The Tamil Nadu government had in 2013 launched a similar scheme called ‘Amma Unavagam’ (amma canteens), under which select outlets across the state served a piece of idli for Re 1, a plate of sambar rice for Rs 5 and a plate of curd rice for Rs 3.
After Vice-Chancellor Sushanta Dattagupta was dismissed from the central university in February 2016, Professor Swapan Kumar Dutta had become the acting V-C. Professor Sabujkali Sen had assumed charge on February 3 after his retirement
Apart from Sikim, Mamata blamed foreign forces which 'fuel unrest' in the region. "There are so many forces, foreign countries who want unrest in Darjeeling. These people do not want Darjeeling to remain peaceful."
“Cow dung cakes are more environment-friendly. Secondly, there is a religious angle. Some people consider it holy to cremate in cow dung cakes. We have given them an option. They can use electric furnace or wood or cow dung,” Atin Ghosh, member, KMC Mayor-in-Council (Health) said.
A rationalist group recently debunked the theory of this West Bengal railway station being ‘haunted’, and villagers tired of the paranormal connection can’t be more happy. What they want, they say, are more trains
“We have showcased Bengal as an investment destination. We are looking forward to huge investments here. Some investments had already poured in. There are job opportunities and more are being created. In the past six years, we have created 81 lakh jobs in the state,” she said at Netaji Indoor Stadium here.
With Yechury’s draft rejected, the alternative document presented in the central committee by his predecessor Prakash Karat and S Ramachandran Pillai would now go to the party’s once-in-three-year national conclave scheduled to be held in Hyderabad this April.
While Yechuri faction in its draft wanted secular forces (Congress) to join in the fight against BJP through a front, Karat faction wanted the party to achieve its primary objective of defeating BJP without entering into electoral alliance or front with ruling class parties like Congress
With eight families, 29 adults and 11 children aged 75 days to six years, this colony for Rohingya refugees has come up over the last few weeks in this village under the Baruipur police station area in South 24-Parganas.
Expected to be the much-needed Muslim face of the party not only in Bengal, but also in other parts of the country, and even contest polls, Jehan’s immediate worries, however, are a much-needed job and her son’s education.
TMC leaders handed over Rs 2 lakh to Gul Bahar along with papers of her widow pension. They told her that besides a job to one of her three daughters, the state government will also take care of the education of her youngest daughter.
A resident of Saiyadpur under Kaliachak Police Station in Malda district, 48-year-old Mohammad Afrazul was attacked with a axe-like weapon and later burnt alive by a person named Shambhulal Regar in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan.