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RS polls in West Bengal begin
The biennial elections for five Rajya Sabha seats from West Bengal began in Kolkata Tuesday morning as six candidates put up fight for berths in the Upper House.With the Congress putting up the......
Is Haldia Mamata Banerjee's Singur?
Dipankar DasguptaProfessor of Economics, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata 'Loss of ownership rights over land assets was a primary cause underlying the Singur struggle, whereas the Haldia......
An SC verdict that rattled India's high and mighty
The spectre of Singur and now its verdict is looming large on the future of many of Bengal’s projects, especially the state government’s industrial parks that are vacant. As many more......
West Bengal: Debt-ridden state faces uphill task
The state is now under pressure to revise the salaries of its 800,000 employees, which would add to the strain of an already debt-laden state exchequer. West Bengal Finance Minister Amit......
Will Mamata's second term mark a fresh start for industry in Bengal?
The populist measures Mamata Banerjee took in the last five years helped her win the elections; some fear that this could set the tone of her government for the next five years, says Ishita Ayan......
Despite Nano pullout, Tata still largest employer in West Bengal
The group employs around 35,000 people across its various companies A few weeks ago, Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry had said if there was an opportunity in West Bengal, absolutely nothing......
East Bengal name team for AFC Cup match
National Football League champions East Bengal announced a 20-member team for the February 10 AFC Cup away opener against Singapore's Geylang United FC, with coach Subhas Bhowmick banking heavily......
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