18 - 09 - 2018

CM Meets KCR, Keeps Alliance Door Ajar

KOLKATA, March 20, 2018: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao met Mamata Banerjee on Monday, 19 March, to build efforts for a non-Congress, non-BJP platform ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Calling the proposed Third Front a ‘Federal Front’, Rao underlined the need for an alternative agenda that was “not just a coalition of political parties”. Banerjee welcomed Rao’s alternative initiative, but didn’t commit to the non-Congress path that he has been pursuing.

Banerjee hailed the talks as a good beginning. “Politics is a continuous process and we have started a dialogue. Let us approach other parties also. We are in no hurry. Rao has expressed his views like Rahul Gandhi did on Sunday,” she said, leaving the door ajar for future developments.

The Bengal CM didn’t mince words while responding to the BJP’s assertion that the party can take on the opposition even if they come together.

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Bengal Business Environment Is Satisfactory: CII-PwC

KOLKATA, March 18,2018: Business environment  in  Bengal is satisfactory  feels majority of businesses including small, medium and large scale operating in the state.

This is according to ‘Doing Business in West Bengal Made Easy March 2018’, a CII-PwC report launched at the Conference on “Rebuild East, Invest in Development” organised by CII coinciding with its Eastern Region Meeting in Kolkata on Saturday.

According to the report, a number of businesses based out of Bengal, which are looking to expand their branches/manufacturing units across multiple regions, have reposed their faith in the state stating that Bengal is economically growing. CII-PwC report further states that while quality infrastructure is available in major cities and towns, focus should also be given on “connecting the industrial belt and having industrial corridors in place”.

“At a time when there is a competition between States to go up the EODB ladder, it is great to note that West Bengal emerged as a forerunner and is racing much ahead of many others in the ranking,” Smita Pandit Chakraborty, Immediate Past Chairperson, CII West Bengal State Council, said.

“The state has already been able to ensure a significant shift in the Ease of Doing Business (EODB) ranking. Dissemination of web-based information has been the key to the success of attracting investors and rejuvenating the small scale sector in the state,” said Avijit Mukerji, Chairman, CII West Bengal State Council.

Tripura model can only oust Mamata govt, thinks West Bengal BJP

KOLKATA, March 4, 2018:  Left Front lost power in Tripura due to poor  “ booth management” said a comrade unwilling to tell name.

On the other hand  jubilant saffron party said by deleting thousands of fake voters Manik Sarkar government was overthrown after 25 years.

Mukul and Dilip duo is planning to oust the Trinamool government  from  Bengal by applying  the same strategy of Tripura model.       

BJP mahila morcha state president Locket Chatterjee said, “ Like Tripura model next  panchayat election will held here. Then it will be clear whether people are with them ( Trinamool) or not”.

She also claimed “ Once the fake voters are deleted then defeat of  Trinamool is confirmed. We will do booth management here like Tripura”    

 

Deb proud of Rukhmini, Subhashree dream fulfilled

KOLKATA, Feb 20,2018:This year Rukhmini received the Jio – Filmfare award as best newcomer actress for film  “Black Lady”. Her friend Deb, who is also a leading actor of Bengali film, is proud of her.

He said, “ I am immensely proud for her and hopeful she will one day be a great actress. Rukhmini is a versatile actress ”  

Rukhmini entry to film was with Deb. She himself said, “ I was forced to film by Deb. I had no interest to work in film but initiative of Deb bore fruit after receing the Jio – Filmfare award”

Meanwhile Subhashree Ganguly have no regrets for not receiving any award. She said, “ It was my childhood dream to perform in Filmfare Award ceremony, after able to perform my dream have been fulfilled”  

 It is mentionable here that those who bagged awards are – Kaushik Ganguly for “ Bisaarjhon” Aninda Chatterjee for ‘ Prajapati Biscuit’ Atanu Ghosh for ‘ Mayurakhi’ Pritam D Gupta ‘ Macher Jhool’ Manas Mukul Pal for ‘ Sahaaj Pather Goppo”.

Beisdes lifetime achievement award was given to veteran actress Savitri Chatterjee and director Mrinal Sen.            

Learn from West Bengal how to run govt, says Mamata to Modi

KRISHNANAGAR, NADIA, Feb 13, 2018:Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee criticizing union government said Prime Minister Narendra Modi  should learn from West Bengal how to run government.

Addressing a meeting in Krishnagar, Nadia district on Tuesday  she said, “Nadia district is experiencing all round development. What we have done in state today, no one have done it earlier.West Bengal is number one in hundred days work. We are leader in ease of doing business. So do not lecture us on development.

Taking dig at Modi government, chief minister said, “ Centre does not give money, give long lectures. The country’s economy has collapsed today. Even money in banks is not secured under Modi’s rule. Due to GST micro traders are suffering. In BJP ruled states farmers are committing suicide the most.  Here in the state we do not impose taxes on state farmers.Did centre waive loans to farmers. Instead of giving lectures, first learn how to run government, then rule centre”        

 Speaking about of her government, chief minister said, “25 lakh house was constructed under ‘ Bangla Yawas Yojana’. Kalyani, Karimpur made model police station. New substation will be made in Birnagar. Thirteen thousand kilometer road was constructed.24 x7 power supply is ensured. Fair price medicine shops are opened. In Nadia 10 kishan mandi was set up. Farmers get Rs 1000 as old age pension.We never impose tax burden. We are giving number of scholarship for students. In spite of doing so many things opposition criticize us. In ensuing panchayat election, people will teach them a lesson.             

Employment Bank: 10 lakh youths gets job

KOLKATA, Feb 10, 2018:In the state around 10 lakh  youths got job.The qualified candidate was selected those registered in employment bank of the government.The report came after conducting survey. In the employment bank 26 lakh 46 thousand youths have registered.    

In 2012, July West Bengal chief minister Mamata Bannerjee started the employment bank. The bank was started to give employment to unemployed youths. In the portal of employment bank unemployed youths registered their names and qualification.

Not only that all registered unemployed youths gets Rs 1500 as pension each month. Report says 95,595 youths gets pension. The state government spent Rs 138crore 77 lakh after starting the ‘ Yuva Shree’ project.