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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.

West Bengal: Congress demands CBI probe into student's death

Congress leaders on Wednesday met West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi and demanded a CBI probe into the killing of the party's student wing leader at Sabang area of West Midnapore last month.

PM Modi performs ''aarti'' at Dakshineswar temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday offered prayers at the famed Dakshineswar temple near Kolkata in West Bengal.

CPI-M, BJP meet Bengal Governor ahead of municipal poll

 Apprehending terror and violence during Saturday's election to 91 municipalities across West Bengal, the CPI-M and BJP today met Governor K N Tripathi, while the saffron party called upon the Left and the Congress to resist attempts at malpractices setting aside their "party flags".

Governor asks WB SEC to ensure peaceful civic polls

West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi on Wednesday held talks with SEC S R Upadhyay and asked him to ensure peaceful polls to the 91 municipalities in the state on Saturday, after opposition parties accused the commission of "failing" to hold KMC elections freely and peacefully.

Multi-pronged strategy to fight challenges on security front: Meghalaya Governor

 Meghalaya Governor K N Tripathi today said the state government is determined to overcome challenges on the internal security, peace and law and order fronts.

Will work with PM Modi for Bihar's development, says Nitish Kumar

Will work with PM Modi for Bihar's development, says Nitish Kumar

Ending days of political drama, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Nitish Kumar on Sunday took oath as Bihar Chief Minister for the fourth time saying that he had once again assumed office with full earnestness and would work for the development of the state with sincerity.

Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar CM: As it happened

Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar CM: As it happened

Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar Chief Minister for the fourth time; Jitan Ram Manjhi, Mamata Banerjee, Tarun Gogoi present.

Kolkata safe city for women: Bengal governor

 West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi Thursday expressed satisfaction over the law and order situation in the state and called Kolkata a safe city for women.

No constitutional crisis in Bihar: Guv

Holding that there is no constitutional crisis in Bihar, Governor K N Tripathi on Wednesday said the law is very clear about the confidence vote scheduled on February 20.

Kalyani University violence unfortunate: WB Governor

Describing as "unfortunate" the assault of Kalyani University officials allegedly by its students and employees, West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi on Wednesday said discipline should be mainted by everybody.

Parading MLAs in Rashtrapati Bhavan does no good, says Bihar Guv

 Bihar Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi today said here that presenting legislators in Rashtrapati Bhavan is a "wasteful exercise" and does no good, days after JD(U)'s Nitish Kumar paraded about 130 MLAs in Delhi and met President Pranab Mukherjee.