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Bandhs: SC wants to know what govt has done with its guidelines

Updated: 8 February 2018, Friday, 15.40hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Friday decided to examine the alleged failure of political parties and others to implement and comply with its guidelines on the issue of strikes and 'dharnas', which have in many cases resulted in destruction of public and private property....   | Read..

NHRC notice to Safdarjung Hospital over complaint that 8,200 kids died there in 5 years

Updated: 8 February 2018, Friday, 15.48hrs (IST)
The National Human Rights Commission on Friday issued notice to the Union Health Secretary and Medical Superintendent of Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital, one of the lar...   | Read..

Food grain output to fall 3.5%, but still enough to meet demand

Updated: 8 February 2018, Friday, 15.55hrs (IST)
The country's food grain production is estimated to decline by 3.5 per cent to 250.14 million tonne in 2012-13 crop year as poor rains have hit rice and coarse cerea...   | Read..

West Bengal’s Advocate-General resigns

Updated: 8 February 2018, Friday, 16.35hrs (IST)
West Bengal's Advocate-General Anindya Mitra has resigned, state Law minister Chandrima Bhattacharya said on Friday.....   | Read..

The bad news and the great news

India’s economic slowdown is a lot worse than what everyone has projected until now...   | Read..

Notice to one and charity for all

But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing...   | Read..

No action? Why commission?

The chief justice of Calcutta High Court today overruled the Bengal government’s objections and allowed a petition demanding action against police officers who had arre...   | Read..

Hemant running out of ideas

Hemant Soren, former deputy chief minister and JMM’s heir-apparent, is faced with a serious crisis as partymen are getting restless and want him to come out with a ...   | Read..

SBI moots clusters

State Bank of India chairman Pratip Chaudhuri has asked Dispur to set up industrial clusters to boost the credit-deposit ratio in the state. ...   | Read..

RBI focus on small industry

The Reserve Bank of India today emphasised on raising credit to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) and agriculture sectors and “deepening” financial inclu...   | Read..

Truck hits tree, 8 dead

Eight persons were killed and 22 injured when a speeding mini-truck they were travelling in rammed into a roadside tree at Barkagaon in Hazaribagh on Thursday morning....   | Read..
Mamata Banerjee walks towards her car after a programme at Alipore zoo on Thursday. On the extreme right is KK Dwivedi, the cop who was near the chief minister on Wednesday when she told her security guards “you should be whipped” for the delay in calling for her car. No whip had to be cracked on Thursday
Notice to one and charity for all
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Disappointing. But I believe when the full estimates are available, growth will be higher
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SC allows plea against Modi clean chit
The Supreme Court today permitted 2002 riot victim Zakia Jafri to file a fresh "protest petition" a...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Take-it-easy pill for Mamata
What Mamata Banerjee told her security guards while leaving the Book Fair on Wednesday evening might...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Vandalism follows Adhir call
Congress workers today vandalised a government vehicle, threw flowerpots and broke furniture in fro...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Drizzle surprise for early risers
The umbrella can rest in the corner for now. The early morning drizzle in the city on Thursday was h...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Trinamul eyes Barla for Terai hold
The Trinamul Congress is pinning its hopes on the tribal group led by John Barla to find a toehold ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
End of a saga
A hundred years ago, Bhupendra Nath Basu was an important name in Indian politics. He represented th...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
For Trevor, it's safety first
Courtesy December 9, the passion and hype surrounding the city Derby have reached an altogether dif...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Netanyahu wife in fashion faux pas
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara has caused a media storm by wearing a see-th...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Fair response to NTPC selloff
The Centre today raised over Rs 11,400 crore from the sale of shares in state-owned National Therma...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Watch my back
1 Inverted rows ' Targeting the back, biceps, traps and all the stabiliser muscles in between, inver...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Fudge finger at city bus service
If you thought that the city bus in Ranchi had only mastered the game of hide-and-seek, then you're ...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Change, roars Scorpions
AICC president Sonia Gandhi took her time coming, behind schedule by about one-and-a-half hours whe...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Cheers above fears: Barabati lets out loud roar for India-Pakistan encounter
Spectators soared at the Barabati Stadium today, proving that cricket lovers had reserved their lou...   | Read..