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WB: TMC leader suspended for firing on civilians in Malda

Kolkata, Dec 29 : The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday suspended its leader Pabitra Roy, who was held on Sunday for firing from inside his car on a mob at English Bazar area in West Bengal’s Malda district. The car of TMC ruled English Bazar Panchayat Samiti’s president Pabitra Roy hit a cyclist on Sunday afternoon and tried to escape ...

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Congress sacks an editor as mouthpiece criticises Sonia, Jawaharlal Nehru

New Delhi, Dec 29 : The Congress party on Monday sacked an editor after its mouthpiece in Mumbai featured articles making controversial comments on Sonia Gandhi. The mouthpiece of the party in Maharashtra, in an article, blamed none other than Jawaharlal Nehru for the Kashmir situation while also mentioning Sonia Gandhi’s father as a Fascist member. The author of this ...

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10 people including police personnel injured during BJP-Congress clash in Assam

Guwahati, Dec 29 : At least 10 people including police personnel, workers of Congress as well as BJP were injured during a clash between the two political parties in Guwahati on Monday. Hundreds of BJP workers and supporters had gheraod the head quarter of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee in Guwahati and seeking Nilamoni Sen Deka’s ouster from the party for ...

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Gogoi decries Centre’s inconsistent attitude towards State’s development

Guwahati, Dec 29 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi decried the inconsistent and indifferent role of the Centre towards development of the North East and said that the dispensation at the Centre needs to work corresponding to its high rhetoric for the development of Assam and North East. In a statement on Monday, Gogoi said, “While I welcome the much ...

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Arshinagar is an entertainer, not a dark film: Dev

Kolkata, Dec 29 : As Arshinagar by Aparna Sen grabs eyeball at plexes and theatres this Christmas-New Year season, the film’s protagonist superstar Dev says the film is closer to the genre of a popular entertainer. “Arshinagar has every element to entertain the holidaying crowd. It is not a dark film. It is a sweet romance, it’s a tragedy, an ...

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No subsidized LPG benefits for above Rs Ten lakh annual income

New Delhi, Dec 28 : The union government on Monday said that taxpayers with annual income of more than Rs 10 lakh will not get subsidised LPG cylinders. “While many consumers have given up subsidy voluntarily, it is felt that consumers in the higher income bracket should get LPG cylinders at the market price. Therefore, the Government has decided that ...

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Manush in  City of Joy, Manushree joins the party  

Kolkata, Dec 28 : City of Joy brought top-seeded Gujarat boy, Manush Shah, an advanced New Year gift in the form of a maiden Sub-Junior singles title when he defeated state mate Soham Pandya 4-0, while it was Maharashtra’s Manushree Patil who won the Sub-Junior Girls crown beating North Bengal’s Nikita Sarkar 4-3 in the 77th Cadet and Sub-Junior National ...

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Andheri 4th mahotsav

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Kejriwal says he won’t oblige BJP on DDCA scam and Jaitley

New Delhi, Dec 28 : Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) architect Arvind Kejriwal Monday said he would not apologise for attacking Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the DDCA cricket administration scam. “BJP almost begging me for an apology. Sorry. I won’t oblige them. Let Jaitley ji be cross-examined in defamation cases. Let truth prevail,” tweeted Kejriwal. ...

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Peter Mukerjea’s extended judicial custody ends today

Mumbai, Dec 28 : The extended judicial custody of Peter Mukerjea, ex CEO of Star India and a detainee in the Sheena Bora murder case, ended on Monday, according to reports. Mukerjea, the husband of Indrani Mukerjea, convicted for the murder of her daughter Sheena Bora, was ordered an extension by a Mumbai Magistrate court on Dec 14. Peter Mukerjea ...

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