Bengal Government
West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.19

IAS body for strong steps against no-rule-of-law DM

A central body of IAS officers on Tuesday sought “exemplary punishment” for Nikhil Nirmal in connection with an alleged assault of a youth at a police station as the Bengal government planned admi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.19

Purulia brews tea plantation plan

The Bengal government plans to set up tea gardens at Ayodhya Hills in Purulia and produce crush-tear-curl (CTC) tea in the next five to six years. The panchayat and rural development department has gi...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.18

Move to expand Kurseong Tourist Lodge

The Bengal government has decided to expand Kurseong Tourist Lodge, which is famous among locals and tourists alike for their mouth-watering chicken momos.Gautam Deb, state tourism minister, said : ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.18

SC raps Bengal over lack of court halls

The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Bengal government and Calcutta High Court for lack of seriousness in constructing adequate court halls and residential quarters for judges of the subordina...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.12.18

Neglect at the roots of the court system

No system can remain healthy if its first stages are neglected. The rebuke reportedly administered by the Supreme Court to the government of West Bengal regarding its casual attitude towards providing...
By The Editorial Board


West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.18

Hooch link to 10 Nadia deaths

Ten persons, including a woman, died and 26 fell ill on Wednesday after they allegedly consumed illicit liquor here. The Bengal government has ordered a CID probe and suspended 11 excise officials as ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.20

Funds to build homes for tea garden workers

The Bengal government on Monday announced a new scheme under which funds will be provided to permanent workers of tea estates to build homes in the next three years and allocated Rs 500 crore for the ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.19

Govt mulls optional maths for Madhyamik

The government is examining a proposal to offer Madhyamik board students a choice to drop mathematics in classes IX and X.The syllabus restructure committee, which is reviewing the Madhyamik syllabus,...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.20

Extra holiday on Jan 29

The Bengal government has declared a holiday on January 29 on account of Saraswati Puja, in addition to January 30 and 31, after it realised that the festival would be celebrated on Wednesday, too. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.19

World Bank help hope for toxic air

The World Bank is ready to help the Bengal government tackle air pollution in Calcutta, if the state makes it a priority, an official of the financial institution said.Sumila Gulyani, World Bank’s p...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta


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