West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee draws Congress rebels; to meet PM Narendra Modi on November 24

To help realise the national ambition, election strategist Prashant Kishor has been working with the party on a long-term basis.

published on : 24th November 2021

Most COVID-19 facilities in Bengal to turn into non-Covid units as infections ebb

There are at least 203 dedicated COVID-19 hospitals in West Bengal - government and private - with 23,947 beds, the official said.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Second COVID-19 vaccine dose of 18 lakh people in West Bengal overdue: Report

Quite a few of them changed their mobile numbers after the initial dose and could not be traced, the official said.

published on : 22nd November 2021

West Bengal's doctor-turned-civil service officer still has his finger on the pulse

To not waste his knowledge of medicine, block development officer Dr Arun BIswas goes the extra mile to treat poor patients for free.

published on : 21st November 2021

Buoyed by repealing of farm laws, Trinamool Congress to fuel CAA agitation

In the recent Bengal Assembly elections, the BJP attempted to consolidate Hindu electorates with its Hindutva rhetoric, which proved a futile effort.

published on : 21st November 2021

BJP's Tathagata Roy bids 'farewell' to Bengal unit for time being

Roy was trying to say that he would stop attacking the state leadership for the time being as his criticism led to an embarrassment to the party, the sources said.

published on : 20th November 2021

Poor Muslim farmer donates land for Kali temple in West Bengal's Nadia district

Hindu villagers use a vacant plot beside the border road for Kali Puja, but they need to seek permission from BSF every year.

published on : 18th November 2021

Jurisdiction extension gives no extra power to agency: BSF ADG YB Khurania

Khurania said that the BSF would continue to function in the 50 km jurisdiction in the same way as it had functioned in the earlier jurisdiction.

published on : 18th November 2021

Chaos in Bengal assembly over reduction in liquor prices, BJP MLAs walkout

BJP's Siliguri MLA Sankar Ghosh moved an adjournment motion over post-poll violence in the state. Another motion was moved over the unemployment situation in the state.

published on : 17th November 2021

West Bengal synonymous with corruption, anarchy under TMC rule: JP Nadda

Lashing out at JP Nadda, the West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee termed his statement an attempt to 'defame' the state and said the BJP should look at the situation in states ruled by it.

published on : 16th November 2021

Mamata Banerjee trying to belittle Congress that did a lot for her: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

The TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee was the railway minister in the UPA government which was headed by the Congress.

published on : 14th November 2021

West Bengal's education, tourism departments win gold at Skoch award

Mamata Banerjee said school and higher education and tourism departments of her government have secured gold at the Skoch award.

published on : 14th November 2021

Cops say three killed during BSF op in Bengal, differs with paramilitary force on fatality count

The incident has triggered a political slugfest, with the ruling TMC accusing the BSF of letting loose a reign of terror following the enhancement of its jurisdiction from 15 to 50 km by the Centre.

published on : 12th November 2021

West Bengal Assembly to discuss extension of BSF's jurisdiction on November 17

The state assembly on Friday passed a resolution, carving out Bally Municipality from the Howrah Municipal Corporation area to help people get better civic amenities.

published on : 12th November 2021

Sitalkuchi firing: CISF personnel did not appear for interview, CID tells Cal HC

Four persons were killed as CISF opened fire allegedly after coming under attack from locals near a booth in Sitalkuchi during the fourth phase of West Bengal elections on April 10.

published on : 11th November 2021
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