West Bengal Government(Search results - 48)
Top StoriesJun 21, 2021, 1:24 PM IST
'State conduct does not inspire confidence': Calcutta HC rejects Mamata govt's appeal
Rejecting the plea, a 5-judge bench headed by acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal observed that the June 18 order was passed after the state failed to inspire the court's confidence.
Top StoriesJun 14, 2021, 6:32 PM IST
West Bengal government extends COVID restrictions till July 1 with some relaxations, check details
Essential services will continue operating following protocols, the chief minister Mamata Banerjee said.
Top StoriesJun 7, 2021, 5:10 PM IST
West Bengal class 10, 12 board exams cancelled; Puducherry cancel class 12 board exams amid COVID
The West Bengal government on Monday informed that the board examinations in the state for Classes 10 (Madhyamik) and 12 (Uchha Madhyamik) students have been cancelled in view of the Covid-19 situation. The state board exams were postponed so far.
Top StoriesMay 26, 2021, 1:43 PM IST
Cyclone Yaas: Powerful storm inundates large parts of Bengal's coastal districts, destroys homes
The West Bengal government has evacuated over 15 lakh people from vulnerable areas to safety so far.
Top StoriesMay 5, 2021, 9:17 AM IST
Bengal BJP leaders caught spreading fake news, as police says no gang rape happened in Birbhum
Election Commission-appointed Birbhum district Superintendent of Police Nagendra Nath Tripathi IPS told media persons that reports of gang rape in Birbhum are fake.
India NewsFeb 27, 2021, 1:09 PM IST
Suvendu Adhikari demands to keep West Bengal government employees out of election process
BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari has demanded that the elections be conducted with a 'neutral administration' as soon as the dates of the polls were declared in the state. On Friday (February 26) afternoon, he said the state administration should be removed and the commission should form a neutral administration for conducting the election.
India NewsFeb 25, 2021, 10:50 AM IST
Bengal government makes COVID-19 test mandatory for arrivals from 4 states
The West Bengal government has made the COVID-19 test mandatory for entry into the state from Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka and Telangana. Passengers travelling in flights from these states need to produce negative COVID-19 reports at the airport.
India NewsFeb 22, 2021, 10:46 AM IST
Ahead of polls, Bengal govt reduces tax by Re 1 per litre on petrol and diesel
Ahead of polls, the West Bengal government on Sunday (February 21) announced a reduction of tax by Re 1 per litre on petrol and diesel.
India NewsFeb 15, 2021, 11:19 AM IST
Mamata to dish out Rs 5 rice plate with egg, vegetables and pulses from today
With an eye on the coming assembly elections, the West Bengal government is set to provide a platter of rice, a veg item, dal and egg curry for just Rs 5, served through Mayer Rannaghar (Mother’s Kitchen). The scheme will be launched by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on Monday (February 15).
India NewsJan 14, 2021, 1:38 PM IST
Bengal government increases honorarium and terminal benefits of urban healthcare workers
The West Bengal government on Wednesday (January 13) increased honorarium and terminal benefits for two categories of municipal healthcare workers.
India NewsDec 9, 2020, 9:52 AM IST
Bengal government aims to launch scheme for kharif paddy procurement
The West Bengal government is planning to roll out a scheme to procure kharif paddy for its public distribution system. Under the scheme, the government aims to enrol over 30 lakh farmers, state food and civil supplies.
India NewsDec 8, 2020, 12:30 PM IST
BJP calls for 12-hr bandh in North Bengal today
The BJP in West Bengal has called a 12-hour bandh in North Bengal on Tuesday (December 8) over the death of a party worker today during its protest against the West Bengal government in Siliguri.
Top StoriesDec 6, 2020, 8:18 AM IST
Citizenship Amendment Act to be implemented in Bengal from January?
Citizenship Amendment Act is back in focus once again, and may be implemented from January next year. An indication on this was given by BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya while he was targeting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for not being sympathetic towards refugees in her state.
India NewsDec 5, 2020, 2:08 PM IST
WB government employees should not be used in 2021 assembly polls: BJP
The BJP has urged the Election Commission of India to conduct the crucial 2021 West Bengal assembly polls with the help of central government employees only and not to involve any employee of the West Bengal government in the poll process.
India NewsDec 4, 2020, 9:37 AM IST
Bengal government slashes cost of COVID-19 RT-PCR test to Rs 950
The West Bengal government on Thursday (December 3) slashed the maximum price of RT-PCR test to detect the novel coronavirus by private labs to ₹950, joining a list of other states in capping the COVID-19 test price so as to facilitate more testing amongst the public.