No Problem With Renaming Kolkata Port After Shyama Prasad Mukherjee: Mamata Banerjee

“We have not received the copy on Essential Commodities Act,” Mamata Banerjee said Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that she does not have any problem with the renaming of Kolkata Port Trust as “Syama Prasad Mukherjee Port Trust”. “I do not have any problem with changing the name of Kolkata […]

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Places Of Worship To Open In Bengal From June 1: Mamata Banerjee

Not more than 10 people will be allowed when religious places reopen, Mamata Banerjee said Kolkata: All places of worship in Bengal will open from June 1, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee declared today, two days before lockdown4 is due to end. Not more than 10 people will be allowed when religious places reopen, she declared, […]

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Bengal Logs Highest Spike In COVID Cases As Trains, Planes Return To State

Kolkata reported 57 new cases, bringing up the number of cases to 1,900. Kolkata: On a day 20 migrant trains and 11 flights arrived in the state, West Bengal saw the highest ever single-day spike in coronavirus positive cases at 344. There was no comment from chief minister Mamata Banerjee today but she yesterday accused […]

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Do It Yourself, Mamata Banerjee Told Amit Shah On COVID-19. What He Said

Mamata Banerjee said she offered Amit Shah to handle the COVID-19 situation in Bengal. Kolkata: Raising the political pitch in her battle with the centre over the handling of the coronavirus crisis, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday revealed she had told Union Home Minister Amit Shah that if he thought the state […]

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“Cut Off My Head,” Says Mamata Banerjee On Protests After Cyclone Amphan

We are trying to restore everything as soon as possible, Mamata Banerjee said Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday asked for more time to restore electricity and other essential services after Cyclone Amphan tore through the state on Wednesday, causing damage of Rs 1 lakh crore to infrastructure and crops. “It’s just […]

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Mamata Banerjee’s Move Earns Rare Approval From West Bengal Governor

Jagdeep Dhankar (left) has been less combative since Friday following Cyclone Amphan (File) Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar, known for a stormy relationship with the state government, on Saturday praised Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s decision to call on the army for help in restoring essential infrastructure and services devastated by Cyclone Amphan. “A good […]

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At PM Modi, Mamata Banerjee’s Cyclone Survey, A Marked Social Distancing

As PM Modi arrived in Bengal to assess the cyclone damage, the strain showed. Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced Rs 1,000 crore assistance for West Bengal after an aerial tour of the state where 80 people have died and infrastructure has been badly damaged by Cyclone Amphan. “We will support Bengal in this […]

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PM Modi’s Aerial Survey Of Cyclone-Hit Bengal, Mamata Banerjee Present

Cyclone Amphan: PM Modi took an aerial survey in West Bengal. Highlights PM was accompanied by Mamata Banerjee and Governor All three were seen in face masks as they took stock of the situation This is PM Modi’s first travel outside Delhi in nearly three months New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi this afternoon undertook […]

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Cyclone Amphan Impact Worse Than Coronavirus: Mamata Banerjee

Cyclone Amphan: Mamata Banerjee said North and South 24 Parganas districts were the worst hit Kolkata: The impact of Cyclone Amphan on West Bengal has been worse than the coronavirus pandemic, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said this evening after the extremely severe cyclonic storm pounded Bengal, killing three people, damaging buildings and uprooting trees. Damages […]

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“Will Stay Overnight At Control Room”: Mamata Banerjee On Cyclone Amphan

Mamata Banerjee said the seven districts on alert had enough masks and sanitisers. Kolkata: Bengal would monitor “red plus zones” for Cyclone Amphan, which is likely to hit the state tomorrow afternoon, Mamata Banerjee said today, reviewing arrangements at a control room set up in her office building in Kolkata. Three lakh have been moved […]

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