West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.21

Cash-for-job finger at Trinamul MLA

Mitali Roy, the Trinamul MLA of Dhupguri in Jalpaiguri district, has been accused of taking money from job aspirants after promising them jobs in at least two state government departments. The aspira...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Business  /  Published 15.02.21

Centre to notify new labour laws

By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.02.21

House praise scheme PM panned

A parliamentary panel has extolled an employment programme that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had six years ago termed a “living monument to (the Congress’s) failures” but which his g...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.02.21

Govt jobs on contract raise quota concern

The government has advertised 30 posts of joint secretaries and directors to be appointed on contract, the second such instance in two years prompting Ambedkarite scholars and Opposition politicians t...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.02.21

Cuts deep: Union Budget 2021-22

This year’s budget has been lauded for its bold steps in boosting expenditures to stimulate economic recovery from the shock of the pandemic. The effectiveness of the stimulus is determined by t...
By The Editorial Board in


Opinion  /  Published 27.01.21

Ballot blues: migrant votes

Is the idea of equality governed by dubious variables in India? This question must be raised in view of the concerns highlighted by three former chief election commissioners with regard to providing v...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 25.01.21

Million job card pleas in 7 weeks

The Bengal government has received more than 10 lakh requests for job cards under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act over the past seven weeks through the camps set up under th...
By in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.01.21

Mushroom cultivation at CIMFR

The Central Industrial Mining and Fuel Research  (CIMFR) has been conducting training in mushroom cultivation and processing, with an aim to make common people self-reliant through this mode of e...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Business  /  Published 17.01.21

PM Modi announces Rs 1,000cr for start-ups

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced the launch of a Rs 1,000-crore ‘‘Startup India Seed Fund’’ to support startups and help budding entrepreneurs pursue innovati...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 13.01.21

Standard deduction hike on agenda

The government is considering a number of relief options to the salaried class in the budget, including raising the standard deduction by Rs 10,000-20,000 from the current level of Rs 50,000 and offer...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi


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