Trinamool leader returns ‘cut money’ as demonstrations continue

Kolkata: Amid widespread demonstrations by people across West Bengal over ‘cut money’, a Trinamool Congress leader in Birbhum on Tuesday returned the money to beneficiaries of a project under the rural job guarantee scheme after he was accused of misappropriating the funds. Despite several attempts, Mukherjee could not be reached for his More...

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By Agencies On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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Pompeo visit to India ‘very important,’ says Jaishankar

Gandhinagar: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar described the three-day India visit by US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo beginning Tuesday night as “very important”, stating that the tensions More...

By Agencies On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Why are Sonia, Rahul not in jail, if they are corrupt: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary

New Delhi: Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary on Monday questioned in the Lok Sabha why Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi had not been jailed till now if the Congress was a “corrupt” party. He was speaking More...

By Agencies On Sunday, June 23rd, 2019
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Nehru refused inquiry into death of Syama Prasad Mookerjee: JP Nadda

New Delhi: BJP Working President Jagat Prakash Nadda on Sunday said that former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru refused to order an inquiry into the death of Bharatiya Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee. The More...

By IANS On Sunday, June 23rd, 2019
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Would love to see half the House comprised of women: Sumalatha

New Delhi: Actor-turned-politician Sumalatha Ambareesh, who made history by becoming the first independent woman candidate to enter the Lok Sabha from Karnataka, envisions a House that comprises 50 per cent female More...

By Agencies On Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
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BJP delegation visits Bengal’s violence-hit Bhatpara, demands probe into killings

Kolkata: A three-member BJP delegation on Saturday visited violence-hit Bhatpara in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district where two persons were shot dead during a clash on Thursday, and demanded a probe More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
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Indian airlines to re-route flights avoiding Iranian airspace: DGCA

New Delhi: Indian airlines will re-route their flights, avoiding Iranian airspace, aviation regulator DGCA said on Saturday, in light of the heightened geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran. All Indian operators More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
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India to Pakistan after FATF final warning: Address global concerns on terrorism

New Delhi: With Pakistan being asked by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to implement its action plan to stop terror financing by September, India on Saturday said the neighbouring country should take “credible” More...

By Agencies On Friday, June 21st, 2019
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BJP protests Bengal violence, wants CBI to probe Bhatpara deaths

Kolkata: Demanding a CBI inquiry into the alleged police firing that left two dead at Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district, the BJP on Friday held a rally in the city protesting against the rampant violence across More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Friday, June 21st, 2019
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Triple talaq bill back in Lok Sabha amid opposition protests

New Delhi: The government on Friday introduced the bill to ban instant triple talaq and make the practice a punishable offence under the Indian Penal Code in the Lok Sabha, amidst the opposition’s criticism More...