Business  /  Published 19.10.20

GST: demand to raise borrowing

The GST compensation row is festering over the sum the Centre must borrow to bail out the states who have their hands full with the pandemic. Opposition ruled Kerala, which have been in the forefront...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 14.10.20

Hospital to compensate for wrong treatment

Healthworld Hospitals in Durgapur has to pay Rs 50,000 as compensation to a person who has said the hospital treated him for cardiac ailments though he had been admitted with abdominal pain, the state...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.10.20

Calcutta HC prods state for farmer damages

A division bench of Calcutta High Court on Thursday modified its earlier order and directed the secretary of the state disaster management department to appear before court on October 12 and clarify w...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.09.20

Apex court glare on land acquisition act ruling

The Supreme Court on Monday stressed the need for clarity on a question left unanswered by a five-judge constitution bench: whether land acquisition proceedings should lapse where possession has been ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 26.09.20

Debate on Goods and Services Tax fund fumble

The Comptroller and Auditor General’s comments that the Centre has wrongly retained Rs 47,272 crore of GST compensation cess meant for states could become a major topic of debate during the upco...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.20

Tea workers stare at jumbo housing problem

Elephants marauding tea gardens of the Dooars and Terai leave behind a trail of despair for tea workers. Reason: if their quarters at tea gardens are damaged by elephants, they get no compensation fr...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Business  /  Published 30.08.20

Need to find mid-way solution

The relation between the Centre and the states is not that of “giver and taker” and the GST Council will have to work out a mid-way solution for the GST collection shortfall keeping in min...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 30.08.20

GST: Bengal no to formula

Referring to the comment made by Sitharaman that Covid-19 was “an act of God”, roiling the economy and leading to a huge shortfall in GST collection, Mitra argued that the economy was alre...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.20

Cyclone Amphan: stink of graft in betel ex-gratia

Another instance of alleged corruption in disbursal of compensation for people hit by Cyclone Amphan has been uncovered when a survey has found that many recipients of grants forked out by the Bengal ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

India  /  Published 17.08.20

Churches taken over after court order

The Ernakulam administration on Monday took over two churches from the Jacobite Syrian Church, prompting a senior clergyman to ask why the Church was not being compensated like Ayodhya’s Muslims...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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