West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.21

Plea for full staff attendance in Bengal

Senior officers of several departments in the Mamata Banerjee government have requested the Nabanna top brass to allow them to work with cent per cent employees as the departments are facing trouble t...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.21

Mamata launches trauma care facility

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee virtually inaugurated a level II trauma care facility in North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) on Monday. Mamata, who inaugurated the facility from state se...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.20

Drive to fix gaps at local levels in Bengal

Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced a 45-day initiative called Paray Paray Samadhan (Solution at neighbourhood) to address problems in infrastructure and services at local levels. The new initiative ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.20

Murshidabad police rear up for mounted force

Bengal’s tryst with mounted police will travel beyond Calcutta for the first time since 1840 if the state’s seat of power, Nabanna, gives the go-ahead to Murshidabad police to raise a forc...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

Calcutta  /  Published 03.11.20

On table: phased resumption of trains

The railways are looking to resume suburban services with “10 to 15 per cent” of the local trains that ran before the Covid pandemic, officials said after a meeting with state government r...
By Debraj Mitra, Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.20

Cops show restraint as bottles fly

Police personnel numbering around 2,000 posted across four locations in Howrah and Calcutta took on the might of 8,000-odd BJP workers in an unprecedented show of restraint during the BJP youth wing&r...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.20

Protester with gun at Howrah Maidan

A protester who went for the Nabanna Abhiyan on Thursday was found carrying a gun, the police said. According to police, the man, identified as Balwinder Singh, 46, stays with BJP’s Bhatpara le...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Howrah

Calcutta  /  Published 08.10.20

Bengal: BJP and police in a tussle

Clashes broke out between the Bengal Police and BJP workers as the saffron party activists tried to break through barricades during their march towards state secretariat Nabanna on Thursday, poli...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.10.20

BJP march today: Nabanna shut

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to shut Nabanna for sanitisation for two days from Thursday when the youth wing of the BJP is slated to hold a march to the state secretariat.  A gover...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.20

Tomorrow’s total lockdown withdrawn

Officials have said the state now wants to restore normalcy as much as possible but at the same time it aims to ensure people follow personal hygiene and maintain all safety norms like physical distan...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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