January 21, 2021 08:00 (IST)
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Inspired by Mamata's 'spirit', former CAB joint secretary Biswarup Dey joins Trinamool Congress

Kolkata/IBNS: Former cricket administrator Biswarup Dey on Wednesday joined the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, days after ex-cricketer Laxmi Ratan Shukla resigned as the state minister.

Gujarat renames dragon fruit as 'Kamalam', CM Vijay Rupani says 'nothing political'

Gandhinagar/IBNS: The Gujarat government on Tuesday renamed the dragon fruit as "Kamalam" in the state, media reports said.

Assam assembly polls: Congress-AIUDF and 4 other parties form grand alliance to fight against BJP

Guwahati/IBNS: Congress-AIUDF and four other political parties on Tuesday announced to form a grand alliance to fight against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) party in the Assam assembly polls which is scheduled in April-May this year.

World's powerful militaries: India at four beats arch-rival Pakistan hands-down

New Delhi: India once again defeated arch-rival Pakistan as its Army ranked in the fourth place in the list of powerful militaries in the world, six places above its arch enemy across the border.

Bengal assembly election: Full bench of ECI arrives in Kolkata tomorrow to review poll preparedness

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: In order to assess the preparedness in connection with the upcoming West Bengal assembly polls, the full bench of the Election Commission of India (ECI), led by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora, will be arriving in Kolkata on Wednesday (Jan 20) on a three-day visit, officials said.

Assam CM distributes financial aids to surrendered NDFB militants

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday inaugurated the distribution of financial aids to surrendered members of militant organisation NDFB at a function held at GMCH auditorium in the city. 

Gujarat: 40 arrested in Ayodhya Ram Temple fund collection violence

Ahmedabad/IBNS: At least 40 people have been arrested in connection with violence that broke out on Sunday in Gujarat's Kutch district during a procession to collect funds for the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, leaving allegedly one man dead and several others injured, including policemen, said media reports.

Scrapping farm laws only solution, says senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi/UNI: Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that repealing the three controversial farm laws was the only solution to resolve the ongoing farmers protests in the outskirts of the National Capital.

IAS backdoor entry claim for Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla's daughter found false in fact check

New Delhi/IBNS: Rumours that Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla's daughter passed the IAS examinations without even appearing in the highly competitive test, have been proved wrong by a fact-check into social media claims by AFP Fact Check.

Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces launch CASO in border villages of 3 districts 

Jammu/UNI: Security forces on Tuesday launched cordon and search operation (CASO) in three border district of Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory.

Jammu and Kashmir: Three CRPF personnel among 4 injured

Anantnag/UNI: Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and a driver of an oil tanker were injured in a road accident on Srinagar-Jammu national highway in south Kashmir district of Kulgam on Tuesday, official sources said.

West Bengal: Clash erupts between TMC, BJP workers in Khejuri hours before Suvendu Adhikari's rally

Kolkata/IBNS: Several BJP workers were injured in a clash with Trinamool Congress (TMC) activists at Khejuri in East Medinipur district of West Bengal on Tuesday afternoon, hours before TMC-turned-BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari's rally, reports said.

Amit Shah says 2020 was year of challenges for Delhi Police

New Delhi/UNI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said that 2020 was a year of challenges for Delhi Police which they faced successfully.

National security reduced to TRP tamasha that benefits BJP, creates false narrative: Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar/UNI: Lashing out at the central government over leaked conversation between Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami and ex-BARC CEO Partho Dasgupta about Balakot strikes in 2019, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said that national security and issues of monumental importance have been reduced to a TRP tamasha that benefits BJP and creates false narratives.

Kashmir: Three CRPF personnel among 4 injured in highway accident

Anantnag/UNI: Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and a driver of an oil tanker were injured in a road accident on Srinagar-Jammu national highway in south Kashmir district of Kulgam on Tuesday, official sources said.