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Proceedings start against West Bengal officer caught in Mamata-Centre clash

Proceedings start against West Bengal officer caught in Mamata-Centre clash

Kolkata: The Centre has initiated major disciplinary proceedings against former West Bengal chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay, just three weeks after his retirement, which may withhold his retirement benefits, either fully or partially. After retiring from service last month as Bengal’s Chief Secretary, Mr Bandyopadhyay, a 1987-batch IAS officer of West

Narada case: Second SC judge drop out of infamous bribery case

Narada case: Second SC judge drop out of infamous bribery case

New Delhi: Another Supreme Court Judge, Justice Aniruddha Bose, who is from Kolkata withdrew herself from hearing the infamous Narada bribery case involving West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday saying: “I do not want to hear this case.” Following which, Justice Hemant Gupta, then asked the registry to post the

Wrote PM thrice to withdraw Jagdeep Dhankhar as Governor: Mamata Banerjee

Wrote PM thrice to withdraw Jagdeep Dhankhar as Governor: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata: Amid ongoing political tussle between ruling state party and West Bengal governor, the Trinamool Congress chief and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on June 17 that she had written thrice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking Jagdeep Dhankhar’s withdrawal as the governor from the State. “What can I say?

Mamata Banerjee gains fortuitous favour in war against Bengal Governor

Mamata Banerjee gains fortuitous favour in war against Bengal Governor

West Bengal: As Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has seemingly started a war against ruling government in Bengal, his controversial role and comments have landed the Left party on the same side as rival Trinamool Congress led by Mamata Banerjee. A top Left leader has echoed the Trinamool’s criticism of Mr Dhankhar,

Mukul Roy, his son rejoin Trinamool after four years of alliance with BJP

Mukul Roy, his son rejoin Trinamool after four years of alliance with BJP

Kolkata: Nearly a month after the Trinamool Congress registered a massive victory in West Bengal Assembly polls, BJP national vice president Mukul Roy, along with his son Subhranshu Roy, returned to Mamata Banerjee-led party on Friday, ending four years of alliance with the saffron party. Roy, once the former second-in-command of

Bengal Chief Secy Alapan retires, appointed as Chief Advisor to Mamata

Bengal Chief Secy Alapan retires, appointed as Chief Advisor to Mamata

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandopadhyay on Monday retired from his office and was appointed Chief Advisor to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee amid Centre-state row. Meanwhile, HK Dwivedi has been appointed as the chief secretary of the state. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in a media briefing announced that she has appointed Alapan Bandopadhyay

Calcutta high court grants interim bail to 4 TMC leaders in Narada case

Calcutta high court grants interim bail to 4 TMC leaders in Narada case

Kolkata: The Calcutta high court on Friday granted interim bail to two Bengal ministers, Trinamool Congress MLA, former Kolkata mayor arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Narada bribery case. The five-judge bench granted them bail on a personal bond of Rs 2 lakh. They will join the investigation via video

Thousands displaced in Bengal, Odisha ahead of Cyclone ‘Yaas’ landfall

Thousands displaced in Bengal, Odisha ahead of Cyclone ‘Yaas’ landfall

Kolkata: Hours ahead Cyclone Yaas began the landfall process, over 11.5 lakh people were evacuated in West Bengal, informed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. While, the Odisha government said it has moved over 2 lakh people from vulnerable areas in coastal districts to safety. The state government has set