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  • CM shunts industry minister in drive against non-performers December 27, 2013

    With an eye on Lok Sabha polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday delivered a stern message to non-performers in her Cabinet by shunting out key party aide Partha Chatterjee from the industry portfolio in a major reshuffle of her 31-month-old ministry. Chatterjee, second in rank after Mamata Banerjee,...
  • 100 political clashes every month in Bengal: RTI February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Political violence has been rising in West Bengal under the government of Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee. There have been 642 cases of violent clashes related to students politics in the first five months of Mamata Banerjee's tenure. While 27 people have lost their lives at least 926 political...
  • Cong ministers in Mamata's cabinet to resign today September 22, 2012

    Kolkata: The six Congress ministers in the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal would resign on Saturday and withdraw support to it. The Congress ministers would seek an appointment with the Chief Minister on Saturday to submit their resignations and also meet Governor MK Narayanan to withdraw support. "The WBPCC would meet...
  • Fuel price hike irrational: Swami Agnivesh June 26, 2011

    Shimla: Social activist Swami Agnivesh on Sunday described the hike in diesel, kerosene and LPG prices as "irrational" and said "corruption", which is mother of inflation, fuelled the cost. He also accused the Centre of levying high excise duty of 50 per cent on petroleum products and asked the government to...