Cut Money
West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.21

Workers’ cut money alert upsets Trinamul

An embarrassed Trinamul Congress leadership in Purulia has sought an explanation from party leaders in Raghunathpur after a few workers went around the industrial town on an e-rickshaw on Monday and a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 07.04.21

TMC sidelined me: Rajib

Former minister Rajib Banerjee, considered to be one of BJP's prized scalps in its quest to assume power in Bengal, alleged that he was relegated in the TMC for opposing "cut money culture&qu...
By Bappaditya Chatterjee in Domjur

Opinion  /  Published 24.07.19

The people's discontent with TMC

As political gatherings go, the attendance at Mamata Banerjee’s Martyrs’ Day meet in Calcutta on July 21 was certainly impressive. But the chief minister of West Bengal is known to have conducted ...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.19

Glare on TMC feud in poster

Anonymous posters have been plastered in nine wards of Santipur municipality, accusing the respective Trinamul Congress councillors, including chairman Ajoy De, of taking “cut money” from benefici...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 19.06.19

Bribery complaint against councillor

A decorator in Nadia’s Santipur lodged a police complaint against a Trinamul councillor and her husband for allegedly taking cut money to ensure smooth release of funds under a central housing schem...
By Subhasis Chaudhuri in Santipur


West Bengal  /  Published 27.06.19

Prashant Kishor meets Mamata Banerjee at Nabanna

Poll consultant Prashant Kishor on Thursday met Mamata Banerjee at Nabanna amid murmurs that the talks had been necessitated by the clamour for “cut money refunds” in Bengal.Earlier this month, Tr...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.06.19

Treasury benches empty, free run for ‘graft’ fire

Treasury benches were virtually empty in the Bengal Assembly on the third day of the monsoon session on Tuesday, giving the Opposition a free run in hitting out at the Mamata Banerjee administration o...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.06.19

Cut money tide makes Trinamul tweak focus

The “cut-money” clean-up has charted an unintended course, taking possibly a tragic turn and prompting the Trinamul Congress to tweak the focus of the drive launched by chief minister Mamata Baner...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.19

Drive to nip cut money fears

Several municipalities in south Bengal have launched awareness campaigns to spread the word that beneficiaries under government housing schemes need to deposit Rs 25,000 as their own share apart from ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.19

Bengal bid to nip cut money in housing plan

The Bengal government will organise orientation programmes for 8.3 lakh Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (PMAY) beneficiaries set to get dwelling units by March 2020 to make them aware about their entitlemen...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri


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