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Bengal govt free to take legal action: Centre, BJP youth wing disowns leader
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Major political parties including BJP today condemned as "barbaric" a saffron youth wing leader's offer of a Rs 11 lakh bounty on the head of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee with his remark setting off an uproar in Parliament.

BJP speaking the language of IS, says Adhir
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The Trinamool Congress (AITC) today demanded immediate arrest of Yogesh Varshney, the BJP Yuba Morcha leader from Aligarh who declared a bounty of Rs 11 lakh on the head of chief minister Mamata Banerjee.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today expressed "shock" that the money, meant for the welfare of construction workers across the nation, and which was supposed to go to the poorest people of the country was going "somewhere else".

NEW DELHI

Major opposition parties today met President Pranab Mukherjee and put forth their concern over recent incidents of violence, including attacks by cow vigilantes, and efforts to "muzzle voices of dissent".

NEW DELHI

The Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die today on completion of the Budget session which saw the passage of 23 Bills, including four crucial legislations related to implementation of GST.

Beijing

The people of Arunachal Pradesh live "difficult lives" under India's "illegal" rule and they look forward to returning to China, a state-run Chinese daily claimed today as it criticised New Delhi for allowing the Dalai Lama to visit the frontier state.

NEW DELHI

The Election Commission today threw an "open challenge" to people to hack its EVMs, a move which comes after opposition parties urged it to revert to the paper ballot system raising doubts over infallibility of the machines.

Karseva will begin next year, says Surendra Jain
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Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay

On a day when the All India Muslim Personal Law Board offered peace talks to settle Ram Janmabhumi issue, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) claimed that it would be through a legislation in Parliament that Ram temple in Ayodhya would be a reality.

KOLKATA/NEW DELHI

B Ashok, Chairman, IndianOil, has been conferred the SCOPE Special Commendation Award for Excellence and Outstanding Contribution to  Public Sector Management - Individual Leadership Category 1 (Maharatna & Navratna PSEs) 2014-15.

Kolkata

The Indian rupee has appreciated considerably over the past two months. A continued rupee appreciation is bound to make Indian exports uncompetitive.

Kolkata

S. N. Agrawal, General Manager, Eastern & South Eastern Railway met the press & media at E.Rly’s Headquarters, Fairlie Place today.

Kolkata

Emami Group takes its edible oil brand “Emami Healthy & Tasty” on a national platform by expanding its footprints in the northern and western parts of the country. 

Kolkata

Royal Challenge Whisky launches a Special Edition T20 Pack has been designed as an ode to the bold spirit of Royal Challengers Bangalore and Pune Super Giants.

Kolkata

Emami Ltd, the FMCG major, known for offering innovative products, has launched ‘HE On The Go’ Waterless Face Wash under the male grooming brand ‘HE’.    ‘HE On The Go’ is the country’s first waterless facewash, developed by Emami based on its keen consumer insight an

Kolkata

Central PSU Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd (BCPL) Wednesdayannounced turnaround after 40 years in 2016-17 with a net profit of Rs 4 crore from a topline of Rs 111 crore.

NEW DELHI

Come May 1, petrol and diesel prices will change every day in sync with international rates, much like what happens in most advanced markets.

Hyderabad

The tightening of H1-B work visa rules in the US would be advantageous to Indian IT firms as they would shift more work offshore and also be in a position to improve their billing rate, says industry veteran T V Mohandas Pai.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that power distribution firms like Adani Power Ltd and Tata Power Ltd cannot charge "compensatory tariff" from consumers and set aside the appellate tribunal's judgement in this regard.

Mumbai

The Reserve Bank has imposed a penalty of Rs 20 lakh on Shriram City Union Finance and Rs 5 lakh penalty on Hinduja Leyland Finance for violating fair practices code guidelines.

Mumbai

A special CBI court here convicted four former bank officials in one of the multi-crore securities scam cases and sentenced them to three years imprisonment, 25 years after the scam involving 'Big Bull' Harshad Mehta came to the fore.

Mumbai

Leading exchange BSE has directed all entities listed with it to make filings of financial results in XBRL mode within 24 hours of submission of results in the PDF mode.

NEW DELHI

No documentary proof is required for getting advance or withdrawal from General Provident Fund (GPF), Union Minister Jitendra Singh Wednesday said.

Mumbai

The recent tightening of ARCs' capital requirements will lead to consolidation in the industry and that bigger players stand to benefit from the move, says a report.

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Several hectares of crucial mangrove cover have been reportedly destroyed in a massive wildfire in remote North Andaman region.

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M SURESH KUMAR

All empathy for the mentally ill, but their growing numbers leading a nomadic life has become a cause of concern for the urban population. One such instance has come to light from Bhatu Basti region, one of the most populated residential areas in the city.

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ROOPA LALL

Allegations of nepotism in recruitment drives is back to haunt the civic agency.

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M SURESH KUMAR

The local unit of Trinamool Congress Committee (TMC) slammed the Congress party leaders on Wednesday alleging that the party is not working for the cause of the islanders. Addressing a press conference, Smt Anita Mondal, TMC observer said that the Congress party strived for decades for the welfare of islanders under late Manoranjan Bhakta.

Port Blair

Nicobari Aloo or Greater Yam (Dioscoreaalata) is one such species of yam which plays a vital role as staple food of Nicobari Tribes and the method of conservation and its propagation since ages are quiet unique to this Island.The Nicobari tribes practice unique cultiv

Port Blair

One of the India’s leading brand in education conference management, 'Indian International Model United Nations (IIMUN) will organize IIMUN conference in Port Blair in Ummat Public School (UPS) from April 28-30, in which students from grade 7th to grade 12th (all boar

Port Blair

A delegation of Andaman Moplah Service Organization (AMSO) met the Union Home Minister, Mr Rajnath Singh during his recent visit to these islands.

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