No lockdown in West Bengal on September 12 in interest of NEET candidates: CM Mamata Banerjee

“Keeping their interest in mind, while keeping the state-wide lockdown as it is on Sep 11th, it has been decided to cancel the lockdown on 12th, so that the students can attend the examination on 13th without any apprehensions or concerns,” she said in a tweet.

West Bengal State Lottery: ‘Dear Bangasree Damodar’ lottery results at 4 pm today

The winner of the Dear Bangasree Damodar lottery will take home Rs 50 lakh. The second prize is Rs 9,000, third is Rs 500 and the fourth prize is Rs 250. The fifth prize is of Rs 120 and there is also a consolation prize of Rs 1,000.

West Bengal: 96% not enough for CBSE, ISC students’ college dreams

At Surendranath College, no student with a score below 474 out of 500 figured in the first list for economics honours An ISC student with 96.4% realised at the 11th hour that he wouldn’t get into Scottish Church College, as the first 22 students (all from HS) had a perfect 400/400 An ISC student with […]

Adhir Ranjan is new West Bengal Congress Chief

Mr. Chowdhury, elected to Lok Sabha from Behrampore in Murshidabad district is also Congress party’s leader in Lok Sabha. He has served as the president of WBPCC from 2014 to 2018 and played a key role in forging the Left Congress electoral understanding in 2016 Assembly and 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury hopeful of tie up with Left in West Bengal

The Left-Congress alliance could not be forged also on some seats in 2019 Lok Sabha polls. However, post 2019, the Left and Congress have held political programmes together giving ample hints of a tie up in 2021 Assembly poll. The appointment of Mr. Chowdhury, one of the vocal critics of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as […]

West Bengal: Lawyer convicted for strangulating husband to death with mobile phone charger

Kolkata: A local court in Barasat, West Bengal in its verdict on Monday convicted Anindita Pal Dey, a lawyer, accused of murdering her husband Rajat Dey with the wire of a mobile charger in 2018. The punishment for the accused will be pronounced on Wednesday. Anindita Pal Dey, the wife of the deceased Calcutta High […]

Coronavirus | West Bengal cases touch 1.93 lakh,

“Keeping their interest in mind, while keeping the statewide lockdown as it is on Sept 11, it has been decided to cancel the one on the next day, so that the students can attend the examination on 13th without any apprehensions or concerns. I wish them all the very best,” the Chief Minister tweeted.

West Bengal COVID-19 infections cross 2 lakh, death toll 4,000

One lakh infections in only 23 daysWith the cases crossing two lakhs on Sunday, the State added one lakh infections in the past 23 days. On August 21, the number had crossed one lakh. The first case was reported on March 17. While it took more than five months for the number to reach one […]

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury appointed West Bengal Cong chief

‘At this juncture, the party also remembers the services of Late Shri Somen Mitra, a veteran Congressman whose untimely demise has left a void amongst all Congress workers. He will always be remembered for his dedication to the cause,’ the All India Congress Committee general secretary K C Venugopal said in the statement.

NEET 2020: No lockdown in West Bengal on September 12, announces CM Mamata

“Government of West Bengal had initially announced a statewide lockdown on September 11 and 12. Considering the NEET 2020 examination scheduled on 13th, we have received numerous requests from the student community on lifting lockdown norms on 12th, helping ease their travel to examination centres”, the Chief Minister said in a tweet today.