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Mamata reappoints nephew Abhishek as TMC gen secy; Sinha in, O'Brien out

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday reappointed her nephew Abhishek Banerjee as Trinamool Congress national general secretary as she constituted the new office-bearers' team,......

71% turnout in Bengal bypoll, scuffle in some pockets

A high voter turnout of nearly 71 per cent was recorded till 5 pm on Saturday in West Bengal's four assembly constituencies where bypolls were held, an official said. Barring a few stray incidents,......

Mamata's Delhi visit jolts Gandhis

The fear that Mamata might snatch the mantle of Opposition leadership which the Gandhis firmly believe to be theirs by birthright seems to have persuaded Sonia and Rahul to give up their......

Ex-JNU student Umar Khalid, activists on Pegasus list: Report

The phone numbers of former Jawaharlal Nehru University students Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya, Banjyotsana Lahiri and several prominent Indian activists are among those listed as the potential......

'Mamata is a very good actor'

'Mamata has used minorities only as her vote bank.''In her entire election campaign Mamata did not utter a single sentence against the RSS.' IMAGE: A Trinamool Congress leader seeks West Bengal......

Why Amit Mitra is important to Mamata

No longer Bengal's finance minister, Amit Mitra, Mamata's principal chief advisor, will still advise and aid the 'chief minister and finance department on all matters relating to management of......

Restrictions on cash withdrawals may continue beyond Dec 30

Restrictions on withdrawal of cash from banks and ATMs are likely to continue beyond December 30 as currency printing presses and Reserve Bank of India have not been able to keep pace with the......

'A bold step': Bankers, industry hail demonetisation move

Here are some reactions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of demonetisation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes with effect from midnight. Hasmukh Adhia, revenue secretary: Government's move......

Who should the next RBI Governor be? Vote now!

Raghuram Rajan will leave the RBI on September 3.But India still does not know who will succeed him as the RBI governor.Will Arundhati Bhattacharya be the RBI's first woman governor?Or will Urjit......

When Budget hits the sweet spot!

The Budget will be presented on February 29 For the first time, a camera was allowed to pick up moving images from a government of India office in the basement of North Block and whose still photos......

Amazon Unveils Slate Of Films, Series

Amazon Prime Video has announced 41 titles in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and English, thereby throwing a challenge to its streaming competitors. Amazon's attractive line-up for the next two years......

Did Mithun Marry Sridevi?

'His relationship with Sridevi was not meant to work out, especially since both of them were ambitious, driven and passionate.' IMAGE: Mithun Chakraborty and Yogeeta Bali in Aakhri Badla. Mithun......

What Dharmendra, Jaya Discuss On Karan Johar Film

The good old days...Dharmendra and Jaya Bachchan's is a bonding that is special and rare in an industry where friendships are ephemeral.Karan Johar's Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani is their sixth......

Varun Dhawan, Gauahar Khan say goodbye to Sidharth

As news of Sidharth Shukla's shocking death spread, his friends from the television and film industry arrived at Mumbai's Cooper Hospital, where Shukla's body was taken, to pay their last respects.......

'Main bahut roya' when Kishore Kumar died

'Kishoreda was very close to our family and offered a lot of support.' IMAGE: Kishore Kumar with Sulakshana Pandit. Photograph: Kind courtesy Lalit Pandit/Instagram Late in the 1960s, a young......

Angioplasty on Ganguly's other blockages to be done later

IMAGE: Sourav Ganguly's close friend and CPI-M leader Ashok Bhattacharya had on Sunday said that the former cricketer was "under pressure" to join politics. Photograph: BCCI/IPL Board of Control......

'Ahmedabad to host pink ball Test against England'

IMAGE:  BCCI president Sourav Ganguly. Photograph: BCCI Ahmedabad will host the day-night pink ball Test during England's big-ticket tour of India early next year, BCCI president Sourav......

'Cricket is a captain's game, coach must take back seat'

IMAGE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri during a training session. Photograph: Ashok Bhaumik/PTI The 46-year-old, one of India's most successful captains, said 'man......

Why did SRK oust Dada from KKR?

In this exclusive excerpt from his autobiography, A Century Is Not Enough, Sourav Ganguly makes some startling revelations. IMAGE: Kolkata Knight Riders Captain Sourav Ganguly and team co-owner......

Maradona mesmerises children but Dada disappointed

IMAGE: Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona shows his skills during a football workshop at Barasat. Photograph: Ashok Bhaumik/PTI Diego Maradona showed glimpses of his famous dribbling......

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