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02 Apr 2017India
India's failed love stories are deadlier than terror attacks
Love was the official reason of 38,585 murders and culpable-homicide cases that took place in India during 2001-2015.
31 Mar 2017India
Non-farm sectors: 1 lakh jobs added in Apr-Oct 2016
Only a little over one lakh jobs were added between 1 Apr-1 Oct'16 in eight key non-farm sectors of the economy, stated a government report.
30 Mar 2017Mamata Banerjee
MEA denies permission to rename West Bengal to Bangla
The Ministry of External Affairs has denied West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's wish to rename the state Bangla. The MEA said it created confusion over its similarity to Bangladesh.
25 Mar 2017Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee backs LK Advani for President
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said she would be happy to see senior BJP leader LK Advani as India's next President, during an interview to a Bengali TV channel.
24 Mar 2017Bangladesh
Santosh Trophy: Goa set up the title clash with Bengal
Hosts Goa are all set to lock horns with former champions West Bengal in the Santosh Trophy final.
24 Mar 2017Narendra Modi
Pradhan Mantri Grameen Awas Yojna: EMI relief for middle class
EMI of citizens earning Rs. 12-18L annually, who bought their first house in an urban area under the PM Awas Yojna, will come down by Rs. 2,000.
20 Mar 2017Calcutta High Court
Narada sting case: Third big blow to Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee called the Calcutta High Court's verdict in the Narada sting-operation case the "most unfortunate" of its kind.
06 Mar 2017Bangladesh
Two arrested in Malda with fake currency worth Rs. 2.92L
Police arrested two Malda residents and seized fake Rs. 2,000 notes worth Rs. 2.92L from them.
03 Mar 2017Bangladesh
Malda, the biggest hub of fake Indian notes
There have been six seizures of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) in West Bengal's Malda district till February, with the biggest recovery (100 notes of Rs. 2,000) on February 15.
01 Mar 2017Dilip Ghosh
WB BJP leader Juhi Chowdhury arrested in child trafficking ring
BJP women's wing leader Juhi Chowdhury was arrested from Batasia, close to Indo-Nepal border in West Bengal, for her alleged involvement in a child trafficking case.
01 Mar 2017India
CBI Court sentences SIMI Chief to life
Safdar Nagori, Chief of 'Students Islamic Movement of India' (SIMI) along with 10 members of the terrorist outfit have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a special CBI court in Indore.
23 Feb 2017Mumbai
Plagiarism case against Rangoon
Production-house Wadia Movietone Pvt. Ltd has taken the 'Rangoon' makers to court, alleging the character played by Kangana Ranaut is copyright violation of 'Fearless Nadia', a famous Australian stunt actor.
10 Feb 2017Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
1.3 kg cocaine recovered from stomach of African-origin smuggler
1.3 kilos of cocaine was recovered from an African-origin smuggler who arrived in Delhi on February 6.
07 Feb 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Kailash Vijayvargiya calls PM Modi undefeatable
On Tuesday, BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya compared the opposition unity to a "pack of dogs" coming together against the Prime Minister.
02 Feb 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
ED officer suspended for alleged involvement in Rose Valley
Assistant director of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Kolkata, Manoj Kumar, was suspended on Wednesday after photos and videos of him with Gautum Kundu's wife went viral.
29 Jan 2017Mamata Banerjee
Communal clashes spread after beef thrown in West Bengal temple
Authorities imposed prohibitory orders in Kolkata's Metiabruz area after communal clashes erupted over throwing of beef into a temple in the region.
28 Jan 2017Mumbai
IDBI Bank flouted norms to offer Mallya Rs 950-crore loan
Vijay Mallya's KFA was reportedly Rs 6,000 crore in debt when it approached IDBI bank, with un-repaid credits of IDBI itself. The first loan of Rs 150 crore was sanctioned within a week.
26 Jan 2017India
India honours "unsung heroes," gives them Padma awards
The Padma awards are normally bestowed upon famous personalities.
21 Jan 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Jaitley skips Bengal Global Business Summit
Amid turbulent relations between the TMC and the BJP, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley decided to skip the Bengal Global Business Summit.
19 Jan 2017Supreme Court Of India
Court orders auction of Saradha group's Odisha properties
A court in Balasore, Odisha has ordered the state government to auction all the confiscated properties of the Saradha Group, involved in a massive chit-fund scam.
13 Jan 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Rose Valley scam: TMC's Sudip Bandopadhyay sent to jail
The TMC's Lok Sabha MP Sudip Bandopadhyay was sent to jail by a CBI court.
12 Jan 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Mamata accuses Modi of hiding files on demonetization decision
TMC leader and West Bengal's Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee accused PM Modi of removing key files related to the decision to carry out demonetization.
04 Jan 2017India
Indian women clinch 4th straight SAFF championship title
Indian women won a fourth straight SAFF football championship beating Bangladesh 3-1 in the final, in Siliguri.
03 Jan 2017India
SAFF Women's Championship: India to face Bangladesh in finals
Hosts and defending champions, Indian women's football team will be up against Bangladesh in the finals of SAFF Women's Championships in Siliguri, West Bengal.
03 Jan 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Sudip Bandyopadhyay arrested in Rose Valley scam
Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay was arrested on Tuesday by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for his alleged involvement in the Rs.15,000 crore Rose Valley chit fund scam.
02 Jan 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Tapas Pal names Babul Supriyo in Rose Valley scam
On Sunday, Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal accused Babul Supriyo of dragging him into the Rose Valley scam.
01 Jan 2017Mamata Banerjee
WB CM Mamata Bannerjee denies rioting at Dhulagarh
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee denied any incident of rioting at Howrah district's Dhulagarh town.
30 Dec 2016Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
TMC MP Tapas Pal arrested in Rose Valley scam
Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal has been arrested by the CBI for links to the Rose Valley chit-fund scam; he was questioned by the CBI in the case earlier today.
23 Dec 2016Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Rose Valley scam sees assets worth Rs.1,250 crore seized
The Enforcement Directorate seized assets worth Rs.1,250 crore from the money laundering and ponzi schemes run by the Rose Valley Group. The ED also obtained assets which included eight hotels and a Rolls Royce.
23 Dec 2016Manohar Parrikar
CRPF deployment unconstitutional and illegal: Mamata Banerjee
In yet another attack to Center, Mamata Banerjee said that deploying 15 CRPF personnel to provide security to IT officers during raids is unconstitutional.
19 Dec 2016India
Mumbai-Goa national highway to become like its LA-San Francisco counterpart
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said the government was exploring if the Mumbai-Goa national highway could be beautified like the Los Angeles and San Francisco roads.
12 Dec 2016Manohar Parrikar
BJP-TMC war of words escalates
BJP West Bengal President Dilip Ghosh stoked controversy by saying "when Mamata was protesting in Delhi, we could've dragged her by the hair"; Ghosh had earlier said Mamata Banerjee has lost her mind after the demonetization drive.
10 Dec 2016Manohar Parrikar
Mamata to Parrikar: 'You don't know how to write'
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee lambasted Defence minister Manohar Parrikar for writing a letter alleging that she was "attempting to demoralize the armed forces."
09 Dec 2016Manohar Parrikar
Parrikar slams Mamata for comments on Army
In a strongly worded letter, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar lambasted West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee for her comments on the armed forces.
07 Dec 2016Indian Air Force
Army, IAF ground 280 choppers for safety check
The Army and the IAF have grounded over 280 Cheetah and Chetak helicopters for safety checks after the Cheetah helicopter crash in West Bengal.
04 Dec 2016Manohar Parrikar
Mamata, Governor spar over Army deployment
A war of words erupted between Mamata Banerjee and West Bengal Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi over the deployment of the army at toll plazas in the state.
03 Dec 2016Manohar Parrikar
Opposition decries Mamata's over-reaction
Opposition parties in West Bengal slammed Mamata Banerjee's over-reaction to the army's presence at toll plazas in the state.
02 Dec 2016Manohar Parrikar
Mamata Banerjee speaks out against Army in her state
Mamata Banerjee spent a night in her office at the secretariat Nabanna objecting to the proximity of Army soldiers at toll booths along national highways in the state.
02 Dec 2016Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Couple duped after buying baby
A family in Kalindi was duped after buying a baby from an illegal, interstate child-trafficking racket for Rs.2 lakh, but without any documentation including a birth certificate.
30 Nov 2016India
Army's Cheetah helicopter crashes in WB
A Cheetah helicopter of the Indian army crashed at the Sukna Military camp in West Bengal killing three officers on board and injured a Junior Commissioned Officer.