All stories by Probal Basak
Dream turns sour: A swanky airport and just one flight!Rediff.com7 Aug 2015
Months after take off, Durgapur airport in West Bengal struggles to stay afloat
Coal India to try PPP modelRediff.com13 Apr 2015
The PPP model for CIL was first mooted by the Planning Commission.
CESC to commission its 600 MW Haldia plant in DecemberRediff.com14 Nov 2014
Coal requirement for the plant would be met through Coal India.
Coal India to benefit from mining reformsRediff.com31 Oct 2014
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the larger interest of the public sector would be fully protected.
When it comes to 'innovative ideas' you can't beat DidiRediff.com26 Oct 2014
Mamata woos industry with boat ride to Gangasagar, Sundarbans
Has Dunlop left its best days behind?Rediff.com23 Oct 2014
No tyres of any description have rolled out of its factories in Sahagunj (West Bengal) or Ambattur (Tamil Nadu) since 2011 and 2012, respectively.
Coal India unlikely to gain from ordinanceRediff.com22 Oct 2014
This is because the government's move might dim the possibility of taking over the 42 blocks permanently.
Ruia gets his best chance to save DunlopRediff.com9 Oct 2014
Getting the first tyres out from the Sahaganj plant will still require a lot of effort, but with the state government on its side, the hopes are high.
Ambassador's journey: From 'wheels of India' to 'world's best taxi'Rediff.com26 Sep 2014
The Ambassador was a durable enough brand to outlive the licence raj.
Coal to power cos may get costlierRediff.com19 Sep 2014
The company bought peace with the Union coal ministry by agreeing to almost halve its e-auction sales at 30 million tonnes this year, to make more coal available for the fuel-starved power sector.
Saradha case: Controversial ministers asked to stay awayRediff.com16 Sep 2014
State transport and sports minister Madan Mitra -- whose name has reportedly propped up in CBI investigation in Saradha -- and textile minister Shyama Prasad Mukherjee, who was earlier quizzed by ED in this case, are now at the receiving end of a public snub of the party leadership.
Saradha allegations now at Mamata's doorstepRediff.com9 Sep 2014
Trinamool Congress's slogan of 'Satatar Pratik' (symbol of honesty) has been challenged by BJP's slogan, 'Gali, gali mein shor hai, Mamata Banerjee chor hai'.
CBI may quiz 4 Trinamool MPs, Bengal ministerRediff.com29 Aug 2014
Saradha kingpin Sudipta Sen had alleged in his purported letter to the Central Bureau of Investigation that Kunal Ghosh and TMC Rajya Sabha member Srinjay Bose had blackmailed him, and he was forced to pay hefty amounts to them.
Mamata wants to pay less for land near citiesRediff.com8 Aug 2014
West Bengal is yet to implement the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013, the law that replaced the Land Acquisition Act of 1894, on January 1 this year.
Hit by unkept promises, HM workers await govt interventionRediff.com27 May 2014
None of the 2,600 workers had any clue about the suspension of work notice, put up on the gate of India's oldest automobile plant last Sunday.
Chatterjee out, Mitra gets additional charge of Bengal's industry ministryRediff.com27 Dec 2013
While it was no secret that Mamata was upset with Patha Chatterjee for a while as he has hardly been successful in bringing any big-ticket investment, there is a strong buzz that it was the controversy over the HPL bid that finally influenced her decision.
Saradha: Relief cheques ready but 60% of investors missingRediff.com9 Dec 2013
About 85% of complaints received were related to investments of less than Rs 10,000 each.