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    Mamata Banerjee is an Indian politician who, since 2011, serves as the 8th and current Chief Minister of West Bengal. She is the first woman to hold the office.

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    Anti-CAA protests scald Bengal, trains, buses torched (roundup)
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    Anti-CAA protests scald Bengal, trains, buses torched (roundup)

    West Bengal was scalded by escalating violence against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which spread to more areas on Saturday as mobs torched buses, trains and railway stations, set afire government property and blocked roads and railway tracks, disrupting train and vehicular movements.

    Mamata announces statewide protests against citizenship law
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    Mamata announces statewide protests against citizenship law

    Reiterating that her government would not allow any NRC exercise or implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced statewide protests from Monday, saying that she will lead a rally from the base of B.R. Ambedkar's statue here.

    Mamata backs anti-CAA protests in Assam, NE
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    Mamata backs anti-CAA protests in Assam, NE

    Alleging there was "unrest throughout the nation", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday backed the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests in Assam, Tripura and other north eastern states, and expressed concern over the legislation's impact on the country's relations with neighbouring Bangladesh.

    Can non-BJP CMs thwart Citizenship Act's nationwide rollout?
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    Can non-BJP CMs thwart Citizenship Act's nationwide rollout?

    On Friday, in a packed hall at the Indian Women's Press Corps in New Delhi, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath alleged that the newly-amended Citizenship Act was an attempt by the BJP-ruled Centre to change the narrative by "design".

    Mamata offers 'business with a smile' to investors
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    Mamata offers 'business with a smile' to investors

    Offering "business with a smile" and "without tension", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here on Wednesday wooed investors claiming the state didn't discriminate against anybody and its economic fundamentals were better than the national average.

    A Nobel ceremony: Abhijit, wife Esther woo netizens in ethnic wear (Ld)
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    A Nobel ceremony: Abhijit, wife Esther woo netizens in ethnic wear (Ld)

    Indian-American economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, and his French-American wife Esther Duflo were conferred the Nobel Prize for Economics in Sweden here, alongside their American colleague Michael Kremer.

    A Nobel ceremony: Abhijit, wife Esther woo netizens in ethnic wear
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    A Nobel ceremony: Abhijit, wife Esther woo netizens in ethnic wear

    Indian-American economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, and his French-American wife Esther Duflo were conferred the Nobel Prize for Economics in Sweden here, alongside their American colleague Michael Kremer.

    Form joint front against CAB, NRC: Mamata
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    Form joint front against CAB, NRC: Mamata

    On a day the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) was tabled in the Lok Sabha, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday hardened her opposition to the legislation, urging everyone to form a joint front on the issue and averred that not a single citizen would have to leave the country.

    Mamata visits Kolkata market, enquire about onion price
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    Mamata visits Kolkata market, enquire about onion price

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday visited a prominent south Kolkata market and quizzed the vegetable seller and stockist about the exorbitant price of onions, now being sold between Rs 130 and Rs 140 a kilogram to retail customers.

    Hyderabad, Unnao cases have touched my heart: Mamata
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    Hyderabad, Unnao cases have touched my heart: Mamata

    Stating that the Hyderabad and Unnao incidents of atrocities against women have touched her heart, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday called for strengthening laws regarding such happenings and said strong action would be taken in the Malda case once the post-mortem report was available.

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