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Beijing

The "atmosphere" is "not right" for a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, a Chinese official said today amidst a standoff between the armies of the two countries in the Sikkim s

NEW DELHI

There is no question of a “conducive atmosphere or not” because India did not ask for a bilateral between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping during the G20 summit in Germany's Hamburg city, an Indian official, who is accompanying the Indian

State says 'No' to deployment 400 Central troops
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Life started limping back to normalcy at Baduria and adjoining areas where communal clashes broke out over a Facebook post, even though some miscreants tried to create trouble at Mayer Bajar area near Basirhat railway station. However police and paramilitary personnel who were rushed in stopped the situation go out of control.

Kolkata

BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha today termed West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi "a soldier of Modi brigade", a remark the ruling Trinamool Congress was prompt to latch on to saying "the cat is out of the bag".

Kolkata

BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and state unit president Dilip Ghosh today faced demonstration when they had gone to a government run hospital to meet the relatives of a person who they claimed, was killed in communal riots in Baduria.

Kolkata

The ongoing indefinite bandh in Darjeeling which entered 22nd day today, will continue, said GJM today after a meeting of all hill parties in Kalimpong. The all-party meeting was convened by the GJM in Kalimpong.

Kolkata

Industrialist Sanjiv Goenka has been renominated as chairman, Board of Governors (BoG) of IIT-Kharagpur, for the second time. "IIT Kharagpur is delighted to announce the nomination of Sanjiv Goenka as the chairman of its BoG.

NEW DELHI

Achal Kumar Joti today took charge as the 21st Chief Election Commissioner and said the poll panel will work towards ensuring that all voters exercise their franchise.

Kolkata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee today categorically said that it is difficult for the state government to give SEZ status to Wipro for its second development centre in the state.

92 hardcore terrorists killed till July
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Agencies

With the Narendra Modi government giving a free-hand to Indian Army, its counter-terror offensive has started yielding positive results.

NEW DELHI

The extensive coverage of the Justice C S Karnan saga has come under the sharp attack of the Supreme Court which said the media remained "unmindful" of the damage being caused to the judiciary by "merrily" riding the Karnan wave.

NEW DELHI

India said today that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold meetings with leaders of countries like Canada, Japan, and the UK on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg but ruled out any scheduled bilateral meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

NEW DELHI

More than 2,500 people from different walks of life have so far applied for Padma awards which are to be announced on the eve of Republic Day. The last date for receipt of nominations for the top civilian honours for 2018 is September 15, 2017.

Kolkata

The Trinamool Congress today accused the BJP-led Central government of indulging in the "dirty trick of polarisation" because of its "inability" to take the TMC on in West Bengal on social and economic development.

NEW DELHI

Amid China's aggressive posturing in the Asiatic region, India and Vietnam discussed "concrete and feasible" steps to protect their interests while seeking to bolster their strategic bilateral ties.

Kolkata

BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvergiya today said the West Bengal government has "stooped to a new low" by trying to "malign" the office of the governor in order to "divert" attention from its own failures.

NEW DELHI

The issue of rising farmers' suicide cannot be dealt with "overnight", the Supreme Court said today while agreeing with the government's request for a year to show effective results of its pro-farmer schemes like Fasal Bima Yojana.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking to declare as illegal certain sections of the Representation of the People Act which disqualify candidates only in cases of criminal conviction and not under certain laws governing corruption.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today held that government jobs or admissions secured under reserved category by using forged caste certificates cannot be held valid or sustained in the eyes of the law.

Patna

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is understood to have warned his party leaders of action if they continued to target Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, to smooth ruffled feathers of the crucial ally.

NEW DELHI

More than 21,000 additional central paramilitary forces have been deployed in Jammu and Kashmir for the security of Amarnath yatra and ahead of the first death anniversary of Hizbul militant commander Burhan Wani.

Gurgaon

A 21-year-old working with an MNC here was killed after he was allegedly beaten and thrown from the fourth floor of the building he was staying in because he complained about the lack of amenities, police said today.

Chennai

Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi, who has drawn flak for administering  oath to three members nominated to the Assembly, today said she acted according to the law and there was "no conflict" in it.

Thiruvananthapuram

The family of Flight Lt S Achudev, one of the two IAF pilots killed in the May 23 crash of their Sukhoi-30 fighter jet in Arunachal Pradesh, has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a high- level probe into the tragedy.

Chennai

The Madras High Court today adjourned till July 14 all petitions and appeals filed in connection with local body elections in Tamil Nadu as an SLP in this connection is scheduled to come up in the Supreme Court on July 12.

Jammu

Another batch of 2,513 pilgrims today left left Jammu for the 3,888-metre high Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva in south Kashmir Himalayas.

NEW DELHI

Every time her toddler refused to eat, Paramita Chatterjee pulled out the iPad or phone, put on a Snow White story and the food on the plate would disappear in no time. The harried working mother thought she had learnt the trick to easy and quick parenting.

Amaravati

Ever since he started functioning from the Andhra Pradesh government's transitional headquarters in the Amaravati capital region in October 2016, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has been claiming that "everything good is happening" to the state.

Thiruvananthapuram

The Kerala government is planning to set up a 'One-Day Home' to provide safe accommodation for women visiting the city for various purposes as part of making the state capital women-friendly.

Patna

Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today dared RJD chief Lalu Prasad to cancel all lands gifted to him and his family members.

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