With the panchayat polls round the corner, the state government in collaboration with the Israel experts will set up two drinking water projects in South 24 Parganas and East Midnapore, where the r

The ongoing extension of the electric grid to the remote islands of Sundarbans will not only adversely affect the viability of existing renewable energy projects, but will also accelerate the proce

Rampant felling of trees from the age-old dense forest of Barmessya-Ramnagar under Manbazar, Block-1 has been reported for the past few years.

The state Cabinet today approved a policy for allotment of government land to private parties for urbanisation and industrial use.

The ambitious Sajal Dhara water project, catering to the needs of five villages, has fallen flat in Burdwan as the panchayat has failed to pay power bill worth Rs 1.10 lakh.

Despite the Mamata Banerjee led-government's thrust on development in the Maoist-hit Junglemahal areas, the state government's performance in granting forest rights to the tribals there is highly d

KOLKATA, 20 NOV: Apprehending a further hike in potato prices by creating an artificial demand, agriculture marketing minister Arup Roy today said the government has decided not to extend the deadl

KOLKATA, 19 NOV: State Commerce and Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee today said opinion of the chambers of commerce will be sought before finalising the new industrial policy.

LOBA, (DUBRAJPUR), 9 NOV: Apart from the grouse that they were deprived of the “right price” and rehabilitation package for their land sold to the joint venture company~ DVC Bengal Emta Coal Mines

KOLKATA, 8 NOV: The state government is contemplating sending a joint delegation with representatives from leading business chambers to Delhi to press the Centre to lift the embargo on environmenta