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CBI names 21 accused in Bengal’s Birbhum massacre case

CBI names 21 accused in Bengal’s Birbhum massacre case

Kolkata: The central investigating agency, CBI has named 21 people as accused in the Birbhum violence, in which eight people were beaten and charred to death earlier this week, triggering political furore. The list of accused is the same as that of the state police, sources said. As per reports,

WB Municipal Polls: TMC takes early lead in 3 civic bodies as counting begins

WB Municipal Polls: TMC takes early lead in 3 civic bodies as counting begins

Kolkata: The ruling Trinamool Congress took early leads in three municipalities as the counting of votes polled in 107 civic bodies in West Bengal began on Wednesday morning. The party took early leads in Mekhliganj and Mathabhanga municipalities in Coochbehar district in North Bengal, and Raghunathpur Municipality in Purulia district

Bengal bureaucrats skip virtual meet with PM Narendra Modi

Bengal bureaucrats skip virtual meet with PM Narendra Modi

Kolkata: Bengal DMs were conspicuously absent from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Saturday virtual meeting, where he called on DMs of states to facilitate the implementation of government schemes in a time-bound manner. Several of the state’s DMs alleged they had no information about the meeting. Earlier, in May 2021, the

Mamata writes to PM Modi after Center rejects Bengal’s tableau from R-Day

Mamata writes to PM Modi after Center rejects Bengal’s tableau from R-Day

Kolkata: ‘Profoundly shocked’ over the rejection of West Bengal’s proposed tableau for the upcoming Republic Day parade, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday wrote to PM Modi urging him to reconsider the decision. “It is even more baffling for us that the tableau was rejected without assigning any

Pegasus Snooping Row: SC stays proceedings of Bengal’s Lokur Commission

Pegasus Snooping Row: SC stays proceedings of Bengal’s Lokur Commission

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday stayed all proceedings of the two-member Inquiry Commission headed by the former-top court judge Justice Madan B Lokur, which was appointed by the West Bengal government, to inquire into the Pegasus controversy. The top court has also issued notice to the Commission regarding the