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01 Apr 2020YouTube
Badshah, Jacqueline's new track 'Genda Phool' accused of plagiarism
If you thought horrible lyrics and compulsive male gaze were the only problems with Badshah's new track, Genda Phool, know that the story doesn't end there.
23 Mar 2020India
Coronavirus impact: All domestic flights canceled from midnight tomorrow
In a major move, all domestic flights will be canceled from Wednesday to curb the coronavirus from spreading, the government said a short while ago.
23 Mar 2020India
The long haul: Indian cities go under lockdown, courtesy coronavirus
To contain the spread of coronavirus, several Indian cities finally took a cue from what is happening in other countries — a lockdown.
21 Mar 2020Pune
Health Ministry authorizes private labs to test for COVID-19
Under guidelines issued by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the Health Ministry authorized select private laboratories in India to test for coronavirus disease COVID-19.
05 Mar 2020Hindustan Times
Bengal man issued voter ID with dog's photo; issue corrected
The Election Commission on Wednesday corrected its error after it issued a voter ID card with the photograph of a dog.
01 Mar 2020Kolkata
Separatists must fear NSG: Amit Shah in West Bengal
Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that those who want to "divide the nation" should fear the presence of the National Security Guard (NSG).
23 Feb 2020Chhattisgarh
#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS
The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.
19 Feb 2020Bollywood
Mamata blames Centre's 'vendetta politics' for actor-turned-politician Tapas Pal's death
A day after noted Bengali actor and Trinamool member Tapas Pal breathed his last, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee blamed the Centre, led by Bharatiya Janata Party, for it.
15 Feb 2020Mamata Banerjee
JNUSU leader denied permission for gatherings in Bengal, tensions follow
Mamata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of West Bengal, has no dearth of critics and President of JNU Students' Union, Aishe Ghosh has joined the list.
10 Feb 2020Maharashtra
After Delhi, West Bengal plans to offer subsidized electricity
The West Bengal government on Monday announced a subsidy on electricity along with a flurry of sops in its last full Budget ahead of the 2021 Assembly elections.
08 Feb 2020Japan
Coronavirus outbreak: Indians stuck aboard cruise quarantined off Japan coast
Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar on Friday confirmed that many Indians remain stuck on a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan due to the coronavirus outbreak.
08 Feb 2020Lucknow
For participating in CAA protest, minor spends 42-days in jail
A minor, who allegedly participated in the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest in Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow, spent 42 days in jail, a report in TOI said on Saturday.
07 Feb 2020Madhya Pradesh
Top five places to travel in February in India
With the summer steadily steeping in, and a romantic vibe around, February makes for one of the most exciting months to satisfy your wanderlust.
03 Feb 2020Sarkar
Bengal: Trinamool leader ties, beats, drags woman teacher over land-dispute
In a despicable incident, a female teacher in West Bengal's South Dinajpur district was tied, beaten, and dragged for resisting a land acquisition attempt.
31 Jan 2020Kolkata
FIR against Dilip Ghosh for 'sexual remarks' against woman protestor
In yet another controversial statement, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party President Dilip Ghosh said that the woman protestor heckled by the party's supporters should "thank her stars."
23 Jan 2020Rajasthan
Assuming they are CAA, NRC surveyors, mob attacks two women
The anger against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC) is quite visible as thousands are ascending on the streets to register a protest.
20 Jan 2020India
Intellectuals protesting against CAA are Mamata's 'dogs': BJP's Soumitra Khan
Taking the political discourse in the country to another low, a parliamentarian of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has called intellectuals, who are protesting against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), "dogs" of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
16 Jan 2020Mumbai
Mumbai: Bollywood casting director arrested for running prostitution racket
The social service branch (SSB) of Mumbai Police on Wednesday arrested a casting director for allegedly running a prostitution racket in the city. The accused has been identified as Navin Kumar Premlal Arya (32).
13 Jan 2020Mayawati
Key opposition meet on CAA today; Mamata, Mayawati to skip
Congress has convened a key meeting this afternoon to fine-tune a strategy against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC), and the National Population Register (NPR).
11 Jan 2020Narendra Modi
Told PM to withdraw CAA: Mamata Banerjee after meeting Modi
Since the Citizenship Amendment Act was passed last month, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has emerged as one of the most vocal critics of the "unconstitutional" law.
09 Jan 2020Lok Sabha
Due to 'dirty politics', Mamata to skip opposition's anti-CAA meeting
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will fight the battle against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act alone, and will not attend a meeting of opposition convened on January 13, she announced today at a special session of the state assembly.
06 Jan 2020India
All you need to know about your favorite drink, chai
Did you know that not every tea is chai?
02 Jan 2020Mamata Banerjee
Bengal's tableau won't be seen at R-Day parade this year
In what could ignite fresh tensions between Centre, ruled by BJP, and the Trinamool government in West Bengal, the Ministry of Defense rejected the state's tableau proposal for Republic Day parade.
31 Dec 2019Assam
Indian Railways to make anti-CAA protesters pay Rs. 80 crore
Indian Railways isn't letting the vandals, who destroyed its property while protesting against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), go unpunished and plans to make them pay, quite literally.
26 Dec 2019India
West Bengal minister Siddiqullah Chowdhury denied visa by Bangladesh
Bangladesh has denied a visa to a minister of Mamata Banerjee-led government in West Bengal, but the reasons behind this development are not yet clear.
14 Dec 2019Muslims
After violent student-police clash, Jamia Millia Islamia postpones exams
A day after Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia students clashed with police forces during a protest over the Citizenship Act, the university postponed its semester examinations.
14 Dec 2019Ministry Of Home Affairs
Implementing Citizenship Act not a choice: MHA tells 'revolting' states
In stern words, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has told states that implementing the Citizenship Act is not a choice, and they will have to follow the law of the land.
06 Dec 2019Hyderabad
Bengal: Man rapes 9-month-old niece on pretext of buying toys
Even as a Hyderabad veterinarian's sensational rape and murder case has placed the issue of women's safety front and center, another shocking rape case has come to the fore.
29 Nov 2019Narendra Modi
BJP raises doubts on EVMs after losing Bengal by-polls. Ironical?
After losing the West Bengal assembly by-polls to the ruling Trinamool Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party has cast doubts on the reliability of electronic voting machines (EVMs). Ironical much?
14 Nov 2019India
Five best places to visit in November 2019 in India
Bringing along the winter season, November is a month marked by awaited celebrations.
10 Nov 2019Odisha
Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc; kills 4 in Odisha, West Bengal
Four people have been killed across Odisha and West Bengal as Cyclone Bulbul made landfall, wreaking havoc overnight.
05 Nov 2019India
Foreign cows are 'aunties', says BJP's Dilip Ghosh
Much has been said, written, and joked about BJP's obsession with cows. But has the ridicule stopped its leaders from making bizarre comments? Of course not.
31 Oct 2019Kolkata
Kolkata: Six men sexually abuse minor boy for an hour
In a gruesome incident, a 17-year-old boy was allegedly sexually abused by six men in Kolkata, police said on Wednesday. The minor was assaulted in a moving car and then pushed out of the vehicle.
30 Oct 2019Jammu And Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir: Five migrant laborers killed by terrorists
In a terrible piece of news, terrorists gunned down five migrant laborers, hailing from West Bengal's Murshidabad district, on Tuesday. Another laborer was critically injured in the attack which took place in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district.
16 Oct 2019BCCI
Will Sourav Ganguly join BJP? Former Indian captain addresses rumors
Sourav Ganguly, the former captain of the Indian cricket team, has many records to his name. And earlier this week, he started his new innings when he was elected as the chief of BCCI, the top cricket administrative body in the country.
16 Oct 2019Madhya Pradesh
IIM graduates who left cushy jobs to follow their passion
The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education.
15 Oct 2019SP
Money dispute behind Murshidabad murders, cops arrest main accused
A week after three members of the same family were brutally murdered in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, police have apparently cracked the case.
11 Oct 2019Mamata Banerjee
Murshidabad triple-murder: Police deny political angle, BJP criticizes Trinamool's governance
The horrifying murder of three members of a family in Murshidabad remained a topic of outrage on social media on Thursday.
06 Oct 2019Social Media
Azaan at Durga Puja Pandal sparks outrage, lawyer files complaint
At a time when festivities have taken over West Bengal, a Durga Puja Pandal in Kolkata has sparked massive outrage on social media.