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If you will not do it, we will: Mamata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has directed the Calcutta mayor to tell the occupants of old and hazardous buildings to take remedial action or let the government do so and hinted at vertical flexibility if reconstruction is required.
Sambit Saha and Subhajoy Roy Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

$600-million Purnendu plan

Purnendu Chatterjee, the reclusive Bengali industrialist from New York, has announced plans to invest $600 million (Rs 4,400 crore) in Haldia to double the capacity of a purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant.
Sambit Saha Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Self-styled chowkidar returns to 'maalik'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called the people of Varanasi his " maalik" (master) and "high-command", virtually kicking off his campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from his parliamentary constituency.
Piyush Srivastava Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

NaMo sells New India but no petrol yet

NaMo is no longer a peddler of unfulfilled dreams as the Opposition alleges.
J.P. Yadav Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Antony price poser to Modi on Rafale

Former defence minister A.K. Antony on Tuesday asked why Prime Minister Narendra Modi opted for the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets instead of 126, as agreed by the Congress dispensation, if he had negotiated a better deal at a lower price.
Our Special Correspondent Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Cong for probe into PMO role on Mallya

The Congress said on Tuesday that only a comprehensive investigation into the possible role of the Prime Minister's Office, finance ministry, CBI and the State Bank of India management could establish who conspired to facilitate the escape of liquor baron Vijay Mallya.
Our Special Correspondent Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

PIL seeking Modi trial on Rafale adjourned

The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned hearing of a PIL seeking prosecution of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and then defence minister Manohar Parrikar in connection with the Rafale deal that is alleged to have caused a loss of Rs 12,000 crore to the national exchequer.
Our Legal Correspondent Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Nirmala 'anti-India' tag on JNU winners

Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who had been involved in student politics as a JNU student, has called "anti-India" the forces leading the union at the university.
Pheroze L. Vincent Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

CRPF deploys women to fight militants

The Central Reserve Police Force has for the first time deployed five companies of women personnel in Jammu and Kashmir for anti-militancy operations.
Imran Ahmed Siddiqui Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Cong battles exit rumours

Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken is said to have resigned from his post citing health problems, but the Congress leadership is yet to acknowledge it publicly because a decision on his replacement has not been taken.
Our Special Correspondent Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Major who took human shield axed

The army has removed Major Leetul Gogoi from his unit and attached him to the headquarters of his counter-insurgency force.
Muzaffar Raina Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

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