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Published on Feb 19, 2024 02:53 PM IST
Locket Chatterjee said that there is only one woman chief minister in the country, and it is in her state that women are most unsafe
TMC minister Sujit Bose said that they were in Sandeshkhali to listen to the grievances of people and to meet the party’s local leaders
Officials suspect that a specific gang was working behind this and were just using the students. Specific WhatsApp groups were created by the gangs
In a writ petition filed before the Calcutta high court’s circuit bench at Jalpaiguri on Saturday, VHP said that naming of an animal after a religious deity is “sacrilegious and blasphemous, violating the religious beliefs of Hindus”
On the unrest in Sandeshkhali, Mithun Chakraborty said political parties need to set aside their differences in addressing such atrocities.
TMC's Hazra was arrested late on Saturday night from Nazat area in North 24 Parganas, police said. He will be produced before the Basirhat court on Sunday
Police said that the kid’s mother works at a local restaurant in Hooghly and his father works in a shop in Kolkata. The incident took place when both were away for work
Jyotipriya Mallick is the second senior cabinet minister to be removed by chief minister Mamata Banerjee from the government following probe by federal agencies
RSS is engaged in social work and has nothing to do with politics, said RSS spokesperson Ajay Kumar Nandi in his rebuttal to Mamata Banerjee
Bose, who visited the restive area and spoke with the agitators on Monday, said in the report that the local people want constitution of a Special Task Force.
Published on Feb 15, 2024 12:04 AM IST
Biswajit Das, who runs an export-import business, was arrested after a night-long interrogation at his home in Salt Lake on the eastern outskirts of Kolkata
The Calcutta high court is at present hearing a series of PILs related to alleged irregularities in recruitment drives in schools and civic bodies in West Bengal
The North 24 Parganas district administration clamped prohibitory orders at Sandeshkhali on Saturday under Section 144 of CrPC and suspended internet services after some videos from here went viral on social media
The three other candidates of the Trinamool Congress for the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls are Sushmita Dev, Mamata Bala Thakur and Nadimul Haque
A police officer said that former Trinamool Congress (TMC) lawmaker Arabul Islam was being produced before a district court
Tension mounted on Thursday when hundreds of women carrying sticks, brooms, and farming tools blocked roads and demanded the arrest of two TMC workers
The amicus curiae urged that the entry of male employees of the correctional homes should be immediately prohibited inside the enclosures of women prisoners
Published on Feb 08, 2024 02:00 PM IST
Targeting the Centre at a Trinamool Congress (TMC) agitation on February 3, Banerjee announced that her government would pay 2.1 million MGNREGA beneficiaries their pending wages for two years, although the Centre stopped disbursing its share in 2021
The 14-year-old suspect wanted the authorities to declare a holiday so that he could go home, Purulia superintendent of police (SP) Avijit Banerjee told reporters.
This is the first such raid that the Enforcement Directorate has carried out in West Bengal linked to the alleged irregularities in MGNREGS funds
The BJP has alleged that it was impossible for Chatterjee to run such a huge scam without consent from the TMC’s top leadership
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said the state government would directly transfer funds to the bank accounts of 2.1 million MGNREGS workers, who have been denied their wages by the Centre, by February 21
The BJP on Wednesday cited a CAG report to allege that scam to the tune of about ₹2 lakh crore had taken place in the TMC-ruled state.
Security camera footages, which helped police identify the 26-year-old male suspect, showed the Class 5 student riding on January 29
The two cops were visiting the village for an enquiry after reports of some land related dispute between two groups.
Women commission stall in book fair receives 30 complaints related to domestic abuse
Published on Feb 01, 2024 10:10 AM IST