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West Bengal Government
Calcutta  /  Published 02.12.20

What govt-on-doorstep heard

Other schemes include Rupashree (a one-time grant of Rs 25,000 to poor families during their daughter’s marriage), Jai Johar (for betterment of STs), Taposili Bandhu (pension scheme for SCs) and...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.20

Haven’t taken a paisa: Mamata

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday sought to underscore her personal probity and lashed out at Narendra Modi and the BJP over their attacks on the Bengal government before questioning the alleged lack of tran...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.20

Tumpa touched by first contact with sarkar

Four Santiniketan residents who interacted with Soumitra Chatterjee in the Tagore town that was the late thespian’s favourite weekend getaway remembered him at “Soumitra and Santiniketan&r...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.20

Govt-on-doorstep a big draw: Bengal

Around 1.25 lakh people applied for benefits under government schemes at 20,000-odd camps set up under “Duare Sarkar (government on doorstep)”, said sources on Tuesday, the first day of th...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.20

Bengal: 'Duare Sarkar' campaign launched

  With an eye on the 2021 assembly elections, the Trinamul Congress administration in Bengal on Tuesday launched its massive outreach programme 'Duare Sarkar' (government at doorste...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.20

Bengal: a park in memory of Apu

  The Bengal government has decided to construct a park themed on legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee's debut film 'Apur Sansar' in New Town area on the northeastern fringes of ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.20

Active cases drop for 32nd day on the trot in Bengal

Bengal on Friday reported a drop in its total active Covid-19 cases for the 32nd consecutive day since the end of Durga Puja, with over 1.31 lakh recoveries in this period outweighing the 1.2 lakh new...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.20

Bengal offers transporters ease for paperwork

The state transport department in a notification on Friday increased the timeframe to renew documents of commercial vehicles and driving licences till June 2021. The notification, which came on the d...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.20

Cashless health cover for all in Bengal

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced the state government’s decision to bring all residents of Bengal under the fold of Swasthya Sathi, a cashless health insurance scheme launche...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.20

Trinamul wants case against governor

The Trinamul Congress on Thursday accused Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar of trying to shield alleged criminals through his tweets, demanding his removal from the post and asking Calcutta police to i...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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