Bengal Government
West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.20

Road repair for 17,000km

The Bengal government has taken up a Herculean task of repairing 17,000 km of roads ahead of Durga Puja after chief minister Mamata Banerjee made it clear to the state administration that all distress...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 21.09.20

Bengal excise duty worry for liquor makers

Two industry bodies representing major foreign liquor manufacturers in the country have written to the Bengal government to make changes to a proposed excise duty structure for liquor in the state or ...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.20

Covid: 3,165 cases and 62 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Monday logged 3,165 Covid-19 cases, 62 deaths and 3,011 recoveries as the total number of patients went past 2.28 lakh, of whom nearly 1.99 lakh recovered and 4,421 succumbed to the disease....
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.09.20

Scars of Amphan yet to heal on banks of lake

A disaster was averted after the National Green Tribunal (NGT)’s on Thursday dismissed the Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA)’s appeal to allow Chhath rituals in the Rabind...
By Jayanta Basu, Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.20

Rs 9cr allotted to civic bodies for dengue fight

The Bengal government has allotted Rs 9 crore to 126 civic bodies across the state  in a bid to enlist civic personnel to fight dengue, with senior health officials reiterating chief minister Mam...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.20

Sikkim nod for tourists from Oct 10

The P.S. Tamang (Golay) government in the Himalayan state of Sikkim has decided to reopen the state for tourists, both domestic and foreign, from October 10 after a gap of seven months. The decision,...
By Rajeev Ravidas, Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.20

Price rise scan on potato stocks

The Bengal government has decided to take stock of daily release of potatoes from 460-odd cold storages across the state to keep prices of the crop in check. The price of potatoes has been moving nor...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.20

Lockdown: off on Saturday

By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.20

Bengal: Saturday lockdown called off

The state-wide complete lockdown on September 12 has been withdrawn in the interest of the students appearing for NEET, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Thursday. The decision ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.20

Tea workers stare at jumbo housing problem

Elephants marauding tea gardens of the Dooars and Terai leave behind a trail of despair for tea workers. Reason: if their quarters at tea gardens are damaged by elephants, they get no compensation fr...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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