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 06.07.20

22 die of Covid-19 in a day, 524 recover

Bengal set another 24-hour record on Monday for the highest number of Covid-19 toll as 22 people died, of whom 10 were from Calcutta. The Covid-19 toll in the state rose to 779. On Monday, 861 new i...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

From job woes to tiger's jaws

The unemployment caused by months of lockdown, compounded by en masse return of thousands of migrant labourers, in South 24-Parganas has made a large number of people enter restricted tiger reserves t...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

Bengal: nod to Bangla import

Cargo trucks from Bangladesh rolled into Indian territory on Sunday through two land ports in North 24-Parganas, Petrapole and Ghojadanga, after 102 days, amid murmurs that the Mamata Banerjee governm...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Petrapole

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

Rail: 9 routes for private players

The railway ministry has offered nine routes to private players in the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) zone that covers most parts of north Bengal and the entire Northeast. This move is a part of th...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.20

4 named in attack on Trinamul councillor

Trinamul Congress councillor at North Barrackpore municipality Champa Das has named four persons for allegedly shooting at her from a close range on Saturday night. Four motorbike-borne youths fired ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.20

‘Bteam’ tag on Sangma party’s unit in north

Meghalaya chief minister and National People’s Party president Conrad K. Sangma announced the formation of the NPP’s north Bengal unit on Sunday to espouse the cause of the “marginal...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.20

3-hour hurry for Amphan aid list undid us: Panchayats

Panchayat officials in East Midnapore's Nandigram-I and II held the three hours given to them to draw up the list of beneficiaries and laxity of block officials to verify names responsible for mas...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.20

Girl killed in sleep, spurned lover held

A 20-year-old college girl was murdered while she was asleep at home late on Saturday night allegedly by her ex-boyfriend. Murshida Khatun, a resident of Salua in Daulatabad, and a first-year student...
By Alamgir Hossain in Daulatabad

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.20

13 held for Kultali clash

The SUCI in South 24 Parganas’ Kultali has put on hold its ongoing protests against alleged Amphan aid malpractices following the clash on early Saturday morning in Maipith. Trinamul youth lead...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Kultali

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.20

Centres to prepare youths for police jobs

The district police opened six centres — one at the district police lines here and others at five police stations — on Sunday to train youths who are interested in joining state and centra...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar


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