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Tomorrow’s total lockdown withdrawn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

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.20

Delhi pats Bengal bid to arrest Covid spread

Union cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba praised some of the initiatives of the Bengal government in containing the spread of Covid-19 during a video conference he had with the chief secretaries and the he...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.20

Covid rider to meet officials backfires

The West Midnapore district magistrate issued an order on Friday asking all visitors to secure Covid-19 negative reports before they met government officials, causing embarrassment to Nabanna as senio...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.20

Nabanna: 2 lifts for Didi

The Bengal government will reserve two VIP lifts in state secretariat Nabanna, one for the chief minister and the other for a handful of senior bureaucrats, as a precaution after a number of employees...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 17.07.20

EB officials meet Mamata

East Bengal officials on Thursday called on chief minister Mamata Banerjee at Nabanna and had a discussion about the club’s new investors, sources told The Telegraph. It has been learnt that th...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.20

Govt office staff count made 50% till July 31

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said government offices would operate with 50 per cent employees till July 31 considering rising number of Covid-19 cases across the state. “As of now, the departmen...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.20

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 16.10.19

West Bengal to help speed up border fencing

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to fast-track land purchases for the Bangladesh border fencing, with sources saying the move is an attempt to thwart politicisation of the issue by the BJP a...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.04.20

Nabanna sanitisation

Mamata Banerjee has said Nabanna, the state secretariat, would remain closed this Sunday and Monday as the building will undergo sanitisation.“Tomorrow and the day after, Nabanna will remain closed....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.07.19

Bengal lodges electric car shift protest

Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra has written to Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman registering the state’s protest against the Centre’s decision to reduce GST on electricity-powered vehic...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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