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

India  /  Published 28.10.19

Bengal weighs central plan on piped water

The Bengal government has started conducting an assessment to join hands with the Centre to provide piped water supply to the majority of the 1.37 crore rural households in the state.The move assumes ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.06.20

Nabanna sanitisation for two days

Bengal secretariat Nabanna will be closed for sanitisation on Monday as at least seven people who visited the 15-storey building in the past one week tested positive for Covid-19.“Of the seven patie...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.19

After prayers by CM, it’s time for questions

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday tweeted prayers for Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s safe return but raised questions later in the evening on the pre-emptive air strikes on Pa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.05.20

Cyclone fallout and response

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday listed in detail the damage caused by Cyclone Amphan in Bengal, attributing the data to primary information sent by officials from the districts.During a vi...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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