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Published on Feb 06, 2023 05:22 PM IST
In January 2018, the state-run Calcutta University conferred an honorary DLitt on the chief minister in recognition of her social service
The family members and relatives of a man, who suffered a heart attack, were rushing him to the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital at Siliguri in the ambulance when the accident took place
TMC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee handed over the party flag to Kanjilal, a first-time MLA representing the Alipurduar constituency in the northern part of the state.
Published on Feb 06, 2023 06:27 AM IST
This comes days after TMC supremo and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said that she would take charge of Birbhum as the TMC’s strongman in the district Anubrata Mondal is in jail
A woman was allegedly stripped, tied to a tree and beaten up by villagers on the suspicion of having an extra-marital affair in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas
The integrated city pass promises a hassle-free visit to a tourist to as many as 25 tourist attractions in the city over a period of seven days.
Updated on Feb 04, 2023 02:15 PM IST
ED is probing the money laundering trail in the school recruitment case in West Bengal. Partha Chatterjee was arrested by ED in the case in July 2022 and is currently in judicial custody.
Speaking at a function in Purba Bardhaman district, the Trinamool Congress supremo lashed out at the BJP-led Centre over the Union budget, claiming that income tax concessions are nothing but a jugglery of words.
Published on Feb 02, 2023 10:47 PM IST
The unprecedented attack came after Banerjee dismissed Visva Bharati’s claim on a part of Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen’s ancestral property
A raid at Ghosh’s residence yielded documents relating to the TET held in December last year, indicating that the racket was operating even after the Calcutta high court ordered the probe in May
Banerjee said because of the inflation, changes made in the income tax slab will not bring any benefits to the salaried class
Mamata Banerjee, who is on a three-day tour of Birbhum and neighbouring areas to review administrative work, held a closed-door meeting with TMC leaders of the district
CBI officer Somnath Biswas will not be involved in any investigation linked to the alleged irregularities in the recruitment of school teachers, the court ordered.
A division bench of chief justice Prakash Shrivastava and justice Rajarshi Bharadwaj expunged the reference
Mamata Banerjee, who began a three-day tour of Birbhum, met 89-year-old Amartya Sen at his residence and handed over evidence from the state land records that will help counter the Visva-Bharati University.
The BJP said there were a large number of cases which reflect the “vindictive and intolerant attitude” of the Mamata Banerjee government
The inspection will take place amid allegations by the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that mid-day meal funds were misused by the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) government
The finding was recently published in the CATnews, the newsletter of the cat specialist group of the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) species survival commission
The deceased people were identified as Tilak Mandal, a resident of South 24 Parganas near Kolkata, Sukla Kundu and Sahil Saha, both residents of Siliguri. Shah was the driver
According to SFI members, the power outage at Presidency University was an attempt by the university authorities to stop the screening of the documentary series.
The GTA agreement was signed by the Centre, the West Bengal government and GJM on July 18, 2011, leading to the formation of the GTA after the President of India gave his assent in March 2012
The government believes the film poses a threat to the sovereignty of the country, its relationships with other nations, and public order
This comes even as several students, who gathered at JNU students' union office in New Delhi for a screening of 'India: The Modi Question', claimed the varsity administration cut power and internet to stop the event, and staged a protest after stones were thrown on them.
Updated on Jan 25, 2023 10:30 AM IST
HT News Desk | Reported by Joydeep Thakur | Written by Aniruddha Dhar