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Bengal Governor seeks expense details of business meet from government

August 3, 2020 2:49:12 pm

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

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Bengal: Trinamool leader killed in Bankura, 3 detained

August 3, 2020 2:47:13 pm

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.

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Bengal: Covid load gets heavier after a grim July, testing times ahead

August 2, 2020 3:47:48 pm

Health officials warn of steep virus curve if people keep defying protocols.

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Adhir, Pradip and Abdul Mannan among front-runners to succeed Somen Mitra as Bengal Congress chief

August 2, 2020 3:49:51 pm

Another senior party leader said the three front-runners might be asked to share the leadership role.

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Bengal: Muted Eid celebrations as prayers offered at mosques and homes in small groups

August 2, 2020 3:53:23 pm

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.

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Kolkata: Bank manager dies after fake negative report, 3 held

August 2, 2020 3:57:01 pm

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.

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Bengal: Centre calls GTA meeting, GJM refuses to take part

July 31, 2020 11:31:23 am

“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.

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Ghani Khan’s protégé, Chhorda ‘knew nothing other than politics’

July 31, 2020 11:07:57 am

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.

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Bengal: Another BJP worker found hanging from tree, family names TMC leaders for ‘murder’

July 31, 2020 10:45:14 am

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 […]

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BJP calls TMC ‘communal’ for lockdown on Ram temple bhoomi pujan day

July 30, 2020 10:43:12 am

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.

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Body of Bengal BJP man found hanging in betel vineyard, party blames TMC

July 30, 2020 1:49:19 pm

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.

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As Covid cases surge, a slow and steady increase in Bengal’s fatality numbers

July 30, 2020 9:19:34 am

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.

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Bengal governor takes exception to Mamata’s accusations, says he has stakes in governance

July 29, 2020 4:29:03 pm

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.

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‘Some in constitutional posts disturbing state’ Day after Mamata’s dig, Dhankhar says ‘stunned, shocked at observation’

July 29, 2020 10:55:28 am

In a letter to Banerjee, the Governor said, “I am stunned and shocked, as are many, at your observation yesterday.”

Covid-19 toll up to 1,449 Record recovery rate evens out surge in new infection

Covid-19 toll up to 1,449 Record recovery rate evens out surge in new infection

July 29, 2020 10:38:44 am

The current upswing in the discharge rate has occurred despite the state adding over 2,000 cases every day since July 18.

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West Bengal Lockdown: Biweekly lockdown extended till August 31, says CM Mamata Banerjee

July 28, 2020 10:24:18 pm

West Bengal Lockdown Guidelines & Rules: However, exceptions have been made for religious festivals and national holidays such as Bakri Eid, Rakhshabandhan, and Independence Day.

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Kolkata: Coronavirus patient’s body left unattended at Behala home for 15 hours

July 28, 2020 11:03:22 am

The body was disposed only after the intervention of local MLA and State Education Minister Partha Chatterjee.

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Governor decries VCs’ ‘defiant stance’, asks them to help students

July 28, 2020 10:57:04 am

Earlier this month, Dhankhar had said the education system in the state was “politically caged”.

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‘Some in constitutional posts not cooperating’: CM’s dig at Dhankhar

July 28, 2020 10:51:57 am

“I never saw the PM not cooperating, but some people in constitutional positions are continuously disturbing the state, and are not cooperating," CM said.

Covid-19 growth rate slows: Recovery rate rises, high positivity ratio a concern

Bengal cases cross 60,000: In a first, patients discharged exceed number of new cases

July 28, 2020 10:42:04 am

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.

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Mamata to PM: Clear dues to help Bengal contain pandemic

July 28, 2020 10:18:09 am

“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.

Men between 16 & 45 yrs most affected in Bengal since Unlock started, shows survey

July 27, 2020 8:50:59 am

More than 75 per cent of the cases were from Kolkata; its adjoining districts North 24 Parganas, Howrah and South 24 Parganas; and Hooghly.

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N-24 Parganas: Man dies after being ‘left unattended’ at Bongaon hospital

July 27, 2020 6:35:24 am

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.

‘Shoja Banglay Bolchi’: Trinamool launches video campaign to highlight govt feats, ‘Centre’s role in eroding federalism’

‘Shoja Banglay Bolchi’: Trinamool launches video campaign to highlight govt feats, ‘Centre’s role in eroding federalism’

July 27, 2020 6:29:06 am

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.

Covid-19 growth rate slows: Recovery rate rises, high positivity ratio a concern

Covid-19 growth rate slows: Recovery rate rises, high positivity ratio a concern

July 27, 2020 6:21:56 am

However, the test-positivity rate was a high 7.29 per cent, remaining a concern for the health authorities in the state.

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