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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IBNS) :The West Bengal government has denied permission to BJP president Amit Shah’s rath yatra from Coochbehar.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This was announced by state Finance Minister Amit Mitra while addressing a GST Seminar â€“ GST Road Ahead - organized by the Confederation of West Bengal Trade Associations (CWBTA), one of the largest apex trade bodies in West Bengal representing over six lakh traders.
Kolkata, July 29 (IBNS) The West Bengal government on Friday celebrated the international recognition and appreciation received by the Kanyashree Prakalpa here.