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Bengal Govt revises lockdown dates for the fourth time, Oppn calls it farce

August 04, 2020 5:21 am

This is for the fourth time that the state government has revised the August dates of the lockdown that was introduced last month to check the spread of coronavirus in the state.

Central teams say Bengal not helping; Maharashtra wants trains for migrants

April 22, 2020 7:25 am

Citing frequent lockdown violations in certain states, the Home Ministry had on Sunday said teams would be sent to the Opposition-ruled states of West Bengal, Maharashtra and Rajasthan, besides Madhya Pradesh.

Identify symptomatic people, ramp up testing: Abhijit’s suggestions to Mamata

April 08, 2020 2:22 am

During the interaction with Mamata, Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee suggested that the state use its network to survey groups of people with fever or cough, followed by rapid testing and isolation.

Mamta Banerjee: BJP resorting to politics of killing

August 29, 2018 5:15 am

The chief minister also criticised the BJP for “showing disrespect” to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee by taking out ‘Asthi Kalash’ Yatras.

Mamta Banerjee on lateral entry recruitment: No objection to talent joining Centre...but wider debate needed

June 13, 2018 12:18 am

The Centre's move has already triggered a political controversy with opposition parties slamming it. Mamata Banerjee is the latest to join the debate.

Mamata Banerjee urges people to curb plastic pollution

June 05, 2018 1:46 pm

India is the global host of 2018 World Environment Day celebrations. With "Beat Plastic Pollution" as the theme for this year's edition, countries would be coming together to combat this particular environmental concern.

Delhi air pollution: Shame to see cricketers wear masks, says Mamata Banerjee

December 05, 2017 1:38 am

On the second day of the third Test, Sri Lankan players were seen wearing masks while fielding. Two Sri Lankan fast bowlers had to leave the field following breathing difficulties.

West Bengal communal clashes: BJP MLA Raja Singh asks Hindus to respond like they did in Gujarat

July 09, 2017 1:08 pm

In a video message posted on Twitter, the MLA from Hyderabad can be seen saying, "Today, Hindus are not safe in the West Bengal state. Hindus in Bengal should respond to people involved in communal violence as Hindus in Gujarat did. Otherwise, soon Bengal will turn into Bangladesh." He also asks 'Bengal Tigers' to awake and unite in order to protect themselves.

West Bengal government trying to malign Governor's office to divert attention: BJP

July 06, 2017 6:15 pm

Kailash Vijayvergiya said, "The Trinamool Congress is verbally attacking the governor and trying to malign his office in order to divert attention from the communal violence and its failure to control the situation. In doing so, it has stopped to a new low."

West Bengal communal clashes: Mamata appeals for peace, BJP demands President's rule

July 05, 2017 10:33 pm

An objectionable Facebook post allegedly put by a class X student on Monday is what is said to be the trigger of communal clashes in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district. While the police arrested the accused on the same day and remanded him to the police custody for four days, dozens of shops and houses were vandalised by a mob.


Bengal civic polls: Trinamool Congress shows its grip on state with clean sweep

October 10, 2015 10:20 pm

The victories reiterate the Trinamool Congress’ continuing hold over urban electorate.

Narendra Modi begins Bangladesh Tour, launches bus services between two countries

June 07, 2015 8:23 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today began his historic two-day visit to Bangladesh.