Bengal Government
West Bengal  /  Published 21.08.22

September 30 booster deadline

The Bengal government on Saturday set September 30 as a deadline for all Bengal districts, including Calcutta, to complete the vaccination of approximately four crore eligible persons yet to receive t...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.08.22

Judiciary to get a state building

The Bengal government is set to hand over the B block of the new secretariat building near Calcutta High Court to the judiciary on August 25 to set up new courts. “The chief minister is likely ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.22

‘Suicide’ by retired headmaster

Bengal on Wednesday reported 393 Covid-19 infections, 607 recoveries and four deaths. The state has at present 4,624 active patients — 4,634 in home isolation and 190 at hospitals. According to...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.22

State strict on rules of job scheme

The state panchayat and rural development department has asked district authorities to strictly follow all norms for projects under the 100 days’ job scheme when central funds are released. The...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.22

Depression moves west, rain alert stays

The Bengal government has asked administration in the coastal districts to remain on high alert although the depression formed over northwest Bay of Bengal, off the Odisha-Bengal coast, has moved west...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.22

Swasthya Sathi adviser to plug gaps

The Bengal government has decided to appoint an adviser to look after the affairs related to Swasthya Sathi, a state health assurance scheme, following complaints that common people were being deprive...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.22

Coastal alert over rain forecast

The Bengal government has alerted the administration of districts along the state’s coastal belt to be prepared in the wake of an anticipated low pressure that is likely to result in heavy rainf...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri, Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta/ Tamluk

West Bengal  /  Published 07.08.22

Rural polls in February

The Bengal government’s attempt to advance the rural polls, scheduled in the summer of 2023, to December 2022 has hit procedural roadblocks, prompting Nabanna to settle for February 2023. &ldqu...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

News  /  Published 06.08.22

In pics: East Bengal Day, new state ministers, karate championship and more

In pictures, some events that marked the week that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.22

Shuffle: Abhishek effect evident

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday inducted eight new ministers and redistributed portfolios, the exercise reflecting a focus on service delivery ahead of elections over the next three summer...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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