PM calls up West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, praises govt's role in fighting Covid-19
Prime Minister Narendra Modi called up West Bengal Chief...
Elderly man tests positive for coronavirus in West Bengal
The 66-year-old from Nayabad in Kolkata had no history of travelling abroad or outs...
Entire West Bengal brought under lockdown till March 31
"After assessing the situation, it has been decided that the ongoing lockdown will be...
Govt approves additional Rs 5,751 cr to 8 states as calamity relief
The eight states which will get the financial assistance are: Kerala, Maharashtra, Bihar, Nagaland, Odisha, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Karnataka.
COVID-19: Owners evicting health staff to face criminal cases, says Assam Minister
The Assam government has told the police to file a criminal case against landlords asking doctors and paramedic staff fighting the COVIC-19 outbreak to vacate their apartments.
COVID-19: Cabinet Secretary instructs states to clear cargo logjam
Cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba Thursday instructed top state bureaucrats that the hundreds of trucks stranded at check posts across the country should be allowed to reach their destinations, said a person close to the development.
Covid-19: People flock to wholesale markets in UP, West Bengal amid lockdown
People in large numbers flocked to a wholesale market in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad. They went to the market to stock up the essential items....
Covid-19: Pay-and-use quarantine units at 31 hotels in Bengal
Amid the spurt in Covid-19 cases, a total of 31 hotels in the city and nearby Rajarhat and New Town areas have agreed to offer pay-and use rooms to people who have been asked to live in isolation for 14 days.
No need to panic, adequate LPG cylinders available: Indian Oil
It is reiterated that adequate stocks of LPG are available in Kolkata & across the state and there is no need for panic-booking . Indane delivery personnel are working with all heart and soul despite all the current hardships and customers are requested to stick to safety advisories and not resort to panic purchase of cylinders.
COVID-19: Total cases 649; Rate of increase 'relatively stable', says government
The Union health ministry officials also said India was at the second stage as there is still no "hard evidence" to say that there has been community transmission of the fast-spreading coronavirus, remarks which may provide anxious citizens with much needed assurance and hope.
COVID-19: Man with no foreign-travel history tests positive in West Bengal
The resident of Dumdum in North 24 Parganas district was admitted to a private hospital on Monday with fever and dry cough.His symptoms intensified since Thursday, according to the official.
COVID-19 positive cases rise to 606, number of infected highest in Maharashtra: Health Ministry
New Delhi, Mar 25 () Nearly 90 more coronavirus positive cases were reported in India taking the total number of cases to 606 on Wednesday while the number of deaths was 10, according to health ministry data.
Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi for ban on all incoming flights to West Bengal to check coronavirus
Banerjee's letter requests Modi govt to issue "necessary instructions to stop all flights coming to West Bengal with immediate effect", so that the source of the infection is effectively contained and "lockdown in the state is implemented in true letter and spirit". A day earlier, the her govt had suspended interstate bus services till March 31.
First positive case of Coronavirus reported in West Bengal
The first confirmed novel coronavirus case was detected in West Bengal on Tuesday, as a youth who returned from the UK recently tested posit...
West Bengal reports first positive case of coronavirus
He started showing symptoms of covid-19 since morning, following which he was admitted to the isolation ward of the Beliaghata ID hospital here, they said.
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