West Bengal government

Nobody should cross the 'lakhsman rekha': Bengal Governor takes a jibe at TMC govt

The governor and the Mamata Banerjee government have been involved in a war of words.

published on : 16th November 2019

Government to implement social security scheme for journalists: CM Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee also referred to the health insurance scheme floated by her government for accredited journalists.

published on : 2nd November 2019

Post militant attack, Bengal facilitating return of 131 labourers from J&K: Official 

The state government has arranged for a special coach for the workers, who have expressed the desire to return following the killing of five workers from the state in Kashmir on October 29.

published on : 1st November 2019

West Bengal government to join Centre’s Jal Jeevan Mission

The West Bengal government started an assessment to join the Centre’s Jal Jeevan Mission to provide piped water supply to 1.37 crore rural households in the state.

published on : 1st November 2019

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 government brings Bill against lynching

In case of death triggered by lynching, according to the Bill, the accused can be punished with life imprisonment and a fine up to Rs 5 lakh.

published on : 29th August 2019

'Didi ke Bolo' opens Pandora's box for Mamata Banerjee government

'Cut money' is a practice prevalent in Bengal where ruling party leaders take a kickback for allowing a house to be built or even during cremation.

published on : 21st August 2019

West Bengal government committed to tribal development: Mamata Banerjee

The chief minister, on the occasion of International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, listed her government's work for the uplift of the tribals.

published on : 9th August 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