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Goa Elections 2022 | Sharad Pawar Likely To Test MVA Formula On Ground

Jan 13, 2022 Haima Deshpande

NCP chief Sharad Pawar plans to take the MVA winning formula to Goa and pitch for a stable government there.

KMC poll : TMC faces challenge to retain ground, BJP to snatch second position from Left

Dec 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The election in all the 144 wards of KMC will be held on December 19 and the counting of votes will take place on December 21.

Mamata Effect? Sonia Gandhi Meets Top Oppn Leaders Amid MP Suspension Row

The meeting, held at Sonia Gandhi's Delhi residence, included top leaders from several Opposition parties including NCP, Shiv Sena, CPM, DMK and NC. Mamata Banerjee's TMC was missing from the meeting.

TMC Flags Will Flutter Across Meghalaya In Next 45 Days: Mukul Sangma

Nov 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Former Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma, who along with 11 other Congress MLAs recently joined Mamata Banerjee's party, on Tuesday asserted that Trinamool Congress flags will flutter across the northeastern state in the next 45 days.

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.

17 October, 2021

Mamata Banerjee’s Comparison To ‘Goddess Durga’ Stirs Row In Goa

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The president of Goa Forward Party Kiran Kandolkar had compared TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee to ‘Goddess Durga’.

07 October, 2021

Mamata Banerjee Takes Oath In Bengali As MLA

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with her two TMC MLAs were administered oath by the state’s Governor.

03 October, 2021

Didigiri: Mamata Banerjee Wins Bhawanipur Bypoll With Record Margin Of 58,000 Votes

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The West Bengal CM beat the BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal after 21 rounds of counting on Sunday. Her winning margin was 54,213 in 2011 and 25,301 in 2016.

03 October, 2021

West Bengal Bypolls: Mamata Banerjee Leads In Bahawanipur, TMC Ahead In Two Murshidabad Seats

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Banerjee, the TMC candidate in the Bhawanipur seat in south Kolkata, secured 16,397 votes, as per official data after the fourth round of counting out of the total 21 rounds scheduled.

03 October, 2021

Mamata Banerjee Slams Amit Shah Over Floods In West Bengal

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Banerjee said she will shortly write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and seek his intervention in the 'indiscriminate' release of water by DVC every time there is heavy rain in Jharkhand.

30 September, 2021

Bengal By-polls: 36% Voter Turnout Till 1 PM, Mamata To Vote Soon

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The polling for by-polls is underway in West Bengal’s three constituencies, including Bhawanipur from where the state’s Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is contesting.


26 September, 2021

‘BJP Limited To Rhetoric Only, Will Defeat It Across India’: Mamata

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West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee minced no words in criticising BJP, a day after it wasn’t allowed to attend the Global Peace Meet in Rome.

23 September, 2021

Calcutta HC Allows EC To File Notification Contents In Bhabanipur Bypolls Case

Outlook Web Desk

The Calcutta High Court was hearing PIL before it over Election Commission’s notification contents on Bhabanipur bypoll.

01 September, 2021

Mamata Hints At Expediting Mining Project On India's Largest Coal Reserve

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

A senior bureaucrat said that to avoid any confrontation with the local people right at the beginning, the government has identified some land plots owned by the government and some other plots owned by individuals who are agreed to part with their land for satisfactory compensation.

29 July, 2021

TMC Ups Ante In Tripura, Sends Derek O'Brien To Bring Back Prashant Kishor's Team

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

On Thursday, TMC leader Derek O'Brien reached Agartala. TMC chief Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee is likely to join on Friday.

27 July, 2021

West Bengal CM Meets Congress Leaders Kamal Nath, Anand Sharma In New Delhi

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'We have not discussed any strategy. That will be discussed by the leader of our party. We just discussed the current situation and the issue of rising prices' said Kamal Nath

13 July, 2021

West Bengal Government Receives Over 26,000 Applications For Student Credit Card

Outlook Web Desk

A student can apply for the education loan for a course for which he/she will be applying but not for one for which he/she has already paid to an institution


06 July, 2021

Bengal CM To Address People Virtually On July 21 To Mark Shahid Divas

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TMC observes Shahid Divas in memory of the 13 Youth Congress workers, who were killed in police action in 1993.

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.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz