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Masses clamour against SC ban of gay sex Dec 12, 7:09 pm
New Delhi/Kolkata, Dec.12 (ANI): People in India on Thursday joined hands against the Supreme Court's decision to ban gay sex and called on the country's still largely conservative society to exhibit a positive changing mindset.
Ex-LS Speaker Somnath Chatterjee defends former SC judge Ganguly Dec 10, 8:30 pm
Kolkata, Dec.10, (ANI): Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Tuesday defended retired Supreme Court judge A.K. Ganguly on the sexual harassment case allegedly linked to him, and asked what was the outcome of the enquiry of the Supreme Court appointed panel probing the charges against the latter.
Cabinet clears 900 Mhz, 1800 Mhz spectrum auction prices Dec 10, 11:16 am
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has approved the finalization of the reserve price for auction of spectrum in 1800 MHz band for all service areas and for 900 MHz band in Metro service areas of Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata.
Indian dailies highlight public grief over Mandela's death Dec 7, 4:35 pm
New Delhi/Mumbai/Kolkata, Dec.7 (ANI): Indian dailies on Saturday highlighted the sense of public grief over the death of former South African president Nelson Mandela.
India's first supersonic jet Mig-21 to be aviation folklore Dec 7, 10:01 am
Kolkata, Dec 7 (ANI): The deafening roar of the Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig-21 FL afterburner, an iconic delta-wing fighter aircraft that heralded the 'supersonic era' in Indian Air Force (IAF) will no longer be heard after December 11, 2013, the day it is set to fly into the annals of military aviation history.
Competitive politics should not slow down progress of the state:(Mukherjee(Update/Mukherjee/West Bengal) Dec 6, 5:57 pm
Kolkata, Dec.6 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee addressed the valedictory ceremony of the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations of West Bengal Legislative Assembly today.
Kolkata, Dec 6 (ANI): Expressing concern over the growing tendency of some states to enact controversial legislations through the ordinance route, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said ordinances should be normally promulgated only in the event of immediate need.
New Delhi/Kolkata, Dec.6 (ANI): Cutting across party lines, politicians on Friday demanded resignation of former Supreme Court Justice, A. K. Ganguly over allegations of sexually assaulting a law intern.
NGO files complaint against former Justice Ganguly Dec 4, 9:23 pm
Kolkata, Dec. 4 (ANI): An NGO called Bharat Bachao Sangathan has filed a complaint against former Supreme Court Justice A.K Ganguly who has been accused of sexually harassing a law intern with a police station in Kolkata on Wednesday.
Kolkata, Dec.4 (ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday said the Telangana Bill is at an advanced stage, and added that the government is working towards bringing it to a conclusion as early as possible.
New Delhi/Kolkata, Dec.3 (ANI): Pressure is reportedly mounting on retired Supreme Court Justice A.K. Ganguly to quit as the head of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) over his alleged role in a sexual harassment case.
Kolkata, Nov.30, (ANI): Social activist Medha Patkar on Saturday defended former Supreme Court judge A.K. Ganguly, who has been accused of sexually harassing a law intern in a hotel room in last December, and said the public should be able to distinguish between the professional and personal lives of other people.
Kolkata, Nov 29 (ANI): Congress leaders marched to Governor's House in Kolkata and demanded a probe into Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's alleged involvement in the infamous Saradha chit scam.
Kolkata Port Trust to get assistance for further dredging Nov 28, 10:30 pm
New Delhi, Nov.28 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the proposal to extend financial assistance to Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) to meet the dredging expenditure incurred by them for maintenance of the river/channel.
Saradha chit fund scam: Mamata an accomplice in scam: Congress Nov 26, 11:56 am
Kolkata, Nov.26, (ANI): Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday accused Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of being involved in the multi-billion Saradha chit fund scam.
This is 'Nirbhaya Moment' of Indian media: Derek O'Brien Nov 22, 2:19 pm
Kolkata, Nov. 22 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) vice president and Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha, Derek O'Brien, on Friday termed sexual assault case involving Telhelka editor-in-chief editor Tarun Tejpal "as the 'Nirbhaya Moment' of the media".
Saker's 'defeatist attitude' barb helped Broad 'turn the tide' against Oz in first Ashes Test Nov 22, 8:48 am
London, Nov 22 (ANI): A barb at England player Stuart Broad's 'defeatist attitude' by his bowling coach David Saker has helped him to push for a golden year in cricket, according to reports.
Kolkata, Nov.21 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said that the current economic environment poses many issues in the financial and accounting world, and added that the chartered accountants have an important role to play in advising the management as well as users of financial statements.
'Tehelka editor's sexual misconduct shocking, response inadequate' Nov 21, 12:31 pm
New Delhi/Kolkata/Bangalore, Nov.21 (ANI): Tehelka magazine editor Tarun Tejpal's decision to recuse himself from his reponsibilities for six months after admitting to a charge of sexual misconduct against a woman journalist, has been termed as shocking and inadequate.
Attack on woman in unguarded ATM condemned Nov 20, 7:51 pm
Bangalore/Kolkata/New Delhi, Nov.20 (ANI): People across India have condemned the assault on woman by a burglar inside an unguarded ATM booth in Bangalore, even as police and doctors said the victim is recovering after surgery.
Kolkata heritage buildings to be illuminated Nov 20, 7:03 pm
Kolkata, Nov.20 (ANI): In a bid to attract tourists, authorities are planning to use colourful illumination to beautify major heritage buildings in Kolkata, including the famous Victoria Memorial.
Kolkata, Nov.20 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced an additional dearness allowance instalment of six per cent for state government employees.
Bay of Bengal depression intensifies into cyclonic storm Nov 20, 2:09 pm
Kolkata, Nov.20 (ANI): The depression in the Bay of Bengal has intensified into a cyclonic storm called Helen.
Kolkata/New Delhi, Nov.18 (ANI): Reacting to Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's demand to ban the use of English in Parliament, Trinamool Congress (TMC) lawmaker Derek O'Brien on Monday dubbed the remarks as disturbing, and said that all languages should be loved and encouraged.
Firing in Kolkata play school kills two, seriously injures one Nov 11, 6:37 pm
Kolkata, Nov.11 (ANI): Firing by a group of intruders who entered a play school in the wee hours of Monday in Kolkata and killed two and seriously injured one.
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