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
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.
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.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had alleged that Alapan Bandyopadhyay was targeted by the central government due to a 'political vendetta'.
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
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.
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.
West Bengal chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay retired on Monday. He will now serve as Mamata Banerjee’s advisor for the next three years.
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...PTI Photo
LJP (Ram Vilas) leader Chirag Paswan during a road show for the upcoming by-election in Kusheshwar Asthan assembly constituency, in Darbhanga district.PTI Photo
A potter prepares clay earthen lamps for sale ahead of the Diwali festival, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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 DhemajiPTI Photo
Pedestrians during heavy rain in Kolkata.PTI Photo
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