West Bengal Government
West Bengal  /  Published 02.02.21

Rs 25,000cr for Bengal corridor

An economic corridor linking Calcutta to Siliguri with an investment of Rs 25,000 crore was among several projects announced for the poll-bound Bengal by Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.02.21

‘Baffling’ central health claim

The Centre’s Economic Survey has attributed Bengal’s poor performance on certain primary health measures to the state’s decision not to adopt the nationwide health insurance scheme t...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.21

Bengal passes resolution to quash farm laws

The Bengal Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution against the three contentious farm laws enacted by the Centre and demanded that they be withdrawn immediately. The ruling Trinamul Congress ha...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.21

Vijayvargiya: Mamata appeasing only minorities

Mamata Banerjee refused to deliver her speech on the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji after being greeted with ‘Jai Sri Ram’ slogans, because she wants to please a section of people, BJP ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.21

Bengal: forest minister quits

In yet another jolt for the TMC dispensation, ahead of the assembly polls, Bengal forest minister Rajib Banerjee on Friday quit the Mamata Banerjee cabinet, citing personal attacks aimed at ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

Buses in Netaji’s memory on birth anniversary

The state government will launch three bus services and lay the foundation stone of a bus terminus in Nadia’s Krishnagar as a tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 125th birth anniversary...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.01.21

Day’s Covid toll lowest in 8 months

Bengal on Wednesday logged six Covid-19 deaths, including two from Calcutta, the lowest daily toll for the state in this pandemic in 237 days since the six deaths reported on May 28 last year. The st...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.01.21

Doctors will 'skip' Covaxin

Many doctors in Calcutta who will not get the Covid jabs in the first round of vaccination said they would skip the second round if the “untested Indian vaccine” is given to them.  I...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.01.21

CMC set to triple vaccination sites

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation will triple the number of Covid-19 vaccination sites from next week, civic officials said on Monday. Five ward health clinics located in as many boroughs of Calcutt...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.01.21

Vaccine tweak in staff deployment

The state government thinks the first phase of Covid-19 vaccination will last several months and is drawing up plans such as deploying doctors and nurses for the inoculation drive in rotation so hospi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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