The Telegraph
Sunday , June 22 , 2014

Bengal ‘boost’ for job scheme critics

The Bengal government finished only 29.05 per cent of the projects sanctioned under the central 100-day rural job scheme in 2013-14, the state’s worst-ever performance calling into question the efficacy of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in creating assets. ...   | Read..

Nandan mix-up hits examinees

Around 30 students turned up at Calcutta’s Nandan film complex today to appear for a Visva-Bharati entrance exam only to realise that the “Nandan” menti...   | Read..

Congress fight

Congress workers today came to blows at a meeting convened by state unit president Adhir Chowdhury to review the party’s “poor” performance in Lok Sabha...   | Read..

Call for 3-day bus strike from June 25

Private bus owners in Bengal today decided to go ahead with their 72-hour strike from June 25 to demand a fare hike. ...   | Read..

Ire at ‘unfair’ jute trade

Labour minister Purnendu Bose today alleged that “unfair trade practices” was one of the problems plaguing the jute industry in Bengal, six days after a mill ...   | Read..
Jaggu Kapadia (middle) and Dinesh Lal (right), the two men who had chased down a runaway tram at Ballygunge Phari on Thursday and stopped it, will be ...  | Read