Mamata Banerjee’s picture defaced inside Jadavpur Universtiy

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Kolkata, Jan 16 (PTI) A hoarding with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's picture was found defaced inside the Jadavpur University campus here triggering condemnation by the vice chancellor and the state education minister. The hoarding had been put up by the Trinamool Congress -affiliated teaching and non-teaching staff wing of the university thanking the chief minister for announcing Rs 100 crore grant for JU recently. There were scribbles in black ink... Read More

Religion cannot be the agenda of a govt: Mamata

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KOLKATA, 6 DECEMBER 2017:  Targeting the BJP on the anniversary of Babri mosque demolition, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said divisive politics that began 25 years ago is still continuing and religion cannot be an election issue or the agenda of a government. She also hit out at the BJP over its accusations against her government of pursuing politics of appeasement and said that West Bengal has nearly... Read More

Subrata Biswas appointed principal secretary of GTA

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KOLKATA, 28 NOVEMBER 2017: The state government today appointed Subrata Biswas as the new principal secretary of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), secretariat sources said. Biswas, who was divisional commissioner of Malda will replace Kanwaljit Singh Cheema, a senior state government official said. Cheema has been unwell and is undergoing treatment. Barun Roy, who Read More

West Bengal to build houses for poor SC, ST, minority families

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Kolkata, Oct 30 (PTI) Aiming to provide homes to poor families belonging to SC, ST and minorities not having their own residences, the state cabinet today decided to construct buildings in municipality areas for them. Under the scheme named ‘Banglar Bari’, priority will also be given to families predominantly having women members, and those with Read More

Mamata asks people not to listen to GJM leadership

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Kolkata, Jun 12 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urged the people of Darjeeling not to pay heed to Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leaders who have called an indefinite shutdown of government offices from today. “I would like to ask the people of the hills not to listen to a few leaders there Read More

Inspectors-in-Charge (ICs) of Kalimpong and Kurseong Removed from post

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Kolkata, 11th June 2017 (PTI): A day after removal of the Darjeeling superintendent of police, Inspectors-in-charge (IC) of Kalimpong and Kurseong were shifted from their posts on 10th of June 2017 in connection with the clashes between activists of Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) and the police on 8th of June 2017. Bhanu Rai, Inspector-in-charge of Kalimpong Read More