West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.22

Suvendu complains against DMs

 Opposition leader Suvendu Adhikari on Sunday said he would write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah with a request to initiate action against district magistrates ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.22

Covid: Stricter curbs likely

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the state government may have to impose stricter curbs if Covid cases continue to rise in Bengal while pointing out that the current restrictions had been imposed to s...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.21

Survey: Dole boosts rural consumption

A dipstick survey on the use of cash directly transferred to the bank accounts of women under the Bengal government’s flagship Lakshmir Bhandar scheme has revealed that around 43 per cent of the...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.21

Guv query on consultant recruitment

Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has raised questions on the process adopted by the state government to select nearly 50 senior consultants whom Nabanna is planning to recruit into about 24 department...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.21

Mining poses challenge

The Bengal government has set a target of early next year for itself to start mining at the Deocha-Pachami coal block by successfully completing negotiations with 4000-odd land loser families spread a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.21

Bengal plans incentives for large industries

The Mamata Banerjee government is set to move towards a selective incentive policy for large industries to meet the twin objectives of optimising outgo from the state coffers and giving encouragement ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.12.21

Nabanna alert on Cyclone Jawad

The state government has alerted Bengal’s three coastal districts and 12 others, on “maximum preparedness” in the run-up to possible “intense low-pressure” formations ass...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri and Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta/Tamluk

West Bengal  /  Published 03.12.21

Gautam Adani calls on Mamata

The meeting came just a day after Banerjee told the audience at Infocom 2021, the flagship B2B conference of the ABP Group: “My next target is industrial growth.” Adani, who has a net wor...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.21

Bengal: Govt to rope in 50 consultants to bolster administration

The Mamata Banerjee government will appoint 50 senior consultants and consultants in 24 departments to make her administration “future ready” by using technologies and plugging the gaps of...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.21

Scan on loan pleas rejection

Rejection of a large number of applications under the Student Credit Card scheme by banks has prompted the Mamata Banerjee government to set up task forces in all districts to examine the reasons for ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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