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West Bengal: Hit by Covid blues, couple sells girl child for Rs 4,000

Kolkata: Parents of an eight-months-old girl child sold her off for just Rs 4,000 in West Bengal’s Midnapore district due to severe monetary crisis amid the continuing pandemic that hit the nation eight months back, police said. Police said preliminary investigation suggested that the family was dealing with acute poverty during the Covid-19 outbreak that started […]

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Governor can’t talk like political party’s agent: Mamata

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, here on Thursday, hit out at Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar for his criticism of the state’s education system. A governor couldn’t talk like a political party’s representative, she said. “I urge the Governor to respect the Vice-Chancellors. He can’t talk like a political party representative,” Banerjee said at Nabanno, […]