West Bengal

387 arrested, 52 vehicles seized in West Bengal for lockdown violation

As many as 387 people have been arrested and 52 vehicles seized across West Bengal for violating the coronavirus lockdown restriction, police said on Saturday.

Apr 04, 2020, 21:27 PM IST

Trinamool Congress unlikely to attend PM Narendra Modi's interaction with floor leaders of parties

The Trinamool Congress will not attend the interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled to be held on April 8, party sources said on Saturday.

Apr 04, 2020, 21:20 PM IST

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee thanks SRK for his 'humane benefaction'

SRK recently announced in a statement that, through his IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), he will contribute to the PM-Cares Fund.

Apr 04, 2020, 17:19 PM IST

Fire breaks out at Kolkata's South City Galaxy apartment, fire tenders rushed to spot

The fire broke out at the 16th floor of the apartment. More than 10 fire tenders were immediately rushed to the spot. 

Mar 30, 2020, 11:25 AM IST

West Bengal's migrant workers who traveled back from Chennai quarantine themselves on tree branches

The workers made this decision as they had no separate rooms at their homes for isolation as their families live in a single-room mud-hut. 

Mar 29, 2020, 09:00 AM IST

Coronavirus Lockdown: WB CM Mamata Banerjee explains 'Social Distancing'

Amid crisis, the world is battling against coronavirus, meanwhile, WB Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee explains Social Distancing by coming on the streets. She started making marks on the road to spread awareness among the people of the state.

Mar 26, 2020, 18:58 PM IST

Provide food, shelter and medical facilities to all workers of Bengal: CM Mamata Banerjee writes to 18 Chief Ministers

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote a letter to Chief Ministers of 18 states asking them to provide food, shelter and medical facilities to all the semi-skilled and unskilled workers of Bengal who are stuck in some other state. 

Mar 26, 2020, 16:59 PM IST

Coronavirus: Bureaucrat mother, father of Kolkata’s Covid-19 patient test negative

The Health Department informed that four swab samples of mother, father and the two drivers who ferried the Covid-19 patient were sent to NICED and all have tested negative.

Mar 19, 2020, 10:43 AM IST

N95 mask stocks disappear in Kolkata, police cracks down on hoarders

On Friday and Saturday, officers of Kolkata Police’s Enforcement Branch visited the medicine markets and raided the chemist shops besides carrying out searches to find whether any shopkeeper was found holding on to the stocks.

Mar 08, 2020, 07:31 AM IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee spotted dancing at mass marriage ceremony of tribal girls

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday (March 5) attended a mass marriage ceremony of Adivasi girls and boys held in Malda district and she was also seen shaking a leg with Adivasi women.

Mar 05, 2020, 19:37 PM IST

Bengal Governor gives Rs 5 lakh to CRPF jawan’s family martyred in Pulwama attack

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday (March 3) handed over Rs 5 lakh cheque to CRPF jawan Bablu Santra’s family who was martyred in the Pulwama terror attack in 2019.

Mar 04, 2020, 16:05 PM IST

All who have cast votes and elected the PM, CM are citizens, says Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday (March 3) said that all who have cast votes and elected the Prime Minister, Chief Minister, Assembly, Zilla Parishad are citizens of India.

Mar 03, 2020, 21:09 PM IST

BJP workers who raised Goli Maro slogans in Kolkata remanded to police custody

On Monday, Kolkata Police produced the three BJP workers identified as Surendra Tiwari, Dhruba Basu and Pankaj Prasad at the local court. The police sought their police custody stating that their role must be investigated.

Mar 02, 2020, 18:46 PM IST

Trinamool Congress launches new mass outreach campaign 'Banglar Gorbo Mamata'

Trinamool Congress sources said the new mass outreach campaign would focus on the developmental work done by the Mamata Banerjee government since 2011.

Mar 02, 2020, 13:08 PM IST

Under CAA, every refugee will be granted Indian citizenship: Amit Shah in Kolkata

Accusing opposition parties, including the TMC, of misguiding the refugees and minorities, Shah said not a single person will lose citizenship as a result of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Mar 01, 2020, 15:53 PM IST

Amit Shah chairs 24th Eastern Zonal Council meet, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee attends

The meeting is being hosted by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

Feb 28, 2020, 13:37 PM IST

Good samaritan cop ensures girl appear for board exam who forgot her admit card home

On Monday (February 24), around 11:40am, Sergeant Chaitanya Mallick of Ultadanga Traffic Guard of Kolkata Police received an information that a Madhyamik (class 10 board examination) examinee, Suman Kurrey was not being allowed to enter the examination centre after she forgot to carry her admit card.

Feb 24, 2020, 20:22 PM IST

Veteran Bengali actor and former Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul dies at 61

Paul was arrested by the CBI in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam in December 2016 and was given bail after 13 months.

Feb 18, 2020, 08:40 AM IST

India’s 1st underwater metro starts in West Bengal

India's first underwater train started in Kolkata which will go through a tunnel built inside Hooghly river. It will connect Kolkata to Howrah. Experts from Russia and Thailand also gave their inputs to built this underwater tunnel successfully inside the Hooghly river.

Feb 13, 2020, 21:14 PM IST

Watch Debate: AAP's free model will work in other states too?

This segment of Zee News brings to you discussion on concurrent issues. Today's question for debate is- ' AAP's free model will work in other states too?'. Watch this debate to know more.

Feb 12, 2020, 11:32 AM IST