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Mamata says Gov Dhankhar named in scam, urges his removal; latter calls it lies

Mamata says Gov Dhankhar named in scam, urges his removal; latter calls it lies

Kolkata: Mamata’s face-off with centre escalates further as the Chief Minister once again targets the state Governor, Jagdeep Dhankhar, this time alleging that he was “corrupt” and “named in Hawala scam chargesheet” in the 1990s. She also reportedly wrote three letters to the Union government asking for his removal from the post

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

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,

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar to meet Prez Kovind today

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar to meet Prez Kovind today

New Delhi: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is scheduled to meet President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan today at 11:30 am. “Governor WB Jagdeep Dhankhar along with Sudesh Dhankhar will call on President of India Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan @rashtrapatibhvn today at

West Bengal further pushes COVID-19 lockdown restrictions till July 1

West Bengal further pushes COVID-19 lockdown restrictions till July 1

New Delhi: The Mamata Banerjee led-government in West Bengal on June 14 further extended restrictions in view of the Covid-19 situation in the state till July 1. However, additional relaxations will be allowed. As per the latest guidelines, all government offices with 25 per cent strength will function starting from

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