Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana
West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.22

Alternative cash for rural roads

The state administration has started working to ensure that unutilised funds of the 15th Finance Commission, lying with rural bodies in Bengal, are spent on construction and repair of rural roads. Ch...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.22

CM push for rural roads, houses

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday asked district magistrates and rural body heads across Bengal to continue the construction of roads and dwelling units in rural areas by using funds of the ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Business  /  Published 18.01.21

Expenditure holds real importance

The Centre is expected to raise the  expenditure on health, housing and infrastructure which reinvigorate demand in many more sectors and breathe life into the economy which is expected to contra...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.11.20

Gloom deepens: India in recession

India is in the midst of a serious health crisis not only in society but also in the economy. The widespread pandemic has aggravated the decline of the economy, which was already discernible before th...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.20

Lab for cutting-edge roads

The Bengal government will soon begin research and development (R&D) on a new mechanism to build roads in rural areas of the state and ensure the construction of durable stretches meet internation...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani


North East  /  Published 25.01.20

MP Oja shown black flags

Black flags were shown to Gauhati MP Queen Oja by All Assam Students Union (AASU) activists in protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act here on Saturday.The incident took place when the MP was on...
By Kulendu Kalita in Boko

Opinion  /  Published 07.07.19

Budget lacklustre, on expected lines

The hype about the Union budget of India is perhaps one of the colonial relics of the economy that was rehabilitated in a period of media boom. After all, there is no reason for which government polic...
By Partha Ray

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.19

Wanted: People who ask intelligent questions

Sam Asher of Oxford University and Paul Novosad of Dartmouth College have been studying the impact of infrastructure development, principally roads, in India. They used the brightness of electric ligh...
By Ashok V. Desai

India  /  Published 28.01.20

MGNREGA wage cloud

The finance ministry has agreed to give additional funds of Rs 5,000 crore in the financial year 2019-20 for the rural job scheme MGNREGA, against the demand of Rs 20,000 crore, as social activists fe...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 05.03.20

Focus on road links to schools

The Assam government aims to connect all schools and hospitals of the state with roads, said public works department (PWD) minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in the Assembly on Thursday. The announcement ca...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati


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