Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

North Bengal tea gardens


Ailing tea gardens in North Bengal: Govt to take over Jessop, Dunlop factories

February 27, 2016 1:29 am

The decision was taken in a cabinet meeting headed by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

4 ministers to visit closed North Bengal tea gardens

July 13, 2014 4:09 am

A team of Congress MLAs and another team of Left Front MLAs visited the closed tea gardens.

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Inching towards an Orwellian state: How the new draft telecom bill legally sanctions surveillance without safeguards

Updated: September 29, 2022 6:59:39 am

Even today, large amounts of metadata, including phone numbers and user profiles that include membership of groups and conversations (without their content) are available to law enforcement without any data protection or surveillance reform. Clause 24(2) will lead to greater surveillance by making even personal conversations over OTT communication services available to law enforcement agencies

Democracy in Kashmir: Indira’s failure, Vajpayee’s success

Updated: September 29, 2022 6:56:52 am

As a new party – Ghulam Nabi Azad’s Democratic Azad Party – is born in Jammu and Kashmir, Modi-led Centre must learn from the past. Only a free and fair election can revive peace-building in the former state

Terror links to training sites to targeted killings: Govt’s case against PFI

Updated: September 29, 2022 6:54:59 am

According to a document of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), these cases have been registered, among others, under provisions of the UAPA, Indian Penal Code and Arms Act.

G-20 presidency is an opportunity to position India as the voice of the Global South

Updated: September 29, 2022 6:51:01 am

The Indian elite and foreign policy commentariat, influenced heavily by Western thinking on world affairs, have acquired an exaggerated view of Indian global influence, hitching their wagons to the West rather than stay the course with the South. A return to the basics, placing the developing world's developmental concerns at the heart of global discourse should be the way forward

Kasganj clash: 3 FIRs filed, no arrests yet

Updated: September 29, 2022 6:49:41 am

Police said a group of farmers, affiliated with BKU-Swaraj, ransacked Kasganj Kotwali Police Station on Monday after a daylong protest against a sub-inspector for allegedly demanding bribe.

ASI reports Ajanta-era Buddhist caves, other remains in tiger reserve

Updated: September 29, 2022 6:48:14 am

The exploration was conducted by ASI's Jabalpur circle under the direction of its superintending archaeologist Shivakant Bajpai, officials said here on Wednesday.

RTI reply: 42 cars in CM Bhagwant Mann convoy, opposition says ‘badlav or waste of money’

Updated: September 29, 2022 6:46:15 am

The information under the RTI Act revealed that as many as 42 vehicles have been provided to the convoy of Punjab CM by the office of state transport commissioner (STC), beginning June 1 this year.

AFT upholds dismissal of 2 Majors for ‘illicit relationship’

September 29, 2022 6:38:36 am

In a judgment delivered on Wednesday, the AFT has upheld the punishment of dismissal from service awarded in January 2020 by a Summary General Court Martial (SGCM) to the MI Major who is a woman and the Infantry Major was is a male and was married at the time of the offence.

Ahead of festive season, Himachal Pradesh Cabinet hikes pension

September 29, 2022 6:31:29 am

The move is expected to benefit about 86,200 pensioners/family pensioners in the age group of 65 to 80 years, officials said.

Bhagat Singh’s birth anniversary celebrations: Thousands throng Barnala grain market to talk about Inqlaab

September 29, 2022 6:26:35 am

A sea of yellow dupattas and yellow pagris could be seen in the pandal where people had gathered to talk about Bhagat Singh’s slogan ‘ Inqlaab Zindabad and Samraajvad Murdabad’.