H K Dwivedi
West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.21

Bengal Global Business Summit in April 2022

The chief minister’s request to Dhankhar assumes significance against the backdrop of a taut relationship between Nabanna and Raj Bhavan since his appointment as the governor in July 2019. While...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.21

Chief secretary sounds Covid alert

Bengal chief secretary H.K. Dwivedi on Tuesday asked districts to increase Covid-19 tests across the state with positive cases showing a rise after Durga Puja. He also asked district officials to be ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.21

Bengal: EC bars celebrations

The Election Commission on Sunday afternoon directed Bengal Chief Secretary HK Dwivedi to ensure that no celebrations take place over poll results amid fears of violence. In a letter, the EC said the...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.21

Sand mining to start from October 8

The Bengal government has green-lit the mining minor minerals — sand, pebbles and stones — from riverbeds of the state from October 8. For the past few months, extraction of such items fr...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.21

HC query on bypoll

The high court on Thursday questioned the manner in which the Election Commission announced its decision to hold the bypoll to the Bhowanipore seat based on a request from the state administration. F...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.21

In Bengal, industry sops for small parks

The Bengal cabinet on Monday decided to extend incentives to private industrial parks set up on five acres of land and industrial park status to cold stores, fisheries and poultry if they were establi...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.21

Didi promises Puja sops

The Mamata Banerjee government on Tuesday decided to continue with its financial aid for the annual Durga Puja festival, which according to the chief minister was a Rs 32,377 crore enterprise. &ldquo...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.21

Close watch on welfare schemes

The Bengal government has decided to monitor all welfare schemes run by it more closely on a regular basis to ensure that these do not face glitches, a move necessitated by the unprecedented funds cru...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.21

Order on cash scheme form help

Bengal chief secretary H.K. Dwivedi has asked district magistrates to ensure that elected panchayat members, clubs and villagers are kept out of assisting women in filling up application forms of Laks...
By Pranesh Sarkar, Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta, Durgapur

Calcutta  /  Published 01.08.21

Night curfew: some abide and some flout

Ballygunge Circular Road The Telegraph had reported a few days ago how two eateries on the road flouted the night-curbs rampantly by serving diners inside cars as well as inside the restaurants late ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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