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Rs 18,000 was promised, only Rs 2,000 paid: Mamata

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, in an open letter to farmers on Friday, criticised the Centre for its dilly-dallying

The Times of India 15 May 2021 9:30 am

7L Bengal farmers receive Rs 2k PMKS cash

The Centre has made a direct transfer of Rs 2,000 to bank accounts of each of 7 lakh Bengal farmers under the Pradhan Mantri

The Times of India 15 May 2021 9:30 am

Uneasy choice for docs as hosps prioritise treatment

The triaging system now in place in hospitals is forcing doctors to make choices they did not think they would ever have to

The Times of India 15 May 2021 9:30 am

4 Black Fungus cases from Bihar and Jharkhand found in WB

Four cases of Mucormycosis or Black Fungus a rare but serious condition among recovered Covid patients have been reported

The Times of India 15 May 2021 9:30 am

Mamata writes to PM, seeks clarity on oxygen plant supply

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday to end the indecisiveness on how many pressure

The Times of India 15 May 2021 9:30 am

WB logs 20,846 Covid cases, 139 fatalities

West Bengal on Friday registered its highest single-day spike of 20,846 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking the tally to 10,94,802,

The Times of India 15 May 2021 1:24 am

Total lockdown comes into effect in Nagaland

Shops dealing in essential commodities such as grocery and bakery items, vegetables, fish, meat, milk and animal feed were

The Times of India 15 May 2021 12:51 am

Teachers take additional load to keep e-classes going

Almost every city school has teachers, who are battling Covid at different stages. While some are serious, a few have

The Times of India 14 May 2021 7:50 am

Longer vaccine gap may complicate logistics

The Union health ministry decision to accept a national expert committee recommendation on increasing the gap between two

The Times of India 14 May 2021 7:30 am

Over 3 crore Sputnik doses may land around May 28

A large consignment of Sputnik V is likely to reach India around May 28 and Bengal is expected to get a sizeable chunk. The

The Times of India 14 May 2021 7:30 am

Son to dying mom: Tera mujhse hai pehle ka naata koi

Tweets by a city doctor narrating a mans final farewell to his Covid-affected mother who was on her death bed in a city

The Times of India 14 May 2021 7:30 am

'Make provision for labourers to get jabs

The Congress has urged chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to make special provision for the working class people, who may not

The Times of India 14 May 2021 2:00 am

Bengal reports 20,839 Covid cases, 129 deaths

West Bengal on Thursday registered its highest single-day spike of 20,839 Covid-19 cases, pushing the tally to 10,73,956, a

The Times of India 14 May 2021 2:00 am

18 elephants found dead in Assam's Nagaon

As many as 18 elephants were found dead in remote hill areas of Assam's Nagaon district on Thursday

The Times of India 14 May 2021 2:00 am

Odisha: 98-year-old woman defeats Covid

A 98-year-old woman with co-morbidities has defeated the Covid-19 bringing hope to the people fighting the deadly virus. She

The Times of India 13 May 2021 11:24 pm

Covid management: NGO helps New Town residents

The Times of India 13 May 2021 9:24 pm

WB governor shown black flags at Sitalkuchi

Dhankhar, whose visit to Cooch Behar was roundly criticised by chief minister Mamata Banerjee, was shown black flags by some

The Times of India 13 May 2021 6:00 pm

Two BJP MPs, who won in Bengal Assembly polls, quit as MLAs

The Indian Express 13 May 2021 11:31 am

Liberal vaccine import need of hour: Mamata to PM

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee wrote to PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday, urging him to speedily import vaccines to meet the

The Times of India 13 May 2021 9:30 am

Kolkata: Doctors want vaccine safety for kids

With the US Food and Drug Administration having allowed Pfizer to inoculate12 to15 year-olds from this Monday and Indias very

The Times of India 13 May 2021 7:41 am

Kolkata: Destination government units for second jabs

People whose second doses are pending at private Covid vaccination centres (CVC) will have to head to government units. Each

The Times of India 13 May 2021 7:38 am

Kolkata: Covid supply logjam pushes up fish price

Suspension of local train services has hit the city's fish supply. Majority of fish markets in south Kolkata that depend on

The Times of India 13 May 2021 7:30 am

Kolkata: Heritage hotel turns into Covid care facility

The Lalit Great Eastern, one of the oldest luxury hotels in Asia, turned into a Covid care centre on Wednesday. The 100-bed

The Times of India 13 May 2021 7:30 am

Speedily import vaccines: Mamata to PM

The Indian Express 13 May 2021 6:11 am

Two West Bengal BJP MPs resign as MLAs

BJP Lok Sabha MPs Jagannath Sarkar and Nisith Pramanik on Wednesday tendered their resignation as members of the West Bengal

The Times of India 12 May 2021 11:20 pm

Mamata clears Rs 550cr for rural infrastructure

The day she took oath, chief minister Mamata Banerjee cleared the release of Rs 550 crore to 20 departments, as development

The Times of India 12 May 2021 9:45 am

Covid: Spike in sudden deaths keeps experts on toes

Doctors treating Covid patients are witnessing a rising trend of sudden deaths among apparently non-critical patients, who

The Times of India 12 May 2021 9:30 am

72 O2 cylinders sourced in 2 hrs save 73 lives in Kolkata

A late-night joint effort by police, health officials and NGOs prevented a repeat of the tragedies due to oxygen shortage

The Times of India 12 May 2021 8:25 am

Bengal rolls out vaccination drive for 18-44 age group

The state government rolled out its phase III vaccination programme for those aged between 18 and 44 in Kolkata, Bidhannagar

The Times of India 12 May 2021 8:09 am

Patient dies, hospital denies Oxygen dearth in Kolkata

The death of a 50-year-old woman at Vidyasagar Hospital in Behala has sparked allegations of inadequate oxygen supply given

The Times of India 12 May 2021 7:33 am

Bengal: 2 BJP MLAs choose to stay MPs, may quit

The Indian Express 12 May 2021 4:47 am

Bengal: Governor to visit Sitalkuchi tomorrow

The Indian Express 12 May 2021 4:36 am

Kol: Public-pvt partnership boosts Covid hosp count

In the face of the bed crisis to treat Covid patients, chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced the addition of

The Times of India 12 May 2021 2:00 am

KMC plans home swab collection for RT-PCR test

In a bid to increase Covid tests and bring a larger section of the city under the testing ambit, Kolkata Municipal

The Times of India 12 May 2021 2:00 am

Help in Covid fight: CM to Durga Puja committees

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday appealed to Durga Puja committees in Kolkata to lend a helping hand in the Covid

The Times of India 12 May 2021 2:00 am

West Bengal adds record 20,136 new Covid cases

West Bengal's daily tally of new Covid-19 cases breached the 20,000-mark on Tuesday, while 132 more people died in the state

The Times of India 12 May 2021 2:00 am

WB: 3 killed in rain-related incidents

A thunderstorm accompanied by moderate rains hit Kolkata and the other districts in south Bengal on Tuesday afternoon,

The Times of India 11 May 2021 9:28 pm

Bengal: Governor says will visit areas hit by violence

The Indian Express 11 May 2021 5:46 am

Covid: At 134, Bengal logs highest 1-day toll

The Indian Express 11 May 2021 5:35 am

Self-imposed lockdown need of the hour: Mamata

Only a self-imposed lockdown-like situation could save Bengal as it stared at a spike in Covid cases over the next fortnight

The Times of India 11 May 2021 5:24 am

CaL HC appreciates state efforts to check violence

The Calcutta High Court five-judge bench on Monday appreciated the Bengal governments efforts to stem post-poll violence and

The Times of India 11 May 2021 5:22 am

Bengal's 3.5L direct purchase among 7.5L vax arrivals

Two more vaccine consignments flew into Kolkata on Monday afternoon bringing in close to 7.5 lakh doses of Covishield. While

The Times of India 11 May 2021 3:36 am

Oxygen breather: WB to procure 6k empty cylinders

The state government is procuring 6,000 empty cylinders, along with a provision to procure 3,000 more if need arises, as a

The Times of India 11 May 2021 3:35 am

Assam records 5,803 new cases, 77 deaths

The Times of India 11 May 2021 2:00 am

Mix of old hands and new faces in Mamata's 3rd cabinet

The third cabinet with Mamata Banerjee as chief minister is set to be sworn in on Monday, with its 43 members comprising an

The Times of India 10 May 2021 5:52 am

WB violence: Fake posts from Brazil, B'desh on social media

Cops in Bengal have deleted more than 500 fake posts of post-poll violence in Bengal and Hindu genocide in Bengal in the last

The Times of India 10 May 2021 5:49 am

Waive GST on Covid medicines, equipment: Mamata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a GST and customs duty waiver on medical

The Times of India 10 May 2021 5:45 am

Fresh batches of oxygen cylinders arrive in Kol

Fresh lots of oxygen cylinders which are currently hard to find in Kolkata have started to arrive in the city in small

The Times of India 10 May 2021 5:44 am

MHA team scans post-poll violence in Hooghly dist

The Union ministry of home affairs (MHA) team on Sunday visited places in Hooghly first Chinsurah and later Dhaniakhali to

The Times of India 10 May 2021 4:40 am

Voice of sex workers, Jana loses Covid battle

The Indian Express 10 May 2021 3:40 am

Assam: 48 more patients succumb to Covid

After 4,045 patients getting discharged during the day, the number of active cases in the state, however, has declined to 36,

The Times of India 10 May 2021 1:51 am

'BJP sought double-engine govt, people gave us double ton

CM Mamata Banerjee, in her first address to the new assembly, accused the Centre of denying oxygen and vaccines to Bengal

The Times of India 9 May 2021 5:42 am

CBSE to launch app for kids mental well-being

CBSE is set to launch a new app on Monday for the psycho-social well-being of classes IX-XII students

The Times of India 9 May 2021 3:56 am

Uluberia hospital probes deaths of two patients

Relatives of two patients, who died at Uluberia Superspeciality Hospital in Howrah, ransacked the premises following

The Times of India 9 May 2021 3:43 am

Mukul Roy ends talk of TMC return, reaffirms faith in BJP

The Indian Express 9 May 2021 3:43 am

Kolkata: Breath analyser a worry for ATCOs

Breath analyser tests (BAT) amidst the pandemic continues to be a point of concern among air traffic control officers (ATCOs

The Times of India 9 May 2021 3:40 am

Doc who fought for sex workers rights dies of Covid

The man credited with organising the sex workers in Kolkata to bring them under the ambit of social security and his

The Times of India 9 May 2021 3:35 am

WB registers highest one-day deaths of 127 Covid patients

West Bengal on Saturday registered its highest single-day deaths of 127 Covid-19 patients taking the toll to 12,203, the

The Times of India 9 May 2021 2:00 am

Kolkata: 1 killed, 3 injured in road accident

One person was killed and three others, including a policeman, were injured when a speeding four-wheeler hit them in the

The Times of India 7 May 2021 6:00 pm

Odisha reports 12,238 new Covid cases, 19 deaths

The Times of India 7 May 2021 10:00 am

MHA team meets officials, BJP leaders in Bengal

A four-member Uni-on home ministry team reached Bengal on Thursday to assess the situation amid allegations of post-poll

The Times of India 7 May 2021 9:30 am

Ex-TMC MLA suffers fractures, BJP team attacked

A Union ministers vehicle came under attack in Midnapore and a senior Trinamool Congress leader had his arm fractured in an

The Times of India 7 May 2021 9:30 am

Accept mandate, let us do Covid work: CM to Centre

Learn how to accept peoples mandate with humility, Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee appealed to the Centre and the BJP on Thursday,

The Times of India 7 May 2021 9:30 am

Next 15 days will be critical in Covid fight: Mamata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced a host of steps including employing more doctors and nurses and

The Times of India 7 May 2021 9:30 am

Bengal adds 18,431 new Covid cases, 117 deaths

West Bengal's Covid-19 fatalities rose to 11,964 on Thursday after 117 deaths, the highest so far in a single day, were

The Times of India 7 May 2021 1:41 am

Bengal violence: Police crackdown on fake videos

Allegation 1: At Nanoor (Birbhum), more than a thousand Hindu families are out in the fields to escape marauding mobs seeking

The Times of India 6 May 2021 9:30 am

Covid curbs in Bengal: No local train for 14 days

Bengal on Wednesday introduced a host of restrictions on local commute, including stopping local train services for 14 days,

The Times of India 6 May 2021 9:30 am

Mamata takes oath as CM, says wont tolerate unrest

Mamata Banerjee was sworn in as Bengal CM for the third straight term on Wednesday but it was apparent, right from the

The Times of India 6 May 2021 9:30 am

3 dead as violence erupts across Bengal districts

Two Trinamool Congress workers and a BJP supporter were killed since Tuesday night as political clashes were reported from

The Times of India 6 May 2021 9:30 am

80k forced to abandon homes in Bengal: J P Nadda

Nadda assured BJP karyakartas that helplines were being put in place for people to contact the party. He was in no mood to

The Times of India 6 May 2021 6:43 am

Mamata brings back cops EC had transferred

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday effected a major reshuffle of the top brass of the state police,

The Times of India 6 May 2021 4:16 am