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Trinamool criticises Congress for inability to unify opposition

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST

The rift between Trinamool Congress and Congress widened after the former's Rajya Sabha member and spokesperson Sukhendu Sekhar Roy on Tuesday said that his party will not wait for an indefinite perio

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GTA elections will be held soon, says Mamata

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

Looking for a permanent solution to the issue of the hill areas, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that the state government will take steps to conduct elections in the Gorkha

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Hospitals in Bengal cannot charge more than Rs 5K for clinical investigation

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST

In an advisory to the private hospitals and nursing homes, the state health department has fixed an upper ceiling of Rs 5,000 for the diagnosis and clinical investigation for the beneficiaries of Swas

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Another BJP lawmaker in Bengal joins Trinamool

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST

Nearly a month after resigning from the BJP, Raiganj MLA Krishna Kalyani on Wednesday joined West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress.

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Real estate giant ropes in top stars to develop sports academies in Kolkata

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST

A West Bengal real estate giant has announced that they have roped in world famous sports and fitness icons - midfielder maestro Ronaldinho, Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps, India cricket ico

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MoHFW writes to West Bengal on spurt in Covid-19 cases

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST

Expressing concern over the rising cases of Covid-19 in West Bengal, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has written to the West Bengal Health department to increase testing and ta

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Unesco delegation visits Visva-Bharati

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST

A Unesco delegation visited Visva-Bharati to assess technical details on the basis of an application by the authorities to include the national university established by Rabindranath Tagore in the Wor

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Schools in West Bengal to reopen from November 16: Chief Minister

Kolkata |Monday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced the reopening of educational institutions in the state from November 16, after a gap of nearly 20 months.

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Coronavirus cases on the rise in West Bengal

Kolkata |Monday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST

With the Covid cases hovering around 1,000 for the last three days and the positivity rate touching nearly 3 per cent, West Bengal seems to be moving in the opposite direction from the rest of India.

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Mamata to make first Goa trip as Trinamool makes push for state

Kolkata |Sunday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is keen on her Trinamool Congress wresting Tripura and Goa from BJP in the Assembly elections scheduled next year, on Saturday said that she will make h

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West Bengal govt leaning towards central schemes due to fund crunch

Kolkata |Sunday, 2021 1:45:05 PM IST

Owing to a fund crunch because of the huge financial drain to meet the commitment of the social schemes launched by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the West Bengal government is slowly leaning towards

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1,200 kids admitted to Bengal's Burdwan Medical College, 9 dead

Kolkata |Sunday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST

After the puja season when Covid is slowly surging back to the state, more than 1,200 children were admitted to the Burdwan Medical College in West Bengal in the last one month with acute respiratory

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