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Calcutta High Court judge fines Mamata Banerjee Rs 5 lakh

Imposing a fine of Rs five lakh on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Calcutta High Court judge Kaushik Chanda today recused himself from hearing her petition challenging the election of...

PM Hasina’s gift of mangoes handed over to Indian PM Modi, President Kovind

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s gifts of sweet Haribhanga mangoes were handed over to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind today.

India’s vaccination platform to become open-source

India’s digital platform, which is powering the “world’s largest Covid-19 vaccination drive” in the country, will soon be made available to all countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today.

West Bengal post-poll violence: Calcutta HC rejects govt plea to halt investigation

The Calcutta High Court rejected the West Bengal government’s plea for recalling its earlier order that directed the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to examine all cases of alleged human...

India's Congress party reviving plan to mark golden jubilee of Bangladesh's Liberation War

India's Congress party is actively considering reviving a six-month-old plan to mark the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh Liberation War.

'Restoring political process': Modi to meet Jammu and Kashmir leaders on June 24

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to preside a meeting with all political parties from Jammu and Kashmir on June 24 in the first concrete move to restore the political processes,...

July 7, 2021
July 7, 2021

Calcutta High Court judge fines Mamata Banerjee Rs 5 lakh

Imposing a fine of Rs five lakh on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Calcutta High Court judge Kaushik Chanda today recused himself from hearing her petition challenging the election of...

July 5, 2021
July 5, 2021

PM Hasina’s gift of mangoes handed over to Indian PM Modi, President Kovind

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s gifts of sweet Haribhanga mangoes were handed over to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind today.

July 5, 2021
July 5, 2021

India’s vaccination platform to become open-source

India’s digital platform, which is powering the “world’s largest Covid-19 vaccination drive” in the country, will soon be made available to all countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today.

July 3, 2021
July 3, 2021

8 Bangladeshis held in Andhra Pradesh for 'entering India illegally' 

Police in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh today detained eight Bangladeshi nationals, who had allegedly entered India illegally, from a train.

June 30, 2021
June 30, 2021

Compensate families of Covid-19 victims: Indian Supreme Court to govt

India’s Supreme Court today ruled saying the federal government must pay compensation to the families of those who succumbed to Covid-19.

June 29, 2021
June 29, 2021

India to offer 5 lakh free tourist visas

India will offer tourist visa, free of cost, to five lakh foreign tourists as part of efforts to boost the country’s travel and tourism sector battered by the Covid-19 pandemic.

June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021

Restrictions in West Bengal extended till July 15: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today announced that restrictions imposed in the state to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease have been extended till July 15.

June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021

India reports 3,129 deaths from black fungus so far: minister

India has so far reported 3,129 deaths from mucormycosis (black fungus) infections, the country’s Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said.

June 27, 2021
June 27, 2021

Two explosives-laden drones crash at Jammu airport

Two explosives-laden drones crashed into the Indian Air Force station in India’s Jammu region today, in what the Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Dilbag Singh termed as a “terror attack”.

June 25, 2021
June 25, 2021

Swelling Ganges opens up India's riverside graves

More corpses are washing up on the banks of the Ganges in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, as rains swell the river and expose bodies buried in shallow graves during the peak of...