West Bengal

Food and beverages major PepsiCo said on Monday that it will install community water filters for safe water access in the cyclone Amphan-affected villages in some districts on West Bengal.

Credit flow to the MSME sector in West Bengal has slowed in the first two months of current fiscal due to the lockdown, an official said on Friday.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "insulted" migrant workers returning to the state on 'Shramik Special' trains by calling them 'Corona Express', Home Minister Amit Shah said on Tuesday, as he tried to reach out to the vast constituency of harried migrants and their families.

The West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC) has decided to run buses on 40 routes from Wednesday, as more government and private offices start functioning amid the coronavirus lockdown, an official said.

Kolkata and several parts of West Bengal wore a battered look on Thursday after the extremely severe cyclone 'Amphan' ripped through the state, leaving 12 people dead and blowing up shanties, uprooting thousands of trees besides swamping low-lying areas.

The West Bengal government has transferred Health Secretary Vivek Kumar to the Environment Department and named Narayan Swaroop Nigam as his replacement, officials said on Tuesday.

37 ration dealers arrested, licences of 42 others suspended in West Bengal

The Central team writes to MHA over the troubles they are facing in West Bengal.