A Bengal forensic team on Tuesday visited the Midnapore College Grounds, the venue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally on Monday, and found several deficiencies in the way the temporary structures were erected.
The 15th Finance Commission has asked the Bengal government to take up a joint exercise with the Central Statistics Office (CSO) to reconcile "some of its macroeconomic data" and submit the revised figures by August.
A division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday observed that it could be presumed that dearness allowance (DA) was the "fundamental right" of the state government employees, asking unions to furnish legal provisions that substantiate their claim to DA on a par with central employees.
Officials on Tuesday stepped out of camps into the fields to resolve the land-related dispute in Birbhum's Loba, where land acquisition for coal mine project has run into land protests, but no farmer appeared before them.
Representatives of Joint Forum, the apex body of tea trade unions excepting Trinamul, announced on Tuesday evening that they have postponed the three-day tea industry strike and the 12-hour general strike, much to the relief of tea planters.
Trinamul on Monday dubbed the BJP a "syndicate peddling religious extremism and lynchings", hours after Narendra Modi accused the Mamata Banerjee government of "running a syndicate raj" and "throttling democracy".