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

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)


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