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West Bengal
West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.21

Didi: want me as CM? Vote for me

The aura of invincibility that surrounded Mamata Banerjee for more than three decades appears to have faded as the Bengal chief minister, known for her street-fighting prowess, made an impassioned ple...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.21

Covid: 537 new infections in Bengal

Bengal on Tuesday recorded 93 straight days of a fall in its overall number of active Covid-19 cases, with 537 new infections, 592 recoveries and 14 deaths. Covid-19 active cases in the state fell by...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

4 helipads for quick response to crises

The state government will set up four permanent helipads in remote and strategic locations of the Sunderbans and coastal South 24-Parganas in a bid to reach out to these pockets during cyclones or flo...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

10-foot column of wind strikes

Sources in the Indian Meteorological Department said on Monday evening that South 24-Parganas had experienced 75mm of rain in past 24 hours. However, the talking point in Sagar was the column of wind...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

Covid: 524 new infections, 12 deaths

Bengal on Monday recorded 92 straight days of a fall in its total of active Covid-19 cases, with 524 new infections, 608 recoveries and 12 deaths. The total of active Covid-19 cases fell by 96 to 7,8...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

Pneumonia jabs await children

The Bengal government is set to start its maiden immunisation programme against pneumonia in the second week of October for children aged between six weeks and nine months. The initiative has been pl...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

World  /  Published 20.09.21

Tagore's London house up for sale

“While at number 3, Tagore showed the Gitanjali collection to Rothenstein, who was so impressed he sent it to W.B. Yeats. On 7 July 1912 at Rothenstein’s house Yeats read the songs to an e...
By Amit Roy in London

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.21

635 new Covid cases in Bengal

Bengal on Sunday logged 13 weeks or 91 days of a non-stop fall in its total of active Covid-19 cases, with 635 new infections, 685 recoveries and 11 deaths. Active cases fell by 61 to 7,906. Calcutta...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.21

Bengal meets kharif paddy target

The Bengal government has achieved the target of sowing kharif paddy this season despite Cyclone Yaas and floods and the officials are giving the credit to the welfare schemes initiated by the state f...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.21

Bengal allots Rs 64cr for court building

Two judges from Calcutta High Court on Saturday visited Alipurduar’s existing court campus and the proposed site where the building of the district and sessions court would be built, after the s...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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