Vice Chancellor of Jadavpur University Suranjan Das, retired professor and TMC MP Sougata Roy, and educationist Pabitra Sarkar are among those who form a part of the panel
West Bengal education minister Partha Chatterjee has announced that the pending higher secondary exams in the state have been cancelled. The remaining papers of Class 12 were to be held on 2, 6 and 8 July. The decision has been taken in light of the rising cases of COVID-19.
Calcutta University has also directed all its affiliated colleges to sanitize their premises within 10 days after the lockdown is lifted.
Visva Bharati University willing to hold annual 'Basanta Utsav' on its usual schedule if West Bengal govt provides adequate security, says varsity officials
Earlier, Visva Bharati University officials had said the spring festival will be held on 19 February instead of 9 March, citing law and order issues
Will ensure CAA is implemented in West Bengal, will send back 1 crore Bangladeshi Muslims illegally living in state, says Dilip Ghosh
Addressing a series of rallies in the North 24 Parganas district, BJP's Dilip Ghosh said that those opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) are anti-Bengalis and against the idea of India
Despite Narendra Modi’s claim of no nationwide NRC, West Bengal BJP booklet states citizens’ register in pipeline after CAA
The 23-page booklet in English, Hindi and Bengali, published as part of BJP's statewide campaign in favour of the amended Citizenship law
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'
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
TMC to hold candlelight march on 4 Nov, press for inquiry into killing of five labourers from West Bengal in Kashmir
Five labourers - all residents of Bahalnagar village in West Bengal's Murshidabad district - were shot dead by terrorists in Kulgam district of Kashmir on Tuesday
Congress, Left Front accuse TMC of shedding ‘crocodile tears’ over NRC after ruling party rejects demand to discuss issue in West Bengal Assembly
The Opposition in West Bengal, Congress and the Left Front on Tuesday accused the Trinamool Congress of shedding 'crocodile tears' over NRC in Assam after the ruling TMC rejected their demand to discuss the NRC in the Assembly.
TMC leaders face 'tough time' answering uncomfortable questions during Mamata Banerjee's 'Didi Ke Bolo' campaign
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's 'Didi Ke Bolo' campaign is helping the TMC reach out to people in distress, but at the same time forcing party leaders to handle uncomfortable questions.
West Bengal Assembly slams Centre for claim about Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh using madrasas for recruitment
The West Bengal Assembly hit out at the Centre for telling the Parliament that there were inputs of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh using some madrasas for radicalisation and recruitment activities.
West Bengal govt announces 10% EWS quota in govt jobs, educational institutions; minister Partha Chatterjee hails 'historic' decision
West Bengal on Tuesday announced 10 percent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions for the economically weaker sections in the general category. The details about the eligibility criteria for it would be announced later, but those who are already covered by other quotas will not be considered for this reservation, said state minister Partha Chatterjee. Leader of the opposition in the state assembly, Abdul Mannan, senior CPI(M) leader Sujan Chakraborty as well as the BJP's Manoj Tigga welcomed the move.
CPM, Congress stage walkout from West Bengal Assembly over 'cut money scam', demand inquiry into case
The MLAs of Congress and CPM staged a walkout from the West Bengal assembly protesting against the ongoing 'cut money scam' and demanded an inquiry into the incident.
Bengal violence: Mamata Banerjee alleges governor called meeting of political parties at the behest of BJP
Banerjee said the governor had also called her to take part in the meeting, but she declined as law and order was a state subject and "not the governor's".
Daily Bulletin: Campaigns done, Narendra Modi to visit Kedarnath today; Opposition parties slam PM's press meet; day's top stories
Today's top stories: Campaigns done, Narendra Modi will visit Kedarnath for special prayers today; Opposition parties have slammed the prime minister's maiden press meet; a militant has been killed in Awantipora; and more.
Day two of all-India strike: Kolkata students injured after agitators pelt car with stones, amid sporadic violence all over Bengal
Day two of the trade union strike saw agitators pelt stones at a car of school students in Kolkata, amid reports of violence across West Bengal.
Lok Sabha Election 2019: BJP mulls fielding more Muslims in Bengal to make inroads into Mamata Banerjee’s solid support base
BJP's aim to make a shift in its political strategy in Bengal after they harvested a good number of seats in the local body election early this year.
West Bengal bandh: Trinamool Congress needs to re-examine its strategy as BJP fast emerges as strong opponent in state
The Trinamool Congress, as a party and as the incumbent in power, should know that the BJP has emerged as the biggest opposition force in Bengal, will follow its sectarian agenda by trying to polarise Bengal.
West Bengal Bandh updates: Fresh violence breaks out in Islampur, where two students were killed; police fires teargas shells
West Bengal Bandh LIVE updates: Fresh violence broke out in Islampur, where two students were killed in alleged police firing. Reports said that protesters torched a bus and clashed with the police, following which the police fired teargas shells.