West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.18

Malda kids skip classes to demand bridge

Residents of villages under Sadlichak panchayat of Harichandrapur in Malda district have stopped sending their children to schools in the past few days. The unique protest has been launched because th...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.19

Labourer arrested over triple murder

Utpal Behra, a 20-year-old construction labourer, was on Tuesday arrested over the October 8 triple murder in Murshidabad’s Jiaganj, ruling out political and communal dimensions to the crime that th...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

Business  /  Published 04.11.18

China firm awaits clarity on emission

A Chinese construction equipment manufacturer with operations in India has put itself on “watch” mode before going for expansion to get a clear picture on the emission norms that is set to hit the...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 30.06.19

Bridge work to start from Sept: Sarma

Assam public works department minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said the construction of the proposed bridge between Guwahati and North Guwahati will start after it receives the loan from the New...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 30.05.19

Workers' safety: Laws are just the beginning

Some echoes are more ominous than others. What National Human Rights Commission chairpersons say about manual scavenging, for example. As far back as 2007, the NHRC chairperson at the time, Shivaraj V...
By The Editorial Board in


Business  /  Published 24.02.19

GST relief on homes

The goods and services tax (GST) on the sale of under-construction houses and flats has been slashed to 5 per cent for properties priced above Rs 45 lakh.The rate on affordable housing — properties ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.02.19

3 players in cable bridge game

Three private companies have evinced interest in constructing the proposed cable-stayed bridge over Hudco Lake in suburban Govindpur. Two of these are from Calcutta and the third from Delhi. The tende...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.20

Fresh design for Victoria

Nearly 100 years after its completion, the Victoria Memorial Hall is being modernised and upgraded and its interiors and exhibition space are being redesigned. Work is still on in the project spearhea...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 29.12.19

Construction banks on government

The construction sector will have to rely on high government spending in roads, railways, airports and urban infrastructure to expand the order book amid working capital stress and liquidity pressure....
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.01.19

Gloomy night for squatters

While the entire world ushered in the New Year with celebrations, over 300 residents of two urban slums near Tinplate in Golmuri here spent a silent night on Monday desperately hoping for a miracle th...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur


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