Jadavpur University professor draws flak for comparing virgin girl to ‘sealed bottle’

Kolkata-- A Jadavpur University professor here is drawing flak for a series of Facebook posts where he compared a virgin girl to a sealed "bottle...

Banks should not hesitate to fund jewellers: Prabhu

Mumbai-- Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said lenders should not hesitate in funding the gems and jewellery industry. "With 3 million...

Bengal woman, two daughters injured in acid attack

Kolkata- A 25-year-old woman and her two daughters in West Bengal's East Medinipur district were injured in an acid attack for which her husband has...

Renuka Shahane takes a stand on prostitutes

Mumbai-- Actress Renuka Shahane stood up for prostitutes when actress Suchitra Krishnamoorthi bracketed prostitutes and criminals in a tweet. Renuka said there needed to be...

Bengal devotees celebrate Rath Yatra with great fervor

Kolkata--Soaking themselves in religious fervour, lakhs of devotees across West Bengal on Thursday celebrated the Chariot Festival or Rath Yatra, Lord Jagannath's annual visit...

Government files chargesheet against Chidambaram in Aircel-Maxis case

New Delhi--The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday filed a chargesheet in the the Rs 3,500-crore Aircel-Maxis deal case, accusing former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram...

Defying Supreme Court, Maharashtra celebrates Dahi Handi with protests

Mumbai-- Several organisations in Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai celebrated Krishna Janmashtami on Thursday, flouting the Supreme Court order on 'Dahi Handi' height and...

Indian rupee weakens to new nine-month low

Mumbai-- The Indian rupee weakened to its lowest level in the last nine months on the back of heightened chances of a US rate...

Arundhati Roy’s remark resurfaces, angers Twitterati

New Delhi--Arundhati Roy is back in news and once again, not for the right reasons. An old video, where the author is seen bashing India...

India puts into orbit navigation satellite

By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)-- India early on Thursday put into orbit navigation satellite IRNSS-1I, a part of Indian satellite navigation system NavIC in...

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