Kolkata Diary: All that is happening in the 'City of Joy'

The Kolkata Municipal Corporation has sought the help of private hospitals to ramp up COVID-19 vaccination in the city.

20 Jun 2021

One-third BJP MLAs skip meeting with West Bengal Governor

Among the absent legislators, many of them are known for their close proximity to Mukul Roy, BJP’s national vice-president who joined the TMC on Monday.

15 Jun 2021

Return of turncoats sparks uneasiness in Trinamool Congress also

Concerns have mounted after former Trinamool Congress minister Rajib Banerjee, who is now in the saffron camp, held talks with TMC spokesperson Kunal Ghosh on Saturday.

14 Jun 2021

Jolt to West Bengal BJP after Mukul Roy's 'ghar wapsi' to TMC

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's soft stance on Mukul Roy during the West Bengal election campaign had triggered speculation.

12 Jun 2021

West Bengal BJP divided over call for President’s rule

Meanwhile, Ghosh, addressing a meeting of the party organisation told the party workers to fight against the TMC politically.  

11 Jun 2021

Next mission is to derail Modi government, says Mamata Banerjee

 Mamata assured Tikait of her support to the farmers’ movement and said West Bengal will continue to stand with the farmers.

10 Jun 2021

Kolkata Diary: Electric buses, IIEST’s online convocation and more

Last year, the West Bengal government had replaced 75 buses with electric versions powered by rechargeable lithium ion batteries.

09 Jun 2021

Five Trinamool turncoats snap all contacts with BJP

Meanwhile, TMC MP and spokesperson Saugata Roy said a final decision on whether to accept returning turncoats will be made by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

08 Jun 2021

FIR against Suvendu Adhikari, brother Soumendu for stealing relief materials for cyclone victims

Ratnadeep Manna, a member of the civic body’s board of administrators, alleged the loot was committed with the help of central force personnel who were assigned for Suvendu’s security.

07 Jun 2021

Buzz grows on BJP vice-president Mukul Roy's return to TMC after Abhishek Banerjee's hospital visit

Within two hours of his visit, state BJP president Dilip Ghosh changed his schedule and rushed to the hospital.

05 Jun 2021

BJP withdraws central force protection for party MLAs, leaders in West Bengal

Action follows complaints that presence of central force may damage party’s image

04 Jun 2021

Over 42,000 register in five days for free e-coaching initiative by Bengal college

The overwhelming number of students registered themselves within five days from May 20 which were thrown open to students keen to avail the offer.

03 Jun 2021

BJP's West Bengal unit told to stay mum on chief secretary Alapan Bandopadhyay's transfer

The ruling Trinamool Congress has claimed that Bandopadhyay's transfer is yet another example of the BJP practising vendetta politics after its dismal performance in the state Assembly elections.

31 May 2021

Amphan lessons learnt: West Bengal government to plug relief leakage for cyclone Yaas-affected

CM Mamata Banerjee has made it clear that separate task forces, set up at the state, district, sub-divisional and block levels, will work under the direct supervision of the chief secretary.

30 May 2021

Kolkata diary: All that's happening in the City of Joy

A stadium in Barrackpore in North 24 Parganas district has been converted into a satellite COVID-19 treatment facility of the Nehru Memorial Techno Global Hospital.

29 May 2021