West Bengal Government
Calcutta  /  Published 12.02.21

Vaccine: fraud rackets emerge

The lack of clarity about the registration for Covid-19 vaccine doses has led to confusion among citizens and fraudsters have jumped in to dupe elderly Calcuttans. Several people have received purpor...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.02.21

Covid: 4,313 active cases in all in Bengal

Bengal on Thursday logged 286 Covid-19 recoveries, 217 new cases and five deaths, including three from Calcutta. The unbroken dip in Bengal’s total active cases continued for the 108th day sinc...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.21

PM comes to Bengal with projects: Nadda

BJP national president Jagat Prakash Nadda on Tuesday said Narendra Modi would make several trips to Bengal to bring development projects to the state and criticised chief minister Mamata Banerjee for...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Tarapith

West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.21

Covid: 276 cured, six more die in Bengal

Bengal on Tuesday logged 276 Covid-19 recoveries, 146 infections and six deaths, including two in Calcutta, as a drop in total active cases continued for the 106th consecutive day since Vijaya Dashami...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.21

Raju Bista plays up central aid to state

Darjeeling MP Raju Bista and Union minister of state for finance Anurag Thakur have underscored central assistance to Bengal during the Covid-19 lockdown period, indicating that the BJP is trying to p...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


Calcutta  /  Published 10.02.21

Govt hikes Swasthya Sathi rates

The state government has increased the rates of 105 treatment packages under the Swasthya Sathi scheme by 15 to 20 per cent after private hospitals said the costs were unviable. At a meeting with rep...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.02.21

First ‘BJP cabinet meeting’ agenda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday listed the agenda of the BJP government’s first cabinet meeting in Bengal after the Assembly elections. “You (the people of Bengal) have decided to ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar, Anshuman Phadikar in Haldia

West Bengal  /  Published 08.02.21

Bengal blamed for hurdle to Calcutta rally

Tribal community members from Purulia and Bankura districts on Sunday blocked roads in at least half a dozen locations to allege that the state transport department had not given them the required num...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bankura

West Bengal  /  Published 08.02.21

Five Covid deaths in Bengal, one from Calcutta

Bengal on Sunday logged 289 Covid-19 recoveries, 193 new infections and five deaths, including one from Calcutta. With this, the state’s streak of falling total active cases stayed unbroken for...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.02.21

Guidelines to reopen schools

If someone is sick Guardians shall be instructed not to send their children to school if they are suffering from “fever, cold or any other kind of ailment as their immune system may be weak&rdq...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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