Day after criticising Mamata Banerjee for 'appeasement', outgoing West Bengal governor claims his statement was misinterpreted
Outgoing West Bengal governor praised Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, stating that the TMC chief had the vision and power to implement her decisions.
Impasse over West Bengal doctors' strike eases as protesting medicos agree for talks with Mamata Banerjee
The home ministry has sought reports from the Mamata Banerjee government on the doctors' strike in West Bengal as well as the political violence in the state over the past four years.
West Bengal doctors' strike: Mamata Banerjee invites protesting medicos for another meeting after first snub; doctors' demand CM's apology
Mamata Banerjee had asked the junior doctors on strike across West Bengal to resume work by 2 pm on Thursday, warning them of disciplinary action. The doctors had defied her warning.
BJP would do well not to underestimate Mamata Banerjee’s strengths while chalking up Bengal blueprint
The BJP should not make the mistake of assuming that the Lok Sabha poll is a precursor for an equally impressive performance in 2021 Assembly polls.
Post-poll violence in West Bengal: BJP worker believed to be murdered for chanting 'Jai Shri Ram'; two killed in bomb blast in Kankinara
BJP's Howrah rural president Anupam Mullick claimed that Doloi was a party supporter and was killed by Trinamool Congress workers for chanting 'Jai Shri Ram'
TMC-BJP Basirhat violence: Governor KN Tripathi meets Narendra Modi, Amit Shah in Delhi, apprises them of situation in West Bengal
Tripathi's meeting with the prime minister and Shah came a day after the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Sunday issued an advisory to the West Bengal government expressing "deep concern" over the death of people in a post-poll clash that ensued between BJP and TMC workers.
Mamata-Modi bickering in aftermath of Cyclone Fani shows how political parties encash disaster for accolades
When a natural disaster hits a geographical region, it shows no regard for separate jurisdictional boundaries or the political sensibilities (and/ or compulsions) of those governing those areas. And by this very nature calamities challenge us to coordinate disaster response on a regional scale, irrespective of the fact that the two political establishments at the centre and the state may be antipodal.
Was monitoring Cyclone Fani in Kharagpur when Narendra Modi called my office, Mamata clarifies after PM's 'arrogant Didi' remark
Narendra Modi claimed that he had called Mamata Banerjee twice but his calls were not returned, after which he called the governor to ask about Cyclone Fani.
Imposing President's Rule in West Bengal may not be best option for Centre; Article 356 may take more from Modi govt than Mamata
However, if all West Bengal is faced with such a situation, it won’t be the first time that the state would see a governmental shut-down. On five different occasions previously, the state has come under President’s Rule.
Amit Shah rally violence: Bengal BJP leader Rahul Sinha tells workers to 'arm themselves'; governor seeks report from Mamata
BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha asked BJP supporters and workers to come armed with sticks at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Bengal, in the aftermath of violence near the venue of the rally of BJP chief Amit Shah at Kanthi in East Midnapore.
Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee resigns, quits Mamata Banerjee cabinet; CM hands over his ministerial charges to Firhad Hakim
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asked Sovan Chatterjee to also step down as mayor after he resigned from his role as West Bengal Minister for Housing and Fire Services.
The body was identified as that of Goutam Mondal (45), a labourer hailing from Murshidabad district, who was missing along with another labourer Pranab Dey since the accident on Tuesday, he said. Mondal was working as a cook in the extension of the Metro rail project going on adjacent to the Majerhat Bridge, he said.
Majerhat bridge collapse in Kolkata: West Bengal PWD issued tender for flyover's repair work in April 2018
PWD floated the tender in April to sublet the work for which it had invited quotations from companies for the repairs, refurbishing and maintenance of the bridge.
Majerhat bridge collapse in Kolkata: Narendra Modi calls incident 'deeply unfortunate', wishes quick recovery to injured
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday termed the Kolkata bridge collapse as a "deeply unfortunate" incident and hoped for a speedy recovery of those who were injured.
West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, who is also Chancellor of the Jadavpur University (JU), on Monday expressed concern over the health of the students, who had been observing hunger strike over the past three days in protest against the institute's new admission procedure.
A Raj Bhavan official said President Ram Nath Kovind on 6 June gave additional charge to Tripathi as Roy would go to the US for a month to meet his daughter and son-in-law there.
West Bengal Governor summons officials over claims of violence during filing of nominations for panchayat polls
West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has summoned senior government officials amid allegations by the Opposition parties that the ruling Trinamool Congress was preventing their candidates from filing nominations for the panchayat polls
Ram Navami violence: West Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi takes stock of situation in Raniganj, Asansol
West Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi visited the strife-torn areas of Raniganj and Asansol in West Bardhaman district and held a meeting with the police officials and the local administration
West Bengal Ram Navami violence: Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to visit trouble-torn Asansol, Ranigunj today
West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi will visit trouble-torn Asansol and Raniganj on Saturday, after the state government said it has no problem with it
Pranab Mukherjee urges institutes to focus on research work to build world-class educational eco-system
Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday called on Indian academic institutions to lay emphasis on quality research work to earn global recognition and build "an educational eco-system comparable with the best in world".