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Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Castigates Centre For ‘Not Allowing’ Her To Global Peace Conference; Says ‘It Is Jealousy’

Sep 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with renowned world leaders and religious heads was invited to Global Peace Conference in Rome.

With Eyes On Upcoming Assembly Elections; TMC Aims To Set Foothold In Goa

Sep 24, 2021 Outlook Correspondent

The TMC insiders said the party is likely to launch itself in October in Goa, with its supremo Mamata Banerjee and the party’s national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee also to visit the coastal state in the coming months.

BJP Will Collapse In West Bengal If TMC Opens Its Doors To Party’s Leaders: Abhishek Banerjee

TMC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee said BJP’s leaders mostly MLAs have been queuing up outside the party’s office in West Bengal.

Calcutta HC Allows EC To File Notification Contents In Bhabanipur Bypolls Case

Sep 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Calcutta High Court was hearing PIL before it over Election Commission’s notification contents on Bhabanipur bypoll.

BJP To Not Field Candidate For WB RS Bypoll Against TMC's Sushmita Dev

Sushmita Dev is likely to get elected unopposed. West Bengal BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari tweeted about this decision.

14 September, 2021

Bhawanipur Bypoll: Mamata Didn't Mention Criminal Cases In Nomination Papers, BJP Tells EC

Outlook Web Desk

The West Bengal BJP unit lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who is set to contest the upcoming bypoll elections from Bhawanipur.

14 September, 2021

West Bengal Advocate General Kishore Datta Resigns Citing 'Personal Reasons'

Outlook Web Desk

He is the fourth Advocate General from the Mamata government to take this step. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar accepted his resignation with immediate effect.

14 September, 2021

PM Modi, Mamata Banerjee Greet People On Hindi Diwas

Outlook Web Desk

It was on this day in 1949 that Hindi, the most spoken language in the country, was adopted as an official language.

14 September, 2021

‘BJP Scared To Death’: Abhishek Banerjee After Tripura Govt Twice Denies Permission To His Protest Rally

Outlook Correspondent

Over the past couple of months, reports of incidents of political violence on the supporters of the TMC and the CPI(M) in Tripura has frequently made headlines in the media in West Bengal and Tripura.

13 September, 2021

Bhawanipur Bypoll: BJP Candidate Priyanka Tibrewal Files Nomination Against Mamata Banerjee

Outlook Web Desk

A lawyer and BJP's state youth wing leader, Tibrewal is pitted against Trinamool Congress head and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the Bhawanipur bypoll seat. Banerjee has to get elected by November 5 to retain her chief minister's post.

13 September, 2021

With No Heavyweights In Fray, Mamata Likely To Triumph In Bhowanipur

Outlook Web Desk

Mamata Banerjee, as per electoral pundits, will likely roar back to victory in Bhowaniopur constituency.

12 September, 2021

CBI Arrests 7 People In Murder Case During Post Poll West Bengal Violence

Outlook Web Desk

The CBI has taken over the cases of alleged murder and rape incidents, reported during post-poll violence in West Bengal.

12 September, 2021

TMC Lambasts BJP For Using Purported Image Of Kolkata Flyover To Project UP’s Progress

Outlook Web Desk

The advertisement titled 'Transforming Uttar Pradesh under Yogi Adityanath' showed an image of a flyover painted in blue-and-white colours synonymous with the TMC government.

10 September, 2021

BJP Fields Lawyer Of Poll Violence Case Fame Against Mamata In By-Poll

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

With Priyanka Tibrewal in the fray, the BJP is likely to make political violence by the ruling party on BJP members and supporters as their key poll issue, a senior leader of the BJP's state unit said.

10 September, 2021

Bengal Bypolls: Who Is Priyanka Tibrewal, BJP's Pick Against Mamata Banerjee In Bhabanipur?

Outlook Web Desk

41-year-old Priyanka Tibrewal, a Supreme Court lawyer by profession, is the Vice President of the BJP youth wing. She will be contesting the bypolls against West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee.

09 September, 2021

Not Aware About Nitish Kumar Attending Haryana Rally: JD(U)

Outlook Web Desk

The proposed rally at Jind, for which invitations have also been sent to regional heavyweights including Mamata Banerjee and Sharad Pawar is touted as the precursor to the formation of a ‘Third Front’.

06 September, 2021

TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee Appears Before ED

Outlook Web Desk

Abhishek Banerjee, who is nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was summoned by the ED in connection with coal pilferage scam.

05 September, 2021

Mamata To Contest From Bhabanipur In Bengal Bypolls

Outlook Web Desk

The election assumes significance considering Mamata Banerjee lost her seat from Nandigram in recently held polls.

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Paramilitary jawans conduct a route march for Bhabanipur Assembly by-election, in Kolkata.

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi meet Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit ahead of the oath taking ceremony for the Punjab Cabinet expansion, in Chandigarh

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Caste Your Vote: Why A Caste Census Could Radically Change India’s Political Map

Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?


A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.

Chinki Sinha
A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World


Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

Amandeep Sandhu
Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu