Expressing concern about alleged fiscal irregularities, Jagdeep Dhankhar, in a series of tweets on Saturday, said a claim had been made that the investment generated on the ground was less than the amount spent organising the event every year
Local TMC leaders accused Rahim Mondal, the husband of the local panchayat head who had switched over to the ruling party from CPM, of being the mastermind behind the attack.
Health officials warn of steep virus curve if people keep defying protocols.
Another senior party leader said the three front-runners might be asked to share the leadership role.
The imam of Nakhoda mosque, one of the oldest and the biggest mosques in West Bengal, had earlier requested people to stay indoors during the Bakrid celebrations.
According to sources, the accused allegedly charged Sinha Rs 2,000 and provided a false, handwritten report on an ICMR form. Other medical institutions rejected it.
“We have nothing to do with the meeting. We will attend a meeting where permanent political solution is discussed along with incorporation of11 Gorkha communities in on ST list,” said pro-BJP GJM leader Roshan Giri.
Groomed by Congress leaders like A B A Ghani Khan Chowdhury, Mitra became the youngest MLA in the state from Sealdah seat in 1972. He was 31. Except in 1977, Mitra continued to win the Sealdah seat from 1982 to 2006.
After the body of a 52-year-old BJP worker was found hanging from a tree in Ghoramara area of South 24 Parganas district on Thursday, his family alleged that he was killed by local Trinamool Congress leaders. Police, on the other hand, said that they have found a handwritten “suicide note” from Goutam Patra’s body and […]
The state government had on Tuesday announced seven dates in August when a complete lockdown across the state will be enforced. The list of dates included August 5.
A relative of Das said, “He was called for a meeting by local TMC leaders in the morning. Since then, he was missing.” His family tried look for him but failed.
In July, the average number of deaths in the fourth week doubled in comparison to the first. However, experts said in July, due to an increase in caseload, the death figures shot up.
During an online programme where the prime minister inaugurated new COVID-19 testing facilities in West Bengal, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, Banerjee alleged that "a few people holding constitutional posts" are disturbing the state government regularly, apparently hinting at Dhankhar.
In a letter to Banerjee, the Governor said, “I am stunned and shocked, as are many, at your observation yesterday.”
The current upswing in the discharge rate has occurred despite the state adding over 2,000 cases every day since July 18.
West Bengal Lockdown Guidelines & Rules: However, exceptions have been made for religious festivals and national holidays such as Bakri Eid, Rakhshabandhan, and Independence Day.
The body was disposed only after the intervention of local MLA and State Education Minister Partha Chatterjee.
Earlier this month, Dhankhar had said the education system in the state was “politically caged”.
“I never saw the PM not cooperating, but some people in constitutional positions are continuously disturbing the state, and are not cooperating," CM said.
According to the government, 3,528 people are still in government quarantine and 34,912 people are in home isolation. There are 1,403 people in safe homes.
“If we utilise all the money from the state disaster relief fund for post-cyclone restoration work, how are we supposed to fight the pandemic? When floods will come in the state, what will we do then? There is a need for a separate fund to fight the pandemic. I request you to look into it,” Banerjee told Modi.
More than 75 per cent of the cases were from Kolkata; its adjoining districts North 24 Parganas, Howrah and South 24 Parganas; and Hooghly.
According to his wife, Alpana Dutta, he was kept at a ward reportedly for Covid-19 patients. However, as his condition deteriorated he was referred to a hospital in Kolkata.
The campaign, Shoja Banglay Bolchi (speaking in straightforward Bengali), will be a video series that will be shared on social media platforms for three days a week.
However, the test-positivity rate was a high 7.29 per cent, remaining a concern for the health authorities in the state.