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Letters to the Editor: Overload if information leads to vaccine mistrust

The Telegraph India 04 Dec 2021
Witch’s brew. Sir — Conspiracy theories crop up after unusual events and thrive when there is a lack of information ... Advertisement ... Calcutta ... Sir — M.K ... He came to power on the back of public outrage over misgovernance by pretending to rally for the proverbial aam aadmi ... Calcutta ... Calcutta ... Her efforts will help the BJP come back to power in 2024 ... Calcutta.

Letters to the Editor: New Zealand's women politicians are showing the way

The Telegraph India 02 Dec 2021
Inspiration on wheels. Sir — Women in the 21st century are still told that they cannot have both a career and a family ... While more needs to be done to change regressive mindsets, such exemplary acts are inspiring ... Calcutta. Brain drain. Sir — Human resources and intellectual power together make up the driving force behind a country’s progress ... Calcutta ... .

Denial of speedy justice is threat to public confidence: SC

The Wire 01 Dec 2021
The bench said the central government may also, in consultation with the Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court, exercise its power and take up the issue at the earliest so that such trials which are pending under the NIA Act 2008 may go ahead speedily ... The bench said that power ...

Undertrial can’t be detained indefinitely, says Supreme Court

The Times of India 01 Dec 2021
At the same time, the central government may also, in consultation with the Chief Justice of the High Court, Calcutta may exercise its power and take up the issue at the earliest so that such trials which are pending under the Act may go ahead speedily and the mandate, as ...

Left sticks to Assembly poll strategy, banks on youth, women

The Telegraph India 26 Nov 2021
The Left Front announced its list of candidates for Calcutta Municipal Corporation polls on Friday, before Trinamul did later in the day, and stuck to its Assembly poll strategy of fielding young faces and women ... It has highlighted problems the people in Calcutta are facing and promises to solve those if voted to power,” said a senior CPM leader.

PIL in HC challenging Centre's power to decide on BSF ambit

The Telegraph India 25 Nov 2021
A public interest litigation challenging the central government's power to decide the jurisdiction of Border Security Force (BSF) was moved before the Calcutta High Court on Thursday ... Section 139 of the Act deals with powers ...

Big Bang Theory

The Telegraph India 23 Nov 2021
Import restrictions, complemented by assured supplies from a burgeoning domestic industry — the first firecracker factory had been set up in (where else but?) Calcutta — cheaper prices and increasing purchasing power of the middle class had helped firecracker manufacturers to pocket, till recently, an annual turnover of over Rs 4,800 crore.

Ignored by BJP, Tathagata Ray continues tirade against Bengal leaders

The Telegraph India 18 Nov 2021
Roy’s relationship with BJP leaders in Delhi and Calcutta have been testy for a long time. In the past he had led the party when it was struggling to keep its presence felt in the early 20s and held hands with Mamata Banerjee to tiptoe into the corridors of power starting with the Calcutta Municipal Corporation.

Mohammedan Sporting end 40-year wait, win Calcutta Football League

The Telegraph India 18 Nov 2021
The wait is finally over for Mohammedan Sporting who won the Calcutta Football League after a gap of 40 years, defeating Railway FC 1-0 in the Premier Division A final at the Salt Lake Stadium on Thursday. Marcus Joseph scored the all-important goal in the third minute of the match with a powerful right-footer.

BJP, allies in tight sport over GTA poll

The Telegraph India 06 Nov 2021
Privately, hill leaders across political lines admit that real power in the hills comes from being in control of the regional bodies ... The GNLF has filed a case with Calcutta High Court challenging the constitutional validity of the GTA Act in 2012. “If we aspire to be in power in ...

Letters to the Editor: A vegan diet has definite benefits for the planet

The Telegraph India 03 Nov 2021
Calcutta ... Sir — The Supreme Court has set aside Calcutta High Court’s total ban on firecrackers during this Diwali and other festivals and allowed the use of green crackers (“SC allows use of green crackers”, Nov 2) ... Calcutta ... Calcutta. Power politics. Sir — The Punjab government has decided to slash power tariff by Rs 3 per unit for domestic customers.

West Bengal government promotion of Puja revelry behind Covid surge: Experts

Indian Express 28 Oct 2021
Read .West Bengal govt allows only green crackers during festive season ... Explained ... Kunal Sarkar called out the people in power for inviting the rushes at Puja pandals. “Unfortunately, for the powers-that-be, people’s lives are precious only as long as they are voting. The Calcutta High Court had announced similar curbs during the Pujas as last year ... X.

Goenka's growing interest in the business of sport

Hindustan Times 27 Oct 2021
We were in his old office in central Kolkata on the fifth floor of Victoria House, the headquarters of the Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation (CESC), the group’s flagship company which supplies power to most of Kolkata.

Meet multi-billionaire business tycoon Sanjiv Goenka, the owner of IPL's new Lucknow team

DNA India 26 Oct 2021
Also read. IPL 2022 ... The group has interests across sectors from power and energy, manufacturing, and retail to ITES, FMCG, and infrastructure. Some well-known brands part of the group include supermarket chain Spencer’s Retail, music label SaReGaMa India Limited and power utility company Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation (CESC). Also read ... .

Letters to the Editor: Sudhaa Chandran's flying woes

The Telegraph India 25 Oct 2021
Gentle touch. Sir — The actress and dancer, Sudhaa Chandran, revealed that every time she has to board a flight, she is asked to remove her prosthetic leg at security checks ... Advertisement ... Calcutta ... The school is a ray of hope for female students but as long as the Taliban is in power, the situation is unlikely to improve for women ... Calcutta ... Calcutta ... .