Business  /  Published 02.12.19

Tatas can claim Singur sunk cost

Tata Motors will be able to press its claim of compensation to recover Singur sunk cost from the West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation following the decision of the arbitral panel to adjudica...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 01.12.19

Breather for Khaitans

An injunction on the sale of assets by McLeod Russel India Ltd (MRIL) and Eveready Industries Ltd has been lifted by a division bench of Calcutta High Court, paving way for the promoter Khaitan family...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.19

Teacher to get dues

The high court on Thursday directed the education department to disburse pension dues with 9 per cent interest to a schoolteacher who retired in 2012.The education department had in 2015 denied pensio...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 28.11.19

Meet Calcutta Club’s new president — Subrata Kumar Basu

He has been a lawyer for about 45 years now and is a fourth-generation member of the famed Calcutta Club. In the president’s chair for about four months now, Subrata Kumar Basu tells us about what...
By Anannya Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.12.18

Row over lawyer Singhvi

Drama unfolded in the courtroom and outside on Friday over Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi representing senior Bengal police officers in the BJP yatra case.“Why will the court allow Singhvi to...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.18

Calcutta High Court clears BJP yatra

Calcutta High Court on Thursday allowed the state BJP’s 41-day state-wide yatra, originally scheduled from December 7, for which the state government had refused permission citing fears of “commun...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.18

Parents ensure 20-yr-old lives on in others

The parents of a 20-year-old student, who died of injuries in a motorcycle accident, donated his kidneys, liver, heart, corneas and skin in the hope that their son would live on through the recipients...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 20.12.18

Sebi mulls prop for fintech solutions

Capital market regulator Sebi is planning to take a “sandbox” approach that allows the testing of technological innovations in financial markets before it is implemented for the general public.Thr...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.18

Calcutta metro pillar gene stored in QR code

Newly built pillars of Metro projects are being QR-coded with their construction DNA for quick reference, unlike older infrastructure with sketchy or no technical details available to engineers when t...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 23.11.19

Time Machine

When you enter the Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCC&I) office in central Calcutta, a majestic staircase looms into view. But it pales in comparison to the three ancient lifts that face...
By Manasi Shah


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