CAL 13 BH-NDA-UNEASE Unease in Bihar's ruling alliance ahead of assembly polls Patna: Former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's HAM(S) Friday reignited its rivalry with the Lok Janshakti Party, warning it will field candidates against LJP if Ram Vilas Paswan's party puts up nominees to take on the JD(U) in the Bihar assembly polls, reflecting the unease in the state's ruling alliance.
CAL 14 WB-BANKS Banks allowed to operate on Saturdays in West Bengal Kolkata: The West Bengal government has allowed banks to operate on working Saturdays as part of further relaxations in COVID-related restrictions, according to an order.
CAL 16 AS-VIRUS-HIMANTA Assam govt preparing SOP to implement Gauhati HC directives Guwahati: Assam government is preparing a standard operating procedure (SOP) to implement the directives of Gauhati High Court on adherence to COVID-19 protocol issued by the health department, state Minister for Health and Family Welfare Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Friday.
CAL 17 WB-LD METRO Dates for resuming Kolkata Metro services to be fixed shortly: Top official Kolkata: Days after the West Bengal government issued an order allowing recommencement of Metro services from September 8, Manoj Joshi, the general manager of the rapid transit system, on Friday said the final date for resuming operations will be fixed shortly.
CAL 18 TR-PROTOCOL ROUTE Sonamura-Daukandi inland waterways protocol route to be made operational on Sept 5 Agartala: A trial run of an inland waterways protocol route between India and Bangladesh began on Thursday with a cargo vessel leaving for Sonamura port in Tripura from Munshiganj in the neighbouring country, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said.
CAL 19 AS-SCHEMES Assam announces cash dole for tea garden workers Guwahati: The Assam government on Thursday announced that it will deposit Rs 3,000 in the bank accounts of around eight lakh tea garden workers by November 15, months ahead of the assembly elections.
CAL 21 WB-BJP-PROTEST BJP organises 'Save Democracy' campaign in Bengal, asks people to oust TMC from power Kolkata: The West Bengal unit of the BJP on Friday organised demonstrations across the state to protest against 'political violence and murder of democracy', and exhorted people to defeat the 'jungle raj' of the TMC in the next assembly elections.
CAL 23 WB-VIRUS-CASES COVID-19 discharge rate in Bengal rises to 84.48 pc, 58 more deaths reported Kolkata: The COVID-19 discharge rate in West Bengal rose to 84.48 per cent on Friday, after 3,305 more people recovered from the disease, the health department said.
CAL 24 AS-LOCKDOWN Assam govt lifts weekened lockdown and night curfew Guwahati: The Assam government has lifted weekend lockdown and night curfew though coronavirus-related restrictions will remain in force in the containment zones till September 30, Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna said on Friday. PTI RG RG