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...

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...

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

Amphan: TMC bid to undo damage

Trinamul Congress leaders in Amphan-affected districts have embarked on a door-to-door campaign to undo the damage caused to the party’s image after several leaders of the ruling party were held...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

Covid: Driver always on call

Amir Gurung lives less than a kilometer away from Darjeeling district hospital but for the past three months, he has only been promising his six-year-old son Sherab that he will come home soon. Amir,...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

Bengal: drive faces backlash

The Trinamul Congress is making desperate attempts to contain the resentment of people over distribution Amphan compensation by cracking down on “perpetrators of corruption” within the par...
By Anshuman Phadikar and Subhasish Chaudhuri in Nandigram/Basirhat

Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.20

Living with the enemy

The solution? Long-term social change “Thousands of years of conditioning takes time to change” says Kapoor. “However, with the work of women’s organisations over decades, dom...
By Bhagyasri Chaudhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

PM politicises jawan deaths, says Mamata

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused Narendra Modi of indulging in political opportunism over death of jawans and questioning the patriotism of anybody who criticised the Prime Minister or his governm...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

84 zones to contain Covid in Darjeeling district

Darjeeling district authorities have notified 84 containment zones in the Siliguri subdivision, 54 of which are in the Siliguri town, because of rising coronavirus cases. In Malda, where the number o...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.20

Banned app for scanning

Visva-Bharati continues to repose faith in a Chinese application that has been banned in the country as a “retaliatory measure” in the aftermath of the border conflict with China. &nb...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.20

ED seeks details of assets in Narada case

The Enforcement Directorate has sent mails to 11 Trinamul leaders, seeking details of their assets and income in the past seven years as a part of its ongoing probe into the Narada scam. The leaders,...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.20

4 held over attack on Trinamul councillor

Four youths have been arrested in connection with an alleged murder attempt on Champa Das, a Trinamul Congress Councillor at North Barrackpore municipality. Four bike-borne men had opened fire at Das...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.20

Bengal logs 25 deaths and 850 cases in a day

Bengal logged 25 deaths from Covid-19 on Tuesday as the state set record number of fatalities for five days in a row. The death toll went past 800 to touch 804 even as the total number of Covid-19 ca...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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