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  • 4th phase polling today: Supriyo, Partha in fray

    4th phase polling today: Supriyo, Partha in fray

    In the 40-odd seats that are going to the polls in this phase, the saffron camp has fielded Mr Supriyo, Union minister of state for environment and forest, at Tollygunge, Cooch Behar MP Nisith Pramanik at Dinhata and Hooghly MP Locket Chatterjee from Chinsura in the wake of intraparty squabbles in these constituencies.

    April 10, 2021
  • Segmented Learning

    Segmented Learning

    Mr Chatterjee’s meeting on Wednesday with the authorities of universities made no headway as the Vice-Chancellors ruled out the reopening of hostels and insisted on suitably sanitised classrooms.

    February 6, 2021
  • Defectors won’t affect TMC, says Partha

    Defectors won’t affect TMC, says Partha

    When asked about two-time Diamond Harbour MLA Dipak Haldar, he said Trinamul Congress is like a banyan tree, if some leaves were torn, the tree will remain unaffected.

    February 4, 2021
  • Interactive portal for online college admissions: Partha

    Interactive portal for online college admissions: Partha

    State education minister, Partha Chatterjee said, "I hope with the launch of this interactive portal, students will be greatly benefited. This portal contains details of government and government aided colleges in different districts including Kolkata."

    August 22, 2020
  • Expert panel set up to discuss, report on NEP

    Expert panel set up to discuss, report on NEP

    A seven-member committee will submit its report by 15 August.

    August 4, 2020
  • TMC targets PM over petrol price hike

    TMC targets PM over petrol price hike

    Petrol price was hiked by 20 paise per litre and diesel by 55 paise on Tuesday as oil companies increased rates.

    June 24, 2020
  • CBSC schools in some districts not to charge late fines

    CBSC schools in some districts not to charge late fines

    According to the association there are about 1,500 to 2,000 students studying in each school and the total strength is over 65,000.

    June 14, 2020
  • ‘U for ugly,’ says alphabet book; 2 Bengal teachers suspended for ‘instilling prejudice’

    ‘U for ugly,’ says alphabet book; 2 Bengal teachers suspended for ‘instilling prejudice’

    Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said, 'The book is not part of the text books referred by the education department. It was introduced by the school itself. We have zero tolerance for acts which instill prejudices into the minds of students,' while talking to reporters.

    June 12, 2020
  • Youth Cong wants state to ensure schools don’t force fee payment

    Youth Cong wants state to ensure schools don’t force fee payment

    In the letters, the State Secretary of the WBPYCC, Prashant Singhal, has further urged the officials to ensure that schools also do not charge other allied fees like smart classes, electricity, games, automation charges, miscellaneous, computer etc, for the lockdown and "Covid19 period," as, according to him, students are not availing of these facilities.

    June 7, 2020
  • Minister asks private schools not to hike fees

    Minister asks private schools not to hike fees

    It is alleged that several private schools and colleges have increased their fee-structure, even amid the COVID- 19 crisis, following which both state education minister Partha Chatterjee and state principal secretary of school education, Manish Jain, had taken up the matter.

    May 20, 2020
  • MEA refutes West Bengal’s allegation of discrimination over evacuation of Indians stranded abroad

    MEA refutes West Bengal’s allegation of discrimination over evacuation of Indians stranded abroad

    The West Bengal government and the centre have been at loggerheads over several issues, including trains for migrant workers and the manner in which the pandemic was being fought by the state government.

    May 15, 2020
  • Dhankhar trying to act like Opposition mouthpiece: Partha

    Dhankhar trying to act like Opposition mouthpiece: Partha

    “The SEC conducts the polls. Let the commission do its work. Since the beginning, the Opposition parties are trying to influence the commission and people may think that the Governor is acting like their mouthpiece. Why is he acting like this? He is raising a question over his position by such acts,” said Mr Chatterjee told press conference today.

    February 29, 2020
  • BJP to move HC over Bengal civic poll date

    BJP to move HC over Bengal civic poll date

    Ghosh said that the party will not get sufficient time for campaigning, if the polls will be conducted on 12 April.

    February 22, 2020
  • State govt to recruit guest lecturers; interview on 18 February

    State govt to recruit guest lecturers; interview on 18 February

    “A four-member panel had been formed for the appointment of the guest lecturers. The committee will conduct interview of the prospective candidates. The guest lecturers, who have their documents in proper order, will be eligible for appearing in the interview that would be taken on 18 February. The aspirants must have their documents in proper order. Merit will be the sole criteria in the appointment of the guest lecturers in colleges and universities.”

    February 16, 2020
  • Minister Partha Chatterjee meets Governor

    Minister Partha Chatterjee meets Governor

    “Yes, I had gone to meet the Governor and apprised him of several issues and spoke to him on various matters. But I would not discuss it with the media. I also informed him about the state Budget session,” Mr Chatterjee said.

    February 3, 2020
  • Governor seeks minister’s apology for comment on his wife

    Governor seeks minister’s apology for comment on his wife

    “A senior minister made objectionable references to the First Lady. I appeal to the chief minister to look into the matter. Being a woman herself, Miss Banerjee should know the sensitive aspect of the minister’s statement,” he said after flagging off a motorcycle rally organised by Coast Guard at Raj Bhawan lawns this morning.

    January 19, 2020
  • After series of spats, Partha meets Governor

    After series of spats, Partha meets Governor

    However, a source close to the Governor's office said they are believed to have discussed issues pertaining to the condition of education in Bengal and the issues relating to the spate of spats that had brought the relationship between the state government and the constitutional head of the state to a new low.

    January 1, 2020