West Bengal Government
Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Sharp drop in bus count across Calcutta

Over the past few weeks the state government had cajoled the owners of about 1,900 buses into rolling out their vehicles. On Monday, the count came down to 900. More and more private bus operators ar...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Delhi cloud on Calcutta Metro

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday her government would talk to the railways for partial resumption of Metro for essential service providers, hours before the Union home ministry issued gui...
By Debraj Mitra

West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.18

Centre seeks 7 IAS officers from Bengal

The Centre has written to the Bengal government, asking if it will release seven state-cadre IAS officers who were already empanelled for senior positions in Delhi.But the Mamata Banerjee government h...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.19

WB govt working at snail's place: Dhankhar

The West Bengal government is working at a 'snail's pace', said state governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday even as the relation between the him and the Trinamul Congress government hit a new low.The s...
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.18

Beep! Salt Lake stadium riddle

Soccer has always been known to mesmerise Bengal and now, it has cast a mysterious spell that makes officials either amnesiac or tongue-tied.On October 26, when the Indian Super League match was about...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 11.04.19

UN recognition would broaden Durga Puja appeal

Sir — India has nominated Durga Puja for Unesco’s list of cultural institutions that are in need of protection. If Durga Puja does make it to the feted list, it would be a matter of great joy and ...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 09.04.20

Order against school quarantine

The Bengal government has directed the districts not to set up quarantine centres in educational institutions after a person was killed in a clash between two groups in Birbhum’s Parui over setting ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

India  /  Published 19.05.20

Cyclone Amphan: Shah assures help to Odisha, Bengal

Union home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday spoke to chief ministers of West Bengal and Odisha, Mamata Banerjee and Navin Patnaik, respectively, and assured them of all possible help to deal with the sit...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.05.20

Allow goods movement through Indo-Bangla border: Centre to Bengal

The Centre on Wednesday came down heavily on the West Bengal government for not allowing movement of essential goods through the Indo-Bangladesh border, saying such acts will have international implic...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.18

Trinamul veteran no more

Former Trinamul MLA Pankaj Banerjee, who was the leader of the Opposition in the Bengal Assembly between 2001 and 2006, breathed his last at a south Calcutta hospital on Friday. He was 71 and is survi...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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