In May last year, the Supreme Court had struck down the West Bengal government’s law WBHIRA for regulating real estate sector, saying it was ”unconstitutional”.
The study, "Staying Alive COVID 19 and Public services in West Bengal", said that the reporting of food crisis by households belonging to the Scheduled Tribes (ST) community of the state was higher, as compared to other social groups.
Ghatal is a low-lying riverine area in Paschim Medinipur district that gets affected by floods almost every year.
She said the saffron party has deliberately chosen to ”disturb” the Maharashtra government at a time when the presidential polls are approaching. She said the saffron party has deliberately chosen to ”disturb” the Maharashtra government at a time when the presidential polls are approaching.
Kolkata, June 23 West Bengal transport minister Firhad Hakim told the Assembly on Thursday that the state government was mulling over a proposal to ..
Around 20 protesters blocked both up and down lines at a level crossing from around 10 AM thus also affecting vehicular traffic, a spokesperson of the Eastern Railway said.
The southwest monsoon is likely to advance into parts of Gangetic West Bengal and in all the northern districts of the state by Friday, the Met said.
In a notice, the Project Director, Midday Meal Programme on Tuesday asked the district authorities to ask schools to distribute rice, potato, sugar, pulses and soap among the guardians on designated dates and places from June 20 to June 26.
UNICEF praised the West Bengal government's developmental projects for "helping to prevent child labour" on Monday, expressing hope that the problem will be eradicated with this "continued momentum."
They have been booked under IPC sections that deal with rioting, attempt to murder, and causing damage to public properties, among others, a senior police officer said.
Protests erupted in several parts of Howrah on Friday over controversial remarks by suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma and expelled leader Naveen Jindal on Prophet Mohammad.
Internet services have been suspended across the district till June 13 to prevent the spread of rumours
Poll for the President of India will be held on July 18, the Election Commission announced on Thursday
Addressing a press conference at the state assembly, Chatterjee said the cabinet gave its go-ahead to the company to set up the facility on 51.75 acres of land.
It also gave its nod to another proposal to remove the governor from the post of Visitor to private universities and replace him with the state's education minister.
"We are happy that he will give us direction to intensify our battle against the corrupt Trinamool Congress government, which has lost all credibility after being mired in scams. His visit will boost the morale of the rank and file of the party," Majumdar said late on Sunday.
The Calcutta High Court dismissed a petition seeking suo motu cognizance of Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee's criticism of a section of the judiciary at a public rally in Haldia on Saturday, stating that the comments by him do not in any way scandalize the court's authority.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday hailed the fighting spirit of the people of Goa and said their struggles led to its full statehood on this day 35 years ago.
If Mamata Banerjee manages to get full control of the state’s universities, she will have an absolutely free hand to appoint and promote both academic and non-academic staff, and dictate syllabi.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday that the Emami Group will sponsor the century-old East Bengal Football Club, to compete in the Indian Super League this season (ISL).
West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee slammed the Centre, alleging misuse of federal agencies for settling political scores.
While the national average is 50.4 percent, Uttar Pradesh holds the second rank with 75.6 per cent of the households owning a bicycle, it said.
The weather system is likely to further lose steam and turn into a depression by Thursday morning, the Met Department said.
Amit Shah, who steered the passage of Citizenship Amendment Act in the parliament in 2019 which promises citizenship to minorities who have come from neighbouring countries between March 24, 1971, and December 31, 2014, claimed Mamata Banerjee is against giving refugees citizenship and in favour of infiltration.
Amit Shah, who arrived at the Kolkata airport, was received by senior BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari and Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nisith Pramanik.