Mamata Banerjee

Mamta meets PM, demands center's intervention

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee met the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh at Raj Bhawan in Kolkata on Saturday evening during his visit to West Bengal. 

”We discussed issues like the (ruling) Communist Party of India-Marxist supported police atrocities on the tribal community at Lalgarh and demanded centre’s intervention in these issues,” Banerjee told after coming out of the meeting. 

She headed a seven-member delegation to the Raj Bhawan. The meeting lasted for around half-an-hour.

“Besides these issues we also told the prime minister about the state sponsored terrorism in Nandigram. Yesterday (Friday) one of our woman activists was assaulted by CPI-M cadres in Nandigram”, she added.

Mamata Threatens Legal Action Against Ratan Tata

Mamata Threatens Legal Action Against Ratan TataTrinamool Congress chief, Mamata Banerjee has demanded apology from TATA chief Ratan Tata. She criticized him for his derogatory remarks in his letter.

TATA has written an open letter to the people of the state describing circumstances that led to relocation of his dream car project from the state. The letter was published in all leading newspapers of Kolkata. He specifically mentioned the negative role of Trinamool in Singur pull out.

Mamata requests PM and President to Intervene in the Singur Case

Mamata requests PM and President to Intervene in the Singur CaseBurdened by the allegations of sabotaging industrialization and progress in West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee visited Delhi to shift the responsibility for the loss of the Nano plant for Singur to others. 

She met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Pratibha Patil on Tuesday to demand action against the West Bengal government under Article 355 for its failure to stand by the agreement, in the Singur case, which stipulates that 400 acres acquired be portioned out and returned to farmers. 

Mamata Banerjee urges President, PM to intervene in Singur land row

Mamata Banerjee to meet Sonia Gandhi to discuss Singur impasse

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata BanerjeeNew Delhi/Kolkata, Sept 30: As Tata consider re-locating the stalled 'Nano' project, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee will meet UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi here today to resolve the Singur impasse.

Mamata said that she will submit all papers to the UPA chairperson on the agreement that provides for return of maximum land from within the Tata Motors car project site at Singur to "unwilling" land-losers, signed in the presence of state Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi on September 7.

Mamata blames Buddhadeb for Singur row

Kolkata, Sept 13 : Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday blamed the West Bengal Government for the Singur row as it broke the terms of the agreement with her party. 

Banerjee, while alleging that Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhatterjee was taking all the decisions without consulting TMC, said, "West Bengal government doesn''t respect us. It has broken the terms of agreement.”

“We are not ready for any more talks," said Banerjee, and added, “We will announce a final decision on September 19.“ 

Banerjee’s statement came barely hours after Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi called for a "spirit of accommodation" that was evident during the talks he presided over to break the Singur deadlock.