The Calcutta HC today examined affidavits filed by four media houses in connection with a plea for contempt proceedings against Mamata Banerjee.
Economists see food inflation staying firm in the next few months and traders too feel prices of pulses, tomatoes and potatoes are not likely to cool off immediately.
Press Council chairperson Justice Markandey Katju asked newspapers not to damage reputations of people & warned them of serious legal action in case of violations.
Mamata claimed that since the BJP came to power at the Centre, her party was playing a constructive role with regard to development.
CenturyPly has launched its new advertising campaign 'Khushiyon Ka Rangmanch'. The new TVC conceptualized by DDB Mudra, has an unconventional artist.
Analysts said the forecast of below-average monsoon would hit demand further in the rural areas for the yellow metal.
The Rupert Murdoch and Mukesh Ambani-promoted Indian Super League (ISL) was watched by 429 million television viewers across India.
Sanghvi said he saw Peter and Indrani more as "Bill and Hillary". "Both were a professional partnership. They knew what they were doing.
Bharti Airtel on Wednesday announced it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100 % equity stake in Augere Wireless Broadband India Pvt Ltd.
Singh said Mehdi had come to prominence in the electronic media in the UK on his role in circulating ISIS material through the tweeter account.
Vedanta-owned Bharat Aluminium Co, one of India’s top private sector aluminium producers, has shut its rolling mill at Korba in Chhattisgarh.
Mamata Banerjee today had sharp words for intellectuals who had deserted her, while appealing for help to raise social awareness against such crimes.
"We will now hit the streets with this demand and demands for action against other ponzi companies as also refund of money to the cheated depositors," Mishra said.
One of the biggest upsets was the defeat of nine-time MP Basudeb Acharia of CPI(M) from the Bankura constituency at the hands of rookie Moon Moon Sen.
New showrooms will be a mix of company owned and franchised. At present, the company has two retail outlets in Delhi and one in Tokyo in Japan.
The state-run steel producer's safety record in the run up to its mega capacity expansion seems to be falling short of expectations.
Two conspicuous growth laggards have been West Bengal and UP. West Bengal seems on its way up. Will politicians in UP learn from Nitish and Mamata?
Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and leaders of other political parties condoled the death of Suvra Mukherjee.
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of using words that resembled the "language of criminals"
The chit funds scam of Kolkata-based Saradha Group has become a political hot potato for the Trinamool Congress.
Imported cooking oil prices for Aug shipment have dropped by 7-10%, which will make oils cheaper in the upcoming festive season by Rs 5 -7 per kg in domestic market easing food inflation.
Lakshmi Mittal remains a top FDI draw into the country. Will Essar Steel give the world’s largest steelmaker the breakthrough he has so long hoped for?
A sharp decline in property price appreciation in top Indian cities is turning the country's realty market into a homebuyers' paradise.
The proposal is scheduled to be placed at the next Cabinet meeting for approval, people with knowledge of the matter said.
In an insensitive comment, Pal has threatened to kill opposition CPI-M workers and have their women raped if a single ruling party worker was attacked.
Out of 31 graduates who had applied for an internship programme with the Trinamool Congress, two have been selected to assist the digital team of the party.
Despite the economic slump, companies continued to hire as new jobs creation grew at a healthy 9 per cent in the second quarter of the fiscal.
JK Tyre will borrow Rs 1,500 crore from public and private sector banks with the rest coming from internal accruals.
Khanduri says India's newspaper culture and cartooning are entwined and cartoonists are expected to critique all those in power.
The dishes on offer include aloo chaat, vegetable momos, railway tomato soup, among others, besides numerous vegetarian dishes.
Variance in energy content and the samples will mean decline in income for the same volume of coal supplied.
India's private equity industry is having quite a moment: big returns, regulatory tailwainds and new money.
Most notably there was the Sena’s renaming of Victoria Terminus as Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. Now Kolis want to go after other stations with ‘colonial’ names.
A survey by Bangalore based Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy has ranked it fifth behind Kolkata, Thiruvananthapuram, Bhopal and Patna.
Pawar and Mandeep Malhotra, who recently quit as president of DDB MudraMax, will be in the top management of Bose’s new venture, they said.
India is not likely to emerge as a key provider of security within the Indo-Pacific region any time in the near to mid-term future.
Ei Samay was launched in Kolkata on Monday to a positive reception from readers spanning a wide spectrum ranging from students, executives, homemakers to advertising industry.
Comparatively lower prices and hope that interest rates will come down further should push people to start buying homes by Diwali, she forecasts.
"This issue should not be the topic of discussion...Whatever happened is a small thing," MP Saugata Roy said.
Sourav Ganguly feels seasoned off-spinner Harbhajan Singh can make a comeback if the selectors look beyond those favoured by skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Air India isn’t the most complimented airline in the world. But recently, it got a thumbs up from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
"We are not chasing bulk deposits as well as going for large corporate advances unless there is a very good asset for the time being," OBC CMD S L Bansal said.
ArcelorMittal surrendered its coal block at Rampia & is awaiting coal ministry approval on it. The decision to give up allocation followed co's decision against pursuing Odisha steel plant.
Sources said, Dravid was, however, keen to take up the responsibility of shaping up the next generation of Indian cricket. He is likely to tour with India A team also.
The company’s billionaire owner has previously said that Jio would offer data and voice services at half or less than half the current market rates.
The state governments of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Maharashtra and West Bengal deployed officials to randomly collect Maggi noodle samples.
Here's how much you will end up paying on some key routes after the increase in passenger fares announced by railway minister Dinesh Trivedi in his budget.
The company has 240,000 restaurant listings ranging from street food outlets and small cafes to plush restaurants at five-star hotels.
Stemcor, one of the largest foreign manufacturers of iron ore pellets, has shut down Odisha plant due to poor offtake of pellets domestically.
Angrail has a unique topography of being a thumb-shaped land mass surrounded from three sides by the Icchamati river.
Not only the metropolitan cities, train fares from the national capital to the tier-I and tier-II cities will also see an upward movement.
Howrah-N Jalpaiguri Shatabdi Exp, Chennai-B'lore AC double-decker Exp and Habibganj-Indore AC double-decker Exp trains were announced.
Large stretches of forests across the state being ablaze has led some worried travellers to cancel or delay their vacation in hill stations such as Nainital and Mussoorie.
It comes as good news for Indian steel producers like JSW Steel, who are planning to import iron ore to tide over a shortfall in domestic supplies
India's tea exports have taken a hit from the ongoing conflicts between Ukraine and Russia, turmoil in the ME and the political chaos in Pak.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said any global economic downturn in future would have severe implications on the Indian economy.
The roadshows organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority will be held in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai and New Delhi.
The decision was announced by a team appointed by the Bombay High Court to mediate and formulate an amicable settlement between the brothers.
Mamata is the first chief minister to visit Amlashole, the poorest village of Bengal, where five people of ‘Shabar’ community died due to starvation in 2004.
"It is not a case of defamation. Inspite of this, if they so think it, they can file a defamation suit," Chattopadhyay said.
Amit Mitra had then stated that Tata was getting old and suffering from delusion and that was why he had made such comments.
The mechanized sector had been targeting the high-value hilsa shad and hence the marked drop in activity has resulted in steep decline of 87% in landings.
Several CMs cutting across party lines came out in support of mediapersons' demand for immediate notification of Majithia wage board.
The TMC on its part has refused to give any importance to the proposed alliance, saying it would have no impact on the TMC's prospects.
The accidental discovery of a human skeleton wearing a copper crow has generated curiosity in Chandayan village of Baghpat district.
Nepal's cheap tea is entering India and has started giving tough competition to Darjeeling tea, the queen of all Indian teas.
Suresh Raina said dismissing A B de Villiers early proved to be the decisive turning point in his side's 27-run victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore.
The government is likely to send a presidential reference to the Supreme Court within a week seeking a fresh inquiry against retired judge AK Ganguly.
While the BJP has offered him a ticket, a senior Congress leader met him at his residence while the CPI(M) claimed he had always been with the party.
My father did suspect some snooping by Nehru, but he never could imagine the magnitude of tracking done.
There is some good news in store for the finance minister Arun Jaitley, who was facing the crucial task of keeping current account deficit under control.
Moonshot ideas will grab the eyeballs - unique fintech models, an open source programming language, media and traditional businesses with a tech spin.
Talking to ET, PK Hisaria, president, Indian Guar Gum Manufacturers Association, said: “Last year, the area under guar seed was 32 lakh hectares.
ICIS, the world’s largest market information provider in the petrochemical, energy and fertilizer space has observed continued uncertainty.
Admiral Gorshkov, currently undergoing trials in Russia, is likely to be commissioned in Indian Navy by the end of next year, Navy chief Admiral D K Joshi said.
Even though I cover mostly tech startups for a living, I consider myself somewhat of a technophobe. I take most of my notes with paper and pencil.
Tharoor today praised Modi for his gesture of congratulating him after winning the Lok Sabha elections, saying he did not expect him to reach out after their "nasty" spat.
After winning in 2009, joined cabinet as minister of state for health and family welfare. In 2011, offered to quit as minister in support of Hazare.
Sanjay Thapar, currently the Group President, North and East, at Ogilvy India is tipped to take over as CEO, bates India.
Analysts attritubed the fall mainly to profit-booking. A lot of money has been flowing in from HNIs, who picked up these stocks for short-term trading purposes.
At midday, the August contract for gold on the MCX was trading up 0.44% at Rs 26,447 per 10 gms. The intraday high was Rs 26,469 and the low, Rs 26,321.
“There is hardly any demand for gold in the physical market. This is the reason why prices are falling,” said Hareesh V, a senior analyst at Geojit Comtrade.
The coalgate controversy will not come in the way of expansion of Naveen Jindal-owned Jindal Steel and Power Ltd at Angul in Odisha.
India's currency supply is likely to return to near normal by February end and growth, is likely to bounce back faster than earlier expected, says a SBI report.
"Increase in rail fares (will ) lead to increase in the people's burden," she said explaining her stand on Trivedi yesterday hiking railway fares.
Dinesh Trivedi in rail budget 2012 said that railways will take up a project to connect Agartala in Tripura with Akhaura in Bangladesh.
He said while presenting the Railway Budget that the journey time from New Delhi to Kolkata can be brought down to 14 hours from 17 hours currently.
If the steel ministry’s order to make BIS certification compulsory, production will come to a stop across the passenger vehicle industry, they claimed.
The internecine clash in Bengal moved to the streets of Delhi when Mamata Banerjee faced protests from SFI activists over the death of Sudipto Gupta.
Qasmi urges Rly minister to include Bihar's Seemanchal region in train services.
Bhagwat was instrumental in building a consensus in RSS in Modi's favour when several top leaders were opposed to the idea of him leading BJP in the general elections.
European buyers, who have last year’s stock of Darjeeling tea, are yet to import higher volumes of premium Darjeeling tea from India this year.
National carrier Air India and MAS-GMR Aerospace Engineering are also eyeing the contract, according to sources.
Cariappa, mystery spinner he likes to call himself, was confident of being picked at the auction but not for the astronomical amount he eventually attracted from Kolkata Knight Riders.
Den Networks Ltd today reported a net profit at Rs 12.23 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2012.
BlackBerry’s popular chat service BBM will start running on rival mobile devices powered by Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS software later this week.
Sen and eight other scientists will get $3 million each - double of what is given with the Nobel prize. Sen has been awarded for his pioneering work on string theory.
TMC will bring a motion in West Bengal Assembly tomorrow to register its protest against FDI in multi-brand retail and hike in prices of diesel and fertiliser.
However, this year, initial reports suggest the dry weather prevailing in the African nation may affect its tea production.
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