To clear the anticipated rush of pilgrims on the occasion of Kalpataru Utsab at Dakshineswar, Eastern Railway will run one pair of special train between Sealdah and Dankuni in addition to running of two pairs of Sunday exempted train services on Sunday (1.1.2017).
Yechury sites lack of coordination among participants
Cracks appeared in the Opposition's unity as the CPM today decided to stay away from a press conference by the Opposition parties convened by the Congress, citing "lack of coordination and consultation" among the participants.
Raising the stakes in her fight against Modi government on demonetisation, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee arrived here today to attend the a meeting of Opposition parties and the joint press conference tomorrow along with Congress, DMK, RJD and other parti
Union home minister Rajnath Singh today said the security of the more than 200-kilometre-long India-Bangladesh border was a priority for the BJP government and it will be completely sealed in next one and a half years.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take stock of the economy with experts at NITI Aayog on Tuesday against the backdrop of currency crunch post demonetisation and discuss ways to speed up growth. "The theme of Tuesday's meeting is 'Economic Policy Reform, Road Ahead'.
India today successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable, inter-continental ballistic missile Agni 5, that has a range of over 5,000 km covering whole of China, from Abdul Kalam island off Odisha coast.
Last month she hurt the home superintendent who received seven stitches on her head
After one year and nine months of agony and trauma, there is finally light at the end of the tunnel for Namutebi Rachael, the 23-year-old Ugandan girl who was found unconscious, sans any travel document at Sainthia railway station of Birbhum district and since kept at Homes run by an NGO.
The Union government is understood to be mulling an ordinance to impose penalties on anyone possessing the junked Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes beyond December 30 when the deadline to deposit them in banks expires.
A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed on an "incisive" law against Benami property, a top finance ministry official said the government will do everything to strengthen the institutions required for effective operationalisation of the law.
As part of its programme to upgrade facilities for rail users, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said here on Monday that 200 more stations and some additional trains would be provided with Wi-Fi in 2017.
With Donald Trump set to take charge as the next US President, Indo American Chamber of Commerce today suggested that India and the US should exchange wish lists to fast track resolution of bilateral issues which are impeding accelerated investment flow.
Steel Melting Shop-II (SMS-II) of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has created a new record by making 27 heats in the C shift on December 24. This is the highest number of heats made by the unit for any single shift, RSP said in a release.
The rupee extended its gains for the second trading day Monday, suring by another 8 paise to end at 67.74 per dollar on persistent selling of dollars by banks and exporters on the back of weakness of dollar in the overseas market.
Ex-IAF chief S P Tyagi, arrested on December 9 in the AgustaWestland chopper scam, was today granted bail by a special court here which said CBI has failed to state the alleged bribe amount and when it was paid.
India today said it was in regular touch with Yemeni authorities and Saudi Arabia regarding the safe release of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted nearly nine months ago from war-torn Yemen, after a video of the priest pleading for help became viral.
In an embarrassment to the ruling CPI(M)-led LDF in Kerala, party veteran V S Achuthanandan today asked the central leadership to take "proper steps" against Electricity Minister M M Mani, whose petition to discharge him as an accused in a murder case was rejected by
Amid talks of a SP-Congress alliance for the UP assembly elections, BJP today claimed that there is a "Tsunami" in its favour there and that rival parties, including BSP and Congress, are fighting for survival.