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West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.21

Workers’ cut money alert upsets Trinamul

An embarrassed Trinamul Congress leadership in Purulia has sought an explanation from party leaders in Raghunathpur after a few workers went around the industrial town on an e-rickshaw on Monday and a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.21

Bengal govt staff protest ‘assault’ in village

Around 60 state government employees posted at panchayats of Balurghat block in South Dinajpur resorted to a pen-down strike and demonstrated at the Balurghat stadium on Tuesday to protest the alleged...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.21

KPP ire at ‘only one’ Kamtapuri school

Leaders and supporters of the Kamtapur Progressive Party (KPP) demonstrated at the district magistrate’s office here on Tuesday, alleging that the state government approved only one primary scho...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.21

Covid: 639 new cases in Bengal

Bengal on Tuesday logged 639 new Covid-19 infections, 724 recoveries and 12 deaths as the state saw 51 straight days of a slide in its total number of active cases. Active cases in all fell by 97 to ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.21

Mega water project eyes central aid

The state government has taken up the Siliguri mega drinking water supply project and seeks to implement it jointly with the Centre, Gautam Deb, who chairs the board of administrators of Siliguri Muni...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

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West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.21

Bengal DGP not Didi's first pick

Bengal’s senior-most IPS Manoj Malviya has emerged as the front-runner to head the state police after much-delay from the Mamata Banerjee government in announcing the successor to the incumbent ...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.21

Covid: 675 new cases in Bengal

Bengal on Sunday recorded 49 straight days of a fall in the total number of active cases with 675 new infections, 763 recoveries and 12 deaths. In all, Bengal’s active cases fell by 100 to 10,4...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.21

Bengal jab shortage fuels Jharkhand trips

Shortage in supply of Covid-19 vaccines from the Centre to Bengal has forced hundreds from three blocks of West Burdwan to travel to neighbouring Jharkhand for jabs. Bengal has received 2.68 crore do...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.21

Covid: 749 new cases, 15 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Saturday recorded 48 straight days of a fall in active cases, as the state reported 749 new infections, 791 recoveries and 15 deaths. The total number of active cases fell by 57 to 10,585. ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.08.21

Elephant herd enters village near Jalpaiguri

A herd of four wild elephants entered a village on the outskirts of Jalpaiguri on Friday, damaging hutments, trees and farms. Sources said around 5am, the elephant herd  from the Baikunthapur fo...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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