Bidi

  • WB: President's son faces tough poll battle in 'bidi' town 21-04-2014 01:05 PM

    After barely scraping through in 2012 bypolls on his father Pranab Mukherjee vacating the seat, Abhijit Mukherjee is now facing a stern test to rid himself of 'President's son' tag in this minority-dominated 'bidi' town where he is pitted against six Muslim rivals, among others. The Lok Sabha seat is...
  • 70% of tobacco smoked in India is in form of bidis 30-05-2008 09:19 PM

    Mumbai: The Governing Council of the Indian Premier League, headed by Rajiv Shukla, will meet in Mumbai on Tuesday to take stock of the last edition of the tournament that concluded on May 27. "It's a normal meeting, a follow-up of the tournament," said Cricket Board's Chief Administrative Officer Ratnkar...