Monday, 30 January, 2023
TopicMamata Banerjee

Topic: Mamata Banerjee

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.

ED car, Vatican City & Starry Night — the stuff Kolkata’s Durga pandals are made of this year

Last year, Bengal’s Durga Puja became 1st in Asia to get UNESCO's intangible cultural heritage tag. After 2 yrs of low-key celebrations due to Covid, revellers went all out this year.

On Camera

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.