West Bengal
India  /  Published 25.10.21

Bengal shadow on CPM in Kerala

As the CPM prepares for its 23rd all-India Congress, the shadow of Bengal looms large over the party in Kerala. In its determination not to repeat the mistakes of the party during its over three-deca...
By Santosh Kumar in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.21

Durga Puja mirrors Bengal growth story in pandemic times

Besides cash, free electricity is another incentive for the organisers, though they have to submit a security deposit. The state had this year raised Rs 9.36 crore as a security deposit. “If th...
By Arnab Ganguly

West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.21

Funds plea to Brahmaputra river board

The Bengal irrigation department has submitted project proposals worth Rs 110 crore to the Brahmaputra Board for carrying out flood-protection and anti-erosion works along the banks of five prominent ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

India  /  Published 21.10.21

Parliament panel lens on border management after wider writ for BSF

The parliamentary standing committee on home is learnt to have decided to take up border management for closer scrutiny in light of the Narendra Modi government’s recent decision to widen the ju...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 19.10.21

Bids sought for Tajpur port

The Mamata Banerjee-government is hoping to award the contract to build a deep sea port at Tajpur to an eligible developer by early next year. The West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation, whic...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 18.10.21

Bangla violence: Bengal govt alert

The West Bengal government has alerted its district administrations, particularly those bordering Bangladesh, against the misuse of social media and circulation of fake news related to the recent spat...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.10.21

Prod on ‘forgotten’ yoga hospital proposal

Officials of the West Bengal Council of Yoga and Naturopathy, a branch of the Union Ayush ministry, have requested their central counterpart, the Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy (...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.10.21

BJP fishes in Bangla waters

The Bengal BJP has seized upon the clashes over Durga Puja in Bangladesh, sniffing the odour of a polarising plank ahead of the by-elections in four Assembly seats on October 30. The attempt to fish ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.21

Covid: 443 new cases, 10 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Saturday logged 443 new Covid-19 infections, 501 recoveries and 10 deaths. Active cases fell by 68 to 7,445. Bengal  snapped out of a 97-day streak of constant fall in its active cases...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

News  /  Published 17.10.21

Dengue patients uptick in Kolkata

At least one hospital in Calcutta has seen a sharp rise in admissions of patients suffering from dengue, forcing it to form a separate ward for their treatment. Woodlands Hospital in Alipore had seve...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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