Kolkata: Over 23 percent of the electorate cast their votes in the first two hours as polling began in 25 constituencies covering the Cooch Behar and East Midnapore districts in the sixth and final phase of the West Bengal assembly elections on Thursday. “Poll percentage till 9.00 a.m. was 23.46 percent overall. In Cooch Behar, it was 21.59 percent and...  Read More

Kolkata: Over 23 percent of the electorate cast their votes in the first two hours as polling began in 25 constituencies covering the Cooch Behar and East Midnapore districts in the sixth and final phase of the West Bengal assembly elections on Thursday. “Poll percentage till 9.00 a.m. was 23.46 percent overall. In Cooch Behar, it was 21.59 percent and... Read More

Lok Sabha has passed the much talked about Compensatory Afforestation Fund bill, 2015 that seeks to establish setting up of a National Compensatory Afforestation Fund and also a State Compensatory Afforestation Fund. Thanking the members for their cooperation in passing the bill, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday evening said it will be a historical legislation and will go a...  Read More

Lok Sabha has passed the much talked about Compensatory Afforestation Fund bill, 2015 that seeks to establish setting up of a National Compensatory Afforestation Fund and also a State Compensatory Afforestation Fund. Thanking the members for their cooperation in passing the bill, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday evening said it will be a historical legislation and will go a... Read More

The CBI on Thursday questioned IAF’s former assistant chief of air staff (plans) N.V. Tyagi and city-based lawyer Gautam Khaitan in connection with the alleged payoffs in the Rs. 3,600-crore AgustaWestland helicopter deal. Air Vice Marshal N.V. Tyagi (retd.) was questioned for a few hours while Khaitan, the former board member of Aeromatrix, one of the suspect companies in the...  Read More

The CBI on Thursday questioned IAF’s former assistant chief of air staff (plans) N.V. Tyagi and city-based lawyer Gautam Khaitan in connection with the alleged payoffs in the Rs. 3,600-crore AgustaWestland helicopter deal. Air Vice Marshal N.V. Tyagi (retd.) was questioned for a few hours while Khaitan, the former board member of Aeromatrix, one of the suspect companies in the... Read More

INDIA-Polling began at 7 a.m. for 25 constituencies covering the Cooch Behar and East Midnapore districts in the sixth and final phase of the staggered month-long polling for the West Bengal assembly elections on Thursday. Nine of the constituencies are in Cooch Behar district and 16 in East Midnapore. Over 58 lakh (58,04,019) voters across 6,774 polling stations, including nine...  Read More

INDIA-Polling began at 7 a.m. for 25 constituencies covering the Cooch Behar and East Midnapore districts in the sixth and final phase of the staggered month-long polling for the West Bengal assembly elections on Thursday. Nine of the constituencies are in Cooch Behar district and 16 in East Midnapore. Over 58 lakh (58,04,019) voters across 6,774 polling stations, including nine... Read More

Nandigram (West Bengal): The Left is still fighting the spectre of a police firing that had left 14 dead nine years back in this rural hamlet. The firing, which focussed national and international attention on a peasant agitation against forcible land acquisition, had played a vital role in ending 34 years of Left Front rule in West Bengal. At the...  Read More

Nandigram (West Bengal): The Left is still fighting the spectre of a police firing that had left 14 dead nine years back in this rural hamlet. The firing, which focussed national and international attention on a peasant agitation against forcible land acquisition, had played a vital role in ending 34 years of Left Front rule in West Bengal. At the... Read More

There are a number of Indian politicians who have glamorous wives. Though they may not be as popular as their husbands, they are enviable and have everything what it takes to compete with any Bollywood actress (no fun intended). Arvind and Sunita Kejriwal (AAP) ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 12   Read More Updates of political news in...  Read More

There are a number of Indian politicians who have glamorous wives. Though they may not be as popular as their husbands, they are enviable and have everything what it takes to compete with any Bollywood actress (no fun intended). Arvind and Sunita Kejriwal (AAP) ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 12 Read More Updates of political news in... Read More

New Delhi: Describing Congress president Sonia Gandhi as a “lioness”, party leader on Friday said her name does not figure in any authenticated document related to the AgustaWestland deal. Speaking in the Lok Sabha, Scindia attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for making veiled attacks on Gandhi in their speeches. “Sonia Gandhi is a lioness whom they are scared off,”...  Read More

New Delhi: Describing Congress president Sonia Gandhi as a “lioness”, party leader on Friday said her name does not figure in any authenticated document related to the AgustaWestland deal. Speaking in the Lok Sabha, Scindia attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for making veiled attacks on Gandhi in their speeches. “Sonia Gandhi is a lioness whom they are scared off,”... Read More

Padyatra to Parliament Hundreds of Congress workers have gathered at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar from where the party’s top leaders Sonia and Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will lead a “save democracy march” to Parliament today morning. The Congress is protesting today against the imposition of President’s Rule in two states that it governed – Arunachal Pradesh and...  Read More

Padyatra to Parliament Hundreds of Congress workers have gathered at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar from where the party’s top leaders Sonia and Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will lead a “save democracy march” to Parliament today morning. The Congress is protesting today against the imposition of President’s Rule in two states that it governed – Arunachal Pradesh and... Read More

Congress today launched a sharp attack on the Modi government at a mega rally in Delhi, accusing the Centre of “murdering the democracy” and turning a blind eye to the condition of the poor, especially farmers. Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh gave fiery speeches against PM Modi and the BJP. Here are the highlights of...  Read More

Congress today launched a sharp attack on the Modi government at a mega rally in Delhi, accusing the Centre of “murdering the democracy” and turning a blind eye to the condition of the poor, especially farmers. Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh gave fiery speeches against PM Modi and the BJP. Here are the highlights of... Read More

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the central government on a PIL seeking a FIR against all the people named in an Italian court judgement in the AgustaWestland chopper deal. The Italian ruling, while convicting former senior executives of AgustaWestland for allegedly paying bribes in the deal, mentioned several names, purportedly referring to Congress president Sonia...  Read More

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the central government on a PIL seeking a FIR against all the people named in an Italian court judgement in the AgustaWestland chopper deal. The Italian ruling, while convicting former senior executives of AgustaWestland for allegedly paying bribes in the deal, mentioned several names, purportedly referring to Congress president Sonia... Read More

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