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Stricter lockdown in North Bengal

The steady rise in number of Covid-19 cases led to a lockdown across some locations of three north Bengal dist...

Covid-19 cases rise to 986 in a day in Bengal

Bengal on Wednesday smashed the 24-hour record for new Covid-19 cases, with 986 reported till 9am, substantial...
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DA: parity with Centre ordered

The State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) on Wednesday rejected the Bengal state government’s plea to revi...

Sinha to visit Birbhum coal turf

A state government team, led by chief secretary Rajiva Sinha, will visit Birbhum’s Deocha on Thursday to...

Amphan: FIR in Nandigram

East Midnapore’s Sutahata police on Wednesday started a probe into alleged misappropriation of Amphan ai...

Cyclone Amphan relief: CM blames Left ‘legacy of theft’

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee, whose party is facing people’s ire over alleged graft in the distributio...

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West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.20

Amphan: FIR in Nandigram

East Midnapore’s Sutahata police on Wednesday started a probe into alleged misappropriation of Amphan aid by a panchayat pradhan after the block administration lodged an FIR, the first in the di...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.20

BSF links 'harmful beef' to cattle torture

The Border Security Force (BSF) for the first time tried to thwart the smuggling of cattle across Bangladesh by pointing out to consumers how the stressed and torturous journey of cattle heads to the ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.20

DA: parity with Centre ordered

The State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) on Wednesday rejected the Bengal state government’s plea to review its earlier directive to pay dearness allowance (DA) to state government employees on a...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

Lockdown message from Mamata: No need to panic

The chief minister cited the example of her own neighbourhood to suggest that a properly implemented lockdown could yield results. “In my own neighbourhood, when Toma (Trinamul Congress treasur...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

Cyclone Amphan relief: CM blames Left ‘legacy of theft’

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee, whose party is facing people’s ire over alleged graft in the distribution of Amphan relief, on Wednesday blamed the Left Front’s legacy of “theft&rdqu...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

Sinha to visit Birbhum coal turf

A state government team, led by chief secretary Rajiva Sinha, will visit Birbhum’s Deocha on Thursday to meet representatives of residents and convince them to accept the rehabilitation package ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

Covid-19 cases rise to 986 in a day in Bengal

Bengal on Wednesday smashed the 24-hour record for new Covid-19 cases, with 986 reported till 9am, substantially higher than the 895 reported on Sunday, taking the total cases past 24,000 to 24,823. ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

Stricter lockdown in North Bengal

The district administrations of Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri announced complete lockdown in nine wards of Siliguri for “complete lockdown” from Thursday 5pm. These are wards 2, 4, 5, 28, 37,...
By Our Bureau in Malda/Raiganj/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

Trinamul: No link with rape accused

Tension erupted on NH 31C near Banarhat in Jalpaiguri after schoolboy Abhijit Sanyasi, 12, was killed by a pick-up van near Lakhipara tea estate on Wednesday. Furious residents blocked the highway and...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Hooghly

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

Tourist no-entry to Darjeeling till July 31: GTA

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) on Wednesday announced its decision to ban the entry of tourists in the hills till July 31. The GTA had earlier decided to open the hills — close...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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