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  • IRCTC executive lounge for passengers at Sealdah station from Poila Baishakh

    IRCTC executive lounge for passengers at Sealdah station from Poila Baishakh

    Designed especially for distant travellers, the lounge can be used by railway commuters for relaxation on payment of a nominal hourly rate, say IRCTC officials

    March 29, 2019
  • PM Modi meets oil honchos, stresses on need for access to energy in eastern India

    PM Modi meets oil honchos, stresses on need for access to energy in eastern India

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said there is a need to develop energy infrastructure and provide access to energy in eastern India, a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office said here. Modi on Monday interacted with oil and gas CEOs and experts from across the world. The CEOs and top officials from Rosneft, BP, …

    October 9, 2017
  • Denuded welfare

    Denuded welfare

    Just when the so-called “remonetisation”, eventually a measure of forward movement since November 8, was expected to put the rural economy back on the rails, the bedrock of development has been severely jolted on the bread-and-butter issue of wages. Not to put too fine a point on it, the increase in the Mahatma Gandhi NREGS …

    March 10, 2017
  • Recording vital data

    Recording vital data

    Thinking is not one of the natural activities of man; it is the product of a disease, like high temperature in illness. In France, before the Revolution and in England in the early 19th century, the disease in the body politic led some men to think important thoughts, which developed into the science of political …

    January 2, 2017
  • Death in the wild

    Death in the wild

    A baby elephant's walk has been tragically terminated by a speeding train in Assam. Altogether, It has been a particularly distressing year for wild life in eastern India. A week after three elephants were flung to their death by a train in Nagaon, the tourists in North Bengal's Gorumara National Park ought to have spared …

    December 24, 2016
  • Death in the wild

    Death in the wild

    A baby elephant's walk has been tragically terminated by a speeding train in Assam. Altogether, It has been a particularly distressing year for wild life in eastern India. A week after three elephants were flung to their death by a train in Nagaon, the tourists in North Bengal's Gorumara National Park ought to have spared …

    December 24, 2016