Date wise Archive

Bhopal/ Raipur/ Jaipur

Six days after results of Assembly elections in five states came out, people of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan today witnesses Congress legislative Party (CLP) leaders being sworn in as chief ministers and assuming office.

Bhopal

Loans of up to Rs two lakh of Madhya Pradesh farmers will be waived, with chief minister Kamal Nath Monday signing a file to the effect.

Bhopal, Raipur, Chhattisg

Congress president Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today attended the oath taking ceremonies of all the three chief ministers. On his arrival at the venue in Bhopal, Rahul was greeted with loud cheers by the crowd.

BJP demands Kamal Nath's sacking as MP CM after verdict
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Senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar was today convicted and sentenced to life term for "remainder of his natural life" in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case by the Delhi High Court which said the riots were a "crime against humanity" perpetrated by those who enjoyed "political patronage".

‘Premature’, says TMC, NCP sees no need to debate, CPI fears problems for political prospects
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A day after DMK president M K Stalin proposed the name of Congress president chief Rahul Gandhi as the Prime Ministerial candidate, the TMC leadership today distanced itself from the statement, saying any such announcement would be premature.

NEW DELHI

The Amnesty India today demanded an independent investigation into the recent death of seven civilians in clashes that followed an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama.

NEW DELHI

A Dubai-based businessman and accused in a money laundering case related to the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP chopper deal moved a Delhi court Monday seeking anticipatory bail.

Kolkata

The BJP moved the Calcutta High Court today with a fresh plea, challenging the West Bengal government's denial of permission to the party's proposed 'rath yatra' in the state.

Kolkata

Renowned classical singer Pandit Arun Bhaduri passed away at a city hospital on Monday morning after a prolonged illness, family sources said. He was 75 and is survived by wife and son.

NEW DELHI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held wide-ranging talks with Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih with an aim to begin a new chapter in bilateral ties which came under strain under the previous regime in Male.

NEW DELHI

Amid noisy protests over the Rafale deal and Cauvery issue, the Lok Sabha today passed a Bill seeking to empower the transgender community by providing them a separate identity.

NEW DELHI

While the results of the farmers protest in Delhi are yet to be seen at a wide scale, a conversation has definitely started with chefs and experts discussing the ways to tackle the issues faced by farmers.

NEW DELHI

The note printing subsidiary of the RBI has failed to explain how disclosure of data on Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 notes printed after demonetisation will affect economic interests of the state, the CIC has noted ordering its disclosure.

NEW DELHI

Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned for the third time Monday till 3 pm as belligerent Opposition members sought to raise Rafale, construction of a dam across Cauvery River and other issues.

NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a plea challenging the LIC move to acquire 51 per cent stake in the Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI).

NEW DELHI

Terming the exit of Urjit Patel as credit negative, S&P Global Ratings said the increasing involvement of the government in the affairs of the RBI could undermine the hard-fought improvements in the banking system over the past few years.

Kolkata

Global online grocery purchasing is up 15% in the last two years, leading to an estimated USD 70 bn additional sales in online FMCG, according to a new report by global measurement company, Nielsen.

Kolkata

The second edition of fbb’s ‘National Jeans Day’ hit the internet with a bang.

Kolkata

Under the Banner of the New Voices of the Lions Clubs International, a Women's Symposium was organised By MD 322. New Voices is the brain child of our International President Lion Gudrun Yngvadottir, who graced this symposium as the Chief Guest.

Kolkata

Arvind Limited announced the national launch of its latest Blockbuster Line of Denims that aims to democratize quality denims for consumers in India.

Both sides vow to deepen maritime ties
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With Maldives reeling under mounting Chinese debt, India Monday announced a USD 1.4 billion financial assistance to the island nation and inked four pacts with it after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih held "successful" talks with an aim to reset ties.

NEW DELHI

Industry body International Copper Association (ICA) India Monday said it welcomes the NGT order, which allowed reopening of Sterlite Copper's Tuticorin plant.

Berlin

Germany has agreed to one-time payments for survivors, primarily Jews, who were evacuated from Nazi Germany as children, many of whom never saw their parents again, the organisation that negotiates compensation with the German government said Monday.

Islamabad

Pakistan today released Indian prisoner Hamid Nihal Ansari, whose three-year jail term ended on Saturday, days after a top court gave one month deadline to the government to complete formalities to deport him.

Beijing

China, Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to cooperate on counter-terrorism and coordinate to call on the Taliban to return to the negotiating table and to move ahead the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned reconciliation process, the Chinese foreign ministry said today.

SEOUL

North Korea has condemned the US over its latest sanctions measures, warning the policy could "block the path to denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula forever".

NEW DELHI

Physical torture of inmates in West Bengal, no medical aid for HIV patient in Odisha and no treatment for mentally challenged women in Uttar Pradesh were some of the key findings by the women's commission during inspections of shelter homes in these states.

NEW DELHI

As the BJP stepped up attack on Rahul Gandhi over the Rafale issue, three members of the ruling party in the Lok Sabha today moved a notice of breach of privilege against the Congress president, alleging that he spoke "falsehood" and "misled the House" over the fighte

Mirwaiz taken into preventive custody for defying house arrest
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JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik was detained today after he tried to march towards the Army's Chinar Corps headquarters to protest the killing of seven civilians allegedly in security forces firing in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Panaji

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar should be allowed to deal with his illness without pressure and "tamasha" (spectacle), National Conference leader Omar Abdullah said today.

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