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43 ministers in Mamata's cabinet take oath
At least 43 members of the third cabinet of the Mamata Banerjee government were on Monday sworn-in as ministers during a low-key ceremony at the Raj Bhawan, amid the raging COVID-19 pandemic.......
Bengal polls: Over 79% voting in Phase 1 amid sporadic violence
Sporadic incidents of violence were reported from various places that went to polls on Saturday during the first phase of the West Bengal assembly election, even as the overall poll situation was......
Bengal, Assam set for first phase polling
Over 1.54 crore voters in the eastern states of West Bengal and Assam will exercise their franchise on Saturday in the first phase of polling to decide the fate of key candidates and whether the......
Bengal poll: Left-Cong-ISF announce seats for first 2 phases
The Grand Alliance of the Left Front, Congress and Indian Secular Front announced the seats they will contest in the first two phases of the assembly election in West Bengal. IMAGE: Left......
Mamata turns street fighter for cop she once refused to trust
Rajeev Kumar, the Kolkata police commissioner, is known for his impeccable investigating and electronic surveillance skills. IMAGE: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with Kolkata Police......
Revealed: How PM Planned Demonetisation
November 8 marks 6 years after demonetisation.A K Bhattacharya reveals how the prime minister and the RBI worked together for months before Modi's 8 pm speech.A riveting excerpt from The Rise Of......
JSW to develop 900 MW hydel, rolling mill projects in Bengal
The JSW Group has expressed interest to develop a 900 MW pumped storage hydel power project and a state of the art rolling shop for steel in West Bengal, company chairman Sajjan Jindal said on......
Centre-Bengal ties may hold key to investments
Though the mandate is seen largely an outcome of Banerjee’s welfare schemes, she has promised to industrialise at a faster pace, or so read the manifesto. Congratulations to the Tigress of......
TMC or BJP, big-ticket projects still a pipedream for Bengal
In power, Mamata Banerjee has tried to bury the ghost of the past, but it might still be work-in-progress. Big-ticket and eye-grabbing (in terms of investment size) projects are still few and......
Demonetisation: It's a monumental disaster in the offing!
'To print and replace 24,023 million notes is an enormous challenge considering the sheer volume of notes to be printed and capacity of our printing presses.' James Wilson has been tracking the......
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