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President Droupadi Murmu arrives in Kolkata on maiden Bengal visit since assuming office

Kolkata/UNI: President Droupadi Murmu on Monday arrived in the city on her maiden visit to West Bengal after taking oath.

BJP’s Bengal legislator Suman Kanjilal crossed over to TMC

Kolkata: In a setback to the Bharatiya Janata Party, its legislator from Alipurduar in northern West Bengal Suman Kanjilal crossed over to West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress on Sunday.

West Bengal: Four injured in Bhatpara crude bomb blast

Barrackpore: Panic gripped a part of the Bhatpara municipal area of West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Sunday following a series of explosions a little after four people were wounded as a crude bomb went off, official sources said.

Mahua Moitra shares video of her dancing to mark Durga Puja festivities

New Delhi/IBNS: Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra Friday shared a video of her dancing with the people of Bengal's Nadia district as part of a procession to mark Mahapanchami celebrations as the annual autumn festival of Durga Puja kickstarted.

Fresh 14 days jail remand for ex-Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee, aide Arpita Mukherjee in SSC scam case

Kolkata/IBNS/UNI: Rejecting an appeal of conditional bail, a special court in the city on Wednesday further extended the judicial remand of former West Bengal education minister Partha Chatterjee and his close aide Arpita Mukherjee for two more weeks in connection with the government-aided schools' scam.

Am a lawyer and might show up in court someday: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said she is a Bar Association member and therefore might show up in the court someday.

'Demand unbiased, speedy probe in cattle smuggling case': TMC after Anubrata Mondal's arrest

Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress on Thursday demanded an "unbiased and speedy probe'" in the cattle smuggling case as it reiterated its claim of "zero tolerance towards corruption" in the wake of party leader Anubrata Mondal's arrest by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the case.

CBI arrests former SSC advisor Shanti Prasad Sinha, chairman Ashok Saha in Bengal

Kolkata/UNI: The Central Bureau Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested former School Service Commission (SSC) advisor Shanti Prasad Sinha and former SSC chairman Ashok Saha in connection with the West Bengal teaching staff recruitment scam.

SSC Scam: Fresh ED remand for sacked Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee, aide Arpita Mukherjee

Kolkata/UNI: A city court on Wednesday extended by two days the Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody of former West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee and his alleged aide Arpita Mukherjee, arrested in connection with the state school service commission (SSC) scam.

UK unveil plaque to commemorate Bengal-Britain medical ties on National Doctors’ Day 2022

Kolkata/IBNS: The United Kingdom marked the 140th Birth Anniversary of Dr. B. C. Roy and National Doctors’ Day by unveiling a commemorative plaque at the office here Friday.

Husband chops off wife's hand in Burdwan after she gets government job, 2 arrested

Burdwan: Police have arrested two people from East Burdwan on Tuesday for allegedly being involved in the incident of chopping off the hand of a woman by her husband.

Amit Shah inaugurates BSF's floating border outposts at Hingalganj in Bengal

Hingalganj/UNI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday inaugurated BSF's floating border outposts at Hingalganj in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal. Shah also flagged off a boat ambulance at a floating BOP at Sutlej here.

ED summons seven Bengal IPS officials in coal scam

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday summoned seven senior IPS officials with the Bengal cadre in connection with its ongoing probe into a busted illegal coal mining and smuggling scam, officials said.

Mamata Banerjee, Jagdeep Dhankar lock horns again over latter's Cooch Behar visit

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankar once again indulged in a war of words on Wednesday over the latter's plans to visit Cooch Behar district to meet people affected by post-poll violence.

Union Minister and BJP leader V Muraleedharan's car attacked in Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: In a continuation of the post-poll violence, Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader V Muralidharan was attacked in West Bengal on Thursday.