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In June, Debanjab Deb, who impersonated himself as an IAS officer, was held after he organised fake vaccination camps in Kolkata where TMC MP and Bengali actress Mimi Chakraborty was also inoculated with the jab.

Bengal MLA seeks police probe into unauthorised vaccination camp at TMC office

Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2021 10:07 PM IST
  • Nawsad Siddique, who is the sole ISF and non-BJP or TMC MLA in the state assembly, has called for “higher investigation” against all persons involved in the alleged unauthorised vaccination camp in Bhangar that he said was conducted by the local TMC leader.
Vehicles on a flyover in Kolkata after easing of restrictions of Covid-19 lockdown, earlier this month.(PTI Photo)
Vehicles on a flyover in Kolkata after easing of restrictions of Covid-19 lockdown, earlier this month.(PTI Photo)

Bengal extends Covid-19 curbs till July 15; gyms to open with 50% capacity

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 28, 2021 05:44 PM IST
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee also said that public vehicles can operate with 50% passengers but drivers and conductors should be vaccinated against Covid-19.
Vehicles rush at Dak Bungalow road in Patna amid the coronavirus pandemic in Bihar, India on Wednesday, June.09, 2021. (Photo by Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)
Vehicles rush at Dak Bungalow road in Patna amid the coronavirus pandemic in Bihar, India on Wednesday, June.09, 2021. (Photo by Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)

Highlights: Karnataka reports 11,042 new Covid-19 cases, 194 deaths

UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2021 12:03 AM IST
India's Covid-19 numbers signal the receding second wave of the coronavirus disease pandemic which threw the country's medical health infrastructure out of gear in the last two months.
People throng a market area during restricted opening times imposed by West Bengal's state government to curb the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Siliguri on June 3, 2021. (Photo by Diptendu Dutta / AFP)
People throng a market area during restricted opening times imposed by West Bengal's state government to curb the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Siliguri on June 3, 2021. (Photo by Diptendu Dutta / AFP)

West Bengal reports 108 new Covid-19 deaths, 8,811 fresh cases

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 03, 2021 09:40 PM IST
In the last 24 hours, 16,938 patients recovered from coronavirus improving the discharge rate to 94.46%. So far, 13,25,834 people have been cured of the disease in the state.
A vaccination centre is also operational in South City Mall on Prince Anwar Shah Road but it does not have a drive- through facility. (ANI Photo)
A vaccination centre is also operational in South City Mall on Prince Anwar Shah Road but it does not have a drive- through facility. (ANI Photo)

Kolkata to get its first drive-through vaccination centre at Quest Mall

PTI | , Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2021 09:59 PM IST
  • The facility will be launched by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation at Quest Mall in Park Circus for the 45-plus age group.
Pramila Devi, 36, who is suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is treated by Doctor Aishwary Anand, at a government dispensary in Kaljikhal, in the northern state of Uttarakhand, India, May 23, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (REUTERS)
Pramila Devi, 36, who is suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is treated by Doctor Aishwary Anand, at a government dispensary in Kaljikhal, in the northern state of Uttarakhand, India, May 23, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (REUTERS)

Covid-19 Highlights: Maharashtra to promote Class 10 students amid pandemic

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2021 12:28 AM IST
  • India recorded 2,11,298 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, pushing the tally of cases to 27,369,093. 3,847 deaths were also reported in the last 24 hours.
Mamata Banerjee announced the slew of Covid-19 measures on her first day in office after assuming the post of the chief minister of West Bengal for the third consecutive term.(File Photo / PTI)
Mamata Banerjee announced the slew of Covid-19 measures on her first day in office after assuming the post of the chief minister of West Bengal for the third consecutive term.(File Photo / PTI)

Bengal's new Covid-19 curbs: 50% occupancy in Metro, limited gatherings

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2021 04:05 PM IST
West Bengal on Tuesday reported its highest single-day deaths of 107 Covid-19-affected patients, which took the state's death toll to 11,744, the health department said in a bulletin. Meanwhile, a record number of new cases were also registered
Migrant workers and labourers arriving home in Bengal from other states are being given by hydroxychloroquine tablets after being screened for Covid-19.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)
Migrant workers and labourers arriving home in Bengal from other states are being given by hydroxychloroquine tablets after being screened for Covid-19.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)

Doctors ask why migrant workers returning to Bengal are given HCQ tablets

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Tanmay Chatterjee | Edited by Sabir Hussain
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 06:02 PM IST
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) had earlier warned against the rampant use of hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19.
The Shopping Centres Association of India (SCAI) has sought permission to allow malls to resume operations in limited manner.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)
The Shopping Centres Association of India (SCAI) has sought permission to allow malls to resume operations in limited manner.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)

Bengal’s retail and hospitality sectors plan new models to sidestep Covid-19 crisis

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Tanmay Chatterjee | Edited by Sabir Hussain
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 03:58 PM IST
The retail sector and hospitality industries which have been badly hit during the lockdown are keen to resume business with safeguards against the Covid-19 pandemic.
The West Bengal Doctors’ Forum told Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee late last month that the deaths needed to be declared as per World Health Organisation (WHO)’s guidelines, using International Classification of Disease (ICD) 10 coding.(ANI)
The West Bengal Doctors’ Forum told Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee late last month that the deaths needed to be declared as per World Health Organisation (WHO)’s guidelines, using International Classification of Disease (ICD) 10 coding.(ANI)

Covid-19 deaths in Bengal double in 5 days as govt junks casualty audit panel

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 06:15 AM IST
West Bengal attributed 33 deaths to Covid-19 between March 23 and April 30 while 35 deaths were reported in the last five days.
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