Mamata Banerjee is an Indian politician who has served as the 8th and current Chief Minister of West Bengal since 2011 being the first woman to hold the office.
BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha on Saturday wrote to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, asking her to stop doing politics and focus on the public welfare.
West Bengal BJP unit president Dilip Ghosh on Sunday said that forcibly opening temples in the State is not the right decision as the priests are also scared of the spread of coronavirus.
The Bengal Imams Association has appealed to the public to continue the way they have been praying in their homes and inside the mosques during the COVID-19 lockdown with a strength of not more than five people.
A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced that deployment of 100 per cent workforce at tea gardens would be allowed from June 1, the tea industry of Siliguri welcomed the state government's decision, citing reasons of more production and employment.
In the name of Shramik Express, Indian Railways is running "Corona Express", said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday while alleging that social distancing is not being maintained in special trains transporting migrant workers and other people to their homes.
Miffed with Centre for sending 36 trains from Mumbai to West Bengal without State government's knowledge, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that if Central Government had planned and discussed the movement the trains with West Bengal, it would have been better.
On May 22, Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her handling of cyclone Amphan. However, it took less than 24 hours for the BJP leadership to attack the TMC government for "failing the state".
The District Administration of Bhadrak on Sunday conducted power restoration work at Basudebpur and Chandbali, the worst affected areas by cyclone Amhpan.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Sunday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, stating that the Army would have been called three days back to carry out post-cyclone relief work if the TMC supremo had kept the Governor's office in the loop.
The Central Government on Saturday sent five columns of Indian Army to help Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to restore infrastructure in Kolkata.