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TMC to launch `BJP Quit India movement on Aug 9 Threatens to file defamation cases against Central agencies
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EOI CORRESPONDENT

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee who has been rattled by the twin investigations of ED and CBI into the alleged involvement of her party MPs and ministers into the Sharada and Narada scams, today gave a call for the ouster of BJP from the country saying the ruling party at the Centre had failed on all fronts.

Kolkata

The BJP today ridiculed chief minister Mamata Banerjee's call to "oust" the party from the country and claimed that her Trinamool Congress had been "reduced to a signboard" in Tripura, where it tried to expand its base.

DARJEELING

The youth wing of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha began a hunger strike today on the 37th day of the indefinite agitation in the Darjeeling hills to press for the demand of a separate state of Gorkhaland out of West Bengal.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today said it will take a decision to list for early hearing a batch of petitions challenging the Allahabad High Court verdict in the Ram Temple-Babri Masjid land dispute case.

NEW DELHI

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday charged that the Narendra Modi government's policies are "burning" Jammu and Kashmir and flayed any attempt for third party intervention to resolve the issue, saying "Kashmir is India"

NEW DELHI

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today called on President-elect Ram Nath Kovind and congratulated him on his resounding victory in the presidential polls, officials said. "She met Kovindji at 10, Akbar Road bungalow and greeted him.

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M SURESH KUMAR

Eleven crew members of cargo vessel, ITT Panther, who were rescued after the ship sank 400 km off Port Blair coast, recalled the trauma of their expedition, after arrival at the Coast Guard jetty on Friday.

Port Blair

The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray along with Padmashree Naresh Chandra Lal, Ambassador, Swachh Bharat Mission, Andaman & Nicobar Islands met with Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi at New Delhi on Thursday.

Port Blair

The Andaman & Nicobar Administration had entered into a Power Purchase Agreement with M/s Suryachkara Power Corporation Ltd. in the year 1997, for purchase of 20 MW power. The 15 years agreement with the company will expire on 31st March, 2018.

Port Blair

The Field Exhibition Office, DAVP, Port Blair is conducting a photo exhibition titled “Saath Hai, Viswas Hai- Ho Raha Vikas Hai” at Govt. Middle School, Kanyapuram, South Andaman.

Port Blair

The five-day training programme on “First Aid Fire Fighting & Disaster Preparedness” to sensitize general public held at Fire Service Headquarters concluded on Friday. Altogether, 42 participants from different public sector offices attended the training.

Port Blair

Revised method of Property Tax has been implemented by Port Blair Municipal Council w.e.f  01.04.2017.  Till 31.07.2017, a special rebate of 10% is allowed for early payment.  For the convenience of the residents of Port Blair, the PBMC will be setting up a special ca

Port Blair

Integrated Pest Management Training and Demonstration Programme under Farmers’ Field School in Rice was  inaugurated by Central IPM Centre (CIPMC), Port Blair at Chouldari Gram Panchayat Hall on 19.07.2017 & at Mithakhari Gram Panchayat Hall on today in order to c

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from July 22-26, 2017. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast cloudy weather with moderate rainfall in the next five days.

Author: 
Anjan Roy

There is this continuing spectacle. You ask for an interest rate cut from the in every season: when prices show a little drop; when the stock market goes up; and, when the government thinks growth is not as much as they would like it to be.

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K Raveendran

Cryptocurrencies are creeping into Indian households through newspaper inserts, just like the ubiquitous coaching centres, full-body check-ups, home-delivery foods and so on.  It is perhaps for the first time that the cryptos are coming round to the ground like this.  What it means is that the time for cryptocurrencies, made famous by its most valuable brand ambassador bitcoin, has finally arrived on the Indian scene and is ready to enter the mainstream.

The Centre briefed the leaders of the Opposition parties on the India-China border situation on Tuesday. Foreign Secretary S.

DARJEELING

The World Heritage Center (WHC) has expressed concern over Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) in view of the ongoing violence by GJM and may bring it to the attention of World Heritage Committee when it meets next year.

Kolkata

The ruling Trinamool Congress and the opposition Congress and CPM were on Thursday engaged in a blame game over cross voting that took place in West Bengal during the presidential poll, with the opposition accusing the TMC of covertly helping the BJP.

NEW DELHI

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today filed a chargesheet in a money laundering case against a chartered accountant allegedly linked to RJD supremo Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti.

Patna

Alarmed by frequent deaths caused by lightning in Bihar, chief minister Nitish Kumar today directed officials to install lightning tracker technology used by Andhra Pradesh, which predicts thunder and lightning in an area half an hour in advance.

Itanagar

A dawn to dusk bandh called in the state capital by the Congress in Arunachal Pradesh today failed to create any impact here.

Kolkata

The southern and western districts of West Bengal are likely to receive isolated heavy rainfall in the next five days owing to an active monsoon trough, the Met department said here today.

Kohima

T R Zeliang today won the trust vote in the Nagaland Assembly, two days after he was reappointed the chief minister amid high drama.

Aizawl

Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP), the apex Mizo students' body, has put off its proposed indefinite bandh after reaching an agreement with the state government that no Chakma students would be admitted in medical colleges under Mizoram quota.

Kolkata

With a little over two months to go for Bengal's biggest festival, 'Durga Darshan' of the idol will be made smoother in 21 award winning and crowd pulling Durga Puja committees of the city, reducing the stress of pandal hopping in the five days of festivity.

Patna

Bihar health minister Tej Pratap Yadav`s petrol pump here was sealed by the Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) on Friday, official said.

Kolkata

Considering the huge rush of passengers during the ensuing festive occasions, South Eastern Railway (SER) has decided to run 11 pairs of Special trains between Shalimar and Jaipur from September 18 to November 29.