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West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.21

Polls: Rahul Sinha banned from campaigning for 48 hours

  The Election Commission on Tuesday barred BJP leader Rahul Sinha from campaigning for 48 hours for his alleged remarks that central forces should have killed eight rather than four people in S...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.04.21

Vaccine: Sputnik V gets nod

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has said that India has become the 60th country to approve the use of Sputnik V against coronavirus and more than 850 million doses of the vaccine are going t...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 13.04.21

Sebi slaps Rs 25cr fine on Yes Bank

The market regulator has slapped a penalty of Rs 25 crore on Yes Bank Ltd for fraudulently selling additional tier-I bonds worth over Rs 8,400 crore to retail investors that were eventually written o...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 13.04.21

Shamed: CISF kills 4 in Bengal

Bengal has a long and chequered history of political violence. The death of four voters at the hands of the Central Industrial Security Force and the ugly politics that has been unleashed in the after...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 13.04.21

Star power: Celebrities and Bengal polls

Prior to becoming the Ukrainian president in 2019, Volodymyr Zelenskiy was a sitcom star with his only political experience being playing a high school history teacher in the 2015 political satire,&nb...
By Atanu Biswas in

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Opinion  /  Published 13.04.21

Pitching for Ahmedabad

On December 10, 2020, the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s media release announced the itinerary of England’s tour to India which featured a total of 12 matches. Seven were to be he...
By Sharda Ugra in

Opinion  /  Published 13.04.21

Black hole sun

The British film director, David Lean, liked to repeat a vaudeville entertainer’s precept he had internalized in his youth: never pop out of the same hole twice. While this might be sound advice...
By Ruchir Joshi in

Calcutta  /  Published 13.04.21

Tepid Covid insurance renewals

A medical insurance policy for Covid-19 had many takers when it was launched in July last year but very few have renewed it till date, said officials of insurance companies. They said one of the main...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 13.04.21

India Inc stress on safety steps

 India Inc has voiced its opposition to fresh lockdowns amid a record spike in coronavirus cases. Rajiv Bajaj, the outspoken managing director of Bajaj Auto, on Monday warned a hard lockdown wou...
By Our Bureau in Mumbai, New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.04.21

BHU yet to pay March pension

Nearly 7,000 retired employees of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) have not received their pension for March till Monday. The institution in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Lok Sabha constituency ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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