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27 May, 2018 9:35 AM Oomen Chandy Replaces Digvijaya Singh As Congress Andhra Pradesh Chief

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi today appointed former Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy as AICC General Secretary, in-charge of Andhra Pradesh with immediate effect, replacing Digvijaya Singh. Party spokesperson Gaurav Gogoi has also been appointed as the party's in-charge of West Bengal and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, replacing C P Joshi 21

26 May, 2018 1:47 PM West Bengal to get four new universities: Partha

West Bengal Higher Education Minister Partha Chatterjee today said four new universities will come up in the state in the future. Chatterjee, who was present at the convocation of Kazi Nazrul University here, said the new varsities will be set up in Alipurduar, Jalpaiguri, East Midnapore and Jhargram. The minister said during the seven years of Trinamool 38

25 May, 2018 3:49 PM Monsoon enters parts of Bay of Bengal, South Andaman Sea; rainfall, thunderstorm likely: IMD

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted the possibility of light to moderate rain and thundershower to occur over Rayalaseema, coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana over the next three to four days due to trough and upper cyclonic circulations. NEW DELHI: In view of the strengthening and deepening of cross-equatorial flow and enhanced cloudiness 45

24 May, 2018 6:28 PM Cong asks CM to reduce fuel tax

Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) has blamed TRS government for Telangana having the highest petrol prices among 23 other States in the country. At a press conference here on Thursday, chief spokesperson Sravan Dasoju alleged that the State government was taking advantage of Prime Minister Narender Modi’s pro-oil firms policy by covertly imposing 37

24 May, 2018 4:28 PM Karnataka DGP Neelamani Raju, who made Mamata Banerjee 'walk a few metres', transferred

Kumaraswamy was on Wednesday sworn-in as Karnataka CM at a grand ceremony attended by a galaxy of top leaders and regional satraps.  Bengaluru: Karnataka DGP Neelamani Raju, who apparently rubbed the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee the wrong way, has been transferred. DNA quoted sources as claiming that the transfer had happened because the DGP had 'insulted' 46

24 May, 2018 2:12 PM Cyclone Mekunu May Bring Heavy Rain In Maharashtra Over Next Few Days

Mumbai: Cyclone Mekunu, which hit the Yemeni island of Socotra, causing severe flooding and damage, is likely to trigger heavy showers along the western coast of Maharashtra in the next few days, an IMD official said today. Konkan region of Maharashtra would get a few showers in the next few days. Some isolated places in Konkan will receive rain, but the rest of Maharashtra 41

24 May, 2018 7:10 AM Furious Mamata Banerjee reprimands DGP Neelamani Raju for making her 'walk a few metres'

In a video shared by news agency ANI, Mamata Banerjee can be seen expressing her displeasure to the DGP.  Soon after arriving for Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy's swearing-in ceremony at the Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was furious. An angry Trinamool Congress chief reprimanded Karnataka Director General 36

22 May, 2018 8:04 PM ‘Rohingya entering India through Bengal’

The police in Manipur have said that Rohingya refugees, displaced from Myanmar’s Rakhine region, are increasingly entering India through human trafficking corridors along the West Bengal-Bangladesh border. More than 300,000 Rohingya have fled from Myanmar and taken refuge in Bangladesh. The Manipur police came to know about the trafficking routes after 80

22 May, 2018 1:48 PM Modi, Hasina to hold talks in Tagore’s abode on May 25

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina will address the convocation at the Visva-Bharati University and hold bilateral talks there on May 25, official sources said. The two leaders will also inaugurate the Bangladesh Bhavan at the university. Ms. Hasina will arrive in Kolkata on the morning of May 25, sources at the Bangladesh 72

21 May, 2018 4:05 PM Ultra Tech to acquire Century Textiles' cement business

New Delhi: Aditya Birla Group firm UltraTech said it would acquire the cement business of BK Birla Group company Century Textiles and Industries through a share swap deal, a move which would further consolidate its position as market leader in the segment. The Board of Directors of UltraTech Cement, at its meeting held today, approved a scheme of arrangement 40