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Bengal govt to amend law to make CM Mamata Banerjee chancellor of all state-run universities

Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal government Thursday announced that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will replace the Governor as Chancellor of all state-run universities.

Mamata Banerjee condoles five West Bengal tourists' death in Uttarakhand road accident

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday condoled the death of five tourists from her state in a road accident near Tehri on their way to Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand.

Bengal govt will not reduce state VAT on fuel: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday called the Centre's latest move to cut fuel prices and announce subsidy on cooking gas under the Ujjwala scheme as an election stunt.

CBI summons TMC leader Anubrata Mondal in Bengal post-poll violence case

Kolkata/UNI: The CBI, which is probing the post-poll violence across West Bengal, has summoned ruling Trinamool Congress leader Anubrata Mondal to appear before the investigation officials at the CGO complex here on Tuesday, sources said on Monday.

TMC candidate in 2021 Bengal assembly polls turns out to be Bangladeshi national; Calcutta HC directs EC to take action

Kolkata: A leader of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress (TMC), who unsuccessfully contested the West Bengal assembly polls in 2021, has turned out to be a Bangladeshi national after a court hearing on Friday, media reports said.

CBI grills Bengal minister Paresh Adhikari for 3 hours in SSC scam

Kolkata/UNI: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday quizzed West Bengal Minister of State for School Education Paresh Chandra Adhikari for about three hours in connection with the alleged illegal appointment of his daughter as a teacher in a government-sponsored school. 

Cattle smuggling case: TMC leader Anubrata Mondal appears before CBI

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress' Birbhum district president Anubrata Mondal Thursday appeared before the CBI officials at Nizam Palace in the city in connection with the cattle smuggling case in the state, official sources said.

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 school recruitment scam: Calcutta HC orders CRPF to take over security of SSC building

Kolkata/IBNS: In a midnight hearing, the Calcutta High Court has directed the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to take over the security of the West Bengal School Service Commission (SSC) building in Kolkata by 12:30 AM so that none can tamper or destroy any evidence in connection with the alleged government-aided school recruitment scam.

CBI quizzes West Bengal Minister Partha Chatterjee for 3.5 hours in alleged school recruitment scam

Kolkata: West Bengal Minister Partha Chatterjee was on Wednesday quizzed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for 3.5 hours in connection with the alleged government-aided school 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.

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".

Cyclone Asani to bring heavy rainfall in Odisha, Bengal, Andhra from Tuesday

Bhubaneswar/IBNS: Cyclone Asani is likely to bring light to heavy rainfall in isolated areas in Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh from Tuesday, the weather office announced Sunday.

Amit Shah demands CBI probe into Bengal BJP youth leader's mysterious death, seeks report from state

Kolkata/IBNS: Union Home Minister Amit Shah Friday demanded a central investigation into the mysterious death of a youth leader of the West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Arjun Chowrasia, besides seeking a report from the state government.