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    Hang Godmen Involved In Illegal Activities: Baba Ramdev

    New Delhi: Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev opined that self-styled godmen or 'Babas' involved in illegal activities should be hanged to death for violating the limits of their work. "Whoever violates those limits should not only be sent to jail, but should be hanged till death. There should not be any compromise on this," Baba Ramdev told media here. The Yoga guru further stated...

    • 43 min ago
  • India

    BJP ended alliance with PDP for benefit of state: Adityanath

    Gorakhpur: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said the decision to end the alliance with People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir was for the benefit of the state. Adityanath said the move was taken after taking the state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministers into confidence. "Local leadership, Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and state...

    • 52 min ago
  • Cities

    Forum plans tea wage stir

    Joint Forum, a conglomeration of around 23 trade unions from the Hills and the Plains and associated with the tea industry, has decided to launch a series of programmes, demanding implementation of the Minimum Wages Act in the tea gardens of the Hills, the Dooars and the Tertai. A decision to this effect was taken in a meeting held at the Gorkha Dukha Niwarak Samellan hall here on Tuesday, where representatives of all...

    • 56 min ago
  • Cities

    Puri Temple row: BJP delegation files complaints against Patnaik

    A delegation of the BJP on Tuesday met the Director Vigilance, Cuttack and lodged a complaint against Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and five other member of the Foundation Fund Committee of Lord Jagannath Temple, Puri alleging that the committee headed by the CM was responsible for the safety of valuables donated to the deities by the devotees. The BJP contended that the committee...

    • an hour ago
  • Defense News

    India-Russia Military Exercise Scheduled For Late 2018

    New Delhi: The tri-service joint Russia-India military exercise Indra-2018 will take place in an Indian military base in the second half of 2018. According to Interfax news agency, a Russian military delegation has visited India to discuss the logistics of the exercise. Combined military units of the Russian Eastern Military District will participate in the drills, it said. Members of the...

    • an hour ago
  • Kolkata

    Genetically modified mosquitos may be used in fight against dengue: Prof Ghosh

    With the regular outbreak of dengue that had ravaged Kolkata and mostly South Bengal districts claiming more than 40 lives and affecting thousands of people last year, a top international expert in bio-technology and genetic engineering has prescribed genetic modifications in mosquitoes to tackle the menace. Aedes Aegypti mosquito carries the virus that causes dengue...

    • an hour ago
  • Cities

    'Mamata following in Basu's footsteps'

    The state BJP on Tuesday said that chief minister Mamata Banerjee is following the footstep of former chief minister Jyoti Basu by frequently undertaking foreign trips ostensibly to bring investment, though there has not been any industrial development in the state under the Trinamul Congress. BJP leader Mukul Roy said that Jyoti Basu used to go to foreign countries claiming he was scouting for investment...

    • an hour ago
  • Cities

    State govt to pay 18 per cent additional DA from January

    Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced 18 per cent dearness allowance for state government employees from January 2019. "We give DA to our employees every January. Though we do not have much funds because of the Centre's deductions, we pay DA to our employees. Earlier at a programme organised by the state government employees in Nazrul Mancha I had promised to pay DA...

    • 2 hrs ago
  • Cities

    Action expected in Saradha, Narada cases

    CBI special director Rakesh Asthana, who has landed in the city, will vet the files of the Narada cases. He will go through the files to find out whether the status report filed in Narada cases against 13 Trinamul leaders and one IPS officer will stand scrutiny during examination in Calcutta High Court in August, CBI sources said. " The review meeting to be headed by the special director will be held...

    • 2 hrs ago
  • Cities

    HDK to present fresh budget in July

    Karnataka chief minister Mr H D Kumaraswamy asserted on Tuesday that he proposes to present the JDSCongress coalition government's budget in the first week of July. At the same time he said that he was determined to keep his promise of waiving farmers' loans even if took a while. Siddharamiah's recent remarks where he had argued that there was no need for a fresh budget and a supplementary...

    • 2 hrs ago

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