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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...

Sheikh Hasina’s four-day India visit announced

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Indian visit was officially announced on Tuesday, after several hiccups in scheduling the trip. The two countries jointly announced...

Muslims will get representation in UP government

Senior BJP leaders believe that a section of Muslims had supported the party in the state assembly elections. Analysts have also confirmed that BJP...

BJP wins with 10 percent Muslim vote

India’s recent Vidhan Sabha elections have been seen as a precursor to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Many have called this election a referendum...

India apex court issues unprecedented warrant against sitting judge

For the first time in independent India, the Supreme Court issued a warrant order against a sitting judge of the High Court. This was...

EXIT POLLS: Gain for BJP in UP and Uttarakhand

After a gruelling campaigning for over two months, the wait is about to end as the results for five states will be announced on...

Life Sentence for a Disabled Professor Draws Criticism

In an unprecedented judgement, an Indian Court sentenced a physically handicapped professor of Delhi University to life in prison for his link to Maoist...

The Trinamool Congress government displays authoritarian tendencies

A Frontline report draws attention to two Bills passed recently by the West Bengal Assembly, to crush any dissenting voice and to wrest control...

Supreme Court may revive Babri Masjid case

Amidst the ongoing elections in Uttar Pradesh, the Supreme Court of India has said that they will ask the trial court to conduct a...

West Bengal comes down hard on private hospital rackets

The West Bengal government has come down hard on rackets run by private hospitals, with the passage of the West Bengal Clinical Establishment (Registration,...

India approves 10.51 billion dollar missile deal with Israel

Ahead of a possible visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Israel later this year on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic...

Much-talked US Seventh Fleet will get service in India

Much-talked US Seventh Fleet which was deployed into Bay of Bengal during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971, led by the USS Enterprise...