Partha Chatterjee

None from West Bengal consulted on National Educational Policy: Education Minister Partha Chatterjee

Partha Chatterjee said, "I can say with my full voice none from Bengal was included in the discussion and the draft resolution of national education policy where we have given our thoughts after discussion, point of discussion for 3 to 4 years may be with someone but not with us."

Aug 07, 2020, 15:44 PM IST

West Bengal govt tables anti-CAA resolution in Assembly

Three states - Kerala, Rajasthan and Punjab - have already passed resolutions against the new citizenship law.

Jan 27, 2020, 14:49 PM IST

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar slams Trinamool Congress for calling his Jadavpur University visit 'shocking'

TMC yesterday expressed its shock over Governor Dhankhar's visit to JV to bring Union Minister Babul Supriyo who was allegedly heckled by a section of students.

Sep 20, 2019, 14:19 PM IST

'Stree rog': Trinamool minister Partha Chatterjee lands in soup over sexist remark on protesting teacher

Bengal Education Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Partha Chatterjee landed himself in a soup over an alleged sexist remark on protesting women teachers.

Jul 26, 2019, 14:04 PM IST

Islampur violence: RSS slaps legal notice on West Bengal Minister Partha Chatterjee

Following the violence and the death of the two students, Partha Chatterjee had said that the RSS was involved in the violence.

Oct 04, 2018, 16:51 PM IST

Kolkata student allegedly 'stripped naked', 'filmed' inside college for inquiring about fest

The video of the incident went viral on social media after it was shared by one of the accused.

Jun 04, 2018, 07:57 AM IST

Six axed Trinamool MLAs recognised as BJP legislators

Four months after six axed Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLAs joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the lawmakers were recognised as saffron party legislators in the Tripura Assembly on Sunday, Speaker Ramendra Chandra Debnath announced.

Dec 10, 2017, 16:51 PM IST

BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya blames Mamata Banerjee's mentality for Darjeeling situation

He also defended BJP leader Roopa Ganguly over her controversial statement on women safety, saying she was referring to the "poor" law and order situation in West Bengal.

Jul 18, 2017, 20:00 PM IST

Accusations against me bid to cover lapses, divert attention: West Bengal Governor

West Bengal Governor on Wednesday said the statement issued against him by a state minister is an "attempt to cover the lapses" of the government.

Jul 05, 2017, 20:27 PM IST

Open to talks to restore normalcy in Darjeeling: West Bengal government

State Home Secretary Malay De, who chaired an all-party meeting here on the prevailing situation in the scenic hills, said the doors of the government "are open for talks to restore normalcy in there".

Jun 22, 2017, 17:37 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee assures to restore normalcy in violence-hit Darjeeling

Two army columns were deployed in the town at the request of Banerjee to maintain law and order.

Jun 10, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

Comparing Bipin Rawat to General Dyer is sad, uncalled for: Navy Chief Sunil Lanba

Comparing Army chief Bipin Rawat to General Dyer is a "sad comparison", his naval counterpart Admiral Sunil Lanba said on Thursday.

Jun 08, 2017, 22:34 PM IST

`Were you hurt by comparison with General Dyer?` Here's how Army chief responded

The Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place on April 13, 1919, when non-violent protesters were subjected to unprovoked firing by the British Indian Army troops.

Jun 08, 2017, 13:00 PM IST

Bengal to make campus poll 'apolitical'

Eschewing political association in student body elections, a model followed by the city's premier St. Xavier's College, the West Bengal government will roll out a new "apolitical" system this year for student union elections.

Jun 07, 2017, 14:31 PM IST

Partha Chatterjee not remorseful for comparing Army Chief Bipin Rawat with Jallianwala Bagh butcher General Dyer

Despite criticism, scholar Partha Chatterjee has said that he sticks to his opinion and will not change his opinion whatsoever.

Jun 06, 2017, 11:09 AM IST

West Bengal to be renamed `Bengal` in English and 'Bango' or `Bangla` in Bengali

A special session of the West Bengal Assembly will be convened from August 26 to discuss and pass a resolution to give effect to the new name.

Aug 02, 2016, 16:35 PM IST

TMC orders internal probe into Narada sting operation

The inquiry would also look into whether leaders of other political parties had helped in conducting this sting operation, party general secretary Partha Chatterjee said.

Apr 09, 2016, 18:44 PM IST

Political colour not to influence flood relief: Partha Chatterjee

Political affiliations will not come in the way of distributing flood relief in the state, Trinamool Congress Secretary General Partha Chatterjee said even as disgruntled locals today stopped his convoy in Nadia district to vent their ire on a local party MLA.

Aug 04, 2015, 14:29 PM IST

Calcutta University assault: JNU teachers condemn West Bengal government

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association (JNUTA) on Tuesday condemned the West Bengal government for "perpetrating violence" on peacefully agitating teachers of the state.

Jul 07, 2015, 15:42 PM IST

Opposition dubs KMC poll 'farce', TMC says it is peaceful, free

Amid opposition parties' allegations of terror and violence by the ruling Trinamool Congress, around 60 per cent voters on Saturday cast their ballots in the election to the 144-ward Kolkata Municipal Corporation, billed as the "semifinal" before next year's Assembly poll.

Apr 18, 2015, 19:14 PM IST