Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal government has allowed the reopening of all kinds of shows including cinemas with maximum 50 per cent participants from Oct 1.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress (TMC) government has agreed to enroll West Bengal for two central schemes- Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi and Ayushman Bharat- but only if the funds are routed through the state.
Murshidabad/UNI: With the grilling of one of the six arrested al-Qaeda operatives from Murshidabad, Abu Sufian Mollah, who was almost on the run, National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday unearthed a cemented secret chamber underneath the ground at his residence in Raninagar.
Kolkata/IBNS: The conduction of the National Eligibility Test (NET), also known as UGC NET, during festival Durga Puja has turned out to be a new flashpoint between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Trinamool Congress (TMC), which has been attempting to lead the students' issues in the last one month.
New Delhi: National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials have arrested nine Al Qaeda terrorists while conducting multiple raids in Kerala’s Ernakulam and West Bengal’s Murshidabad regions.
Kolkata/IBNS: Reacting to the arrest of former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid in connection with the Delhi riots, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said all proceedings must be in accordance with law but no one should be victimised.
Kolkata/IBNS: With a few months to go for the state polls, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday appointed its veteran leader Dinesh Trivedi as the chairman of its West Bengal unit's Hindi cell.
Kolkata/IBNS: In another instance of the ordeal of lakhs of students who appeared for the joint and medical entrance examinations, a Bihar boy missed the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) by a few minutes after travelling 700 kilometers from Bihar to West Bengal on Sunday, media reports said.
Kolkata/UNI: Mystery shrouded the death of a BJP worker at Goghat in Hooghly district.
Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata Police's first woman Officer-in-Charge (OC) Debashree Chatterjee, who was posted on deputation to the West Bengal Police as the Commanding Officer (CO) of state armed force's 12th Battalion, lost her life after her SUV rammed into a parked truck on Durgapur Expressway at Helda area under Dadpur Police Station limits in Kolkata's neighbouring Hooghly district on Friday early morning, reports said.
Kolkata/IBNS: In another weird statement, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Dilip Ghosh has said the Novel Coronavirus pandemic is over at a time the country is adding over 90,000 Covid-19 cases on a daily-basis.
Kolkata/IBNS: Commissioner of the Kolkata Police force, Anuj Sharma, on Thursday tested positive for novel coronavirus and he is currently in home quarantine with mild symptoms, city police officials said.
Kolkata/IBNS: Indian athlete Pinki Pramanik, who is from West Bengal's Purulia district, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Thursday.
Kolkata/IBNS: In yet another change in the lockdown dates, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the state won't witness complete anti-Covid-19 restrictions on Sept 12, keeping in mind the Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main) and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) scheduled to be held on the next day.
Kolkata/IBNS: CPI-M MLA from West Bengal, Sujan Chakraborty, has quarantined himself after his colleague who drives his car tested positive for Covid-19.