West Bengal Government
West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.21

Free rations for migrants

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to give free foodgrains to migrant workers living in Bengal under the “one nation one ration card” programme. “The Centre provides rice at...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.09.21

Bengal: SC stays lawsuit against Opindia scribes

The Supreme Court has stayed further proceedings in a fresh case filed in West Bengal against some people, including editors of a news web portal, in connection with articles published by them. The c...
By Our Bureau, Agencies

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.21

Close watch on welfare schemes

The Bengal government has decided to monitor all welfare schemes run by it more closely on a regular basis to ensure that these do not face glitches, a move necessitated by the unprecedented funds cru...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.21

Covid: 686 new cases, 11 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Friday recorded a fall in total active cases for 75 days in a row, with 686 new infections, 715 recoveries and 11 deaths. The total number of active cases fell by 40 to 8,694. Calcutta log...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.09.21

Bengal: SC blow to state on DGP

The Supreme Court Friday refused to entertain the Bengal government's plea seeking to appoint the Director General of Police (DGP) without consulting the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), sa...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.21

State names 10 cops for SIT to probe violence

The Bengal government on Thursday announced the names of 10 IPS officers, who will assist three senior state police officers in their probe into alleged political violence following publication of Ass...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.21

State takes over Siliguri stadium

The Bengal government has taken over the Kanchenjunga Stadium of Siliguri, the second largest football stadium of the state after the Yuva Bharati Krirangan in Calcutta, with all its assets and liabil...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.21

Bengal violence: govt appoints 10 IPS officers

Bengal government has appointed ten IPS officers to assist a special investigating team (SIT) formed by the Calcutta High Court to probe cases of post-poll violence in the state, a senior official sai...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.21

Mobile vans to boost vaccination in north Bengal

The Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority (SJDA) will soon launch 10 mobile vans to expedite Covid19 vaccination in different parts of north Bengal. Sourav Chakraborty, the SJDA chairman, said: h...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.21

Bengal plea on 2006 DGP verdict

Bengal on Wednesday urged the Supreme Court to recall its 2006 judgment which had ordered the appointment of director general of police in states through UPSC empanelment. The Mamata Banerjee governm...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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