NEWS
31/07/2013
•  “Darjeeling is part and parcel of West Bengal” and the “question of division of the State does not arise,” Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said at Writers' Buildings on Wednesday. The government would not dissolve the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), she said. Bimal Gurung, resigned as the Chief Executive of the GTA — the regional autonomous body that started functioning from August 2012, which was accepted by the State Government.
29/07/2013
•  The Panchayat polls were conducted in five phases in rural West Bengal between July 11 and July 25. The result of the poll was published today. After the results were published, Hon'ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that the results show that it is the victory of the people and democracy. People have voted at a difficult time of heat, rains and the ongoing Ramzan. She said at the Writers' Buildings that the verdict should be respected and all should behave in a peaceful manner.
26/07/2013
•  State Government paid tribute to poet and composer Rajanikanta Sen on his 148th birth anniversary at Writers` Buildings.
25/07/2013
•  Hon'ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee convened a meeting at Writers` Buildings to decide the stand of the State on Food Security Bill. Finance Minister Amit Mitra, Urban Minister Firhad Hakim and Food Minister Jyotipriya Mallick as well as the Chief Secretary of the State Sanjay Mitra were also present in this meeting.
24/07/2013
•  Hon'ble Chief Minister conferred Chalacchitra Awards at the programme ‘Uttam Kumar Swarane’ organized by the State Government on the 33rd Death Anniversary of the legendary actor at Nazrul Mancha. Like previous year, this year the Government honoured 50 film personalities and entities with a set of prestigious awards. The awardees are: For lifetime achievement :- Madhabi Mukhopadhyay, Sandhya Roy, Dipankar De, Ranjit Mullick, Goutam Ghosh; Mahanayak Award 2013 :- Tapas Pal, Prasenjit Chattopadhyay; Special Film Award Actor/Actress:- Saswata Chatterjee, Mamata Shankar, Laboni Sarkar, Nayana Das, Sudipta Chakrabarti, Ananya Chatterjee, Rachana Banerjee, Swastika Mukherjee, Rajesh Sharma, Parambrata Chatterjee, Deb, Jit, Jishu Sengupta, Soham, Subhasish Mukherjee, Koel Mullick , Suvashri , Srabanti, Raima Sen, Churni Ganguly; Music Director:- Suparnokanti Ghosh, Prateek Chowdhury, Indradip Dasgupta, Anupam Roy; Director:- Sandip Ray, Koushik Ganguly, Srijit Mukherjee, Sujit Guha, Raj Chakraborty; Cinematographer:- Aveek Mukhopadhyay, Barun Mukherjee; Editor:- Arghyakamal Mitra, Rabiranjan Moitra; Art Director:- Nitish Roy; Producer:- New Theatres Private Limited, Arora Film Corporation Private Ltd., Sri Venkatesh Films Private Limited, R D Bansal and Company; Sound Recording:- Anup Mukherjee, Sushanta Banerjee; Make-up Artist:- Anup Ganguly; Special Award:- Chinmoy Roy, Partha Mukherjee.
19/07/2013
•  State Government paid tribute to the legendary poet, playwright and lyricist, Dwijendralal Roy on his 151st birth anniversary at Writers' Buildings.
14/07/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee attended an Iftar get-together at Park Circus Maidan. The Iftar was hosted by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation. Hon’ble Minister Firhad Hakim, Hon’ble Minister Javed Ahmed Khan, Hon'ble Mayor, Kolkata, Sovan Chatterjee, Commissioner of Police Surojit Kar Purkayastha , Chief Secretary and Home Secretary of West Bengal, the Peer Saheb of Medinipur, the Imams of Nakhoda Masjid and Tipu Sultan Masjid were also present in this get-together.
13/07/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid tribute to the legendary film actor Pran on his sad demise. She said that his demise will create a huge void in the cine world, may the Almighty rest the departed soul in peace.
11/07/2013
•  The first phase of the five phased Panchayat polls, is being held peacefully in Jangalmahal, said Hon'ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
10/07/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated the sacred `Ratha Yatra Utsav` at Park Circus. In her short speech the Hon’ble Chief Minister said that a huge mass of tourist visit Puri every year. The good news for them is that the State Government acquired an acre of land recently in the adjacent area of Puri. Tourist Lodge along with various facilities is supposed to be constructed shortly.

•   Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that it was a 'moral victory' after the Supreme Court asked Tata Motors to make its stand clear on its leasehold rights on the land at Singur as it had moved its car plant out of the state. She expressed her pleasure with the important observation that she expected.
03/07/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee convened a meeting with Panchayat Minister Subrata Mukherjee at Writers` Buildings, discussed about forthcoming Panchayat polls.
02/07/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had a meeting with the Chief Secretary Sanjay Mitra and Home Secretary Basudeb Banerjee at Writers` Buildings, discussed about the forthcoming Panchayat polls and administrative measures to be taken.
01/07/2013
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid tribute to Bidhan Chandra Roy on his 131st Birth Anniversary and 51st Death Anniversary at Writers' Buildings, on Doctor's Day.