West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.19

Long after the run, a race is won

An unemployed man who was once a substance abuser set an example for honesty on Tuesday when he called on a police officer to return the prize money and gift hampers that organisers of a marathon had ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 28.03.19

ED seeks custodial interrogation of Robert Vadra

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday sought custodial interrogation of Robert Vadra in a money laundering case. The agency sought the custodial interrogation of Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress P...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.03.19

Delhi court remands defence agent in ED custody

A Delhi court on Tuesday remanded Sushen Mohan Gupta, alleged defence agent in the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP choppers scam, to four days in ED custody. The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which produced Gupta...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 04.02.20

Robber drowns in escape bid

A robber drowned on Monday night after he jumped into the Buridihing river to escape the police at Kaliapani in Naharkatia in Upper Assam’s Dibrugarh district.A source said a distribution collector ...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.19

Scanner on non-functional panchayats

The Bengal government has sought reports on functioning of gram panchayats from district magistrates amid reports that development schemes have come to a grinding halt as functionaries of several rura...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


India  /  Published 28.06.19

Swiss accounts of Nirav Modi, sister frozen

The authorities in Switzerland have “frozen” four Swiss bank accounts belonging to fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi and his sister Purvi Modi, wanted in the Rs 13,000-crore PNB fraud case, sources ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.06.19

Indian money in Swiss banks falls: SNB data

Money parked by Indian individuals and enterprises in Swiss banks fell by nearly 6 per cent in 2018 to 955 million Swiss francs (about Rs 6,757 crore), the second-lowest in more than two decades, Swis...
By PTI in Zurich

India  /  Published 22.06.19

FATF: India says Pakistan must take verifiable, irreversible steps against terrorism

India on Saturday said it expects Pakistan to take all necessary steps to effectively implement the FATF (Financial Action Task Force (on Money Laundering) action plan fully by September and take cred...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.19

Trinamul takes Mamata's cue on ‘cuts’, starts meetings in Birbhum

Local Trinamul leaders in Sainthia met beneficiaries of government welfare schemes on Thursday night and pledged police action against any party representative who took “cut money” from them, indi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Sainthia(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 19.06.19

Gherao with cry for ‘cut money’ refund

Demonstrations demanding refund of “cut money” erupted in several parts of Bengal on Wednesday, a day after Mamata Banerjee had asked elected Trinamul representatives to return such illegal sums t...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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