Mamata Banerjee
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 17.09.20

Govt to start housing scheme for tea belt

The Mamata Banerjee government will soon initiate a housing scheme for tea workers of north Bengal, state labour minister Moloy Ghatak hinted on Thursday. Ghatak, who was at the Mujnai tea estate in ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 17.09.20

PM Modi turns 70

By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.20

CM to visit Siliguri next week

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee is slated to be in Siliguri on September 21,  22 and 23 to hold review meetings for five north Bengal districts. The visit will be the first since Covid-19 broke ou...
By Pranesh Sarkar , Avijit Sinha in Calcutta, Siliguri

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 14.09.20

Monthly dole, home for Hindu priests

Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced a monthly honourarium of Rs 1,000 each for around 8,000 poor Hindu priests, besides homes for those eligible among them. The chief minister said such doles could b...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.20

CM focus on lowering Covid death rate

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee asserted that Bengal’s Covid-19 mortality rate at 1.94 per cent would be lowered soon with measures being taken by her government, on a day 58 fresh deaths took th...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.20

Didi: Khalid arrest ‘not correct in democracy’

Mamata Banerjee on Monday attacked the BJP-led Centre and the Delhi Police, albeit without taking their names, over the arrest of Umar Khalid, and the likes of Sitaram Yechury and Yogendra Yadav being...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.09.20

Mamata suggests precaution for Durga Puja

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said Durga Puja pandals should be kept open on the sides to ensure free flow of air, stressing one of the key precautions against the spread of Covid-19. &ldq...
By Kinsuk Basu 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


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