Opinion  /  Published 06.08.20

Sharks on Land: Termination of CRDA

The bill to repeal the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority Act, 2014 was passed in June. With it, the capital city development project on 53,000 acres of land was terminated in the fif...
By Nilesh Jain in

North East  /  Published 21.07.20

Blowout: date to fix compensation

The Tinsukia district administration has given a written assurance that the interim financial compensation will be resolved by July 27 to those affected by the May 27 Baghjan gas well blowout. The fo...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.20

Amphan: FIR in Nandigram

East Midnapore’s Sutahata police on Wednesday started a probe into alleged misappropriation of Amphan aid by a panchayat pradhan after the block administration lodged an FIR, the first in the di...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)

North East  /  Published 08.07.20

Protests at blowout site in Baghjan

Protests resumed at Baghjan in Assam, the site of the May 27 gas well blowout, on Tuesday after talks on compensation between the local residents and the Tinsukia district administration failed to mak...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.20

Backlash on graded compensation rates

The Bengal government has split its flat-rate Rs 20,000-for-all compensation package for those whose homes were damaged by Amphan, a move seen by many as a fresh assault on genuine victims of the May ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

Business  /  Published 13.11.18

Apollo Tyres promoters to take a pay cut

Onkar Singh Kanwar and Neeraj Kanwar — the promoters of Apollo Tyres — will take a pay cut of 30 per cent during the current financial year following a proposal from its nominations & remunera...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 23.09.19

Amit Mitra call to extend GST payoff tenure

Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra has urged N.K. Singh, chairman of the Fifteenth Finance Commission, to extend the tenure of the GST compensation to states by three years.After the implementation of...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.08.19

Deal: wife for 71 sheep

A kangaroo court in chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s home district has mediated a deal under which a youth has begun living with a married woman, giving her husband 71 sheep as “compensation”.Po...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.19

Loss spurs government to focus on insurance

The Mamata Banerjee government has shifted its focus from direct procurement of potato from farmers to compensation payment as the production could be hit hard in many south Bengal districts after rai...
By Pranesh Sarkar and Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.19

Bengal cash for weavers killed in UP

The Bengal government has handed Rs 2 lakh each to the families of nine Malda carpet weavers who died in a cracker blast in Uttar Pradesh’s Bhadohi on Saturday.Minister Firhad Hakim and Malda (North...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj


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