December 02, 2020 15:12 (IST)
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Disputes between Trinamool Congress, rebel Suvendu Adhikari 'resolved amicably' | Centre fails to achieve a breakthrough in talks with farmers, next meet on Dec 3 | BSF seizes 25,000 cattles, narcotics worth over Rs 62 crore along Indo-Bangladesh border this year | Centre holds meeting with farmers to find breakthrough in anti-farm laws protest | 'BJP only wants to take credit': Mamata Banerjee hits back at PM Modi over farmers' scheme

Mamata Banerjee's Oxford Union debate address postponed

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's address in the Oxford Union debate has been postponed.

Protests against farm laws: Agitating farmers continue sit-in at Delhi borders, Chilla-Noida border shut

New Delhi/UNI: In solidarity with the agitating farmers of Punjab and Haryana against the Centre's farm bills, peasants from Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday are moving towards the protest sites at Delhi borders and the designated place in Burari.

Mamata Banerjee to address Oxford Union debate today

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will speak at the Oxford Union debate virtually on Wednesday afternoon.

Should farmers come with plough and oxen? AAP's retort to VK Singh comment

New Delhi/IBNS: Shortly after Minister of State VK Singh said the thousands of men and women protesting against the Centre's contentious farm laws "do not appear to be farmers", the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) hit back saying if they had to come with "plough and oxen to appear like farmers".

India, US agree to increase collaboration on counternarcotics regulation

New Delhi/IBNS: India and the United States in a recently held virtual meeting agreed on increasing collaboration on counternarcotics regulation and law enforcement.

Centre fails to achieve a breakthrough in talks with farmers, next meet on Dec 3

New Delhi/IBNS: The farmers' representatives have turned down the Centre's second pitch to form a committee for discussing the contentious farm laws, protests against which are intensifying with each passing day.

Disputes between Trinamool Congress, rebel Suvendu Adhikari 'resolved amicably'

Kolkata/IBNS: In an interesting turn of events on Monday night, the differences between the ruling Trinamool Congress and its rebel leader Suvendu Adhikari has been resolved, ending a week-long political drama in poll-bound West Bengal.

Calcutta High Court orders an inquiry into Cyclone Amphan relief corruption

Kolkata/UNI: Calcutta High Court on Tuesday asked the Comptroller and Auditor General of India to investigate into the alleged Cyclone Amphan’s relief corruption incident and submit a report in the next three months.

Rift between Trinamool Congress, rebel leader Suvendu Adhikari likely narrowed

Kolkata/IBNS: In a significant political development in poll-bound West Bengal, the rift between the ruling Trinamool Congress and its rebel leader Suvendu Adhikari has likely narrowed.

BSF seizes 25,000 cattles, narcotics worth over Rs 62 crore along Indo-Bangladesh border this year

Guwahati/IBNS: The Guwahati Frontier of Border Security Force (BSF) have seized around 25,000 cattle heads and a huge quantity of narcotics worth more than Rs 62 crore along the Indo-Bangladesh border in three districts of Assam and West Bengal this year so far.

Assam government launches Orunodoi scheme to empower women

Guwahati/IBNS: In giving a thrust to State government’s commitment to empowering the women, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananada Sonowal launched ‘Orunodoi’, the biggest direct benefit transfer scheme of the state at a programme held at Numali Jalah Parade Ground in Amingaon on Tuesday.

48.62pc votes polled in 2nd phase of DDC elections in J&K

Srinagar/UNI: Around 48.62 per cent votes were polled on Tuesday in 43 constituencies during the second phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir amid tight security arrangements.

SC quashes Chanda Kochhar's appeal against ouster as CEO of ICICI Bank

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to interfere with the Bombay High Court's dismissal of a petition filed by former ICICI Bank Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) Chanda Kochhar, against her termination.

Centre holds meeting with farmers to find breakthrough in anti-farm laws protest

New Delhi/IBNS: A meeting between a three-member team of central ministers and the farmers, who are protesting against the Narendra Modi government's newly enacted farm laws, is underway on Tuesday.

'BJP only wants to take credit': Mamata Banerjee hits back at PM Modi over farmers' scheme

Kolkata/IBNS: In a counter attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi who has slammed West Bengal for not allowing Centre's scheme for farmers, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the country's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) just wants to take credit by paying only 20 per cent of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi.