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TET exam deferred to Oct 4 after papers go missing

State govt blames postal department; Opp tags it as scam.


Rasogolla debate: West Bengal to stake claim to Rasogolla through GI route

The Science and Technology department of the state government has started the process to approach its central counterpart for GI authentication of Rasogolla so that it is identified with Bengal.

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West Bengal Congress chief booked for attempt to murder

Chowdhury was booked under non-bailable sections (307, 333) and other bailable charges of allegedly vandalising govt property, damaging public transport and beating up police personnel.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee enjoying time with girls students during Kanyashree Day celebration on Friday at Najrul Manch. (Express photo by Subham Dutta)

Kanyashree project is becoming a ‘global model’ for girl students: Mamata Banerjee

The project is directed to prevent child marriages in which Bengal is among the top states in India.

Mamata Banerjee calls all-party meeting to discuss flood situation

The decision to hold an all-party meeting came after the Opposition parties criticised the relief work of the state government and demanded a meeting to discuss the situation.

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Floods in West Bengal: CM Mamata Banerjee says situation ‘beyond control’

The chief minister earlier held a meeting with Chief Secretary, DGP, IG Law and Order, IG Police and Disaster Management Secretary.

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Flood affects 1.19 lakh people in West Bengal, 966 relief camps set up

So far 1.8 lakh houses have been damaged and crop was lost in over 2.10 lakh hectares due to the floods.

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Rain continues in districts; Sunderbans, Basirhat worst affected

Water had to be released from several reservoirs like Kangsabati, Tilpara,Maithon, Panchet and Massenjore to avert overflowing.

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Cyclone Komen hits Bangladesh, Bengal lashed by heavy downpour

In view of the situation, a flood and cyclone control room has been set up. During the day, the task force members held video conference with many districts affected by the floods, cyclone and incessant rains.


West Bengal: Cyclone Komen to make landfall, heavy rains forecasted

Komen, which lies centred at about 95 km ­south southwest of Chittagong in Bangladesh and about 300 km east ­southeast of Kolkata, would move northwards and cross Bangladesh coast by this afternoon

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Martyrs’ Day rally: For TMC, results of 2016 polls declared on Tuesday

TMC MP Sudip Bandopadhyay took a dig at CPM and said the turnout is a ‘fitting reply’ to their Monday’s rally.


Girl records statement: ‘went with (Muslim) youth willingly’

State BJP president Rahul Sinha alleged that the police were trying to shield the offenders.

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Martyrs’ day rally: Trinamool Congress rally a hit, commuters ‘badly hit’

Heads of different transport associations admitted that there were fewer modes of transport available on Tuesday.

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Seven years after expulsion, Somnath Chatterjee likely to be back in CPI(M)

Veteran Marxist and former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee is likely to be rejoin CPI(M) shortly.


West Bengal: Taherpur church raided, vandalised

Police are also looking into the possibility if anyone sneaked inside the church during the day and tried to carry out the robbery at night.