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Mamata effects major reshuffle in state police on first day in office

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST

On the first day in office in her third term as the Chief Minister of West Bengal, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday effected a major reshuffle in the police hierarchy, transferr

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Mamata writes to PM, seeks free vaccine for all

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST

Hours after taking oath as the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the third time in a row, Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi advocating her long-standing demand of free

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Trinamool makes strong inroads into Junglemahal

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST

An aggressive presence of Trinamool Congress in the Junglemahal seats took the air out of BJP's sail in the recently concluded Assembly elections in West Bengal in which the ruling party cruised to a

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Mamata Banerjee takes oath as Bengal CM for 3rd time

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 6:15:05 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee after taking her oath as West Bengal CM for the third consecutive time in an unembellished function at the 'Throne Room' in Raj Bhavan in Kolkata on Wednesday morning announced that ha

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Intel alert on Hefazat radicals fleeing into India

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST

Indian intelligence has been alerted by their Bangladeshi counterparts about scores of Hefazat-e-Islam militants fleeing into neighbouring Indian states like West Bengal and Assam, which were caught u

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Local trains suspended in Bengal, Mamata announces curbs

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST

In an effort to control the raging pandemic in the state, the West Bengal government announced to suspend movement of all local trains till further notice and made Covid negative report mandatory for

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EC asks Bengal govt to provide security to Nandigram RO

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST

Making it clear that the Returning Officer's (RO) decision regarding recounting of votes is final, the Election Commission of India has asked the West Bengal government to provide adequate security to

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Bengal Guv urges CM to handle law and order

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar sounded the war bugle on the day mamata Banerjee took oath for a third term as chief minister and asked her to rise above partisan attitude and work for the people

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Giant killer Mamata's tryst with three dates

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

May 2, 2021 is perhaps one of the three dates that Mamata Banerjee will remember all her life, not just because she became the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the third time in a row by defeating th

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Zoos, wildlife sanctuaries to be shut in Bengal

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST

Considering the steep rise in Covid cases in the state, the West Bengal forest department has announced indefinite closure of all the 12 zoos across the state, including the Alipore Zoological Garden

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China's special recruitment drive for Tibetans amid border standoff

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) is for the first time forming exclusive military formations manned by ethnic Tibetans.

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Int'l leadership conference pitches for Korean reunification

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST

New pathways rooted in interdependence, mutual prosperity and universal values have been discussed by global leaders in an ambitious effort to bring peace and unity to Northeast Asia, according to the

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