Bratya Basu
West Bengal  /  Published 16.02.22

Bengal govt mulls PPP schools

The Bengal education department is exploring for the first time the possibility of a public-private partnership (PPP) in school education.  “The school education department has prepared a ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.22

Bengal: open-air schools in neighbourhoods

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee will take a call on re-opening schools in the state, which has taken a political colour with the CPM students’ wing taking to the streets to deman...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

News  /  Published 21.01.22

West Bengal education minister Bratya Basu new chairman of Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi

The academy’s committee has 13 invitee members, including poets Joy Goswami and Srijato Bandyopadhyay; and novelists Shirshendu Mukherjee, Sanjib Chattopadhyay and Abul Bashar among others ...
By Our Correspondent

West Bengal  /  Published 01.01.22

Bratya wants more quality plays

More quality original plays in Bengali will give Bengali theatre the much needed push and help expand the audience base beyond Calcutta and a few urban centres in the state, said thespian and politici...
By Devadeep Purohit

Opinion  /  Published 29.12.21

Wrong choice: chancellor

Tussles between the governor of a state and the state government are never a pretty sight. They violate the dignity of the offices concerned and hurt the spirit of the Constitution. Disagreements betw...
By The Editorial Board


West Bengal  /  Published 17.11.21

Plan for 15,000 SSC recruitments

Bengal’s higher education and school department minister Bratya Basu told the Assembly on Tuesday that 15,000 persons would be recruited under the School Service Commission (SSC) in the next two...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

News  /  Published 16.11.21

West Bengal launches Swami Vivekananda Scholarship 2021

Eligibility criterion for the scholarship scheme has been reduced from 75 pe rcent marks in HS and Madhyamik to 60 per cent ...

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.21

Didi's scheme hits hurdle

A directive from the Narendra Modi government issued in August has come as a stumbling block for one of Mamata Banerjee’s pet projects, the students' credit card scheme. The Union finance m...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 14.08.21

Tripura: CPI(M) workers asked to join TMC

Criticising the opposition CPI(M) in Tripura for allegedly not coming out on the streets to protest against the ‘state-sponsored terror tactic’ of the BJP and protect its supporters, senio...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Agartala

North East  /  Published 12.08.21

Tripura FIRs against Abhishek, Bratya

Tripura police have lodged FIRs against Trinamul Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee and three of his senior party colleagues for allegedly preventing public servants from discharging their duty. The suo m...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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