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Mamata Banerjee slams Centre for delay in clearing proposal to rename West Bengal
Mamata Banerjee slams Centre for delay in clearing proposal to rename West Bengal

Criticising the BJP, Mamta Banerjee said a political party with “zero strength” in the state cannot decide on changing the name of that state.

Train services in Kharagpur division hit by adivasi agitation
Train services in Kharagpur division hit by adivasi agitation

Members of the Bharat Jakat Majhi Marwa squatted on railway tracks at Balichak, Nekusini, Salboni, Chattna and Khamasuli affecting train movement, an SER spokesperson said.

Presidency University: Amid protests, convocation held without students
Presidency University: Amid protests, convocation held without students

Presidency University held a “special” convocation at Nandan III on Tuesday after its plans for the ceremony were disrupted due to the agitation by students over hostel accommodation. The university conferred DSc and D Litt (Honoris Causa) on eminent scientist and Bharat Ratna recipient C N R Rao and veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee respectively. The […]

West Bengal Cabinet nod for hydel project, retirement age of nurses raised
West Bengal Cabinet nod for hydel project, retirement age of nurses raised

The minister of state for health also said her department has decided to revise the retirement age of nurses in state-run hospitals from 60 to 62 years.

Chairman of co-op held in cheating case: Bidhannagar cyber police
Chairman of co-op held in cheating case: Bidhannagar cyber police

The accused, Pradip Samadder alias Mithu (49) of Rabindra Sarani Gally in North 24 Parganas, is the chairman of the Rage Multi State Credit Co-Operative Society.

Chinese consul general in Kolkata: Zhanwu teases China-Kolkata bullet train, stresses BRI benefits
Chinese consul general in Kolkata: Zhanwu teases China-Kolkata bullet train, stresses BRI benefits

Elaborating on the bullet train project, he said, “… all these countries can be linked within a couple of hours. There can be industrial hubs and clusters created along this line.”

Workers’ deaths in Purulia: BJP delegation meets Governor, submits plea for CBI probe
Workers’ deaths in Purulia: BJP delegation meets Governor, submits plea for CBI probe

Two BJP workers — Niranjan Gope and Damodar Mondal — were killed on August 27 in Joypur area of Purulia during violence over formation of panchayat boards.

West Bengal: Amidst row, Apollo region chief resigns
West Bengal: Amidst row, Apollo region chief resigns

The group’s southern region director N Satyabhama would take additional charge of eastern region

To curb ‘unethical medical practices’ West Bengal govt to table Bill in Assembly today
To curb ‘unethical medical practices’ West Bengal govt to table Bill in Assembly today

The bill says private healthcare institutes cannot refuse to treat emergency cases such as acid attack, rape and accident victims for want of money

West Bengal: Fake Rs 2,000 notes of face value Rs 56 lakh seized from Fancy Market, five arrested
West Bengal: Fake Rs 2,000 notes of face value Rs 56 lakh seized from Fancy Market, five arrested

The five accused have been identified as Manuar Molla alias Ujjal, Abul Kalam Azad alias Suraj, Sk Eklash Ahmed, Balai Mondal alias Joy and Syed Rehan.

West Bengal Srinu Naidu murder case: Police arrest ‘mastermind’
West Bengal Srinu Naidu murder case: Police arrest ‘mastermind’

“Apparently, Rambabu wanted to get back his power as scrap mafia and hence he killed Srinu Naidu,” said an officer.
Naidu was shot in the Trinamool party office on January 11.

West Bengal: ABVP to protest against ‘anti-nationals’ in front of Calcutta University
West Bengal: ABVP to protest against ‘anti-nationals’ in front of Calcutta University

“It is the duty of every individual to uphold the true sense of nationalism and recognise the contribution made by Indian Army,”said said Subir Haldar, ABVP state vice-president.

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