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Mamata Banerjee has scored an own goal by raking up Durga idol immersion controversy

Mamata Banerjee's reaction on the Durga idol immersion controversy is symptomatic of a leader suffering from a deep confusion about political trajectory. For the first time in her career, the fireb...

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My resolve to ensure festival passes off peacefully: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said her government would take all steps to stop potential troublemakers during Durga Puja in the state and asserted it was her resolve...

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Mamata Banerjee's Plan After Court Voids Idol Immersion Ban On Muharram

The day after the high court cancelled unusual restrictions imposed in West Bengal on Puja processions this year, the Mamata Banerjee government on Friday decided that people will have to seek poli...

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Durga Puja row: After HC setback, Mamata says police permission must to immerse...

The West Bengal government has decided to not challenge a Calcutta high court order, which put on hold a controversial order restricting idol immersion on October 1 (Muharram) and was widely seen a...

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State government to decide whether idol immersion permissible on Muharram, says Mamata Banerjee

In a turn of events, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that she would not move the Supreme Court over the idol immersion issue, claiming that the High Court ruling was in the state go...

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Mamata's Muharram, Durga Puja plan: Law and order issue or appeasement politics?

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has just received a major setback from the Calcutta High Court on the question of governance. The high court struck down the West Bengal government order ...

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Mamata Banerjee (born 5 January 1955) is the 8th and current Chief Minister of West Bengal. She is the first woman to hold the office. Banerjee founded the party All India Trinamool Congress (AITMC or TMC) in 1997 and became its chairperson, after separating from the Indian National Congress.