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Cyclone 'Bulbul' caused Rs 23,811 cr losses: WB govt tells visiting central team

November 16, 2019 10:35 pm

"The state has incurred a total loss of Rs 23,811 crore in the three districts ravaged by cyclone Bulbul where over 35 lakhs of people have been directly affected. A total of 5,17,535 houses were damaged in the cyclone," a senior official said, quoting from the report.

West Bengal: Govt announces Rs 2L compensation each for kin of those killed in cracker bursting

October 30, 2019 4:37 am

The two persons were killed in separate incidents in Kolkata on Sunday night. Two persons were arrested in this connection.

Bengal: Tallah bridge under repair, 42 buses to be diverted from today

July 01, 2020 8:11 pm

“Nearly 50 bus routes will be affected. Hopefully, there won’t be much difficulties as other modes of tranport will be available for people. They can take Metro, trains etc,” said Deputy Commissioner (Traffic) Santosh Pandey.

CM Mamata Banerjee yet to follow up on promise of land, says Swapna Barman

September 26, 2019 8:49 pm

Swapna Barman was promised a plot of land by the West Bengal government, which would be close to the SAI complex so that her training would be facilitated, after she won a gold medal at the Asian Games last year.

Bengal Education Minister orders probe after BJP MP claims school served boiled rice, salt to students for mid-day meals

August 20, 2019 1:04 am

BJP leader Locket Chatterjee hinted that a local Trinamool Congress leader could be behind the goof up.

60,000 panchayat members’ pay hiked in West Bengal

July 23, 2019 4:04 am

The state has 825 zilla parishad members, 9,217 panchayat samiti members and 48,649 gram panchayat members.

Those losing polls carry uncivilised conduct forward: Bhagwat's jibe at Bengal govt

June 16, 2019 10:12 pm

Bhagwat, however, didn’t make it clear if he meant the Centre should use its power or the West Bengal government should.

Summer vacation cut short, West Bengal schools to reopen on June 10

May 31, 2019 4:12 am

State Education Minister Partha Chatterjee in a Facebook post said, “Summer vacation as notified has been amended. The schools — primary, secondary will reopen on June 10, 2019. P.S. Necessary notice will be issued by the education department, secondary cell.”

Supreme Court fines Bengal government Rs 20 lakh after film pulled out of theatres

April 12, 2019 1:24 am

The producer, Indibily Creative, had approached the SC, stating the film was suddenly pulled out of cinemas on February 16, a day after its release, and some of the exhibitors had attributed this to pressure from “higher authorities”.

Ensure no obstruction to screening of film: SC to West Bengal govt

March 16, 2019 5:47 am

The court was hearing a plea by the film’s producers Indibily Creative Pvt Ltd and the company’s directors Kalyanmoy Chatterjee and Indira Unninayar seeking its intervention.