Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.20

Data suggests Bengal better off on jobs: CM

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday lauded Bengal’s unemployment rate for being lower than the national average, attributing it to the “robust” economic strategies of her gove...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.07.20

Schools in distress over fee refusal

The Ashok Hall Group of Schools issued newspaper advertisements on Saturday saying the institutions would not be able to pay salaries to its staff if they had to give further fee concessions and may e...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.20

Bengal unemployment rate in June 'far better' than that of India: CM

Referring to a report of the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday that the state's unemployment rate stood at 6.5 per cent in Ju...
By PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.20

TMC lines up booth meetings for July 21

Mamata Banerjee said on Friday that Martyrs’ Day on July 21 wouldn’t be held in its traditional form because of Covid-19 and hence, the biggest annual event of the Trinamul Congress would ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.20

‘Unrest fears’ behind Amphan list no-show

The Mamata Banerjee government’s recent plan to put up lists with names of beneficiaries eligible for state compensation publicly in 69 blocks hit by Amphan has not been implemented in most bloc...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.20

HC judge passes away

Justice Protik Prakash Banerjee, a sitting judge of Calcutta High Court, died on Friday morning after a cardiac arrest. He was 51. Enrolled on January 25, 1995, Banerjee was appointed as an additiona...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.20

Bengal bid to tame cyclone of mismanagement

An inquiry into 40,000-odd complaints about irregularities in the distribution of the Amphan house-building relief has revealed around 34,000 of them were genuine, the finding revealing the volume of ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.20

Relief claims pass through sieve

District and block officials in East Midnapore are combing through Amphan relief compensation claims filed by at least 15,000 persons at police stations last week. With Amphan relief anomalies becomi...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.20

Purulia website for migrants

CPM’s trade union Citu opened its new unit of West Bengal Migrant Workers’ Union in Birbhum’s Nanoor on Wednesday in a bid to bring migrants under an umbrella. Around 85 migrant join...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.20

Tea: lease offer on three gardens

The associations of small tea growers in north Bengal jointly announced a Rs 9 hike in the daily wage of workers in their plantations. From July 1, around 50,000 workers in small tea plantations will ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


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