Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicMamamta Banerjee

Topic: Mamamta Banerjee

‘Mamata with a modern touch’: Why Trinamool has come around to Abhishek as party heir

For a long time, 34-year-old Diamond Harbour MP Abhishek Banerjee — seen as Mamata's heir — faced opposition not only from the BJP but also within his own party. 

Gautam Adani’s son Karan meet Mamata Banerjee over proposed investments in Tajpur Port

Discussions over investments in Deocha-Pachami coal mining project were also held in meeting, held 2 months before state govt's annual global business summit, a govt official says.

Can’t impose Covid restrictions everywhere as it may impact economy, says Mamata Banerjee

Banerjee said that her govt was reviewing the emerging pandemic situation 'seriously' and hinted that a decision will be taken regarding restriction, taking the economy into account.

Nehru called Kolkata ‘nightmare city’. Now, Bengal worships freedom with inter-party violence

From Gandhi to Jyoti Basu to Didi, Bengal's back is broken by political violence, says Sugato Hazra in 'Losing the Plot'.

West Bengal’s next government, and PM Modi’s dialogue with ‘didi across the border’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

It’s Human Rights Day for all ‘vote banks’, & the mother of ‘too much democracy’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Mamta Banerjee says 75% students couldn’t take JEE exam in Bengal, blames Centre’s ‘ego’

The Bengal CM said despite all the arrangements made by the state govt only 1,167 out of 4,652 candidates could take the JEE-Main exam.

Mamata shunts top Bengal health officer — it’s the 5th IAS officer transfer during lockdown

Mamata Banerjee transfers Principal Secretary, Health, Vivek Kumar, allegedly after ‘fallout’ over how to manage the Covid pandemic.  

Mamata becomes mellow ‘Bengal’s daughter’ as she rebrands herself for 2021 assembly polls

With poll strategist Prashant Kishor on board, Mamata’s election campaign will be devoid of political aggression and will focus on her as a brand.

Arundhati Roy, Kamal Haasan condemn detention of citizenship law protesters

Police detained scores of protesters at anti-Citizenship Act rallies in Delhi and Bengaluru, including historian Ramachandra Guha and political analyst Yogendra Yadav.

On Camera

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General Qamar Javed Bajwa | File photo: Flickr

For Gen Bajwa, it was family first, Pakistan later. His rule has lessons for future leaders

From getting his sister-in-law a highly coveted job in Pakistan International Airlines to amassing billions, Bajwa has many answers to give.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.