West Bengal Government
West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.19

WB govt working at snail's place: Dhankhar

The West Bengal government is working at a 'snail's pace', said state governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday even as the relation between the him and the Trinamul Congress government hit a new low.The s...
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.18

Beep! Salt Lake stadium riddle

Soccer has always been known to mesmerise Bengal and now, it has cast a mysterious spell that makes officials either amnesiac or tongue-tied.On October 26, when the Indian Super League match was about...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 11.04.19

UN recognition would broaden Durga Puja appeal

Sir — India has nominated Durga Puja for Unesco’s list of cultural institutions that are in need of protection. If Durga Puja does make it to the feted list, it would be a matter of great joy and ...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 09.04.20

Order against school quarantine

The Bengal government has directed the districts not to set up quarantine centres in educational institutions after a person was killed in a clash between two groups in Birbhum’s Parui over setting ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

India  /  Published 19.05.20

Cyclone Amphan: Shah assures help to Odisha, Bengal

Union home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday spoke to chief ministers of West Bengal and Odisha, Mamata Banerjee and Navin Patnaik, respectively, and assured them of all possible help to deal with the sit...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.05.20

Allow goods movement through Indo-Bangla border: Centre to Bengal

The Centre on Wednesday came down heavily on the West Bengal government for not allowing movement of essential goods through the Indo-Bangladesh border, saying such acts will have international implic...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.18

Trinamul veteran no more

Former Trinamul MLA Pankaj Banerjee, who was the leader of the Opposition in the Bengal Assembly between 2001 and 2006, breathed his last at a south Calcutta hospital on Friday. He was 71 and is survi...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.03.20

Govt to sell fish online to counter price rise

The Bengal fisheries development department has decided to directly sell fish to counter the rise in prices be¬cause of the coronavirusin¬duced lockdown.While people in Calcutta can place their orde...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.20

Bengal widens Delhi list

The Mamata Banerjee government on Sunday announced a lockdown in vast swathes of the state across its 23 districts, including Calcutta, from 5pm on Monday till March 27 midnight, widening the ambit of...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.06.20

Amphan cost: Rs 102,442cr

The inter-ministerial central team (IMCT) held a meeting with top state government officials at Nabanna on Saturday afternoon to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Amphan.The meeting came in the wake...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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