Date wise Archive

Mumbai

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday refuted suggestions that he could be appointed as Union Minister, saying he is going to be around in the state.
Fadnavis was speaking at the India Today Conclave 2017 in Mumbai.

Panaji

Mounting attack on AICC general secretary Digvijaya Singh, who is under fire for the "blunder" which blew the Congress' chances to form government in Goa, former party legislator Vishwajit Rane today said it's time the veteran politician called it quits.

Mumbai

J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said regional parties still have a space in the country and leaders like Mayawati could not be written off in the backdrop of the BJP's performance in the UP Assembly polls.

Panaji

Facing flak for his handling of the Goa polls, AICC General Secretary Digvijaya Singh today said his proposal for a pre-poll alliance with Goa Forward was "sabotaged" by his own party leaders.

Report by: 
P. Sreekumaran

He set out, with the full support of the Congress High Command, to rid the Congress in Kerala of the malady of groupism. But VM Sudheeran, who resigned as the Keral Pradesh Congress Committee president on March 10, has, ironically, fallen a victim to the faction feud eating into the vitals of the party.

Guwahati

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has invited all the insurgent outfits of the state for peace talks and said his government wants to rid the state of the militancy, the illegal foreigners and the corruption.

CM to apprise Centre about 'unofficial' NSCN camps
Report by: 
Agencies

The Manipur government will hold talks with the United Naga Council (UNC) on Sunday for lifting of the four-month-long economic blockade imposed on the national highways in the state by the outfit.

Patna

Concerned over increase in girl child mortality, the Bihar government today said it was contemplating several measures to motivate parents to provide good health care to new born girl child.

Bhubaneswar

Three senior Congress leaders including two MLAs in Odisha were served show cause notices by the party today following certain remarks made by them after the recent panchayat polls.

Patna

BJP today protested in the Bihar legislature against the state government for serving show cause notices to several IAS officers who had formed a human chain here against arrest of their colleague Sudhir Kumar in the BSSC examination paper leak case.

MALDA

A team of five dacoits today looted Rs 20 lakh from United Bank of India's Sujapur branch here, the police said.

Guwahati

Fake Indian currency notes with a face value of Rs 4.4 lakh were recovered by BSF personnel from a village along the India-Bangladesh border in Dhubri district of Assam, BSF said in a statement today.

Gaya

Maoists have torched eight vehicles of the Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) at a village in Gaya district of Bihar, a police officer said today.

Kolkata

For bridge maintenance work on Azimganj-Katwa section of Eastern Railway’s Howrah division, seven hours traffic block will be imposed on Sunday, March 19 from 10 am to 5.20 pm on that section.

Panaji

The Manohar Parrikar government today proved its majority on the floor of the Goa Assembly by winning the trust vote with the support of 22 legislators in the 40-member House.

Kolkata

Aiming to recreate the BJP's stellar UP show in Bengal rural polls next year and 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP in the state is taking tips from their counterparts in Uttar Pradesh and has prepared a three-pronged strategy to emerge as the main contender of the rul

NEW DELHI

The electronic voting machines are "fully tamper-proof, as ever", the Election Commission said today dismissing claims of BSP supremo Mayawati and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal who had questioned their reliability.

Kolkata

The West Bengal government today offered a job to the wife of a deceased person whose death due to alleged medical negligence at a private hospital rocked the state.

NEW DELHI

BJP member in Upper House, Roopa Ganguly today lost her cool as Congress MP Rajni Patel raised the issue of recent child trafficking in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal during the session without mentioning her name.

NEW DELHI

The NIA today took over the custody of three persons arrested in connection with the blast in a passenger train at Shajapur in Madhya Pradesh last week to ascertain their role and the group they were working for.

NEW DELHI

Despite facing a drubbing in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, the Samajwadi Party (SP) may continue its alliance with the Congress in the 2019 general elections, a senior party leader today hinted.

Chandigarh

Amarinder Singh was sworn-in as the chief minister of Punjab on Thursday. He was administered oath of office and secrecy by Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore at an impressive ceremony at the Punjab Raj Bhawan here.

COOCH BEHAR

A BJP leader and two party activists were injured when unidentified persons attacked them at Dinhata town of CoochBehar district today. Dhitiman Sengupta, BJP CoochBehar district leader and two party workers were injured when unidentified persons attacked them.

No one has the right to curb creative freedom: Vikramaditya Motwane
Report by: 
Agencies

"Padmavati" star Shahid Kapoor, directors Karan Johar, S S Rajamouli and Vikramaditya Motwane have come out in support of Sanjay Leela Bhansali following the vandalism on the set of "Padmavati" in Kolhapur.

Illegal liquor vend in full bloom at Bhatu Basti
Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Expectations were riding high; islanders anticipated sharp decline in the menace caused by alcoholism in the society here after the announcement of the new excise policy enforced from the 1st of January this year; but as expected, illegal trade has started mushrooming in the city.

Report by: 
KURMA RAO

Shortage of paramedical staff is taking a toll on patients of remote pockets of Tugapur and adjoining villages in North Andaman. For residents of several hamlets in the area, the Health Department has provided a Primary Health Centre at Tugapur with in-patient facility.

CS reviews performance of banks under PMEGP
Report by: 
Agencies

A review of performance under PMEGP scheme clubbed with Banker’s review meeting was held in the conference hall of the Secretariat here this evening. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Shri Anindo Majumdar. The Secretary (Industries), Smti.

Port Blair

The Govt. Model Senior Secondary School in the city is one among the 10 nodal schools, selected by the NITI Ayog to establish the Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL) with the support of Intel Technologies India Pvt. Ltd.

Port Blair

The Adhyaksh, Jaydeep Kumar Dey and Smt Bhagyaswari, Up-Adhyaksha of Zilla Parishad, South Andaman along with Mr Gadadhar Mazumdar and Mr Abdul Bashir, Zilla Parishad members of  Chouldari and Brindaban constituency respectively and Mr Muneshwaran, Pradhan, Gram Panch

Pages