Sikkim declares Katley as state fish

The Sikkim government has declared copper mahseer, locally called katley, as the state fish, to highlight its ...

Hit by desertions, BJP sacks Dilip Ghosh as Bengal unit chief

The BJP removed its Bengal unit president Dilip Ghosh in a surprise move late on Monday evening, and handed ov...

Turncoats irk BJP leaders

A section of top BJP office-bearers in Bengal is upset with the central leadership that many Trinamul Congress...

Jharkhand manages to curb dengue cases

Timely preparations by the Jharkhand government has helped it to battle the menace of vector-borne diseases in...

Pact for coal mine methane exploration

The Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a Coal India Limited subsidiary, signed a memorandum of understanding with Pra...

Non-NDA parties support bandh

Supporters of all non-NDA parties will come out on the streets across Jharkhand to enforce the Bharat Bandh ca...

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.12.19

Opposition treads softly on citizenship bill

The Citizenship Amendment Bill will affect thousands of people in Jharkhand as well, but the Opposition parties here have maintained silence on the issue over which larges swathes of the country have ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.12.19

Schools to tweak timings

Private schools will change their timings from Monday following a dip in mercury and in keeping with the directive of East Singhbhum deputy commissioner (DC) Ravi Shankar Shukla.The new timing — fr...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpdur

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.12.19

Trouble on tracks

Movement of trains will be affected for 12 days from Thursday owing to track and signal modification work at Bamra yard in Rourkela-Jharsuguda section of Chakradharpur division.The daily trains (both ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 11.12.19

Save ethnic rights, says AGP

In a last-ditch attempt, Birendra Prasad Baishya, the AGP’s lone MP in the Rajya Sabha, on Wednesday urged the Centre to ensure constitutional safeguards for Assam’s indigenous people before passi...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.12.19

7 accused in Tabrez case get bail

The young widow of lynching victim Tabrez Ansari on Wednesday said she was not deterred by Jharkhand High Court granting bail to seven of the 13 accused of killing her husband and vowed to fight right...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 11.12.19

All University exams postponed till December 16

Gauhati University (GU), Cotton University (CU) and Dibrugarh University (DU) on Wednesday postponed all their examinations, scheduled to be held till December 16, owing to the protests by various org...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.19

Calcutta Mayor confident of bypoll victory

Mayor and urban development minister Firhad Hakim was seen with fire and emergency services minister Sujit Bose and deputy mayor Atin Ghosh on the last day of campaign for the bypoll in Calcutta Munic...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 10.12.19

Internet services shut in Tripura

The Tripura government has shut down Internet services for 48 hours ahead of the statewide protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.In a home department notification, additional secretary A.K....
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

North East  /  Published 10.12.19

Water woes plague Aalo

The residents of Aalo town in Arunachal Pradesh’s West Siang district are facing a tough time over the past week after the town’s main water pipeline was damaged as a result of earth cutting and r...
By Vinod Kumar Singh in Dhemaji

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.12.19

‘Ex’ factor haunts Ajsu chief

The business of elections is booming in Silli, the Assembly seat where Ajsu Party chief Sudesh Mahto is taking on the JMM’s sitting MLA Seema Devi.Youths zip by on fancy bikes, flashing party flags ...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Silli


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