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Gandhinagar

Strongly committing to continuing economic reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today promised to bring a paradigm shift in polity and economy by providing corruption-free regime and easing processes to make India the easiest place to do business.

NEW DELHI

The Election Commission has asked the poll machinery in the five poll-bound states to either cover or remove photographs of political leaders on all hoardings and advertisements which seek to project the achievements of any living political functionary or political pa

TMC MPs to meet Prez today
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Sharpening her attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, chief minister Mamata Banerjee today likened him to the 14th century Delhi king Sultan Muhammed Bin Tughlaq, known for his whimsical ways.

Lucknow

Differences persisted today over key issues in Samjawadi Party, notwithstanding a meeting Akhilesh Yadav had with party patriarch Mulayam, who had on Monday night declared that his son will be the chief minister if the party wins in the Assembly elections.

State takes up project to provide training to people from lower strata of society
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West Bengal will soon join the elite club of states of women taxi drivers as the government here has taken up a project to provide training to women, generally drawn from the lower strata of society, in driving.

NEW DELHI

PAC chairman K V Thomas' remark that Prime Minister Narendra Modi could be called to appear before it over the issue of demonetisation is "wrong, unethical and against laid out Parliamentary procedures", its member Nishikant Dubey has said in a letter to Lok Sabha Spe

Kabul

Twin Taliban blasts struck near the Afghan Parliament in Kabul today, killing at least 21 people and wounding 45 others in the rush-hour attack that shattered a relative lull in violence in the capital.

Kolkata

Former India captain and CAB president Saurav Ganguly today lodged a complaint with Thakurpukur police station about a threat he had received from an unknown person.

Kolkata

Union minister of state for urban development Babul Supriyo has been summoned by the Kolkata police for questioning on January 12, Suprotim Sarkar, additional CP, Kolkata Police, today said.

KOLKATA/NEW DELHI

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged a prestigious order from Powergrid for the augmentation of three Extra High Voltage (EHV) substations in the state of Karnataka, on turnkey basis.

KOLKATA/MUMBAI

On the occasion of National Road Safety week, United Spirits (USL) and Essar Oil Limited, have announced a path-breaking collaboration to create a paradigm shift in road safety in India.

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A high level safety meeting was held at Eastern Railway’s Headquarters at Fairlie Place today wherein all Principal Heads of Departments alongwith DRMs of Howrah, Sealdah, Asansol and Malda were attended the meeting.

KOLKATA/PUNE

Bajaj Auto has commenced customer deliveries of Dominar 400 from today onwards from Bajaj Dealerships in 22 cities.

Kolkata

As a result of the intensive ticket checking drive conducted by Eastern Railway all over its jurisdiction from  30 December 2016 to 5 January 2017, altogether 35928 persons were detected travelling without or with improper ticket and carrying unbooked luggage and an a

NEW DELHI

As it analyses bank deposits post- demonetisation, the Union government has found that an estimated Rs 3-4 lakh crore of tax-evaded income could have been deposited during 50-day window provided to get rid of junked Rs 500/1000 notes.

Gandhinagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday held bilateral talks with several heads of state and ministers who have converged here for the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit.

Gandhinagar

Mukesh Ambani, India’s richest person, on Tuesday said his Reliance Industries will complete investment of Rs1.25 lakh crore in refinery and petrochemical expansion projects in Gujarat by March, exceeding commitments made by Rs10,000 crore.

Hyderabad

Tech investor T V Mohandas Pai Tuesday pitched for abolishing capital gains tax on sale of land and property, and gold if held for more than three years, amidst reports that real estate and the yellow metal generate the largest quantum of black money.

SINGAPORE

Sri Lanka is keen to establish a tripartite arrangement for trade and investment with India and Singapore, its Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Harsha de Silva has said.

Mumbai

The rupee Tuesday surrendered most of its early strong gains but eventually managed to end higher by three paise at 68.18 against the American currency in a range bound trade amid weak dollar overseas.

NEW DELHI

Gold prices reclaimed the Rs 29,000-mark by surging Rs 330 to trade at over one-month high of Rs 29,030 per 10 grams, tracking uptrend in the global bullion market and increased buying by local jewellers.

Kolkata
Nobel peace prize winner and founder of Grameen Bank of Bangladesh Muhammad Yunus on Tuesday said that micro-credit is a tool for fostering entrepreneurship among the poor.
Hyderabad

Blue chip PSUs are eyeing funds from the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) which is sitting on a huge cash pile, said Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya.

Mumbai

A new strategic materials policy that can promote production as well as storage of defense- related strategic materials will be announced soon, Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar said today.

Alleges being subjected to stale food and empty stomach, Jawan in video was court-martialed in 2010, says IG BSF
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A BSF jawan, deployed along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir, has alleged that troops are facing "cruelty" as they are served bad quality food and even have to go "empty stomach" at times, prompting Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to order "appropriate action".

NEW DELHI

India has nixed the UAE's proposal to send a military paratrooper team for live display during Republic Day Parade, citing security concerns.

NEW DELHI

Back from his week-long foreign tour, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today held a series of meetings with party leaders including those from poll-bound Punjab to finalise the rest of tickets in the high stakes battle.

Gandhinagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked Denmark to extend full support in the extradition of Purulia arms drop case accused Kim Davy, taking into account India's "sensitivities".

NEW DELHI

The Election Commission has issued a notice to BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj to show cause why action should not be taken against him for his controversial remarks indirectly blaming Muslims for the population growth, holding that prima facie he has violated the model code of