Bengal government

Sourav Ganguly's security cover upgraded to Z category

As per the new security arrangement, the former cricketer will have 8 to 10 police personnel guarding him, the official said.

published on : 17th May 2023

Cash-strapped? Bengal govt to sell lands without condition to raise funds

In a bid to maximise revenue generation, the Bengal government has decided to allow its departments to sell land parcels under their possession, without any condition.

published on : 28th January 2023

West Bengal government likely to reshuffle top police officers before Assembly polls

A state government official said Soumen Mitra may be named as the new commissioner of Kolkata Police and will replace Anuj Sharma who may be made the Addl DGP of state CID.

published on : 5th February 2021

NEP 2020 lacks clarity, cannot be applicable to entire country: Bengal government panel

Certain features of the New Education Policy, such as redesigning of class 10 board exams and reforms in primary schools, lack clarity, a member said.

published on : 31st August 2020

WB Governor refutes TMC's allegation of not informing government of his Jadavpur visit

Trinamool secretary general Partha Chatterjee on Thursday alleged the Governor had not informed the state administration before going to the university. 

published on : 20th September 2019

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

GJM appeals to West Bengal government, Centre for peace talks in hills

This is the first time that the GJM, spearheading an agitation for a separate Gorkhaland, expressed its willingness to hold talks with the state government along with the Centre.

published on : 21st August 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

Gorkha Janamukti Morcha rules out talks with Bengal government

The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) today ruled out any discussion with West Bengal government but said it is "comfortable" in holding talks with the BJP-led government at the Centre.

published on : 18th June 2017