Bengal Government
Culture  /  Published 04.09.22

The gateways of Bengal

In the last decade, at least 20 torons have come up in West Bengal, mostly in the name of beautification. Calcutta alone has eight. Toron is the Bengali word for gateway. A basic toron can cost anythi...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Business  /  Published 04.09.22

Investors urged to ignore barbs against Bengal

The trade deficit widened to $28.68 billion in August as imports climbed sharply 37 per cent to $61.68billion and merchandise exports stood flat at $33 billion. Commerce secretary B.V.R Subrahmanyam,...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.22

10,000 ASHA workers to be hired

The Bengal government has taken up an initiative to recruit more than 10,000 ASHA workers across the state ahead of the panchayat polls in an apparent bid to resolve to an extent the lack of job oppor...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 01.09.22

Hospitality industry seeks sops

The hospitality industry in Bengal has urged the state government to consider policy changes to promote tourism such as granting industry status to hotels, introducing single window clearances and pre...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.08.22

Bengal: 10-day Puja package on offer

The West Bengal government has formed seven panels, headed by experts in the hospitality sector, to chart a road map for tourism development in the state -- from the hills to the seas -- minister Babu...
By PTI in Calcutta


Business  /  Published 30.08.22

Bengal allots land to Jubilant

The Indian Institute of Management, Shillong, and the Direct Taxes Professionals Association (DTPA), Calcutta, will jointly organise a refresher programme on direct taxes in Shillong. Advocate Naraya...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.08.22

Mamata slams BJP at rally in Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said the central agencies and "ill-gotten money of the BJP" are being used to dislodge elected state governments run by parties that are ...
By Our Web Desk

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.22

Jeevan’s fresh pitch for new state

 Jeevan Singha, the self-styled chief of the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO), reiterated the demand for separate statehood as he released an audio clip on Friday, two days ahead of the 73r...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

News  /  Published 26.08.22

West Bengal government hands New Secretariat ‘B’ block to judiciary

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday handed the “B” block of New Secretariat in the city to the judiciary in the presence of Calcutta High Court Chief Justice Prakash Shrivastava. T...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.22

Roadblock against ‘corrupt’ panchayat

The clamour for police probe against gram panchayat functionaries is growing louder across the state with the state government recently asking district magistrates to lodge FIRs for misappropriation o...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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