PM Modi announces interim relief package of £100 mn to Bengal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an immediate relief package of £100 million to the West Bengal government to deal with the aftermath of the cyclone Amphan, which has left at least 77 dead in the state

24 killed as Cyclone Amphan hits Bengal, Odisha and Bangladesh

At least 24 people were killed and over 3 million displaced by Cyclone Amphan barreled through India and Bangladesh, authorities said

Amid raging controversy over alleged mishandling of the Covid-19 crisis, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has transferred health secretary Vivek Kumar from his post, prompting the opposition to claim the removal only proves "something...

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hit out at Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, accusing him of trying to "usurp powers" amid the coronavirus crisis, and asked him to desist from using official communications and logos on social media

The West Bengal State Election Commission (WBSEC) postponed the upcoming civic polls in the state for the time being after political parties expressed their concern over coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak



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