West Bengal Government
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


West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.19

French restoration mission makes a start in Chandernagore

A French team visited Chandernagore on Friday to set in motion the process of restoration and reuse of the registry office, a former French courthouse that stands in dilapidated condition at an end of...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Chandernagore

West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.19

IAS body for strong steps against no-rule-of-law DM

A central body of IAS officers on Tuesday sought “exemplary punishment” for Nikhil Nirmal in connection with an alleged assault of a youth at a police station as the Bengal government planned admi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.19

Purulia brews tea plantation plan

The Bengal government plans to set up tea gardens at Ayodhya Hills in Purulia and produce crush-tear-curl (CTC) tea in the next five to six years. The panchayat and rural development department has gi...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.18

Move to expand Kurseong Tourist Lodge

The Bengal government has decided to expand Kurseong Tourist Lodge, which is famous among locals and tourists alike for their mouth-watering chicken momos.Gautam Deb, state tourism minister, said : ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.18

SC raps Bengal over lack of court halls

The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Bengal government and Calcutta High Court for lack of seriousness in constructing adequate court halls and residential quarters for judges of the subordina...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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