West Bengal

CM seeks to corner BJP on statue faux pas

Mamata Banerjee on Monday pulled no punches against Union home minister Amit Shah and his party over their all...

ED notices to Trinamul leaders

The Enforcement Directorate has sent  notices to three Trinamul Congress leaders — Firhad Hakim, Pr...

Switch from TMC to BJP in Nandigram

The Trinamul Congress lost control of its second gram panchayat in East Midnapore, a district that had shaped ...

Drop in active Covid cases continues

Bengal on Monday reported a drop in total active Covid-19 cases for the 28th consecutive day as sources in the...

AIMIM face joins TMC to ‘foil’ Bihar poll rerun

Anwar Pasha, a prominent face of the Bengal unit of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen, along with sev...

Apolitical forum for Gorkhaland

An apolitical forum has been formed in Darjeeling to pursue the demand of Gorkhaland at a time the dynamics of...

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.20

Covid patient mix-up showcause

The state health directorate issued showcause notices to a doctor and two nurses of Khardah’s Balaram Hospital for dereliction of duty that led to a mix-up of names of two aged Covid patients, w...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.20

Lightweight deity for Covid safety

A 71-year-old Jagaddhatri Puja committee in Hooghly’s Chandernagore is worshipping a printed image of the idol this year to make it lightweight and ensure fewer people are involved in its immers...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Chandernagore

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.20

Tea workers seek state aid

Around 100 workers of a closed tea estate owned by the Duncan-Goenka Group in Alipurduar district and some leaders of the Trinamul-backed tea trade union walked up to the office of the assistant labou...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 23.11.20

TMC plan for 35 lakh jobs in 3 years

The Mamata Banerjee government is working on a detailed plan to generate 35 lakh employment opportunities over the next three years with a move by the Trinamul Congress to highlight the thrust on the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.11.20

Tribals seethe at Birsa Munda ‘insult’

Nearly 1,000 people from tribal communities in Bankura took out a protest rally here on Sunday against the alleged “undermining” of legendary tribal freedom fighter Birsa Munda by Union ho...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bankura

West Bengal  /  Published 23.11.20

Covid: active cases drop for 27th day

Bengal on Sunday reported a drop in its total active Covid-19 cases for the 27th consecutive day, aided by 3,726 recoveries that outnumbered 3,591 new infections detected, as the recovery rate rose to...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.11.20

Elephant calf rescued by foresters

Foresters rescued a male elephant calf that was loitering beside NH31C near here on Sunday morning. Sources said the calf seemed to have separated from the herd.  The calf was spotted by local ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 23.11.20

Mamata to attend PM’s vaccine meet

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will join a videoconference meeting on Tuesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold with the chief ministers of several states to discuss infrastructure needed fo...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.11.20

3 cops axed for ‘taking bribes’

Three East Midnapore policemen, including an assistant sub-inspector, were suspended on Friday after allegedly being caught taking bribes from a truck driver on the Egra-Kharagpur highway during a sur...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Contai

West Bengal  /  Published 23.11.20

TMC leader unhappy with Prashant team

A district Trinamul leader in Jalpaiguri associated with the party since its inception in 1998 expressed his displeasure at poll consultant Prashant Kishor and his agency I-PAC and asked if senior lea...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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