Moscow/New Delhi/IBNS: Russia and India have agreed to create a target working group for gas, which will operate in the framework of the working group for cooperation in the sphere of energy and energy efficiency of the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological, and Cultural Cooperation.
Kolkata/IBNS: Popular singer Aditi Munshi Thursday became another celebrity to join the ruling Trinamool Congress in poll-bound West Bengal.
Kolkata/UNI: The CBI probing the coal scam on Thursday quizzed three senior Indian Railways officers at its city office, official sources said.
Kolkata/IBNS: Weeks ahead of the Bengal assembly elections, Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and West Bengal Election Watch have published an analysis of criminal background, financial, education, gender and other details of the state's sitting MLAs which has revealed that 37 per cent of them have declared criminal cases against themselves.
Darjeeling/UNI: Ahead of West Bengal elections, Bimal Gurung-led Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has received a jolt with the arrest of his close aide Lopsang Lama under the stringent POCSO act in the neighbouring state of Sikkim, a report reaching here today confirmed.
Dhaka/UNI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrived here on Thursday to prepare the ground for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to celebrate 50 years of Bangladesh's independence.
Panaji/UNI: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday said that the Supreme Court has stayed the High Court order cancelling elections to five municipalities and consequent order of State Election Commission (SEC) keeping the election process in abeyance.
Srinagar/UNI: Jammu and Kashmir police arrested a drug peddler and recovered charas in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, a police spokesman said Thursday afternoon.
New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his parents on Thursday received the first dose of Coronavirus vaccine here at LNJP Hospital here.
Kolkata/IBNS: Even after five days since the announcement of the poll dates, neither the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal nor its prime challenger Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has announced their list of candidates yet.
Guwahati/UNI: After declaration of assembly election of Assam, the election department has kept a strong vigil upon any complaint of violation of Model Code of Conduct and 5 cases of MCC violation have been reported in Biswanath, Dibrugarh, Kaliabor, Jorhat and Lakhimpur election district.
Brampton: A rally organised by Canadian Indians recently to celebrate India-Canada ties was disrupted by pro-Khalistan supporters who were caught on camera abusing the participants and even insulting the Indian National Flag.
Lucknow/IBNS: In a horrific incident, a man from a village in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi was seen walking down the road with the severed head of his 17-year-old daughter.
Kolkata/IBNS: Birbaha Hansda who is a well-known Santhali actress, joined the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) in presence of party Secretary-General Partha Chatterjee on Wednesday.
Chennai/IBNS: Sacked AIADMK chief VK Sasikala, who was released from jail last January, has announced her exit from public life ahead of the Tamil Nadu assembly elections.