June 24, 2021 4:34 am
Addressing a press conference at state secretariat Nabanna, the CM pledged the full weight of her administration behind the former bureaucrat, even praising him as an honest and upright officer.
June 24, 2021 8:29 am
Dr Rakesh Sinha writes: It is a symptom of the degradation of constitutional values. Such politicisation could fracture Indian federalism.
June 22, 2021 2:03 pm
Since retiring from service last month, Bandyopadhyay, a 1987-batch IAS officer of West Bengal cadre, has been appointed special adviser to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee.
June 09, 2021 9:02 am
As the episode of former West Bengal chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay’s transfer unfolded, remembering another VIP ‘explosion’ and the lessons it taught.
June 04, 2021 10:22 pm
In his reply, Bandyopadhyay told the Centre that he was scheduled to visit the cyclone-affected areas and was following Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's order.
June 04, 2021 7:32 am
After Bandyopadhyay skipped the meeting, the 1987-batch IAS officer was recalled and was asked to report in Delhi on May 31. The state government refused to release Bandyopadhyay, and on May 31, he resigned from the services and within hours he was made adviser to the CM.
June 03, 2021 6:10 am
Bandyopadhyay, a 1987-batch IAS officer, retired as chief secretary on May 31 – the day he was summoned by the Centre to report in Delhi. Hours later, he was appointed adviser to the chief minister of West Bengal.
June 02, 2021 7:07 am
Alapan Bandyopadhyay was with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee when she decided to skip the Cyclone Yaas meeting in Kalaikunda.
June 02, 2021 7:09 am
Mamata Banerjee has appointed Bandyopadhyay to the post of Chief Advisor to the Chief Minister for a period of three years.
June 02, 2021 7:06 am
Bandyopadhyay finds himself caught in a tussle between the Narendra Modi and Mamata Banerjee governments since the Chief Minister chose to skip a review meeting over Cyclone Yaas held by the Prime Minister.