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Home ministry issues notice to Alapan Bandyopadhyay under Disaster Management Act
The row between the Centre and the West Bengal government intensified after the Union home ministry served a show-cause notice to the state's former chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay under a......
Report or face action: Centre warns former Bengal chief secy
The Centre sent a reminder to West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay who 'retired' on Monday to report to the personnel ministry in Delhi on Tuesday, failing which disciplinary action......
Bengal chief secy retires, to act as chief advisor to CM: Mamata
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she was appointing West Bengal's Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay as Chief Advisor for three years effective from Tuesday, after allowing the......
Skipped PM's meet as opposition leader was there: Mamata
A day after the row over cyclone Yaas review meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said she skipped the meeting taking exception to......
Post-cyclone rains, flood threat affect lakhs in eastern India
A day after Cyclone Yaas tore through coastal Odisha and Bengal to cause havoc as far as Jharkhand, tornadoes, torrential rains, bridge collapses and swelling rivers continued......
SC sets aside Tata's Singur deal, land to be returned to farmers in 3 months
In a ruling which can have far-reaching consequences, the Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside the controversial acquisition of 997.11 acres of land in Singur in 2006 by the then Left Front......
UPA govt denying funds to Bengal, says Trinamool
Trinamool Congress on Thursday accused the United Progressive Alliance government of denying funds to West Bengal and demanded immediate release of money for central schemes like Mahatma Gandhi......
Mamata rejig in industry department too
Sending out positive vibes to investor circle, West Bengal government has effected a top-level reshuffle in the industry department with a new secretary as well as a new managing director of the......
Dinesh Trivedi justifies fare hike
Unfazed by the attack on him by his own party for raising rail fares, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Wednesday justified the move saying it was a "conscious decision" in the best interest of......
Singur Bill passed in West Bengal Assembly
A Bill seeking to empower the West Bengal government to return land in Singur to farmers waspassed on Tuesday by the Assembly amid a walkout by members of the Opposition Left parties.The Singur......
Soumitra Chatterjee and the inheritance of loss
The passing of Satyajit Ray's renaissance man feels like the snapping of the last connection with a generation that built a nation and defined grace while facing everything life had to throw at......
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