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Partha Chatterjee

West Bengal Governor Writes To Speaker Seeking Assembly Proceedings On BSF-Linked Resolution

Nov 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The West Bengal Assembly had on Tuesday passed a resolution against the Centre's decision to extend BSF"s jurisdiction from 15 km to 50 km from the international border, amid opposition by BJP legislators.

CBI Questions West Bengal Industries Minister Partha Chatterjee In Ponzi Scam

Sep 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Central Bureau of Investigation team question West Bengal Industries Minister Partha Chatterjee at his office.

Not On Same Page with Centre On Economic Views: Bengal Industry Minister

NDA government at the Centre is pushing for supply stimulation, while the state is in favour of demand creation, which will lead to the welfare of people, said Partha Chatterjee

Ponzi Scam: CBI Summons Senior TMC Leader Partha Chatterjee

Mar 12, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Chatterjee has been asked by the economic offences wing of the CBI to depose before its officials by next week at the CGO Complex office in Kolkata

West Bengal Government To Table Resolution Against Agri Laws On January 28

After five non-BJP ruled states pass resolutions against the three agriculture laws, the West Bengal government shall table a resolution in the Assembly against the same

23 December, 2020

West Bengal: Board Exams For Class 10,12 To Be Held In June


Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal had earlier ruled out conducting board examinations till February next year.

29 October, 2020

West Bengal Governor Is BJP's ‘Loudspeaker’: TMC


Partha Chatterjee accused Dhankhar of trying to tarnish the image of the state and acting as a spokesperson of BJP.

16 August, 2019

CBI Summons TMC Leader Partha Chatterjee In Saradha Chit Fund Case


Chatterjee, secretary general of the TMC and considered to be a close aide of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, chose not to answer questions put to him by the media in this regard.

10 June, 2019

BJP Using Home Ministry For 'Political Conspiracy', Alleges TMC As Violence Continues

Outlook Web Bureau

Union Ministry of Home Affairs on Sunday issued an advisory to the state government expressing "deep concern" over the death of people in a post-poll clash that ensued between BJP and TMC workers.

15 March, 2018

Cases Of Lesbianism Against The Ethos Of Bengal, Says Education Minister Partha Chatterjee

Outlook Web Bureau

A school had forced written undertakings from 10 of its students that they had indulged in lesbianism in a classroom.

23 September, 2014

An Interview With An Impostor

Partha Chatterjee (Historian at Columbia University)

Partha Chatterjee On Partha Chatterjee: In which the political theorist and historian assures us that he is not the Education Minister of the State of West Bengal

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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