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Mamata will understand gains of FDI in retail if they are laid out: Kaushik Basu

Updated: Saturday, 17.30 hrs(IST)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee would understand the benefits of opening up multi-brand foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail if they are explained to her, the Chief Economic Advisor, Kaushik Basu, said here on Saturday.....   | Read..

Jagdish Shettar to replace Gowda as Karnataka CM

Updated: Saturday, 15.12 hrs(IST)
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday decided to replace Sadananda Gowda with Jagdish Shettar as Chief Minister of Karnataka marking the third change in the state in four years. ...   | Read..

CVC seeks report from CBI on information leak in Jagan DA case

Updated: Saturday, 14.49 hrs(IST)
The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has sought a report from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on alleged “leakage” of information related to the ongoi...   | Read..

I&B cautions MSOs over digitalisation data

Updated: Saturday, 18.25 hrs(IST)
The ministry of Information & Broadcasting has come out with a new rule under which Multi System Operators (MSOs) and Local Cable Operators (LCOs) can lose their licens...   | Read..

Blow in court, relief outside

The Supreme Court today rejected the Bengal government’s plea to cancel the bail of AMRI director S.K. Todi, a ruling that actually helps the Mamata Banerjee administration steer clear ....   | Read..

Monsoon and worry spread

The monsoon today advanced over India’s parched northwestern plains but concerns about paddy and other crops persist among analysts amid a cumulative rainfall defic...   | Read..

Pranab ripples in Prakash cradle

The CPM’s branch in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), the political cradle of general secretary Prakash Karat, is threatening to “wither away”....   | Read..

What did you feel when you shot Anuj? ‘Nothing’

A few feet from Subhash and Yogini Bidve, Kiaran Stapleton talked casually about the moment he killed their only son, Anuj....   | Read..


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Gurung in GTA fray

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung will contest the July 29 GTA election from his native village Tukvar in Darjeeling, the party said today. ...   | Read..

Chief justice cracks whip on highway

Calcutta High Court Chief Justice J.N. Patel has filed a suo motu PIL before his own bench on the bad condition of National Highway 31C in north Bengal and asked the cent...   | Read..

Centre in fix over Assamese inclusion in Unicode

The Centre is in a fix on giving a separate slot to the Assamese writing system in Unicode Consortium, after contrasting opinions were sent by two departments of the Assam go...   | Read..

KMSS leader in hospital

Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti general secretary and RTI activist Akhil Gogoi sustained serious injuries when he was allegedly assaulted by a group of Youth Congress wo...   | Read..

Ministers to keep tabs on rain whims

The cabinet today decided to urge the ministers in charge of districts to thoroughly assess the weather situation and submit reports in a bid to combat the spectre of dro...   | Read..

Row over ‘leaders’ in Nagri

Nagri villagers leading a violent agitation against proposed campuses of three national institutes of learning do not want political leaders to hijack their movement to get b...   | Read..
Former chief minister Jyoti Basuís birth anniversary was observed at the Bengal Assembly by Trinamul and Congress MLAs on Friday, two days before the ...  | Read
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