Calcutta  /  Published 16.02.21

Left blames police for leader death

Maidul Islam Middya, a 33-year-old DYFI leader who took part in a protest on Thursday in Calcutta that witnessed clashes between the police and Left supporters, died in a nursing home on Monday mornin...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.02.21

Maidul Islam’s family loses breadwinner

Maidul Islam Middya, 33, the unit secretary of the CPM-backed DYFI in Bankura’s Kotulpur, who died in Calcutta on Monday allegedly of wounds sustained in the police-protester clash that erupted ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bankura

West Bengal  /  Published 12.02.21

Police and Left youths clash, bandh today

The Bengal government issued a notification on Thursday evening cancelling all types of leave for government employees and those in state-aided institutions in view of the strike called by the Left on...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.21

Centre nod to underground Metro

The Centre has primarily agreed to a proposal by the Bengal government to construct the Metro stretch between New Barrackpore and Barasat underground, giving respite to the Trinamul Congress dispensat...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.21

Job data show migrant woes

The Mamata Banerjee government has provided jobs to 6,46,299 migrant workers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) since April last year. As the figure was about ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.21

Plan for rail talks on refugee land

The Mamata Banerjee government will hold discussions with the railways in a bid to convince the central utility that giving free-hold land rights to the residents in refugee colonies set up on its lan...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

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


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