Mamata to visit north Bengal for review meetings

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST

Following all necessary Covid-19 guidelines, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will hold administrative review meetings in north Bengal on September 29 and 30.

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Visva Bharati starts construction of boundary wall at Poush Mela ground

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2020 4:15:06 AM IST

Activities pertaining to the fencing off of the Poush Mela ground by the Visva Bharati in Shantiniketan finally began on Monday as the authorities started erecting the boundary wall around the fair gr

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Law and order has collapsed in Bengal: Dhankhar

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said on Monday that the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government has turned Bengal into a police state, saying police state and democracy do not go hand

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Mamata slams Centre on 'lack of transparency in providing data'

Kolkata |Monday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday criticised the Centre for what she called "lack of transparency in providing data to the citizens".

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Mamata appoints Alapan Bandopadhyay as new WB Chief Secretary

Kolkata |Monday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST

West Bengal Home Secretary Alapan Bandopadhyay has been appointed as the new Chief Secretary to the state government, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Monday.

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4 Bangladeshi contract killers arrested from Birbhum

Kolkata |Monday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST

Four Bangladeshi mercenaries were arrested from Santiniketan in Birbhum district of West Bengal, police said on Monday. The police also seized some country-made firearms and explosives from the group

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WB BJP's woman leader tests corona positive

Kolkata |Sunday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST

Bharatiya Janata Party's West Bengal women's wing leader Agnimitra Paul tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday.

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Mamata allows cinema halls, plays to reopen from Oct 1 in Bengal

Kolkata |Sunday, 2020 7:45:06 AM IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced that all jatras, plays, OATs, cinemas and all musical, dance, recital and magic shows would be allowed to function with 50 participants or less fro

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Mamata recalls vandalism of Vidyasagar's bust on 200th birth anniv

Kolkata |Sunday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST

On the 200th birth anniversary of late Bengali educationist and social reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday recalled the incident when his bust wa

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Tension erupts over Maoist poster in Birbhum

Kolkata |Sunday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST

The recovery of Maoist posters in West Bengal's Birbhum district sparked off tension among the villagers on Sunday.

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Bengal rights body is 'patient on life support': Guv

Kolkata |Saturday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday Said that human rights is the biggest casualty in the state.

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Women killed, two daughters injured by relative over family dispute

Kolkata |Saturday, 2020 7:15:06 AM IST

A 40-year-old woman was allegedly killed and two of her daughters were critically injured by a relative over a family dispute, police said.

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