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Kolkata to enforce 'no helmet, no fuel' rule from December 8 for safety of two-wheeler drivers

Kolkata to enforce 'no helmet, no fuel' rule from December 8 for safety of two-wheeler drivers

The order will be applicable from December 8 to February 2, 2021.

Dec 05, 2020, 15:36 PM IST
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee reduces COVID-19 RT-PCR test price in state; check details

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee reduces COVID-19 RT-PCR test price in state; check details

The announcement will bring relief to the people of West Bengal.

Dec 03, 2020, 22:09 PM IST
TMC top brass meets Suvendu Adhikari in a bid to woo him, says 'things sorted out'

TMC top brass meets Suvendu Adhikari in a bid to woo him, says 'things sorted out'

TMC leaders met Suvendu Adhikari, who resigned as a minister in the West Bengal government, on Tuesday.

Dec 01, 2020, 23:34 PM IST
Coal mine scam accused dies of cardiac arrest amid CBI raid in West Bengal’s Asansol

Coal mine scam accused dies of cardiac arrest amid CBI raid in West Bengal’s Asansol

Rai is one of the accused named in the coal mine scam being investigated by CBI. He was posted as the Area Security Inspector, Kunustoria, ECL.

Nov 28, 2020, 17:23 PM IST
CBI raids 40 premises in 4 states, including Bengal, in coal mining case

CBI raids 40 premises in 4 states, including Bengal, in coal mining case

According to the CBI, the raids are underway in West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh involving officials of East Coal Fields Limited and some other individuals.

Nov 28, 2020, 14:15 PM IST
CM Mamata Banerjee to keep Transport Ministry portfolio after Suvendu Adhikari quit

CM Mamata Banerjee to keep Transport Ministry portfolio after Suvendu Adhikari quit

Mamata Banerjee will keep the portfolio of Transport after resignation by Suvendu Adhikari.

Nov 28, 2020, 08:37 AM IST
Senior Trinamool Congress leader Suvendu Adhikari resigns as Bengal Transport minister

Senior Trinamool Congress leader Suvendu Adhikari resigns as Bengal Transport minister

Adhikari tendered his resignation as the Bengal's Transport Minister on Friday.  

Nov 27, 2020, 14:10 PM IST
TMC's Suvendu Adhikari resigns from state govt corporation

TMC's Suvendu Adhikari resigns from state govt corporation

Suvendu Adhikari has resigned from a state government corporation dealing a blow to the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal.

Nov 27, 2020, 00:47 AM IST
Mamata Banerjee announces ‘Swasthya Sathi' health scheme for all in West Bengal, flays Centre over farm bills

Mamata Banerjee announces ‘Swasthya Sathi' health scheme for all in West Bengal, flays Centre over farm bills

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday (November 26, 2020) announced the ‘Swasthya Sathi’ health scheme for all across the state and flayed the Centre for its anti-people, anti-

Nov 26, 2020, 18:25 PM IST
Bharat bandh by trade unions on November 26; West Bengal government opposes bandh; tension in some parts of state

Bharat bandh by trade unions on November 26; West Bengal government opposes bandh; tension in some parts of state

The trade unions have called the Bharat bandh to protest against various policies of the central government.

Nov 26, 2020, 09:12 AM IST
No bandh in West Bengal, government offices to remain open on November 26, violators to face action

No bandh in West Bengal, government offices to remain open on November 26, violators to face action

The ruling Trinamool Congress party said that it supports the cause - against privatisation, farm bills, labour bills - but does not support the ‘bandh.’  TMC MP Dola Sen said during the Left rule in

Nov 25, 2020, 21:03 PM IST
Several people missing after vessel carrying trucks drown in West Bengal's Malda district

Several people missing after vessel carrying trucks drown in West Bengal's Malda district

Several people went missing on Monday when a vessel carrying many trucks drowned in Malda district of West Bengal.

Nov 23, 2020, 22:18 PM IST
Love and jihad don’t go together, don't make religion a tool of politics: TMC MP Nusrat Jahan slams BJP

Love and jihad don’t go together, don't make religion a tool of politics: TMC MP Nusrat Jahan slams BJP

Nusrat Jahan has taken a jibe at the BJP saying that love and jihad don’t go together.

Nov 23, 2020, 17:44 PM IST
West Bengal bomb blast: STF sleuths and forensic experts visit Sujapur

West Bengal bomb blast: STF sleuths and forensic experts visit Sujapur

The cause of the blast, in which six persons were killed, is being investigated.

Nov 20, 2020, 17:55 PM IST
Calcutta HC turns down West Bengal govt's review petition, no Chhath Puja rituals at Subhas Sarovar

Calcutta HC turns down West Bengal govt's review petition, no Chhath Puja rituals at Subhas Sarovar

The Calcutta High Court has dismissed a petition by West Bengal government seeking permission to conduct Chhath Puja at Subhas Sarovar.

Nov 19, 2020, 16:43 PM IST
BJP worker from West Bengal's Sikarpur Kalachand Karmakar beaten to death, party alleges TMC's role

BJP worker from West Bengal's Sikarpur Kalachand Karmakar beaten to death, party alleges TMC's role

The BJP booth secretary from Sikarpur in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal died on Wednesday after being beaten up by some people of a club.  

Nov 18, 2020, 17:50 PM IST
CBI arrests BSF officer Satish Kumar in connection with cattle smuggling case

CBI arrests BSF officer Satish Kumar in connection with cattle smuggling case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday (November 17, 2020) arrested the then commandant of 36 Battalion of the Border Security Force (BSF), Satish Kumar in connection with a cattle

Nov 17, 2020, 20:56 PM IST
BJP chief JP Nadda begins preparations for 2024 polls, to go on 100 days nation-wide tour

BJP chief JP Nadda begins preparations for 2024 polls, to go on 100 days nation-wide tour

One of the objectives would be to work on seats that were not won by the party in 2019 and also on how to win those seats in 2024 has been listed as one of the crucial aspects of the trip BJP chief

Nov 14, 2020, 11:36 AM IST
Irked by PM Narendra Modi's 'maut ke khel se mat nahi mil sakta' remark, TMC claims 'non-violence' as its mantra

Irked by PM Narendra Modi's 'maut ke khel se mat nahi mil sakta' remark, TMC claims 'non-violence' as its mantra

Irked by by PM Modi's 'maut ke khel se mat nahi mil sakta' remark, the TMC has claimed non-violence as its mantra.

Nov 12, 2020, 16:10 PM IST
CM Mamata Banerjee takes major decision for class 10, 12 West Bengal board exams; what students should know

CM Mamata Banerjee takes major decision for class 10, 12 West Bengal board exams; what students should know

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday took a major decision for class 10 and 12 board exams.

Nov 11, 2020, 16:55 PM IST