Partha Chatterjee
West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.19

Bengal to examine aspiring teachers’ grievances

The state government on Friday set up a five-member fact-finding committee to look into the grievances of the 300-odd aspiring teachers, who have been holding an indefinite sit-in off the Maidan for 2...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.20

Lockers in state-funded schools to take load off bags

State-run schools have started installing lockers for students of Nursery to Class XII to lighten the burden of school bags.Students can leave their text books and exercise books in their lockers from...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.20

Partha plays down plea on Basanta

Education minister Partha Chatterjee on Tuesday played down Visva-Bharati’s demand that the state government take “full responsibility of administratively managing” Basanta Utsav on its campus i...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.20

Mamata to hold 3 rallies on CAA

Mamata Banerjee will address three rallies in Bongaon, Ranaghat and Kalyani as part of her campaign against the new citizenship matrix.The choice of locations indicates that the chief minister will co...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.20

Varsity rider for Basanta on Holi

Visva-Bharati authorities held a meeting on Friday evening and decided to hold its annual Basanta Utsav on the day of Holi only if the state government took the responsibility of managing crowd, traff...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.19

Bengal government plans database of teacher vacancies

The Mamata Banerjee government is working on a proposal to maintain a centralised online system of monitoring the strength of teachers and their vacancies at all state-aided secondary schools in Benga...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.19

Bengal quota for general category

The Bengal cabinet on Tuesday approved 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker people of general category in government jobs and higher education, taking the total quota in the state to 55 per...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.19

Bengal ‘communalism’ glare

Trinamul on Monday reached out to the Congress and the Left to bring a resolution in the Assembly on the “rise of communal forces” in the context of incidents of lynching and other kinds of violen...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.06.19

Counselling for school heads

Counselling for appointing the heads of 2,244 government-aided secondary and Higher Secondary schools is set to start on Thursday. Hours after Calcutta High Court modified it’s earlier interim order...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.20

JU suspends academic activities till April 15

Jadavpur University has announced that all academic activities — including internal exams, seminars and field trips by teachers, researcher scholars and students — “will remain suspended” till...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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