“Shocked, Disappointed”: Bengal Says Nirmala Sitharaman’s Claims “Unfounded”

Nirmala Sitharaman had attacked the Mamata Banerjee government on multiple counts on Sunday. Kolkata: West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Tuesday stopped short of saying that his Central counterpart Nirmala Sitharaman had lied during her virtual rally on Sunday. Countering the minister’s remark that the state could not be made a beneficiary of a […]

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Mamata Banerjee Says Centre’s COVID-19 Economic Package “A Big Zero”

Mamata Banerjee said PM Narendra Modi’s economic package was a bluff. Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday slammed the central government’s COVID-19 economic package, calling it “a big zero” with nothing of help to states. Ms Banerjee alleged that the central government was “misleading the people” during the coronavirus crisis and was […]

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Bengal Presents Populist Budget With Rs 5,150 Crore For Social Sectors

West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra presented the budget in the state assembly. Kolkata: Resorting to populism and giving a fresh impetus to employment generation, the West Bengal government on Monday announced the setting up of 100 business parks for small and medium enterprises in the state in the next three years and proposed free […]

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