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Bengal CM urges Centre to clear pending dues to help fight COVID-19

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre to clear all financial dues of the state immediately to help it battle against COVID-19 effectively. While speaking at an online programme where Modi inaugurated new testing facilities in West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra, Banerjee said: […]

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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, […]

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‘Nothing for states’: Mamata dubs Centre’s stimulus ‘big zero’

Kolkata: Terming the economic stimulus package announced by the Centre as “a big zero”, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said it was nothing but an “eyewash” and full of “misleading information”. “In the name of lockdown, the Centre is trying economically cripple all the state governments. The announcement made by the Union […]

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PM talks ‘opening up of economy’ as Mamata, KCR want extended lockdown

New Delhi: “I am working on ways on how to open up the economy”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told all the Chief Ministers of different states and Union Territories on Monday during his fifth video conference meeting with them, said sources. Modi added that going forward, the economic activities which have been restarted will gain steam. […]