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6 July, 2014 3:39 PM Gujarat governor Kamla Beniwal shifted to Mizoram

NEW DELHI: Gujarat governor Kamla Beniwal, who had frosty relations with Narendra Modi when he was chief minister of the state, was sent off to Mizoram on Sunday evening in a reshuffle of governors effected by the government. 87-year-old Beniwal, whose tenure ends in November and who had a running battle with the Modi government over the appointment 48

6 July, 2014 3:28 PM Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal Transferred to Mizoram

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal, who shared an uneasy relationship with Narendra Modi when he was the Chief Minister of the state, was tonight sent off to Mizoram in a reshuffle of governors set in motion by the government. (As Modi Government Tries to Force Exits, Governors Push Back) She will take over from Vakkom Purushothaman, the current 36

5 July, 2014 8:45 PM Women take lead in narcotics deals in Kolkata

KOLKATA: Merhran Bibi, Nasreen Bibi, Laxmi Sardar, Sabina Bibi... meet the city's new drug queens. Women are running most of the big narcotics ring in the Kolkata, say police. One even calls herself Mafia Bibi — an unintended pointer to the fact that most of them are wives of jailed druglords. Some of them are quite young — Saraswati Dey Sarkar is only 21 and Nasreen 39

5 July, 2014 5:43 AM Crimes Against Women up in Six North East States; Assam Tops List

Guwahati: Crimes against women in six of the eight Northeastern states increased significantly in the last year compared to the year before as Assam led the list, although Manipur and Mizoram registered a downward trend. At the all-India level, Assam remains in the seventh place, like in the previous year. The list is headed by Andhra Pradesh, followed 20

4 July, 2014 9:11 PM Goa governor B V Wanchoo quits; govt ready with list of 7 new governors

NEW DELHI: Goa governor B V Wanchoo on Friday resigned from his post clearing the way for the government to appoint seven new governors. Government sources said a list of new governors has been prepared and a formal announcement may be made in the next couple of days. Wanchoo is learnt to have resigned hours after being questioned by CBI in connection 19

2 July, 2014 11:56 AM Northeast to Have Air Ambulances Soon

Guwahati: Patients from difficult-to-access locations in the landlocked northeastern states can heave a sigh of relief, as a Guwahati-based hospital is planning to launch air ambulance services to ferry patients from across the region. The Guwahati Neurological Research Centre (GNRC) on Tuesday unveiled a plan to launch air ambulance and medical outreach 11

2 July, 2014 9:53 AM Modi wave washes away regional parties: Who's next?

Even as the BJP and the Congress party spar over whether the latter will be entitled to the position of leader of the opposition (LoP) despite failing to win 10 percent of the seats in the Lok Sabha, the second consequence of the Modi wave of 2014 is the shrinking of national parties to regional status. Before 16 May, we had six “national” parties: Congress 21

2 July, 2014 2:56 AM 70 New Special Income Tax Offices to Come up This Fiscal

Seventy new special Income Tax department offices called the 'Aaykar Sampark Kendras' will be opened across the country during the current financial year to help tax payers file returns and address their grievances. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the administrative authority of the tax department, has decided to open these offices in various 35

1 July, 2014 11:57 PM Govt plans military training for people on China border

NEW DELHI: In keeping with PM Narendra Modi's principle of keeping friendly relations with neighbours but as equals and not inferiors, the government is planning to impart "military training" to people living in areas close to the China-Indian border. The idea is to integrate the border population with overall vigilance and security apparatus in the northeast 37

30 June, 2014 1:32 PM Govt wants ONGC to focus on core business, exit Petchem

There have been concerns that ONGC has not been able to add production and hence has moved from a net cash company to a net debt company. Sources tell that the government may ask the company to either transfer or divest its non-core assets. Work in this regard is already underway as far as the Mangalore Petchem project is concerned. The Mangalore plant 32