April 08, 2020 4:25 am
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said migrant workers who wanted to return to the state after the lockdown would be kept in quarantine as a precaution.
April 07, 2020 2:53 am
The CM announced to set up an advisory board under Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee to combat the economic slowdown brought about by the novel coronavirus pandemic.
April 04, 2020 5:09 am
Departments will not be allowed to purchase new vehicles, computers, IT accessories, furnitures, air-conditioners, water coolers, TVs, and other office equipment.
April 04, 2020 5:00 am
While at least seven persons, who tested positive for COVID-19, have died in the state, the Chief Minister stuck to only three coronavirus-related deaths in the state.
April 03, 2020 9:12 pm
"What Bengal has done during the lockdown is a model. Despite huge losses, we have disbursed salaries on the first of this month. And we are proud of it," West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said.
April 02, 2020 1:05 pm
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, however, criticised the organisation, saying it had “damaged the country” and asking people to stay away from it.
March 29, 2020 6:31 am
The PM also appreciated the steps taken by the state government to prevent the spread of COVID-19, sources said. A source in the administration said Banerjee had also sought the Centre’s help to fight coronavirus in the state.
March 26, 2020 7:17 pm
Mamata Banerjee drew out circles on the road, chalking out positions at one-meter distance where consumers in queue must wait for their orders.
March 25, 2020 3:21 pm
“Those working in the unorganised sector can apply for the scheme between April 15 and 30,” Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said.
March 21, 2020 2:43 am
This came hours after West Bengal reported its second case of COVID-19. A 22-year-old Kolkata resident who recently returned from the UK tested positive for the infection, a state government official said.v
January 12, 2020 5:28 pm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his second day in Kolkata, paid tribute to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary at the Belur Math, the headquarters of Ramakrishna Mission.
January 11, 2020 11:24 pm
Modi on his arrival was greeted at the NSC Bose International Airport by Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, city Mayor and state Municipal Affairs Minister Firhad Hakim, West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh and other senior BJP leaders.
November 22, 2019 10:26 pm
Hasina and Banerjee share a very cordial relation and have mutual respect for each other, sources at the Bangladesh Prime Minister’s Office said.
July 14, 2019 6:41 am
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday walked in a rally to spread awareness on water wastage among public.
July 04, 2019 6:47 pm
Mamata Banerjee pulled the chariot of Lord Jagannath at the rath yatra, where Nusrat Jahan was a special invitee.
February 06, 2019 9:47 am
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is holding an indefinite protest following the CBI's attempt to interrogate Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar
July 21, 2018 1:38 pm
In Photos: The Martyrs’ Day rally is organised by the party every year on July 21 in the memory of 13 Youth Congress activists killed in police firing in 1993 during the Left Front regime in West Bengal.
May 17, 2018 6:17 pm
The ruling Trinamool Congress is all set for a clean sweep in the three-tier West Bengal panchayat polls, the counting for which began on Thursday morning amid tight security.
August 13, 2017 6:15 pm
Independence Day will be celebrated across the country on August 15. India achieved Independence from colonial rule in 1947. At the stroke of the midnight, Jawaharlal Nehru, who went on to become the first PM of India, raised the tricolour above Lahori Gate of the Red Fort in Delhi. From that day, the tradition was repeated each year.
June 17, 2017 6:50 pm
On the third day of the indefinite strike, Darjeeling and the surrounding hills in northern Bengal turned into a war zone.
February 04, 2019 4:40 pm
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is holding an indefinite protest following the CBI's attempt to interrogate the Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar.
November 26, 2018 6:37 pm
Bengal FM Amit Mitra talks about demonetisation, the problems with GST, failing Centre-state relations, the need for protecting and building institutions such as the RBI and CBI, investments in the state, and what the BJP “doesn’t get about Bengal".
November 01, 2018 1:35 pm
Union Minister Uma Bharti has said that leaders across party lines must come together and sort out the Ayodhya dispute through dialogue. She also said that those in the government want to build a temple at the disputed site but will need support from
September 17, 2018 8:05 pm
Over 60 firefighters were pressed into service even as the fire at Kolkata's Bagree market continued to spread. Congested lanes and lack of firefighting mechanism made the task for firefighters extremely difficult. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i
September 05, 2018 6:11 am
At least one person was killed and 25 others injured in south Kolkata after a portion of the Majherhat bridge collapsed on Tuesday. The rescuers did not find anyone trapped in the debris overnight, but a police officer said clearance operations was
August 03, 2018 6:04 am
With 40 lakh people being left out of the Assam NRC, there is a huge debate on what their future is. Here's a look at what the Assam NRC is and how the government is addressing the controversies.
July 29, 2018 6:33 am
Sugata Bose, TMC MP from West Bengal and a prominent historian has been critical of the government in the Parliament. At Idea Exchange, he expresses concern over the ‘poison of religious hatred’ being spread and discusses many pressing issues.
August 17, 2017 2:19 pm
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January 04, 2017 12:21 pm
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