The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which has been probing the money laundering aspect of the multi-crore Saradha ponzi scheme, on Wednesday interrogated suspended TMC leader Kunal Ghosh for the second time. Ghosh, who visited the agencys office here at CGO Complex, was questioned for nearly two hours. ED sources told PTI that Ghosh, a former Trinamool […]

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Letter war over intolerance: Days after a group of noted personalities wrote an open letter to PM Narendra Modi over rising intolerance in the country, 62 celebrities and artists have written an open letter against In the letter, the celebrities have termed those who wrote about mob killings as self-styled guardians and conscience keepers and […]

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Irked by his wife celebrating passage of the anti-triple talaq bill by the Rajya Sabha, a Muslim man allegedly gave her instant triple talaq and expelled her from his house in Fatehpur district near here, said police. Mufeeda Khatun, a resident of Jigni village under Bindki police station celebrated the successful passage of the anti-triple […]

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PDP chief and former Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti has sent out a message to her party MPs, asking them to resign from Rajya Sabha. The PDP has two MPs in the Rajya Sabha – Nazir Ahmad Laway and Fayaz Ahmed Mir. The party has no representation in the Lok Sabha. According to a […]

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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has appealed for assistance to his rain-ravaged state where 95 people have been killed in various incidents, with the leader tweeting in Tamil to present the grim picture. Vijayan tweeting in Tamil seemed to be an attempt a reaching out to the people of Tamil Nadu, as hinted by an […]

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The Yamuna river breached the danger mark in the national capital on Monday evening. Yamuna was flowing at 205.36 metres, just above the danger mark of 205.33 metres, news agency PTI reported. The report also said that the government has started evacuating people from low-lying areas. Earlier on Monday, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal called […]

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BJP MP Roopa Gangulys son, driving allegedly in an inebriated state, rammed his car into the wall of an upscale south Kolkata club on Thursday, with many having a near escape from being hit, police sources said. The incident happened late on Thursday night when Akash Mukhopadhyay, while taking a turn, rammed his black sedan […]

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A major controversy broke out on Wednesday with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) pointing out that statements made by former Congress president Rahul Gandhi with regard to the situation in Kashmir had been used by Pakistan in their letter to the United Nations. Pakistans minister for human rights Shireen Mazari had written a letter to […]

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An emissary of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath will be meeting social activist Medha Patkar to persuade her to end her nine-day-old hunger strike launched in Barwani district in support of demands related to the Sardar Sarovar Dam. Nath on Monday sent Sharad Chandra Behar, a former chief secretary of the state, to hold […]

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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said that the opposition is ready for a no-trust vote in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly, a day after Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy made a surprise announcement in the House that he will seek a trust vote. We have no objection to No Confidence Motion. We will wait until […]

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