Mamata Banerjee
India  /  Published 02.09.20

GST: 6 CMs write to Centre

Chief ministers of six non-BJP-ruled states, including Mamata Banerjee,  Pinarayi Vijayan and Arvind Kejriwal, have written to the Centre to remind it of its "constitutional" responsibi...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.20

Hint at focus on small Bengal projects

The Mamata Banerjee government has posted Arup Roy Choudhury, former MD of NTPC Ltd, as the state’s new principal adviser (infrastructure) with the appointment in a position that was vacant for ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.08.20

State buys land for bridge

The East Burdwan district administration has started buying land directly from landowners to overcome acquisition hurdles that had delayed a 1km-long bridge on the Hooghly river to link Kalna in East ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.08.20

SC upholds UGC directive on holding exams

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the University Grants Commission’s directive to universities to hold final-year undergraduate and postgraduate exams by September 30 but left the door ajar for...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 28.08.20

No exams next month, says Mamata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced that Bengal would not have college and university examinations in September. While delivering a virtual address, Mamata asked education minister Par...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kalighat

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.20

CM’s call to end tandav

Mamata said Trinamul’s farmers’ wing would conduct a protest across the state on September 16 against the allegedly anti-farmer, anti-people policies of the Centre, standing on dykes in ag...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.20

Rivals slam TMCP over norm ‘flout’

Opposition parties in Bengal criticised the Trinamul Congress on Friday for allegedly flouting social distancing protocol while observing the foundation day of its student wing. Members of the Trinam...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.20

Social media test for TMCP members

MLA from Bankura’s Bishnupur Tusharkanti Bhattacharya, who had left Trinamul to join the BJP after the 2019 Lok Sabha poll, returned to Trinamul on Friday. Battacharya had won from Bishnupur se...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 28.08.20

Bengal: varsity exams before Puja?

Mamata Banerjee on Friday said that her government was weighing the pros and cons of holding final-year college and university exams before Durga Puja in October. She slammed the Centre over its deci...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.08.20

Flights: schedule out for 6 cities

Flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and three other cities to Calcutta will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays in the first two of weeks in September and Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays after ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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