Mamata Banerjee
India  /  Published 11.07.20

Mamata adds voice to UGC date misgivings

Multiple states, including Bengal, have opposed the University Grants Commission’s directive to hold final-semester exams for college and university students by September-end, citing the exponen...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.20

Amphan: relief review on

East Midnapore district officials have formed a block-level task force to monitor refund and verification of Amphan compensation in the midst of several concurrent initiatives to weed out alleged corr...
By in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

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

Lockdown message from Mamata: No need to panic

The chief minister cited the example of her own neighbourhood to suggest that a properly implemented lockdown could yield results. “In my own neighbourhood, when Toma (Trinamul Congress treasur...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

Cyclone Amphan relief: CM blames Left ‘legacy of theft’

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee, whose party is facing people’s ire over alleged graft in the distribution of Amphan relief, on Wednesday blamed the Left Front’s legacy of “theft&rdqu...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

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

Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.20

Mamata’s appeal and solution on masks

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday “requested” everyone to wear a mask and asked police to “strictly” enforce the norm that scientists say can play a significant role ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

PM politicises jawan deaths, says Mamata

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused Narendra Modi of indulging in political opportunism over death of jawans and questioning the patriotism of anybody who criticised the Prime Minister or his governm...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

Film: Bengal eases industry rules

The chief minister announced her decision to extend assistance to single screen cinemas, which were damaged by Cyclone Amphan. A proposal has been put forward to help such halls as they have been suff...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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