PSB employees irked over 'omission' of regular branches in Covid-19 prevention circulars
"Such undue differential treatment has created sharp resentment in the minds of staff members. Regular footfall at the branches are far greater.... Branches are more exposed to public contact and, therefore, more vulnerable in terms of getting affected by this deadly disease, said Shubhajyoti Chattopadhyay, the general secretary of SBI Officers Association (Bengal Circle).
Not right for a CM to oppose law passed by Parliament: WB Guv Jagdeep Dhankhar
Even as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee strongly op...
Ready to sit for talks with CM: WB Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar
Drama had unfolded at the Assembly on Thursday as the Governer was made to wait ...
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar hits out at Mamata over rally against amended Citizenship Act
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is also Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo, is scheduled to take part in a rally in the city to protest against the amended Act. She has called on people to join the protest march. Banerjee had said on several occasions that the law would not be implemented in Bengal.
Shame to our country's democratic history: Jagdeep Dhankhar after finding guv's gate at Assembly locked
West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday had to wait in front of locked gate no 3 of the state assembly, designated for the governor. Later he entered the assembly premises through gate no 4, meant for media persons and officials. "The governor's gate being locked has put our democratic history to shame," Dhankhar said.
West Bengal trims guv’s powers, cuts direct access to universities
Tuesday’s gazette notification — putting the state government between the chancellor’s office and vice-chancellors — caps three months of back and forth between Raj Bhavan and the Bengal government, starting with governor Jagdeep Dhankhar’s visit to the Jadavpur University campus to “rescue” Union minister of state Babul Supriyo from student protesters.
CAA, NRC over ‘my Dead Body’: Mamata Banerjee; LDF and UDF on one platform
“We will never allow NRC and CAA in Bengal. No one will be ousted from the state,” Banerjee said as she read out an ‘oath’ for her party workers. Dubbing the rallies “unconstitutional and inflammatory”, governor Jagdeep Dhankhar urged the CM to devote time to retrieving the situation.
Two AAP MLAs quit after being denied ticket for Feb 8 polls, one of them joins Congress
Adarsh Shastri quit the AAP after it denied him ticket to seek re-election from Dwarka constituency.
Mamata Banerjee leads mega protest rally; vows not to allow NRC, CAA in Bengal
"We will never allow NRC and CAA in Bengal," CM Banerjee said as she read out an 'oath' for her party workers.
Governors in the NDA regime and their tryst with controversies
Several governors in the last five years have been engaged in a running feud with the state government concerned or even had differences with civil society activists.
The rise of self-improvement & productivity apps, hacks
An obsession with self-improvement and productivity is taking over our lives, enabled by an ecosystem of wearable gadgets, bullet journals and apps.
BJP MP, VC leave Visva Bharati as gherao by students ends
BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta, Vice Chancellor Bidyut Chakraborty and others were confined for six hours in a building of the Visva Bharati in West Bengal on Wednesday as hundreds of students staged a sit-in outside accusing the politician of promoting hatred among communities.
Kulgam attack: Mamata seeks 'strong' probe, announces Rs 5 lakh compensation
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee demanded a "strong investigation" into the killings of five labourers from the state in Kulgam region, Kashmir. She took to her Twitter handle condemning the incident and demanding investigation sooner.
Bengal govt urges MHA to rethink entrusting CRPF with Guv's security
The West Bengal government has, in a letter to the MHA dated October 21, also sought to know why it was not consulted before the important decision was taken to hand over the security of Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar to the CRPF.
Gherao of Babul Supriyo serious matter: West Bengal Governor
Babul Supriyo, the union minister of state for environment, forest and climate change, was shown black flags and allegedly heckled by a section of students at Jadavpur University.
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