• Akhtar to write song on ‘Khela Hobe’
    New Delhi [India]: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday requested noted lyricist-poet Javed Akhtar to write a song on “Khela Hobe,” her poll slogan. Akhtar and actor Shabana Azmi today met Banerjee who is on a four-day visit to Delhi.After meeting Banerjee, the […]
  • WB: Restrictions extended
    Kolkata (West Bengal)[India]: West Bengal government on Thursday extended COVID-19 restrictions in the state till August 15 with certain relaxations.Government programmes will be allowed at indoor places with not more than 50 per cent of total seating capacity from July 31. “Under Disaster Management Act […]
  • Odisha: Medical colleges opened
    Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India]: The Odisha government on Wednesday allowed the reopening of medical colleges and other institutions in view of declining COVID-19 cases.Institutions of teaching including nursing, pharmacy, physiotherapy and occupational therapy, public health and other paramedical/allied medical science courses have been permitted to reopen […]
  • Assam accuses Mizoram
    Assam hit out at Mizoram late on Monday for breaching agreements, status quo, and said the Mizoram Police used light machine guns (LMGs) in the clashes that left five Assamese police personnel dead hours earlier along the border between the two states. At least 50 […]
  • IPAC harrassed in Tripura
    A team from poll strategist Prashant Kishor’s IPAC (Indian Political Action Committee) has allegedly been detained in Tripura, where they went to do some groundwork for Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress.  The Tripura police have been camping at the hotel lobby since morning […]
  • Kolkata : 2 Arrested
    Two additional individuals have been detained in the post-election rioting in Kolkata for reportedly murdering BJP leader Abhijit Sarkar. So far, seven of the eight defendants mentioned in the FIR have been apprehended in connection with the case. Two more people have been arrested in […]
  • Odisha Gangster killed in encounter
    A gangster serving a life sentence in Odisha was shot Saturday after he snatched a policeman’s weapon during his second escape attempt in four months, officials said. Sheikh Hyder — who had earlier escaped from a hospital before being recaptured — was being shifted to […]
  • WB: Higher Secondary Board face protests
    Several class 12 students who have been declared failed by the board blocked roads and ransacked furniture of a school during protests across the state on Saturday. The agitating students said with no exams having taken place this year, they were baffled by the evaluation […]
  • CM cares for deceased Journalists
    According to an official release, the Odisha government has approved compensation of 2.55 crore for the families of 17 working journalists in the state who died as a result of COVID-19. On Friday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved a proposal from the Information and Public […]
  • ‘Be prepared’: Naveen Patnaik
    New Delhi: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday asked officials to remain fully prepared to tackle a possible third wave of Covid-19, which may hit by August end. Chairing a meeting to review the Covid-19 scenario in the state, Patnaik said, “As per the […]
  • WB: Drones, UAVs banned
    The Navy on Friday declared a ‘no-fly zone’ around its installations in West Bengal for non-conventional aerial objects, drones and unmanned aerial vehicles. The move comes in the wake of an attack on the Indian Air Force station at Jammu with armed drones and reported […]
  • Assam : Covid Test Mandatory
    The Assam government on Monday made the Covid-19 test mandatory for all passengers entering the state from other North-Eastern regions due to the rising number of cases in the neighbouring states, a notification issued by the Health and Family Welfare department said. Earlier, people from […]