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Mamata Banerjee blames RSS, BJP for the student deaths, accuses them of creating communal disturbance

Mamata Banerjee blames RSS, BJP for the student deaths, accuses them of creating communal disturbance

The BJP has called a 12-hour shutdown in the state on September 26 to protest against the death of the two students.

Sep 22, 2018, 23:17 PM IST
Mumbai Police gears up for Ganpati Visarjan, 50,000 cops to guard the roads

Mumbai Police gears up for Ganpati Visarjan, 50,000 cops to guard the roads

Fifty three roads have been declared closed and on 56 roads, traffic will be allowed from only one way. The police has made five traffic control rooms to manage the situation.

Sep 21, 2018, 17:46 PM IST
Newly-wedded couple stabbed by girl's father in Hyderabad

Newly-wedded couple stabbed by girl's father in Hyderabad

The couple has been admitted to a hospital for treatment. Police are, meanwhile, looking for the accused.

Sep 19, 2018, 20:51 PM IST
Indian woman given triple talaq on WhatsApp by elderly Omani husband, seeks Sushma Swaraj's help

Indian woman given triple talaq on WhatsApp by elderly Omani husband, seeks Sushma Swaraj's help

The woman has sought the help of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. 

Sep 19, 2018, 11:28 AM IST
Hyderabad: Dental student commits suicide over alleged harassment by college staff

Hyderabad: Dental student commits suicide over alleged harassment by college staff

A dental student committed suicide at his residence in Madannapet police station area, over alleged harassment by college staff.

Sep 19, 2018, 09:18 AM IST
West Bengal Fire Department files FIR against CEO, owner of Kolkata's Bagri market

West Bengal Fire Department files FIR against CEO, owner of Kolkata's Bagri market

A major fire broke out in the wee hours on Sunday at Kolkata's Bagri Market in Canning Street.

Sep 18, 2018, 19:49 PM IST
It took over 48 hours to control Kolkata's Bagree Market fire

It took over 48 hours to control Kolkata's Bagree Market fire

The massive fire at Bagree Market in Burrabazar area in the business hub of the city has been brought under control after two days, a senior officer of the fire department said Tuesday.

Sep 18, 2018, 12:51 PM IST
26/11 hero Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan's plaque vandalised in Bengaluru; Congress, BJP join public outcry

26/11 hero Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan's plaque vandalised in Bengaluru; Congress, BJP join public outcry

BJP MP Rajeev Chandrashekhar urged the government to restore the memorial before the 26/11 anniversary. 

Sep 17, 2018, 17:57 PM IST
Chennai: Periyar's statue vandalised, slippers kept on head

Chennai: Periyar's statue vandalised, slippers kept on head

On Periyar's 140th birth anniversary, a statue of the social activist was vandalised by unidentified miscreants in Chennai's Tiruppur on Monday morning. A pair of slippers were kept on the statue's

Sep 17, 2018, 14:13 PM IST
Kolkata Bagree Market fire continues raging; 35 tenders, 250 firefighters on spot

Kolkata Bagree Market fire continues raging; 35 tenders, 250 firefighters on spot

The blaze has now spread to other parts of the market in the congested Canning Street.

Sep 17, 2018, 11:10 AM IST
Principal shows porn to student, woman counsellor asks victim to stay silent

Principal shows porn to student, woman counsellor asks victim to stay silent

Both the accused are at large and efforts are on to nab them, said police.

Sep 17, 2018, 10:17 AM IST
India committed to regional cooperation within BIMSTEC: Subhash Bhamre

India committed to regional cooperation within BIMSTEC: Subhash Bhamre

Speaking at the concluding ceremony of BIMSTEC, Bhamre addressed the participating nations on countering terrorism.

Sep 16, 2018, 15:41 PM IST
India's first exclusive dog park comes up in Hyderabad

India's first exclusive dog park comes up in Hyderabad

The park would be inaugurated within next ten days.

Sep 16, 2018, 14:32 PM IST
Several hours on, major fire fighting operations continue in Kolkata's Bagri market

Several hours on, major fire fighting operations continue in Kolkata's Bagri market

The fire broke out at 2:45 am. 

Sep 16, 2018, 06:31 AM IST
Social media causing sleep deprivation in pilots: Air Cheif Marshal BS Dhanoa

Social media causing sleep deprivation in pilots: Air Cheif Marshal BS Dhanoa

Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa on Friday said that being online for long hours on social media is causing sleep deprivation in pilots.

Sep 15, 2018, 18:37 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee blames PWD for Majerhat bridge collapse

Mamata Banerjee blames PWD for Majerhat bridge collapse

The bridge in south Kolkata had collapsed killing three and injuring more than 25 on September 4.

Sep 14, 2018, 18:16 PM IST
7 Kolkata bridges identified as 'most vulnerable'

7 Kolkata bridges identified as 'most vulnerable'

The seven bridges are out of the 20, which, the PWD has classified as "distressed" structures.

Sep 14, 2018, 09:48 AM IST
Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam calls Narendra Modi 'anpadh-gawar', opposes screening of film on PM

Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam calls Narendra Modi 'anpadh-gawar', opposes screening of film on PM

Nirupam, who heads the Mumbai unit of the Congress, had also objected to the screening of a documentary film on PM Modi in schools. 

Sep 12, 2018, 18:48 PM IST
Mumbai: Fire breaks out in Andheri building, rescue operations underway

Mumbai: Fire breaks out in Andheri building, rescue operations underway

A fire broke out at a building in Andheri in the early morning hours on Wednesday. Rescue operations are currently underway.

Sep 12, 2018, 06:44 AM IST
Bhagyashree Deshpande creates largest paper-quilling Ganesh idol in Mumbai

Bhagyashree Deshpande creates largest paper-quilling Ganesh idol in Mumbai

Crafting artist Bhagyashree Deshpande has made an attempt to etch her name in the prestigious Limca Book of Records by creating the largest paper-quilling idol of lord Ganesh in Mumbai. Her attempt

Sep 11, 2018, 21:36 PM IST

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