Mamata Banerjee Government
West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.20

State to draft growth report for each Assembly seat

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to turn the battle for Bengal into one over development and asked district authorities to prepare a booklet for each of the 294 Assembly segments with detail...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.20

Full lockdown on seven days in August

Schools and colleges in the state will remain closed at least until August 31 and, “if the situation improves in August”, the state government hopes to reopen the institutions on alternate...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.07.20

Lockdown; axe on flights

Flights will remain suspended at the Calcutta airport on Saturday and the other days Bengal will be under total lockdown, the Centre has decided following a communication from the state government tha...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.07.20

Covid: Hospitals add beds to stay viable

Private hospitals in Calcutta, many of whom were reluctant to allocate too many beds for patients infected with the coronavirus, are changing plans as the demand for Covid beds continues to soar. Som...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.20

CESC: wait for fresh bill

The Mamata Banerjee government on Monday advised unwilling CESC consumers against paying the current bill and asked them to wait for a fresh bill for June that is likely to be issued soon. Even as th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.12.19

Hand in hand, unity pitch

JMM leader Hemant Soren was sworn in as the 11th Jharkhand chief minister on Sunday in a ceremony at the Morabadi ground here attended by a slew of national Opposition leaders in a show of anti-BJP un...
By in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.20

Bengal: only 660 are serious

The Mamata Banerjee government on Saturday fielded chief secretary Rajiva Sinha to allay fears over the spike in Covid-19 cases in the state since June 26 to counter “lack of information”,...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.20

Bengal launches one-stop helpline

The Mamata Banerjee government is putting in place a Covid-19 helpline so that a single call from a suspected patient triggers a series of necessary responses, from testing to a doorstep ambulance, a ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.20

‘Covid warrior’ job for cured patients

The Bengal government’s drive to enlist cured patients as “Covid warriors” and pay remuneration has come as a blessing for some of the migrant workers who were forced to return joble...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Alamgir Hossain in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.20

Amphan: govt vigil on relief

The East Midnapore district administration on Wednesday appointed 18 senior government officers to oversee Amphan relief verification efforts in 16 blocks and two municipalities. The move is a part o...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)


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