Malay De
West Bengal  /  Published 20.06.19

Spotlight on BJP-TMC turf war in Bhatpara

The death of two persons here on Thursday was the fallout of a turf war between the BJP and the Trinamul Congress since the Lok Sabha poll results, senior police officers said. On June 11, a clash had...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bhatpara

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

Bengal to Delhi: Law & order under control

Stating that there were a few “stray post-poll clashes” in Bengal, the Mamata Banerjee government Sunday claimed that situation in the state was “under control” in a letter to the Centre which...
By PTI and Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.02.19

Circuit bench is new flashpoint

The Mamata Banerjee government has “condemned” an alleged “effort” by the Centre to inaugurate Calcutta High Court’s circuit bench in Jalpaiguri “unilaterally” during Prime Minister Nare...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.19

Bengal election scan

Deputy election commissioner Sudeep Jain on Saturday met top Bengal officials and representatives of parties to take stock of the ground reality in the state ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. The trip ass...
By Pranesh Sarkar and Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.19

Government to police: Check violence

The top brass of the Bengal government has asked police to check post-poll violence and act against trouble-makers irrespective of their political affiliation.The directive from chief secretary Malay ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 29.08.19

Chief secretary Malay De on road repairs

Bengal chief secretary Malay De on Thursday said road upkeep should be “dynamic”, as opposed to patchwork repairs carried out as a knee-jerk reaction once a stretch becomes riddled with potholes....
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 19.10.19

Axe on ritual of meetings

Rajiva Sinha, Bengal’s new chief secretary, has written to all officials up to the rank of joint secretary that “there is no need to formally call on me” for meetings.The email, the first such w...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.19

CBI takes Rajeev Kumar hunt to DGP

The CBI on Sunday despatched messengers to Nabanna with a pair of letters for Bengal director-general of police Virendra, seeking the whereabouts of Rajeev Kumar and urging the DGP to make available t...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.08.19

Signage key to safe drive

A majority of road accidents in the city can be attributed to factors beyond the control of a driver. Speaking at a traffic sensitisation workshop organised by the state transport department as part o...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.19

Chief secretary Malay De sets ball rolling

Bengal chief secretary Malay De started Saturday evening’s Nabanna news conference, addressed later by chief minister Mamata Banerjee.The move was indicative of her attempt to underscore the importa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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