A day-long conference organized by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on silicosis for endemic States ended on Friday. The conference made several suggestions to ameliorate the cause of millions of workers, who due to exposure to silica dust fall victim to silicosis, which is an incurable disease of lungs and often confused with tuberculosis.
Strongly opposing the proposed TDP policy of allotting land to political parties, Jagan Mohan Reddy-led YSR Congress has said that the State has misplaced priorities and has been land-hungry all the time.
The expenditure limit for the candidates during the West Bengal Assembly elections 2016 was Rs. 28 lakhs. West Bengal Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have come forward with their analysis of all the election expenditure statements submitted after the Assembly elections for 294 MLAs.