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Amit Mitra Asks Centre To Take Decisions At GST Council By Consensus

Amit Mitra Asks Centre To Take Decisions At GST Council By Consensus

In a two-page letter to Sitharaman, the Principal Chief Adviser to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the Finance Department, Dr Amit Mitra, cited a recent judgment of the Supreme Court in this regard

28 June 2022
West Bengal Government To Plant 13 Lakh Saplings Of Mango This Year

West Bengal Government To Plant 13 Lakh Saplings Of Mango This Year

In order to draw boost the popularity of Bengal's mango varieties, the state government is planning to plant 13 lakh saplings of mangoes this year.

23 June 2022

KK's Demise: Calcutta HC Asks Bengal Government To File Affidavit

Three public interest litigations have been filed on the unfortunate demise of singer KK last month, with CBI being dragged alongside.

KK's Demise: Calcutta HC Asks West Bengal Government To File Affidavit

KK's Demise: Calcutta HC Asks West Bengal Government To File Affidavit

Three Public Interest Litigations (PILs) have been filed by advocates Imtiyaz Ahmed, Soumya Shubhro Roy, and Syan Bandopadhya on the unfortunate demise of...

20 June 2022

Bengal Government's Initiatives In Curbing Child Labor Gets Appreciation by UNICEF

The UNICEF has lauded the Bengal government's work against child labor and has hoped the social injustice would be a thing of the past with such continued...

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06 June 2022
Adani Enterprises To Set Up Hyper-scale Data Centre At Bengal Silicon Valley: Minister

Adani Enterprises To Set Up Hyper-scale Data Centre At Bengal Silicon Valley: Minister

The Commerce and Industry, Partha Chatterjee Minister, in a press conference said that the West Bengal government has given approval to Adani Enterprises for...


06 June 2022
Bengal Govt Looks To Add 2,000 Electric Buses, Convert 3,000 To CNG-Powered Vehicles

Bengal Govt Looks To Add 2,000 Electric Buses, Convert 3,000 To CNG-Powered Vehicles

The West Bengal government is all set to add 2,000 electric buses to its fleet of public transport buses and ensure the conversion of at least 3,000,...


06 June 2022
West Bengal Being Governed By Ruler: Dhankhar

West Bengal Being Governed By Ruler: Dhankhar

I have seen a situation where there is no rule of law, but a ruler," Dhankhar said during his visit to Udaipur where he attended several events.


03 June 2022
KK Death: Om Puri's Ex-Wife Nandita Puri Blames Kolkata For The Singer's Demise

KK Death: Om Puri's Ex-Wife Nandita Puri Blames Kolkata For The Singer's Demise

Nandita Puri took to Facebook to accuse the West Bengal Nandita Puri, has blamed the West Bengal government and the organizers of the concert for singer KK's...


26 May 2022
Bengal Speaker Flays Governor For “Sitting” Over Bill To Bifurcate Howrah Civic Body

Bengal Speaker Flays Governor For “Sitting” Over Bill To Bifurcate Howrah Civic Body

"The governor is sitting over it (the bill)... people residing in the area have not been getting proper civic services," the speaker told the reporters.


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26 May 2022
Bengal To Introduce Bill To Make CM Chancellor Of State-Run Varsities

Bengal To Introduce Bill To Make CM Chancellor Of State-Run Varsities

"This proposal will soon be introduced as a bill in the assembly," said state education minister Bratya Basu.


25 May 2022
Bimal Gurung Begins ‘Indefinite’ Hunger Strike To Press For GJM Demands

Bimal Gurung Begins ‘Indefinite’ Hunger Strike To Press For GJM Demands

According to GJM sources, the MoP, among other suggestions, calls for honouring in letter and spirit the Memorandum of Agreement that was signed in 2011.


24 May 2022
Paresh Adhikari Defied CBI Instructions, Left Kolkata For Hometown In Cooch Behar: Official

Paresh Adhikari Defied CBI Instructions, Left Kolkata For Hometown In Cooch Behar: Official

"We had told the minister not to leave the city. We have come to know that he left for Bagdogra this morning. We will inquire into the matter," said the CBI...


19 May 2022
BJP Misusing Central Agencies, Law Will Take Own Course: Mamata Banerjee Amid SSC Row

BJP Misusing Central Agencies, Law Will Take Own Course: Mamata Banerjee Amid SSC Row

"A lot of things are being said about discrepancies in recruitment. If someone has committed any wrong, then law will take its own course," said CM Banerjee.


18 May 2022
Cops Use Water Cannons, Baton-Charge To Quell Protesting ABVP Activists In Kolkata

Cops Use Water Cannons, Baton-Charge To Quell Protesting ABVP Activists In Kolkata

According to the ABVP national secretary Saptarshi Sarkar, four of their activists were arrested.


17 May 2022
Kolkata Metro Construction: Demolition Of Building Underway At Bowbazar After Several Houses Develop Cracks

Kolkata Metro Construction: Demolition Of Building Underway At Bowbazar After Several Houses Develop Cracks

A team of experts from Jadavpur University Tuesday visited the affected buildings, which are several decades old, to ascertain the extent of damages suffered.


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14 May 2022
Bimal Gurung Urges Mamata Banerjee To Hold GTA Polls

Bimal Gurung Urges Mamata Banerjee To Hold GTA Polls

In a letter to Banerjee, Gurung requested her "to put the GTA election in abeyance till the Memorandum of Proposal (MoP) submitted by the party to government...


14 May 2022
Anik Dutta's Film ‘Aparajito’ On Satyajit Ray Finds No Show In Two West Bengal Government-Run Theatres

Anik Dutta's Film ‘Aparajito’ On Satyajit Ray Finds No Show In Two West Bengal Government-Run Theatres

'Aparajito’, which recently received acclaim at a Mumbai film festival, traces filmmaker Satyajit Ray's journey during the making of his cult classic film...


13 May 2022
ED Raids Bangladesh Nationals Living In West Bengal As Indian Citizens

ED Raids Bangladesh Nationals Living In West Bengal As Indian Citizens

West Bengal shares an over 2,216-km-long international boundary with Bangladesh.


13 May 2022
Kolkata Metro Asked To Test Soil As Bowbazar Houses Develop Cracks

Kolkata Metro Asked To Test Soil As Bowbazar Houses Develop Cracks

At least 12 buildings in the congested central Kolkata locality have developed major cracks, following which 232 people were moved to different hotels.


12 May 2022
TMC's Anubrata Mondal Admitted to Hospital with Chest Pain

TMC's Anubrata Mondal Admitted to Hospital with Chest Pain

Trinamool Congress leader Anubrata Mondal, under the CBI scanner in the cattle smuggling case, was admitted to a private hospital in Kolkata on Thursday...


12 May 2022
Mamata Banerjee Writes To PM Modi, Seeks Release Of MGNREGA, PMAY Funds

Mamata Banerjee Writes To PM Modi, Seeks Release Of MGNREGA, PMAY Funds

"It is very astonishing that the Government of India is not releasing funds to West Bengal for MGNREGA and PM Awas Yojana," said CM Banerjee.


10 May 2022
Gorkhaland Territorial Administration Polls In June

Gorkhaland Territorial Administration Polls In June

The polls to the Siliguri Mahakuma Parishad (SMP) will also be organised in June.


10 May 2022
Assam Tackling Illegal Migration, Bengal Is Not: Amit Shah

Assam Tackling Illegal Migration, Bengal Is Not: Amit Shah

Addressing a public rally in Assam , Amit Shah said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is committed to end the problem of infiltration but claimed 'Bengal is...


10 May 2022
BJYM Activist Arjun Chaurasia's Death By Hanging, Indicates Autopsy Report

BJYM Activist Arjun Chaurasia's Death By Hanging, Indicates Autopsy Report

The findings relating to the cause of death of Chourasia is "hanging" and the ligature mark on his neck is "ante-mortem", noted the court.


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