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Mamata Banerjee Government
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

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)

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.20

Sinha to visit Birbhum coal turf

A state government team, led by chief secretary Rajiva Sinha, will visit Birbhum’s Deocha on Thursday to meet representatives of residents and convince them to accept the rehabilitation package ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.20

Covid-19 cases rise to 986 in a day in Bengal

Bengal on Wednesday smashed the 24-hour record for new Covid-19 cases, with 986 reported till 9am, substantially higher than the 895 reported on Sunday, taking the total cases past 24,000 to 24,823. ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.20

‘Unrest fears’ behind Amphan list no-show

The Mamata Banerjee government’s recent plan to put up lists with names of beneficiaries eligible for state compensation publicly in 69 blocks hit by Amphan has not been implemented in most bloc...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 27.06.20

GTA to launch e-governance

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration is embracing e-governance to do away with the age-old bureaucratic practice of maintaining files, a system that was riddled with the problem of “missing fil...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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