Mamata Banerjee Government
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 08.07.20

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 08.07.20

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 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


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