West Bengal trims guv’s powers, cuts direct access to universities
Tuesday’s gazette notification — putting the state government between the chancellor’s office and vice-chancellors — caps three months of back and forth between Raj Bhavan and the Bengal government, starting with governor Jagdeep Dhankhar’s visit to the Jadavpur University campus to “rescue” Union minister of state Babul Supriyo from student protesters.
At least five shot at bar in West Virginia on New Year's Day
According to WOWK-TV, more than a dozen shell casings were found outside the bar...
Bengal co-op banks lent Rs 36,000 crore in last 5 years: WB Fin Min Amit Mitra
In a bid to bring unbanked areas under the institutional credi...
Who will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Hemant Soren as Jharkhand CM
The winning alliance has already sent invitations to several chief ministers and national leaders, sources said.
Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee challenges Amit Shah to implement CAA, NRC in West Bengal
Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee took out protest march in Kolkata against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Regist...
Q3 earnings, West Asia tension among 13 factors likely to drive market this week
Earnings season kicks off on Friday with Infosys announcing its December quarter numbers.
No detention camp in WB as long as I am alive: Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said that as long as she is alive the Citizenship (Amendment) Act will not be implemented ...
Mamata to attend swearing-in ceremony of Hemant Soren: TMC
With top opposition leaders of the country scheduled to attend the programme, Soren's swearing-in ceremony is likely to be a "show of unity" in the wake of countrywide protests against the amended Citizenship Act and the proposed pan-India NRC.
Former Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar posted as principal secy in WB's IT Department
Rajeev Kumar, an IPS officer, was part of a Special Investigation Team set up by the state government to investigate the Saradha chit fund scam, before the Supreme Court handed over the case to the CBI in 2014, along with other chit-fund cases.
Anti-Citizenship law protests rage on in NE, Bengal
Schools and offices remained shut in Guwahati, officials said. Suspension of internet services across Assam was extended for 48 hours till December 16 to prevent misuse of social media in disturbing peace and to maintain law and order in the state, additional chief secretary (home and political department) Sanjay Krishna said.
Mamata Banerjee warns of action as violence spreads in Bengal
The chief minister's appeal came after violent protests against the new citizenship law spread to more areas in the on Saturday as mobs torched buses, set afire railway property and blockaded road and rail disrupting train and vehicular movement.
CAA protests: Mamata announces Rs 5 lakh compensation to families of those killed in Mangaluru
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the families of those who lost their lives in Mangaluru du...
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar hits out at Mamata over rally against amended Citizenship Act
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is also Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo, is scheduled to take part in a rally in the city to protest against the amended Act. She has called on people to join the protest march. Banerjee had said on several occasions that the law would not be implemented in Bengal.
Adhir Ranjan calls Modi, Shah 'Ramu, Shyamu' over NRC, says they are ‘gumrah ke master’
Congress' Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury hits out on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah in West Bengal’s Murshidabad and quest...
CAA protests in WB: Guv hits out at Mamata over rally against amended Act
Slamming West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over her decision to hit the streets against the amended Citizenship Act, West Bengal Go...
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