Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday reserved its verdict on a plea seeking to halt the construction of Central Vista redevelopment project against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) After a day-long drama, four top Trinamool Congress leaders, who were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Narada sting operation case on Monday morning, were granted interim bail by a special CBI court here. The Central probe agency is likely to move the higher court in this matter.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday sent businessman Navneet Kalra, who was arrested late on Sunday night, to three days' police custody in connection with oxygen concentrator hoarding case.
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Amid allegations and counter allegations being levelled against each other by the leaders of both the ruling Trinamool Congress and opposition BJP inn West Bengal, Trinamool Youth Congress President Abhishek Banerjee on Monday asked all the supporters and party workers to maintain peace and have faith in the judiciary.
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) As protests and violence erupted in several parts of the city demanding the release of the Trinamool Congress leaders and the ministers arrested by the CBI in the Narada sting operation case, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar asked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to follow 'constitutional norms' and 'rule of law'.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Three back-to-back visits by businessman Navneet Kalra's brother-in-law to a Gurugram farmhouse raised suspicion leading to the arrest of the Khan Chacha restaurant's owner in connection with a probe into the black marketing of oxygen concentrators in the national capital, officials said.
Banda (UP), May 17 (IANS) A four-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and then raped at a wedding in Banda district.
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has started a sit-in in CBI's Kolkata office to protest the arrest of four of her Trinamool Congress leaders, provoking an unusual Centre-state confrontation of sorts.
United Nations, May 17 (IANS) While mourning the death of an Indian nurse in Israel, India's Permanent Representative T. S. Tirumurti on Sunday condemned the rocket attacks from Gaza that killed her.
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Cyclone Tauktae hit Mumbai with full fury bringing heavy rains, strong gales of over 60-75 km/hr, which wreaked havoc by uprooting scores of trees, damaged some homes, and disrupted road traffic, though there are no human casualties, officials said.
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Violence has erupted outside CBI's Kolkata office, where West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is sitting in dharna to protest the arrest of four of her Trinamool Congress leaders.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A report by the Swiss financial regulator FINMA claims that Credit Suisse ignored over 100 warnings of potential breach of regulations.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) A fishing boat, with 15 aboard, which had sailed from Beypore in Kerala's Kozhikode from May 5 and was declared missing as there was no contact with it for the past couple of days, has been located off the Mangaluru coast, it was announced on Sunday.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) The much-feared Cyclone Tauktae finally arrived to lash the Maharashtra coast on Sunday, uprooting scores of trees, and light-poles and causing other minor damage, but there were no reports of any casualties, officials said.
Amaravati, May 16 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Sunday directed that rebel Narsapuram MP, K. Raghurama Krishnam Raju, be shifted from Guntur district jail to a private hospital.
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) should be prohibited from providing the co-location facility that has already been considered as discriminatory by various authorities, including the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), according to a petition filed in the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court.
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has warned the state's newly-elected Trinamool Congress government to "not force me to use my constitutional powers", sparking a fresh artillery exchange with the ruling party.
Prayagraj, May 16 (IANS) Yoga guru Mahant Anand Giri of the Bade Hanuman temple from Baghambari Math and the Niranjani Akhara has been expelled by the Shri Panchayati Akhara Niranjani for being in constant touch with his family which is against the traditions of 'sanyas'.
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) More than 250 Burmese troops have perished in a week of fighting with the Karen ethnic rebels in a considerable setback in an area earmarked for regrouping by the Burmese urban rebel recruits.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Government and other public sector undertakings have not received any notice from courts in US and other countries for attachment of any property in pursuance to UK-based energy major Cairn Energy Plc. plea to recover $ 1.2 billion from India being the value of shares that it held in Indian entity which were later sold by the tax department.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Despite the belligerent rhetoric against the Chinese Communist Party regime across the world, China is likely to enjoy its exorbitant value to the US and the global economy.
Dhaka, May 15 (IANS) Top Jamaat-e-Islami leader and listed 1971 war criminal Shahjahan Chowdhury has been arrested by the police for allegedly instigating the violence unleashed by radical outfit Hefazat-e-Islam on March 26 during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bangladesh, said Abdullah Al Masum, Superintendent of Police (Special Branch), Chittagong. The arrest was made on Friday night.
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) The banned separatist group, United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) or ULFA(I) has declared a unilateral ceasefire for three months following an appeal by new Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The GST Council will meet for the first time this year on May 28, through video conferencing.