West Bengal  /  Published 21.08.19

Glare on culture hub scan in Calcutta

A plan to ensure better surveillance of 14 vital installations under the information and cultural affairs (I&CA) department by installing 600 CCTV cameras has set off rumblings in Nabanna after it...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.04.20

Mills told to start with 15% hands

Bengal chief minister said on Wednesday that jute mills in the state could operate with 15 per cent of the workforce on a day the Union government tried its best to pursue Nabanna to reopen them to ad...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar and Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.19

Chief secretary Malay De sets ball rolling

Bengal chief secretary Malay De started Saturday evening’s Nabanna news conference, addressed later by chief minister Mamata Banerjee.The move was indicative of her attempt to underscore the importa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 16.06.19

Junior doctors also keen to talk

Junior doctors on strike at NRS Medical College and Hospital said they were always ready for talks and hinted at a rethink on the insistence that the chief minister should meet them on the campus.“Y...
By Subhankar Chowdhury and Aditya Nag in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.20

As residents complain, time to understand home rule

Several Calcuttans are calling up the police and the state government helpline complaining that their neighbours who have returned from countries most affected by Covid-19 were flouting the advisory a...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.03.20

Hygiene lessons to stop spread

Don’t panic, use common sense and follow some simple precautions — this was chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s advice to the people of Bengal on Friday to prevent the possible spread of the corona...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.03.19

EC to despatch team to Bengal

A high-level team from the Election Commission of India will visit Bengal on Saturday to hold meetings with the administration and political parties apparently to take stock of the ground situation ah...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.19

Proposal for job scheme on tea land

The Bengal government has sent a proposal to the Centre through the Tea Board of India to implement the 100-day work scheme in tea plantations. The suggestion seems to be part of Nabanna’s plan to e...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.19

Mamata advisory to speed up projects

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee and chief secretary Rajiva Sinha on Thursday recommended a series of changes in the way officials have functioned over the years.The aim of the advisory, issued at an ad...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.19

Plan to tackle city, Howrah parking woes

The civic bodies of Calcutta and Howrah are trying to find more space to park cars. Both the civic bodies will try to find more parking space and submit a report to the government by December 15. Raji...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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