West Bengal Government
Calcutta  /  Published 05.09.20

Rail ministry ‘nod delay’ held back Metro plan

The Bengal government had told Metro officials more than a month ago to develop technology to control crowd, a senior government official said on Saturday. Metro officials had then apparently cited &...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.20

ED's drive at city markets

Amid a rise in potato prices in Bengal, the state government's enforcement department officials visited several markets in the city and warned of action if retail traders are found selling the tub...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.09.20

Autonomy cry from JU

A teachers' body at Jadavpur University has urged Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to ensure that the institution is given the required autonomy to conduct the final semester examination...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.20

Covid: Bengal 4th in recovery rate

Bengal on Wednesday recorded a new 24-hour high of 44,120 Covid-19 tests and a drop in active cases for the 10th consecutive day from 28,069 on August 23 to 24,445. The state reported 2,976 new cases...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.20

Mamata: better from Sept 25

The chief minister on Tuesday said the Covid-19 situation in Bengal, according to experts, would “more or less be under control” by September 20-25. Hours after Mamata Banerjee — al...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.20

Bengal: survey on comorbidities

The Mamata Banerjee government has launched a door-to-door survey to identify people suffering from comorbidities of Covid-19 as death of over 87 per cent of patients infected with the novel coronavir...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.20

Recreation awaits safe homes

The Bengal government has decided to set up recreation facilities at 100-odd safe homes to persuade Covid-19 patients with mild or no symptoms to stay at such centres during treatment. “We are ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.08.20

Covid rider to meet officials backfires

The West Midnapore district magistrate issued an order on Friday asking all visitors to secure Covid-19 negative reports before they met government officials, causing embarrassment to Nabanna as senio...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.20

Covid: shift only stable patients

The Bengal government has asked all hospitals and nursing homes to set up isolation wards for suspected Covid-19 patients and make sure that their condition is stabilised before transferring them to m...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Airlines want to resume evacuation flights

The state government will “consider” a request from airlines to allow international evacuation flights to Calcutta so that thousands of people stuck around the world could return home...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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