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West Bengal government announces half-a-day closure on Monday as a mark of respect to late singer Lata Mangeshkar

Kolkata: The West Bengal government announced half-a-day closure to its establishments and educational institutions on Monday as a mark of respect to late singer Lata Mangeshkar, who died on Sunday at aged 92 in Mumbai.

Bengal extends ongoing anti-COVID restrictions with existing relaxations till Sept 15

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal government on Saturday extended its ongoing anti-Covid-19 restrictions in the state with the existing relaxations till September 15.

West Bengal Politics: 43 legislators to take oath as ministers in Mamata Banerjee's government

Kolkata/UNI: Besides Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the 3rd Trinamool Congress government will have a 43-member cabinet, where former India cricketer Manoj Tiwari has been named as one of the ministers of state, which would take on oath at Raj Bhawan at 1045 hours on Monday.

West Bengal govt slashes tax by Re 1 per litre on petrol, diesel

Kolkata: The West Bengal government on Sunday announced a reduction of tax by Re 1 per litre on petrol and diesel, making the fuels cheaper in the state.

West Bengal Govt helping people stuck in different part of country to return home: Mamata

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said her government is trying to take all steps to bring back people of her state stuck in different corners of the country.

Tobacco Free West Bengal Campaign applauds state govt’s decision to ban gutkha, khaini and pan masala

Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal government has imposed a complete ban on the production and sale of gutkha, khaini and pan masala in the state for one year with effect from Nov 7, 2019.

Bengal Govt takes measures to end child labour in districts

Kolkata/UNI: The West Bengal Government has announced its plans for providing educational and vocational training to children who attend various residential schools in the State.

SC imposes Rs. 20 lakhs fine on Bengal government for pulling down Bhobishyoter Bhoot

New Delhi, Apr 11 (IBNS): The Supreme Court on Thursday imposed a fine of Rs. 20 lakhs on the West Bengal government for pulling down Bengali film Bhobishyoter Bhoot, a political satire by director Anik Dutta.

Bengal Govt denies permission for Amit Shah's Rath Yatra

Kolkata, Dec 6 (IBNS) :The West Bengal government has denied permission to BJP president Amit Shah’s rath yatra from Coochbehar.

Getting Dearness Allowance is a legal right of govt employees: Calcutta HC

Kolkata, Aug 31 (IBNS): Dismissing the order of West Bengal State Administrative Tribunal (SAT), a division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Friday said that state government employees have legal rights to get dearness allowances (DA).

Left born not just to win elections but to keep fighting: Surjya Kanta Mishra

Kolkata, May 14 (IBNS): Slamming the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government for allegedly resorting to violence in the three-tier panchayat polls, which were held on Monday, CPI-M secretary Surjya Kanta Mishra said the Left's inception is not just to win elections but to continue the fight.

West Bengal government to repair vandalised SP Mukherjee's statue in Kolkata

Kolkata, Mar 7 (IBNS): The West Bengal government has said it will repair the vandalised statue of Bharatiya Janata Party's predecessor organization Bharatiya Jana Sangh's founder Shyama Prasad Mukherjee in Kolkata.

Delhi HC asks the Centre, WB govt to file responses in Mukul Roy phone tapping case

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IBNS): The Delhi High Court, on Monday, directed the Centre  and the West Bengal government to file their responses with regard to the complaint filed by Mukul Roy, former TMC leader who has recently joined the BJP, regarding the tapping of his phone lines, according to media reports.

State can't challenge central act, SC tells West Bengal government on Aadhaar issue

New Delhi/Kolkata, Oct 30 (IBNS): In a major setback to the Mamata Banerjee government on the Aadhaar issue, the Supreme Court on Monday said the state cannot challenge a central government act, as the West Bengal government moved the top court against the Centre's directive which makes it mandatory to link the 12-digit unique identification number to all social welfare schemes, media reports said.

West Bengal government moves Supreme Court against Aadhaar linkage

Kolkata, Oct 28 (IBNS): Challenging the central government's directive for linking Aadhaar, a 12-digit unique identification number, to all social welfare schemes, the West Bengal government has moved the Supreme Court, media reports said.