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Students, teachers warn of stir over Jadavpur University VC imbroglio

Published on Jan 03, 2024 12:13 PM IST

Students, teachers warn of stir over Jadavpur University VC imbroglio

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U.P. moving fast towards 24x7, affordable power supply: Energy minister

He further said efforts were on to double the capacity of thermal energy by quickly completing all domestic plants.

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Updated on Jan 03, 2024 09:28 AM IST
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Another accused in Bengal's Bogtui killings dies

Another accused in Bengal's Bogtui killings dies

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Updated on Jan 03, 2024 08:38 AM IST
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What it takes to protect a porous border

According to the Centre, West Bengal’s land purchase policy is slowing down its fencing work along the Indo-Bangla border. Here’s what they mean by that

BSF officials at the Indo-Bangladesh border in Nadia, West Bengal.
Published on Jan 02, 2024 07:05 PM IST

IIT KGP Director advocates need for branding of premier tech institute

IIT KGP Director advocates need for branding of premier tech institute

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Updated on Jan 01, 2024 02:32 PM IST
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West Bengal makes it mandatory to play state song at all official functions

The West Bengal government has issued an order saying the State Song shall compulsorily be played with due respect in all state government functions at the start of the ceremony

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. (File)
Updated on Jan 01, 2024 01:19 PM IST

Adhir Chowdhury accuses Mamata Banerjee of ruining prospect of INDIA bloc

The Trinamool Congresss hit back at Adhir Chowdhury alleging that the Congress has handed over all the seats in Murshidabad district to the BJP

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Choudhury. (File)
Published on Dec 31, 2023 06:40 PM IST

12-hour Bharat Bandh call by tribal body disrupts train services in WB, Jharkhand

Adivasi Sengel Abhiyan (ASA), a tribal organisation, had called for a “Bharat Bandh” on Saturday, demanding to recognise the Sarna religion in the census

The tribal group enforced the “Rail Roko” as the activists sat on railway tracks (Twitter Photo)
Published on Dec 31, 2023 01:58 PM IST

Teachers' recruitment scam: ED conducts raid at 9 locations in Kolkata

Nine teams of ED officers conducted raids at offices and residences of different people located in the city's busy Burrabazar area, Kakurgachi and EM Bypass.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday conducted simultaneous raids at nine different places in Kolkata in connection with its investigation into the alleged teachers' recruitment scam(File photo)
Published on Dec 28, 2023 11:46 AM IST
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Former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar appointed as new Bengal DGP

In February 2019, CM Banerjee sat on a two-day dharna after a Central Bureau of Investigation team officers reached officer Rajeev Kumar’s house to question him in an alleged chit-fund scam case

Senior IPS officer Rajeev Kumar was on Wednesday appointed as the new director general of police of West Bengal (Twitter Photo)
Updated on Dec 27, 2023 08:58 PM IST

Clamour for revival of Kolkata’s iconic trams amid govt’s move for phase-out

Tram lovers allege that systematic efforts have been made over the past three decades to phase out trams from the city and sell the properties worth a few thousand crores of rupees

Trams were formally introduced in Kolkata in 1880.
Published on Dec 27, 2023 04:52 PM IST

Bengal governor may move high court against Jadavpur University’s convocation

CV Ananda Bose removed the interim vice-chancellor Buddhadeb Sau after the university decided to go ahead with the annual convocation on December 24 but Sau was reinstated by the state government

West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose during the inauguration of 'Lok Mahotsav', festival of folk and tribal arts, in Birbhum district on December 14 (PTI FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 26, 2023 12:28 PM IST

2024 polls: Amit Shah, JP Nadda to hold BJP’s organisational meet in Kolkata today

The BJP is targeting to win 35 out of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal in the coming polls. In the 2019 general elections, the BJP had set a target to win 22 seats and bagged 18

Union home minister Amit Shah and BJP national president JP Nadda at a party meet. (PTI Photo)
Published on Dec 26, 2023 11:05 AM IST

Mamata Banerjee our Santa Claus: Bengal minister

Minister Firhad Hakim equated Bengal CM with Santa Claus who gifts people development initiatives throughout the year.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during the inauguration of the Kolkata Christmas Festival at Allen Park, in Kolkata.(PTI)
Published on Dec 25, 2023 07:50 AM IST
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BJP leaders attend mass Gita chanting event in Kolkata; Congress, CPI(M) counter

The Congress and the CPI(M) organised separate programmes where party leaders and workers read out verses from the Indian Constitution to counter the saffron party

BJP supporters and devotees participate in 'Lokkho Kanthe Gita Path' (one lakh Bhagwad Gita recitation) event at Brigade Parade Ground in Kolkata on Sunday. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 24, 2023 07:15 PM IST

Nearly 1 lakh people chant Bhagavad Gita verses at Kolkata's Brigade grounds

Organisers said approximately 120,000 individuals had registered to participate in the programme.

In a one-of-its-kind gathering at the Brigade Parade Grounds here, nearly 1 lakh people from diverse backgrounds collectively chanted sacred verses from the Bhagavad Gita.(X(formerly Twitter))
Published on Dec 24, 2023 04:16 PM IST
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WB govt allows Jadavpur University V-C to hold convocation; Governor skips event

Governor CV Ananda Bose, who is the ex-officio chancellor of all state-run universities in West Bengal, removed the university’s interim V-C Buddhadeb Sau on Saturday

West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose (File Photo)
Published on Dec 24, 2023 04:11 PM IST

Pantoea Tagorei: Visva-Bharati discovers new bacteria, names it after Nobel laureate

Pantoea Tagorei: Visva-Bharati discovers new bacteria, names it after Nobel laureate

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Updated on Dec 24, 2023 12:12 PM IST
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NATIONAL SCHEDULE

NATIONAL SCHEDULE

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Published on Dec 24, 2023 10:01 AM IST
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5,000 artists to perform at Bengal music fair

5,000 artists to perform at Bengal music fair

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Published on Dec 24, 2023 09:29 AM IST
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STF Kolkata in joint operation with Bihar STF unearths illegal firearms manufacturing unit, nabs 3 people

The accused persons are identified as Dharmendra Kumar alias Dharo (30), Abhishek Kumar alias Chotu (25) and Vikask Kumar alias Raja (23).

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Updated on Dec 24, 2023 06:22 AM IST
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Guv destroying higher education ambience: Bengal minister after removal of officiating JU VC

Guv destroying higher education ambience: Bengal minister after removal of officiating JU VC

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Updated on Dec 24, 2023 06:20 AM IST
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ECI to release Bengal's final voters list next month

ECI to release Bengal's final voters list next month

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Published on Dec 23, 2023 01:30 PM IST
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2023: BJP consolidates position in Tripura; Tipra Motha emerges as major power

2023: BJP consolidates position in Tripura; Tipra Motha emerges as major power

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Published on Dec 23, 2023 11:00 AM IST
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Banerjee announces additional 4% DA for state employees, BJP calls it leftovers

he announcement came a day after Banerjee met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi to discuss non-payment of the Centre’s share for various social welfare schemes such as Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY)

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee (File Photo)
Updated on Dec 21, 2023 08:27 PM IST

I-T dept raids residence, offices of TMC MLA Bayron Biswas in WB’s Murshidabad

The I-T sleuths also raided the MLA’s other properties, including his other residence, his Beedi factory and warehouse, a private school and a nursing home owned by him

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Published on Dec 20, 2023 04:29 PM IST

Delhi police visit Kolkata banks, BSNL office in Parliament security breach probe

The Delhi police are probing the background of 32-year-old Lalit Mohan Jha, one of the suspects held for the December 13 security breach at Parliament

Lalit Mohan Jha
Published on Dec 20, 2023 02:54 PM IST

Bengal govt reviews COVID-19 situation

Bengal govt reviews COVID-19 situation

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Updated on Dec 20, 2023 08:30 AM IST
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Youth's body found hanging at Eden Gardens gallery

Youth's body found hanging at Eden Gardens gallery

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Published on Dec 18, 2023 12:56 PM IST
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No Central funds if Bengal doesn’t paint health centres saffron: Mamata Banerjee

The Bengal CM also attacked the Centre over the Parliament security breach. “There was a security lapse. The (Union) home minister has admitted that. It is a serious matter. We do not compromise on security issues

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee (File Photo)
Published on Dec 17, 2023 05:35 PM IST
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