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West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.21

Bengal post-poll violence: CBI registers 11 FIRs

The CBI has so far registered 11 FIRs related to incidents of murder, gangrape, and attempt to murder reported during the post-poll violence in Bengal with 99 people being named in them, officials sai...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.21

Bengal bypoll: where does it leave Mamata?

For the last few days, everyone in the Trinamul is talking about November 5, the deadline for Mamata Banerjee to be elected to the state Assembly to remain chief minister, with the party's rank an...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.21

Furore after poison bid in Bengal

Bengal BJP on Wednesday went to town against the Mamata Banerjee government over five contractual teachers consuming poison in front of Bikash Bhavan in Bidhannagar on Tuesday to protest their transfe...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.21

‘Sand smuggler’ arrested in West Burdwan

The enforcement branch (EB) of the Asansol-Durgapur police commissionerate on Tuesday night arrested Sujoy Pal, a businessman with alleged links to sand smuggling in West Burdwan. Police seized over ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.21

Alarm over Covid curb flout in Digha

District authorities in East Midnapore’s Digha are reportedly set to resume raids on hotels in the wake of reports that Covid-19 safety protocols were being flouted by some in exchange for infla...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha


West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.21

Ambulance delay costs patient’s life

An 18-year-old detected with Covid-19 died at the superspecialty hospital here on Wednesday as the ambulance supposed to take him to the Covid hospital at Biswa Bangla Krirangan took four hours to rea...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.21

1 cr turn up at Duare Sarkar camps

The second edition of the state government’s Duare Sarkar outreach touched the 1-crore footfall mark on Tuesday morning, the eighth day of the programme, people’s interest making it clear ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.21

Covid: 708 new cases, 10 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Wednesday logged 708 new infections, 730 recoveries and 10 deaths. The state’s active Covid-19 cases fell by 32 to touch 9,185, making Wednesday the 66th uninterrupted day of a slide....
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.21

Nodal officers to keep tab on Covid surge

The Mamata Banerjee government has asked district magistrates to deploy area-wise and hospital-wise nodal officers to prevent abnormal rise in Covid-19 cases amid apprehensions of the third wave of th...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.21

Covid: 613 new cases, 12 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Tuesday recorded 65 straight days of a drop in its total of active Covid-19 cases, with 613 new infections, 720 recoveries and 12 deaths. Active cases fell by 119 to touch 9,217 on Tuesday....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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