West Bengal Government

West Bengal likely to get three new districts by end of year

The split was being planned in a certain way to ensure that the new districts get to have one sub-divisional court each.

published on : 22nd April 2022

BJP MLA Suvendu Adhikari seeks action on West Bengal IAS officer for 'renaming' central projects

Tthe BJP leader claimed that Uttar Dinajpur District Magistrate Arvind Kumar Mina has renamed the central schemes to make them look like those of the state government.

published on : 22nd April 2022

West Bengal government seeks more IAS, IPS officers from Centre as number of districts to rise

State Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee claimed that some neighbouring states that are smaller than West Bengal have more IAS and IPS officers compared to what this state has.

published on : 19th April 2022

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan attacks West Bengal government over not implementing NEP

The West Bengal government has said it is opposed to the NEP claiming that the policy seeks to impose Hindi and bring curriculum changes in the name of uniformity which went against federalism.

published on : 17th April 2022

West Bengal government mandates staff to attend office during March 28, 29 trade union strike

Several trade unions, including those of the Left Front and the Congress but barring the ones belonging to the BJP and the TMC, have called for a two-day nationwide strike.

published on : 26th March 2022

Ministry of Home Affairs seeks report from West Bengal government on Birbhum arson

This came after a delegation of BJP MPs from the state, including Locket Chatterjee, met Union home minister Amit Shah and sought his intervention.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Jai Bangla initiative: West Bengal to get Rs 952 crore loan from World Bank for welfare schemes

The West Bengal government runs more than 400 programmes that provide social assistance, care services, and jobs, and most of these services are offered under the umbrella platform -- Jai Bangla.

published on : 10th March 2022

Bengal government seeks report from DGCA on air turbulence encountered by plane carrying CM Mamata Banerjee

The chartered flight carrying Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee from Varanasi airport to Kolkata hit an air pocket causing the plane to rock violently.

published on : 5th March 2022

PIL in HC seeks direction to Centre for removal of West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

Petitioner and lawyer  Rama Prasad Sarkar said that Dhankhar was interfering in the functioning of the state and maligning the Trinamool Congress government.

published on : 8th February 2022

West Bengal government seeks 8 crore more mandays under MGNREGA scheme in FY 2021-22

West Bengal Panchayat Minister Pulok Roy said the communication was sent after the state achieved its approved labour budget of 27 crore mandays for the current fiscal.

published on : 8th February 2022

Bengal government disbursed Rs 74 crore to settle around 15,000 COVID-19 death claims: Minister

According to the minister, the department has received funds of Rs 100 crore from the state disaster management authority to pay compensation for such claims.

published on : 25th January 2022

West Bengal government to roll out open-air classes for primary school students

Besides elementary education, students would be encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities such as elocution and painting.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Marriage functions with 200 attendees: West Bengal extends COVID-19 restrictions till January 31

The West Bengal government also allowed fairs on open grounds in a very restricted manner with strict adherence to safety norms.

published on : 15th January 2022

Covid surge: WB government likely to cancel rally to mark Netaji's birthday on January 23, curtail R-Day celebrations

The rally on January 23 that was scheduled to be held from Red Road to Shyambazar is likely to be cancelled, the R-Day programme could be limited to 30 mins, a source said.

published on : 15th January 2022

West Bengal: Cricketer Laxmi Ratan Shukla, TMC leader Babul Supriyo test positive for COVID-19

West Bengal minister Aroop Biswas, who was hospitalised after being diagnosed with COVID-19, was discharged on Tuesday morning.

published on : 4th January 2022
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