“MGNREGS should move from relief work mode to one that blends natural resources and labour” to build productive assets

DURGAPUR, 20 SEPT: The state won’t allow forcible land acquisition anymore.

With national attention held by investigations into illegal mining in Karnataka, greater loot of higher quality iron ore in eastern India and the diversity of associated corruption have gotten shor

Bird flu has resurfaced in West Bengal with poultry samples from five gram panchayats of Tehatta I block in Nadia district testing positive for H5N1 (avian influenza) at the High Security Animal Di

The state disaster management department would struggle to cope with an earthquake on the scale of Sunday’s temblor near the Sikkim-Nepal border, said the minister in charge, Javed Ahmed Khan, on M

KOLKATA, 19 SEPT: The state food and supplies department has decided to introduce digitised ration cards and computerise the entire public distribution system (PDS) to prevent forgery and duplicati

The country's oldest water supply line, connecting Palta water works with Tallah of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), might have to be closed down to facilitate the metro rail project from Dum

The West Bengal government has asked the Army to assist civil authorities, if needed, in relief and rescue work in Darjeeling and some other North Bengal districts affected by the massive quake tha

The hearing on the petition filed by Tata Motors Ltd challenging the Constitutional validity of the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, 2011 in the Calcutta High Court was concluded her

Kalimpong, Sept.