13 parliamentary secretaries sworn in amid opposition boycott

Amidst a boycott by the entire opposition in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee administered the oath of office and secrecy to 13 parliamentary secretaries, all Trinamool Congress MLAs.

Sanjay Mitra takes over as Bengal`s new Chief Secretary

Sanjay Mitra, a 1982 batch IAS officer on Sunday took over as new Chief Secretary of West Bengal, replacing Samar Ghosh who retired from the post.