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  • Child right is a matter of international concern: Justice Lokur 1 week ago

    Shillong: Supreme Court Judge, Justice Madan B Lokur on Saturday said that child rights is a matter of international concern and it is time that the issue needs to be concentrated at the national sphere by breaking 'compartmental-barriers'. "We now have to concentrate on the...
  • West Bengal: Unions call 'total' transport strike on Friday September 18, 2014

    Kolkata: With over 30,000 taxis remaining off the roads on the first day of an indefinite strike called by unions, commuters in the city are bracing for another round of hardship tomorrow with the trade unions calling a "total" transport strike across the state. President of Joint Council of Bus Syndicate...
  • Two minors rape 8yearold girl, parents allege police apathy June 18, 2014

    An eightyearold girl was allegedly raped by two minors causing her grievous injuries in a remote part of Allahabad district. The parents of the victim alleged that the police were reluctant to file their complaint. The incident occurred on Tuesday in Sarai Madan village in the district's transGanga region, SHO of...
  • Justice Lokur inaugurates ADR centre in Jamshedpur court May 3, 2014

    Supreme Court Justice Madan B Lokur on Saturday inaugurated the Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) centre, first in Jharkhand, in a local court premises here. Accompanied by Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court R Banumati, Justice Lokur, who is on a threeday tour to the state, attended the inaugural function of the...
  • 'Maa Ganga' called me to Varanasi, says Narendra Modi April 24, 2014

    BJP's Prime Ministerial pick Narendra Modi arrived here to a rousing welcome from party supporters to file his nomination for the mega electoral battle in the holy city where he has been challenged by AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal. Thousands of people wearing saffron caps, Modi masks and holding BJP flags, lined...
  • Madan Mohan Malviya's grandson among Modi's proposers in Varanasi April 21, 2014

    Varanasi: Former Justice Giridhar Malviya, the grandson of freedom fighter and BHU founder Madan Mohan Malviya, will be one of he proposers for Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi when he files his nomination from Varanasi on April 24. "I have agreed to be the proposer for Narendra...
  • TMC leader Madan Mitra denies existence of third Front April 14, 2014

    Denying the existence of a third front, senior TMC leader and West Bengal minister Madan Mitra on Monday said a non-BJP and non-Congress prime minister will be selected only after the polls. "There is no third front like alliance in this election. A non-BJP and non-Congress Prime Minister will be selected...
  • Modi hell bent on building 'Hindu Rashtra': JKPCC President April 5, 2014

    Alleging that BJP leader Narendra Modi was hell bent on building a "Hindu Rashtra", Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee on Saturday said the secular India would defeat him in his design. "There is no doubt that Modi is hell bent on building a Hindu Rashtra. The secular India would defeat...
  • Let Sourav Ganguly take over as BCCI president: West Bengal Minister March 27, 2014

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly would be the 'best person' to take over as the BCCI president following the Supreme Court's observation on the Mudgal Committee report on IPL spot-fixing scandal, West Bengal Sports Minister Madan Mitra said on Thursday. "Let Sourav Ganguly take over the reigns at the BCCI....
  • We condemn AAP's poster showing Malaviya carrying broom: BHU VC March 26, 2014

    Banaras Hindu University vice chancellor Lalji Singh, on Wednesday, criticised the Aam Aadmi Party over a poster at its party rally which showed the univarsity founder Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya carrying a broom. Singh termed the incident as unfortunate and condemned the act. "I will look into the matter. Whether it...
  • Blood tests, Xrays to be free at government hospitals in Uttarakhand February 12, 2014

    Blood tests and Xrays will be made free at all government hospitals across Uttarakhand from April this year, Health Minister SS Negi announced in the state Assembly on Wednesday. The state government has taken several decisions in a bid to offer quality medical services to people for free including free blood...
  • AAP's a pathological liar which likes to protest not govern: Arun Jaitley February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley launched an allout attack on the Aam Aadmi Party whose workers held demonstrations outside his house on Tuesday morning. Jaitley called AAP leaders "pathological liars" who are more comfortable in conducting dharnas instead of governing the state. He said, "The AAP admittedly...
  • Delhi: BJP protests outside AAP MLA Madan Lal's house February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after AAP accused Narendra Modi and Arun Jaitley of trying to topple the Arvind Kejriwal government, scores of Bharatiya Janata Party workers are protesting outside MLA Madan Lal's residence. Madan Lal had on Monday alleged a person close to Modi had offered him Rs 20 crore to...
  • AAP's alternative politics includes falsehood and lies: BJP February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: After the Aam Aadmi Party once again made some sensational claims by accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party of trying to bribe its MLAs, the latter retaliated saying the allegations were baseless. Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley tweeted, "These are rubbish claims by AAP and its alternative politics includes...
  • Are AAP MLAs on sale, BJP asks after being charged with bribe plot February 3, 2014

    AAP MLA Madan Lal today alleged that he had been offered Rs 2030 crore by people close to the BJP to help pull down the AAP government in Delhi. ...
  • Will withdraw support to AAP tomorrow: Vinod Kumar Binny February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The AAP government in Delhi is facing trouble on all fronts. Moments after it hit out at the BJP alleging that it was trying to buy its MLAs, expelled party leader Vinod Kumar Binny announced that he will withdraw support to the AAP government on Tuesday. "I am meeting...
  • AAP says BJP trying to bribe its MLAs to topple Kejriwal government February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Being surrounded by many controversies, the AAP has hit back. At a press conference on Monday, the AAP said that the opposition BJP was trying to buy its MLAs. Madan Lal, AAP MLA from Kasturba Nagar, said that he had been offered Rs 2030 crore to get along nine...
  • Kolkata: Helpline number setup to register harassment cases by auto drivers January 24, 2014

    To rein in rouge autorickshaw drivers in the city and stop them from overcharging the passengers, the West Bengal government on Friday decided to take stern steps and press nonbailable charges against them. The government has decided to set up a helpline for the passengers to register their complaints against them...
  • Ishant Sharma has stopped learning, feel former players January 23, 2014

    New Delhi: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni may have given a long rope to an erratic Ishant Sharma but his indifferent performances on Thursday came in for sharp criticism from former players who said it was high time the lanky paceman was dropped as he has "stopped learning". The former players...
  • BJP slams Bahuguna govt over nonimplementation of directions January 21, 2014

    Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand on Tuesday slammed the Bahuguna government for its failure to act on directions issued by Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal on the midJune flashflood and landslides in the state, and termed it a "contempt of the House and the Chair". Raising the issue through a privilege motion in...
  • Man arrested for attacking daughter with stone January 13, 2014

    Father of the 11yearold girl from Maramjhiri village in Betul, has been arrested for allegedly hitting her face and head with a stone for her determination to continue her education, police said today. The accused, Dinesh Uikey, was arrested last night, police said adding the man had first hit her face...
  • WB: Transport department to start helicopter service December 27, 2013

    West Bengal transport department is all set to start helicopter services from Kolkata to Gangasagar and other parts of the state, transport minister Madan Mitra said on Friday. "We are starting helicopter services to Gangasagar, Durgapur, Shantiniketan and Malda and Balurghat. This initiative has been taken for quick transport links to...
  • Kolkata: Ban on cycling creates confusion among people December 18, 2013

    Cyclists in Kolkata are confused whether cycling is allowed on major roads as the West Bengal government has not ratified the order banning it. The Kolkata Police had issued a notification on May 28 under the West Bengal Traffic Regulation Act, 1965, barring bicycles from 174 roads, a blanket ban...
  • Suspended Trinamool MP blames Bengal minister for Saradha chief's rise October 30, 2013

    Kolkata: Accused of being involved in the Saradha scam and subjected to multiple grilling by the investigating agencies, suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh on Tuesday named a West Bengal minister for the meteoric rise of scam kingpin Sudipta Sen. "(Transport Minister) Madan Mitra will be able to give better answers...
  • Madan Lal bows out of World Boxing Championships October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Madan Lal's (52kg) campaign at the AIBA World Boxing Championships came to an end in his very first bout in the competition that began in Almaty, Kazakhstan Monday. The 21yearold, competing in his first world championships, put up a good show but came up short against Moldova's Alexandros Riscan....
  • World Boxing Championships: Madan goes down in 1st round October 14, 2013

    Almaty: India's campaign at the World Boxing Championships got off to a disappointing start as Madan Lal (52kg) went down in the first round itself here on Monday. Madan, a former national champion and the lone Indian boxer in action on Monday, lost 03 on points to Alexandros Riscan of...
  • WB: Two-day bus strike withdrawn after failed response September 19, 2013

    The two-day bus strike across West Bengal, which failed to evoke much response on Thursday, was withdrawn by the sponsors this afternoon following "assurance" of a possible fare hike from the state transport minister. "We have decided to lift the 48-hour bus strike from 4 PM and resume normal services on...
  • Bengal bus strike to begin today, minister warns of strong action September 19, 2013

    As the bus operators remained firm on their two-day strike across West Bengal from Thursday, state transport minister Madan Mitra on Wednesday warned of strong action in case there was any law and order problem. The minister accused the striking bus operators of working in close concert with the CPI(M), saying...
  • SC shows reservation on Centre's stand on sanction to probe September 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed its reservation over Centre's stand on mandatory sanction to investigate senior bureaucrats in all corruption cases, saying such statutory provision would hamper judicial power in court-monitored probe like the Coalgate. The apex court brushed aside the contention of the Centre that the approval of...
  • Madan Tamang murder case: Five accused surrender in local court September 5, 2013

    Darjeeling: Five persons accused in the murder of prominent Gorkha leader and All-India Gorkha League president Madan Tamang in 2010 on Monday surrendered in a local court in Darjeeling. The five, all members of the GJM's student wing Vidyarthi Morcha, have been remanded in 14 days' judicial custody, Assistant Public Prosecutor...