West Bengal

Matua threat to dump BJP over CAA delay

A senior leader of the All India Matua Mahasangha on Wednesday said the sect would withdraw its support to the...

11 TMC members freed, 3 ‘captors’ held

Police rescued all 11 abducted Trinamul members of Daulatnagar panchayat under Harishchandrapur-II block of th...

815 more cases, 14 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Wednesday logged 815 new Covid-19 cases, 811 recoveries and 14 deaths. Active cases fell by 10 to 1...

More waste disposal vehicles for Siliguri

The Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Wednesday introduced 22 vehicles which would be engaged by the con...

Third wave fear prompts push for more tests

The Bengal health department has directed all district administrations to increase the number of Covid-19 test...

Distress alert device a must on boats: Bengal

The Bengal government has made it mandatory for boats and trawlers out for deep-sea fishing to install distres...

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.21

BJP-ruled Assam lax on ST tag for Gorkhas

The BJP-led government at the Centre has revealed that Assam, a BJP-ruled state, has not recommended the inclusion of Gorkhas in the Scheduled Tribe list, although the saffron party has used this prom...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.21

HC asks Centre for vaccine details

Calcutta High Court on Monday asked the Centre to inform it how many vaccines it had sent to Bengal till date, specifying how many of them were Covishield and Covaxin doses. The division bench of Act...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.21

Sunderbans health workers armed with Covid kits

A voluntary organisation in the Sunderbans is equipping rural women to conduct basic health scans with instruments such as thermal guns and pulse oximeters to detect symptoms of Covid-19 faster. &ldq...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Hansnabad

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.21

Land-grab cry in Tagore town

Over a hundred landowners in Bolpur and Santiniketan have formed a committee and submitted a memorandum to the local land revenue office demanding action against the alleged growing instances of land-...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.21

Kid injured in blast, finger at BJP

A three-year-old girl suffered serious injuries when a crude bomb exploded in front of a BJP worker’s house at Indran village in North Dinajpur district on Monday afternoon. Police said Purnima...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.21

Bid to placate HS examinees

The top brass of the Bengal government has decided to depute officials to speak to unsuccessful higher secondary examinees across the state and assure them that their grievances will be addressed by J...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.21

Mumbai cops arrest con duo in Siliguri

A team of Mumbai police along with Siliguri Metropolitan Police raided a hotel on Bidhan Road and arrested two persons on Sunday night for allegedly duping Rs 2 crore from a Mumbai resident. The duo ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.21

BJP: Snoop probe has political purposes

However, several state BJP office-bearers admitted off the record that the surveillance allegation was an embarrassment for the party nationally as well as at the state level. Some of these leaders we...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.21

Mamata​ Banerjee reaches Delhi

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee reached New Delhi on Monday amid speculation about her attempt to unite the opposition ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.   For the first time since he...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.21

Pegasus: Congress workers arrested in Calcutta

Congress supporters today protested outside the Raj Bhavan in Calcutta, West Bengal, against the Pegasus row. Armed with placards and shouting slogans against the alleged tapping of phones of po...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta


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