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#WhatTheFAQ: Rs 50 crore recovered, TMC's top minister Partha Chatterjee arrested. Why is the WB recruitment scam creating such a stir?

In an ongoing investigation by the CBI and the ED, TMC Minister Partha Chatterjee has been accused of a teacher recruitment scam. What is the nitty-gritty of the SSC recruitment scam in West Bengal?

Published on 28th July 2022
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School jobs scam: Latest update on former Education Minister of West Bengal's arrest and how the scam unfolded 

A Kolkata court on Monday, July 25, granted 10 days ED custody of the senior Trinamool Congress leader and his alleged associate Arpita Mukherjee, who was also arrested in connection with the scam

Published on 26th July 2022
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Anyone can study in this special classroom in rural Bengal for just Rs 2 a year

A retired school teacher in a remote village in West Bengal has been taking classes for local students at an annual fee of just Rs 2 for several years

Published on 18th July 2022
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West Bengal Governor appoints VC of Rabindra Bharati University, triggers storm 

The governor also attached a recommendation of the government search committee for the post and said that he was choosing Mukherjee, whose name topped the list

Published on 1st July 2022
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Over 7,000 primary schools shut in last 10 years: West Bengal Education Department reveals

As per the statistics, as of March 31, 2012, there were 74,717 state-run primary schools in West Bengal. The figure has come down to 67,699 as of March 31, 2022

Published on 30th June 2022
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TET candidates stage protest, block road in Kolkata demanding immediate recruitment

The incident occurred at about 1:30 pm on June 22, Wednesday. About 100 protesters blocked the Asutosh Mukherjee Road-Hazra Road crossing and refused to move from the spot

Published on 23rd June 2022
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West Bengal govt is proposes a fresh commission to regulate private schools

The commission is being proposed by the cabinet in order to look into the fee structure and hikes by private schools in the state

Published on 22nd June 2022
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West Bengal JEE exam results 2022: Results are out! Here's the step-by-step way to check them

All those students who appeared for the West Bengal JEE exam 2022 will be able to check their results today via the official website 

Published on 17th June 2022
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Mid-Day Meals for children even when schools remain closed: WB government

The Project Director of the Mid-Day Meal Programme directed the district authorities to ask the schools to distribute rice, potato, sugar, pulses and soap among the guardians

Published on 15th June 2022
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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
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West Bengal extends summer vacations for schools amidst “extreme heat wave conditions”

This notice just comes a day after it was reported that three elderly pilgrims passed away due to heat 

Published on 13th June 2022
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CBI claims high ranking officials were involved in WB recruitment corruption scandal

The Calcutta High Court has demanded a report from the CBI on this matter on the next date of hearing, June 15

Published on 11th June 2022
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Is West Bengal gov't setting up a commission to keep tabs on fee structure of private schools?

The United Guardians Association had even written to the government flagging the issue and asked for immediate intervention

Published on 8th June 2022
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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
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WBSSC Recruitment scam: Ex-Edu Minister claims ignorance about botched processes in the Commission

Partha Chatterjee was questioned for seven and a half hours by the CBI in connection with the case. Earlier, the CBI had also asked for Chatterjee's income tax details

Published on 26th May 2022

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