Free Press Journal
  • Mamata Banerjee appeals for peace amid violence across India

    Kolkata: Expressing concern over violence that gripped parts of India amid Dalit groups’ protest against a Supreme Court order on the SC/ST act, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday appealed for peace while extending her support of their cause.

  • Mamata Banerjee’s message versus Narendra Modi’s noise

    In the early 1980s, when the late Abdul Rehman Antulay was the chief minister of Maharashtra, reports came in one afternoon of a communal flare up somewhere in Bhiwandi near Mumbai. Antulay called in the chief secretary and issued simple instructions: “You have all the powers of the chief minister. Go to the spot and put out the fire. Don’t return till this has ended.” When the orders are this clean and

  • BCCI not to intervene in Shami-Jahan family feud

     New Delhi : After meeting West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, Indian pacer Mohammed Shami’s estranged wife Hasin Jahan sought Board of Control for Cricket in India’s help to solver her legal matter with her husband, but the board’s acting president C.K. Khanna has refused to be drawn into their personal matter.

  • Mamata Banerjee nursing prime ministerial ambitions

    The Opposition’s search for unity and a leader to challenge the BJP seems to be proceeding in a rather fitful manner. Every now and then leaders of various parties make moves towards achieving that objective only to come up with known and unknown obstacles. The other day, the Telangana chief minister and leader of the Telangana Rashtra Samiti, Chandrashekar Rao, took the trouble to fly to Kolkata to meet his West Bengal

  • BJP leaders Yashwant Sinha, Shatrughan Sinha meet Mamata Banerjee

    New Delhi: Disgruntled BJP leaders Yashwant Sinha and Shatrughan Sinha today met West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, and appreciated her efforts to bring together all regional forces against the Modi government ahead of coming Assembly and Lok Sabha elections.

  • Mamata Banerjee in Delhi: Time for BJP to pack up and go, says West Bengal CM

    New Delhi: Coming down heavily on the NDA-led Centre, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said issues like demonetisation and bank frauds have affected people at the grassroots level and that it was time for the BJP to “pack up and go”. She asserted that all opposition parties should work together to oust the saffron party.

  • Mamata Banerjee reaches Delhi to meet Sharad Pawar, Sonia Gandhi

    New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday reached Delhi where she is expected to meet several opposition leaders including  Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar to discuss ways to  take on Narendra Modi government inside and outside the parliament.

  • Telangana CM KCR, Mamata Banerjee discuss a 3rd front

    Kolkata: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on Monday afternoon to discuss the formation of a federal front.

  • Budget 2018, West Bengal Chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, Arun Jaitley, Narendra Modi

    Mamata Banerjee welcomes TDP’s decision to quit NDA

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today welcomed the TDP’s decision to quit the NDA and urged all opposition parties to work closely together against “atrocities, economic calamities and political instability”.