The Telegraph
Wednesday , October 10 , 2012
Since 1st March, 1999

Eye on polls, govt raises paddy-buying bar

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to procure 14 lakh tonnes of rice directly from farmers in 2012-13, an increase of 5 lakh tonnes over last year to ensure more of them get the minimum support price in the run-up to the panchayat polls. ...   | Read..

Dharna to press for rice cash

Nearly 150 farmers from 21 villagers in Burdwan today began an indefinite dharna in front of the Manteswar block development office complaining they were yet to receive c...   | Read..

Body found

The body of a computer science student was found beside the railway tracks near Burdwan’s Khana last night....   | Read..

Arms haul in Maoist zone

The joint forces today recovered cartridges and detonators from the forests of Lalgarh in what officers said was the biggest arms haul in the area in recent months....   | Read..

Surjya jab

Surjya Kanta Mishra today said the appointment of the seven former Trinamul Union ministers as advisers would create an “atmosphere of suspicion” among state ...   | Read..

E-filing for faster teacher pensions

Education minister Bratya Basu today said service records of schoolteachers would be e-filed to expedite the release of their pension. ...   | Read..

Harass finger at Visva teacher

A former Visva-Bharati student has complained to the vice-chancellor that she was “physically harassed” by a senior lecturer and dean of students’ welfa...   | Read..
Eye on polls, govt raises paddy-buying bar