Calcutta  /  Published 03.11.20

On table: phased resumption of trains

The railways are looking to resume suburban services with “10 to 15 per cent” of the local trains that ran before the Covid pandemic, officials said after a meeting with state government r...
By Debraj Mitra, Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.20

Cops show restraint as bottles fly

Police personnel numbering around 2,000 posted across four locations in Howrah and Calcutta took on the might of 8,000-odd BJP workers in an unprecedented show of restraint during the BJP youth wing&r...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.20

Protester with gun at Howrah Maidan

A protester who went for the Nabanna Abhiyan on Thursday was found carrying a gun, the police said. According to police, the man, identified as Balwinder Singh, 46, stays with BJP’s Bhatpara le...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Howrah

Calcutta  /  Published 08.10.20

Bengal: BJP and police in a tussle

Clashes broke out between the Bengal Police and BJP workers as the saffron party activists tried to break through barricades during their march towards state secretariat Nabanna on Thursday, poli...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.10.20

BJP march today: Nabanna shut

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to shut Nabanna for sanitisation for two days from Thursday when the youth wing of the BJP is slated to hold a march to the state secretariat.  A gover...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


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Tomorrow’s total lockdown withdrawn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


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