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NEW DELHI

Delhi Police rescued a 27-year-old mentally unstable woman from Assam who was allegedly held captive here by three men.

Author: 
Amulya Ganguli

The Narendra Modi government appears to have succeeded in persuading the ghar wapsi and love jehad brigades to pipe down for the time being. Modi even personally ticked off the gau-rakshaks or cow vigilantes after they were video-taped lynching a group of Dalit youths for skinning a cow, their traditional occupation.

Author: 
G. Srinivasan

After the recent report of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reproving the Modi Government for its November 8 decision of demonetizing high denomination notes which it contended has dampened consumption and activities across the real sectors of the Indian economy, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) did not pass any overt strictures on demonetization (Demo).

The Government has claimed that despite demonetization and consequent deceleration of economic activity, the GDP grew by seven per cent in the third quarter of the current fiscal. The claim has been disputed by the opposition parties and a number of economists. They have called the GDP estimate as ‘highly suspect’ and ‘questionable.’ The effect of demonetization is well known by now: fall in sales, fall in employment and fall in production, particularly in construction industry. The silver lining was agriculture which performed well.

Kolkata

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment, Regulation and Transparency Bill - 2017, that is aimed at reining in private hospitals which are often accused of harassing, was today passed by the state Assembly.

Kolkata

After passing West Bengal Clinical Establishments Registration , Regulation And Transparency Bill , 2017, West Bengal government has decided to frame a policy for keeping a tab on the over increasing fees and inflated donations demanded by the private schools and coll

Highlights poor representation in Parliament
Report by: 
Agencies

No society can call itself civilised if it does not honour women, President Pranab Mukherjee said today as he emphasised on providing reservation for women in Parliament.

Mirzapur

With the high-stake UP assembly elections drawing to a close, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said SP, BSP and Congress would get electric shocks on March 11 after declaration of the poll results.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today expressed grave concern over farmers' suicide due to indebtedness and crop failure and said it felt the government was going in a "wrong direction" in tackling the real problem.

Concession on Tawang can resolve border dispute; says ex-Chinese diplomat, India dismisses
Report by: 
Agencies

China today warned India against allowing the Dalai Lama to visit Arunachal Pradesh, saying it would cause "serious damage" to the bilateral ties and peace in the disputed border region.

Kolkata

As a result of the intensive ticket checking drive conducted by Eastern Railway all over its jurisdiction from  24 February to 02 March 2017, altogether 41,273 persons were detected travelling without or with improper ticket and carrying unbooked luggage and an amount

KOLKATA/MUMBAI/HAZIRA

Essar Power Hazira Ltd, a subsidiary of Essar Power Ltd, today announced that its 2x135 MW power project in Hazira was now operating consistently at close to 100% capacity utilisation.

Report by: 
EOI CORRESPONDENT

The maiden regional conference of Eastern States, on the theme of ‘Enhancing steel consumption in India’ was inaugurated by Hon’ble Union Minister of Steel Chaudhary Birender Singh at Gangtok, Sikkim.

NEW DELHI

The tax department Friday warned that those who undertake Benami transactions would invite Rigorous Imprisonment (RI) of up to 7 years and such violators would also stand to be charged under the I-T Act.