(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 Mamata Banerjee 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 Mamata Banerjee'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 [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 Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress and Babualal Marandi's
02.11.2012 [TwoCircles.net] - Kolkata : MDMK general secretary Vaiko called on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee 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.