January 27, 2021 21:57 (IST)
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BJP chief JP Nadda to visit Bengal on Jan 9

bound Bengal on January 9 to boost the morale of party workers ahead of the ensuing Assembly elections.

Forward Bloc objects to Congress' initiative for alliance with Leftists

New Delhi/UNI: The possibility of a 'Third Front' comprising the Congress and the Left Front eyeing the Bengal Assembly elections has received a jolt with the Forward Bloc (FB) objecting to forming any such alliance.

Covid-19: Bengal observing complete lockdown

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal is observing complete lockdown for the sixth day today this month as part of the bi-weekly lockdown imposed across the state since July 23 to break the Covid-19 pandemic chain even as the toll rose to 3176 with the death of 50 persons on Sunday, while the tally touched 1,59,785 with 3,019 new confirmed cases.

Fire engulfs multi-storey in Kolkata

Kolkata/UNI/IBNS: Plumes of smoke are billowing from all over a multi-storey building at Pollock Street near Poddar Court in downtown city this evening following a major fire.

West Bengal observing complete lockdown to break COVID-19 chain

Kolkata/UNI: Bengal once again wore a deserted look on Wednesday following statewide complete lockdown as part of the State Government's decision to impose bi-weekly lockdown till August-end to break the Covid-19 pandemic chain.

Bengal: Guv Jagdeep Dhankhar dashes off letter to Mamata over meeting with VCs

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday dashed off a letter to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, taking strong exception to the communication from the State Higher Education Department, which, he said, unfortunately overruled the invite sent by him.

Amid Covid-19, millions in India and Bangladesh now brace for super Cyclone Amphan

Kolkata/IBNS: Amid the coronavirus pandemic, millions of people in India's West Bengal and Bangladesh are now holding their breaths for another calamity as super Cyclone Amphan is on its way to make landfall on Wednesday.

COVID-19 positive patients should be 'mandatorily' brought to hospitals: WB Govt clarifies

Kolkata/IBNS: Hours after Mamata Banerjee on Monday purportedly said 'home quarantine' for Coronavirus patients is the ideal situation presently, the West Bengal Health Department has clarified in an order that COVID-19 positive cases have to be 'mandatorily' brought to designated hospitals while the primary and secondary contacts can be in home isolation.

Home quarantine is ideal model for COVID-19, govt has limited facilities: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said 'home quarantine'  for COVID-19 patients is the ideal situation presently for those with space at home to isolate themselves, and the world is following the same 'model.' However, there is a confusion on whether she meant the Covid-19 positives or those in their families or in close contact in the same house. But later a Health department order said home quarintine is for the primary and secondary contacts of the Covid-19 positive person and not the patient himself. 

Citizenship(Amendment) Act protesters continue to block road and rail in West Bengal

Kolkata/UNI: Road and rail blockades continued in different parts of West Bengal on Saturday in protest against the amended Citizenship Act.

Uproar in Lok Sabha over para teachers' agitation in West Bengal

New Delhi, Nov 22 (UNI) The Lok Sabha witnessed uproar on Friday during the Zero Hour after BJP MPs from West Bengal raised the issue of the death of a female teacher, one of the para teachers, who had been agitating for ten days over salary and service conditions in the State.

Mamata Banerjee expresses 'shock' over killing of five labourers from Murshidabad by terrorists in J&K

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday expressed her shock over the death of five labourers from the state by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir.

Materials and supply chain park coming up in West Bengal

Kolkata, Oct 20 (UNI) Encouraged by the sales in the affordable housing segment in Bengal, the West Bengal Government is ready to allocate 100 acres in Panagarh, Paschim Bardhaman for an exclusive industrial park for construction materials and supply chain.

Murder of RSS worker, wife in Bengal barbaric: BJP

New Delhi, Oct 10 (UNI) Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology, Communications and Law & Justice and BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday condemned the murder of a Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh worker, his pregnant wife and eight-year-old child in Bengal.

Three kids drown in Malda and youth missing during immersion of Durga idol in Bengal

Kolkata, Oct 9 (UNI) Three kids were drowned and a youth went missing during the immersion of Durga idol in two districts of West Bengal, police confirmed on Wednesday.