Date wise Archive

NEW DELHI

In a sudden move, Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung resigned today, ending a nearly three-and-half- year-long eventful tenure, mostly marked by bitter confrontation with AAP government on a range of issues that virtually brought governance to a halt on many occasions.

Varanasi

In a scathing attack on Opposition for stalling Parliament over demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today alleged they were trying to "rescue the corrupt" like Pakistan gives cover fire to terrorists to cross border and said the note ban has exposed the 'kala

Kolkata

In the backdrop of reports of recent clashes between two groups in Howrah district's Dhulagarh area, West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi today called state Director General of Police Surajit Kar Purakayastha and enquired about the law and order situation there.

Kolkata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today gave directions to her party leaders on countering the "communal" BJP and asked them to be wary of elements trying to fan divisive passions.

While state could not clear the dues for contractors, no bidder is coming forward for fresh tenders
Report by: 
Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay
As demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes has affected all aspects of the lives of the general public, it told upon the reclamation work of the land at Singur too that the state government was returning to farmers there under the Supreme Court order of August 30.
Rose Valley probe
Report by: 
Agencies

The ED today attached assets to the tune of Rs 1,250 crore, including eight hotels and a Rolls Royce luxury car, in connection with its money laundering probe in the Rose Valley chit fund scam case where thousands of people were allegedly cheated in West Bengal and Odisha.

NEW DELHI

A Kolkata-based businessman, arrested in connection with alleged conversion of over Rs 25 crore old currency in new notes, was today sent to seven days in Enforcement Directorate custody by a city court which was told that he was required to unearth the money trail.

NEW DELHI

Former coal secretary H C Gupta, facing prosecution in coal scam cases, was on Thursday put on trial by a special court along with four others including two public servants for alleged offences of cheating and criminal conspiracy in the JICPL case.

Mumbai

National Company Law Tribunal Thursday refused to hear the plea for interim relief of Cyrus Investments company pending disposal of a petition filed by family-owned companies of Cyrus Mistry, the ousted Chairman of Tata Sons, alleging bad practices, oppression and mis

Mumbai

With the National Company Law Tribunal refusing any interim relief to Mistry, the company Thursday said it believes the petition is not maintainable in law.

NEW DELHI

Tata Steel Thursday said its independent director Nusli Wadia has been removed from the company's board, with 90.8 per cent of shareholders present at Wednesday's EGM voting in favour of his ouster.

Mumbai

The re-auction of embattled businessman Vijay Mallya's Goa property, Kingfisher Villa, yet again turned out to be a damp squib on Thursday despite a reduction in reserve price by 5 per cent to Rs 81 crore by lenders.

Washington

Commending the demonetisation move by the NDA government, a group of Indian-Americans have said that this would not only help eliminate corruption and fight terrorism, but also fast track digitization of economy.

Bhubaneswar

Union Minister for Statistics and Programme Implementation D V Sadananda Gowda Thursday said demonetisation could bring down the growth rate by just 0.2 per cent and no more.

Bhopal

To reduce financial burden on road maintenance, the Madhya Pradesh government is going to start the process of identifying roads which can be converted into national highways.

NEW DELHI

RBI Governor Urjit Patel will brief a parliamentary panel on January 19 on issues concerning demonetisation and its implications on the economy, sources said.

Hisar

To reduce pollution arising from burning of agricultural waste, a biomass-to-ethanol plant is being set up by the Indian Oil Corporation in Panipat to prepare ethanol from agricultural and other residues, a top government official said.

Hyderabad

Electronic security systems maker Zicom Electronic Security Systems today said its 'Make Your City Safe' (MYCS) initiative will be launched in nine more cities over the next six months to nine months.

Kolkata

In an effort to nurture micro-entrepreneurship, Ola, transportation app, is organizing the biggest Car Mela in Kolkata - Utsav 2016 on December 22 & 23, with leading car manufacturers and financiers.

NEW DELHI

Gold prices drifted lower by Rs 90 to Rs 27,860 per 10 grams on Thursday, tracking a weak trend in global market and a fall in demand from local jewellers due to scarcity of funds.

Mumbai

The rupee struggled to establish a clear trend and fell back against the US dollar to end lower by 8 paise at 67.99 even as massive capital outflow worries induced further instability in currency markets.

NEW DELHI

The Income Tax Department has warned taxpayers against sharing their user ID and password with any unauthorised person, saying they too will be liable to face consequences for misuse of their confidential information.

Indore

Demonetised currency notes of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 denomination seized in corruption cases and other criminal matters and which is accounted for should be invested in fixed deposits with nationalised banks by December 30, the Madhya Pradesh High Court has ruled.

NEW DELHI

Investments in domestic capital markets through participatory notes (P-Notes) plunged to its lowest level in nearly three years to Rs 1.79 lakh crore in end-November.

NEW DELHI

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj today sought a report from Indian Ambassador in Norway on the allegations made by an Indian couple that the Norwegian authorities have taken away their five-year-old child on frivolous complaint of abuse.

NEW DELHI

Augmenting the manpower of CISF-- guarding critical infrastructure like airports and assets in nuclear domain-- the government has sanctioned raising the strength of the force with 37,000 more troops in order to bolster security at these facilities.

Kolkata

In a bid to corner the Trinamool Congress government on the issue of communal riots in West Bengal, the BJP will send a fact finding team comprising MPs and central leaders, to Dhulagarh in Howrah district, which had witnessed group clashes last week.

NEW DELHI

"Do everything possible to get the missing JNU student", Delhi High Court today told the police and directed that Najeeb Ahmed's roommate and the nine suspects in the case be subjected to lie-detector test.

NEW DELHI

Confederation of various civil services officers association including IRS and IPS today sought immediate intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in removing "discriminatory and monopolistic" procedure for appointment at higher posts of the government alleging it

NEW DELHI

Union minister Maneka Gandhi today pitched the idea of a cashless economy to Anganwadi workers and urged them to encourage other people to switch to digital transactions, but many of them remained unconvinced and asked how would they buy a smartphone or an internet pa

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