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West Bengal officer caught in Mamata Banerjee-Centre clash gets notice

West Bengal officer caught in Mamata Banerjee-Centre clash gets notice

New Delhi: Alapan Bandopadhyay, the officer in the core of the latest flashpoint between Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been served notice by the Centre for skipping a meeting chaired by the PM. Mr Bandyopadhyay retired yesterday as Bengal’s Chief Secretary and was immediately

RaGa writes to PM, demands withdrawal of new orders in Lakshadweep

RaGa writes to PM, demands withdrawal of new orders in Lakshadweep

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention in the withdrawal of new regulations in Lakshadweep, saying the rules seek to penalise dissent and undermine grassroots democracy. In a letter to the prime minister, he said all this is being done by the new Administrator Praful

Former MP Jayant Chaudhary appointed as new RLD President

Former MP Jayant Chaudhary appointed as new RLD President

Jayant Chaudhary was on Tuesday appointed as the new national president of the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD), according to a party statement. His elevation to the post comes following the demise of party president and his father Ajit Singh, who had succumbed to Covid-19 on May 6. The decision to

TMC supremo Banerjee likely to contest bypoll from Bhabanipur constituency

TMC supremo Banerjee likely to contest bypoll from Bhabanipur constituency

West Bengal Minister and Veteran TMC leader Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay resigned as MLA from Bhabanipur assembly seat on Friday as supremo Mamata Banerjee is likely to contest bypoll from the constituency, party source said. Banerjee, who lost the recently concluded elections from Nandigram, needs to get re-elected to the assembly within

TMC rolls out list of 291 candidates; Mamata to contest from Nandigram

TMC rolls out list of 291 candidates; Mamata to contest from Nandigram

New Delhi: Strategising the fielding of its its combatants for West Bengal elections, Trinamool Congress on Friday released a list of 291 candidates for the 294-member state assembly, with chief minister Mamata Banerjee finalising Nandigram as her battle ground. “Today, we are releasing a list of 291 candidates which includes

Coal theft case: CBI interrogates Abhishek Banerjee’s wife; Mamata meets family

Coal theft case: CBI interrogates Abhishek Banerjee’s wife; Mamata meets family

Kolkata: A Central Bureau of Investigation team on Tuesday visited the residence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s nephew and Trinamool Congress MP, Abhishek Banerjee, to examine his wife Rujira Banerjee in the alleged coal pilferage case. The team had on Monday also questioned Abhishek Banerjee’s sister-in-law Menaka Gambhir