(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).
Kolkata, Oct. 31, 2007 : The Trinamool Congress party chief, MamataBanerjee called for bandh in Bengal today, following her visit to the violence-struck Nandigram. She accused... - 12.08.2007, Submission
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 [Indian Express] - The factional feud in the Trinamool Congress's Birbhum unit spilled onto the corridors of a hospital on Saturday night with the party's former district secretary Asish Dey and his supporters allegedly threatening the owner of a private nursing home at
12.11.2012 [Hindustan Times] - About 40 days before their violent confrontation with the police over rehabilitation issues, residents of Loba village in Birbhum had written to West Bengal CM MamataBanerjee, apprising her of the problem surrounding the purchase of land by mining
02.11.2012 [TwoCircles.net] - Kolkata : MDMK general secretary Vaiko called on West Bengal Chief Minister MamataBanerjee at the Writers' Buildings here Friday and backed her stand that the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) regime had no moral right to continue.
10.11.2012 [Rediff] - Impressed with the leadership qualities of West Bengal Chief Minister MamataBanerjee, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Saturday admitted that he is is a big fan of hers. "The way she leads is highly commendable. I am a big fan of hers," said the
12.11.2012 [Times of India] - SURI: Six days after chief minister MamataBanerjee ordered an administrative inquiry into Dubrajpur police firing, ADG (law and order) Surajit Kar Purakayastha reached Loba village, and stayed there for 30 minutes, on Monday to speak with the
09.11.2012 [Times of India] - Birbhum, 2012: MamataBanerjee, the chief minister, stays away from the scene of clashes between the police and farmers in Loba on November 6, at the site of a proposed mining project, that leaves 37 injured. No senior Trinamool Congress leader or a
07.11.2012 [Times of India] - KOLKATA: MamataBanerjee ought to be pleased. On Wednesday, she got an ambassador for Bengal in the form of Lt Gen A K Choudhary, General Officer Commanding of the Bengal Area. While interacting with a group of 22 schoolchildren from the remote
02.11.2012 [Times of India] - KOLKATA: The MamataBanerjee government has asked all multi-service operators (MSOs) and cablemen to expedite the digitization process so that most television households have set-top boxes by December 31. Information and culture secretary Nandini
20.10.2012 [Times of India] - KOLKATA: A minister in the MamataBanerjee cabinet allegedly barged into Tollygunge police station in the wee hours of October 12 and forcibly released four youths who had been detained for beating up a police officer on duty. To hush up the fracas