(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 [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 [Indian Express] - “I recently met Chief Minister and Trinamool chairperson Mamata Banerjee after which the decision has been taken to join her party,” Choudhury, who was with the Trinamool till 2006, told reporters here. He claimed that he was sidelined in the Congress
12.11.2012 [Times of India] - KOLKATA: Like Durga puja, governor M K Narayanan and chief minister Mamata Banerjee 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.
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.