Kolkata, 7 Aug: The conventional streetlights in Kolkata would soon be replaced with new-age LED luminaries to reduce power consumption and control carbon emissions while ensuring better visibility

Kolkata The Centre has finally granted West Bengal a special area package of R8,750 crore, but together with allocations the entire financial assistance adds up to R21,614 crore for the state.

According to finance department officials, although the package shows a whopping R21,614 crore, real assistance has been to the extent of R8,750 crore on account of Backward Region Grant Fund (BRGF).

SILIGURI, 5 AUG: The minister for irrigation and waterways, Dr Manas Bhuniya, today said the state would demand at least Rs 307 crore from the Centre to carry on the construction work of the Teesta

DIGHA, 5 AUG: If everything goes according to plan, a modern and hygienic fish market will soon be established at Digha Mohana in East Midnapore.

KOLKATA, 5 AUG: The Jindal Group's upcoming multi-crore steel plant at Salboni in West Midnapore has hit a roadblock with the state government today making it clear that the project can move forwar

KOLKATA, 5 AUG: The Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act lacks public purpose, Tata Motors Limited (TML) counsel Mr Samaraditya Pal submitted before Mr Justice IP Mukerji of Calcutta High

At a time when the Mamata Banerjee government is locked in a bitter courtroom battle with the Tatas over Singur land, a review of another major project involving the Jindals and entailing an investment of Rs.20,000 crore on Friday ended on a positive note setting the stage for the project to begin later this year.

JSW Steel today expressed hopes of achieving financial closure and start construction of the Rs 35,000-crore integrated steel plant at Salboni in West Bengal soon after the festive season in Octobe

KOLKATA, 4 AUG: Mr Justice IP Mukerji of Calcutta High Court today remarked it had to be considered prima facie whether the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act should be held unconstitut