West Bengal

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 reports 3,591 new COVID-19 cases, total tally at 4,56,361 with 49 fresh fatalities

As many as 3,726 more people were cured of the disease, taking the state's recovery count to 4,23,129, the bulletin said.

published on : 22nd November 2020

West Bengal set to lose chance to conduct Phase II trial of Sputnik V for want of government approval

The trials were proposed to start at the state-run College of Medicine and Sagore Dutta Hospital (CMSDH) in the North 24 Parganas district adjoining Kolkata later this week

published on : 22nd November 2020

Targeted by Home Department over reaction to Malda blast: West Bengal Governor's fresh attack

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said targeting the constitutional head of West Bengal in accusatory tweets amounts to gross misdemeanour, is an affront to the Constitution.

published on : 21st November 2020

Babul says Constitution has provisions to take care of violence, TMC dares BJP to impose President's rule in Bengal

Supriyo claimed that BJP will win over 200 seats in West Bengal in the 2021 Assembly elections and that there is a complete law and order failure in the state.

published on : 20th November 2020

Airtel Payments Bank to expand footprint in Bengal

Over 12,500 unbanked villages in the state now have access to formal banking services with Airtel Payments Bank.

published on : 19th November 2020

TMC's 'Mark Yourself Safe from BJP' campaign crosses 10-lakh mark

The digital campaign, a brainchild of poll strategist Prashant Kishor and his I-PAC team, has witnessed maximum participation from people in the age group of 18-35 years.

published on : 18th November 2020

Amit Shah, JP Nadda to visit Bengal every month till end of assembly polls, announces Dilip Ghosh

The two senior BJP leaders will visit the state separately every month to take stock of the party organisation ahead of the elections.

published on : 18th November 2020

Decoding political killings in West Bengal

Police data studied by this newspaper showed that of the 47 political killings involving BJP and TMC workers since the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, 38 happened in south Bengal.

published on : 16th November 2020

Cold store operators urge State Government to replicate West Bengal model

The bankers sanction cash credit (CC) limit to cold storage entrepreneurs according to their licensed capacity and disburse the loan accordingly.

published on : 13th November 2020

Police to track firecracker ban violators with GPS-fitted sound monitoring devices in Bengal

The Calcutta High Court has banned the sale and bursting of firecrackers during Kali Puja and other upcoming festivals.

published on : 11th November 2020

West Bengal: Strict action to be taken against those who burst, sell fire crackers

'Anyone found violating the court order will be dealt with strictly. The person will face action as per the law. It can be a six-month jail term,' an official said.

published on : 9th November 2020

Railways to run 696 suburban services in West Bengal from November 11: Piyush Goyal

'With adequate safety measures in place, this will greatly enhance passenger convenience, ease of movement and facilitate smooth travel for the people,' Goyal said in a tweet.

published on : 8th November 2020

12 years a wanderer: West Bengal man, found in pitiable condition in Chennai, reunites with family

NGO worker spotted the West Bengal man, who seemed mentally ill and anemic, in Vadapalani last year

published on : 8th November 2020

Bengal Congress MLA Qazi Abdur Rahim joins TMC

The Congress had won 44 seats in the 2016 assembly elections but 18 of its MLAs have switched over to the ruling TMC since then.

published on : 7th November 2020
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