Date wise Archive

Made a blunder by making K D Singh an MP, admits TMC supremo
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Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that she would not allow the BJP to do a politics of religious polarisation in Bengal and if the BJP challenged her party in Bengal she would take them head on and would fight them in other states.

London

Eight people were arrested in raids across London and Birmingham today after a terror attack on the UK Parliament in the heart of Westminster killed four people, including the ISIS attacker who was inspired by "Islamist ideology" and known to British secret services.

British envoy seeks more cooperation to defeat terror
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed sadness over the London terror attack and said India stands with the UK at this difficult moment.

Kolkata

The Kolkata Police has formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe a case of cheating investors of Rs 2.53 crore allegedly by three companies of Alchemist group, owned by Rajya Sabha MP K D Singh.

Airline files complaint, party seeks explanation
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Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad hit a 60-year-old Air India duty manager with his slippers at least 20 times and tore his shirt at Indira Gandhi International  Airport here today, prompting the airline to file a police complaint.

Kolkata

A local CPM leader was brutally killed in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, police said on Thursday. The CPM blamed the ruling Trinamool Congress for the crime.

Kolkata

West Bengal government is planning to rebuild portion of the Vivekananda flyover which collapsed last year and allow light vehicles to ply on it.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today asked BJP leaders L K Advani, M M Joshi and other accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case to give their written submissions and adjourned the matter for two weeks.

NEW DELHI

The Union government today rubbished claims about EVM tampering even as it promised all support to the Election Commission's endeavour of maximising the use of voting machines with paper trail, but in a phased-manner.

Port Blair

The Lt. Governor, A & N Islands Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, accompanied by the First Lady of the Islands, Smt. Prem Mukhi visited Car Nicobar and Nancowry group of Islands on March 22 and  23and took stock of various developmental works.

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Three injured in road mishap

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M SURESH KUMAR

While the local government is striving to implement the Swachh Bharat Mission launched by the Modi-government in 2014, a wasted community facility in Dairfarm exposes the lackadaisical  approach of the civic body towards ensuring adequate public toilets in densely populated areas in the city. The Community Toilet at Japan Road, Dairyfarm under Ward No.

Errant road users say ‘No’ to ‘No Parking’ fiat
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ROOPA LALL

Recent declaration of ‘No Parking’ zones in the city seems to have made minimal impact if initial days following the notification are any indication. Your correspondent, while travelling around the city, noticed flagrant violation of the instructions with vehicles of almost all categories parked in unauthorized places.

Port Blair

The three-day National Workshop on Mainstreaming Coastal and Marine Biodiversity of India got underway in the Zoological Survey of India hall here today.