West Bengal government

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

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

Bangladesh attacks: Bengal govt asks dist administrations to be on alert against attempt to foment trouble

A similar word of caution was also issued to senior police officers by Additional Director General (Intelligence Branch).

published on : 18th October 2021

West Bengal government mulls for lateral entry in bureaucracy in senior positions

Another highly-placed source, who declined to be named, said that the government would advertise for the appointments for lateral recruitment.

published on : 28th September 2021

West Bengal government resumes construction of unauthorised structure at Udaipur beach

Locals first spotted some workers resuming construction work of a watch tower which was earlier stopped by Balasore administration on September 10.

published on : 22nd September 2021

ED's plea to quash notices issued by police not maintainable: West Bengal government to Delhi HC

Due to paucity of time, Justice Yogesh Khanna could not hear the matter at length and listed the ED's petition for hearing on September 24.

published on : 21st September 2021

Shocking things happening in state, cases being 'en masse' transferred to CBI: Bengal government tells SC

Contending about another member, Sibal had said that Atif Rasheed served as Delhi State Prabhari BJP Minority Morcha and still tweets in support of BJP.

published on : 20th September 2021

Left government failed to commission Kolkata's 'Maa' flyover on time: State minister Firhad Hakim

CPM leader Bikash Bhattacharya had said that 'neither the Centre nor the TMC government in the state should seek recognition' for the flyover.

published on : 16th September 2021

Bengal post-poll violence: SC to hear on September 20 plea against HC order directing CBI probe

Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for the state government, pointed to the members of the committee that has been formed to investigate the incidents.

published on : 13th September 2021

West Bengal government appoints 10 IPS officers to assist SIT probe on post-poll violence

The officers have been deployed for north, west and south zones of the state as well as for the Kolkata Police areas, a senior official said.

published on : 2nd September 2021

West Bengal moves SC against Calcutta HC order of CBI probe into post-poll violence cases

West Bengal government in its special leave petition alleged that it did not expect fair and just investigation by the central agency which is busy foisting cases against the functionaries of TMC.

published on : 1st September 2021

Banks to operate full time in West Bengal from Thursday: CM Mamata Banerjee

Banking hours were revised several times in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases in Bengal during the course of the second wave.

published on : 1st September 2021

West Bengal illegal coal mining scam case: SC adjourns hearing for two weeks

The SC was hearing the petition filed by the accused, Majee, on whether the probe agency can exercise its jurisdiction over railway areas, in the state, without the prior consent of state government.

published on : 1st September 2021
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