BJP MP Hema Malini demands strict laws to protect doctors

New Delhi: BJP MP Hema Malini on Thursday raised the issue of attack on doctors, saying they are assaulted by “lynch mobs with impunity” and demanded a strict law to protect them. Raising the issue during the Zero Hour in Lok Sabha, the MP representing the Mathura constituency cited the recent cases of assault on […]

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Uproar in Lok Sabha as DMK member objects to Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi’s tweet

New Delhi: Opposition members in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday rushed to the Well of the House after DMK member T R Baalu raised objections over a tweet by Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi. This is for the first time that opposition members have entered the well of the House in the new Lok Sabha. […]

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Samajwadi Party (SP) member raises lynching issue in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: Muslims in the country are facing problems and several incidents of lynching have been reported in states like Jharkhand, SP member Shafiqur Rahman Barq said in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Barq said, “We have to decide how Muslims would live in this country” on account of […]

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Central Bureau of Investigation takes over probe into death of bizman’s wife

New Delhi: The CBI has taken over investigation into the nearly two-year-old mysterious death of a Raniganj-based businessman’s wife on the orders of Calcutta High Court, officials said on Thursday. Pushpa Bhalotia (39) was admitted with burn injuries in a hospital in Durgapur, West Bengal where she had succumbed to her injuries on October 5, […]

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Situation in West Bengal nothing less than Emergency: Union minister Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi: The situation in West Bengal is akin to a “state of emergency” under Mamata Banerjee’s rule, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday, asserting that the BJP believes in democracy and is committed to protect it. Earlier in the day, the West Bengal chief minister hit out at the saffron party, saying while Tuesday […]

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‘Fani Cyclone’ heading towards West Bengal, rain lashes city

New Delhi :Normal life in and around Kolkata was thrown out of gear on Friday as cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ made landfall in neighbouring Odisha. Squally winds and rains hit Kolkata leading to waterlogging and traffic congestion. ‘Fani’ is likely to reach West Bengal by Friday evening. Coastal areas of the state also experienced heavy rains […]

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West Bengal bandh today: Govt deploys police, warns private schools

As many as 4,000 police personnel on the streets, 427 pickets and the setting up of special control rooms — these are among the measures taken by the state government ahead of a 12-hour bandh proposed by BJP to protest the killing of two men in Islampur. The BJP had called for the statewide bandh […]

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Another bridge collapses in West Bengal days after Kolkata Majherhat flyover horror

Days after the Majerhat bridge collapse in Kolkata sent shock-waves across the state, a bridge over a canal collapsed in Siliguri’s Phansidewa on Friday. The incident happened early this morning. Like the Majerhat bridge, the middle portion of the bridge collapsed. A lorry was plying on it when it collapsed. The vehicle got stuck. The […]

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