West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.19

Bengal seal on pay hike

The Mamata Banerjee cabinet on Monday accepted the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission and said it would be implemented from January 1, 2020, and announced additional benefits for state employ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.19

Junior doctors reciprocate flexibility displayed by Mamata

A meeting has been scheduled at Nabanna at 3pm on Monday between junior doctors and chief minister Mamata Banerjee. If loose ends are tied up and the meeting goes ahead without any hiccup, the chances...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.11.19

CM’s tactical advice to VCs

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee asked vice-chancellors of universities on Tuesday not to bow to pressure or come under any influence as they were heads of autonomous institutions.The chief minister had...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.19

Fingers crossed, maturity lauded

Let good sense prevail, several senior doctors in Calcutta said on Sunday after junior doctors accepted chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s appeal for talks.“We had been unsuccessful in bringing the ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

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


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