Govt to bring mechanism to give citizenship despite states' objections
The rules under the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) are under consultation and will be finalised before the January 22 Supreme Court hearing on the matter.
Bengal BJP team meets Modi, apprises him of law and order situation in state
"We had a very short time. But we briefed him about the ongoing ...
Oil charts steadier course as tensions on Iran strike ebb
West Texas Intermediate crude futures gained 47 cents, or 0.8 per cent, to $63.17 a...
If CAB is so good, why didn't you vote? Mamata questions PM Modi
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Friday, asked PM Narendra Modi to 'reject' the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Citing that h...
Mamata's referendum remark over citizenship law an insult to Indian Parliament: Smriti Irani
"The comment (made by Banerjee) is an insult to Indian Parliament," Irani told reporters when asked to react on the chief minister's remark over the citizenship law.
Mamata Banerjee warns of strict action amid vandalism across Bengal over citizenship law
"Do not take up law in your hand. Do not put up road blockades and rail blockades and create trouble for the common people on the roads," Banerjee said in a statement released from the chief minister's office.
Go for UN-monitored referendum on CAA, NRC: Mamata Banerjee's challenge to Centre
Addressing a rally at Rani Rashmoni Avenue here, the Trinamool Congress supremo alleged that the BJP was trying to brand the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) as a fight between Hindus and Muslims.
Mamata Banerjee demands 'UN-monitored' referendum on CAA, NRC
Challenging the Modi government to go for a UN-monitored referendum over the amended Citizenship Act and the NRC, West Bengal Chief Minister...
Anti-CAA protests intensify in Kolkata; many protesters detained in Hyderabad
Scores of protesters including students were taken into preventive custody in different parts of the city on Thursday when they were plannin...
Eight arrested for capital's violence
Delhi Police on Wednesday imposed section 144 in Delhi's Seelampur where anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters had indulged in arson and violence on Tuesday.
Oil skids 1.5% as investors recalibrate risk of Mideast disruption
Brent crude fell as much as 1.5 per cent to $67.86 a barrel and was at $68.14.
It’s crunch time for Indian states’ finances as economy slows
The states have budgeted a consolidated fiscal deficit target of 2.6% of gross domestic product in the financial year ending March, a recent study by the Reserve Bank of India shows. Outstanding debt of states has risen over the last five years to 25% of GDP, posing medium-term challenges to its sustainability
Bengal to have a large presence in Paperex2019
Paper exports in last 3 years has grown from 660,000 tons to 15,00,000 ton from India. The Indian paper industry is likely to grow at the rate of 12% per annum for next 5 years and the overall paper consumption is projected to increase to 24 million tons in 2024-25 from 15 million tons currently. Paperex 2019 is being held in new Delhi from Dec 6-9.
Santoor launches ‘Pocket Perfumes’ exclusively for West Bengal
Over the years the brand has grown from a single soap brand to soap variants, talcum powder, deodorants, liquid soap, hand wash, face wash and so on and has been constantly launching new brand variants and new products in tune with market demands and needs. Santoor remains as one of the most aggressive personal care brands in India.
After onions, potato prices on fire, jump 75% in Delhi
As per price monitoring cell of consumer affairs ministry, retail potato prices have increased across many cities, though the average price was at the same level of Rs 20 per kg on Wednesday as compared to last year and a month back as well. This could be because in some cities like Jaipur and Varanasi the prices are in the range of Rs 10 to Rs 15 per kg.
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