July 10, 2020 08:07 (IST)
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Covid: 'Stricter lockdown' in West Bengal containment zones begins

Kolkata/IBNS: "Stricter anti-Covid-19 lockdown" in all containment zones across the state of West Bengal began at 5 pm on Thursday.

Covid: Bengal releases fresh list of containment zones for 'stricter lockdown' from tomorrow

Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal government on Wednesday released a fresh list of containment zones where "stricter lockdown" will be followed from Thursday to flatten the curve of Covid-19 in the state.

CBSE deletes topics on nationalism, secularism from Class 9-12 syllabus, Mamata Banerjee expresses 'shock'

New Delhi/UNI:  Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, CBSE has reduced the syllabus by 30 per cent and dropped topics such as federalism, nationalism and secularism from Class 11 political science books and India’s relations with its neighbours from Class 12 political science books.

West Bengal launches Self Scan app as 'indigenous alternative' to China's Cam Scanner

Kolkata/IBNS: Amid the prevailing anti-China sentiment across the country, the West Bengal government on Monday launched Self Scan App which will work as an "indigenous alternative" to the banned Chinese app Cam Scanner.

Mamata Banerjee's last Martyr's Day Rally before 2021 polls to go digital amid Covid-19

Kolkata/IBNS: The last Martyr's Day rally of the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal before the 2021 state polls will go digital owing to the Covid-19 situation.

Calcutta High Court judge Protik Prakash Banerjee passes away

Kolkata/UNI/IBNS: Calcutta High Court judge Justice Protik Prakash Banerjee passed away on Friday following cardiac arrest.

'People will suffer like demonetisation': TMC MP Nusrat Jahan differs with Mamata over TikTok ban

Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress (TMC) parliamentarian Nusrat Jahan has said the Narendra Modi government's banning of 59 Chinese apps including TikTok will lead people to suffer, giving a reaction which is completely opposite to that of her party chief Mamata Banerjee.

Trinamool leaders hail Mamata Banerjee-led govt's free ration move for poor till June 2021

Kolkata/UNI: Hailing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's yesterday's announcement of extending free ration for poor till June 2021, Trinamool leaders today described it as a landmark humanitarian decision.

West Bengal observes state holiday on former CM Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy's birth and death anniversaries

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal on Wednesday is observing a state holiday on the state's former Chief Minister late Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy's 138th birth and 58th death anniversaries.

After Centre, West Bengal extends free ration scheme till June, 2021

Kolkata/IBNS: Minutes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the extension of free ration scheme till the end of November, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday evening declared to extend the free ration scheme in the state till June 2021.

Suspend trains, flights from five worst Covid-hit states to Bengal: Mamata requests Centre

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday requested the central government to suspend the train and flight services from five worst Covid-affected parts of the country to her state, in a bid to stem the further spread of the pandemic Novel Coronavirus.

83 killed in thunderstorm and lightning in Bihar, PM Modi expresses condolence

Patna/New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed condolences after at least 83 people were killed in heavy thunderstorms and lightning in Bihar.

Mamata Banerjee extends anti-Covid-19 lockdown in Bengal till Jul 31

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the end of an all-party meeting on Wednesday said her government will continue with the anti-Covid-19 lockdown in July.

Covid-19 claims TMC MLA Tamonash Ghosh's life in Bengal as Mamata calls all-party meeting on contagion

Kolkata/IBNS: The pandemic Novel Coronavirus on Wednesday claimed the life of ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Tamonash Ghosh in West Bengal on a day Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called an all-party meeting on the contagion. He was 60.

Mamata to hold all-party meeting over Covid-19 situation in Bengal today

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will on Wednesday hold an all-party meeting over the Novel Coronavirus situation in her state.