Date wise Archive

Kolkata

“Rashtriya Ekta Diwas” i.e. National Unity Day was observed with due solemnity at S E Railway Headquarters, Garden Reach today to commemorate the Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Kolkata

To commemorate the birth anniversary of ‘Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’, one of the founders of the Republic of India, Eastern Railway observed ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ at its Headquarters, Fairlie Place today.

Kolkata

A  seminar on  ‘’My Vision - Corruption Free India’’ was held today  at  Metro Bhavan in which U.K. Bal, Chief Vigilance Officer, Metro Railway  and other officers  of Metro Railway participated.  A Vigilance Bulletin was also published on this occasion.

Kolkata

Vigilance Awareness Week is being observed from October 30 – November 4, 2017 at all the units and establishments of Balmer Lawrie.

Kolkata

The West Bengal government today said it will ensure that anyone having registered at any B Ed institution will be able to sit for the West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test 2017-18.

Shillong

Senior Congress leader and Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister R C Laloo will not contest the 2018 assembly elections owing to personal reasons, a party leader said today.

MORIGAON/NAGAON

Governor Jagadish Mukhi today allayed apprehensions among people in the state that some portion of Assam's territory will be included in Greater Nagalim with reference to the ongoing peace talks between the NSCN(I-M) and Central Government to resolve the Naga issue.

Shillong

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today said he was yet to enrol himself for Aadhaar as he shared the concern of the people over the right to privacy.

Kohima

The Naga Students' Federation (NSF) has expressed its apprehension that the imposition of the Aadhaar card or UID number in Nagaland would be a threat to the Naga customary law and identity.

NEW DELHI

The Centre has sanctioned Rs 200 crore for reconstruction works in the four flood-affected north-eastern states of Assam, Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram.

Author: 
S. Sethuraman

Does God-fearing Prime Minister Narendra Modi really believe that by 2022, India would have attained ‘developed’ status? Holding out this vista from holy Kedarnath, one should not belittle his religious faith but the record in economic governance so far suggests more of skepticism than of presaging a realisable outcome.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

Chinese president Xi Jinping has written new political history by elevating himself above legendry Mao Zedong and making the Chinese people accept his observations as his ‘Thought’ like Mao’s postulations at the 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist. The resolution on his elevation, however, does not mention that he was superseding Mao, but by implication the resolution made it apparent.

Finance Minister Arun Jatiley has prided himself on the fact that in the last one year, India has jumped 30 notches in the latest World Bank ranking to be placed 100th in ‘ease of doing business.’ The ranking was upgraded after the World Bank found that India had performed better in eight out of ten parameters including getting credit and getting electricity. The WB report certainly is good tiding for businessmen. The WB report, however, does not state the ease of access of the common Indian people to the primaries of life like food, clothing and shelter.