Bengal Government
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 in

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 in

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.19

State government glare on toy train death

The Bengal government will speak to the railway authorities to know what exactly led to last week’s death of Pradip Saxena, a tourist from Rishra in Hooghly, during a toy train ride near Darjeeling....
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.05.20

Rundown on restoration work

The Bengal government on Tuesday sought to offer clarity on relief and restoration operations across 16 districts that felt the impact of Cyclone Amphan with a statement on the measures undertaken to ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.05.20

Government proposes, Asok disposes

The Bengal government on Friday formed a 12-member board of administrators to run the Siliguri Municipal Corporation with outgoing CPM mayor Asok Bhattacharya as the chairperson, but he refused to tak...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.18

Protest deferred

An organisation of Namasudras on Sunday postponed a blockade on NH31C that connects Bengal with Assam at the eleventh hour following a request from chief minister Mamata Banerjee.The All India Namasud...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

Calcutta  /  Published 11.05.20

Nod for app cabs with conditions

The Bengal government has decided to allow app cabs within the jurisdiction of the police commissionerates of Calcutta, Howrah, Bidhannagar and Barrackpore with a set of riders.App cabs will carry onl...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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