Budget a roadmap for ‘New Punjab': CM Mann

Chandigarh: Punjab finance minister Harpal Singh Cheema on Monday presented the state budget for the 2022-23 financial year. No new taxes were proposed in the budget. Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann described budget as balanced, development-oriented...

SC upholds SIT clean chit to PM Modi in Gujarat riots case

The Supreme Court last week upheld the findings of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) that had given a clean chit to then CM Narendra Modi in the 2002 Gujarat riots case.

Power struggle in AIADMK between OPS and EPS

Chennai: Tamil Nadu's opposition AIADMK, caught in a huge power tussle between its two top leaders, has decided to go ahead with the General Council meet on July 11 to pave way for the elevation of former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.

BSY seeks bail in land denotification case

Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa sought bail in the land denotification case. Following his application, sessions judge B Jayantha Kumar sought the response of complainant's advocate. The complainant's advocate said that a response...

Speaker revokes suspension of Bengal BJP MLAs

Kolkata: West Bengal Legislative Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee revoked the suspension of 7 Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP) MLAs, including that of Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari. The MLAs were suspended in two separate incidents in March.

Lightning, storms claim 25 lives in Bangladesh

Sylhet (Bangladesh): Lightning and storm in Bangladesh have killed at least 25 people and unleashed devastating floods that left more than four million others stranded, officials said.

Vibrant Gujarat roadshow held in Mumbai

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani held a roadshow in Mumbai on November 26, for the ninth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019

Manchester airport delivers major boost to north with new Mumbai connection

Jet Airways’ five-times-a-week service from Manchester to Mumbai took for the first time this morning, at a celebration attended by Aviation Minister, Baroness Liz Sugg and hundreds of guests from across the region.

Senior TMC leader Mukul Roy submitted his resignation as chairman of Public Accounts Committee in West Bengal Assembly to Speaker Biman Banerjee citing ill health. Roy, who won the Krishnanagar Uttar constituency in Nadia district on a BJP ticket...

Burdwan: Hours after Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Rout was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday alleged that the BJP-led government is using the central agencies against people who are "speaking...

Chandigarh: Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi has admitted that he was the “mastermind” in Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala’s killing and the planning was going on since last August, additional director general of Punjab police Pramod Ban said.

A protest march of the SFI, the students wing of ruling CPI(M), against Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's office in Wayanad turned violent as a group of activists allegedly entered the Lok Sabha member's office and vandalised it, prompting Chief Minister...

Accepting Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s request to postpone her questioning in the National Herald money-laundering case, the Enforcement Directorate has granted her four weeks to join the investigation. Sonia, who was supposed to depose...



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