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25 September, 2017 4:12 PM Mukul Roy Exits Trinamool Congress, Turbulence Expected Ahead

Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress today lost a man they called Chanakya - Mukul Roy, strategist and schemer, who helped Mamata Banerjee make the most of her charismatic leadership. A sitting Rajya Sabha MP and a former railway minister, Mr Roy said today he will quit parliament and the party next month. The Trinamool promptly suspended him for six years 22

21 September, 2017 6:51 AM Medical admissions scam: CBI arrests retired Odisha high court judge

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday arrested five persons, including a retired Odisha high court judge, for enabling private medical colleges to admit students to MBBS courses despite a Supreme Court order barring them from doing so. The agency placed under arrest retired high court justice Ishrat Masroor Quddusi, a middleman Biswanath 57

11 September, 2017 1:37 AM One dead, many hurt as flyover collapses in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A motorist was killed and a few workers were feared trapped under the rubble of an under-construction flyover that collapsed at Bomikhal here in the city on Sunday. According to eyewitnesses, the mishap occurred at around 12.30 pm when 30-40 workers were at the site. “We have rescued six persons. More people are believed to be trapped under 51

10 September, 2017 8:54 AM 1 dead, several feared trapped as under-construction flyover collapses in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least one person was killed and a few others were feared trapped under the debris of under-construction flyover that collapsed at Bamikhal in Bhubaneswar. The deceased man was identified as 40-year-old Satya Patnaik of Bhubaneswar. According to eyewitnesses, the mishap occurred around 12.30 pm. At least 30 workers were engaged in the construction 42

9 September, 2017 2:05 AM It Will Be No Show. Lalu Yadav Tells CBI Too Busy With Fodder Scam Cases

Summoned by CBI officers probing a land scam, Bihar politician Lalu Yadav has told investigators that he won't show up on Monday for questioning because he was too preoccupied prepping his defence in three fodder scam cases that he faces. Lalu Yadav was convicted in one case in 2013 that cost him his Lok Sabha seat and disqualified him from contesting 95 2

8 September, 2017 11:38 AM Outrage As Digvijaya Singh Abuses PM Modi In Tweet, 'Diseased Mind,' Says BJP

Digvijaya Singh's trolling of PM Modi comes amid his party's attack on the Prime Minister and the BJP over vicious messages posted by some Twitter accounts against journalist Gauri Lankesh who was murdered at her Bengaluru home on Tuesday evening. Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has been severely criticised for tweeting a meme that attacks Prime 100

7 September, 2017 1:14 PM CBI summons Lalu Yadav, son Tejashwi in hotels-for-land scam

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation has issued summons to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and his son Tejaswi Yadav to appear for questioning next week in connection with corruption in giving a crucial IRCTC contract to a private company when Lalu was the union railway minister. Sources say Lalu Yadav has been asked to appear before the agency 32

4 September, 2017 12:59 PM Trinamool Congress blames BJP for MP Sultan Ahmed's cardiac arrest

I think that the political party in power at the Centre is responsible for Sultan Ahmed's death, said Trinamool Congress MP Subrata Bakshi. Trinamool Congress MP Sultan Ahmed today died of massive cardiac arrest in Kolkata. Ahmed, who was the tourism minister in the Manmohan Singh government, complained of chest pain in the morning and was rushed to the Belle 54

1 September, 2017 12:55 PM Chopper scam: CBI files chargesheet against ex-IAF Chief Tyagi

NEW DELHI: Four years after the UPA-era VVIP chopper scam was unearthed, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed a 30,000-page chargesheet against former Indian Air Force Chief - S P Tyagi, and nine others. Then Air Vice Chief - J S Gujral, S P Tyagi's cousin Sanjeev alias Julie Tyagi, former CEOs of Anglo-Italian firm - AgustaWestland 171

1 September, 2017 9:39 AM Supreme Court To Hear Plea To Reopen Bofors Case In October

New Delhi: In a fresh turn of events, the Supreme Court today agreed to hear an appeal filed by BJP leader Ajay Kumar Agarwal challenging a 2005 Delhi High Court order quashing charges against Europe-based industrialists -- the Hinduja brothers -- in the politically-sensitive Bofors pay-off scam case. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices 31