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Developmental work to continue despite non-cooperation by the Centre, says CM
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TMC supremo and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, who is in the forefront of anti- demonetisation protests, today said a senior party leader Sudip Bandopadhyay has received three calls from CBI but that will not deter the party from fighting the note ban.

NEW DELHI

In yet another swipe at Prime Minister over demonetisation after RBI announced restrictions on depositing scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, Rahul Gandhi today said the country's apex bank is changing rules "like the PM changes his clothes".

Kolkata

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung, his wife Asha and several senior leaders of the hill outfit surrendered before a city court today which granted them bail in connection with the murder of All India Gorkha League leader Madan Tamang.

Kolkata

The Calcutta High Court today refused a prayer by industrialist Pawan Ruia for stay of criminal proceedings against him and directed that investigation into a fire at the Jessop Company premises at Dum Dum would continue.

Kolkata

The Green City Mission of the West Bengal government will start with an initial funding of Rs 50 lakh each to all 125 municipalities, state urban development minister Firhad Hakim said today.

NEW DELHI

Accusing West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee of practising "appeasement politics", BJP today asked her to break her "silence" on communal violence at Dhulagarh in the state.

Kolkata

MCC Chamber of Commerce & industry (MCCI) organized an interactive session with Nalin Satyakam Kohli, Advocate, Supreme Court of India & National Spokesperson, BJP on “Fundamental Changes in Economic Effort” today.

Kolkata

The Embassy of the Czech Republic and VFS Global have launched the sixth Czech Republic Visa Application Centre in Kolkata bringing access to visa application facilities for residents of the East Indian city.

Kolkata

United Bank of India celebrated its 67th Foundation Day recently. Keshari Nath Tripathi, Governor of West Bengal was the Chief Guest on the occasion.

NEW DELHI

The Reserve Bank was fully prepared to deal with currency shortages post demonetisation and has enough currency in its chests to last "far beyond" December 30, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday.

NEW DELHI

Jaitley on Tuesday said the government's decision to tweak the presumptive income norms would reduce the tax liability by up to 30 per cent for those small traders opting for digital transactions.

NEW DELHI

Weeks before he presents India's first combined general and railway budget, Jaitley Tuesday said rail commuters must pay for the service they receive even as he made a strong case for outsourcing of non-core functions like hospitality services.

NEW DELHI

Dubbing the new restrictions on deposit of old currency notes as "desperate measures of a desperate government", former Finance Minister P Chidambaram Tuesday said hoarders have laundered their money while the poor and the middle class have been left high and dry.

NEW DELHI

Jaitley Tuesday said the Axis Bank management has assured the government that it is taking action against erring officials who are involved in irregularities post demonetisation.

Vadodara

All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) and All India Bank Officers Association (AIBOA) have given a call for demonstration against the problems that various banks and their employees are facing due to demonetisation.

NEW DELHI

With government pushing for cash-less economy, Deputy National Security Advisor Arvind Gupta Tuesday asked banks to adopt a robust infrastructure so that digital transactions are secured.

NEW DELHI
Gold prices suffered more losses falling by Rs 50 to Rs 27,850 per 10 grams at the bullion market Tuesday, tracking a weak trend overseas amid sluggish demand from jewellers at the domestic market.
Mumbai
The Indian rupee slipped further by 16 paise to end at a fresh two-week low of 68.03 against the US dollar following a sudden rise in the Greenback's value against other global currencies.
NEW DELHI
Facing temporary disruption in business due to demonetisation, state-owned banks have sought higher capital support from the government.
RBI too has endorsed their view of higher capital infusion, sources said.
Mumbai
UTI Mutual Fund is on course to go public with an initial share sale in the second half of the next year with a valuation of over USD 1 billion and is also looking at inorganic growth to reclaim the prime position it had enjoyed before the US 64 scheme went bust in
Mumbai

The benchmark Sensex extended losses for the 5th straight day, falling 66.72 points to finish at 26,307.98, while the broaded Nifty ended below the key 8,100-level, dragged by key Banking, telecom and healthcare sectors amid mixed global market.

NEW DELHI

Can the word 'rigorous' be added by courts when they award life imprisonment?

NEW DELHI

Injecting fresh momentum in ties, India and Kyrgyztan today firmed up broad contours of a bilateral investment agreement and inked six other pacts covering a range of areas even as they resolved to work closely to combat the challenge of terrorism, extremism and radic

NEW DELHI

Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, who led the five-judge constitution bench in the Supreme Court which had struck down the controversial NJAC Act for appointment of judges, was today appointed as the next Chief Justice of India.

NEW DELHI

Slamming Rahul Gandhi's remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP today said such "personal attacks" reflected the "DNA of Congress and Gandhi family" and he should desist from it.

Hyderabad,/New Delhi

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi today accused the NIA of not showing urgency in securing convictions in terror cases involving "non-Muslims", a day after a special NIA court awarded death penalty to five IM operatives, including Yasin Bhatkal, in 2013 Dilsukhnagar bomb b

Mumbai

Indrani Mukerjea, prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, today told the trial court here that she had translated 700 verses of the Bhagawad Gita into English, and wanted permission to publish the work.

NEW DELHI

Citing BJP's win in Chandigarh Municipal Corporation polls as people's "stamp of approval" for demonetisation, party president Amit Shah today said its victory in elections in different parts of the country following the decision shows popular mood and should serve as

Ahmedabad

The Patel quota agitation and Dalit uprising after the Una flogging incident took the toll on Gujarat's first woman chief minister Anandiben Patel in 2016, setting the stage for a cliffhanger elections next year.

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PROTITE DEY
More than a year has passed, but the period is not enough to heal the hurt or dry the tears for Ashok Kumar Baral, who lost his son last year. Mr Baral and his family still sit at home hoping that one day justice will be rendered for their son, Shyam Sunder Baral, who lost his life due to alleged medical negligence.