Tata Motors

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Bengal govt told to pay Rs 766 crore compensation to Tata Motors

Tata Motors gets arbitral award of ₹766 crore plus interest to compensate for its investment in the now scrapped Singur plant. On October30, a three-member Arbitral Tribunal gave a unanimous award in favour of Tata Motors to be compensated for its investment in the now-scrapped in West Bengal. "In respect of the arbitration proceedings between Tata Motors Limited (TML) and West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation Limited (WBIDC)," read… read-more

Mon, 30 Oct 2023 - 08:32 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: business, West Bengal, Compensation, TATA Motors, Deal

Courtesy: The Times of India

JyotiPriya Mallik

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west Bengal Minister Mallick Arrested By ED, Says I'm Victim

West Bengal Forest Minister Jyotipriya Mallick was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate early on Friday morning after being questioned for over 20 hours in connection to the 'ration scam'. Mallick, who was former food minister of the state, was arrested at 3.23 am on Friday. “I am the victim of a grave conspiracy,” Mallick said while being escorted away by ED officials and CRPF jawans from Salt Lake house.

Fri, 27 Oct 2023 - 10:33 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: West Bengal, JyotiPriya Mallick, scam, ED, arrest

Courtesy: The Indian Express


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WB Pollution Control Board Increases Decibel Limit Of Firecrackers Amid Festivals

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) adding to the festive mood of the people, relaxed the decibel of bursting of green firecrackers during Diwali, Chatt Puja and Christmas. Only green firecrackers are allowed during the festivities, with 123 decibel limit from earlier 93 limit. WBPCB's new guidelines: "In the state of West Bengal, only green firecrackers can be sold and bursting of such firecrackers shall be… read-more

Fri, 20 Oct 2023 - 12:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Festivals, indian culture, Firecrackers, Christmas, Pollution, West Bengal

Abhishek Banerjee

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TMC Leader Abhishek Banerjee Protested At Rajghat, Demands Funds For WB

Trinamool Congress leader Abhishek Banerjee along with party workers and leaders sat on a dharna at the Rajghat here on Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary on Monday demanding the release of funds for West Bengal by the Centre. The Lok Sabha MP, accompanied by hundreds of men and women from the party including MPs, MLAs and ministers who had arrived from West Bengal to take part in the protest.

Mon, 02 Oct 2023 - 05:04 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: TMC, politics, Rajghat, protest, Abhishek Banerjee, West Bengal


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West Bengal BJP MLA Assault, Police Says No Evidence

As political slugfest continues over the reported violence in West Bengal ahead of and during the Panchayat polls, the state police on Friday revealed that one of the complaints filed by the BJP regarding its woman candidate being assaulted at a polling station in Howrah has turned out to be false after probe. 

Fri, 21 Jul 2023 - 07:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Woman Assault, West Bengal, Panchayat Elections, Police, Probe

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Odisha Train Accident

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"No Intention To Hide Death Toll," Says Odisha CS Amid Allegations

Reacting to the allegations of the West Bengal CM, Odisha Chief Secretary PK Jena said his government has no intention to hide the deaths in the Balasore train crash. "Media persons are very much present at the accident site since the beginning. Everything is being done in the presence of cameras," he said. The statement came after Mamata Banerjee claimed that Odisha Government is hiding the death tolls.

Mon, 05 Jun 2023 - 10:09 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Odisha government, Indian Politics, Odisha Balasore Train Accident, West Bengal, allegations

Ram Navami Celebrations

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Howrah Ram Navami Violence: BJP-TMC In Blame Game, Demands CBI Inquiry

The Ram Navami violence and communal clash started taking a political turn, amid a blame game of the political parties, the Trinamool Congress and the BJP. While Mamata Banerjee blamed BJP goons to start the violence, the BJP leaders said, Mamata Banerjee-led Government gave clean chit to all the stone pelters in the region. Meanwhile, BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari filed a plea and demanded a CBI inquiry into the violence.

Sat, 01 Apr 2023 - 09:48 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: West Bengal, Indian Politics, TMC, ram navami violence, Mamata Banerjee, Howrah

Courtesy: Times Now News

Partha Chatterjee

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Partha Chatterjee Steps Down As Chairman Of Management Institute In WB

Partha Chatterjee, the ex-TMC leader and Education Minister of WB, step down as the President of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISWBM.) The development came eight months after his arrest by the ED in connection with his alleged involvement in the multi-crore teachers' recruitment scam in the State. Notably, the decision was taken after pressure on the governing body. .

Sun, 26 Feb 2023 - 03:33 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: partha chatterjee, West Bengal, chairman, Management Institute, teacher recruitment scam

Jalpaiguri Flash Floods

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8 Dead After Flash Floods Hit West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri

In West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri, flash floods hit the Mal river, resulting in the death of at least eight persons, informed District magistrate Moumita Godard Basu, on October 5. Of the eight deceased, four were reportedly women. Basu further stated that a search is underway to find out if more casualties have occurred. Meanwhile, the injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Thu, 06 Oct 2022 - 02:29 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: West Bengal, Mal River, Jalpaiguri, flash floods, Idol Immerision

Courtesy: ANI

Kurmi Tribe Protest

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Kurmi Tribe Protest Enters Day 2 In West Bengal’s Purulia

Protestors belonging to the Kurmi tribe in West Bengal’s Purulia, started a protest on September 20, demanding the status of “Other Backward Class” status to their community. This is powered by assent then president Ram Nath Kovind gave to the states, to identify and specify Socially and Educationally Backward Class (SEBC). The protests blocked railways tracks across several areas in West Bengal.

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 08:06 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: West Bengal, OBC, SEBC, Kurmi Tribe, Purulia

Courtesy: ANI