West Bengal
Calcutta  /  Published 27.09.20

Tram lovers demand revival of clean transport

Monks and volunteers of Ramakrishna Math, Cossipore, joined hands to clean and sanitise the area surrounding the Math on Sunday and plant saplings as part of Rashtriya Poshan Maah 2020.  Poshan M...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.20

State focus on repair of 200 bridges

The public works department has identified 400-odd bridges in distress out of 1,800 maintained by the department across Bengal, with over 200 among them needing immediate repair and restoration to ave...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.20

Covid: Bengal logs 3,181 new cases

Bengal on Saturday logged 3,181 new Covid-19 cases, 56 deaths and 2,955 recoveries. With this, Bengal’s total cases went past 2.44 lakh, of which nearly 2.14 lakh are recoveries and 4,721 are d...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.20

Worries about farm bills' fallout on PDS source

Three farm reform bills passed by Parliament recently may play havoc with the public distribution system in Bengal as the state government’s procurement programme is likely to get affected becau...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.20

Bengal: BJP on backfoot on CAA

The BJP is forced to press a pause button on its strategy of using the coming festive season to build its divisive narrative using the Citizenship Amendment Act and plan a slew of programmes over the ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Panel censures 2 hospitals for overbilling

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission on Friday found to be true complaints of inflated billing against two private hospitals and ordered them to return various sums to the pati...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 23.09.20

Techies flock to Bengal jobs portal

Bengal finance and industries minister Amit Mitra on Wednesday said the state has seen a surge in IT professionals registering themselves on an online skill platform launched by the state IT depa...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.09.20

Read while you ride in library on tram wheels

The Calcutta Tram Users Association has called for a protest on September 27 at the Kalighat tram depot's Gate No. 2, demanding the preservation of “heritage wooden trams”.  The ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.09.20

Deposit order to two ‘negligent’ hospitals

The clinical establishment regulatory commission on Wednesday issued an interim order asking two private hospitals to deposit Rs 1 lakh and Rs 4 lakh after they were prima facie found negligent in the...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

State Administrative Tribunal order on DA parity

The State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) on Wednesday directed the state government for the second time to obey the Calcutta High Court directive to pay dearness allowance (DA) to its employees on a pa...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta


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