West Bengal Government
West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.21

As many as 700 companies of central forces for first phase

A total of about 700 companies of central forces will be deployed in the first phase of Assembly polls in Bengal. According to sources, officials of the districts where the first phase would be held ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.21

Covid: Active cases rise after 136 days in Bengal

Bengal on Friday logged a rise in its total of active Covid-19 cases, by 23 to 3,133, for the first time since October 26, Vijaya Dashami, after an unbroken 136-day fall.  The state reported 253...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.21

People did fall on door: Report

 The East Midnapore district authorities on Thursday sent a preliminary report to Nabanna on the incident that had left Mamata Banerjee injured on Wednesday, suggesting that the door of the Scorp...
By Kinsuk Basu, Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.21

Job focus in Left draft manifesto

The Left Front on Thursday released a draft election manifesto with the aim to reach out to young voters with promises of extensively dealing with their demands of jobs. It is for the first time the ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.03.21

Shah team defuses Shah bomb

If Amit Shah has inside information on bomb-making factories in Bengal, his home ministry does not appear to have been brought up to speed. The Union home minister had said in an interview to a news ...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.21

Didi's shankhadhwani versus BJP's 70:30 card

Mamata Banerjee has chosen Nandigram to launch the second biggest battle of her life, too, taking by the horns the bull of polarisation and daring the proponents of the BJP’s brand of Hindutva t...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.03.21

1 flier tests positive for SA variant

An international flier, who reached the city recently, has been found positive for the South African-strain of the coronavirus and three others have tested positive for the UK-strain, senior officials...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.21

Congress leaves 7 seats for cleric’s party

The Congress on Tuesday agreed to allot seven seats in south Bengal to Abbas Siddiqui’s Indian Secular Front, but reiterated that it would field candidates in not less than 92 Assembly segments....
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.03.21

Political parties tapped on ‘sensitive’ booths

The district administration in Jalpaiguri has asked leaders of political parties to submit details of booths they feel should be identified as sensitive and information on areas where they apprehend b...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Calcutta  /  Published 01.03.21

Guide to Covid vaccination

The Bengal health department has said Covid-19 vaccination for people above 59 and those between 45 and 59 with comorbidities is set to start across the state on Monday. The Co-Win 2 app, the digital...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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