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Rajiva Sinha, who has been made West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation chair, is latest civil servant to earn important post-retirement posting under Mamata govt.
At the first press meet, the govt announced 10 lockdown dates, which were later revised to nine, and then finally to 7 after the tweet by the home department.
The state will install 500 CCTV cameras in over 480 containment zones in Kolkata to see if people are violating Covid-19 norms at these zones, an official said.
Minister Partha Chatterjee says West Bengal govt made mistakes in handling the crisis, but assures public that things are being sorted out.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has called the Narendra Modi gov’s decision to send teams to assess Covid-19 situation in four states as a "unilateral" and "undesirable" action.
The ICMR-NICED authorities said it could be possibly because the kits have not been standardized and is considering the matter very seriously.
The state's education department issued a circular that followed a directive from Centre to build awareness among students about the virus and preventive measures.
Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said the chief minister is obliged to brief him according to the Constitution, but Mamata Banerjee hasn’t done so ‘even once’.
West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, who has been at loggerheads with the TMC government in the state, added that the situation is "unprecedented and challenging".
The arrival of Rishi Kumar Shukla is expected to bring some order in the CBI as it moves to challenge the action of the West Bengal govt in ponzi scam cases.