West Bengal Government
West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.19

Bengal race to pay farm dole before Modi does

The Mamata Banerjee government is racing against time to ensure that 72 lakh farmers in Bengal get the first instalment of its newly launched Krishakbandhu scheme before an almost similar plan formed ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.02.19

Judge to open Calcutta HC bench Modi ‘opened’

Calcutta High Court has conveyed to the Bengal government that the acting chief justice would formally inaugurate the circuit bench in Jalpaiguri on March 9.The Press Information Bureau, the publicity...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.18

Mamata Banerjee rolls out large-truck curbs

Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday that heavy vehicles, other than those up to four-wheeled trucks, would no longer be allowed on Bengal’s rural roads to minimise damage to the surface, prompting quest...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Midnapore

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.20

Service upgrade for city to boost India’s score

The Bengal government is working to make the system for issuing building permits, trade licences and mutation papers faster and easier because World Bank will consider the state’s performance in the...
By Subhajoy Roy and Sambit Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.20

Govt to manage college progress funds

State-aided colleges in Bengal will be asked to deposit the development fees paid by students to the government.The government will supply funds to the colleges for day-to-day maintenance of the campu...
By Mita Mukherjee in Salt Lake


West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.19

State government glare on toy train death

The Bengal government will speak to the railway authorities to know what exactly led to last week’s death of Pradip Saxena, a tourist from Rishra in Hooghly, during a toy train ride near Darjeeling....
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Business  /  Published 16.01.19

Britannia eyes bigger slice of Bengal pie

By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.18

Protest deferred

An organisation of Namasudras on Sunday postponed a blockade on NH31C that connects Bengal with Assam at the eleventh hour following a request from chief minister Mamata Banerjee.The All India Namasud...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.18

Trinamul ‘drums up’ support

Trinamul will gift khols (two-sided hand-played drums) and kartals (a percussion instrument) to over 4,000 kirtan (devotional song) groups in Birbhum to woo Hindus and counter BJP allegations of minor...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 10.06.19

Mamata launches cell, number to fight ‘cut money’ in schemes

Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced a grievance cell and a toll-free number to deal with complaints of irregularities and corruption in delivery of welfare schemes being implemented by the Bengal gove...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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