Tag: Bengal

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  • Hard time for Metro commuters

    Hard time for Metro commuters

    Overcrowded coaches before Durga Puja leaving regular commuters gasping for breath.

    September 14, 2019
  • Good News: Bengal to implement 6th Pay Commission next year

    Good News: Bengal to implement 6th Pay Commission next year

    The chief minister said a state government employee who used to get Rs 7,000 basic pay would see that raised to Rs 17,990. The gross amount would be Rs 20,148 now, she further said. State government employees would now be eligible to draw Rs 10 lakh as gratuity as the highest limit, which was earlier Rs 6 lakh. Government employees apart, Mamata Banerjee also announced schemes for jobless and needy journalists.

    September 14, 2019
  • West Bengal not to implement amended MV Act

    West Bengal not to implement amended MV Act

    “We are not implementing the Act. Our officials feel that the recent amendments that have been made are quite harsh and it will overburden us if it is implemented. Moreover, we have successfully taken up a special drive ~ Safe Drive Save Life ~ to check accidents and rash driving,” said Miss Banerjee.

    September 12, 2019
  • Serving common people

    Serving common people

    Mahendralal Sarkar was one of the most successful and wellknown doctors of British ruled India whose name and fame spread all over Bengal.

    September 7, 2019
  • Malda’s oldest station building Rajmahal restored

    Malda’s oldest station building Rajmahal restored

    The old station building, with its thick brick mortar walls, high roof and iron structures constructed during 1860, was in a dilapidated condition.

    September 2, 2019
  • Baisakhi Banerjee, Sovan Chatterjee threaten to leave BJP

    Baisakhi Banerjee, Sovan Chatterjee threaten to leave BJP

    They met Mr Vijayvargiya on 28 August at his residence in the city expressing their grievances against the BJP leadership.

    September 1, 2019
  • Mixed reaction from Bengal parties on Assam NRC

    Mixed reaction from Bengal parties on Assam NRC

    The exclusion of such a huge number of persons from the NRC will give rise to a compartmentalisation all over the country, former PCC chief, Pradip Bhattacharya said.

    September 1, 2019
  • South Bengal to receive rainfall due to low pressure zone

    South Bengal to receive rainfall due to low pressure zone

    “A low pressure area has formed over northern Bay of Bengal and adjoining westcentral Bay of Bengal for which South Bengal is expected to receive rainfall for the next few days,” said the weather official.

    September 1, 2019
  • Signal legislation

    Signal legislation

    Chiefly, the Bill introduces the provision of capital punishment in the event of the victim’s death and a jail term of three years to life imprisonment in case of grievous injury.

    September 1, 2019
  • 150 electric buses for transport department

    150 electric buses for transport department

    “We had sought approval for more than 300 electric buses for rolling out in our state. However, for now we have got a nod for 150 electric buses,” said Mr Adhikari.

    August 29, 2019
  • Rice and salt

    Rice and salt

    The short point must be that more than deliberate mismanagement has plagued the midday meal scheme from Bengal to eastern Uttar Pradesh.

    August 29, 2019
  • Body found on roadside: Son-in-law admits to killing

    Body found on roadside: Son-in-law admits to killing

    However, Ria failed to place the box in the carrier of the cycle, Raju joined hands but he dropped the box after a short distance.

    August 27, 2019
  • Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and religious life in modern Bengal

    Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and religious life in modern Bengal

    Sri Ramakrishna’s appeal as a religious figure is well-known to any Bengali Hindu. Sahapedia attempts to highlight what explains this popularity and the enduring appeal of his words.

    August 24, 2019
  • Fish introduced in Mid-Day Meal menu

    Fish introduced in Mid-Day Meal menu

    Non-vegetarian items, comprising either fish or egg curry, should be provided twice in a week among which fish should be served at least one day a week. “Chatni” should be on the menu twice in a week.

    August 24, 2019
  • Protest against tax on Pujas

    Protest against tax on Pujas

    Banerjee instructed her Banga Janani Bahini to sit on a dharna at Subodh Mullick square on 13 August from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    August 12, 2019
  • Raksha Bandhan set to have a patriotic flavor

    Raksha Bandhan set to have a patriotic flavor

    Kalna's Rakhi Hub has evolved a business turnover worth Rs 250 crore in the recent years.

    August 6, 2019
  • Netaji Nagar Murder Case: Bihar labourer confesses to murder of elderly couple

    Netaji Nagar Murder Case: Bihar labourer confesses to murder of elderly couple

    Police said Alam had crept into the Mukherjee house in a drunken state on the night of 29 July through the main gate at about 9 p.m.

    August 6, 2019