India  /  Published 20.12.21

Lok Sabha passes electoral bill

Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill to link electoral roll data with Aadhaar eco system amid protest by opposition members over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence issue. The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill 20...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.12.21

Bill linking Aadhar to voter list tabled

The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021, which seeks to link electoral rolls with the Aadhaar ecosystem to weed out duplication, was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday. Introducing the bill, Union La...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.12.21

Bill for Aadhaar link to electoral roll to be tabled in House today

The government is set to introduce the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021, seeking to link electoral roll data with Aadhaar to check “multiple enrolment”, while raising fears of “m...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.21

Aadhaar ‘hurdle’ to ration

The process of public distribution system in the state may face hiccups starting from January 1, 2022, as an internal estimate of Nabanna has revealed that the ration cards of about 30 per cent benefi...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.21

Drive to deliver ration cards

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to initiate a special drive to deliver ration cards to nearly three lakh beneficiaries who didn’t receive the same in the past few months. The drive h...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.21

Deadline on ration card link with Aadhaar

The state government on Tuesday informed Calcutta High Court that even though the Centre had fixed November 30 as the last date for linking ration cards with Aadhaar cards, the people of Bengal would ...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.21

Poll roll justice after alien label

The Bankura district administration on Thursday confirmed Gangadhar Pramanik’s name on the electoral roll, the process completed within a month of the 33-year-old migrant labourer’s return...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.21

PF-Aadhaar link extended to Dec 31

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has extended the date of linking Aadhaar cards with UAN (Universal Account Number) of provident fund holders associated with different plantatio...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 04.10.21

Beyond digital: health care

Erroneous diagnoses can be fatal. India’s healthcare system has, for long, suffered from several ailments — poor accessibility and insufficient number of medical personnel are among them &...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 28.09.21

Cash is still king: Digital payments in India

Digital payments seem to be ubiquitous in India now, from local kirana stores to cabs. Every place appears to have one of those small stands with QR codes. Now this might lead you to believe...
By Partha Pratim Chakraborty, Aashita Joshi


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