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Amit Mitra
West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.20

Amit contests Nirmala charges on job plan

Mamata Banerjee has turned to Amit Mitra to counter with facts and figures Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s claim that not a single Bengal district was included in a central scheme to...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.20

One Amit counters another with numbers

Amit Shah had a challenger with the same first name on Tuesday. A visibly prepared Trinamul Congress — assisted by Team Prashant Kishor — took on the BJP’s challenge and worked hard on social me...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 14.05.20

Centre accused of subduing states

Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra lashed out at the Centre for “strategically” undermining the efforts of the states in the fight against the pandemic,which is wrecking the fragile finances of ev...
By in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 05.05.20

Bengal MSMEs to get Rs 90,000cr credit

The State Level Bankers Committee in Bengal on Monday decided to keep the credit flow target to the MSME sector unchanged at Rs 90,000 crore, while it put in a request with the Reserve Bank of India t...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 23.04.20

Amit Mitra formula for revival

Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra has prescribed a three-legged formula to shore up money to fight the economic catastrophe unleashed by the Covid-19 pandemic and support livelihood.He reiterated the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 20.04.20

States get Rs 46,038 crore

The finance ministry on Monday said it has disbursed Rs 46,038 crore to states as their share of central taxes and duties for April.In a tweet the ministry said to assist states effectively address th...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 16.04.20

Call for CSR parity

Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra has reiterated the state’s demand to classify corporate contributions to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund as an expense under corporate social responsibility.Fol...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 09.04.20

Borrowing cap hurts Bengal

The Centre has permitted Bengal to raise open market borrowings of up to Rs 20,362 crore in the first nine months of 2020-21 – but state government officials say it will hardly be enough to mitigate...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 06.04.20

Fresh Bengal pitch for funds

Bengal has made a fresh appeal to the Modi government to front load the release of central funds and relax the tough limit set on its budgetary deficit under the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Manag...
By in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 02.04.20

Bengal seeks GST dues

Bengal has demanded the immediate release of Rs 2,875 crore of GST compensation from the Centre in the wake of the virus outbreak which has crippled revenue collection and increased state’s expendit...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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