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Mamata Banerjee Government
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 01.06.20

Highest daily spike in Bengal

Bengal on Sunday reported the highest number of Covid-19 cases and intra-day tests at 371 and 9,354, respectively, while the count of cured persons went past the 2,000 mark with 187 discharges being r...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.05.20

BJP MPs stopped by state: Bista

Darjeeling BJP MP Raju Bista on Thursday alleged that the Mamata Banerjee government was preventing legislators of the party from visiting people but it was allowing nominated people to move freely in...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.20

Daily tests go past 8000

The Mamata Banerjee government on Sunday reported further rapid improvement in Covid-19 stats with 8,668 tests in the past 24 hours, which is twice the 4,046 tests recorded a week ago on May 10.The hi...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.20

Recovery rate climbs to 30% in Bengal

The Mamata Banerjee government on Wednesday reported releases of 90 Covid-19 patients following cure, taking the total number of discharged people to 702 and the recovery rate to 30.66 per cent.The cu...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.20

Shift of top health official

The Mamata Banerjee government on Tuesday transferred health secretary Vivek Kumar to environment department and appointed N.S. Nigam in his place amid questions on what had forced the state to bring ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.20

Plan to keep Asok at helm of Siliguri

The Mamata Banerjee government is likely to appoint mayor Asok Bhattacharya as the chairman of a board of administrators (BoA) that will run the Siliguri Municipal Corporation after its five-year term...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.20

Digital bid to end ration woes

The Mamata Banerjee government has laid stress on use of “point of sale” machines at all ration shops to ensure that beneficiaries are not deprived of the foodgrain allotted to them after allegati...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.20

Burrabazar off limits to trucks

The Bengal government has decided not to allow trucks into Burrabazar, eastern India’s largest trading hub, because Covid-19 has rapidly spread in that part of central Calcutta.“Our primary findin...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.05.20

Bid to address Covid queries

The Mamata Banerjee government on Wednesday sought to address many of the criticisms and queries raised by the Opposition or citizens on the state’s handling of Covid-19 and the lockdown. At a news ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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