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Takes a dig at the ruling party over extortion
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In a scathing attack on the Trinamool Congress (TMC), Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused it of killing the aspirations of the middle-class people in the state and said the ruling party in West Bengal is known for "triple T -- Trinamool Tolabaji Tax". In local parlance, 'tolabaji' is roughly understood as an act of organised extortion.

To oppose Bill on Citizenship
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Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Rajnath Singh, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee today said that they should worry about winning their own Lok Sabha seats before dreaming of victory in West Bengal.

Kolkata

The CPM-led Left Front in West Bengal will organize a rally here on Sunday to give a call to oust Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the state and the BJP at the Centre.

NEW DELHI

Former Madhya Pradesh Police Commissioner Rishi Kumar Shukla was today appointed the director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for a fixed tenure of two years, according to a personnel ministry order.

Falakata

Union home minister Rajnath Singh today said the Centre will use technology to seal the international borders of both West Bengal and Assam with Bangladesh, through an integrated border management system.

Kolkata

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dedicated to nation railway electrification to provide seamless electric traction over Andal – Sainthia – Pakur – Malda and Khana – Sainthia sections of Eastern Railway (294 kms) and construction of third line on Hijli – Narayangarh

Kolkata

The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, the farmers' income support initiative announced by the Centre in the interim budget, may face major roadblocks including legal ones during its implementation phase, experts said today.

Agartala

Slamming political parties of the North East for opposing the citizenship bill, Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said infiltration is a problem for the nation and the bill is meant to address the issue.

Bhubaneswar

A wild boar chewed off the palm of a child who was left alone as her parents worked at a nearby stone crusher in Odisha's Khurda district Saturday, police said.

Bhubaneswar

A fire broke out in a private hospital here on Saturday, but no one was injured in the incident, a Fire Brigade official said.

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Speaking at the interactive session on “Mental Health – Breaking the Stigma” organised by Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) here on Saturday Dr.

Kolkata

In order to improve the condition of coaches running in Mail/ Express trains, Indian Railways launched “Project Utkrisht” in April, 2018 to upgrade 66 pairs of trains comprising of 140 rakes.

Kolkata

For raising of platform no.2 at Howrah station and for non-interlocking work at Belur store yard, 15 days traffic and power block will be required from February 4.
Consequently, following local trains will remain cancelled from Howrah:

Kolkata

‘Destination 1’the first solo photography exhibition of noted photographer Asis Sur started at Gaganendra Praddarshanshala from February 1. The exhibition will end on February 3. The exhibition will remain open 2 pm to 5 pm.

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ZEENATH BIBI

While the entire country is facing a massive problem of bio-medical waste disposal, several clinical establishments operating in these islands continue to practice a laid back approach towards biomedical waste management.

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SUBRATA

Another huge King Cobra was rescued by villagers from Rangat Bay area on Friday. According to reports, a terrified villager raised an alarm after spotting the venomous 5.5 ft long reptile near his residence during morning hours. Others rushed to his help and the King Cobra was rescued.

Port Blair

Tuberculosis (TB) Free India Summit is being conducted held in New Delhi from under the chairmanship of Mr Anurag Singh Thakur, Member of Parliament and Chief Whip of Lok Sabha.

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Lt General Bhopinder Singh (Retd)

When the celebrated Kashmiri IAS officer, Shah Faesal, resigned to ‘protest against the unabated killings in Kashmir, and lack of any sincere reach-out from the Union Government’, a large section of Indians were shocked at what they called his ‘ungrateful’ impetuosity.

Port Blair

The Homoeo and Dental Unit attached to BJR Hospital, Car Nicobar jointly organized a Health Camp in the Community Hall of Mus village, Car Nicobar recently.

Port Blair

During the inauguration of Subash Mela, Bakultala held on Friday, Outstanding Youth Club Award for the year 2018-19 was given to the Biswas Organisation for Social Service, Shantanu, Kadamtala by Mr Awanish Kumar, Deputy Commissioner, North and Middle Andaman in prese

Port Blair

With a view to promote the pursuit of excellence in the field of engineering, IEI has instituted “IEI Young Engineers Award”.

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SUBRATA

Residents of Nimbutala and adjoining villages are a harried lot as hundreds of stray cattle, left their owner to roam freely occupy the roads obstructing free flow of traffic. Besides a posing risk to commuters, it has become a daily ordeal for the residents as they have to pass by heaps of cattle dung.

Washington

US President Donald Trump has said he is getting closer to declaring a national emergency to secure funding for a wall along the country's southern Mexico border to prevent illegal immigrants from entering America.

Beijing

China called Saturday for Washington to negotiate with Russia instead of pulling out of a nuclear arms treaty the Trump administration sees as a restraint on its ability to compete with Beijing and Moscow.

Lahore

Pakistan's Punjab provincial government Saturday ordered that Nawaz Sharif be shifted to a hospital from jail, days after a special medical board concluded that the former prime minister has developed cardiac complications.

Caracas

Opposition leader Juan Guaido appealed to his countrymen to take to the streets at the weekend for "the biggest march in the history of Venezuela" in a bid to rachet up pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro to call early elections.

Kolkata

BMW Group India has presented the 14th BMW Art Car created by most renowned British artist David Hockney for the first time in India. His creation will be exclusively exhibited at the India Art Fair in New Delhi.

Kolkata

Technology empowered is being in the forefront of training and education is always on the lookout for newer ways to make the eclectic education a common property to all who are avid to adapt themselves for scaling greater heights.

Kolkata

SWIFT announces a proof of concept (PoC) to trial gpi Link, a gatewayto interlink e-commerce and trading platforms with SWIFT gpi – the new standard in cross-border payments.

Washington

A top American business advocacy group on Friday lauded the interim budget presented by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, saying that the many positive elements in it will support consumer spending and economic growth.

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