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Mamata sees conspiracy in Darjeeling chaos

West Bengal’s chief minister Mamata Banerjee sees a deep conspiracy behind the escalating chaos in Darjeeling. Speaking on Friday to the media in Kolkata,...

Unrest again in Darjeeling over separate Gorkhaland

Darjeeling faces unrest as the tussle between the West Bengal government and the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) has once again revived the demand for...

BJP forms panel to select presidential candidate

With India’s Election Commission having announced the election schedule, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is unwilling to delay any further in selecting their candidate....

Justice Karnan retires while absconding

Justice CS Karnan has created a record by retiring while absconding. This former judge of Kolkata high court has created history by being India’s...

Mamata’s counters move to share Teesta

West Bengal chief minister has taken up a counter move so as not to share the waters of river Teesta with Bangladesh. She may...

The Supreme Court jailed a Calcutta High Court judge

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sentenced sitting Calcutta High Court judge Justice C S Karnan to six months imprisonment. The apex court held Justice...

Brainstorming sessions of Indian Diplomats posted worldwide

To enhance India's security in what is being seen as an increasingly difficult neighbourhood, the Indian government wants to use its foreign policy for...

Drones to deal with Maoists in India

At a review meeting Monday of Chief Ministers and Police Chiefs of 10 Left Wing Extremism-affected states in New Delhi, Indian Home Minister Rajnath...

Indian govt blocks Mamata’s China trip

The Indian government has put a damper on the plans of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to visit China this June at the...

Controversy centering a Kolkata judge

In its unprecedented legal battle revolving around the controversial Calcutta High Court judge, the Supreme Court said on Monday that Justice C S Karnan...

Indian presidential polls: Opposition to forge strong coalition

Indian president Pranab Mukherjee has just two and a half months left in office and yet neither the ruling BJP nor the opposition has...

BCIM economic corridor dialogue drags on

No fruitful decision was reached at the stalled dialogue on an economic corridor at the third meeting of the Joint Study Group (JSG) of...

Maoists Kills 26 CRPF Jawans In Chhattisgarh  

In a deadly attack, the Maoists killed 26 jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force and injured seven more. The encounter took place on...

India Relaxed Loan Conditions for Bangladesh

With the latest credit of $4.5 billion in 2017, India offered total of $7.5 billion loan to Bangladesh in last few years on their...

60 percent Teesta water blocked for Sikkim power plants 

The controversy over Teesta has now reached Sikkim. The West Bengal government has repeatedly complained about the several hydroelectric projects in Sikkim and now sent...

India to invest $10bn in Bangladesh power and energy sector

India is going to invest nearly $10 billion in Bangladesh’s power and energy sector. A total of 13 MoUs and deals were signed at a business forum...

Mamata offers alternatives to Teesta

There had been hopes of positive talks about Teesta between Bangladesh’s prime minister and West Bengal’s chief minister, but Chief Minster Mamata finally refused...

“Why the hell don’t you let me enter my country?”

Bangladesh’s exiled feminist writer Taslima Nasreen wants to meet with Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, during the latter’s visit to India. She has been...

Hasina-Mamata meeting likely today

The meeting between Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the India’s West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to take place today, Saturday...

Mamata remains rigid against Teesta deal

The West Bengal government will return to its rigid stance against the Teesta water sharing agreement. This was evident in the strong protest voiced...

Strategic partnership with US secondary to security of Indians: Sushma Swaraj

In the backdrop of a series of attacks that have killed two persons of Indian origin and left two others injured in the United...