Mamata meets Kejriwal in Delhi
After a resounding victory in the 2021 Assembly elections, the Bengal Chief Minister has spoken several times about uniting the various opposition parties against the BJP ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. Therefore, this meeting is considered to be significant. Earlier, the two leaders had met in July 2021.
Mamata to attend judiciary conference in Delhi, hopes to meet PM
Speculations are rife on what observations Banerjee is likely to make at the event against the backdrop of so many orders of the Calcutta High Court - that have gone against the state government - for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) enquiries on various issues. Highly placed sources from state Secretariat, Nabanna confirmed that the Chief Minister will be attending the conference, where issues like vacant posts is are impacting the progress of cases
Dhankhar seeks meeting with Mamata to discuss law & order issues
Till the report was filed, there was to confirmation or denial from the Chief Minister on whether she has accepted the offer from the Governor. Quoting his letter to the Chief Minister, Shankhar tweeted: "WB Guv has urged CM Mamata Banerjee for interaction during the day in view of disturbing and unprecedented worrisome scenario in the precincts of High Court at Calcutta as also the recent spate of heinous crime against women and continual deteriorating law & order in the state."
Dhankhar slams Mamata for taking 'judgemental stance' on minor rape case
Dhankhar also hinted that such "judgemental stance" can influence the investigation process in the case. "Criminal Investigation in shameful rape #Hanskhali leading to victim death is tainted & compromised when people in authority & constitutional position indicate judgmental stand. This against the law approach scuttles fair & independent probe as police is forced to toe such line," Dhankhar tweeted.
Mamata Banerjee gives love-angle twist to Hanskhali minor girl's rape
Speaking at the inauguration of the revamped Milan Mela, a permanent fair ground opposite the Science City at the Eastern Metropolitan Bypass in Kolkata on Monday afternoon, the chief minister referred to the minor's rape in connection with which Brajagopal Goyal, son of a local panchayet member, Samar Goyal, was arrested by the police on Sunday.
Abhishek Banerjee summoned again by ED on March 29
Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee -- nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was on Monday questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money laundering case pertaining to an alleged coal scam, has been again summoned by the probe agency to join the probe on March 29.
Mamata Banerjee in damage control mode
Three hours after Banerjee ordered the arrest of Hossain while on a visit to the site of the violence at the Bagtui village in Birbhum district, the latter was taken into custody. In her statement at the site, the Chief Minister said, "The kin of the victims said they telephoned Anirul and asked him to send police to Bagtui but he didn't." "I want him (Hossain) arrested. He can surrender but, otherwise, I want him to be arrested immediately," Banerjee told the state Director General of Police Manoj Malviya at Bagtui.
Mamata targeting Governor to hide law and order failures: Dilip Ghosh
The Governor has become a thorn in the flesh for the Trinamool because he asks questions. Whenever this type of incident (Birbhum violence) happens, he directly asks questions to the administration. This time also, the Governor asked where is the law and order? If a Trinamool Congress leader was killed, why police forces were not deployed immediately? In reaction to that killing, 12 people including children and women were burnt to death.
Abhishek Banerjee leaves ED office, says 'won't bow before people in power'
"I have told the agency that I am willing to cooperate, but why here in Delhi. There are elections in Bengal. The BJP can't fight us democratically, so they are resorting to vengeance politics. But I am not cowed down. The BJP lost in Bengal in 2021, and it will again lose in 2024. This washing machine tatic is not going to work for long. If you want to fight, fight democratically. They (BJP) are harassing me by calling me so many kilometres away," he said.
ED summons Abhishek Banerjee, wife in coal scam case
The agency has asked Banerjee and his wife to join the investigation on March 21-22. Abhishek Banerjee had on September 6, 2021, recorded his statement before the ED officials. He was interrogated for around six hours. But the probe agency was not satisfied and hence summoned him again along with his wife.In September 2021, the couple, via their counsel, had moved a plea before the Delhi High Court against the ED's summon.