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Bengal Guv Alleges Diversion Of Funds For 'Maa' Canteen Scheme

Dec 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The budget document emanates that the allocation of Rs 100 crore for the scheme was proposed for the 2021-22 fiscal, Dhankhar said.

SC stays proceedings of WB’s Lokur panel probing Pegasus snooping allegations

Dec 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

An international media consortium has reported that over 300 verified Indian mobile phone numbers were on the list of potential targets for surveillance using Pegasus spyware.


State Force Should Never Be Used To Browbeat Political Opinion, Journalists: SC

The bench said that no doubt by the very nature of the job required to be performed by the political class, at times their exchanges may get heated. “But it should not explode. We are sure difference in perceptions can be expressed in better language,” it said in its order uploaded today.

Salt- Tolerant Paddy Production Helps Over 4 Lakh Farmers In Bengal To Beat Cyclone Woes

Dec 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The state government had introduced the ‘Krishak Bandhu’ (friends of farmers) scheme in January 2019 to provide financial assistance to all farmers for agricultural purposes and to provide social security to the farm families in the event of the untimely death of a cultivator.


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

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.

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20 September, 2021

BJP To Not Field Candidate For WB RS Bypoll Against TMC's Sushmita Dev

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Sushmita Dev is likely to get elected unopposed. West Bengal BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari tweeted about this decision.


13 July, 2021

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

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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


09 July, 2021

Bengal Government Transfers Two Doctors On Sexual Harassment Allegation

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The woman in her complaint had alleged that the "harassment" by the assistant professor started way back in February 2020 when she went to attend a medical conference at Hyderabad


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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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