West Bengal Government
West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.19

State conduct code for teachers

The Bengal government has come out with a code of conduct for teachers and non-teaching staff of state-aided secondary schools. Of the several dos and don’ts, the code says teachers should not indul...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.18

Bengal govt cites Mukul’s cases in rath plea

The West Bengal government informed Calcutta High Court on Monday that its senior officials couldn’t sit with BJP leaders Mukul Roy and Jay Prakash Majumdar to discuss “all aspects” related to t...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.19

Not at war with government: Dhankhar

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Wednesday said he is 'not at war' with the state government and that his objective is to serve the people.Dhankhar, who has been at loggerheads with the West B...
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.18

Majerhat bridge width cut for Metro

The Bengal government and the railways on Saturday reached a consensus on reducing the width of the proposed Majerhat bridge by 1.5m.The move will prevent further compromise of the width of the platfo...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.19

Government mulls ICSE format for Madhyamik

The state government is considering a proposal to split the Madhyamik course into groups and offer students the option to choose some compulsory subjects, on the lines of the ICSE curriculum.The commi...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.18

Bengal mulls trams in Rajarhat-New Town

The West Bengal government is interested in running trams in Rajarhat-New Town and has been considering “proposals” based on an old pre-feasibility study that ticked all the right boxes in terms o...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 05.03.19

Security for Assam border

Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday inaugurated an advanced electronic surveillance system to secure India’s unfenced riverine border with Bangladesh in lower Assam’s Dhubri district.Afte...
By Pankaj Sarma in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.18

Bengal curbs use of school premises by others

State-aided schools across Bengal will have to take the government’s permission before allowing others to use its premises for non-academic activities, according to an order issued by the school edu...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.06.19

Centre, Bengal govt rush to offer Pous Mela help

Both the Bengal government and the Centre are said to have contacted the Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor on Thursday to enquire about the university’s decision to dissociate itself from Pous Mela and ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.20

Govt can’t set terms for compensation: HC

The high court has ruled that the Bengal government has no authority to impose any condition while releasing compensation to victims of natural or manmade tragedies. Justice Sabyasachi Bhattacharya of...
By Our legal reporter in Calcutta


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