Saturday, 26 November, 2022
TopicMamata Banerjee

Topic: Mamata Banerjee

‘Big political message’ — CM Mamata Banerjee’s meeting with Suvendu Adhikari raises eyebrows

Adhikari was invited to Banerjee's chamber in the state assembly. He was accompanied by BJP MLAs Agnimitra Paul, Ashok Lahiri and Manoj Tigga.

Mamata scores 92% — after brouhaha over ‘netas’ on Bengal teacher test rank list, board clarifies

After names of politicians like Amit Shah (93%), Sukanta Majumdar (90%) appeared on list of teacher eligibility test qualifier list, state education board says 'just namesakes'.

No escalation but agreement between US and China on Taiwan is unlikely

ThePrint view on the most important issues.

‘Ram, Baam & Shyam’ — why Mamata’s going hammer and tongs at BJP-CPI(M)-Congress ‘alliance’

After loss in farm co-op poll, the West Bengal CM has claimed that opposition parties gang up against TMC only during elections. Panchayat polls in the state will be held in 2023.

‘BJP makes empty promises before elections’ — Mamata reaches out to Matuas, but opposes CAA

At a rally in Nadia, Bengal CM claims BJP is using Citizenship (Amendment) Act for Gujarat polls & asserts Matuas are very much citizens of this country.

Rumble with Dhankhar a thing of the past, TMC in no mood to back DMK’s plea against TN governor

TMC had bitter equation with V-P Jagdeep Dhankhar when he was Bengal governor. But things have changed with his successor, who hosted Mamata Banerjee for an event in Chennai this week.

Truce with Raj Bhavan? After hosting him for Kali Puja, Mamata to attend governor’s Chennai event

While Mamata & ex-governor Jagdeep Dhankhar crossed swords over multiple state-related affairs, the Bengal CM has taken a drastically softer stand on La Ganesan, who took oath in July.

‘Why has he been deprived?’: Mamata backs Ganguly after BCCI run out, asks PM to send him to ICC

Ganguly is set to be replaced by former India all-rounder Roger Binny as BCCI chief on 18 October. The Bengal CM sought to know reasons for Ganguly being 'axed'.

Don’t do politics, allow Sourav Ganguly to contest ICC polls, Mamata requests PM

Sourav Ganguly is making way for Roger Binny as next BCCI president. He will contest the post in the Bengal cricket board next.

Kejriwal, Rahul, Mamata’s silence on Muslims’ flogging shows deeper crisis in Opposition camp

Is neutral politics a sustainable political strategy in the long term for the Opposition? Rahul Gandhi and Kejriwal should've listened to Mohan Bhagwat more attentively.

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War to climate change—tech diplomacy can tackle global challenges. India must lead from front

The geopolitical landscape is more hostile than ever, which means technology has a vital role to play in ensuring cross-border data flows.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

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French Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu set for India visit, to board INS Vikrant on 27 Nov

Lecornu's visit comes at a time when France is offering more Rafale jets to IAF at a reduced cost and higher indigenous content besides the naval version of the aircraft.

G-20(24): How ‘Vishwaguru’ can get new strategic space & Modi another stage in pre-election year

Modi has been balancing India’s interests, playing US & Russia and keeping China off his back. You can trust him to exploit this year-long opening to India’s benefit. And to his own.