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Mamata Banerjee starts presenting her fifth rail budget

Railway budget 5 150x150 Mamata Banerjee starts presenting her fifth rail budgetRailway Minister Mamata Banerjee began presenting the rail budget for 2011-12 in the Lok Sabha Friday with the promise of not only moving ahead faster to build a strong railroad infrastructure but also to address the needs of the average person. “We have taken a two-pronged approach. On the one hand, building sustainable, efficient, rapidly-growing [...] Continue reading Mamata Banerjee starts presenting her fifth rail budget

Mamata loses cool, shouts at journalist

mamta benarji 150x150 Mamata loses cool, shouts at journalistTrinamool Congress chief and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday lost her cool with a woman journalist who posed an uncomfortable question, sternly telling her not to be a “mouthpiece” of the West Bengal’s ruling Marxists. The journalist asked Banerjee to comment on the Left parties’ allegation that the railways was splurging money in advertisements. An [...] Continue reading Mamata loses cool, shouts at journalist

Mamata Banerjee 150x150 Mamata buckles under anti land acquisition stir, cancels Sankrail projectIn an irony of sorts, Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Thursday announced shifting of a proposed railway coach factory from Sankrail in Howrah district following vehement anti-land acquisition protests. Announcing shifting of the project at a function in Borai of Hooghly district, Banerjee said: “I will not forcibly set up the coach [...] Continue reading Mamata buckles under anti-land acquisition stir, cancels Sankrail project

Born on train, girl is named Mamata Banerjee

tfe no thumb Born on train, girl is named Mamata BanerjeeA girl child born on a moving train has been named Mamata Banerjee! That’s right, after the railway minister. The girl was delivered on board the Barauni Express train between Kurukshetra and Karnal stations Saturday, with a handful of women travelling on coach S-9 volunteering to help in the delivery of the child in the [...] Continue reading Born on train, girl is named Mamata Banerjee

Mamata to attend meeting on women’s quota bill

Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee will attend a meeting of all political parties in the Lok Sabha on the women’s reservation bill here Monday, a Trinamool Congress leader said Saturday.
The Trinamool Congress, the second largest party in the Congress-led ruling coalition, had abstained from voting on the women’s quota bill in the Rajya Sabha March 9.
“Mamataji [...] Continue reading Mamata to attend meeting on women’s quota bill