The Telegraph
Sunday, January 21, 2018
 

West Bengal

Bengal loan plan for jobs

First published on 21-Jan-2018
The Mamata Banerjee government has fixed a target of creating 80 lakh beneficiaries of job opportunities by ensuring bank loans for Self Help Groups by March this year....   | Read..
 

TMC strike threat over move to axe rail routes

First published on 21-Jan-2018
The Trinamul Congress on Saturday threatened to launch a massive agitation if the railways didn't withdraw by January 31 a letter that said eight "unviable" train routes in Bengal would b......   | Read..
 

Kalimpong trucks stop ferrying stones

First published on 21-Jan-2018
About 300 truckers engaged in ferrying stones from the quarries situated on Teesta, Relli and other rivers stopped work since Friday following the Kalimpong district administration's clampdown on i......   | Read..
 

Hill panchayat poll plan on govt table

First published on 21-Jan-2018
The Bengal government is considering holding rural polls in the hills - a demand raised time and again by various political parties - minister Subrata Mukherjee said here on Saturday....   | Read..
 

Tamang warms up for first rally

First published on 21-Jan-2018
Binay Tamang will address a rally at Sukna on Sunday, his first public meeting in seven months during which time he was appointed the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) chief....   | Read..
 

Mukul demands investment white paper

First published on 21-Jan-2018
BJP leader Mukul Roy on Saturday questioned the recent business summit and demanded a white paper on private investments made in Bengal since Trinamul came to power in 2011....   | Read..
 

Siliguri run & walkathon

First published on 21-Jan-2018
Siliguri metropolitan police will organise a road race and a walkathon on February 5 to strengthen police-public relationship and to propagate awareness of traffic safety....   | Read..
 

En route to God, an acid test

First published on 21-Jan-2018
Machhlibaba - those who have read Feluda's adventure in Kashi already know this - used to swim from one holy spot to another. Mahant Kishore Giri, a member of the Panchadas Naam Juna Akhara, usuall......   | Read..
 

France lauds Bengal on industrial efforts

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Land, red tape and delays dog industry in Bengal but the government realises the shortcomings and is working to overcome them, French consul-general Damien Syed said on Friday....   | Read..
 

400 bullets in turf war

First published on 20-Jan-2018
More than 400 bullets were found scattered across Basanti in South 24-Parganas on Friday, underscoring the extent of the alleged turf war between two Trinamul factions on Thursday and pointing to t......   | Read..
 

VS email on Cong lends helping hand to Sita

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan has sent the CPM central committee an email whose contents could be seen as an endorsement of the line suggesting that the door should be kept ajar o......   | Read..
 

Tea sweetener ahead of Bengal rural polls

First published on 20-Jan-2018
A senior official of the Bengal agricultural department met representatives of small tea growers on Friday, the government's first engagement with a section of the industry said to account for over......   | Read..
 

HC annuls Nadia civic recruitments

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Calcutta High Court on Friday set aside the appointment of seven persons in different posts of the Gayeshpur municipality in Nadia as they had been recruited without following norms....   | Read..
 

MLA detained in land protest over highway

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Residents in Islampur clashed with police and a Left MLA was detained on Friday during a protest against a highway bypass project over demands for higher land compensation....   | Read..
 

Chandrima offers rural poll lessons

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Chandrima Bhattacharya, the state president of the Trinamul Mahila Congress, on Friday instructed women leaders and workers of the party in Cooch Behar district to "develop a clear idea" ......   | Read..
 

Guard arrested over bank burglary

First published on 20-Jan-2018
A private security guard posted at the bank which had been burgled on Wednesday night was arrested for his alleged involvement in the crime....   | Read..
 

Foe settled, CPM wrings hands on friends

First published on 19-Jan-2018
The CPM central committee will meet in Calcutta over the weekend to finalise the political resolution for the next three years, failing which two drafts may have to be sent to the Hyderabad party c......   | Read..
 

Suspense on Buddha presence

First published on 19-Jan-2018
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, who is considered the inspiration behind the doctrine of keeping the door ajar for the Congress, has sought leave of absence from the CPM's central committee meeting in Cal......   | Read..
 

Dhaka keen on Teesta diplomacy

First published on 19-Jan-2018
Bangladesh water resources minister Anwar Hossain Manju is keen to meet Mamata Banerjee and Narendra Modi to thresh out a way of implementing the Teesta water-sharing pact....   | Read..
 

Boy killed in crossfire

First published on 19-Jan-2018
A 10-year-old boy returning from school and a youth died from stray bullets during a clash between alleged supporters of two Trinamul MLAs at Basanti in South 24-Parganas on Thursday....   | Read..