Alapan Bandyopadhyay
West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.20

Bengal: tussle with Centre

The Centre has called the Bengal chief secretary and the director-general of police to New Delhi next week in connection with the stoning of some cars in the convoy of the BJP national president but t...
By Pranesh Sarkar, Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in Calcutta, New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 11.10.20

Covid: hospital meet on surge-readiness

The state’s health regulatory commission has asked private hospitals if they are ready for a surge in critical Covid patients during the festival season. The commission plans to hold a meeting ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.20

Private ambulances spring ‘help’ trap

Several private ambulance operators are now allegedly asking patients’ families whether the patient needs help to board the vehicle. If yes, they are rejecting the requests for an ambulance or a...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.20

Bengal: Total shut down twice a week

The Bengal government has decided to impose a complete lockdown across the state for two days every week for the time being and said that community transmission is presumably taking place in some area...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.07.20

Covid: nudge for cremation data

State home secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay has asked the Calcutta Municipal Corporation to tell the families of persons who have died of Covid-19 by when the bodies will be cremated or buried and lesse...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 15.07.20

Siliguri: total lockdown

The Bengal government has announced complete lockdown in Siliguri, Raiganj, Malda, Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar and Barasat in North 24-Parganas from Wednesday because of rising Covid-19 cases. Home secre...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri


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