The Biggest Stories of April 20, 2015
Apr 20, 2015
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday April 20, 2015
Ankit Keshri, the former Bengal Under-19 cricket captain, sustained a head injury in an on-field collision during a local game in Kolkata on Friday during a senior knockout match against Bhowanipore. His demise was mourned by the Prime Minister Naren...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 13, 2015
With Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the midst of a three-nation foreign trip, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today questioned his frequent foreign visits and suggested that he must first know his country and its people.
India News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian (With inputs from Reuters) | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that he was "deeply concerned" about the rape of an elderly nun in West Bengal and the demolition of a church under construction in Haryana, amid protests for the better protection of women and religious m...
India News | Reuters | Monday March 16, 2015
Christians in India said on Monday that the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not done enough to protect their religion, after a spate of attacks including the rape of a 72-year-old nun in Bengal over the weekend.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday February 19, 2015
Holi is still a couple of weeks away but in Kolkata, some children got together to celebrate it early. In fancy dress, as politicians. The stars of the show: Mamata Banerjee, Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 18, 2015
Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his personal graciousness despite an earlier spat, while criticising the government led by him.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 15, 2015
Although critical of the Narendra Modi-led government, author-politician Shashi Tharoor says it was the BJP's overwhelming victory in last year's Lok Sabha polls that inspired him to write his next book, the last in his trilogy on India.
India News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Saturday December 13, 2014
West Bengal Transport Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra, who was arrested on Friday in connection with the Saradha scam, was today produced before a court in Kolkata which remanded him to CBI custody till December 16.
Thursday November 6, 2014
Mr Bachchan emphasized on the importance of sanitation in Kolkata, where he is currently shooting for the film Piku
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen (with input from Reuters) | Wednesday November 5, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been briefed by his security advisors after a Pakistani Taliban group behind this week's devastating suicide bombing at Wagah mentioned him in a tweet and talked of "revenge."
Opinion | Vishnu Som | Wednesday August 27, 2014
Chinese navy is in growth spurt, writes Vishnu Som.
India News | NDTV.com | Saturday August 16, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed sailors at the commissioning ceremony of the country's largest indigenously-built warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai. The stealth destroyer is a part of the Kolkata Class destroyers of the Indian Navy which wil...
India News | Vishnu Som and Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Saturday August 16, 2014
On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi commissioned INS Kolkata at the Naval base in Mumbai.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 7, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will commission the country's largest indigenously-built warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai on August 16.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 16, 2014
After dedicating the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to induct the country's largest indigenously-built warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai in the last week of August.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 9, 2014
Rahul Gandhi today said he could foresee a new partnership brewing between Mamata Banerjee and Narendra Modi in days to come and the Congress vice president proffered a unique explanation to back his claim.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 7, 2014
With Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee demanding his arrest, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today said that she got angry with him for raising the issue of Bangladeshi infiltrators which she herself had raised in 2005.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 4, 2014
Amid the poll potpourri, the fashion quotient of political leaders like Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi has also caught the attention of people, particularly youth, designers in Kolkata say.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 29, 2014
Sudipta Sen, key accused in the multi-crore Saradha ponzi scam, today said he didn't buy any painting of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
India News | Devesh Kumar | Friday February 21, 2014
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today denied that she was scheduled to meet US Ambassador Nancy Powell in her office in Kolkata this afternoon, hours after her party's website went public with the information.
Elections News | Edited by Nadim Asrar (with PTI inputs) | Sunday February 9, 2014
Senior Left leader Prakash Karat today hit out at Narendra Modi, saying electing the BJP's prime ministerial candidate in the forthcoming general elections "would mean encouraging capitalism and communalism in the country."
India News | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Friday February 7, 2014
Narendra Modi's rally in Kolkata this week occupied prime real estate in the news for the comments he made there to an audience that appeared and was reported as massive. But Mr Modi's younger party colleague, Varun Gandhi, wasn't impressed.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 6, 2014
Ruling Trinamool Congress has said that BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi gave "factually incorrect" data about West Bengal during a rally in Kolkata on Wednesday.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday February 5, 2014
Narendra Modi today courted a massive crowd in Bengal dropping names of their most beloved icons, not stopping at using Pranab Mukherjee to target the Congress and Sonia Gandhi.