Government of West Bengal Current Affairs, GK & News

West Bengal government to bring legislation for ensuring Journalists’ job security

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee led West Bengal government has decided to bring legislation in the Assembly for ensuring the job security of Journalists in the State. The legislation aims at social security of Journalist. Besides, it will deal with the issues of retrenchment of Journalists and closure of TV channels and Newspapers publication houses.

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Bimal Gurung sworn in as the Head of GTA

Bimal Gurung sworn in as the head of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA). What is GTA? It a 50-member semi-autonomous body for trouble-torn Darjeeling hills in West Bengal. GTA will consist of 45 elected candidates and 5 nominated candidates. The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) had emerged victorious on all 45 seats in the Gorkha Territorial ..

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West Bengal Govt to amend Panchayati Act

The West Bengal Government has decided to amend the current Panchayat Act for better performance of 3-tier local bodies. According to the Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Mr. Subrata Mukherjee the present Act will be amended after the coming Panchayat Elections in the state.

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Current Affairs : July 19, 2011

India, Sri Lanka to jointly find a Solution to the problems related to fishing communities India and Sri Lanka to work out a “practical arrangement” to help fishing communities of both sides to live peacefully During the last couple of years, several instances reported where fishermen from both sides have crossed into each others’ territory ..

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