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I-PAC plots makeover for Mamata

Hired by Trinamool chief, Prashant Kishor and team are working on her image Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee appears to be undergoing a transformation, with the extempore rants and off-the-cuff remarks that were a characteristic feature of her combative political style having largely disappeared over the last few weeks. The change in the West […]

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Ballot papers to be used for local polls in Bengal: CM Banerjee

Demanding return of ballot papers in general and Assembly elections that are conducted by the Election Commission, Mamata also questioned the outcome of the latest Lok Sabha elections, in which her party lost significant ground to the BJP. Casting doubt on the credibility of the electronic voting machines (EVMs), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee […]

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News Analysis: How Mamata Banerjee weakened the party she founded

On the last Thursday of May, a week after the general election results, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee made a confession in public. “Till today,” she said, “I have not allowed Trinamool Congress [TMC] to run the trade unions properly so that industry can function…Now I will strengthen the unions.” She referred to her […]