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Alapan Bandyopadhyay

Went To Cyclone-Hit Area On CM's Order, Alapan Says In Reply To Centre's Notice

Jun 04, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Union Home Ministry had on May 31 served a show-cause notice to Bandyopadhyay under a stringent provision of the Disaster Management Act that entails imprisonment up to two years

Bengal: BJP-TMC Tug Of War Begins Over ‘Silent’ Mukul Roy

Jun 03, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

On the day he took oath as an MLA, Roy refused to speak to the media on the Bengal situation, arguing that there are times when one should value silence.

'Alapan Bandyopadhyay Chapter Is Over': Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee, however, asserted that her administration will stand by the former chief secretary of the state on the row over his not joining the central government.

Former Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay Could Face Jail For Skipping PM Meet

Jun 02, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had alleged that Alapan Bandyopadhyay was targeted by the central government due to a 'political vendetta'.

'Ego Prevailed Over Public Service': Bengal Governor Hits Out At Mamata Over Cyclone Meet Row

Mamata Banerjee had indicated to me that she would boycott the PM’s cyclone review meet if leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari would be present, governor Jagdeep Dhankar said

01 June, 2021

Centre Issues Show-Cause Notice To Ex-Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay

Outlook Web Bureau

On Monday, Alapan Bandyopadhyay retired from service amid row with the Centre and will now be serving as Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Chief Advisor.

01 June, 2021

West Bengal Chief Secretary Row: Why Is There A Controversy Over The Centre’s Order?

Outlook Web Bureau

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee refused to relieve the officer and shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday requesting him to rescind the May 28 order. The order has not been cancelled so far.

31 May, 2021

Bengal Chief Secretary’s Retirement Likely To Intensify Tussle Between Centre And State Govt

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

West Bengal chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay retired on Monday. He will now serve as Mamata Banerjee’s advisor for the next three years.

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Lok Sabha MP Saugata Roy, Mahua Moitra, former Union Minister Babul Supriyo, National GTC Vice President Luizinho Faleiro and other activists of Goa Trinamool Congress release a chargesheet against the alleged misrule...

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LJP (Ram Vilas) leader Chirag Paswan during a road show for the upcoming by-election in Kusheshwar Asthan assembly constituency, in Darbhanga district.

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A potter prepares clay earthen lamps for sale ahead of the Diwali festival, in Gurugram.

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All Assam Students Union (AASU) General Secretary Sankar Jyoti Baruah along with party activists protest against the construction of the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) dam, at Dhemaji

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Pedestrians during heavy rain in Kolkata.

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