Will Not Allow NRC In West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

No one can take away your (people) citizenship and turn you into a refugee: Mamata Banerjee Sagardighi, West Bengal:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today challenged the Centre on the contentious NRC issue and iterated that she will never allow the exercise in the state. Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said a … Read moreWill Not Allow NRC In West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

Girl Students Allegedly Forced To Take Off Leggings By School In Bengal

The incident took place on Monday and came to light on Tuesday. (Representational) Bolpur (WB):  A number of girl students of the junior section of an English medium missionary school West Bengal’s Bolpur were allegedly forced to take off their leggings on the pretext that their colours did not confirm  to the school uniform, sparking … Read moreGirl Students Allegedly Forced To Take Off Leggings By School In Bengal

“Using Tongue Too Often”: Governor Amid War Of Words With Mamata Banerjee

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said the comments will not deter him from serving the people of the state. Kolkata:  West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Friday said some people are using their “tongue too often and very loosely” but that will not deter him from serving the people of the state. In a veiled reference to … Read more“Using Tongue Too Often”: Governor Amid War Of Words With Mamata Banerjee

“No Chopper For 600-Km Trip”: Governor Points Finger At Mamata Banerjee

Jagdeep Dhankar was concerned about “attitude” of the state government as he wasn’t invited for Film Fest Kolkata:  The friction between Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee entered a new phase today, with the Governor claiming that he would have to take a 600-km journey by car tomorrow as his request for … Read more“No Chopper For 600-Km Trip”: Governor Points Finger At Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee Conducts Aerial Survey Of Areas Hit By Cyclone Bulbul

Mamata Banerjee lauded district administration for its initiatives to minimise impact of cyclone. Kakdwip:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday conducted an aerial survey of the cyclone Bulbul-ravaged areas of South 24 Parganas district and announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the families of each of those killed in the storm. … Read moreMamata Banerjee Conducts Aerial Survey Of Areas Hit By Cyclone Bulbul

Cyclone Bulbul: Bodies Of 4 Missing Fishermen Found Off Bengal Coast

Cyclone Bulbull: Five fishermen are still missing. Kolkata:  The bodies of four out of the nine fishermen, who went missing after their boat capsized off Mousuni Island in West Bengal, due to Cyclone Bulbul were recovered in a joint operation by the Indian Coast Guard and the NDRF, a senior Coast Guard officer said Monday. … Read moreCyclone Bulbul: Bodies Of 4 Missing Fishermen Found Off Bengal Coast

Cyclone Bulbul Hits West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee To Survey Damage

Cyclone Bulbul made landfall between the West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts on Saturday. (PTI) Kolkata:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will on Monday conduct an aerial survey of the districts severely hit by cyclone Bulbul. Ms Banerjee said that due to the storm, she has decided to postpone her trip to North Bengal. “Instead, … Read moreCyclone Bulbul Hits West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee To Survey Damage

Centre “Good At Shedding Crocodile Tears”: Bengal Minister Over ‘Bulbul’

Kolkata:  West Bengal’s Disaster Management Minister Javed Khan on Sunday alleged that the centre was only shedding crocodile tears over the situation arising out of cyclone Bulbul and was not extending help to address the crisis. “The Central government is very good at making calls but never extends a helping hand when required. They are … Read moreCentre “Good At Shedding Crocodile Tears”: Bengal Minister Over ‘Bulbul’

10 Dead, Over 2 Lakh Affected By Cyclone Bulbul In West Bengal

Cyclone Bulbul: Bulbul brought heavy rain coupled with gale wind till early Sunday (PTI) Kolkata:  Cyclone ”Bulbul”, which barrelled through the coastal districts of West Bengal before moving towards Bangladesh, claimed at least 10 lives and affected at least 2.73 lakh families in different parts of the state, official reports said on Sunday. The severe … Read more10 Dead, Over 2 Lakh Affected By Cyclone Bulbul In West Bengal

Cyclone Bulbul Passes Bengal. PM, Governor Tweet To Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s efforts to mitigate the impact of Cyclone Bulbul were commended by the state Governor this morning. The cyclonic storm now lays centered 75 km east-northeast of Sundarban National Park, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. “Adverse impact has been contained-thanks to Hon’ble CM leading from the front and … Read moreCyclone Bulbul Passes Bengal. PM, Governor Tweet To Mamata Banerjee

Operations at Kolkata airport suspended for 12 hours due to cyclone ‘Bulbul’

New Delhi: Operations at the Kolkata airport, the busiest in eastern India, will be suspended for 12 hours beginning 6 PM on Saturday due to severe cyclone ‘Bulbul’, Home Ministry officials said. The severe cyclone is expected to make a landfall on the West Bengal coast this evening. “Due to very severe cyclone ‘Bulbul’, operations … Read moreOperations at Kolkata airport suspended for 12 hours due to cyclone ‘Bulbul’

Cyclone Bulbul Makes Landfall In Bengal, Kolkata Airport Closed

Cyclone Bulbul made landfall in West Bengal tonight. The state is on high alert Kolkata:  Severe Cyclone Bulbul gusting at wind speeds of 135 km per hour made landfall near Sagar Islands in West Bengal at 9 pm today. Sagar Island is about 120 km south of Kolkata. Cyclone Bulbul is then expected to turn … Read moreCyclone Bulbul Makes Landfall In Bengal, Kolkata Airport Closed

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