Calcutta High Court today asked the West Bengal advocate general to inform him by tomorrow if the state government will challenge any move to pay compensation to Tata Motors Limited (TML) on the ba

Bengal Govt Tables Draft Proposing Acquisition For Only Public Projects

The West Bengal government on Wednesday stuck to its stand of direct purchase of land for industrial projects, while finalising the state's land policy.

Kolkata In a significant development in the Tata Motors vs State of West Bengal case, the high court has said that it can lay down the basic principles of compensation based on section 23 and 24 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894. It has also asked advocate general Anindya Mitra to find out whether the state will oppose any such observation.

KOLKATA, 13 SEPT : Why can't the court set down guidelines for compensation in this case ?

She is contesting against Mrs Nandini Mukherjee of CPI-M, a professor of Computer Science and Engineering in Jadavpur University, in the by-election on 25 September.

Countering the State government's claims that the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, 2011, was legislated not to acquire property but merely to extinguish the lease given to Tata Motors, the company told the Calcutta High Court on Monday that the Act pertained to “nothing but acquisition” as West Bengal had not terminated the lease.

KOLKATA, 11 SEPT: The state health department is all set to frame a Health Service Guarantee Bill to ensure that people are not denied the basic services and benefits from state-run hospitals.

KOLKATA, 11 SEPT: Be careful and check twice before your loved one is administered an injection in any medical facility as there is a high possibility that they may be injected with used and untrea

KOLKATA, 11 SEPT: The “twin city” agreement between Naples and Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), signed way back in 2003, is going to open a new chapter with an NGO coming up with an initiative