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West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.20

Protesting farmers from Nadia in spirit

The Platform for Education-Theatre-Culture, with Pather Panchali and Sanskriti Samanway, will host a convention at Barrackpore Sukanta Sadan on January 3 to express solidarity with farmers. Theatre a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Nadia

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.20

Booths on priority at BJP north Bengal meeting

A number of state and central BJP leaders congregated here on Wednesday to address party leaders and workers who have been entrusted with the responsibility of “booth management” in north ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 30.12.20

Training, list compilation ahead of vaccine rollout

Nearly 20,000 vaccinators under the state health department are being trained in imparting Covid-19 vaccines and a software is being developed where details of nearly six lakh health workers are being...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.12.20

Panel to look into Swasthya Sathi rates

The state government on Tuesday formed a committee to look into, among other things, whether the rates under the Swasthya Sathi insurance scheme could be increased as demanded by private hospitals. &n...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.12.20

Reluctance to get tested worries doctors

The number of people turning up for Covid-19 tests has gone down significantly over the last few weeks leaving doctors worried about the fallout both in treating those who develop complications after ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 29.12.20

Hospitals’ insurance rate concerns

Private hospitals on Monday expressed reservations about the rates of a Bengal government insurance scheme that has recently been extended to all residents of the state. At a meeting on Monday, repre...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.20

Plea to change father’s name in TET exam form

Former Bangladeshi citizens, whose enclaves were incorporated in India in 2015 and who became Indians, have written to the Bengal government to allow them to change the name of their father in the tea...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.20

Drive to fix gaps at local levels in Bengal

Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced a 45-day initiative called Paray Paray Samadhan (Solution at neighbourhood) to address problems in infrastructure and services at local levels. The new initiative ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.20

Daily coronavirus toll below 30 again

Bengal on Monday reported a drop in its total of active Covid-19 cases for the 63rd consecutive day since Vijaya Dashami on October 26, improving by nearly 65 per cent, from 37,190 to 13,161. The sta...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.20

Verbal land lease a hurdle to govt goal

The Banerjee government may find it difficult to reach out to all 72 lakh farmers in Bengal with one of its flagship schemes — Krishak Bandhu — as it has received a lukewarm response in te...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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