Central agencies threatening TMC leaders, asking them to join BJP: Mamata

Central agencies threatening TMC leaders, asking them to join BJP: Mamata

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PTI | Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday alleged that central agencies are threatening TMC leaders and elected representatives with prison in chit fund scam cases if they don't get in touch with the BJP. The Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo, addressing the Martyrs' Day rally here, also said the party will launch...

Taslima Nasreen gets one-year Indian residence permit

Taslima Nasreen gets one-year Indian residence permit

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen's residence permit has been extended for one year by the Union Home Ministry, officials said on Sunday. Taslima, a citizen of Sweden, has been getting residence permit on a continuous basis since 2004. A Home Ministry official told PTI that her residence permit has been further extended for one...

Bardhaman railway station to be named after Batukeshwar Dutt:  Rai

Bardhaman railway station to be named after Batukeshwar Dutt:  Rai

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PTI | Patna

The Bardhaman railway station in West Bengal will be named after revolutionary freedom fighter Batukeshwar Dutt, who was born in that district but later made the Bihar capital his home, Union minister Nityanand Rai said here. Rai, the Minister of State for Home and the Bihar BJP chief, made a statement...

Centre should declare Bihar flood & drought as natural Disaster: Tejashwi

Centre should declare Bihar flood & drought as natural Disaster: Tejashwi

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PTI | Ranchi

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav Saturday said the Centre should declare the flood and drought situations in Bihar as national disaster and provide a financial assistance of Rs 10,000 crore to the state. The death in Bihar flood rose to 97 on Saturday, as over 69 lakh people were...

New academic session begins at Delhi University

New academic session begins at Delhi University

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The Delhi University's 2019-20 academic session began on Saturday, with colleges holding orientation sessions and induction programmes to welcome students. Hansraj College principal, Dr Rama Sharma, told students that it is their responsibility now to take forward the legacy of the college. The students were also introduced to the various college societies. Lakshmibai...

EndGame Dhoni?

EndGame Dhoni?

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | Akshay Lokapally

As the man who changed the fate of Indian cricket as its captain, won the three most prestigious ICC trophies, Mahendra Singh Dhoni deserves accolades for his valuable contribution to the success of Indian cricket, writes Akshay Lokapally India is close to its cherished destination, the World Cup final. It has...

Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) President Sheila Dikshit passed away

Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) President Sheila Dikshit passed away

Saturday, 20 July 2019 | IANS | New Delhi

The Delhi government announced two-day state mourning for former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who died on Saturday, and also to accord her a state funeral. "Delhi government has decided to observe a two-day state mourning as a mark of respect in the memory of former Chief Minister and veteran leader Sheila...

Annulling Articles 370, 35-A will tantamount to constitutional coup: Farooq Abdullah

Annulling Articles 370, 35-A will tantamount to constitutional coup: Farooq Abdullah

Saturday, 20 July 2019 | PTI | Srinagar

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Saturday said annulling Articles 370 and 35-A will tantamount to a constitutional coup. He asserted that Article 370 is essential and unassailable until a final resolution of the issue of Jammu and Kashmir is reached. "Keeping in view the special circumstances (at the time of accession of...

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