West Bengal Government
Calcutta  /  Published 21.12.20

Covid: campaign against waste burning

A group of Calcuttans is running awareness campaigns in the city urging people to refrain from burning waste, which damages lungs and can have serious impact on people who have recovered from Covid-19...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.20

Varsity town seethes on eve of Shah visit

Students at Rabindranath Tagore’s university town on Saturday protested against Amit Shah’s proposed Sunday trip to Bolpur and Santiniketan, denouncing the BJP’s alleged attempt to u...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.20

Dhankhar defies state preferences on VCs

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday tweeted that Rajendra Prasad Dhakal and Shanti Chhetry were appointed founding vice-chancellors of the new Darjeeling Hills University and Alipurduar Unive...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.20

Active cases under 18,500 in Bengal

Bengal on Saturday logged 2,717 Covid-19 recoveries, 2,155 new infections and 43 deaths, of which nine were reported from Calcutta.  Active cases, 37,190 on Vijaya Dashami 54 days ago, have drop...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.12.20

'Centre disrespecting federal structure'

Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal on Friday accused the Centre of blatantly interfering in the Bengal administration, saying its move to transfer police officers in the state ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.20

Convoy attack: Fresh fireworks in IPS row

The Union home ministry on Thursday posted three Bengal-cadre IPS officers on central deputation, ignoring the state government’s objections. The central ministry asked the state to release the...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta, New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.20

Suvendu resigns from Trinamul

Just a day after quitting as a member of Bengla’s Legislative Assembly, rebel leader Suvendu Adhikari resigned from the primary membership of the Trinamul Congress, sources said. According to t...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.20

Bengal officials to skip Delhi meet

Bengal chief secretary and director-general of police will not attend the meeting on the state’s law and order in New Delhi on Monday for which the Union ministry of home affairs summoned the du...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.20

Daily cases below 3,000 for a week

Bengal reported seven consecutive days of less than 3,000 new Covid-19 cases with 2,580 infections recorded on Sunday. This is for the first time that less than 3,000 cases being logged daily for a w...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.12.20

Delhi asks Bengal to release officers

The Union home ministry on Saturday summoned three IPS officers in Bengal for central deputation amid suggestions that the decision was taken to “punish” the trio in connection with the at...
By Kinsuk Basu , Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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