West Bengal
West Bengal  /  Published 15.07.19

Bengal government nod needed to hire guest teacher in state colleges

State-aided colleges in Bengal will have to seek the government’s clearance for appointing guest teachers even if their remuneration is funded by the institution, a state government order has said.P...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.19

Administrator rule extension

The Bengal Assembly passed two bills on Thursday to enable the state government to run municipalities through an administrator or a board of administrators by one more year. The rules were changed as ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.20

Covid-19 lockdown: Plea for cash aid to lawyers

West Bengal Bar Council vice-president Siddhartha Mukherjee on Monday wrote to Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman seeking monetary help for some lawyers who have no income as the normal functio...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.19

Mitra puts House before health

Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra, who has been indisposed for a while, on Monday attended the discussion on the state budget in the Assembly and promised to reply to all questions that cropped up du...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.19

App cab hassle on Day 1 of strike

Longer waiting time, cancellations and double the usual fare — app cab commuters had a harried time on Monday as many drivers stayed off the roads in response to a strike call issued by the West Ben...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.19

Child rights panel letter to GD Birla

The state child rights commission has written to GD Birla Centre for Education seeking to know whether female attendants were present outside the washroom where Class X student Krittika Paul was found...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.20

BRIEFS: Councillor help for elderly

The councillor of ward 81 of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation, Jui Biswas, appealed to elderly residents in her ward whose relatives live outside the city to contact her for any needs and asked them...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 21.06.19

Bengal to boost mines

Bengal is keen to step up coal supply from its allocated mines in a bid to secure fuel supply for the thermal power units of West Bengal Power Development Corporation.WBPDCL was allocated six coal blo...
By Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

JU BTech to roll out domicile quota

Jadavpur University will implement 90 per cent domicile quota for admission of general category students to BTech courses from the 2019-20 academic session.The state higher education department has de...
By Our Special Correspondent in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 21.03.20

Bengal reports third positive case

A woman with a recent travel history to Scotland has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, making it the third confirmed case in West Bengal, a state health department official said on Saturday.T...
By PTI in Calcutta


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