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West Bengal Assembly Speaker complains to Om Birla about 'excessive interference' of Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

West Bengal Assembly Speaker complains to Om Birla about 'excessive interference' of Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

West Bengal Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee said, "I told the Lok Sabha speaker about the excessive interference of Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar in parliamentary democracy and the functioning of the

Jun 23, 2021, 14:00 PM IST
China trying to hack Defence Ministry websites, reveals arrested intruder

China trying to hack Defence Ministry websites, reveals arrested intruder

The BSF had said on June 11 that Junwe told the investigators that he and his associates have smuggled as many as 1,300 Indian SIM cards into their country by hiding them in undergarments. These SIM

Jun 22, 2021, 23:54 PM IST
Centre pressurising Alapan Bandhopadhyay: TMC on 'penalty proceedings' against ex-Bengal chief secretary

Centre pressurising Alapan Bandhopadhyay: TMC on 'penalty proceedings' against ex-Bengal chief secretary

The Department of Personnel and Training had on Monday confirmed that the Centre has proposed to hold major penalty proceedings against Alapan Bandopadhyay, who was recently appointed advisor to

Jun 22, 2021, 18:22 PM IST
Big jolt to CM Mamata Banerjee in Narada sting case, Supreme Court judge Aniruddha Bose recuses from hearing the petition

Big jolt to CM Mamata Banerjee in Narada sting case, Supreme Court judge Aniruddha Bose recuses from hearing the petition

The Supreme Court was scheduled to hear three appeals including that of the state government challenging the Calcutta high court's denial for filing of affidavits by Mamata Banerjee and the state Law

Jun 22, 2021, 14:23 PM IST
Centre starts 'penalty proceedings' against Alapan Bandyopadhyay, former WB chief secy may lose retirement perks

Centre starts 'penalty proceedings' against Alapan Bandyopadhyay, former WB chief secy may lose retirement perks

"Major penalty proceedings have been initiated against Bandyopadhyay as per relevant service rules," an official said.

Jun 22, 2021, 06:30 AM IST
Mamata takes potshots at Uttar Pradesh, says 'bodies floated downstream to Bengal from UP polluted waters'

Mamata takes potshots at Uttar Pradesh, says 'bodies floated downstream to Bengal from UP polluted waters'

A number bloated corpses were found floating in the river in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar amid the raging second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, sparking panic among locals who depend on the Ganga for

Jun 21, 2021, 22:03 PM IST
Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar arrives in Darjeeling on 7-day visit, shown black flags by Trinamool Congress workers

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar arrives in Darjeeling on 7-day visit, shown black flags by Trinamool Congress workers

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar's visit to Darjeeling on Monday comes within days of meeting Union Home Minister Amit Shah twice amid allegations of post-poll violence. Dhankar went to Delhi on

Jun 21, 2021, 18:42 PM IST
West Bengal to inoculate only 'priority groups' from June 21, due to shortage of vaccine supply

West Bengal to inoculate only 'priority groups' from June 21, due to shortage of vaccine supply

West Bengal will stop vaccination for the 18+ years age group and only inoculate “priority groups” from Monday.

Jun 20, 2021, 22:51 PM IST
Bengal govt moves HC seeking recall of order to investigate post-poll violence

Bengal govt moves HC seeking recall of order to investigate post-poll violence

The application has been listed for hearing on Monday (June 21) before a five-judge which passed the order two days ago after taking into account the PILs on post-poll violence.

Jun 20, 2021, 20:16 PM IST
BJP's 'polarisation politics' damaged us, benefited TMC, says West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

BJP's 'polarisation politics' damaged us, benefited TMC, says West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

"BJP`s polarization politics caused us massive damage but benefited Mamata Banerjee. The minority population felt that if there is anyone that can eliminate communal forces like the BJP, it is the

Jun 20, 2021, 12:02 PM IST
West Bengal Board exams: Dates of Class 10 and Class 12 results announced, check here

West Bengal Board exams: Dates of Class 10 and Class 12 results announced, check here

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee had cancelled class 10 and Class 12 board exams on June 7 due to the COVID-19 situation. 

Jun 20, 2021, 07:26 AM IST
West Bengal: TMC MLA Jayanta Naskar dies after testing negative for COVID- 19

West Bengal: TMC MLA Jayanta Naskar dies after testing negative for COVID- 19

Trinamool Congress MLA Jayanta Naskar died at a hospital in the state capital on Saturday. He had tested positive for COVID-19 in May, however, the legislator had tested negative for the disease on

Jun 19, 2021, 23:54 PM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar calls post-poll violence in state 'worst since independence'

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar calls post-poll violence in state 'worst since independence'

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is likely to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah for a second time to discuss the law and order situation in the state.

Jun 19, 2021, 16:47 PM IST
Board exams in West Bengal: Class 10, 12 results to be based on internal assessment, previous class marks

Board exams in West Bengal: Class 10, 12 results to be based on internal assessment, previous class marks

In the first share of 50 marks, the average of Class 9 marksheet of the students will be considered. For the remaining 50 marks, a Class 10 internal formative assessment will be conducted. There are

Jun 18, 2021, 22:47 PM IST
After Mamata Banerjee, former TMC minister Santiram Mahato challenges poll result

After Mamata Banerjee, former TMC minister Santiram Mahato challenges poll result

Mahato lost to BJP’s Baneswar Mahato in Balarampur constituency by less than 500 votes.

Jun 18, 2021, 16:43 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee’s advocate objects to Kaushik Chanda's appointment as permanent judge at Calcutta HC

Mamata Banerjee’s advocate objects to Kaushik Chanda's appointment as permanent judge at Calcutta HC

Mamata Banerjee's advocate has written a letter to the Secretary, Chief Justice, Calcutta HC.

Jun 18, 2021, 15:58 PM IST
BJP seeks disqualification of TMC MLA Mukul Roy from West Bengal assembly, Suvendu Adhikari sends petition to Speaker

BJP seeks disqualification of TMC MLA Mukul Roy from West Bengal assembly, Suvendu Adhikari sends petition to Speaker

Mukul Roy and his son Subhranshu had returned to the ruling Trinamool Congress in the presence of party supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on June 11. 

Jun 18, 2021, 13:11 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee Vs Suvendu Adhikari : Calcutta High Court defers hearing on Nandigram poll results

Mamata Banerjee Vs Suvendu Adhikari : Calcutta High Court defers hearing on Nandigram poll results

The Calcutta High Court has deferred the hearing on Nandigram poll results to June 24. 

Jun 18, 2021, 12:06 PM IST
It would be fascinating to see Mamata suffer humiliation of Nandigram defeat twice: BJP

It would be fascinating to see Mamata suffer humiliation of Nandigram defeat twice: BJP

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lost to BJP's Suvendu Adhikari from the Nandigram seat in the recently-concluded West Bengal Assembly elections. 

Jun 18, 2021, 08:15 AM IST
Mamata Banerjee moves Calcutta HC challenging Nandigram poll result

Mamata Banerjee moves Calcutta HC challenging Nandigram poll result

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday moved the Calcutta High Court challenging the polling process in the Nandigram assembly constituency. 

Jun 17, 2021, 23:15 PM IST