West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.20

Virus case triggers self-isolation of officials

Bengal home secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay and a joint secretary in the home department went for self-isolation from Wednesday as the duo had come in direct contact with the bureaucrat whose son teste...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.01.19

Ayushman shows way, Mamata letters to follow

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to send personal letters to beneficiaries of state schemes ahead of elections, the move seen as a bid to counter the Centre’s reach-out to beneficiaries of...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.19

Losses at Rs 8000cr, likely to increase

Several Bulbul-hit districts on Wednesday started sending reports to state secretariat Nabanna, pegging initial losses at nearly Rs 8,000 crore and warning the figure was likely to climb further.Sourc...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.19

Database on migrant labourers

The Kulgam carnage in which five labourers were shot dead by suspected militants has prompted some Bengal districts to prepare a database of such migrant workers.The districts that have initiated the ...
By Snehamoy chakraborty and Alamgir Hossain in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.20

Screening of truck drivers

The district administrations in north Bengal will evolve a mechanism to check truck drivers ferrying essential commodities across the region and will also issue passes to them for their convenience.Su...
By TT Bureau in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.04.20

Mamata green signal for earning activities

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said additional economic activities would be allowed in Bengal from April 20, particularly in rural areas, within hours of the Union home ministry releasing...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.19

Martyrs' Day Rally speech dashes salary hike hope

Mamata Banerjee on Sunday advised state government employees to join the Centre if they wanted salaries on a par with the pay received by the staff of the central government.“Now, I suddenly see, th...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.19

Cop office plan below bridge

A proposal has been mooted to set up an office of the Howrah police commissioner under one of the ramps of Vidyasagar Setu adjacent to Nabanna at a time the state government is campaigning against con...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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