West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.21

Delhi scan on job funds use

The Union ministry of rural development has ordered an inquiry into alleged misappropriation of funds worth Rs 200 crore in the 100-day work scheme in five districts of Bengal. But the Bengal governm...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.10.21

Push for minor civic projects

The Mamata Banerjee government has taken initiatives to float tenders to execute projects, which were demanded by common citizens through the Paray Samadhan (Solution at Neighbourhood), without any de...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

Babul meets Mamata at Nabanna

Former junior Union minister Babul Supriyo met chief minister Mamata Banerjee at Nabanna on Monday. After a half-an-hour interaction, the former BJP leader who defected to Bengal’s ruling party...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.21

In Bengal, industry sops for small parks

The Bengal cabinet on Monday decided to extend incentives to private industrial parks set up on five acres of land and industrial park status to cold stores, fisheries and poultry if they were establi...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.08.21

Fresh curbs to rein in possible third wave

The Bengal government on Sunday announced new precautions aimed at containing a possible third wave of Covid-19 in the state, following a spike in new cases across several districts. Sources said upd...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.21

30 lakh already applied for cash assistance: Didi

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said a total of 30 lakh women had already applied for Lakshmir Bhandar scheme that offers Rs 500 each to general caste women and Rs 1,000 each to SC/ST women every month t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.21

200 stuck in Afghanistan: CM

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said nearly 200 people from Bengal were stranded in Afghanistan and her government was in touch with the Centre to evacuate them safely. “We have received informati...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.21

Alert on the stranded in Afghanistan

The Bengal government has asked all district magistrates to inform Nabanna at the earliest if they receive any information on anyone from the state stranded in Afghanistan. The message was sent to th...
By Pranesh Sarkar, Vivek Chhetri in Calcutta, Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.21

More seats for Class XI this year

The West Bengal Council for Higher Secondary Education on Thursday withdrew the existing cap on the number of seats in Class XI at all state-run and state-aided schools for this year. With this, a sc...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.21

State glare on land scam

The state government on Tuesday asked the Birbhum land department for an action-taken report on allegations of land-grab through fake deeds, a day after over 100 landowners demonstrated in front of th...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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