(pronounced ; born 5 January 1955) is the 11th and current Chief Minister of West Bengal. She is the first woman to hold the office. Banerjee founded the party All India Trinamool Congress (AITMC or TMC) in 1997 and became its chairperson, after separating from the Indian National Congress. She is usually called "Didi" (meaning elder sister).
12.11.2012 [Firstpost] - Suri: Sharpening her attack on the MamataBanerjee government, Union minister Deepa Dasmunshi today said it had failed to come up with a land policy and was taking West Bengal downhill. “We don't want another Singur and Nandigram. The state saw a
12.11.2012 [Economic Times] - The Congress, which is now playing the opposition party's role in West Bengal after quitting MamataBanerjee's government, will organise a rally in Haldia on November 20 to highlight failures of the state government to protect industry houses and
12.11.2012 [Times of India] - KOLKATA: Like Durga puja, governor M K Narayanan and chief minister MamataBanerjee are the most sought after personalities for inaugurating the Kali pujas too. Mamata has agreed to inaugurate more than a dozen well-known Pujas across the city.
12.11.2012 [Economic Times] - NEW DELHI: Congress today claimed that the UPA government is "strong and stable" despite the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) becoming the third constituent to withdraw support after MamataBanerjee's Trinamool Congress and Babualal Marandi's