Mamata Banerjee Government
Calcutta  /  Published 10.08.20

Covid: shocking hospital deposit

The Bengal health regulatory commission’s permission to private hospitals to take deposits for admissions and ask for removal of  patients within one hour after a 12-hour window belies its ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.20

TMC bid to woo tribals

The Mamata Banerjee government on Sunday celebrated Biswa Adivasi Diwas or the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, across the state, including some areas in north Bengal. The sc...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.20

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

August will have seven days of complete lockdown in Bengal, and the daily restrictions in the state have been extended till August 31, the Mamata Banerjee government announced on Tuesday. For August,...
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

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)


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