West Bengal Government
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 : ‚Ä...
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

Opinion  /  Published 04.12.18

Neglect at the roots of the court system

No system can remain healthy if its first stages are neglected. The rebuke reportedly administered by the Supreme Court to the government of West Bengal regarding its casual attitude towards providing...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.18

Hooch link to 10 Nadia deaths

Ten persons, including a woman, died and 26 fell ill on Wednesday after they allegedly consumed illicit liquor here. The Bengal government has ordered a CID probe and suspended 11 excise officials as ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.19

Govt mulls optional maths for Madhyamik

The government is examining a proposal to offer Madhyamik board students a choice to drop mathematics in classes IX and X.The syllabus restructure committee, which is reviewing the Madhyamik syllabus,...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.20

Extra holiday on Jan 29

The Bengal government has declared a holiday on January 29 on account of Saraswati Puja, in addition to January 30 and 31, after it realised that the festival would be celebrated on Wednesday, too. ‚Ä...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.19

World Bank help hope for toxic air

The World Bank is ready to help the Bengal government tackle air pollution in Calcutta, if the state makes it a priority, an official of the financial institution said.Sumila Gulyani, World Bank’s p...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.18

Fresh BJP plea on march

Calcutta High Court on Monday gave the BJP the liberty to move a fresh petition against the Bengal government for disallowing its proposed ganatantro banchao yatra (save democracy march) even as a pub...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.19

Bengal drops Centre from Tajpur port

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced that her government would on its own develop a proposed deep-sea port in East Midnapore’s Tajpur, signalling intent to no longer involve ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 11.04.19

Bengal govt fined Rs 20 lakh for 'Bhobishyoter Bhoot' ban

The Supreme Court on Thursday imposed a fine of Rs 20 lakh on the West Bengal government for imposing a ‚Äúvirtual‚ÄĚ ban on the public screening of the satirical film ‚ÄúBhobishyoter Bhoot‚ÄĚ in the ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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