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Recruitment scam case: CBI summons West Bengal Minister Paresh Adhikari for third time in a row | Parts of Delhi, Gurgaon receive heavy rains today | Textile firm BSL Ltd records Rs 11.48 cr PAT in FY22 | Road rage case: Navjot Singh Sidhu surrenders in Patiala court | Grounded for 3 years, Jet Airways to resume commercial flight operations

BJP using central agencies as they couldn't win polls: Mamata hinting at CBI summons to Partha Chatterjee

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for allegedly using central agencies for political points, breaking her silence on the summons issued to her senior minister Partha Chatterjee over an alleged recruitment scam.

Bengal's School Service Commission flouted all norms in recruiting 381 Group-C staff: Judicial probe panel

Kolkata/IBNS: In a major embarrassment for the Mamata Banerjee government, a judicial probe committee's report on Friday stated that West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) had flouted all norms while recruiting 381 Group-C staff, reports said.

Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi over delay in releasing funds for MGNREGA scheme, PM Awas Yojana

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention over the alleged delay in releasing funds to her state for the implementation of MGNREGA scheme and the Prime Minister Awas Yojana.

Babul Supriyo takes oath as TMC MLA in Bengal Assembly

Kolkata/UNI: Ruling Trinamool Congress winner from Ballygunge Babul Supriyo was sworn in as the MLA in the West Bengal Assembly on Wednesday.

Sahitya Akademi member Anadiranjan Biswas resigns after Mamata Banerjee was honoured with special award

Kolkata/IBNS: Writer Anadiranjan Biswas Tuesday resigned as a member of Sahitya Akademi a day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was honoured with a special award for her "relentless literary pursuit".

West Bengal observes Rabindra Jayanti today

Kolkata: West Bengal observed Rabindra Jayanti, the birth anniversary of  Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, on Monday amid rainfall since morning.

Speculations over Sourav Ganguly's political beginnings end after he praises Mamata Banerjee the next day

Kolkata: Former cricket captain and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has spoken about his close relations with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee a day after BJP leader and Home Minister Amit Shah paid a visit to his residence and had dinner with his family.

Amit Shah arrives on a two-day visit to West Bengal

Hingalganj/UNI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday arrived in West Bengal on a two-day visit, first of its kind after about 13 months since the state assembly elections were held in March-April, 202.

TMC MP wants Mamata as PM, Abhishek Banerjee West Bengal CM in 2024

Kolkata/IBNS: A day after Trinamool Congress (TMC) spokesperson Kunal Ghosh expressed his wish to see party's national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee as the West Bengal Chief Minister in 2036, MP Aparuba Poddar Tuesday came out with a different wish.

Arvind Kejriwal meets Mamata Banerjee in Delhi, discusses opposition unity for 2024 polls

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday met his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee in the national capital, the first after their parties contested in the Goa assembly elections recently.

BGBS: Dhankhar, Mamata exchange veiled barbs in front of global audience

Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday made veiled attacks on each other at the 6th Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS) while speaking in front of the global business community.

Mamata's extravagant business summit earns Opposition's questions and doubts on investment

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's elaborate and extravagant, like every other year, sixth Bengal Global Business Summit or BGBS witnessed top industrialists' presence but attracted sharp criticisms and doubts from the Opposition parties in the state, which is battling dearth of jobs in the private sector.

PM Modi's presence in Bengal Global Business Summit uncertain: Reports

Kolkata/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's presence at the inauguration of the two-day Bengal Global Business Summit on Wednesday is uncertain, various media reports said.

TMC earns maiden Asansol win courtesy Shatrughan Sinha, BJP turncoat Babul Supriyo survives CPI-M threat in Ballygunge

Kolkata/IBNS: For the first time in 24 years since its inception, the Trinamool Congress (TMC), spearheaded by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Saturday managed to win the Asansol Lok Sabha seat with veteran Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha as its candidate.

Shubho Nababarsho gift to us: Mamata Banerjee after TMC's win in Bengal bypolls

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has termed her party Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s win in two byelections in the state as a Nababarsho or the Bengali New Year "gift" to the outfit's organisation.