Bengal Government

Bengal government carrying on social welfare schemes despite tight fiscal condition: Mamata Banerjee

The state has spent Rs 4500 crore for coronavirus treatment facilities from it's own coffers despite the tight financial situation, she said at an administrative review meeting here.

published on : 24th November 2020

Bengal government has reservations about governor sending letters to VCs: Partha Chatterjee

The ruling party had run-ins with Dhankhar on several issues concerning universities including his convening meeting with VCs and their non-attendance on past occasions.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Govt officials in north Bengal acting at behest of a political party: Governor

Dhankhar, who is on his month-long visit to Darjeeling, said in Siliguri that the district magistrate and superintendent of police of Darjeeling district are playing with fire.

published on : 1st November 2020

People suffering for West Bengal government's confrontation with Centre: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

Dhankar said that COVID-19 exposed the state's health infrastructure  which could have been good if the government had adopted the Ayushman Bharat scheme.

published on : 1st November 2020

Durga Puja grant to be used on COVID equipment, public-police bonding: Calcutta HC

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced on September 24 the Rs 50,000 grant for each of the 36,946 Durga Puja committees in the state.

published on : 16th October 2020

Private hospitals request West Bengal government to lower GST on COVID-19 test kits

Private hospitals in Kolkata have welcomed Bengal government's decision to reduce the cost of COVID-19 test from Rs 2,250 to Rs 1,500.

published on : 14th October 2020

Outrage over Sikh man's turban being 'pulled' at BJP march in Kolkata

The BJP, whose protest march to the state secretariat Nabanna on Thursday witnessed clashes with police, accused the Trinamool Congress government of hurting the sentiments of Sikhs.

published on : 10th October 2020

Raj Bhavan, TMC govt at loggerheads over figures of rape and kidnappings

Time to douse fire under feet and put law and order in place @WBPolice @KolkataPolice before attending flames elsewhere," Dhankhar said on Twitter.

published on : 6th October 2020

Bengal on the boil over BJP leader's killing

Manish Shukla, BJP leader and councillor of Titagarh Municipality in North 24 Parganas district, was shot dead by unidentified miscreants Sunday night in the area.

published on : 6th October 2020

'Blatant hypocrisy': BJP attacks West Bengal govt over rising crimes against women

In a statement, Bista said the West Bengal government has refused to share crime data with the Union home ministry for the year 2019-20 due to rising crime graph in the state.

published on : 4th October 2020

Calcutta HC asks Mamata govt to approach committee for Poush Mela fencing-related matters

Fencing of the Poush Mela ground started on Monday on the direction of the high court-appointed committee, which has two of its sitting judges as members.

published on : 1st October 2020

Eye on Hindi-speaking voters, TMC formalises structure of party's Hindi cell

The development comes in the backdrop of Bengali sub-nationalism emerging as a rallying cry in West Bengal ahead of the assembly elections.

published on : 14th September 2020

West Bengal to provide tap water supply to 55 lakh households by March 2021: Official

The Rs 58,000 crore project is aimed at providing tap water connection to two crore households in the state within the next five-year period.

published on : 14th September 2020

Bengal government has 'anti-Hindu' mindset, its policies driven by 'minority appeasement': JP Nadda

JP Nadda said even Rabindranath Tagore's legacy was sullied by TMC-backed land mafia at Visva-Bharati University at Santiniketan.

published on : 10th September 2020

Only one containment zone in Kolkata: Bengal government

The neighbouring district of Howrah has 74 containment zones, spread over Howrah Sadar and Uluberia sub-divisions.

published on : 6th September 2020
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