Mamta Banerjee Current Affairs, GK & News

West Bengal presented Budget FY22

West Bengal government presented budget for Financial Year 2022. It was tabled by chief minister Mamata Banerjee in state assembly on July 7, 2021. Key Points Budget laid emphasis on social-sector expenditure and Covid reliefs. Size of budget for next financial year has been kept at Rs 2,78,727 crore. It has been increased by 28.5% ..

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West Bengal passes resolution to create a Legislative Council

Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) government passed a resolution in state assembly on July 6, 2021 for creation of a legislative council in state under Article 169 of Constitution. Highlights Government was able to pass the resolution with 196 votes in favour and 69 against it. Legislative Assembly in Bengal has a strength of 294 ..

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Narada Bribery Case: Ministers arrested in West Bengal

On May 17, 2021, the Central Bureau of Investigation arrested the Ministers of West Bengal, Subrata Mukherjee, Firhad Hakim, TMC MLA Madan Mitra and Sovan Chattopadhyay (former Kolkata Mayor). Background The Calcutta High Court had ordered a CBI probe against the sting operation in Narada Bribery case in March 2017. The Narada Bribery case in ..

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What is Article 164?

The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lost in Nandigram. She lost the seat to her former protégé-turned-BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari by a margin of 1956 votes. Protégé is a person supported by a more experienced person. However, she can still take over as the Chief Minister of the State. This is permitted under Article ..

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State Assembly Election Results

On May 2, 2021, the votes of the recently held State Assembly Elections for Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal were counted. The Election Commission of India is yet to announce the results. Election results The following results were the outcomes of the counting: Assam The BJP managed to beat the Assembly elections in ..

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