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Mamata hails Tashkent Declaration, remembers brave soldiers

6 months ago PTI 0
Kolkata, Jan 10 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today remembered the soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the Indo-Pakistan war of 1965 that ended with the signing of the Tashkent Declaration on this day. The 1965 armed conflict between India and Pakistan was formally brought to an end by signing this declaration at Tashkent, the capital of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the Soviet Union, on January 10,... Read More

Mamata unveils official emblem of West Bengal government

6 months ago PTI 0
Kolkata, Jan 5 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today unveiled the official emblem of the state government, which was recently approved by the Centre. The logo highlights the Ashoka emblem on the top with the theme of "Biswa Bangla" at the centre. Banerjee has also contributed to the design of the emblem. Read More

Mamata attacks BJP for excluding Bengal’s tableau

6 months ago PTI 0
Kenduli (WB), Jan 4 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today slammed the BJP-led Central government for allegedly excluding the state's tableau from the Republic Day parade which was based on the theme of unity. Stating that Bengal believes in togetherness of all faith, she alleged that the BJP is dividing the people on the basis of religion. "This year the proposed theme for our Republic Day tableau was unity.... Read More

Religion cannot be the agenda of a govt: Mamata

7 months ago PTI 0
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

Tourism Industry in disarray -Tourists makes beeline for journey back home

1 year ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
DARJEELING, 11th June 2017 (with inputs from PTI): A day after a 12-hour bandh called by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) life had limped back to normalcy in Darjeeling as people resumed their daily work with hotels, shops, eateries and markets opening for regular business today. However, everything has been put on a turmoil after the announcement Read More