India  /  Published 05.02.20

Breach of promise jab at govt

Opposition parties on Wednesday alleged that the NDA government had failed to keep its 2014 commitment that 42 per cent of gross tax revenues would devolve to states.They also said that the states wer...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 17.03.19

Exporters fret over credit flow

Exporters have expressed concern over the lack of credit to the sector and urged the government and the Reserve Bank of India to take appropriate steps to achieve the target of $375 billion in shipmen...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.02.20

Hunt for hope in Budget

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s marathon speech held out many promises but there were an equal number of caveats as well, like in the restructuring of the income-tax slabs that had the g...
By Animesh Bisoee, Praduman Choubey and Raj Kumar in

Opinion  /  Published 01.02.20

Smokescreen of numbers

It’s finally time to call the bluff: the Union budget has become a completely meaningless — even misleading —exercise. Those of us who take either the pronouncements or the numbers mentioned on ...
By Jayati Ghosh in

West Bengal  /  Published 01.02.20

Dhandha Manda

Chitpore Road in north Calcutta stretches only about five kilometres from Bagbazar to Lalbazar. But if one were to count the olden reference to it in Bipradas Piplai’s Manasa Bijay from 1495, it is ...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in


West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.19

Cable tariff fine print must, says mayor

Broadcasters, multi-system operators and cable operators have to tell subscribers in simple terms how best to choose channels at a minimum cost in the new tariff regime, mayor Firhad Hakim said on Thu...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.11.18

All-weather winner and able organiser is no more

H.N. Ananth Kumar rose through the ranks in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee era, was considered close to L.K. Advani and held his own in the Narendra Modi dispensation. The Union parliamentary affairs minist...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 03.10.19

The faltering Indian economy

The Narendra Modi government seems to be completely at sea as it struggles to come to grips with a faltering Indian economy. The steady stream of dismal, high-frequency data buttress that perception. ...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 25.02.19

Calcutta now India's 3rd largest area for logistics, warehousing

Calcutta has emerged as the third-largest market for warehousing and logistics in India, recording a 70 per cent growth in the absorption of space as the state starts reaping benefit from the implemen...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 20.02.19

Realty GST call on Sunday

A meeting of the Goods and Services Tax Council via video conferencing here on Wednesday remained inconclusive after some Opposition-ruled states objected to “being rushed” into decision making an...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...


Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.