Dilip Ghosh re-elected as West Bengal BJP president
Despite the controversial comments made by BJP’s Dilip Ghosh, he is re-elected as the sta...
States against NPR query on parents’ birth date, place
The governments of Rajasthan, Kerala, Punjab, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal, all non-Bh...
Youth should not remain neutral: Aishe Ghosh, JNUSU President
The 25-year-old Ghosh, president of the JNU Students' Union (JNUSU), is arguabl...
Bengal to skip Home Ministry meet on Census & NPR
The representatives of all states and Union territories, except West Bengal, are expected to attend the Friday’s meeting convened by the Union home ministry to discuss the modalities for the census and the National Population Register (NPR).
Nabard projects Bengal's credit potential at Rs 1,91,289 crore
"The resource is limited. The assessment helps us creating a roadmap on how best the resource can be allocated keeping special focus on less developed districts," Nabard's chief general manager in Kolkata Subrata mandal told ET. Nabard has unveiled the state focus paper for 2020-21 on Friday.
Kalpataru Power successfully commissions Alipurduar - Siliguri line
Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd said its wholly owned subsidiary Alipurduar Transmission Ltd (ATL), has successfully connected Alipurduar-Siliguri Line with the interconnection facilities of the grid. In March 2019, Alipurduar Transmission Ltd had commissioned the Kishanganj - Darbhanga line.
Govt says no documents to be asked for NPR update
This is the first time census and NPR data is being captured digitally via mobile applications.
PAN column dropped from NPR ‘after 30-lakh sample tests’
73 districts were covered in the test, where samples of nearly 30 lakh individuals were collected. In 80% cases, respondents provided details voluntarily but were hesitant to share PAN details, following which the decision to drop the PAN column in NPR came according to sources.
At 744, West Bengal tops crimes by foreigners
West Bengal recorded the highest number of crimes (744) committed by foreigners in 2018 followed by Karnataka (175) and Himachal Pradesh (147), according to 2018 National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report.
Modi's Kolkata visit: PM to meet CM Mamata Banerjee at Raj Bhavan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will hold a meeting at the Raj Bhavan on Saturday, a state secre...
West Bengal: Protest by Muslim women against CAA, NPR, NRC in Kolkata
Women staged a sit-in protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC) at Park Circus Maidan...
Mamata Banerjee asks PM Modi to withdraw CAA, NRC and NPR; joins TMC dharna
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Raj Bhavan here and urged him to reconsider the enforcement of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and explained her opposition to the new legislation, as well as to the proposed NPR and NRC.
PM renames KoPT after Syama Prasad Mookerjee, says Centre making efforts to develop Bengal
Taking a dig at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, he said the state government was not keen on implementing central schemes as it does not benefit "syndicates". Modi, after renaming the Kolkata Port Trust after Syama Prasad Mookerjee on the occasion of its sesquicentenary celebrations, said country's coasts were gateways to development.
Mamata meets PM Modi, faces protest from Left students
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Saturday met PM Modi and urged him to withdraw contentious new Citizenship Act, prompting Left students activists to protest against her and demand an explanation for diluting the fight against CAA. Banerjee termed her meeting as a "courtesy visit" and said she raised issues regarding the due financial assistance for the state.
Tea companies to remain under pressure in FY20: ICRA
In the first eight months of FY2020, tea auction prices in North India (Assam and West Bengal) remained flat.
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