Alapan Bandyopadhyay
West Bengal  /  Published 01.06.21

Didi sends five-page letter to Modi

Mamata Banerjee on Monday morning sent a five-page letter to Narendra Modi on the conflict over Alapan Bandyopadhyay in an assiduous response to the Centre’s position on Bengal’s then chie...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.21

Plea and caveat on chief secy

Mamata Banerjee on Saturday appealed to the Centre to withdraw the letter issued on Friday asking chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay to report to the department of personnel and training (DoPT) by M...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.05.21

State seeks extension of Alapan’s tenure

The Mamata Banerjee government has requested the Centre to extend the tenure of chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay, who is set to retire on May 31, by three months, citing the need of continuity at ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.21

Violence where BJP won: Mamata

  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday that violence and clashes were taking place in those areas where the BJP won the elections. Speaking to reporters at state secreta...
By Our Bureau, Agencies

Calcutta  /  Published 20.04.21

Set up more Covid beds: Govt

The total number of active Covid-19 cases in Bengal rose by 3,780 on Monday, to 53,418. The state recorded 8,426 new infections and logged 4,608 recoveries during the day. While Calcutta recorded 2,21...
By Subhajoy Roy, Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


Business  /  Published 14.04.21

Covid norms for biz

Industries operating in Bengal have been advised to follow Covid protocol to rein in the surge of the virus even as restrictive measures or lockdowns have been ruled out for now. A meeting was conven...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.21

Covid curbs: Alapan talks to districts

Bengal chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay on Monday held a video-conference with district authorities where polls were over in the first four phases and asked them to step up activities to prevent t...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.03.21

Containment zones on radar

The Bengal government has asked district magistrates to consider setting up containment zones once again if they deem it necessary to prevent the spread of Covid-19 as positive cases have started risi...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.02.21

Jab for pre-registered at private hospitals

People who want to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in a private hospital will have to register through the CoWin 2 app, as walk-in registration facility would not be allowed immediately, a senior heal...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.20

Bengal officials to skip Delhi meet

Bengal chief secretary and director-general of police will not attend the meeting on the state’s law and order in New Delhi on Monday for which the Union ministry of home affairs summoned the du...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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