With Bengali television news channels anxious to raise their prime time ratings before the elections, the Left Front constituents and the Trinamool Congress are losing no opportunity to extract the maximum out of this competition. Tanmay Chatterjee reports.
A man who spent 12 years behind bars for murder has replaced his daughter as candidate from a Lok Sabha constituency in Assam.
Hollywood actor Richard Gere, who claims to be a practioner of Buddhism under the Tibetan religious leader, the Dalai Lama, took part in a dialogue at the “Mind and Life” conference here on Monday.
Kashmiris today oppose the infiltration of foreign militants into the Valley and are distancing themselves from militancy. This is what the Home Secretary and the Defence Secretary were told during their visit to the state last week, reports Arun Joshi.
BJP candidate Varun Gandhi's arrest in Uttar Pradesh and the invocation of the National Security Act (NSA) against him has triggered a political debate, surprisingly, in Jammu and Kashmir, reports Arun Joshi.
This is simply human trafficking under the cover of travel and tourism. More than 300 people from India, most of them hailing from West Bengal, entered Italy in phases from 2006-08 with tourist visas valid for 14 days but none of them returned, Surbek Biswas reports.
Pre-poll violence in Assam has taken a dangerous trend with a militant outfit in the ethnically volatile North Cachar Hills district hounding out Nagas, reports HT Correspondents.
The last 20 years in Jammu and Kashmir were the years of the gun. People here abhorred, feared, loved and worshipped guns, especially the AK-47 and 56s brandished by the militants.
The global downturn has claimed its first high profile victim in Punjab. Indiabulls Mega Store (earlier called Pyramid), one of the biggest and oldest retail outlets in the state, shut shop. It also fired all its nearly 170 employees.
The Tibetan Parliament-in-exile passed a resolution, condemning China’s plans to observe Saturday as ‘Serf Emancipation Day’ to celebrate the escape of the Dalai Lama from Lhasa on March 17, 1959, Gaurav Bisht reports.
The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has appointed a special investigative team (SIT) for probing the disappearance of tigers from Panna National Park in Madhya Pradesh. Rahul Noronha & Chetan Chauhan report.
As a stingy left-arm orthodox bowler, the arm ball was her forte. And as a hard-hitting left-handed batswoman, she had the knack for clearing the ropes at will.
Nothing seems to be going right at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam these days. Guards at the park gunned down a male Royal Bengal tiger on Monday – while trying to tranquilise it – besides seriously injuring a specialist who had been sent to oversee the assignment, reports Rahul Karmakar.
The placement process at the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) in Lucknow and Kozhikode confirmed the trends seen already at its sister institutes in Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Kolkata.
The swirling waters of river Hoogly have swallowed the democratic rights of 1,400 villagers of this tiny island of Charjatra Siddhi that falls in Bolagarh assembly constituency of Hoogly district.