Date wise Archive


Afghan forces today regained control of a strategic district close to the restive northern city of Kunduz that fell to the Taliban earlier this month, official said.


No one will be allowed to commit crime in political patronage in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today said.


The BJP is on a mission mode to gain power in Telangana after the 2019 state polls and the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is its 'Brahmastra' for the electoral battle, state party chief K Laxman said today.


Nagapattinam district Collector S Pazhaniswamy today warned fishermen of stern action if they violated the Tamil Nadu Fishing Regulation Act, 1983 during the fishing ban period.


Swine flu has claimed its second victim in the city this year with the death of a 72-year-old woman from Kurla at a hospital here, while as many as 196 people have succumbed to the infection across the state so far in 2017, an official said.


Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti was forced to leave a women's self-help group (SHG) function here today when the crowd shouted slogans against her and even flung chairs in the air.


Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today claimed the BJP government in the state has unleashed "political vendetta" against its opponents to "divert" people's attention from its own failures.


The Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), commonly known as the monkey fever, has claimed 11 lives in Maharashtra this year, according to health officials. All the victims were from Sindhudurg district and succumbed to the viral infection between January and May, they said.


The BJP's Karnataka unit today announced a 36-day statewide campaign to "expose the misdeeds" of the Siddaramaiah government and assess the drought situation which the ruling Congress has "failed" to tackle effectively.


Union home minister Rajnath Singh today asked Police Chiefs of the North-Eastern (N-E) states to pay special attention to the low conviction rates in the region, saying if the trend continues, people's faith in the criminal justice system will erode.


The Air India plans to expand its network in the northeast as it seeks to tap into passenger demand following government's push for regional connectivity.


Former minister and senior BJD MLA Pradip Kumar Amat was today unanimously elected as the Speaker of the Odisha Assembly.


A rainwater harvesting project will be implemented in the slum areas of Darjeeling hills, a senior state government official said today.


In a shocking incident, a woman from northeast mortgaged her seven-year-old son for Rs 2000 as she didn't had enough money to pay for her husband's funeral.


The Calcutta High Court today granted bail to the driver of folk singer Kalika Prasad Bhattacharya, who died in a road accident on the Durgapur Expressway last March.


A fire broke out in a coffee shop at Park Street in the southern part of the city during morning rush hours today, fire brigade sources said. Five tenders were pressed into service to bring the blaze under control, which broke out at 11.05 am, the sources said.


Vishwesh Chaubey, general manager, Metro Railway  inspected central control,  power control  and security control rooms at Metro Railway, Metro Rail Bhavan, Kolkata on Monday.


Harindra Rao, General Manager of Eastern Railway felicitated S S Das, Loco Pilot, Howrah Division with safety award in a meeting, held at Eastern Railway’s headquarters, Fairlie Place today in presence of Satish Kumar, additional general manager, Eastern Railway and o