Bengal Coronavirus

West Bengal logs 686 new coronavirus cases, 11 deaths 

North 24 Parganas accounted for four deaths, Kolkata for three and Hooghly district for two.

published on : 3rd September 2021

West Bengal JEE held in offline mode amid coronavirus scare

The Mathematics paper in the first half and the Physics-Chemistry paper in the second were of two hours each and the exams passed off smoothly, the official said.

published on : 17th July 2021

West Bengal govt sets up expert committee to decide on class X, XII exams

The expert committee will also recommend the government if the exams will be conducted, what will be the mode of conduction and if not, what will be the mode of evaluation criteria for the assessment.

published on : 6th June 2021

Rates of COVID deaths, positivity in Bengal now much less than first wave: CM Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal on Saturday registered 11,514 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the tally to 13,54,956, the bulletin said.

published on : 30th May 2021

Board exams to be held in West Bengal after COVID-19 crisis contained: Minister 

Bengal education minister Bratya Basu on Thursday said this year's state board examinations will be held once the COVID-19 crisis is contained.

published on : 20th May 2021

Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi, seeks 20 lakh vaccine doses for state, central govt employees 

She requested Modi to make available adequate number of vaccines for personnel engaged in "priority sectors" without further delay.

published on : 20th May 2021

Streets empty, shops closed as 15-day lockdown comes into force in Bengal

The Bengal administration has allowed sale of essential items for three hours amid the shutdown - 7 am to 10 pm.

published on : 16th May 2021

Bengal hospital issues death certificate, COVID patient later found alive

A 26-year-old resident of Hijuli in the Dhantala police station area was first admitted to the Ranaghat Sub Divisional Hospital with fever and chest pain, his family said.

published on : 15th May 2021

Centre distributing COVID vaccines rationally, Bengal govt should avoid confrontation: Governor

The TMC dispensation has accused the BJP-led government at the Centre of discrimination over distribution of vaccines, claiming that some states are being given preference at the cost of others.

published on : 14th May 2021

Rural Bengal bears burden of Covid surge

Cases up by five to eight times compared to last year; experts blame massive political campaigns for the spike

published on : 28th April 2021

West Bengal has highest coronavirus case spike rate in India

Infections up by 9.5% in state, highest test positivity rate in Kokata; 1,800% jump in U’khand active cases

published on : 27th April 2021

Cinema halls to reopen in West Bengal from October 1: CM Mamata Banerjee

Cinema halls are set to reopen in Bengal from October 1 after remaining closed for over six months in the wake of the pandemic.

published on : 27th September 2020

Bengal records second COVID-19 death

The 44-year-old woman from Kalimpong in Darjeeling district had recently returned from Chennai, where she had flown for the treatment of her daughter on March 7.

published on : 30th March 2020