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Narada scam case: 'Orchestrated attempts' to frustrate justice, CBI tells Calcutta HC; no interim relief for arrested TMC leaders
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Narada scam case: 'Orchestrated attempts' to frustrate justice, CBI tells Calcutta HC; no interim relief for arrested TMC leaders

The four TMC leaders arrested in the Narada sting case will remain in judicial custody for another day as the Calcutta High Court hearing on the stay on their bail petitions concluded today without any order. The hearing will resume tomorrow at 2 pm

No 'lockdown' on Bengal political mudslinging as TMC, BJP exchange barbs over Narada case, post-poll violence
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No 'lockdown' on Bengal political mudslinging as TMC, BJP exchange barbs over Narada case, post-poll violence

Both the TMC and BJP appear more intent on attacking each other rather than taking on the COVID-19 pandemic

West Bengal: Partha Chatterjee, Firhad Hakim and 41 other TMC legislators sworn-in as ministers
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West Bengal: Partha Chatterjee, Firhad Hakim and 41 other TMC legislators sworn-in as ministers

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is expected to allot portfolios to the ministers during a cabinet meeting later in the day

TMC MPs write to President Ram Nath Kovind, seek removal of West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar
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TMC MPs write to President Ram Nath Kovind, seek removal of West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

The party accused Dhankhar of "transgressing constitutional limits" by regularly commenting against the state administration and government in public

Centre asks Bengal to relieve three IPS officers immediately; Mamata calls order 'blatant misuse of power'
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Centre asks Bengal to relieve three IPS officers immediately; Mamata calls order 'blatant misuse of power'

The three IPS officers were directed to join the central deputation for alleged dereliction of duties after JP Nadda's convoy was attacked on 10 December during his state visit

MHA summons 3 Bengal IPS officers to serve in central deputation as row over attack on JP Nadda escalates
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MHA summons 3 Bengal IPS officers to serve in central deputation as row over attack on JP Nadda escalates

Usually, the state govt's consent is taken before any all-India service officer is called to serve in central deputation. But in this case, MHA has bypassed the state govt in its decision

Amit Shah to begin two-day visit to West Bengal from 5 Nov ahead of 2021 Assembly polls
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Amit Shah to begin two-day visit to West Bengal from 5 Nov ahead of 2021 Assembly polls

Shah, along with senior BJP leaders Kailash Vijayvargiya, vice-president Mukul Roy and party state president Dilip Ghosh, will interact with booth and district-level leaders

BJP leader shot dead in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas; Kailash Vijayvargiya demands CBI inquiry
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BJP leader shot dead in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas; Kailash Vijayvargiya demands CBI inquiry

The BJP leadership blamed the Trinamool Congress for the killing, but the ruling party has rubbished the accusation

West Bengal guv responds to Mamata's letter, asks why state wants to to act as 'intermediary' in PM-Kisan funds transfer
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West Bengal guv responds to Mamata's letter, asks why state wants to to act as 'intermediary' in PM-Kisan funds transfer

Banerjee had written to the Centre, saying that she was ready to implement PM-Kisan and Ayushman Bharat schemes in West Bengal if the funds are routed through the state government

'Act within mandates of Constitution': Mamata Banerjee asks Bengal guv to refrain from ‘surpassing CM’
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'Act within mandates of Constitution': Mamata Banerjee asks Bengal guv to refrain from ‘surpassing CM’

In a nine-page letter, Banerjee said that the governor Jagdeep Dhankhar's aspersions 'sadly consist of uncorroborated judgments and insinuations' against the police and the state government

'Don't indulge in politics, have patience,' says Mamata Banerjee after protests in cyclone-affected areas in West Bengal
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'Don't indulge in politics, have patience,' says Mamata Banerjee after protests in cyclone-affected areas in West Bengal

After protests in several cyclone-affected areas of West Bengal, chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday urged people to have patience as the administration was working tirelessly to restore water and power supply

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar seeks information from state govt on funds used for anti-CAA campaign
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West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar seeks information from state govt on funds used for anti-CAA campaign

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar had repeatedly cautioned the state government that an agitation against a valid law cannot be funded through advertisements at State expense

West Bengal guv Jagdeep Dhankhar forced to leave Calcutta University convocation after students protest, raise anti-CAA slogans
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West Bengal guv Jagdeep Dhankhar forced to leave Calcutta University convocation after students protest, raise anti-CAA slogans

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was on Tuesday forced to leave the Calcutta University's annual convocation in a huff after some students showed him black flags and shouted 'go back' for his pro-CAA stance, calling him an 'agent' of the BJP

Republic Day: West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar unfurls Tricolour, presides over ceremonial march by armed forces in Kolkata’s Red Road
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Republic Day: West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar unfurls Tricolour, presides over ceremonial march by armed forces in Kolkata’s Red Road

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar unfurled the Tricolour and presided over a ceremonial march past by armed forces at Red Road

Citing 'preoccupations', Mamata Banerjee set to skip Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar's all-party meeting to discuss lynching, SC/ST bills
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Citing 'preoccupations', Mamata Banerjee set to skip Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar's all-party meeting to discuss lynching, SC/ST bills

Jagdeep Dhankhar has been engaged in a face-off with Mamata Banerjee and her party over a host of issues since assuming charge as the governor of the state

Narendra Modi announces renaming of Kolkata Port Trust after Syama Prasad Mookerjee; Mamata Banerjee skips event
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Narendra Modi announces renaming of Kolkata Port Trust after Syama Prasad Mookerjee; Mamata Banerjee skips event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, speaking at the inauguration of the 150th anniversary celebrations of Kolkata Port Trust, announced that it will be renamed as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port.

Jadavpur University student tears copy of Citizenship Act to 'protest' against law while receiving degree at convocation
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Jadavpur University student tears copy of Citizenship Act to 'protest' against law while receiving degree at convocation

Earlier on Tuesday, protesters blocked West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar's entry into Jadavpur University, where he had gone to attend the annual convocation, prompting him to denounce the incident as "total collapse of rule of law".

Mamata Banerjee calls for 'impartial' committee on CAA; pained at demand for 'referendum', says Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar
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Mamata Banerjee calls for 'impartial' committee on CAA; pained at demand for 'referendum', says Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

Amid an intensified political battle over the Citizenship Amendment Act, West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of demanding a 'referendum' on the contentious law, generating fresh controversy

West Bengal Assembly Winter Session abruptly adjourned amidst acrimony between TMC, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar
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West Bengal Assembly Winter Session abruptly adjourned amidst acrimony between TMC, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

The winter session of the West Bengal Assembly was abruptly adjourned on Tuesday amidst ruling TMC's charges that the governor was wilfully withholding his assent to a clutch of bills and Jagdeep Dhankhar ridiculing the government for working at 'snail's pace' and not answering his queries on them

West Bengal guv Jagdeep Dhankhar lashes out at TMC govt for being made to use alternative gate, calls it 'insult to Constitution'
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West Bengal guv Jagdeep Dhankhar lashes out at TMC govt for being made to use alternative gate, calls it 'insult to Constitution'

A drama unfolded at the West Bengal Legislative Assembly in Kolkata on Thursday as Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was made to wait outside the state Assembly as the gate designated for his entry was locked and the Speaker and staff were nowhere to be found