Heatwave alert issued for several West Bengal districts till April 30

As heatwave conditions continue to grip parts of the country, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued heatwave warnings in several districts in West Bengal till April 30. HEATWAVE CONDITIONS LIKELY Predicting heatwave conditions, the IMD wrote, “Heatwave conditions is likely over Uttar Pradesh,…

Bangladeshi national killed in BSF firing during border smuggling bid in West Bengal

A24-year-old Bangladeshi national was killed on Wednesday when BSF personnel fired to thwart a narcotics smuggling bid along the International Border in West Bengal, a senior officer of the force said. The incident took place about 200 metres inside the Indian territory at around 1:40 am near border post Nawada in…

West Bengal CID busts fake arms licence racket, 6 held

The West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) busted a fake arms licence racket and arrested six people from Burdwan and North 24 Parganas. Around 36 fake seals of different officials of West Bengal and other states, five fake arms licences and five arms and ammunition were recovered from the accused. As per…

West Bengal CID seizes truck with 223 kg narcotics worth Rs 23 lakh

The West Bengal Crime Investigation Department (CID) sleuths seized a truck with 233 kgs of cannabis or colloquially termed narcotic drug, Ganja, on Wednesday late night. The CID officials intercepted one Tata Goods vehicle near Dhulagarh Toll Plaza in Howrah district. Three people have been arrested in connection with…

West Bengal School Reopening News: Revised guidelines released by WBBSE, check details here

West Bengal School Reopening News! The West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, WBBSE has revised COVID 19 guideline that was released earlier. The affiliated schools have been asked to conduct physical classes on alternate days. As West Bengal School Reopening News, the COVID 19 guideline released by WBBSE earlier…

BJP leader Prabir Ghosal writes on ‘why one can’t work in BJP’ in TMC mouthpiece

Prabir Ghosal, former Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA who had joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the run-up to the West Bengal Assembly elections 2021, wrote an article in TMC mouthpiece Jago Bangla criticising the BJP. In the article titled ‘KENO BJP KORA JAE NA’ (Why one can’t work in BJP?),…

West Bengal Assembly passes resolution against Centre’s move to expand BSF jurisdiction

The West Bengal Assembly has passed a resolution against the central government’s move to expand BSF’s jurisdiction to 50km from the International Border in the state. In October of this year, the central government amended the Border Security Force (BSF) Act to authorize the force to undertake seizure and…

West Bengal School Reopening: Begins today for classes 9 to 12 – Check guidelines, SOPs

West Bengal School Reopening will begin from today – November 16, 2021. This phased reopening of schools is starting with students of classes 9 to 12. Check here the guidelines in place and SOPs on the same. West Bengal School Reopening will begin from today – November 16, 2021 for students of classes 9 to 12.…

West Bengal Student Credit Card Scheme benefiting several students in the state

West Bengal Student Credit Card Scheme has been benefiting many students in the state. The Student Credit Card Scheme was launched by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to provide loans to students. Details here. Pritam Roy, son of a marginal farmer at Khandaghosh block in West Bengal’s East Burdwan district is…

West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee, two other TMC MLAs take oath

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was on Thursday administered the oath as a member of the state assembly by Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar. Banerjee, who won the Bhabanipur by-poll by a margin of 58,835 votes, a record for the seat, took the oath in Bengali. She needed to win the election to retain the chief…