West Bengal

Babul Supriyo: From singer to BJP's poster boy to Mamata's minister

After a successful stint as a Hindi playback singer, Supriyo entered politics in 2014, getting a ticket to contest the Lok Sabha elections for the BJP from West Bengal on Ramdev's recommendation.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Jharkhand MLAs cash seizure: Bengal CID 'restrained' by Delhi Police from conducting raid

The CID earlier claimed that the cash seized from the three MLAs was delivered to them by a Kolkata-based businessman through hawala.

published on : 3rd August 2022

One more arrested by Delhi police in Jahangirpuri violence case

The accused Sanwar Malik, hailing from Haldia in West Bengal, was wanted in the case in which a total of 38 arrests have been made so far, the Delhi Police said.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Mamata to attend Niti Aayog meeting to be chaired by PM Modi

The CM is expected to visit Delhi before the scheduled event to hold meetings with opposition parties. She did not attend the event last year saying it led to no positive impact for the states.

published on : 3rd August 2022

West Bengal woman video-calls hubby, ends life

West Bengal police then informed Karnataka police, seeking immediate intervention. The husband reached Bengaluru and took custody of the son. He also cremated his wife’s body here on Sunday.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Money in possession of J'khand MLAs had source in Kolkata, trio part of bigger game plan: CID officer

CID officer, however, did not divulge much about the game plan that he was referring to but revealed that the money was just a "fraction of the amount that was involved in the larger scheme of things"

published on : 2nd August 2022

Congress suspends three MLAs for anti-party activities in Jharkhand 

Jharkhand in-charge Avinash Pande said the three MLAs were allegedly involved in a plot to weaken the party and mislead other MLAs. He said the coalition government with JMM is stable.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Bengal to carve out seven new districts, Cabinet reshuffle on cards: Mamata 

After Partha Chatterjee was relieved of his ministerial duties, following his recent arrest by the Enforcement Directorate, portfolios held by him were taken over by the TMC boss.

published on : 1st August 2022

10 pilgrims die as van gets electrocuted in West Bengal's Cooch Behar

As many as 10 people died and 16 others were injured in West Bengal, after a pick-up van in which the victims were travelling got electrocuted late on Sunday night.

published on : 1st August 2022

Bengal SSE scam: ED freezes eight bank accounts suspected to hold siphoned money

The central agency came to know about a real estate company and an entertainment agency, which were used to park the money, suspected to be proceeds of crime of the recruitment scam.

published on : 31st July 2022

SSC scam: ED recovers around Rs 20 crore cash from arrested Bengal minister's aide; Trinamool seeks to distance itself from the accused

The central agency, which is probing the money trail in the recruitment scam, brought currency counting machines to assess the volume of cash, which is suspected to be proceeds of crime.

published on : 27th July 2022

No inputs from Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Bengal on school curriculum: Centre 

This is the fifth revision of NCF, incorporating suggestions from a large number of expert groups nationally and smaller panels at the state level.

published on : 27th July 2022

School jobs scam: ED gets 10 days' custody of arrested Bengal minister, associate

The court directed in its order the two accused persons be produced before it again on August 3.

published on : 25th July 2022

Recovery of cash Rs 22 crore is an onion, more to surface as we peel it: ED to court

"We came to know about eight apartments in and around Kolkata in Arpita’s name. She is yet to disclose the source of the money that was used to purchase the properties," an ED official said.

published on : 24th July 2022

Will write to Mamata on Bengal school jobs scam: Pradhan

"Charges of wrong merit lists and other recruitment anomalies have been raised by the job aspirants. This is unbecoming in Bengal, the land of worshippers of Goddess Saraswati," he said.

published on : 24th July 2022

SFI stages protest demanding arrest of all involved in school jobs scam

Around 50 members of the SFI led by Shuvajit Sarkar said that even though Chatterjee has been arrested, others in the ruling establishment who were involved in the scam are yet to be nabbed.

published on : 24th July 2022

HC asks ED to take Bengal min to AIIMS Bhubaneswar; TMC demands time-bound probe

TMC spokesperson Kunal Ghosh said the party has no connection with Mukherjee, asserting the party will not interfere politically if any leader has done anything wrong.

published on : 24th July 2022

Bengal teacher recruitment scam: TMC seeks time-bound probe in ED case against minister Partha Chatterjee

TMC spokesperson Kunal Ghosh said that the party has no connection with the woman from whose possession huge amount of cash was recovered.

published on : 24th July 2022

Bengal teacher recruitment scam: Minister's aide arrested day after ED finds Rs 21 crore cash at home

ED said that it found Rs 21 crore in cash at her apartment of Mukherjee during its raid in connection with the irregularities in the recruitment drives conducted by the SSC.

published on : 23rd July 2022

CBSE exam results: Bhubaneswar region scores over 90 per cent

However, the Bhubaneswar region’s performance in Class XII exam remained relatively low. The pass percentage in Class XII stood at 90.37 against the national average of 92.71 per cent.

published on : 23rd July 2022
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