4  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the by-election in Bhabanipur assembly constituency in South Kolkata defeated her nearest rival Priyanka Tibrewal of BJP by a record margin of 58,832 votes. Previously Banerjee had the record of

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Mamata’s 43 ministers take oath sans festivities

Mamata’s 43 ministers take oath sans festivities

🕔17:36, 10.May 2021

Kolkata, May 10  Amid a raging Covid-19 pandemic, 43 Trinamool Congress ministers comprising 24 cabinet ministers, 10 Ministers of State with Independent charge and nine MoS took oath at an austere ceremony held in the Raj Bhawan on Monday. While

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Mamata continues sit-in, SP leader joins protest

Mamata continues sit-in, SP leader joins protest

🕔11:02, 4.Feb 2019

Kolkata, Feb 4 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday continued her sit-in protest here over the CBI’s attempt to question the Kolkata Police chief in connection with a ponzi scheme scam, as Samajwadi Party leader Kiranmoy Nanda joined her.

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Mamata accuses Centre of not releasing Rs 2,500 cr under MNREGA

Mamata accuses Centre of not releasing Rs 2,500 cr under MNREGA

🕔21:14, 28.Dec 2018

Kolkata, Dec 28  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused the BJP-led Central government of deliberately not releasing funds for various Central schemes and said Rs 2,500 crore under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA)

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Mamata pitches for one-to-one contest against BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Mamata pitches for one-to-one contest against BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha polls

🕔19:15, 27.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 27  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday initiated efforts to forge a common front against the BJP in the next Lok Sabha elections meeting leaders including NCP chief Sharad Pawar and BJP’s ally Shiv Sena

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Mamata demands immediate revamp of DVC

Mamata demands immediate revamp of DVC

🕔09:15, 27.Jul 2017

Kolkata July 27  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday demanded the central government immediately “revamp” the Damodar Valley Corporation, holding it responsible for the flood-like situation in her rain-hit state. The DVC however held that it has “no role”

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Mamata appeals to Dutch investors to invest in Bengal

Mamata appeals to Dutch investors to invest in Bengal

🕔09:03, 22.Jun 2017

The Hague (Netherlands), June 22  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday appealed to Dutch investors along with Italian and German industrialists to invest in the state. “Come to Bengal and ride the growth because the state has the

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Mamata meets Modi, seeks funds due to Bengal

Mamata meets Modi, seeks funds due to Bengal

🕔11:00, 10.Apr 2017

New Delhi, April 10  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking release of funds over Rs 10,000 crore due to the state under various centrally sponsored schemes. In nearly half an hour meeting,

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Mamata launches wildlife safari in north Bengal

Mamata launches wildlife safari in north Bengal

🕔11:10, 22.Jan 2016

Kolkata, Jan 22  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday launched a ‘Bengal Safari’ in the northern region of the state which she said will offer visitors a safari experience similar to that in Africa.“African Safari experience now comes

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Bengal’s revenue to go up to Rs.44,000 crore: Mamata

Bengal’s revenue to go up to Rs.44,000 crore: Mamata

🕔11:12, 27.Jun 2015

Kolkata, June 27  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday claimed that in her four-year tenure so far, the state’s revenue is set to double to Rs.44,000 crore. “Our revenue earning increased from Rs.21,000 crore to Rs.44,000 crore in

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Mamta launches digitised ration cards in Bengal

Mamta launches digitised ration cards in Bengal

🕔11:40, 18.Mar 2015

Kolkata, March 18  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday launched digitised ration cards in the state, estimated to benefit more than five crore people. “Today, we also launched Digitised Ration Cards for the first time in the state.

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Mamata to meet Hasina during three-day Bangladesh trip

Mamata to meet Hasina during three-day Bangladesh trip

🕔09:01, 19.Feb 2015

Kolkata, Feb 19  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is scheduled to call on Bangladesh President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to discuss a host of issues during a three-day trip to the neighbouring nation beginning Thursday.

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British MPs showed ‘keen interest’ in Bengal girl child scheme: Mamata

British MPs showed ‘keen interest’ in Bengal girl child scheme: Mamata

🕔12:10, 18.Feb 2015

Kolkata, Feb 18  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said a delegation of British parliamentarians have expressed a “keen interest” in the state government’s ‘Kanyashree’ scheme for girls and other developmental projects. “Today (Tuesday), I received a Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

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Mamata keen to increase small-scale industries in Bengal

Mamata keen to increase small-scale industries in Bengal

🕔11:42, 30.Jan 2015

Kolkata/Asansol, Jan 30  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that besides attracting big ticket investments in the upcountry areas in the state, steps are being taken to boost the small-scale industries. “We will set up MSME facilitation centres in

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Mamata takes industrialists on Sundarbans tour, seeks investments

Mamata takes industrialists on Sundarbans tour, seeks investments

🕔12:12, 10.Dec 2014

Sajnekhali (West Bengal), Dec 10  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who took a select group of industrialists on a tour to the world’s largest mangrove forests Tuesday, urged them to help the government in developing tourism infrastructure. “I request

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Trinamool to raise diesel deregulation issue in parliament

Trinamool to raise diesel deregulation issue in parliament

🕔12:31, 6.Nov 2014

Kolkata, Nov 6  Coming down heavily on the BJP-led central government for deregulating diesel prices, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee  said Trinamool Congress MPs would oppose the decision in parliament. Accusing the Narendra Modi government of utilising all its

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Bengal now number one in MSME sector, claims Mamata

Bengal now number one in MSME sector, claims Mamata

🕔10:59, 5.Aug 2014

Kolkata, Aug 5  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed that the state was now number one in the country in the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector with over 35,000 new units set up over the last three

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Korea, Taiwan keen to invest in electronics, hardware: Mamata

Korea, Taiwan keen to invest in electronics, hardware: Mamata

🕔11:09, 2.Aug 2014

Kolkata, Aug 2  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said Korean and Taiwanese entrepreneurs are keen to invest in manufacture of computer hardware and electronics in the state. “In a significant development, Korean and Taiwanese entrepreneurs are showing interest

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Mamata welcomes Nasscom proposal for Kolkata incubation centre

Mamata welcomes Nasscom proposal for Kolkata incubation centre

🕔10:03, 21.Jul 2014

Kolkata, July 21  Welcoming Nasscom’s proposal for building the first incubation centre for young and aspiring IT entrepreneurs here, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed the state’s IT, engineering and manufacturing sectors saw very positive and encouraging developments over

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