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After setback, BJP to introspect "unexpe New Delhi, Sept 16 (IBNS): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday suffered a huge setback as 'Modi wave' failed to cast its charm again in the by-elections conducted in 3 Lok Sabha and 32 Assembly seats across the country. Taken aback by the "unexpected" public mandate, the party said, its time for introspection. 16-Sep-2014
We are main opposition in West Bengal: B Kolkata, Sept 16 (IBNS) After a historic win in Basirhat South seat opening its account in West Bengal assembly after over a decade, the Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday said they were blessed by the people of Bengal to emerge as the main opposition in the state. 16-Sep-2014
BJP enters West Bengal assembly, wins Ba Kolkata, Sept 16 (IBNS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) created a history of sorts in West Bengal by winning an Assembly seat in the state after over a decade as its candidate from Basirhat South in North 24 Parganas in the Indo-Bangladesh border constituency, Samik Bhattacharjee, won the elections. 16-Sep-2014
Bypoll trends: BJP faces challenge all o New Delhi, Sept 16 (IBNS) Despite a resounding win in the Lok Sabha polls and the Modi magic working miracle for the party in recent past, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is facing challenges as the counting of votes for the bypolls held on Saturday last continued on Tuesday. 16-Sep-2014
Jammu-Srinagar National Highway opened t Udhampur, Sep 16 (IBNS): After sustained effort by the Border Road Organisation (BRO) and army engineers, the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway (NH) was opened on Tuesday, Ministry of Defence (MoD) official said. 16-Sep-2014
Vice-chancellor beaten up for seeking he Ujjain, Sep 16 (IBNS): The vice-chancellor of a university in Ujjain was allegedly attacked by a section of radical fundamentalist groups for asking students to help the flood-affected people of Jammu and Kashmir, reports said. 16-Sep-2014
TMC ahead in Bengal bypoll counting, BJP Kolkata, Sept 16 (IBNS) As counting of votes in West Bengal continued on Tuesday, the ruling Trinamool Congress is ahead in both the Chowringhee (in Kolkata) and Basirhat South (in North 24 Parganas) seats though the BJP is fast catching up with the TMC in Basirhat with the votes of the towns now being counted after the TMC took lead in the rural segments. 16-Sep-2014
Lawyer files PIL against taxi-strike in Kolkata, Sept 15 (IBNS): Ramaprasad Sarkar, a lawyer of Kolkata High Court, has filed a public interest litigation against the upcoming 'non-stop taxi strike' in Kolkata High Court on Monday. 16-Sep-2014
Congress files legal suit against ex-CAG New Delhi, Sept 15 (IBNS): The Congress party has sent a legal notice to former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India Vinod Rai for his remarks against Former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation scam. 15-Sep-2014
Ahead of Xi's visit, Chinese army intude New Delhi, Sept 15 (IBNS): Just two days ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India, Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) is trying to intrude into the Ladakh region, media reports said. 15-Sep-2014
Top US official to visit 5 Indian cities New Delhi, Sept 15 (IBNS): Ambassador Vinai Thummalapally, Executive Director of SelectUSA, will take a five-city tour of India from Sept 18-24, to encourage Indian investment into the United States and raise awareness of U.S. services available to Indian companies. 15-Sep-2014
Don't need noun before my name to speak New Delhi, Sept 15 (IBNS): Hours after the Indian National Congress released a list of its leaders authorised to speak on the party's behalf, where Manish Tewari's name is being omitted, the veteran leader said he doesn't need 'noun before his name to intervene in the public discourse'. 15-Sep-2014
India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Comm New Delhi, Sept 15 (IBNS) The Third India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) Meeting co-chaired by the External Affairs Minister of India and the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh is scheduled to be held in New Delhi on Sept 20, officials said. 15-Sep-2014
India-Vietnam partnership to strengthen Hanoi, Sept 15 (IBNS): Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said the dialogue and partnership between India and Vietnam will only strengthen in the years to come. 15-Sep-2014
Kolkata: Rape survivor denied entry into Kolkata, Sept 15 (IBNS) The Park Street rape victim of Kolkata has alleged that a restaurant in Kolkata did not allow her to enter the eatery as she was survivor of the sex assault. 15-Sep-2014
J&K: More than 2,34,000 persons rescued Srinagar, Sept 15 (IBNS) The Indian government on Monday said more than 2,34,000 persons have been rescued so far by the Armed Forces and NDRF from different parts of Jammu & Kashmir in the ongoing rescue and relief operations in the flood-hit state. 15-Sep-2014
Suction pumps to drain flood waters in J Udhampur, Sept 15 (IBNS): Fearing spread of water-borne diseases, heavy duty pump sets are being used to drain out waters in the flood-ravaged Jammu & Kashmir. 15-Sep-2014
'eCabinet' puts Chandrababu Naidu into h Hyderabad, Sept 15 (IBNS): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday created history when he held the first "eCabinet" meeting with his state's council of Ministers, a first of its kind not only in Andhra, but in whole India. 15-Sep-2014
SFIO finds Saradha's 14 firms guilty, fa New Delhi, Sept 15 (IBNS): Saradha's 14 firms will face prosecution for gross violation of several laws as they were running 'ponzi schemes'. Serious Fraud Investigation Office said in a statement, media reported. 15-Sep-2014
Equal seat-sharing with BJP not possible Mumbai, Sept 15 (IBNS): With exactly a month to go for the Maharashtra state Assembly elections, the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance is nearing breakdown after Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Monday made it clear that equal seat-sharing with its decade old-ally is not possible, media reported. 15-Sep-2014
SC asks Bhushan to reveal the name of wh New Delhi, Sep 15 (IBNS): The Supreme Court on Monday asked lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan to reveal who gave him a list of visitors to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Ranjit Sinha’s home, reports said. 15-Sep-2014
Money from illegal animal slaughter goin Jaipur, Sep 15 (IBNS): Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said that the money from illegal animal slaughter is being used for sponsoring acts of terrorism, reports said. 15-Sep-2014
IIT-Guwahati student commits suicide due Guwahati, Sep 15 (IBNS): A student of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Guwahati was found dead near his hostel building on Sunday. Police said the boy, identified as Tushar Yadav, 19, had committed suicide. 15-Sep-2014
BJP, Sena war of words over CM nominee i Mumbai, Sep 15 (IBNS): The tug of war between two long-time political allies - the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena - intensified over the issue of which party the chief ministerial candidate should be from in Maharashtra state Assembly election scheduled next month, reports said. 15-Sep-2014
Former PM Manmohan Singh refuses to comm New Delhi, Sept 14 (IBNS): Former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday refused to comment on Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India Vinod Rai's remarks against him in connection to the 2G spectrum allocation scam. 15-Sep-2014
Suryakanta Mishra slams Mamata over Sara Kolkata, Sept 14 (IBNS): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and leader of the opposition in the West Bengal legislative assembly Suryakanta Mishra on Sunday blamed Trinamool Congress(TMC) supremo and state chief minister Mamata Bannerjee for Saradha financial scam at a rally in Kolkata on Sunday. 14-Sep-2014
President Pranab Mukherjee reaches Vietn Hanoi, Sept 14 (IBNS): Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday reached Vietnam as he commenced his four-day state visit to the Asian nation. 14-Sep-2014
Harsh Vardhan proposes floating clinics Srinagar, Sept 14 (IBNS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday proposed that boats be mobilised to send medical supplies to the people of the inundated areas of Srinagar who find it impossible to venture out of their homes because of the high flood waters. 14-Sep-2014
Bhopal survivors assured reply by the Ce Bhopal, Sept 14 (IBNS) Representatives of five organizations of survivors of the 1984 gas disaster in Bhopal Sunday met with Ananth Kumar, Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertlizers, on the issue of additional compensation from Union Carbide, USA. 14-Sep-2014
Don't celebrate my b-day: Modi New Delhi, Sept 14 (IBNS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people not to celebrate his birthday and instead help flood victims in Jammu and Kashmir. 14-Sep-2014
34 died in flood aftermath in past week: Srinagar, Sept 14 (IBNS) Kashmir Animal and Sheep Husbandry Nazir Ahmad Gurezi on Sunday said that 34 people died in the aftermath of devastating flood in the past one week in Jammu and Kashmir even as the total death toll since the calamity struck the state crossed 200. 14-Sep-2014
Kashmir flood fury: Human lives saved, a Jammu, Sept 14 (IBNS): For Barkat Illahi, a Gujjar camping near Tawi bridge adjacent to Jammu-Nagrota highway, the dilemma could not have been bigger. As the heavy rains started lashing Jammu province, his daughter pleaded him to move to a safer location but he did not give any heed to her for the love of his animals whom he has raised like his own children. 14-Sep-2014
Rs 5,700 crore immediate loss to J & K e Jammu, Sept 14 (IBNS): Even as Srinagar city continues to suffer due to recent floods in the entire state and over five lakh people are still stranded in the valley, the calamity in Jammu and Kashmir has caused an immediate loss of Rs 5,400-5700 crore, well exceeding 10 % of the state’s GDP with heavy damages to trade, hotels,restaurants, horticulture and handicraft besides throwing completely out of gear basic infrastructure of power, railways and communication. 14-Sep-2014
CPI-M leader Binoy Konar passes away Kolkata, Sept 14 (IBNS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) central committee member and peasant leader Binoy Konar passed away here on Sunday. He was 84. 14-Sep-2014
President Pranab Mukherjee leaves for Vi New Delhi, Sept 14 (IBNS): Indian Presidnet Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday commenced his four-day state visit to Vietnam during which he is scheduled to hold talks with the top leadership of that country. 14-Sep-2014
Prez presents Official Language awards o New Delhi, Sept 14 (IBNS): President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday presented Rajbhasa awards in various categories on the occasion of Hindi Divas at a function held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. 14-Sep-2014
J&K floods: NDRF continues rescue ops, 4 Srinagar, Sept 14 (IBNS): Even as the state of Jammu and Kashmir received fresh rains on Sunday, rescue and relief operations by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are continuing and as many as 49,115 flood victims have been evacuated from flood affected areas of Kashmir valley so far. 14-Sep-2014
PM condoles the passing away of educatio New Delhi, Sept 14 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the passing away of educationist Kireet Joshi. 14-Sep-2014
Fresh rains halt J&K flood relief operat Srinagar, Sept 14 (IBNS): The ongoing relief and rescue operations in Jammu and Kashmir received a setback on Sunday after fresh rains hit the state. 14-Sep-2014
Malaysian Airlines fight to Hyderbad tur Kuala Lumpur, Sept 14 (IBNS): A Malaysian Airlines (MAS) flight from Kuala Lumpur to Hyderabad was turned back early on Sunday owing to a defect with the plane's auto-pilot system. 14-Sep-2014
Harsh Vardhan to visit Srinagar, health Srinagar, Sept 14 (IBNS): Even as the flood water receded in Jammu and Kashmir, the state is still in fear and worries over the outbreak of any water-borne diseases. 14-Sep-2014
India bypolls witness moderate to high t New Delhi, Sept 13 (IBNS) Moderate to heavy turn-out was reported from ten states as people exercised their franchise in the by-polls of three Lok Sabha constituencies and 33 Assembly segments on Saturday with eyes largely fixed on the two seats that went to polls in West Bengal owing to a serious challenge thrown by an aggressive BJP to ponzi-scam hit ruling Trinamool Congress in the state. 14-Sep-2014
Modi-Hasina to meet on Sept 27? Dhaka, Sept 13 (IBNS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hainsa are likely to meet in New York on Sept 27. 13-Sep-2014
Assam : One killed, two injured in explo Guwahati, Sept 13 (IBNS) : A person was killed and two others were injured in a powerful grenade explosion in Assam's Darrang district on Saturday evening, police said. 13-Sep-2014
U'khand: Bus falls into gorge, 16 killed Tehri, Sept 13 (IBNS): At least 16 people died as a bus fell into a gorge in Uttarakhand's Tehri district on Saturday, reports said. 13-Sep-2014
Assam bypolls : 66% turnout till 5pm in Guwahati, Sept 13 (IBNS) : Around 66 percent polling was recorded till 5pm on Saturday in the bypolls in three legislative assembly constituencies in Assam to decide the fate of 25 contestants, the state election office said. 13-Sep-2014
NCP leader booked on rape charge Mumbai, Sept 13 (IBNS) With Maharashtra gearing up for assembly polls, a senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader found himself into trouble as he has been booked on rape charge after a woman accused him of sexually abusing her. 13-Sep-2014
Vietnam and important pillar in our Look Mumbai, Sept 13 (IBNS) Indian president Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said India consider Vietnam as an important pillar in our 'Look East Policy'. 13-Sep-2014
Judicial independence must be upheld: CJ New Delhi, Sept 13 (IBNS): Chief Justice of India Rajendra Mal Lodha expressed on Saturday that judicial independence is not negotiable and that it must be upheld at any cost. 13-Sep-2014
By-election: Moderate to brisk voting ti New Delhi, Sept 13 (IBNS): Moderate voting is reported till noon on the by-polls being held on Saturday. 13-Sep-2014
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