Date wise Archive

NEW DELHI

Amidst growing chorus for holding bull taming sport Jallikattu, the Centre today said it will take a stand on the issue once the matter is decided by Supreme Court while hoping that the apex court will "take care" of the sentiments of the society.

NEW DELHI

Amidst growing chorus for holding bull taming sport Jallikattu, the Centre today said it will take a stand on the issue once the matter is decided by Supreme Court while hoping that the apex court will "take care" of the sentiments of the society.

Chennai

The CPI today took exception to Prime Minister Narendra Modi dubbing the opponents of demonetisation as supporters of black money, saying it did not "befit" his office. "The Prime Minister says those opposing demonetisation are supporters of black money.

NEW DELHI

Delhi High Court today granted 18-day parole to Manu Sharma, who is undergoing life term for killing model Jessica Lall in 1999, to pursue his LLB course and get his marriage registered.

Thiruvananthapuram

Continuing his attack on the CPI-M led LDF government over the appointment row connected with former Industries Minister E P Jayarajan, Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala today asked Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau Director to probe the role of Chief Minister P

Amritsar

AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal will be on a two-day visit to the Majha region of Punjab starting January 14 during which he will launch the 'Ghar Bachao Muhim' campaign in the run-up to the upcoming state Assembly polls.

Chennai

Upping the ante on opposition to the proposed merger of State Bank of Travancore with SBI, Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan today alleged the initiative was an attack on regional institutions, smacking of a political motive to undermine federalism."This attack o

NEW DELHI

Delhi Police today told a special court that a plea by a private bank official, arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a demonetisation fraud, seeking to surrender in a related case was "not maintainable".

Mumbai

Emotional scenes were today witnessed in the Bombay High Court when a minor boy was inconsolable, wanting to be with his father and refusing to go to his mother who was granted the child's custody by a family court.

Jammu

The education sector has been badly hit in Kashmir Valley during the five-month-long unrest, causing "irreversible loss" to students, the Economic Survey Report has said.

Chandigarh

The Election Commission has imposed around dozen cuts on a video made by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), raising various issues including "drug problem, farmers suicides, sacrilege incidents, atrocities on Dalits", before giving its nod to the party for using in election campa

NEW DELHI

In a first among city colleges, Delhi University's prestigious Sri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) will go cashless from tomorrow for various transactions ranging from fee submission to payments at the canteen.

Mohali

Arvind Kejriwal was today virtually declared the Chief Ministerial candidate in Punjab by his Aam Aadmi Party, injecting a new dimension to what is considered a three-way race in the Assembly polls.

Kolkata

The Calcutta High Court today directed the Asansol Municipality to consider afresh an application for permission to hold 'Sansad Mela', which its organisers claimed was not being given green signal on flimsy reasons.

Itanagar
Arunachal Pradesh today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) at Anand in Gujarat to kick-start a 'white revolution' in the state.
Tura
Suspected militants today abducted eleven traders, but eight of them managed to escape their clutches, near Gasuapara in South Garo Hills district of Meghalaya.
Patna

BJP president Amit Shah today prayed at the Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib, the birthplace of the 10th Sikh Guru, Gobind Singh. "Amit Shah has bowed his head and offered prayers at the Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib," a district police official said.

Imphal

In a major breakthrough, Manipur Police have identified the militant group that had been threatening local editors.

Kolkata

Five persons were arrested in connection with molestation of an actress on December 31 night in the southern part of the city, police said today.

Shantipur

Two bikers were killed when their bike collided head on with a sand laden truck on NH 34 today. The incident occured at Fuliapara, a police officer said adding the truck driver had been taken into custody and the truck seized.

Berhampur

A rare bird was sighted in the Chilika lake, the biggest waterfowl habitat in the country, during the headcount of feathered guests conducted by the wildlife organisation in the entire lagoon.

Guwahati

Assam government has decided to establish a state school of drama on the lines of National School of Drama (NSD) in New Delhi, state chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal said here today.

Kolkata

Metro Railway, Kolkata in association with Metro Railway Women’s Welfare  Organisation (MRWWO) organised “Bapu’s Legacy”, a theme based programme  on Gandhiji and his freedom struggle at Mahatma Gandhi Road Metro Station today.

Guwahati

Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit today appealed to all government functionaries to render their best to stimulate development of Assam as he took stock of the development works and the prevailing law and order situation in Kamrup (metropolitan) district.

Report by: 
EOI CORRESPONDENT

Dum Dum Municipality today organised a camp for the physically and mentally challenged staying within Dum Dum municipal area that was attended around 400 such people.

Report by: 
EOI BUREAU
Facing official apathy for the past several years, more than 300 employees of  the State Transport Department now stare at a bleak future. Having served the government agency for more than 10 years, STS bus drivers and conductors were anticipating regularisation of their services in the department.
Port Blair

A native of Narvana District, Haryana, has been booked for cheating and impersonation during the recruitment examination for 34 civilian posts on Sunday. In the complaint to the Aberdeen Police, Surg. Lt.

Port Blair

One person has been injured in a brawl that took place at the roadside near Port Mout Junction on Sunday.

Port Blair
Scientists of the Botanical Survey of India (BSI), Regional Centre here has discovered a new species of ginger in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Port Blair
Scientists have warned of massive quakes in the Indian Ocean after finding that a new plate boundary is forming on the floor of the Indian Ocean due to the largest earthquake that shook the Andaman-Sumatra region in 2012.

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