Mamata Banerjee

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POLITICS

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Award, Literature, Calcutta University, D.Litt

Mamata Banerjee was awarded DLitt degree and everyone seems to have a problem with it

West Bengal CM received the degree from Calcutta University for her contribution in the field of literature, language and social work.

POLITICS

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Free Speech, Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, Padmaavat

Padmaavat: Why Mamata Banerjee's defence of free speech reeks of double standards

The West Bengal CM’s effort to project herself as a liberal icon falls flat going by her track record over the past years.

POLITICS

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Mamata Banerjee, BJP, Swami Vivekananda, Bengal violence

Bengal is battling over its icons

The BJP and Trinamool Congress have been sparring over the ownership and legacy of the torchbearers of Bengal.

VARIETY

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POLITICS

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Mukul Roy, 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Bharti Ghosh, Mamata Banerjee

Why Mamata Banerjee and her 'cop daughter' Bharati Ghosh fell apart

Both are now threatening to make each other's deepest secrets public.

POLITICS

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Mamata Banerjee, Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Gujarat Polls

Why Mamata Banerjee is wary of Rahul Gandhi

The Congress chief's gritty performance in Gujarat has thrown a rug over Bengal CM's political ambitions.

POLITICS

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Ram Nath Kovind, Mamata Banerjee, Basirhat riots, President of India

How a painting brought Mamata Banerjee and Ram Nath Kovind closer

The West Bengal chief minister had vociferously opposed Kovind's candidature for the president's post.

VARIETY

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Kheermohan, Mamata Banerjee, Roshogulla, West Bengal

What it means for Bengal to win Roshogulla from Odisha

Voices are now being raised for Roshogulla Utsav.

LIFE

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Mamata Banerjee, Odisha, West Bengal, Rosogolla

How Bengal won the prestige issue of rasgulla from Odisha

The syrupy sweet is synonymous with Bengalis, for whom it was hardly a debate.

POLITICS

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TMC, Narendra Modi, Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal

Will Mukul Roy joining BJP help Amit Shah's Bengal mission?

The by-election in the state and the 2018 panchayat elections are going to be an acid test.