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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

West Bengal Assembly


West Bengal Assembly adjourned sine-die due to 'lack of business'

December 10, 2019 10:41 pm

The Left Front and Congress boycotted the meeting, accusing the ruling TMC of not attaching enough importance to the opposition.

West Bengal Assembly passes bill against lynching

August 30, 2019 6:37 pm

The BJP, which has emerged as the main opposition party, neither supported nor opposed the bill as it felt that the legislation may be used for settling political scores.

West Bengal Assembly: ‘Those who gave and took cut money equally guilty’, says Partha Chatterjee in House

July 12, 2019 3:38 am

Speaking on the floor of the Assembly, Chatterjee said, “Those have have taken cut money and those who have paid are equally guilty. Actions will be taken against both parties as per law."

West Bengal Assembly: Two resolutions on ‘rising communalism’ passed by House after a united discussion

July 12, 2019 3:37 am

The CPM and the Congress have often held the TMC responsible for the rise of communal forces in Bengal.

Kolkata: Speaker dismisses discussion on no-confidence; Congress, Left Front walk out of Assembly

November 28, 2018 5:55 am

However, during recess, the Business Advisory Committee of the House discussed whether the motion could be taken up on Wednesday due to its tight schedule and decided against it since there was a lack of time.

Kolkata: ‘Not allowed to discuss issue of teachers' pay’, Left, Congress boycott Assembly

November 27, 2018 6:03 am

When Leader of Opposition Abdul Mannan on Monday raised the issue and sought a discussion on the matter, Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee rejected his demand.

West Bengal Assembly passes Goods and Services Tax Bill

August 09, 2017 1:45 am

No change in stand, forced to bring ordinance, says Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

Congress, Left rule out floor coordination with BJP in Assembly

June 04, 2016 12:56 am

“When we had urged all parties to unite against the Saradha scam, all parties had responded, except Trinamool and BJP. How can we rely on them?” Mannan asked.

Vote-on-account: No new taxes, West Bengal govt proposes 17% increase in plan outlay

February 27, 2016 1:37 am

Finance Minister Amit Mitra, with an eye on the Assembly elections, enlisted the government’s “unprecedented” allocation in the social sector.

Brainware University Bill, 2015 passed in West Bengal Assembly

December 15, 2015 11:41 am

The Brainware University Bill, 2015 will address the growing need for quality facilities in higher education