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BSF Dismisses Allegations Of Entering Bengal's Territorial Jurisdiction

Nov 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

BSF came out with a clarification it does not have powers to register an FIR or to carry out investigations.

Tathagata Roy vs Dilip Ghosh: Another Headache For BJP In West Bengal?

Nov 09, 2021 Outlook Correspondent

Former state unit president and Meghalaya and Tripura governor Tathagata Roy has been taking repeated digs at national vice-president Dilip Ghosh.


West Bengal Set To Get New Finance Minister, Amit Mitra Likely To Bag New Role

Veteran TMC leader Amit Mitra, who has been handling the state exchequer since 2011, will have to step down as he didn’t contest the election this time.

Obituary | TMC Leader Subrata Mukherjee Was ‘A Man Of All Seasons’

Nov 05, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The deceased Subrata Mukherjee was considered a ‘man for all seasons’ who sailed through West Bengal’s politics for over five decades.


TMC Leader Subrata Mukherjee Dies At 75

The senior TMC leader Subrata Mukherjee was being treated for cardiac ailments. His death was announced by TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

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03 November, 2021

NIA Arrests Bangladesh Based Terrorist In West Bengal

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The officials said the suspected terrorist, affiliated with Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh(JMB) was arrested from the state's South 24 Parganas district.


02 November, 2021

Bypolls 2021: Congress Wins Big In Himachal Pradesh, BJP Bags Assam and MP While TMC Storms Bengal

Vikas Pathak

The BJP has maintained its dominance in Assam and done well in Madhya Pradesh, but has drawn a blank in three assembly and one Lok Sabha seat in Himachal Pradesh. It has also performed poorly in both assembly seats in Rajasthan.


30 October, 2021

Voting Begins For Bypolls In 3 Lok Sabha Seats, 30 Assembly Constituencies In 14 States

Outlook Web Desk

The bypolls are currently underway in 14 states including West Bengal, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana.


28 October, 2021

After Durga Puja, West Bengal Witnesses Covid-19 Spike

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The state has witnessed a Covid-19 spike, when school reopening preparations are underway in the state.


27 October, 2021

Covid-19: Post-Durga Puja Surge In Cases Leaves West Bengal Authorities Alarmed

Outlook Web Desk

The authorities are likely to increase Covid-19 restrictions across West Bengal once again in a bid to stop the current surge in infections.


26 October, 2021

Uttarakhand: 5 Missing Trekkers From Bengal Found Dead, Bodies Retrieved From Sundardhunga Glacier

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A13-member rescue team consisting of NDRF and SDRF personnel on Tuesday reached Devi Kund near the Sundardhunga glacier where five bodies had earlier been spotted and retrieved all of them.


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25 October, 2021

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

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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.


24 October, 2021

Mamata Banerjee Accuses BJP Of Beating Opponents In Tripura

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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’.


23 October, 2021

Punjab CM Channi Urges PM Modi To Review Extension Of BSF’s Territorial Jurisdiction

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, in a letter to PM Narendra Modi has urged him to restore the BSF’s earlier territorial jurisdiction, limiting it only up to 15 kilometres in the state from the International Border.


17 October, 2021

Former MoS Babul Supriyo To Resign From Lok Sabha On October 19

Outlook Correspondent

The singer-politician had left the BJP and joined the Trinamool Congress in September


15 October, 2021

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Concerned Over ‘Severe Demographic Imbalances’ In India

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat has called for reformulation Of National Population Policy, keeping in view the country’s ‘limited resources’.


08 October, 2021

West Bengal Bus Carrying Pilgrims Falls Into Ditch, Dozens Injured

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The incident is said to have occurred at Debli on GT Road under Govindpur police station around 22 km away from district headquarters at about 2 am on Friday.


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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.


Photo Gallery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs a meeting on the situation relating to Covid-19 & vaccination with top officials, through video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Hockey players of Pakistan and Egypt vie for the ball during FIH Men's Junior World Cup (hockey) 2021 match at Kalinga Stadium, in Bhubaneswar.

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Indian bowler Axar Patel celebrates the dismissal of New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor with teammates during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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Junior Doctors of Gauhati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) stage a protest during a nationwide strike called by junior doctors in view of postponement of National Eligibility Entrance Test postgraduate (NEET PG)...

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Indian bowler Umesh Yadav celebrates the dismissal of New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson with teammates during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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