West Bengal Government
West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.21

Cops: 'gang rape' charge false

Police have started a probe against false information of a BJP worker’s gang rape in Birbhum’s Nanoor after the purported incident was mentioned by several party leaders, including MP Soum...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 05.05.21

Hospitals unsure of vaccine supply

The Bengal government has asked the Centre to provide 40 lakh doses of Covid vaccines for May so that all those who had taken the first dose at government and private facilities could be given the sec...
By Sanjay Mandal, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.21

SC rejects Bengal law on real estate

The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down West Bengal's law on regulating real estate sector saying it was unconstitutional as the state's statute encroached upon the Centre's Real Estate (...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.21

Covid: Oxygen for Delhi from Bengal

The SAIL-run Durgapur Steel Plant on Saturday dispatched 120 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen in six containers to Delhi via rail route, against the backdrop of Mamata Banerjee’s allegation that ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Calcutta  /  Published 02.05.21

Partial closures, cap on gatherings

Many hawkers in Gariahat had kept their stalls opened well beyond 10am. According to the chief secretary’s notification, standalone shops were expected to follow the two windows (7am to 1am and ...
By Debraj Mitra, Monalisa Chaudhuri, Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.21

Containment zone call after May 1

The state health department will take a decision on the announcement of micro containment zones in north Bengal after the declaration of the Assembly election results on May 2. Sushanta Roy, deputed ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.21

Shut industries test leaders’ promises

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee had in her campaigns in adjoining Bankura and Purulia laid down what her government was doing to ensure industries came up in Asansol-Durgapur so that the problem of une...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

Calcutta  /  Published 29.04.21

Private hospitals to get 1 lakh doses

The Bengal government has decided to allot one lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccines to private hospitals in the city so the second jab could be given to those who had taken their first at the private units...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.21

Long queues at vaccine centres

The scenes were similar  at hospitals in Hooghly, Murshidabad and East Burdwan, as many elderly persons had to return without getting vaccinated despite hours of waiting. Ujjwal Mondal, 62, a re...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Alamgir Hossain in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.21

EC sets safe count norms, TMC flags doubts

The Election Commission of India on Wednesday issued detailed guidelines to ensure Covid-19 protocols are obeyed at the 705 counting centres in Bengal, to which Trinamul responded by saying the four-p...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...


Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.