West Bengal government

SC refuses to entertain West Bengal's plea against Calcutta HC blanket stay on FIR in stampede case

Refusing to entertain the plea at this stage', the bench asked the state government to move the chief justice of the Calcutta High Court with its modification plea. 

published on : 15th December 2022

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

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

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

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