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Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 28 crore grant for 28,000 Durga Puja committees across West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 28 crore grant for 28,000 Durga Puja committees across West Bengal

The endeavour will cost the exchequer Rs 28 crore, the Chief Minister said.

Sep 10, 2018, 23:25 PM IST
Man rapes 25-year-old Mumbai woman, films act, blackmails her to fund Canada trip

Man rapes 25-year-old Mumbai woman, films act, blackmails her to fund Canada trip

A 25-year-old woman has alleged that she was threatened and attacked by three unidentified persons in Vashi near Mumbai. The incident occurred on Sunday, following which the woman approached the

Sep 10, 2018, 18:46 PM IST
2007 Hyderabad twin blasts case: 2 sentenced to death, 1 gets life term

2007 Hyderabad twin blasts case: 2 sentenced to death, 1 gets life term

The verdict has been by a Special National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court on Monday.

Sep 10, 2018, 18:38 PM IST
Bharat Bandh in Karnataka: Streets deserted in Bengaluru, shops attacked in Mangalore

Bharat Bandh in Karnataka: Streets deserted in Bengaluru, shops attacked in Mangalore

In Mangaluru, incidents of stone pelting at hotels and shops, which remained open, were reported.

Sep 10, 2018, 12:15 PM IST
Missing HDFC Bank Vice President's body found, one arrested

Missing HDFC Bank Vice President's body found, one arrested

According to emerging reports, cops are suspecting police rivalry. 

Sep 10, 2018, 09:53 AM IST
Hardik Patel discharged from hospital, continues his indefinite fast

Hardik Patel discharged from hospital, continues his indefinite fast

Patidar leader Hardik Patel, who has been on hunger strike for the last 15 days, was on Sunday discharged from a private hospital in Ahmedabad.

Sep 09, 2018, 19:41 PM IST
Yehi hai acche din: Shiv Sena puts up posters highlighting hike in fuel prices

Yehi hai acche din: Shiv Sena puts up posters highlighting hike in fuel prices

In Mumbai, the prices of petrol and diesel on Sunday are Rs 87.89 per litre diesel Rs 77.09 per litre respectively.

Sep 09, 2018, 09:34 AM IST
HDFC bank official goes missing from Mumbai; car found abandoned in Navi Mumbai

HDFC bank official goes missing from Mumbai; car found abandoned in Navi Mumbai

A senior official of the HDFC bank has been missing from his office in Kamala Mills area in Mumbai since Wednesday, September 5. Though the police launched the search for HDFC Bank vice president

Sep 08, 2018, 11:44 AM IST
Majerhat bridge collapse: Railways had warned about weak beams, exposed reinforcements, cracks on pier

Majerhat bridge collapse: Railways had warned about weak beams, exposed reinforcements, cracks on pier

KMDA is the statutory planning and development authority for Kolkata metropolitan area and state Urban Development Minister Firhad Hakim is the chairman of its board.

Sep 08, 2018, 06:07 AM IST
Gutkha scam: Chennai ex-police commissioner George pleads innocence

Gutkha scam: Chennai ex-police commissioner George pleads innocence

George said he has not received any money from any gutkha (a tobacco product banned in Tamil Nadu) manufacturer.

Sep 07, 2018, 18:19 PM IST
IRS officer held for sexually assaulting minor domestic help in Mumbai

IRS officer held for sexually assaulting minor domestic help in Mumbai

The accused was arrested on Thursday after the 17-year-old victim approached the police last month and lodged a complaint, the official said.

Sep 07, 2018, 16:31 PM IST
Fire breaks out at West Bengal's Howrah Railway station

Fire breaks out at West Bengal's Howrah Railway station

A fire broke out in West Bengal's Howrah Railway station on Thursday. 

Sep 06, 2018, 23:39 PM IST
DRI seizes 532 star tortoises, 9040 kg of red sandalwood from Mumbai

DRI seizes 532 star tortoises, 9040 kg of red sandalwood from Mumbai

The star tortoises were seized on Thursday while the sandalwood was seized from Nhava Sheva Port on Wednesday. 

Sep 06, 2018, 22:58 PM IST
Jet pilots warn of 'non-cooperation', airline assures full salary payment by Sep 26

Jet pilots warn of 'non-cooperation', airline assures full salary payment by Sep 26

With pilots warning of "non-cooperation" over the delay in pay, crisis-hit Jet Airways has assured them that 50 percent of their August salary will be paid by September 11, sources said.

Sep 06, 2018, 22:40 PM IST
Majerhat bridge collapse: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee constitutes bridge inspection, monitoring cells

Majerhat bridge collapse: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee constitutes bridge inspection, monitoring cells

The death toll in Majerhat bridge collapse in south Kolkata has now risen to 3.

Sep 06, 2018, 21:12 PM IST
SC verdict on Article 377: LGBT members hold pride parade in Mumbai - WATCH

SC verdict on Article 377: LGBT members hold pride parade in Mumbai - WATCH

The Humsafar Trust has welcomed the historic SC ruling decriminalising gay sex in India.

Sep 06, 2018, 17:02 PM IST
Kolkata bridge collapse: Death toll climbs to 3 as CM Mamata Banerjee calls emergency meeting

Kolkata bridge collapse: Death toll climbs to 3 as CM Mamata Banerjee calls emergency meeting

Mamata Banerjee has sought a report from engineers regarding the cause of the bridge collapse.

Sep 06, 2018, 08:07 AM IST
Majerhat bridge collapse: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for deceased

Majerhat bridge collapse: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for deceased

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the person who died after a portion of Majerhat bridge in the West Bengal capital collapsed on

Sep 05, 2018, 20:12 PM IST
Zee Exclusive: PWD floated tender for maintenance of Majherhat bridge in April

Zee Exclusive: PWD floated tender for maintenance of Majherhat bridge in April

The e-tender, issued by PWD Alipore Division, lists out the repair work that needs to be undertaken.

Sep 05, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
At least one killed, 25 injured as 40-year-old Majerhat bridge collapses in Kolkata

At least one killed, 25 injured as 40-year-old Majerhat bridge collapses in Kolkata

The Majerhat bridge collapsed at around 4.45 pm, following which fire tenders, ambulances and teams of NDRF and local police rushed to the spot.

Sep 04, 2018, 20:38 PM IST

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