PMAY scheme: Bengal asks Centre to clear pending dues
In a counter to the Union government's recent communique asking the state to file FIRs against those involved in irregularities in implementation of Prime Minister Awas Yojana (PMAY), the West Bengal
UNESCO's education outfit wants to partner with Bengal govt
At a time when the education sector in West Bengal is daily hitting the national headlines for negative reasons after being saddled by the multi-crore teachers' recruitment scam, a proposal from an ed
Kolkata Municipal Corporation to shut down 18 schools run by it
Saddled with the declining student strength since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic and dilapidated condition of school buildings, Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has decided to close down as
Cattle scam: ED takes Anubrata Mondal to Delhi
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials in Kolkata heaved a sigh of relief after the flight with Trinamool Congress strongman Anubrata Mondal took off from the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Internati
Can't give additional DA even if beheaded, says Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said in the Assembly that her government will not be able to provide additional dearness allowance (DA) to the state government employees "even if
Is CBI hesitant to take action against Bengal CM, asks Suvendu Adhikari
Leader of Opposition in the West Bengal Assembly Suvendu Adhikari on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, questioning if the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had been hesitant to take ac
Teachers' scam: Judicial custody of Manik Bhattacharya's wife and son extended
A special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court on Monday extended the judicial custody of the wife and son of Trinamool Congress legislator and West Bengal Board of Primary Education's (WBB
Cattle scam: ED to take Anubrata Mondal to Delhi on Tuesday
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) will be leaving by a flight for Delhi along with Trinamool Congress strongman and the party's Birbhum district president Anubrata Monda on Tuesday.
Cattle scam: Bengal Police refuses to escort Anubrata Mondal to Delhi
Even after the Calcutta High Court allowed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to take Trinamool Congress strongman Anubrata Mondal to New Delhi in connection with the multi-crore cattle smuggling scam,
8,207 state-run schools in Bengal have student strength below 30
As many as 8,207 state-run schools in West Bengal are currently having a total student strength of 30 or less, as per statistics of the state Education Department.
Cattle scam: Calcutta HC clears decks for ED to take Anubrata Mondal to Delhi
The Calcutta High Court on Saturday cleared the decks for the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to take Trinamool Congress leader Anubrata Mondal to Delhi in connection with the multi-crore cattle smugglin
BSF nabs 2 smugglers, seizes gold biscuits valued at Rs 1.5cr
The Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on Friday apprehended two cross-border smugglers and seized 2.56 kg gold biscuits valued at Rs 1.5 crore from them.