Opinion  /  Published 15.09.22

The royal stamp

There are some childhood passions which, when carried over into adult life, become eccentricities. For me, it was collecting stamps — I am too much of an amateur to confer this interest with the...
By Swapan Dasgupta

Business  /  Published 11.01.22

Bengal Realtors seek sops

Bengal’s realtors have sought a further extension of the benefit of the 2 per cent reduction on stamp duty and 10 per cent relaxation on circle rate till March 31. Introduced during the state bu...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 01.11.21

Bengal extends twin realty reliefs

The Bengal government has extended the 10 per cent reduction in prevailing circle rates on all immovable properties and a two per cent rebate on stamp duty till January 31, 2022.  Two formal not...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 27.10.21

Mamata signals realty relief extension

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to extend till December 31 the 2 per cent relief on stamp duty and 10 per cent reduction in the property circle rate. The decision was announced by the chie...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 16.10.21

Calcutta: Home registration up

Registration of residential properties in Calcutta metropolitan area jumped more than twofold to 15,160 units during July-September period mainly driven by stamp duty reduction by the state government...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta


Business  /  Published 05.10.21

Home sops pay off

The Mamata Banerjee government’s decision to cut stamp duty and circle rate for a limited period is  yielding results. A report published by property consultancy Knight Frank India said Ju...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 16.07.21

Discount nudge for city realtors

The rebate on stamp duty announced by the Bengal government, if equally matched by developers by way of discount, could boost the sales of residential properties in Calcutta, experts feel. Bengal has...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.07.21

HC stay on stamp duty hike in Lakshadweep

By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

People  /  Published 07.03.21

Stamp of a Gentleman

The year 1971 was when Bangladesh was born, from the womb of extended strife and struggle. On April 10, Bangladesh declared independence. On July 26, a set of eight Bangladesh stamps was displayed to ...
By Soumitra Das

India  /  Published 29.12.20

Stamps on gangsters? possible in Kanpur

The Kanpur postal department has ordered an inquiry after stamps featuring underworld don Chhota Rajan and slain gangster Munna Bajrangi were issued by the main post office in the city, officials said...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Kanpur


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