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Atal Bihari Vajpayee was in Bengaluru prison during Emergency

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was in Bengaluru prison during Emergency

BJP leader was flown from New Delhi to Bengaluru in 1975 after Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declared Emergency and got several opposition leaders detained.

Aug 16, 2018, 21:24 PM IST
Freedom baby: India welcomes first captive-born Humboldt penguin on Independence Day

Freedom baby: India welcomes first captive-born Humboldt penguin on Independence Day

This Independence Day, India welcomed its first Humboldt penguin born in captivity at Mumbai's Byculla zoo.

Aug 16, 2018, 11:33 AM IST
Rajnikanth questions Tamil Nadu CM's absence at Karunanidhi's burial

Rajnikanth questions Tamil Nadu CM's absence at Karunanidhi's burial

The actor said that many leaders, ranging from state Governor Banwarilal Purohit to Congress President Rahul Gandhi, were present during the burial of Karunanidhi at the Marina.

Aug 13, 2018, 23:36 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee sends legal notice to Amit Shah

Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee sends legal notice to Amit Shah

A legal notice was sent by Abhishek Banerjee's lawyer after Amit Shah in a rally organized on August 11 accused the former of being involved in Saradha Chit fund scam. 

Aug 13, 2018, 18:03 PM IST
Somnath Chatterjee passes away, his Kolkata's chamber still waits for him

Somnath Chatterjee passes away, his Kolkata's chamber still waits for him

Chatterjee's chamber is studded with books of laws, politics and has witnessed political gatherings and client meetings.

Aug 13, 2018, 16:48 PM IST
Heavy rains could make comeback in Mumbai, Konkan region from Monday

Heavy rains could make comeback in Mumbai, Konkan region from Monday

IMD has predicted rough to very rough sea conditions in the Arabian Sea. Fishermen have been warned to not take their boats too far ahead.

Aug 12, 2018, 20:44 PM IST
Car of actor Vikram's son crashes into auto, 1 injured

Car of actor Vikram's son crashes into auto, 1 injured

A case had been registered for rash, negligent driving and causing hurt by act endangering life of others against Dhruv.

Aug 12, 2018, 16:25 PM IST
Innovation, new technologies by IITs have made India a global brand: PM Narendra Modi

Innovation, new technologies by IITs have made India a global brand: PM Narendra Modi

The PM was in Mumbai to address the 56th convocation of the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay.

Aug 11, 2018, 12:22 PM IST
'Anti-Bengal BJP Go Back' posters surface ahead of Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata

'Anti-Bengal BJP Go Back' posters surface ahead of Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata

Posters reading 'Anti-Bengal BJP Go Back' were seen around the rally's venue.

Aug 11, 2018, 08:07 AM IST
Kolkata airport asks passengers to check-in three hours before departure

Kolkata airport asks passengers to check-in three hours before departure

Kamalakshya Bhattacharjee reports that special security screening will take place till August 20.

Aug 10, 2018, 23:01 PM IST
Asaduddin Owaisi accused of making 'communal statements', petition filed in court

Asaduddin Owaisi accused of making 'communal statements', petition filed in court

Referring to the Gurugram incident where a Muslim youth's beard was forcibly shaved off, the Hyderabad MP allegedly threatened to convert the accused "to Islam".  

Aug 10, 2018, 08:15 AM IST
Cafe Positive: 10 HIV+ve Kolkata teens open up eating-joint

Cafe Positive: 10 HIV+ve Kolkata teens open up eating-joint

From Cappuccino to grilled sandwich, everything is available at Cafe Positive. The dishes are prepared by the teens themselves and at an affordable price.

Aug 09, 2018, 17:28 PM IST
Unemployed engineers, used by Romanian gang to skim ATMs to clone cards in Kolkata, arrested

Unemployed engineers, used by Romanian gang to skim ATMs to clone cards in Kolkata, arrested

The arrest was carried out after interrogation of three Romanians who were nabbed on August 3.

Aug 09, 2018, 15:12 PM IST
Thousands bid tearful adieu to Major Kaustubh Rane in Thane

Thousands bid tearful adieu to Major Kaustubh Rane in Thane

Major Rane was among the four soldiers killed in a gunfight with terrorists in J&K`s Bandipura.

Aug 09, 2018, 14:20 PM IST
Pune schools, colleges, commercial units closed on Thursday as Maratha bodies call for Maharashtra bandh

Pune schools, colleges, commercial units closed on Thursday as Maratha bodies call for Maharashtra bandh

Pune district police will deploy three companies of the State Reserve Police Force and a team of the Rapid Action Force in sensitive areas during the protest by the Maratha Kranti Morcha.

Aug 08, 2018, 18:26 PM IST
At least 45 injured in fire at Bharat Petroleum refinery in Mumbai's Chembur

At least 45 injured in fire at Bharat Petroleum refinery in Mumbai's Chembur

A massive fire broke out at a fuel refinery in Mumbai on Wednesday. However, there were no reports of any casualties in the incident.

Aug 08, 2018, 15:32 PM IST
Owner faces the heat after fire incident at Kolkata’s iconic theatre Priya

Owner faces the heat after fire incident at Kolkata’s iconic theatre Priya

Initial investigations have revealed fire at a momo-shop on the ground floor spread even as the Bangla film ‘Happy Pill’ was playing out.

Aug 06, 2018, 18:20 PM IST
Man attempts to rape woman doctor in Mumbai, later jumps off a mall, dies

Man attempts to rape woman doctor in Mumbai, later jumps off a mall, dies

The woman alleged that the 60-year-old man followed her from the ground floor to her residence and forced himself into the house.

Aug 06, 2018, 15:04 PM IST
Fire breaks out in Kolkata's Priya theatre, no casualties reported

Fire breaks out in Kolkata's Priya theatre, no casualties reported

A fire broke out on Sunday evening at Priya Cinema in Kolkata, following which at least five fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

Aug 05, 2018, 23:23 PM IST
Aero India 2019 not to be held in Bengaluru? Centre faces flak for 'unfortunate' move

Aero India 2019 not to be held in Bengaluru? Centre faces flak for 'unfortunate' move

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has, however, said that no decision has been taken yet regarding the venue of Aero India 2019. 

Aug 05, 2018, 17:27 PM IST

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