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Mamata Banerjee Government
West Bengal  /  Published 19.04.20

State mulls rice scheme to plug central hole

The Mamata Banerjee government is exploring the possibility of allocating 5kg of rice for three months to those left out of a central scheme that covers only beneficiaries who fall under the food secu...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.04.20

Restricted to homes, cry BJP MPs

BJP leaders in Bengal have accused the Mamata Banerjee government of preventing some of their MPs in north Bengal from reaching out to their electorate during the coronavirus crisis.At least two MPs ‚...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.04.20

Hotspot containment in place: Government

The Mamata Banerjee government on Thursday indicated that there was no special containment plan for the four districts that the Centre had identified as coronavirus ‚Äúhotspots‚ÄĚ, underscoring that i...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.04.20

Don’t raise fees, govt to schools

The Bengal government on Friday wrote to private schools asking them not to increase their fees this year and consider ‚Äúsympathetically‚ÄĚ if guardians were unable to pay fees on time.‚Äú‚ĶUnder th...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.04.20

12 more positive cases in Bengal

The Mamata Banerjee government on Friday said the death toll from Covid-19 in Bengal stood at five, while 12 more positive cases had been reported in the past 24 hours.The total number of active posit...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.20

State drafts private healthcare

The Mamata Banerjee government has asked all district magistrates to requisition private healthcare establishments as part of a strategy to keep on stand-by facilities across the state to treat Covid-...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.20

Lockdown aimed at shutdown of migrant hubs

The Mamata Banerjee government’s decision to lock down nine districts, including Calcutta, and several towns elsewhere in Bengal from Monday afternoon was aimed at restricting movements in areas whe...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 27.02.20

Bengal levy cut lifts aviation turbine fuel sales

Indian Oil has recorded a whopping 63 per cent jump in consumption of aviation turbine fuel (ATF) on the back of the Mamata Banerjee government’s decision to slash local levies on the fuel and a rap...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.20

‚ÄėResident‚Äô tag awaits refugees on central land

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to issue certificates declaring that residents of 237 refugee colonies on central government-owned land across Bengal have been living on the respective plot...
By Pranesh Sarkar and Subhasis Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.20

Bengal govt wary of Centre’s ration plan

Bengal is said to be planning to opt out of the One-Nation-One-Ration-Card scheme that the Narendra Modi government has launched to ensure steady supply of subsidised food grains in case of changes in...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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