Title Description Posted Date
Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigns as Union Minis New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS): Ahead of a speculated Cabinet reshuffle, Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigned from his post on Thursday evening. 31-Aug-2017
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha splits into two p Darjeeling, Aug 31 (IBNS): Two days after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee held an all-party meet to discuss Gorkhaland issue at state secretariat Nabanna in Kolkata, a leader of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Thursday announced to cease its general strike in Darjeeling hills for the next 12 days while another part of the party is in favour of continuation of the indefinite shut down, reports said. 31-Aug-2017
APSC cash-for-job scam: Court grants bai Guwahati, Aug 31 (IBNS): The Gauhati High Court on Thursday granted bail to ten accused persons including three Assam Civil Service (ACS) officials, who were arrested in connection with the cash-for-job scam of Assam Public Service Commission (APSC). 31-Aug-2017
West Bengal government to provide free G This was announced by state Finance Minister Amit Mitra while addressing a GST Seminar – GST Road Ahead - organized by the Confederation of West Bengal Trade Associations (CWBTA), one of the largest apex trade bodies in West Bengal representing over six lakh traders. 31-Aug-2017
Kolkata: Triple talaq petitioner Ishrat Kolkata, Aug 31 (IBNS): Hours after triple talaq petitioner from Kolkata's twin city Howrah, Ishrat Jahan, claimed that her two children had gone missing from her residence, police rescued the duo on Thursday late evening, reports said. 31-Aug-2017
Major fire breaks out in Assam Secretari Guwahati, Aug 31 (IBNS): A major fire broke out in the Assam Secretariat complex in Guwahati on Thursday, in which a part of the state finance department office was destroyed. 31-Aug-2017
Mumbai building collapse will be probed: Mumbai, Aug 31 (IBNS): Hours after the building collapse in the congested Bhendi Bazaar area of south Mumbai on Thursday morning claiming several lives, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said the whole incident will be probed, media reports said. 31-Aug-2017
Gaya road rage verdict : JDU leader's so Patna, Aug 31 (IBNS) : A Bihar court on Thursday convicted Rocky Yadav, a politician's son, for murdering 19-year-old Aditya Sachdeva during a road rage in Gaya in May, last year, reports said.a 31-Aug-2017
Mumbai Building Collapse: 15 killed, 34 Mumbai, Aug 31 (IBNS) : The toll in the Mumbai house collapse has shot up to 15 while 34 people, including six firemen are injured as rescue operation is still underway, reports said. 31-Aug-2017
Amit Shah's meeting with eight ministers New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS) : Amid speculations over a possible cabinet reshuffle, BJP President Amit Shah held a meeting at his residence with eight ministers on Thursday, while in a significant reply Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, told reporters that he may not have to shoulder the additional responsibility of the Defence Ministry for long. 31-Aug-2017
Narada sting: CBI team visits TMC MP Apa Kolkata, Aug 31 (IBNS): A three-member team, including a woman officer, of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday visited the house of Arambag Lok Sabha constituency Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Aparupa Poddar to question her in connection with the Narada sting operation, sources said. 31-Aug-2017
Mumbai Building Collapse: ten killed, s Mumbai, Aug 31 (IBNS) : At least ten people were killed and 15 injured as a five-storied century-old building in the congested Bhendi Bazaar area in south Mumbai collapsed on Thursday morning, media reports said. 31-Aug-2017
Rajiv Gauba takes over as Union Home Sec New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS) : Senior IAS officer Rajiv Gauba on Thursday took over as the Union Home Secretary succeeding Rajiv Mehrishi, who retired from service. 31-Aug-2017
Mumbai Building Collapse: Six killed, se Mumbai, Aug 31 (IBNS): Six people were killed and several injured as a five-storied building at Bhendi Bazaar in Mumbai collapsed on Thursday morning, media reports said. 31-Aug-2017
Building collapses in Mumbai, 1 person d Mumbai, Aug 31 (IBNS): A five-storied building at Bhendi Bazaar in Mumbai has collapsed on Thursday morning killing one person and leaving several others trapped inside it, media reports said. 31-Aug-2017
Blue Whale challenge: Madurai teen commi Chennai, Aug 31 (IBNS): The Blue Whale challenge claimed another victim in India as a body of a teen was recovered from his room on Wednesday in Tamil Nadu's Madurai city, reports said. 31-Aug-2017
ISRO to launch IRNSS-1H series satellite Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, Aug 31 (IBNS): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch an Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) series satellite later on Tuesday. 31-Aug-2017
Low cost diesel not meant for SUVs and c New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS): Addressing the workshop on ‘Converging the Divergence between Diesel and Petrol Prices’ here on Wednesday, Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan said that India has a long history of imposing taxes/duties on petroleum products viz petrol and diesel and these taxes/duties have been rationalised from time to time to insulate the domestic consumers for increase in price or to increase the revenue of the Government for developmental projects. 30-Aug-2017
Kalam was a creative leader who walked a New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Dr. Kalam was a creative leader who walked an unexplored path of developmental policies. 30-Aug-2017
Over 44,000 untrained teachers of Assam Guwahati, Aug 30 (IBNS): Over 44,000 untrained teachers of Assam’s government run elementary schools are facing a huge problem after the Centre has set deadline to the untrained teachers to acquire the requisite minimum professional qualifications by March 31, 2019. 30-Aug-2017
Note ban was a flop show: Mamata Banerje Kolkata, Aug 30 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the issue of note ban has been a 'flop show'. 30-Aug-2017
Assam: Police recovers 9 IEDs, one gun f Guwahati, Aug 30 (IBNS) : Security forces on Wednesday recovered 9 Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs) and arms-ammunition from middle Assam’s Nagaon district and arrested two persons in connection with it. 30-Aug-2017
Cabinet approves MoU with Myanmar for Co New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Myanmar for the conservation of earthquake-damaged pagodas at Bagan, Myanmar. 30-Aug-2017
P Chidambaram slams RBI over note ban New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS): Former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday slammed the Reserve Bank of India over the issue of note ban and called it a 'shame'. 30-Aug-2017
PM Modi interacts through PRAGATI New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired his twenty-first interaction through PRAGATI - the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation. 30-Aug-2017
Patna High Court upholds life sentence a Patna, Aug (TheBiharPost/IBNS): In another setback to RJD politician Mohamamd Shahabuddin, the Patna High Court on Wednesday upheld the life sentence awarded to him two years back by a local Siwan district court in connection with 2004 murder case. 30-Aug-2017
Cabinet approves India-Brazil MoU for co New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS): The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Brazil in October, 2016 for cooperation in the fields of Zebu Cattle Genomics and Assisted Reproductive Technologies was approved in the Cabinet Meeting on Wednesday. 30-Aug-2017
India and Canada to jointly issue commem New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet, which met on Wednesday, and was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was informed that India and Canada have mutually agreed to jointly issue a set of two Commemorative Postage Stamps on the theme 'Diwali'. 30-Aug-2017
Rain-ravaged Mumbai crawls back to norma Mumbai, Aug 30 (IBNS) : The rain-battered Mumbai and its suburbs started crawling back to normal on Wednesday after three days of massive downpour that wreaked havoc, inundating many areas and throwing life out of gear, reports said. 30-Aug-2017
CWC signs MoUS with NIT Calicut and NIT New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS): The Union Ministry of Water Resources announced on Wednesday that the Central Water Commission (CWC) has signed memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with NIT Calicut and NIT Rourkela to support dam rehabilitation efforts of various implementing agencies and CWC. 30-Aug-2017
Deadline for linking Aadhaar to welfare New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS) : The Centre on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that the deadline for the mandatory linking of Aadhaar to social welfare schemes for availing their benefits has been extended from September 30 to December 31, 2017, The Hindu reported. 30-Aug-2017
No VIP treatment given to Dera chief Ra New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS): After submitting reports on Dera violence to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said no VIP treatment was given to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the allegations which were brought against the Haryana government post conviction of the self proclaimed Godman. 30-Aug-2017
Sunanda Pushkar Death Case: Delhi HC giv New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS): The Delhi High Court gave the final deadline of two weeks to the Delhi police on Wednesday in probing the mysterious death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanada Pushkar, media reports said. 30-Aug-2017
IT raids at ten locations in Bengaluru, Bengaluru, Aug 30 (IBNS) : Officials of the Income Tax Department are carrying out raids at ten different locations across Bengaluru, Chennai and Delhi, media reports said. 30-Aug-2017
After Dera violence, Haryana CM Khattar New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS): Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah to submit reports on the violence in the state which occurred after Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's conviction on last Friday. 30-Aug-2017
Doctors quarrel at the operation theatre Jodhpur, Aug 30 (IBNS): In a shocking incident which was caught on camera, two doctors allegedly led to the death of a new born child as they were busy in quarreling with each other during an emergency C-section in the operation theatre at the Umaid hospital in Jodhpur on Tuesday, media reports said. 30-Aug-2017
Kolkata tops this global search list, bu New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS): At least three Indian cities have found a place in the list of top five cities with most Blue Whale game searches globally. 30-Aug-2017
Mumbai: Flood kills at least five, more Mumbai, Aug 30 (IBNS): Three people, including two children, have been killed after a roof collapsed in Mumbai and another two deaths were reported from neighbouring Thane, thereby bringing the casualties in the flood hit Financial Capital of India to five, media reports said. 30-Aug-2017
Gorakhpur hospital horror: 42 children d Gorakhpur, Aug 30 (IBNS): At least 42 children have died in the last 48 hours in Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das Medical college, reports said. 30-Aug-2017
PM Modi greets Ravi Shankar Prasad on hi New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted Union Law and Information and Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on the latter's birthday. 30-Aug-2017
Mumbai to receive more heavy rains tomo Mumbai, Aug 29 (IBNS): It seems like there is no respite for Mumbaikars as the weather department has sounded a "red alert" for heavy rains in Mumbai on Wednesday, even as the city already witnessed continuous downpour for the past three days. 29-Aug-2017
Assam organisation demands CBI probe int Guwahati, Aug 29 (IBNS): Assam Public Works, a non-government organisation, on Tuesday alleged that a multi crore rupees anomaly was held in the ongoing upgradation process of the National Register of Citizenship (NRC) in Assam and demanded a high level probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the alleged scam. 29-Aug-2017
India will give medical visa to Pakistan New Delhi, Aug 29 (IBNS): Amid bilateral tension between the countries, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said that the Indian government will grant a medical visa to a Pakistani child who is suffering from heart ailment. 29-Aug-2017
Blue Whale hits Assam : Minor boy admitt Guwahati, Aug 29 (IBNS) : The first incident of the online Blue Whale challenge in Assam came to light after a minor boy in Guwahati was admitted at Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) on Tuesday. 29-Aug-2017
Kolkata's South Point School student com Kolkata, Aug 29 (IBNS): A twelfth-standard student of Kolkata's South Point School was found dead at his house at Kalighat area in south part of the city on Monday night, reports said on Tuesday. 29-Aug-2017
Assam: Girl commits suicide after her lo Guwahati, Aug 29 (IBNS): A girl committed suicide in upper Assam’s Sivsagar district on Thursday after her lover allegedly posted her naked video in social media. 29-Aug-2017
Urge people of Mumbai and surrounding ar New Delhi, Aug 29 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people of Mumbai and its surrounding areas to stay safe as heavy rains dislodged and disrupted normal lives in the financial capital of India on Tuesday. 29-Aug-2017
Chandigarh Stalking Case: Accused Vikas Chandigarh, Aug 29 (IBNS): Haryana Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief's son Vikas Barala and his friend Ashish Kumar, who were arrested for allegedly stalking a senior IAS officer’s daughter Varnika Kundu earlier in August, were denied bail on Tuesday, media reports said. 29-Aug-2017
Assam Rifles recovers huge cache of arms Guwahati, Aug 29 (IBNS): Security forces have recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition in two separate operations in Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur on Monday, officials said. 29-Aug-2017
PM inaugurates, lays foundation stone fo Udaipur, Aug 29 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated, and laid the foundation stone of several major highway projects in Udaipur, Rajasthan, on Tuesday. 29-Aug-2017
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