Business  /  Published 21.04.20

BPCL starts 167 projects amid lockdown

State owned Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) said it has resumed 167 projects involving an investment of Rs 14,000 crore as the government has partially lifted lockdown restrictions in certain loca...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 09.04.20

Unforgivable ignorance

A very distinguished virologist whom I happen to know believes that the lockdown in India was an overreaction. His argument is that since the coronavirus was coming to India from outside, testing and ...
By Prabhat Patnaik

Business  /  Published 18.07.19

Bengal leather hub targets Rs 80,000cr funds

The Bantala leather hub, which houses around 400 tanneries, has got a new name along with infrastructure proposals that could attract investment of Rs 80,000 crore and create employment for 5 lakh pe...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 19.05.19

Sugar mill bitter pill

Maharajganj, on the border with Nepal, rarely makes news. And its alienation is such that the most potent issue in this Lok Sabha constituency is the one raised by a doctor. It is an issue that can g...
By Piyush Srivastava in Maharajganj

Opinion  /  Published 16.05.19

India's economy: Slip sliding away

News about the Indian economy, even from official sources, has begun to look bleak. Between October and December 2018, the economy grew at 6.6 per cent, the slowest in the last five quarters. The grow...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 14.05.19

Jobless with a job in Delhi

By 11am last Wednesday, Salim had collected all the household trash littering the lanes in the central Delhi neighbourhood of Regar Pura and dumped it in the local garbage yard.If he were a regular ci...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.18

Rail repairs in Jalpaiguri first under 100-day job scheme

The Jalpaiguri district administration has agreed to the request of the railways to carry out non-technical repairs of the tracks under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNR...
By Our correspondent in Jalpaiguri

India  /  Published 02.06.20

Jobs: rural scene better, urban not so

The grim employment scenario in urban India got aggravated while the rural sector showed some improvement in the last week of May, with researchers attributing the uptick in the villages to seasonal s...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 19.05.20

Hunt for elusive demand generator

Where is the demand generator?The balancing act implicit in the package may be a deft move to stir entrepreneurial energies and shake up the economy, but what is missing is that big demand trigger whi...

India  /  Published 12.07.19

Overqualified for Metro Rail job: Madras High Court upholds decision

The Madras High Court on Thursday upheld the rejection of candidature of a woman, who had applied for a job, by Chennai Metro Rail Limited on the ground that she was overqualified. Justice S. Vaidya...
By PTI in Chennai


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