Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.20

Jalpaiguri readies for Cha Sundari homes

Workers of two tea estates — Kalchini and Raimatanag — of Alipurduar district have received state financial aid of Rs 1,500 per month for five closed months though both had reopened last m...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.20

Nadda prod to win over communities

BJP national president J.P. Nadda on Monday asked party leaders in north Bengal to reach out to different communities and apprise them of several schemes rolled by the Narendra Modi government. Nadda...
By Bireswar Banerjee, Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.20

Puja relief and headache

The restrictions imposed by Calcutta High Court on visits to Durga Puja pandals may be seen as a political relief to the Mamata Banerjee government, which has been apprehensive of the festival turning...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya , Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.20

Shah: ‘just’ call for central rule

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.20

IT staff now under govt contract

Although the chief minister did not say whether their salary structure would be revised, sources at Nabanna said once the professionals were engaged directly by the government, their pay would be incr...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.20

Mamata govt to give cash to aid 1 lakh hawkers

The Mamata Banerjee government will give Rs 2,000 each to about 1 lakh hawkers across the state — 68,000 in Calcutta and 32,000 in the districts — just ahead of Durga Puja. The move assum...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.20

Tea workers better off in state: Moloy

State labour minister Moloy Ghatak on Thursday drew parallels between the condition of tea plantation workers in Bengal and Assam in terms of wages and rations and said they would be better off  ...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.20

Mamata launches 69 Durga Pujas virtually

Most big-ticket Pujas in the city and its surrounding areas are conducted by heavyweight leaders of the Trinamul Congress. Inaugurating some of the 69 pujas on Wednesday, Mamata said: “Your Puj...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.20

15 Bengal bridges on priority list

The Mamata Banerjee government has identified 15 bridges which need to be replaced urgently across Bengal after it shortlisted 400 bridges that are in distress following a statewide health audit of 1,...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.10.20

Pandal inspection starts

A team of police officers on Tuesday inspected Durga Puja pandals across Calcutta to see if there was adequate provision for free airflow across the structure. The officers checked if puja committees...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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