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Development in Darjeeling will never be compromised: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that the state government would work together with the local parties and people for its prosperity.

published on : 21st November 2017

Exposure of personal data in name of Aadhaar 'dangerous': Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said exposure of personal data "in the name of Aadhaar linking" is "very dangerous" for the freedom of expression of the country.

published on : 20th November 2017

Mamata Banerjee leaves for North Bengal to discuss Darjeeling issues

The all-party meeting from the Darjeeling hills will take place at Pintail village during which the chief minister would also take a stock of the ongoing projects there.

published on : 20th November 2017

Odisha set to apply for GI tag for Rasagola, turmeric

Odisha government is all set to apply for GI tag for Odishara Rasagola and Kandhamal turmeric after neighbouring West Bengal was granted it for Banglar Rosogolla.

published on : 17th November 2017

Why suicide rates are higher in Tamil Nadu, other southern states in India

Rate of suicides is three times higher in the South and West Bengal as compared to rest of country.

published on : 16th November 2017

Who took my rosogolla? The bittersweet battle over a sweet explained

The award of GI status for Bengal’s rasogulla has opened up a debate on how the origin of foods can be determined over the competing claims of different regions.

published on : 15th November 2017

Assam government removes Communist singer from festival video, creates stir

The singer, Subha Prasad Nandi Majumdar, has been removed from the video, created to mark the three-day festival to be organised by the state government at Silchar from November 18.

published on : 15th November 2017

Sweet War: This GI tag is for Banglar Rosogolla, it is not about the origin

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said today that her state had been granted GI or the Geographical Indication status for the sweet.

published on : 14th November 2017

Father kills infant in West Bengal for being fair skinned

According to the neighbours, Sheikh Nazir doubted his wife Saima Bibi of being unfaithful to him since the birth of their child, who was fair complexion despite Nazir and Saima being dark.

published on : 13th November 2017

Biswa Bangla is a government company, not a private entity: Rajiva Sinha

West Bengal government today iterated that the Biswa Bangla Marketing Corporation is totally owned by it and is not a private entity.

published on : 11th November 2017

West Bengal government doctor suspended over Facebook post on dengue

The government doctor posted on Facebook criticising the government’s response in tackling dengue outbreak in the state.

published on : 11th November 2017

Mamata Banerjee is indulging in minority politics, that's why Durga Puja has been stopped: Mukul Roy

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Mukul Roy accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of indulging in 'minority politics' in the state.

published on : 10th November 2017

SC rejects TMC MLA's plea against linking Aadhaar with bank accounts

The apex court said there were several petitions challenging Aadhaar which were already pending before it and it cannot entertain thousands of pleas raising similar issue.

published on : 10th November 2017

Minor fire breaks out in restaurant near Kolkata municipal corporation headquarters

A fire broke out in a restaurant in New Market area close to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation head office in the city this morning.

published on : 9th November 2017

Modi’s demonetisation brought bad days: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee attacked BJP ahead of the crucial Gujarat polls saying that the saffron party was ‘morally defeated in Gujarat’.

published on : 9th November 2017
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