The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Big comeback: entry tax; debut: deficit
West Bengal has resurrected the infamous entry tax, making goods costlier when they reach the municipal areas of the state. ...  | Read.. 
Insult to injured industry
Budget 2003-04 has hardly made any fresh proposal for industry although growth in the sector remained insignificant. ...  | Read.. 
State beats Centre’s growth rate
Despite the economic downturn that marked the year 2002-03, West Bengal registered a 7.6 per cent growth in the state do ...  | Read.. 
Tax cut boost to tea trade
The city-based tea industry today greeted the “positive step” of lowering the agricultural income-tax to 30 per cent fro ...  | Read.. 
Promoter found dead in prison
A promoter who has been linked to a betting racket was found dead in the sub-divisional jail here this morning, sparking ...  | Read.. 
Rivers from Bhutan eat into gardens
The rivers of Bhutan, which flow through Jalpaiguri district, are increasingly eating into the tea gardens on their bank ...  | Read.. 
Govt nurtures Naxalite bases
Police and West Midnapore district authorities are working on a common strategy to bring down violence and restore peo ...  | Read.. 
Finance minister Asim Dasgupta with chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee at a Cabinet meeting before the presentation of the budget. Picture by Prad ...  | Read