JP Nadda draws Partition parallel

BJP’s national president J.P. Nadda, who reached Calcutta on Tuesday on a two-day visit to take stock of...

Jaigaon traders hit by Bhutan Covid curbs

Over 2,000 traders from across India who ran their businesses at Jaigaon in Alipurduar — the town that s...

North Bengal Trinamul agog over new faces in cabinet

As Nabanna gears up to welcome Mamata Banerjee for her third term as Bengal chief minister on Wednesday, north...

Covid: Assam unveils steps to check surge

The caretaker government in Assam on Tuesday announced a slew of measures to contain the Covid-19 situation wh...

Woman police officer kills self

An officer-in-charge of a women’s police station in Jharkhand allegedly died by suicide at her quarter o...

Hemant flags off fleet of Sanjeevani vehicles

GPS enabled Sanjeevani vehicles loaded with oxygen cylinders will ensure availability of oxygen to heal hubs i...

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.12.19

Onion tears unlikely to dry up soon

Two bags stuffed with onions worth Rs 10,000 were stolen from a vegetable market near Ranchi station on Friday when the kitchen staple was being sold at Rs 100-110 per kg across capital markets. The c...
By Our bureau in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 06.12.19

Meghalaya jitters over ‘exemption’

The Confederation of Meghalaya Social Organisations, an umbrella body of pressure groups, has rejected the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, saying it does not exempt the entire state.Confederation chairm...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.12.19

Jeweller attacked by robber dies

Bhairav Prasad, 60, who was undergoing treatment at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) after he was attacked during a loot attempt at his shop, of Abhushan Alankar, at Morabadi under Bariat...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 31.12.18

BJP-majority JPC okays citizenship bill

The joint parliamentary committee (JPC) on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, on Monday gave its nod to passing the bill in its original form.JPC chairman and BJP MP Rajendra Agrawal said in the meet...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.12.19

Pet BJP issues seem to lack pull

Jharkhand’s voters are not talking about a Ram temple in Ayodhya, the “liberation of Kashmir from Article 370”, or the abolition of the instant triple talaq.Nor do they seem terribly keen on “...
By J.P. Yadav in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.19

Do we really need the fence?

Once a grand edifice providing passage to visitors to and from the city, Prinsep Ghat metamorphosed in the twenty-first century into a much-loved destination in itself for citizens and tourists alike....
By Nilina Deb Lal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.18

Toy train with tourists derails

A Darjeeling Himalayan Railway toy train derailed near Jorebungalow on Sunday while it was heading for Kurseong from Darjeeling.Sources said wheels of one of the coaches had jumped off the tracks and ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.19

ITBP constable’s family claims murder, frame-up

The family of Masudul Rahaman, the ITBP constable from Nadia accused of gunning down five colleagues in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur, alleged on Thursday that he was killed and he did not shoot anyone....
By Subhasish Chaudhuri and Pheroze L. Vincent in Nakashipara

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.12.19

Shatrughan Sinha blasts Bharatiya Janata Party

Bollywood actor-turned-BJP MP-turned-Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha on Thursday accused the BJP of making false promises in Jharkhand.“The BJP Government in Jharkhand promised electricity and wate...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.12.19

JDU vows liquor ban in state

The JDU, which is contesting 46 Assembly seats in Jharkhand, has promised phase-wise prohibition in the state in its election manifesto released on Thursday.“Prohibition in Jharkhand is our priority...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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