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BJP got the lion’s share of corporate donation in four years

The Indian national parties got INR 957 crore as donation from the corporate entities. A report said that corporate houses have donated a total...

A seminar on China’s ambitious Belt & Road Initiative cancelled in...

An international event organized by the Chinese Consulate General in Kolkata on China’s ambitious Belt & Road Initiative, has been cancelled. But no official...

West Bengal has most cross voting in presidential polls

It was clear on election day that there had been a lot of cross voting during the presidential polls. The most cross voting took...

Indian Opposition’s VP candidate Gandhi regards himself as a citizen candidate

The opposition parties declared the name of Gopal Krishna Gandhi, a former diplomat and Governor of West Bengal as their unanimous choice as candidate for...

India approves cyber security cooperation with Bangladesh

India had approved cyber security cooperation with Bangladesh. The cooperation between India and Bangladesh would be implemented through a duly set up joint committee...

West Bengal riots instigated from Bangladesh: Mamata

Mamata Banerjee, the chief minister of India’s West Bengal state, has made an inflammatory accusation, saying that the recent communal riots in the border-lying...

India to construct world’s highest railway line

Surpassing China’s Qinghai-Tiber railway line, India is now preparing to construct the world’s highest ever railway line. The defence ministry and the railway ministry...

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...