The Telegraph
Friday , August 3 , 2012
Since 1st March, 1999

CM offers DA, arrears and festival bonus

Mamata Banerjee today announced that the government would pay the remaining 50 per cent of the arrears of the fifth pay commission’s salary revision and bonus to all employees before Durga Puja....   | Read..

Derek RS chief whip

Derek O’Brien has been appointed chief whip of the Trinamul Congress in the Rajya Sabha....   | Read..

Extortion opponent shot

Bike-borne assailants tonight shot dead a Howrah trader returning home with his two-year-old daughter in his arms, a few days after he wrote to the police commissioner sa...   | Read..

Rebel arrested in Bankura

A Maoist squad member who police believe could be behind the murder of an officer in 2010 was arrested in his home in Bankura’s Onda last night....   | Read..

Rakhi answer to Maoist ‘flow’

Police in Birbhum today tied rakhis and distributed sweets among people in the villages neighbouring Jharkhand, the move coming a week after Mamata Banerjee instructed th...   | Read..


A 10-year-old tigress was trapped by forest officers today at a cowshed in Gosaba where it had sneaked in in search of food. ...   | Read..

Teacher fury over invitee list

A section of Burdwan university teachers today expressed resentment over the exclusion of the pro-vice chancellor and the municipality chairperson from the list of invit...   | Read..

Miners trapped for seven hours

Twenty-two Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) miners, including an assistant manager, were trapped in a 220ft-deep mine in Burdwan for over seven hours after two lifts conked o...   | Read..

Boycott threat after Visva timing change

Agriculture science students of Visva-Bharati, who boycotted classes today to protest new timings under the five-day-week schedule, threatened to launch an indefinite agi...   | Read..

Centre cash for SC pupils

The Centre has accepted the demand by Bengal and three other states that it shoulder the burden of providing pre-matriculation scholarships to Scheduled Caste students. ...   | Read..
Mamata ties a rakhi on a girl’s wrist at Writers’ on Thursday. (Amit Datta)
CM offers DA, arrears and festival bonus