Articles about West Bengal Government
21 May 2022India
The Calcutta High Court has ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation and the National Investigation Agency to investigate an alleged forced conversion case in West Bengal's Malda district.
01 Nov 2021India
The Supreme Court on Monday set aside a Calcutta High Court order banning all firecrackers in West Bengal during the festive season.
20 Sep 2021Business
City-based Celebrity Breweries Private Limited plans to invest more than Rs. 100 crore in the West Bengal beer market, a top company official said.
11 Sep 2021India
The Presidency University Students Council (PUSC) in Kolkata withdrew its 96-hour sit-in after the varsity authorities agreed to provide free COVID-19 vaccination to all students.
06 Sep 2021Politics
West Bengal Education Minister Bratya Basu on Sunday took a dig at Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar for his tweet on injustice to para and contractual teachers, saying that the state government has done a lot for them and he could instead turn his focus on states like Tripura.
13 Jul 2021India
The West Bengal government has so far received over 26,000 applications for the student credit card scheme under which loans of up to Rs. 10 lakh will be disbursed for higher studies, a senior official said on Tuesday.
13 Jul 2021India
Several teachers' associations of the state-run universities of West Bengal on Monday said that varsities should be given the autonomy to decide on the issue of holding entrance tests at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
17 Jun 2019India
In a move which is sure to hit medical services, doctors all over the county went on strike on Monday. This strike was called by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) to show solidarity with protesting doctors in West Bengal.
16 Jun 2019India
Doctors protesting in West Bengal are likely to continue their strike for the sixth day after junior doctors asserted they wouldn't resume work in a late-night meeting Saturday.
15 Jan 2019India
Over 30 lakh pilgrims from across the country and neighboring Bangladesh and Nepal took holy dip at the confluence of the River Ganga and the Bay of Bengal at Ganga Sagar Mela in Sagar Islands on Makar Sankranti today, the West Bengal government said.
21 Dec 2018Politics
In a setback to the BJP's ambitions in West Bengal, a division bench of the Calcutta High Court has overturned an earlier order by the court that had allowed the BJP to take out rath yatras.
19 Dec 2018Politics
The 31-month-old Mamata Banerjee-led TMC government in West Bengal will be expanded tomorrow, and four new faces would be inducted into it, officials said today.
16 Dec 2018India
The West Bengal government yesterday refused permission for the BJP's proposed Rath Yatra, citing intelligence reports of possible communal violence in areas where the party was planning to take out the yatra.
12 Dec 2018India
The West Bengal government is committed to the welfare of its people, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asserted today.
03 Dec 2018India
A scheme launched by the West Bengal government earlier this year will benefit around two lakh differently abled people, CM Mamata Banerjee said today.
18 Nov 2018Politics
West Bengal Congress President Somen Mitra has said that it would be better for his party to go it alone in the state in the next Lok Sabha election as the ruling TMC "lacks honest intentions" as an anti-BJP force.
12 Oct 2018India
The Supreme Court yesterday agreed to hear today an appeal challenging the West Bengal Government's decision to grant Rs. 10,000 each to Puja committees in WB for Durga Puja celebrations.
05 Oct 2018India
A policy research organization has advocated bolstering Kolkata's tram infrastructure, including exploring the possibility of electric buses making use of the same overhead power supply network.
30 Sep 2018India
The West Bengal government has undertaken the renovation work of the Gandhi Bhavan in Beleghata area of Kolkata, a two-story building where Mahatma Gandhi spent 25 days between August and September in 1947 when Kolkata was in the grip of riots.
29 Sep 2018India
Stressing that a "healthy heart is essential for a healthy body," West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today informed that her government, under its 'Shishu Sathi' scheme, has been funding surgery of children with cardiac problems.
18 Sep 2018India
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said today people have the right to know the truth on what happened to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose after Taihoku air crash in 1945.
08 Sep 2018India
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said around two lakh Biharis were left out of the complete draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC), touted to be proof of Assamese identity.
31 Aug 2018Politics
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said her government was providing food security to 90% people in the state in a scheme under which food grains at Rs. 2 per kg or half the market price are given to the beneficiaries.
10 Jun 2018India
The Center will soon send a team to urge the West Bengal Government to switch over to the Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act, 2016 to protect home buyers' interest, said Abhay Upadhyay, President of the Forum for People's Collective Efforts.
29 Jan 2017India
Authorities imposed prohibitory orders in Kolkata's Metiabruz area after communal clashes erupted over throwing of beef into a temple in the region.
01 Jan 2017India
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee denied any incident of rioting at Howrah district's Dhulagarh town.
06 Sep 2016India
A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Justices Arun Mishra and Gopal Gowda delivered different judgments on the Singur land acquisition case's two major disputes.
31 Aug 2016India
In a major set-back to Tata Motors, SC cancelled the CPI(M) government's 2006 land acquisition made for Tata Nano factory in Singur and asked the West Bengal Government to reclaim and distribute it to farmers within 12 weeks.