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Thursday , August 17 , 2017
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TN orders inquiry into Jaya's death

Aug 17, 2017
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday announced a formal inquiry into the December 5, 2016, death of the state’s iconic leader J. Jayalalithaa.   | Read..

GJM chief let off in Tamang murder case

Aug 17, 2017
A sessions court on Thursday discharged Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung in the Madan Tamang murder case and directed that charges be framed against 47 other accused.   | Read..

TMC grabs 7 civic bodies, BJP is no. 2

Aug 17, 2017
The Trinamool Congress made a clean sweep of the seven civic bodies in which elections where held on August 13, while the Bharatiya Janata Party finished second in most...   | Read..

SC hears bail plea of Malegaon blast accused waiting in jail for 9 yrs for chargesheet

Aug 17, 2017
The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on a petition by Lt Col S.P. Purohit, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case, for interim bail.   | Read..

Trump disbands 2 business bodies as intolerance backlash grows

Aug 17, 2017
President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend...   | Read..
On Independence Day, a photograph showing a group — two children in chest-high water and two adults submerged up to their waist and knee...   | Read..
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Nation RSS
SC hands over 'love jihad' probe to NIA
The National Investigation Agency today told the Supreme Court there was evidence to suggest that so...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Flight attendant's fatal fall from flat
A 23-year-old flight attendant with IndiGo mysteriously fell to her death from the third floor of th...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
SC bins trial shift plea
The Supreme Court today refused to transfer the trial in the Madan Tamang murder case from Calcutta ...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Social network to build scam empire
Like all financial wrongdoings, the Srijan money transfer scam too has left a trail of ill-gotten we...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
None is above law: Minister
Bengal tourism minister Gautam Deb today said the state government would not allow Bimal Gurung to t...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Aftermath of a verdict
On July 28, another prime minister of Pakistan was sent home without completing his tenure. Mian Naw...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
CoA asks apex court to remove Board's current office-bearers
The Committee of Administrators (CoA) has filed another scathing status report, its fifth, and has a...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Trump blames 'both sides' for Virginia clashesPresident abandons measured tone
President Trump reverted yesterday to blaming both sides for the deadly violence in Charlottesville,...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Tax sops for hill states stay
Industries in the northeastern and Himalayan states will continue to get tax exemption till March 20...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Wrestling outfit ready to shift out
The state wrestling association is understood to have finally indicated its willingness to move its ...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
More border haats in Meghalaya
Meghalaya has set the ball rolling for the construction of four new border haats along the internati...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
CM scotches ill-health rumours
Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today scotched rumours about his health before leaving for New Delhi o...   | Read..