West Bengal government

SC notice to WB over 'harassment' of officials for checking luggage of TMC leader's wife

The Commissioner alleged that police officers who entered the airport in different batches tried to intimidate, harass and threaten the custom officials with arrests.

published on : 12th April 2019

West Bengal government's rehab scheme benefits only 75 sex workers in three years

Adv. Vipan Kumar lodged a Right to Information (RTI) query with the West Bengal Women Development Undertaking last October wanting to know details about the implementation and outcome of the scheme.

published on : 11th March 2019

Class 5 to be brought under primary school in West Bengal by January 2020 : Partha Chatterjee

On January 14, the chief minister had announced that her government was mulling over a two-pronged strategy to meet the crisis of teachers in state run schools.

published on : 21st January 2019

West Bengal cooperative banks to get some services of PSBs

As the first step, 2,631 cooperative societies have been selected.

published on : 8th January 2019

WB employees can't take leaves on Trade Unions strike days next week

No leave will also be allowed on the day preceding the two-day strike or following it, a government notification said on Friday.

published on : 4th January 2019

Calcutta High Court denies permission to BJP president Amit Shah's rath yatra in Bengal

Kishore Dutta told the court that the Coochbehar superintendent of police refused permission for the BJP president's rath yatra from Friday.

published on : 6th December 2018

School students to be relieved from 'bag' pain as Bengal government plans lockers

Students would now be able to relax while travelling from and to their schools.

published on : 30th November 2018

Rs 5 crore fine on Bengal government for failing to curb air pollution 

NGT has asked the chief secretary to file an affidavit by January 9 on the follow-up action.

published on : 30th November 2018

West Bengal government starts preparations for next budget

The Finance Department has started a help centre for the departments in case they face problem while preparing their budget proposals.

published on : 18th November 2018

SC refuses to stay West Bengal government's decision to grant Rs 28 crore to Durga puja committees

A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta, however, refused to stay the decision of the government to grant funds to Durga Puja committees.

published on : 12th October 2018

West Bengal Urdu ‘imposition’ backfires on TMC

Tensions began at Darivit on September 18 when students protested the appointment of Urdu teacher, arguing that there was no Urdu student in the school.

published on : 30th September 2018

West Bengal government makes Bengali movies mandatory at every theatre, multiplex

The screening of Bengali movies by the Bengali film industry mandatory at every theatre and multiplex in the state during the prime show time of 12 noon to 9 pm for at least 120 days a year.

published on : 18th September 2018

West Bengal may skip Niti Aayog meet over Centre’s ‘interference’ into development works

While Jharkhand and Bihar have the most number of MBD – 19 and 13 respectively – BJP’s crown jewel Gujarat also has two in the list.

published on : 2nd January 2018

West Bengal's communal cocktail: Why have festivals become Bengal’s new flashpoints?

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday quashed a West Bengal government order halting the Durga Puja immersion so that it does not coincide with the Muharram procession.

published on : 23rd September 2017

Centre for tripartite talks to end impasse in Darjeeling  

The GJM had on Monday asked the central government to initiate a dialogue on the demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland, saying the current agitation was not a mere law and order problem.

published on : 7th July 2017
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