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West Bengal Governor Seeks Updates On Hill Council's Operations

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The governor, who is on a visit to Darjeeling, has asked the GTA administrator to personally update him about the council's operations and way of functioning.

Former GJM Leader Binay Tamang Promises To Secure Gorkha Votes For Trinamool Congress

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Election to 47 wards of SMC, which was won by the CPI(M) in 2015, is likely to be held on January 22, along with four other municipal corporations in south Bengal.


Extension Of BSF’s Jurisdiction Interference In Country’s Federal Structure: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee earlier on Sunday had appealed to PM Narendra Modi to immediately withdraw the Union Home Ministry's notification that extended the jurisdiction of BSF.

Mamata Banerjee Accuses BJP Of Beating Opponents In Tripura

Oct 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee claimed ‘whoever dares to take out rallies opposing the BJP is hit with sticks. They don't even allow the injured TMC workers to be treated at a hospital’.


Three BJP MLAs Taken Into Custody For Violating Lockdown Restrictions In Bengal

The three MLAs were protesting against alleged lack of measures on the part of the state government to check the rising number of COVID-19 deaths in north Bengal.

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07 March, 2021

Mamata Banerjee Organises 'Padayatra' In Siliguri In Protest Against LPG Price Hike

Outlook Web Bureau

The protest march began from Darjeeling More and was joined by thousands of supporters holding red-coloured cardboard replicas of LPG cylinders


16 October, 2020

Siliguri Teacher Arrested For Molesting Student 23 Years Ago

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Police arrested the accused school teacher in Siliguri after a 37-year-old woman filed a complaint against her private tutor, who, she alleged, had molested her at her Darjeeling home when she was 14.


28 September, 2020

Will Hug Mamata Banerjee If Infected With Covid-19: BJP National Secretary Anupam Hazra

PTI

A police complaint was filed by the Trinamool Congress in Siliguri for the comments Hazra made at a party programme.


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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.

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