Business  /  Published 26.09.22

Invest smart

I am a 47-year-old salaried private sector employee. In addition to the insurance cover provided by my employer, I also have an individual health insurance policy with a sum assured of Rs 5 lakh. Is i...
By Nilanjan Dey

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.22

Mamata no to capital grant for bus repair

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday refused to give a capital grant to the transport department for the repair of several buses lying idle at various depots, saying that the government could not give subsidy...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

Business  /  Published 12.09.22

Motor Control

My uncle passed away in July this year. He had selected me as a nominee (he had no legal heir) to his mutual fund holdings across 3 different mutual fund companies. What procedure does a nominee have ...
By T.A. Ramalingam

Business  /  Published 10.09.22

Equity MF inflow at 10 month low

Inflows in equity mutual funds dropped to a 10-month low level at Rs 6,120 crore in August on account of investors taking a cautious approach and temporarily shifting money from equity to debt because...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.22

Ombudspersons for rural job scheme

The Mamata Banerjee government has appointed ombudspersons under the MGNREGA in all 23 districts in a bid to ensure transparency in the implementation of the 100-day rural job scheme. A section of of...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


Business  /  Published 05.09.22

Byju’s bid to raise USD 500m

Edtech major Byju’s is likely to raise over $500 million (about Rs 3,900 crore) at a valuation of around $23 billion in about a week, sources privy to the development said. The company is plann...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.22

Minister finger at BJP MP, MLA ‘inaction’

A 10-kilometre race for youths was held by the Alipurduar district police on Sunday. In all, 700 runners, including girls, participated in the race. The race started from Samuktala police station, co...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 25.08.22

All Play: Puja festivity and Didi

Durga Puja, undoubtedly, is the most popular festival in Bengal. It can now be said that with the blessings of the chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, the festivities have been transformed into a perfect...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 25.08.22

Damage overstated

Within weeks of the Indian Ocean tsunami on December 26, 2004, I was watching video clips of the event at the Choto Mollakhali market in the Gosaba block of South 24 Parganas. One message that came th...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.22

Roadblock against ‘corrupt’ panchayat

The clamour for police probe against gram panchayat functionaries is growing louder across the state with the state government recently asking district magistrates to lodge FIRs for misappropriation o...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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