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Kolkata

BJP president Amit Shah, who came to West Bengal today on a three-day visit accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of unleashing violence, adding that the party would not be able to stop Narendra Modi's chariot.

Says, saffron party is trying to create religious divide
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While BJP President Amit Shah who is in the state on a three-day visit exhorting people to oust the Trinamool Congress from the state by 2019,  Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today asked the people of the state not to support the BJP, alleging that the saffron outfit "divides people in the name of religion." "We do not believe in the BJP's Hindutva which divides peo

Peshawar

Taliban militants today targeted a mini bus with a remote-controlled bomb in Pakistan's restive northwest tribal region, killing at least 14 people including four women and two children.

NEW DELHI

A group of students, hailing from Arunachal Pradesh, staged a protest here today against the Chinese government's move to rename six places of the state and demanded the Centre's intervention to revoke it.

Raipur

The government promised today to review its strategy on battling Naxalites, as the Chhattisgarh chief minister warned that an operation will be launched "with more firmness" and "vigour" against the guerrillas in the coming days.

NEW DELHI

Paramilitary forces and the local administration in the districts bordering Bangladesh should be involved in preventing cattle smuggling, the Supreme Court said today, directing the Centre to finalise the rules.

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Data compiled by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways claimed that over 10,000 people in India were killed in crashes caused by battered road,  potholes, speed breakers and roads under repair or construction in 2015.

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M SURESH KUMAR

Fire fighters averted a fire accident at densely populated Dairyfarm region on Tuesday. The mishap occurred at around 9.40 am at Lall Barrack reportedly caused due to an electric short-circuit.

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In line with the target set by the Union Government to provide deposit free new LPG connections to Women of BPL families over three years under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), the Sundergarh Panchayat in Middle Andaman distributed free LPG connections to 28 families on Monday.

Port Blair

The president, Mr N.Yousuf, general secretary, Mr Abdul Siddique and all executive members of Andaman Moplah Service Organization have mourned the demise of Smti Sulekha Bibi, wife of Mr T Aboo and elder sister of Syed Jalaluddin.

Port Blair

The ambassador of Swachh Bharat Mission, Andaman and  Nicobar Islands, Padmashree Naresh Chander Lal visited District Jail, Prothrapur on Tuesday. Inspector General of Prison, Geeta Rani Verma, Jailor and Deputy Jailor were also present on the occasion.

NEW DELHI

Trade and industry will be assigned a 'compliance rating' based on their credibility with regard to timely deposit of taxes to the exchequer and filing of returns under the goods and services tax structure.

NEW DELHI

The Union government Tuesday set foodgrain output target at record 273 million tonne for the 2017-18 crop year and expects to achieve 4 per cent farm sector growth following the prediction of normal monsoon.

New York

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has asserted that the government was giving top priority to addressing the issue of bad loans while acknowledging that the problem of non-performing assets was "adversely impacting" the Indian banking system.

Washington

Any "serious actions" taken by the Trump Administration on the H-1B visa programme would be a cause of "worry" as a majority of Indian exports in the services sector go to the US, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian has said.

Washington

Subramanian has expressed concern over the recent waiving of farmers' loans by state governments in India, saying it could increase the deficit by two per cent of the GDP if the practice is carried out nationwide.

NEW DELHI

Hiring intentions of Indian IT companies are expected to remain sluggish in the next six months as companies adopt a wait-and-watch policy for various global macroeconomic factors such as H1-B visa executive order and Brexit, says a survey.

SINGAPORE

India will monetise 105 highway projects for about INR 145,000 crore in the coming years as part of new innovative models of financing, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Tuesday.

NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court Tuesday sought the CBIs response on a plea alleging that a woman, related to former Union Minister P Chidambaram, has grabbed a hotel in Tamil Nadu in collusion with the officials of a public sector bank.

NEW DELHI

To avoid delay in railway projects, the Chairman of the Railway Board (CRB) and zonal general managers (GMs) have now been given powers to overrule any technical objections raised by the finance wing.

Mumbai

The rupee continued its strong upbeat momentum for the second day, surging by 18 paise to end at a fresh two-week high of 64.26 against the US currency on sustained dollar unwinding from exporters and corporates.

Bengaluru

Wipro on Tuesday posted a marginal increase in its consolidated profit at Rs 2,267 crore for the quarter ended March.

NEW DELHI

Shares of Reliance Industries ended over 1 per cent higher and hit a nine-year high today, adding Rs 5,242 crore to its market valuation, after the company reported a record fourth quarter net profit of Rs 8,046 crore.

Mehbooba chairs security meet amid protests
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Ruling PDP has urged the Election Commission to defer indefinitely the bypoll to the Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency against the backdrop of the volatile situation prevailing there. PDP candidate for the bypoll Tassaduq Hussain, who is brother of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, made the plea during a video conference with Election Commission officials yesterday.

NEW DELHI

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is in the "driving seat" in handling relations with India, Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit has said, seeking to dispel the perception that its powerful army called the shots.  Basit's remarks assume significance as foreign policy expert

Ghaziabad

The Centre will upgrade one lakh madrassas in the country with state-of-art technology to provide better schooling to Muslim community, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said.

NEW DELHI

The NHAI today told the Supreme Court that construction work of a 24.5 km stretch of Eastern Peripheral Expressway in Ghaziabad has been "stranded" as the UP Police has not given them protection despite the court's order.

NEW DELHI

After a fierce triangular battle in the Delhi municipal polls, the stage is now set for counting of votes tomorrow with the verdict likely to have political ramifications beyond the national capital's borders.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today asked all states to 'scrupulously' follow the 2016 law on the rights of persons with disabilities, saying it reflected "a sea change" in the perception of the government on the critical issue.

NEW DELHI

A special court today awarded seven-year jail term to gangster Chhota Rajan and three retired public servants in a fake passport case.

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