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Centre vs State of West Bengal: Slugfest over political meddling with legal machinery

As the clash between Modi government at the Centre and Mamata Banerjee’s government in West Bengal continues, the political use/abuse of legal machinery was...
west bengal issue

“West Bengal issue has turned into a political drama”

Panelists feel that it is poll compulsions that has led to the flare-up West Bengal Chief Mamata Banerjee has been on a dharna since last...
Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath’s chopper not allowed to land in West Bengal

The West Bengal government today (Feb 3) denied permission to UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s helicopter from landing in the state, ahead of a political...
Coal scam: Former coal secretary HC Gupta, 5 others convicted

Coal scam: Former coal secretary HC Gupta, 5 others convicted

A Delhi court today (Friday, Nov 30) held former coal secretary HC Gupta and five others guilty of corruption and criminal conspiracy in a...
Another BJP worker killed in West Bengal, Amit Shah alleges TMC

Another BJP worker killed in West Bengal, Amit Shah alleges TMC

Just weeks after the death of two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in Purulia, the body of another BJP worker was found floating in...
Thunderstorms likely over next two days in hill states of North India, says Met Department

Thunderstorms likely over next two days in hill states of North India, says Met...

North Indian hill states of Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh are likely to witness thunderstorm accompanied with squall, while parts of Rajasthan...
MP, 6 other States, reject Centre’s proposal for centralized appointment of lower judiciary

MP, 6 other States, reject Centre’s proposal for centralized appointment of lower judiciary

Law ministry had proposed that Centre be given powers to appoint members of lower judiciary, district judges and their like, affidavit filed in Supreme...
Mamata Banerjee

After Rahul’s ‘Gabbar Singh Tax’, Mamata’s Great Selfish Tax swipe at GST

West Bengal chief minister says GST rolled out to harass people, calls demonetisation a “disaster that destroyed the economy” Weeks after Congress vice president Rahul...
Doklam

Global Times editorial says ‘Doklam is Chinese territory’ day after Sitharaman’s Nathu La visit

The state-run Chinese daily said: “China’s infrastructure construction in Doklam region is logical, but India’s strong reaction is eccentric” Soon after Indian defense minister Nirmala...
Durga Puja

Calcutta High Court revokes ban on Durga idol immersion during Muharram

The Bengal govt had imposed restrictions on idol immersions on September 30 after 10pm and completely prohibited immersions on October 1, the day of...
Gorkhaland Total Bandh Enters Fourth Month As Leaders Duck

Gorkhaland Total Bandh Enters Fourth Month As Leaders Duck

By:  Saeed Naqvi Darjeeling, Thimpu, Gangtok, Siliguri are a tight cluster on any map even in a large Atlas. Because of the recent standoff with China...
Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee: No Durga idol immersion on Muharram

The CM made the announcement after meeting with puja organisers and Muharram committee members in Kolkata West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday...
Yechury with Karat

CPI(M) headed for a Bengal-Kerala Split?

~By Sujit Bhar The Communist Party of India (Marxist), currently marginalised in national politics and even in its natural habitat West Bengal – where the...
Mamata Banerjee

Mamata alleges Modi’s “diplomatic failure” for Bengal sufferings

Raises questions on functioning of secret agencies In a rare aggressive posture by a Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee has blamed that West Bengal has “suffered”...
MAMATA BANERJEE

Enemy’s Enemy Is My Friend: BJP, CPM Target Mamata

By Saeed Naqvi On the eve of the May 2016, West Bengal Assembly elections, Arun Jaitley shared his campaign experiences with some editors. When he attacked...

BJP leader dares women to survive in Bengal without getting raped within 15 days

A day after BJP MLA Brijbhushan Rajput threatened to stop Haj pilgrimage, another BJP leader in Bengal courted controversy by her statement on violence...

Minor’s FB post flares communal tension in Uttarakhand

A minor boy, whose offensive Facebook post on Kedarnath Shrine triggered communal violence in Uttarakhand’s Satpauli town, will likely be produced before a juvenile...
NCBC

Three States refuse to give nod to the new NCBC Bill

The proposed amendment will “deprive” the state from making provisions for socially and educationally Backward Classes, says the West Bengal government  West Bengal, Karnataka and...
Mamata blames Centre for failure of law and order in West Bengal

Mamata blames Centre for failure of law and order in West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday blamed the Centre for the current state of chaos in North 24 Parganas and Darjeeling. At a...
Mamata; Governor Tripathi acting like BJP block president

Mamata; Governor Tripathi acting like BJP block president

Governor surprised at CM’s attitude The political tug of war between the Centre and West Bengal government reached new heights. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has...
Mamata Banerjee says deep-rooted conspiracy in Darjeeling - APNLive

Mamata Banerjee says deep-rooted conspiracy in Darjeeling

Police officer’s death aggravates situation Situation in hilly Darjeeling region turned explosive on Saturday when a police officer was stabbed to death by protesters...
Army Called in After GJM Supporters Attack Police in Darjeeling

Army Called in After GJM Supporters Attack Police in Darjeeling

The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday called in the Army in Darjeeling after police failed to prevent Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM)...
Centre reconsiders ban on sale of cattle for slaughter

Centre reconsiders ban on sale of cattle for slaughter

Kerala and West Bengal threaten legal tangle The Central government is rethinking its move banning the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter through animal...
Bengal minister defies red beacon ban

Bengal minister defies red beacon ban

‘Our government has not banned it yet’, Arup Biswas explains Defying the centre’s ban on red beacon on vehicles, a West Bengal minister invited controversy...
Trinamool wins four municipalities

Trinamool wins four municipalities

GJM retains three, but Mamata has made inroads in the hills The Trinamool Congress, led by West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, has won four of...
Trinamool leading in WB civic polls

Trinamool leading in WB civic polls

Setback to Mission Bengal as ruling party makes inroads in hills West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress has established its lead in all of the...
A moment from one of Shibaji’s historic games caught on camera

Shibaji Banerjee passes away

One of India’s best goalkeepers falls to massive heart attack Shibaji Banerjee, one of the best football goalkeepers that the country has ever produced, died...

Behind Mamata’s fire and fury on demonetization

The feisty CM may just use it to advantage How does West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee plan to handle the mess resulting from the...

'West Bengal' - 30 News Results

centre vs state of west bengal

Centre vs State of West Bengal: Slugfest over political meddling with legal machinery

As the clash between Modi government at the Centre and Mamata Banerjee’s government in West Bengal continues, the political use/abuse of legal machinery was...
west bengal issue

“West Bengal issue has turned into a political drama”

Panelists feel that it is poll compulsions that has led to the flare-up West Bengal Chief Mamata Banerjee has been on a dharna since last...
Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath’s chopper not allowed to land in West Bengal

The West Bengal government today (Feb 3) denied permission to UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s helicopter from landing in the state, ahead of a political...
Coal scam: Former coal secretary HC Gupta, 5 others convicted

Coal scam: Former coal secretary HC Gupta, 5 others convicted

A Delhi court today (Friday, Nov 30) held former coal secretary HC Gupta and five others guilty of corruption and criminal conspiracy in a...
Another BJP worker killed in West Bengal, Amit Shah alleges TMC

Another BJP worker killed in West Bengal, Amit Shah alleges TMC

Just weeks after the death of two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in Purulia, the body of another BJP worker was found floating in...
Thunderstorms likely over next two days in hill states of North India, says Met Department

Thunderstorms likely over next two days in hill states of North India, says Met...

North Indian hill states of Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh are likely to witness thunderstorm accompanied with squall, while parts of Rajasthan...
MP, 6 other States, reject Centre’s proposal for centralized appointment of lower judiciary

MP, 6 other States, reject Centre’s proposal for centralized appointment of lower judiciary

Law ministry had proposed that Centre be given powers to appoint members of lower judiciary, district judges and their like, affidavit filed in Supreme...
Mamata Banerjee

After Rahul’s ‘Gabbar Singh Tax’, Mamata’s Great Selfish Tax swipe at GST

West Bengal chief minister says GST rolled out to harass people, calls demonetisation a “disaster that destroyed the economy” Weeks after Congress vice president Rahul...
Doklam

Global Times editorial says ‘Doklam is Chinese territory’ day after Sitharaman’s Nathu La visit

The state-run Chinese daily said: “China’s infrastructure construction in Doklam region is logical, but India’s strong reaction is eccentric” Soon after Indian defense minister Nirmala...
Durga Puja

Calcutta High Court revokes ban on Durga idol immersion during Muharram

The Bengal govt had imposed restrictions on idol immersions on September 30 after 10pm and completely prohibited immersions on October 1, the day of...
Gorkhaland Total Bandh Enters Fourth Month As Leaders Duck

Gorkhaland Total Bandh Enters Fourth Month As Leaders Duck

By:  Saeed Naqvi Darjeeling, Thimpu, Gangtok, Siliguri are a tight cluster on any map even in a large Atlas. Because of the recent standoff with China...
Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee: No Durga idol immersion on Muharram

The CM made the announcement after meeting with puja organisers and Muharram committee members in Kolkata West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday...
Yechury with Karat

CPI(M) headed for a Bengal-Kerala Split?

~By Sujit Bhar The Communist Party of India (Marxist), currently marginalised in national politics and even in its natural habitat West Bengal – where the...
Mamata Banerjee

Mamata alleges Modi’s “diplomatic failure” for Bengal sufferings

Raises questions on functioning of secret agencies In a rare aggressive posture by a Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee has blamed that West Bengal has “suffered”...
MAMATA BANERJEE

Enemy’s Enemy Is My Friend: BJP, CPM Target Mamata

By Saeed Naqvi On the eve of the May 2016, West Bengal Assembly elections, Arun Jaitley shared his campaign experiences with some editors. When he attacked...

BJP leader dares women to survive in Bengal without getting raped within 15 days

A day after BJP MLA Brijbhushan Rajput threatened to stop Haj pilgrimage, another BJP leader in Bengal courted controversy by her statement on violence...

Minor’s FB post flares communal tension in Uttarakhand

A minor boy, whose offensive Facebook post on Kedarnath Shrine triggered communal violence in Uttarakhand’s Satpauli town, will likely be produced before a juvenile...
NCBC

Three States refuse to give nod to the new NCBC Bill

The proposed amendment will “deprive” the state from making provisions for socially and educationally Backward Classes, says the West Bengal government  West Bengal, Karnataka and...
Mamata blames Centre for failure of law and order in West Bengal

Mamata blames Centre for failure of law and order in West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday blamed the Centre for the current state of chaos in North 24 Parganas and Darjeeling. At a...
Mamata; Governor Tripathi acting like BJP block president

Mamata; Governor Tripathi acting like BJP block president

Governor surprised at CM’s attitude The political tug of war between the Centre and West Bengal government reached new heights. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has...
Mamata Banerjee says deep-rooted conspiracy in Darjeeling - APNLive

Mamata Banerjee says deep-rooted conspiracy in Darjeeling

Police officer’s death aggravates situation Situation in hilly Darjeeling region turned explosive on Saturday when a police officer was stabbed to death by protesters...
Army Called in After GJM Supporters Attack Police in Darjeeling

Army Called in After GJM Supporters Attack Police in Darjeeling

The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday called in the Army in Darjeeling after police failed to prevent Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM)...
Centre reconsiders ban on sale of cattle for slaughter

Centre reconsiders ban on sale of cattle for slaughter

Kerala and West Bengal threaten legal tangle The Central government is rethinking its move banning the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter through animal...
Bengal minister defies red beacon ban

Bengal minister defies red beacon ban

‘Our government has not banned it yet’, Arup Biswas explains Defying the centre’s ban on red beacon on vehicles, a West Bengal minister invited controversy...
Trinamool wins four municipalities

Trinamool wins four municipalities

GJM retains three, but Mamata has made inroads in the hills The Trinamool Congress, led by West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, has won four of...
Trinamool leading in WB civic polls

Trinamool leading in WB civic polls

Setback to Mission Bengal as ruling party makes inroads in hills West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress has established its lead in all of the...
A moment from one of Shibaji’s historic games caught on camera

Shibaji Banerjee passes away

One of India’s best goalkeepers falls to massive heart attack Shibaji Banerjee, one of the best football goalkeepers that the country has ever produced, died...

Behind Mamata’s fire and fury on demonetization

The feisty CM may just use it to advantage How does West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee plan to handle the mess resulting from the...

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