Date wise Archive

Itanagar

Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu has dropped three ministers from his council of ministers, a notification issued by the chief secretary said today.

Imphal

Political activist and “Iron Lady” Irom Sharmila will contest the forthcoming Assembly elections in Manipur, a media report said today.

Shillong

An independent legislator in Meghalaya was today booked by police for his alleged role in sexually exploiting a 14-year-old girl, a police official said.

Patna

With Opposition parties waiting to see if JD-U chief Nitish Kumar has changed his views on demonetisation after completion of 50 days of the move, chief minister Nitish Kumar today parried queries on the topic.

Patna

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has movable and immovable assets worth Rs 56.49 lakh while his son Nishant has assets about four times more than him.

Kohima

Nagaland s former Minister and former President of Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) K V Pusa died today following a brief illness. Pusa breathed his last at 12.55 am at a private hospital in Kohima, family sources said.

Kolkata

The body of a 17-year-old girl was rescued from inside her room in a club in the southern part of the city where she was working as a trainee, the police said today.

Kolkata

A leopard, possibly from adjoining Bihar, entered Raiganj town and injured several persons in West Bengal today, an official said.

Burdwan

A six-year-old boy was hacked to death, allegedly by his father, who then inflicted injuries to himself at Bhatar in Burdwan district on Sunday.

Kolkata

With the CBI arresting Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal in connection with a chit fund scam, TMC vice-president Mukul Roy today claimed that the party would have to face more of such "fascist" attacks in the coming days due to its intense criticism of demonetisation.

Kolkata

A leopard, possibly from adjoining Bihar, entered Raiganj town and injured several persons in West Bengal today, an official said.

Father, son in expulsion spree
Report by: 
Agencies

Samajwadi Party today split with rival factions carrying out mutual expulsions as chief minister Akhilesh Yadav sought to take control of the ruling party in Uttar Pradesh.

Kolkata

As Mamata Banerjee virtually leads the Opposition offensive against the Narendra Modi-led Union government on note ban, her party Trinamool Congress (TMC) today made it clear its aim is to play a 'major role' in formation of central government in 2019 and vowed not to

Kolkata

Laser walls and smart sensors will be installed at the India-Bangladesh International Border in West Bengal to plug the porous riverine and unmanned terrain and keep a tight vigil to check infiltration and terrorism.

2 Indians among victims
Report by: 
Agencies

Thirty-nine people, including many foreigners, were killed when a gunman reportedly dressed as Santa Claus stormed an Istanbul nightclub as revellers were celebrating the New Year, the latest carnage to rock Turkey after a bloody 2016.

Kolkata

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Sudip Bandopadhyay today said that he would appear before the CBI on January 3 in connection with the investigation into the Rose Valley chit fund scam.

NEW DELHI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the nation on New Year. Modi hoped the New Year brings good health and prosperity in everyone's lives. "Greetings on the start of 2017.

NEW DELHI

Petrol price was today hiked by Rs 1.29 a litre -- the third increase in a month, and diesel rate was raised by 97 paise a litre -- the second hike in a fortnight.

Report by: 
EOI CORRESPONDENT

On the issue of reducing the lending rates, Arun Tiwari, Chairman and Managing Director of Union Bank of India stated that since deposit rates are high, lending rates cannot come down. MCCI organised an interactive session with Mr Tiwari on ‘Indian Banking: Towards 8 p.c. Growth’.

Burnpur

The Coke Oven Battery No 10 at IISCO Steel Plant, Burnpur pushed 102 ovens today breaking its own record of 101 pushings achieved  two days back.

Kolkata

The ESI Scheme under 2nd Generation Reforms, titled as ESIC 2.0 has been striving hard to evolve itself to serve India's workforce with utmost efficiency, keeping pace with time and technology, tying to narrow down digital divide and bringing in reform initiatives.

Report by: 
Devsagar Singh

Now it is confirmed that all domestic airlines, barring PSU carrier Air India, have joined hand to fail the Government’s plan to promote regional connectivity by encouraging setting up of smaller carriers.

NEW DELHI

Whether views of the Chief Economic Advisor and the Finance Minister were taken before the sudden announcement of demonetisation of high-value currency notes by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8?

NEW DELHI

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that he is hopeful of the Goods and Service Tax (GST) being implemented in 2017 and confident that a digitised economy would be the future of India.

NEW DELHI

Patanjali Ayurved, the FMCG venture promoted by yoga guru Ramdev, was the biggest disruptive force in India's fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) market, according to a report.

NEW DELHI

The Union government expects job creation under Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) “to improve” in the coming days, notwithstanding the consistent decline witnessed in the number of jobs created under the scheme since 2012-13.

Jamshedpur

Private steel major Tata Steel today expressed confidence that the situation would be back to normal in the next quarter after the company's performance was impacted temporarily in November last owing to demonetisation.

NEW DELHI

Legal issues concerning large conglomerates like Tatas, Birlas, Ambanis and Adanis hogged the limelight last year in the Supreme Court where Narendra Modi government faced the acid test on the legality of its path-breaking policy decision on demonetisation.

Kolkata

Handset maker Gionee Sunday said it is firm on its plans manufacturing mobile phones in India despite disruptions due to demonetisation.

NEW DELHI

Bed and bath linen retailer Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Co Sundaysaid it has inked an agreement for sale of land, building and some machinery of Ranjangaon unit at an aggregate value of Rs 174.45 crore.

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