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West Bengal Guv calls upon CM Mamata Banerjee to furnish information regarding Pegasus
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 27, 2022 1:21:05 PM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday called upon state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to furnish information with regards to July 26 Pegasus notification. ... read..


 
Trinamool Congress to move Election Commission over issues concerning Goa polls
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 26, 2022 11:20:39 PM IST
A four-member delegation of All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) will visit the Election Commission on Thursday to discuss key issues in connection with upcoming assembly polls in Goa. ... read..


 
Kolkata: Now you can enjoy food inside Tram
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 26, 2022 10:50:21 PM IST
Tram had been an important mode of transportation in the 19th century in Calcutta (now Kolkata). As people of Kolkata started opting for fast-moving modes of transport, the tram had begun to lose its relevance with fewer passengers boarding it. ... read..


 
Kolkata: After Centre's rejection, tableau on Netaji showcased on Red Road during Republic Day parade
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 26, 2022 12:51:14 PM IST
After the Centre's rejection, a tableau on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was displayed at the 73rd Republic Day parade on Kolkata's Red Road on Wednesday. ... read..


 
Former Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee refuses Padma Bhushan
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 25, 2022 10:51:15 PM IST
Former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has refused the Padma Bhushan award which was announced by the central government on Tuesday. ... read..


 
Lt Gen RP Katila appointed as Eastern Army Command chief
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 25, 2022 9:21:23 PM IST
Lieutenant General RP Kalita was on Tuesday appointed as the new Eastern Army Command chief in Kolkata. ... read..


 
Picnic politics of rebel leaders keeping Bengal BJP on tenterhooks
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2022 7:45:09 PM IST
On Sunday, when Joy Prakash Majumdar and Ritesh Tiwari were handed over the show cause letter for anti-party activities, the two rebel BJP leaders were in a picnic with Union Minister of state for Shipping Santanu Thakur at Gobardanga in North 24 Parganas ... read..


 
Democracy in deep peril in Bengal, governance away from constitutional norms: Governor Dhankhar
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 25, 2022 3:20:43 PM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday said that democracy is in deep peril in the state adding that the governance is also away from constitutional norms. ... read..


 
BJP temporarily suspends two showcaused leaders in Bengal
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2022 6:45:08 AM IST
Within 24 hours after sending showcause letters to two BJP leaders in West Bengal -- Joy Prakash Majumdar and Ritesh Tiwari -- the saffron party has suspended them temporarily. ... read..


 
West Bengal takes market loan for third time this month
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
The precarious financial condition of West Bengal again came to the fore when the state took a loan for the third time in this month, making it evident that it is struggling hard to negotiate the expenses caused by the social schemes launched by Chief Min ... read..


 
Intelligence alert for a possible Maoist attack in Bengal
Kolkata | Monday, 2022 6:15:09 PM IST
The state intelligence department has sent an alert to all the districts, particularly to the Railways of a possible Maoist attack in several railway stations across the state on the Republic Day. The alert also says that there can be an attack on the rul ... read..


 
Trinamool, BJP trade blame for scuffle at Netaji statue garlanding
Kolkata | Monday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
The scuffle between West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and BJP over garlanding the statue of Netaji SubhashChandra Bose on his 125th birth anniversary on Sunday at Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas snowballed into a political controversy with both partie ... read..


 
Bangla Pokkho' urges Modi to form Bengal Regiment in Indian Army
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 23, 2022 11:20:28 PM IST
Bangla Pokkho, a Bengali nationalist group, wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to form a Bengal Regiment in the Indian Army, terming it a long-standing demand. ... read..


 
We are bringing Planning Commission in Bengal: CM Mamata Banerjee on 125th birth anniversary of Netaji
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 23, 2022 7:50:35 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during a public event marking the 125th birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose in Kolkata on Sunday said the state government is bringing back the Planning Commission conceptualised by the freedom fighter. ... read..


 
Mamata urges Centre to announce Netajis's birthday as National Holiday
Kolkata | Sunday, 2022 6:15:08 PM IST
Paying tribute to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his 125th birthday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urged the central government to declare his birth anniversary, January 23, as National Holiday. ... read..


 
'Had Bengal not been there, country's Independence would not have been achieved': Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 23, 2022 3:20:34 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said that 'had Bengal not been there, country's Independence would not have been achieved.' ... read..


 
Mamata Banerjee questions indifferent attitude of Centre towards West Bengal over Netaji's tableau
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 23, 2022 3:20:22 PM IST
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that the Centre is building Subhas Chandra Bose's statue in Delhi at the same time when it rejected West Bengal's tableau, depicting the role of Netaji in Indian Freedom struggle highlighting the indifferent attitude of ... read..


 
West Bengal govt disburses Covid relief in record time
Kolkata | Sunday, 2022 2:45:09 PM IST
Few days before the Supreme Court pulled up several states for discrepancies in Covid death record and low disbursement of compensation, West Bengal recorded more than 80 per cent disbursement of compensation of the 91 per cent claims received by the stat ... read..


 
Mamata Banerjee urges Centre to declare Netaji's birth anniversary as national holiday
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 23, 2022 9:20:28 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday appealed to the Central Government to declare Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birth anniversary as a national holiday. ... read..


 
Mumbai couple arrested in Kolkata for raping, blackmailing woman
Kolkata | Sunday, 2022 5:15:07 AM IST
Mumbai Police with the help their Kolkata counterparts arrested a couple --Syed Yousuf Jamal and his wife Naaz Syed -- from a hotel in New Market area of Kolkata for allegedly raping a woman for six years and blacking her with the videos of the incidents. ... read..


 
World Bank approves loan of $125mn to Bengal govt
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
In a significant recognition to the social welfare schemes launched by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the World Bank has approved a loan of $125 million (nearly Rs 1,000 crore) for inclusive social protection. ... read..


 
Trinamool to go for organisational polls in next 2 months
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 6:15:08 PM IST
At a time when West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is going for her overzealous plan to reach beyond the boundaries of the state, Trinamool Congress for the first time since its inception in 1998 has decided to go for an organisational election - a ... read..


 
AKLF 2022 off to a flying start
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
The much-awaited 13th Edition of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival has started off on January 21, and is to go on till January 23. ... read..


 
Bengal govt looking for land to build new airport near Kolkata
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 2:15:08 AM IST
Considering the huge pressure on the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here, the West Bengal government is looking for land to develop a new airport in or around Kolkata. ... read..


 
Netaji's family welcomes Centre's decision to install his statue at India Gate marking his 125th birth anniversary
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 21, 2022 11:50:07 PM IST
The Bose family in Kolkata appreciated the Government of India's (GoI) decision to install a statue of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at the India Gate on the occasion of his 125th birth anniversary. ... read..


 
Drunk man kills two brothers in West Bengal's Hooghly district
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 10:15:08 PM IST
A 45-year-old man allegedly in an inebriated condition stabbed to death two brothers who were his neighbours at Singur in West Bengal's Hooghly district on Friday morning. Police arrested the man and are investigating the matter. ... read..


 
CAB congratulates Abhishek Porel for joining Indian squad in West Indies for U19 World Cup
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 21, 2022 9:50:25 PM IST
Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) congratulated wicketkeeper batsman Abhishek Porel, after the latter was called to join Indian squad as a back up in West Indies for the U-19 Men's Cricket World Cup. ... read..


 
TMC asks party MLA Madan Mitra to stay away from social media
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 21, 2022 7:50:13 PM IST
Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Madan Mitra has been directed by the party to stay away from social media after several of his controversial posts went viral. ... read..


 
Infighting in Bengal BJP: Now complaint against Union Minister Santanu Thakur
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 7:45:08 PM IST
The infighting within the BJP reached a flashpoint after the state unit filed a complaint against Union Minister of State Santanu Thakur and the rebel leaders to the central leadership for fuelling anti-party activities. It has been learnt that the state ... read..


 
Bandhan Bank Q3 net profit rises 35.7 per cent to Rs 859 crore
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 21, 2022 7:21:46 PM IST
Private sector lender Bandhan Bank on Friday said its net profit surged by 35.7 per cent to Rs 859 crore for the third quarter of the current financial year as compared with Rs 632.6 crore profit recorded in the corresponding quarter of 2020-21. ... read..


 
ECI to supply EVMs to Bengal SEC for municipal polls
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
Considering the shortage of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) for the upcoming Municipal polls in West Bengal, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has decided to supply EVMs to the State Election Commission (SEC). ... read..


 
13th Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival goes virtual, starts Jan 21
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
The three-day 13th Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF2022), which will held in a virtual mode on January 21-23, will celebrate the written word with a splendid line-up of authors, journalists, influencers, thinkers, poets, international best-selling ... read..


 
Mamata again writes to PM flagging Centre's proposal to amend IAS cadre rules
Kolkata | Thursday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the second time in a week expressing her 'strong' reservations to the Centre's proposal to amend the IAS (Cadre) Rules, 1954. ... read..


 
Calcutta HC lawyers write to SC accusing senior advocate Kalyan Bandopadhyay of 'misconduct' as member of Bar
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 20, 2022 4:50:55 PM IST
Calcutta High Court lawyers on Monday wrote to the Supreme Court of India, Chief Justice of Calcutta HC and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee demanding stern visible steps against senior advocate and MP Kalyan Bandopadhyay for speaking ill about ... read..


 
West Bengal legislative assembly hears Mukul Roy's defection case, next hearing on January 28
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 19, 2022 10:50:20 PM IST
Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy's defection case was heard before the West Bengal Legislative Assembly on Wednesday where the Speaker observed that they will abide by the Supreme Court's order in Roy's case. ... read..


 
W.Bengal to use Netaji tableau in state Republic Day parade
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2022 11:45:08 PM IST
After the Centre rejected its tableau for the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, the West Bengal government has decided to showcase the same tableau commemorating the contributions of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and his INA on his 125th birth anniversary in ... read..


 
Netaji's grand nephew says tableau row could have been avoided
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 18, 2022 10:50:14 PM IST
Chandra Kumar Bose, Subhash Chandra Bose's grandnephew on Tuesday said that the controversy over the rejection of West Bengal's tableau in the Republic Day parade could have been avoided. ... read..


 
UP polls: Mamata Banerjee to extend support to SP, to hold press conference with Akhilesh on Feb 8
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 18, 2022 9:21:02 PM IST
Samajwadi Party Vice-president Kiranmoy Nanda on Tuesday held a meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and said that she would visit Lucknow on February 8 and extend her "outside" support to Akhilesh Yadav in the upcoming Assembly electio ... read..


 
Bengali cartoonist, writer and illustrator Narayan Debnath no more
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2022 6:15:08 PM IST
Famous Bengali cartoonist Narayan Debnath passed away at a South Kolkata nursing home on Tuesday morning. He was admitted to hospital several times last year and was suffering from age related ailments including kidney and heart problems. The state govern ... read..


 
Fire breaks out at Kolkata's Park show cinema hall
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 18, 2022 4:52:03 PM IST
A fire broke out at Kolkata's Park show cinema hall on Tuesday. ... read..


 
Legendary cartoonist Narayan Debnath passes away, Mamata Banerjee mourns his demise
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 18, 2022 2:50:45 PM IST
As the legendary cartoonist Narayan Debnath passed away after a prolonged illness at the age of 97, on Tuesday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee mourned his demise with a social media tribute for the late Padma Shri awardee. ... read..


 
Online trial of inmates at Kolkata correctional home
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST
In an effort to keep the trials of the prisoners moving without getting them infected by the Covid virus, the state correctional home administration has decided to start online trial of inmates experimentally at Presidency Correctional Home in Kolkata. Th ... read..


 
West Bengal eases COVID restrictions, allows gyms to operate with 50 pc capacity
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 17, 2022 10:51:16 PM IST
West Bengal government has decided to ease COVID-19 restrictions in the state from January 18. ... read..


 
West Bengal sees fall in Covid cases
Kolkata | Monday, 2022 6:45:08 PM IST
With strict restrictions in place, the number of Covid-19 infections has reduced significantly in West Bengal, as per the state health department. ... read..


 
Theatre personality Shaoli Mitra passes away
Kolkata | Monday, 2022 7:45:07 AM IST
Shaoli Mitra, famous theatre personality and daughter of 'legendary' Sambhu Mitra and Tripti Mitra, passed away at her Kolkata residence on Sunday evening. She was 74 and was suffering from age related ailments for long. ... read..


 
Netaji's family welcomes GoI's decision to begin Republic Day celebration from Jan 23
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 15, 2022 10:51:11 PM IST
Subhash Chandra Bose's family on Saturday welcomed the Central Government's decision to start the Republic Day celebrations every year from January 23 instead of January 24 to include the birth anniversary of freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. ... read..


 
Bengal: Polling in four civic bodies deferred till Feb 12
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 10:15:08 PM IST
Accepting the recommendation of the Calcutta High Court to defer the election due to the rising Covid cases in West Bengal, the state election commission (SEC) has cancelled the earlier dates, and announced that the election will be held on February 12, a ... read..


 
Election for 4 Bengal Municipal Corporations likely to be deferred
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 6:45:07 PM IST
A Day after the Calcutta High Court asked the West Bengal Election Commission (SEC) to consider postponing of elections in four Municipal Corporations scheduled on January 22, the state government has written to the state poll body that they don't have an ... read..


 
West Bengal: BJP writes to State Election Commission seeking postponement of civic polls amid surge in COVID cases
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 15, 2022 3:19:54 AM IST
In view of the surge in COVID-19 cases, the West Bengal BJP on Friday wrote to the State Election Commission (SEC) requesting to postpone the municipality elections for a month. ... read..


 
IPL 2022: Kolkata Knight Riders appoint Bharat Arun as bowling coach
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
Former India bowling coach Bharat Arun has been appointed to take up the same role for two-time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders, said the franchise on Friday ahead of the 2022 season. Arun, who played two Tests and four ODIs for India, takes over the ... read..


 
Bengal train accident: Death toll reaches 9, Railway Minister visits spot
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 5:45:07 PM IST
The death count in the Guwahati-Bikaner Express train accident in north Bengal climbed to nine and the officials said tracks have been cleared for traffic. Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw arrived at the spot on Friday. ... read..


 
IPL 2022: KKR appoint Bharat Arun as bowling coach
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 14, 2022 4:20:48 PM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Friday announced that Bharat Arun would be joining the franchise as their bowling coach ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. ... read..


 
Death toll in Bengal train mishap rises to six (2nd Ld)
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 5:15:08 AM IST
At least six people are feared dead while around 67 persons have been injured after 12 coaches of Guwahati-Bikaner Express derailed in Domohani area in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district on Thursday afternoon. ... read..


 
Four killed in major train accident in north Bengal (Lead)
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 2:45:08 AM IST
At least four persons died and more than 40 passengers were injured when 12 coaches of the Bikaner-Guwahati Express (15633) derailed in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district. Prime Minister Narendra Modi who was in a meeting with the chief ministers of the st ... read..


 
Three killed, many injured in Bengal train accident
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
Three people were killed and several injured after four bogies of the Bikaner Express derailed in North Bengal on Thursday evening. The railway authorities have announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the families of those killed and Rs 1 lakh for the se ... read..


 
Drugs worth 10 cr seized in Siliguri, six arrested
Kolkata | Thursday, 2022 10:15:09 PM IST
In a major haul, the Special Task Force and the Special Operations Group have recovered drugs mainly Brown Sugar worth around Rs 10 crore from Siliguri. ... read..


 
West Bengal CM, Governor express concern over Jalpaiguri train accident
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 13, 2022 8:19:58 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday expressed "deep concern" over the tragic accident involving Bikaner-Guwahati Express train in the state in which three persons were killed and at least 20 injured. ... read..


 
Customs officials intercept 2 passengers at Kolkata airport, seized gold paste worth approx Rs 66 lakh
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 13, 2022 1:50:35 PM IST
Customs officials on Thursday intercepted two passengers at Kolkata airport on arrival from Dubai and seized 1.6 kilograms of gold paste worth approximately Rs 66 lakhs. ... read..


 
Suvendu Adhikari hits back at Mamata after HC drops his name from Gangasagar panel
Kolkata | Thursday, 2022 4:15:07 AM IST
A day after the Calcutta High Court -- accepting the plea of the state government -- removed the name of Suvendu Adhikari from the expert committee formed to monitor the preparedness for Gangasagar Mela, the BJP Leader of the Opposition on Wednesday hit b ... read..


 
Bengal govt reeling under Covid wave
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2022 6:15:08 PM IST
With more than one-fifth of the government employees testing positive in the last seven days, the state general administration is reeling under extreme pressure to discharge the regular duties even amidst the third Covid wave in the state. ... read..


 
BJP doesn't follow Swami Vivekananda's ideology, indulges in divisive policy: West Bengal Minister on National Youth Festival
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 12, 2022 5:50:21 PM IST
Attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), West Bengal minister Firhad Hakim on Wednesday said that the ruling party at the Centre is celebrating National Youth Festival but does not follow the ideology of Swami Vivekananda and indulged in divisive polic ... read..


 
Dhankhar again summons CS, DGP to Raj Bhawan on Wednesday (Ld)
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2022 4:15:07 AM IST
Expressing his displeasure over Chief Secretary Hari Krishna Dwivedi and DGP Manoj Malviya 'skipping' a meeting scheduled with him at 5 pm on Monday, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday asked the two top state government officials to be prese ... read..


 
Dhankhar seeks clarification after CS, DGP 'skip' meeting with Guv
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2022 10:45:07 PM IST
Expressing his displeasure, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday sought clarification from Chief Secretary Hari Krishna Dwivedi and DGP Manoj Malviya for 'skipping' a meeting scheduled with him at 5 pm on Monday. ... read..


 
WB municipal polls: HC seeks State EC's affidavit within 48 hours on COVID containment zones
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 11, 2022 9:50:39 PM IST
Ahead of the West Bengal municipal polls, Calcutta High Court on Tuesday directed the State Election Commission to submit an affidavit within 48 hours to inform it about the number of containment zones in poll-bound areas and the number of officials to be ... read..


 
West Bengal reports 21,098 new COVID cases, 19 deaths
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 11, 2022 9:50:24 PM IST
West Bengal reported 21,098 new COVID cases and 19 deaths on Tuesday. ... read..


 
West Bengal reports 24,287 new COVID cases, 18 deaths
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 9, 2022 10:20:41 PM IST
West Bengal on Sunday logged 24,287 new COVID cases taking the total active cases in the state to 78,111, stated the Health Bulletin. ... read..


 
Kolkata Police launches whatsApp number for complaint registration
Kolkata | Sunday, 2022 6:45:07 PM IST
With the sudden steep rise in the Covid cases in Kolkata and adjacent areas affecting not only the common people but a section of the police force too, the Kolkata Police have introduced WhatsApp numbers for all the police stations so that the people can ... read..


 
Dhankhar summons CS, DGP over incident involving Suvendu Adhikari
Kolkata | Sunday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday summoned Chief Secretary Hari Krishna Dwivedi and Director General of Police (DGP) Manoj Malaviya to brief him on an incident involving BJP Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari, in which he was allegedly ... read..


 
EC's restrictions on political rallies, roadshows should have been in force till end of elections: TMC
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 9, 2022 12:49:38 AM IST
Following the Election Commission's (EC) announcement of the schedule for the upcoming Assembly polls in five states, Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Sukhendu Sekhar Ray said that EC's restrictions on political rallies and roadshows should have been in force ... read..


 
Bengal may impose total lockdown amid Covid surge
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 8:15:10 PM IST
With more than 73,000 new Covid-19 registered in the last seven days, speculations are rife that West Bengal, which has already announced formation of micro-containment zones, might impose a full lockdown curb the unprecedented spike. ... read..


 
Virtual inauguration of Kolkata cancer institute turns controversial
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
The virtual inauguration ceremony of the Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute (CNCI) campus in Kolkata's Rajarhat area through video conferencing where both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee were present turned controversi ... read..


 
Calcutta HC allows Gangasagar Mela with Covid restrictions
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
After much deliberation, the Calcutta High Court on Friday allowed the state government to organise the Gangasagar Mela amid the fresh surge in Covid-19 cases. However, the court has imposed certain restrictions and asked the state government to act upon ... read..


 
Only 250 people allowed in outdoor meetings for Kolkata municipal polls: Election Commission
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 7, 2022 10:49:46 PM IST
West Bengal Election Commission on Friday modified the guidelines for municipal corporation election campaigning in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases. ... read..


 
COVID patients in Kolkata given fruit basket with 'Get Well Soon' message from Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 7, 2022 9:50:08 PM IST
Amid a surge in the COVID-19 cases, the West Bengal government is reaching out to the infected patients in Kolkata with a fruit basket having a "Get Well Soon" message from Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. ... read..


 
Centre, state should work together for public benefit, says Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 7, 2022 9:20:13 PM IST
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated the second campus of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute (CNCI) in West Bengal's Kolkata, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said the state and the Central government should wor ... read..


 
Calcutta HC asks State Election Commission to submit affidavit whether it can conduct municipal corporation polls
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 7, 2022 7:20:34 PM IST
Calcutta High Court on Friday asked West Bengal State Election Commission to submit an affidavit to inform whether the four municipal corporation elections can be conducted or not on January 22. ... read..


 
Calcutta High Court gives nod to hold Gangasagar Mela
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 7, 2022 5:50:57 PM IST
The Calcutta High Court has given go-ahead to Gangasagar Mela on Friday with certain conditions after the State Government decided to go ahead with the Ganga Sagar Mela after taking necessary measures to contain COVID-19. ... read..


 
West Bengal BJP delegation meets Governor Dhankhar, submits memorandum to President over PM's security breach
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 7, 2022 5:50:53 AM IST
West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation led by party state chief Sukanta Majumdar called on Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday and submitted a memorandum to President Ram Nath Kovind regarding the security breach during Prime Minister Naren ... read..


 
COVID: Omicron is highly transmissible but mild variant, says expert
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 7, 2022 5:50:48 AM IST
Omicron variant of coronavirus is highly transmissible but milder variant than Delta, said an expert from Kolkata Hospital. ... read..


 
Bengal CM rebukes her brother for not abiding by Covid rules
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
Rebuking her brother for moving around outside with Covid patients at home, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that the government might impose stricter rules if the number of Covid cases in the state don't come down. ... read..


 
Derek O'Brien says 'Tek Fog' app could jeopardise national security, seeks discussion by Standing Committee on Home
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 7, 2022 12:50:21 AM IST
Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien on Thursday wrote to Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home, for discussion concerning app 'Tek Fog' saying "usage of manipulative technologies is a severe danger to national and citizens' secur ... read..


 
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