Mamata Banerjee
Calcutta  /  Published 22.07.20

Schools told what to charge

The government on Tuesday asked private schools not to charge any fee for transport, library, computer laboratory, extra or co-curricular activities and not to deny online classes to students who can&...
By Mita Mukherjee 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 21.07.20

Bengal: Total shut down twice a week

The Bengal government has decided to impose a complete lockdown across the state for two days every week for the time being and said that community transmission is presumably taking place in some area...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.20

Shahid Divas minus crowd

The East Midnapore unit of the Trinamul Congress has decided to call off its booth-level solidarity gatherings at party offices and other venues on Tuesday, July 21, in view of the rising Covid-19 cas...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.20

Bengal: girl death sparks mayhem

The unnatural death of a girl, a Madhyamik examinee from Chopra block of North Dinajpur, turned a stretch of the NH 31 into a battlefield on Sunday. Hundreds attacked the police with brick pellets, s...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.12.19

Hand in hand, unity pitch

JMM leader Hemant Soren was sworn in as the 11th Jharkhand chief minister on Sunday in a ceremony at the Morabadi ground here attended by a slew of national Opposition leaders in a show of anti-BJP un...
By in Ranchi

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 18.07.20

Forest officer transfer order evokes ire

The Bengal government’s decision to transfer Sanjay Dutta, range officer of the forest department’s special task force, for raiding Arjuna awardee Swapna Burman’s home for her timber...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.20

‘Genuine 2,358’ receive Amphan dole

The East Midnapore administration, which so far has found only 2,358 of 15,000 Amphan aid complaints filed at police stations in the district to be genuine, distributed the doles on Friday. A block o...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)


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