Ever heard of Jadav Payeng? In case you haven't, an environmental activist from Jorhat, Assam, Payeng was honoured with the Padma Shri this year for single-handedly planting and tending trees covering an area of 1,400 acres. He turned the area into ... Hindustan Times, 1 week ago
Mamata Banerjee, and her Trinamool Congress, swept the recent civic body elections in West Bengal, winning 70 of the 92 municipalities. In Kolkata, her party won in 115 of the 144 wards. The Bharatiya Janata Party, or BJP, which many pundits had ...Business Standard India, 3 weeks ago
KOLKATA: The city that doesn't mind splurging on its coffee elsewhere has turned vocal every time the College Street Coffee House made an attempt to increase food prices. In spite of bleeding red, it stuck (in fact, forced to stick) to its ...Times of India, 3 weeks ago
Ward 1 Areas: Siliguri Junction, Diesel Colony, Ambedkar Colony Voters: 9,211 2009: Congress's Sanjay Pathak defeated Dilip Royof the RSP Lok Sabha 2014: BJP led 2015: Trinamul's Lalpari Rauth (Mahato) is pitted against the Left's Rinku ...Calcutta Telegraph, 1 month ago
'I have tutored my family and myself to fight hunger,' the former agent for the Saradha chit fund says, his eyes welling up. 96 of the 107 cases referred to the Serious Fraud Investigation Office are based in Bengal! Indrani Roy/Rediff.com reports on the state's ponzi schemes. "I have no money to buy food," Siddhartha Das, a former agent for the Saradha chit fund, had told Rediff.com two years ago, in April 2013, soon after the Rs 2,460 crore (Rs 24.6 billion) Saradha scam broke. "I had ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
KOLKATA: A survey report indicates that Kolkata, which was home to many of the country's top brands even five decades ago, is once again emerging as the hub of popular business names that have national presence. Latest Brand Trust Report of Trust ...Times of India, 2 months ago
MAR 17 - THIS is an international conspiracy to defame India, raged one minister in parliament last week, upset by a foreign film about a rape in Delhi. Another, Rajnath Singh (the home minister), claimed that he would somehow order ...Kathmandu Post, 2 months ago
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