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Mamata Banerjee named Trinamool's Parliament chief

Trinamool Congress MPs have unanimously chosen party supremo Mamata Banerjee, who is also the chief minister of West Bengal, as the chairperson of its parliamentary party. This will put her in a......

India records 35,342 Covid new cases, 483 deaths in 24 hours

With a single-day rise of 35,342 cases, India's COVID-19 tally climbed to 3,12 93,062 on Friday, while 483 more fatalities pushed the death toll due to the viral disease to 4,19,470, according to......

Tax raids on Dainik Bhaskar, Bharat Samachar groups critical of Covid care

The Income Tax Department on Thursday conducted raids across several states against prominent media group Dainik Bhaskar as well as Uttar Pradesh-based TV channel Bharat Samachar for alleged tax......

TMC MP snatches IT minister's statement on Pegasus, tears it

A Trinamool Congress MP snatched papers from Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday and tore them and faces the prospect of suspension as the Pegasus snooping row turned ugly even......

Active Covid cases register increase for second day

India saw a single day rise of 41,383 coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,12,57,720, while the active cases registered an increase for the second consecutive day......

Why ONGC is grappling with existential crisis

While India’s dependence on imported oil and gas is rising steadily, the country’s premier exploration conglomerate’s share of domestic natural gas production is less than 80 per......

13 years after Singur fiasco, Bengal says Tatas 'most welcome'

Thirteen years after their small car project was forced out of West Bengal following the anti-land acquisition movement in Singur, Industry and IT Minister Partha Chatterjee has said talks are on......

'As finance minister, it is very difficult to do as much as one should'

'Since the NDA took office in 2014, and aggressively since 2019, the Union government seems hell bent on centralising all power and resources, only to fail spectacularly,' Tamil Nadu Finance......

Petrol, diesel prices hiked again

Petrol price on Thursday was hiked by 35 paise per litre and diesel by 15 paise, pushing rates to a new high across the country. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Petrol in Delhi now costs Rs......

Ramping up vax cover key to restoring economic activity: FinMin

Maintaining a rapid pace of the vaccination drive and quickly bridging healthcare infrastructure gaps across both urban and rural areas would emerge as the most sustainable stimulus for durable......

Howrah Bridge lit up to wish Indians for Tokyo Olympics

IMAGE: Howrah Bridge was illuminated on Monday to wish Indian athletes ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. Photograph: PIB West Benga/Twitter Kolkata's iconic Howrah Bridge on Monday was illuminated to......

Olympic gold-winning hockey legend Datt passes away

IMAGE: A formidable half-back, Keshav Datt was part of India's historic feat at the 1948 Olympics where the country beat home team Britain 4-0 at the Wembley Stadium in London to win the first......

When Indian skippers and selectors crossed swords...

IMAGE: The team management comprising skipper Virat Kohli are peeved with the national selectors, led by chairman Chetan Sharma, over Bengal opener Abhimanyu Easwaran's contentious selection.......

40 Facts to Know About Dhoni

Photographs: Getty Images Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrates a landmark 40th birthday on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. Harish Kotian/Rediff.com give us 40 must-know nuggets about the legendary cricketer:......
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