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PM Modi congratulates Mamata on her second innings as West Bengal CM

PM Modi congratulates Mamata on her second innings as West Bengal CM

PM Narendra Modi Friday congratulated Mamata Banerjee on taking oath as the CM of West Bengal for the second time.

Mamata Banerjee sworn-in as West Bengal CM: As it happened

Mamata Banerjee sworn-in as West Bengal CM: As it happened

Trinamool Congress (TMC) Chief Mamata Banerjee was on Friday sworn-in as Chief Minister of West Bengal for a second term in the presence of a galaxy of political heavyweights including Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay. Kolkata Mayor Shovan Chatterjee, former Indian cricketer Laxmi Ratan Shukla and singer Indranil Sen are among the 17 new faces in the 42-member ministry.

Burdwan agitation: Student activists stopped from meeting Bengal governor

 At least 100 student activists led by Students` Federation of India (SFI) were here on Saturday prevented by police from submitting a deputation to West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi urging him to intervene and restore normalcy at Burdwan University which has been on the boil after police baton charged a group of student agitators.

Institutes of higher education becoming platforms of politics: West Bengal Governor

West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi on Wednesday regretted that institutes of higher education are becoming platforms of politics and there is need to improve the relation between the teacher and the students.

Bengal Governor meets protesting Jadavpur students; no agreement on holding of student union elections

Bengal Governor meets protesting Jadavpur students; no agreement on holding of student union elections

A meeting took place between West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi and agitating students of Jadavpur University on Monday

VK Singh shown black flags over Dalit remarks

 Union Minister VK Singh, who kicked up a controversy by his remarks on the Faridabad Dalit burning incident, on Sunday refused to speak on the subject during the release of a book penned by him, as the Leftists staged protests and showed black flags against him.

West Bengal poll panel chief resigns, opposition slams Trinamool

West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi confirmed on Tuesday that state Election Commissioner SR Upadhyay has tendered his resignation.

Kalyani University VC sends resignation, Governor asks him to carry on

Vice Chancellor of Kalyani University Ratanlal Hangloo on Thursday sent his resignation to Governor KN Tripathi after students protesting against fee hike kept him under a night-long gherao, but his offer to quit was not accepted.

KN Tripathi sworn in Tripura Governor

West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, who has been given the additional charge of Tripura, was on Wednesday sworn in as the state's 17th governor.