West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.22

Centre fund halt poser for dyke repair

Ahead of monsoon, the administration of South 24-Parganas and North 24-Parganas districts is facing a tough time in doing minor jobs such as maintaining earthen dykes as the Centre has halted funds un...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.06.22

IAS officers to troubleshoot

The state government engaged senior IAS officers to monitor and supervise development projects and schemes after chief minister Mamata Banerjee expressed concern over delay in implementation of severa...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.06.22

TMC cry for job scheme funds

Trinamul will start protests on Sunday and Monday to attack the BJP-led central government for “deliberately” withholding Rs 6,500 crore of funds under the 100-days job scheme, which has h...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.22

Didi-Modi tug of war

Mamata Banerjee on Sunday alleged that the Centre was “deliberately” withholding the release of Rs 6,500 crore under the rural job guarantee scheme as part of its “political dirty ga...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.22

Bid to check anomalies

The Bengal government has taken a first-of-its-kind initiative to plug loopholes in the implementation process of projects taken up under the 100-day job scheme and sent a detailed list of dos and don...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 26.05.22

Left drive against inflation

Left parties led by the CPM would organise awareness campaigns across Jharkhand against inflation and unemployment due to the “wrong policies” of the central government from Wednesday. CP...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.22

Digital lessons for rural chiefs

The Bengal government will provide digital literacy training to chiefs and deputy chiefs of over 3,000 gram panchayats across the state to make them gadget-savvy enough to check digitised and online p...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.22

PWD jobs to plug wage hole

The Bengal public works department has directed its executive engineers to identify its ongoing and upcoming projects where card-holders under the Centre’s 100-day rural job scheme MGNREGA can b...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.05.22

ED custody extends for Singhal

A special PMLA court on Friday extended the ED custody of Pooja Singhal, the suspended IAS officer from Jharkhand, by five more days in connection with a money laundering case linked to alleged embezz...
By Our bureau and PTI in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.22

Mamata calls for stopgap wage plan

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday asked the departments that execute development projects in the state — collectively called works departments — to set up a “crisis management fund” a...
By Pranesh Sarkar, Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta


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