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Biman Banerjee
West Bengal  /  Published 29.08.19

Bengal government heeds Left-Congress call, puts off bill

The Mamata Banerjee government has deferred the passage of a bill to reintroduce the West Bengal Staff Selection Commission — introduced in 2011 and repealed in 2017 — after Congress and Left MLAs...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.20

Walkout over Tapas ‘insult’

The Congress and the Left Front on Tuesday staged a walkout from the Assembly after minister of state for parliamentary affairs Tapas Roy allegedly insulted the Opposition over protests against the ab...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 06.12.19

Ready to talk with Mamata: Dhankhar

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar who has been at loggerheads with the West Bengal government on several issues said on Friday he is ready to sit for talks with chief minister Mamata Banerjee.He t...
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.19

West Bengal Assembly adjourned

The West Bengal Assembly was abruptly adjourned on Tuesday amidst allegations of the ruling Trinamul Congress that the governor was willfully withholding his assent to a number of bills as well as rid...
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.19

Trinamul Assembly protest over Bengal governor

Trinamul MLAs on Tuesday demonstrated against governor Jagdeep Dhankhar below a statue of B.R. Ambedkar in the Assembly complex, accusing him of “withholding” a bill on forming a state commission ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.19

'Why is the gate closed?' asks Dhankhar

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday had to wait in front of locked gate no. 3 of the state Assembly, designated for the governor.Later he entered the Assembly premises through gate no. 4...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 03.12.19

House pause over Jagdeep Dhankhar’s nod

Speaker Biman Banerjee on Tuesday adjourned the Bengal Assembly for two days, saying he was forced to take the decision as a key bill scheduled to be placed in the House was yet to get governor Jagdee...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.19

Governor and Mamata in House today

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and governor Jagdeep Dhankhar are likely to come face to face on Tuesday when the Assembly will sit for a two-day special session to mark the 70th Constitution Da...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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