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Mamata Banerjee Government
Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Tweak in plans to abide by CM advisory

Additional gates, extra windows, provisions for visitors to watch idols without entering the pandal — puja committees across Calcutta remained busy throughout Friday trying to tweak their pandal...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.20

Push for Vidyasagar place growth

The Bengal cabinet on Thursday decided to set up Birsingha Development Authority for carrying out several development projects at Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar’s birth place in West Midnapore distric...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.20

Letters heat up Bengal farm tussle

The Mamata Banerjee government on Tuesday brought to the public domain two letters sent from the chief minister to Union agriculture and health ministers on September 9, stating Bengal’s conditi...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.20

Bengal govt seeks data on projects

The Bengal government has asked all district magistrates to furnish data on projects implemented since 2011 under 56 specific heads by September 29, the directive makes it clear that the ruling dispen...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.20

Govt to transfer land to erosion victims

The Mamata Banerjee government has started handing over land to people who were earlier evicted or lost their homes and land because of river erosion in north Bengal. While in Malda, the administrati...
By Our Bureau in Malda, Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.20

Bengal govt scheme for unemployed

The Mamata Banerjee government has launched a new scheme under which unemployed people will be given soft loans up to Rs 2 lakh and incentives to start a manufacturing unit or trade. The Karmasathi P...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.20

1cr Self Help Group members for Covid awareness

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to engage nearly 1 crore members of Self Help Groups to create awareness of how to battle the spread of Covid-19 in the rural areas of Bengal. The decision ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.20

Three Bengal MPs test Covid positive

Three Bengal MPs —Shanta Chhetri, a Trinamul Congress Rajya Sabha member, Sukanta Majumdar (Balurghat) and Jayanta Roy (Jalpaiguri), both of the BJP —tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.20

Covid: 3,112 new cases in Bengal

Bengal reported 3,112 new Covid cases on Thursday. The state also reported 41 deaths, the lowest daily toll in weeks, and 3,035 recoveries. Of the deaths, five were from Calcutta and 10 from North 24...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.20

Mamata: GST legal opinion ‘subterfuge’

Mamata’s party has planned extensive protest programmes on September 8, 14 and 20 across Bengal against the alleged deprivation of the state by the Centre. Announcing the decision, Trinamul sec...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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