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St Xavier University to confer DLitt on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

In January 2018, the state-run Calcutta University conferred an honorary DLitt on the Chief Minister in recognition of her social service

Published on 26th November 2022

TET 2014: Names of politicians appear on qualified candidates list; protestors claim discrepancies are intentional

Yesterday, November 14, the WBBPE board released the TET 2014 list but the list is full of disparity and includes names of popular politicians like Mamata Banerjee and Amit Shah

Published on 15th November 2022

Yet to receive response from Mamata Banerjee on West Bengal teacher recruitment issue: Union Edu Minister Pradhan

The Union Education Minister was referring to the seizure of currency notes worth crores from the flats of Arpita Mukherjee, allegedly a close aide of former minister Partha Chatterjee

Published on 19th August 2022

West Bengal cabinet passes Bill to appoint CM Mamata Banerjee as Chancellor of state universities 

Sources in the state government shared that if the governor doesn't green signal, the ordinance will be promulgated to amend the changes replacing the governor

Published on 14th June 2022

WB cabinet gives nod to introduce Bill to replace governor with CM as chancellor of universities 

The decision will be debated in the West Bengal Legislative Assembly in the monsoon session starting June 10

Published on 6th June 2022

Logo on new West Bengal school uniforms is of govt, not TMC: CM Mamata Banerjee

If it was in Delhi, they would have used their photographs on the uniform, Banerjee said without elaborating any further on the statement

Published on 24th March 2022

Mamata Banerjee announces SIT to probe student leader's death

On the same day as the announcement, hundreds of students rallied in the metropolis, demanding a fair and independent probe into the "mysterious" death of former SFI leader Anish Khan

Published on 22nd February 2022

West Bengal to evaluate COVID situation, exercise caution before reopening primary schools, says Mamata Banerjee

Open-air learning sessions for students up to class 7 started on February 7 under a project named 'Paray Shikshalay' 

Published on 12th February 2022

Edu Minister says West Bengal in favour of opening schools, CM will take final decision 

The minister also indicated that the Government of West Bengal wouldn't like to open all schools at the same time instead, they will open them in a staggered and phased manner

Published on 24th January 2022

WB Governor vs Mamata govt: Who will appoint interim VC for Diamond Harbour Women’s University?

A letter from the Higher Education Department claimed that they had proposed the name of Dr Soma Bandopadhyay to replace Prof Anuradha Mukhopadhyay as the VC of DHWU

Published on 15th January 2022

Bengal bars teachers, staffers with cough, cold, fever from attending schools unless they have COVID negative test

The state registered more than 1,000 fresh cases on December 29 after a gap of nearly six months. The daily count crossed 2,000 on the following day

Published on 31st December 2021

BJP leader calls Mamata Banerjee 'extreme fascist' after she appoints VCs of 24 universities without Governor's approval

The BJP leader called the unapproved appointment of VCs to several universities "unconstitutional". He said, it is shameful that the appointed Vice-Chancellors refused to meet with the Governor

Published on 31st December 2021

WB CM Mamata Banerjee hails teachers, Edu Dept for state's performance in Literacy Index

The Index on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy is an indicator of literacy among children below 10 years

Published on 17th December 2021

From student unionist to Indira's close aide to Mamata's mentor: Subrata Mukherjee passes away at 75

The 1970s were turbulent times, but Mukherjee won his legislative assembly seat from the Ballygunge Assembly constituency

Published on 5th November 2021

Mamata says schools, colleges will reopen in West Bengal a day later on November 16. Here's why

As per the preliminary plans, students till Class 8 will continue to have online classes and won't be present at schools physically, a highly-placed source in the state secretariat said

Published on 26th October 2021

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