Island News

Port Blair, 1 Jun 2015/--/A mortar shell found lying  by the police on the road in front of Ganesh temple at Goalghar here has caused a great deal of sensation among the public. A caller told EOI over phone that a bomb...
Port Blair, 1 Jun 2015/--/The President, INTUC, Kuldeep Rai Sharma has expressed his gratitude to the Lt Governor Mr. A. K. Singh, Chief Secretary Anand Prakash and PCCF for granting his request of regularization of...
Port Blair, 1 Jun 2015/--/The free sale of liquor in the islands invites trouble.   It makes no difference if it is  day or night, men are seen fully drunk, lying on the road or fighting with each other. As the days go...

West Bengal & Other States

KOLKATA, 1 Jun 2015/--/In  what amounts to a   snub for the state government,  the Calcutta High Court  today struck down the appointment of parliamentary secretaries  to the state government,  terming  as "unconstitutional". On the strength of a  bill passed by the West Bengal Assembly, the ...
KOLKATA, 1 Jun 2015/--/Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today exhorted industrialists to refrain from shutting down industries while her government would ensure that no bandh or strike was observed. The chief minister made this request at an interactive session between the state government and a...

Sports News

KOLKATA, 1 Jun 2015/--/Having ended their trophy drought after five years with maiden I-League triumph, the  football fraternity in unison hailed the efforts of unhrealded and low-profile coach Sanjay  Sen, whose...
KOLKATA, 1 Jun 2015/--/Mohun Bagan coach Sanjoy Sen opines that the Mariners’ triumph in the I-League is a victory for football in Kolkata who have long been under the shadows of their Goan counterparts, especially...

Hills (Darjelling) News

DARJEELING, 1 Jun 2015/--/Residents of Tindharia under the banner of People’s Welfare Society (PWS) on Monday threatened to start an agitation to demand immediate restoration of a major stretch of road on National...
DARJEELING, 1 Jun 2015/--/The Janmukti Asthayi Karmachari Sangathan (JAKS)- an affiliate of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) - is expecting its parent body to make a formal announcement on June 7, to regularize casual...
DARJEELING, 1 Jun 2015/--/Father Gerard Van Walleghem, a Jesuit social worker from Canada and former rector of St. Joseph’s School who gave up his motherland, to serve the needy and under-privileged of the hills for...

National News

Bengaluru, 1 Jun 2015/--/Throwing up a fresh legal challenge to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, Karnataka government today decided to file an appeal in the Supreme Court against her acquittal by the state High...
Chennai, 1 Jun 2015/--/Congress and PMK today welcomed the Karnataka government's decision to appeal against acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in a wealth case. While TNCC President E V K S Elangovan...

Business News

New Delhi, 1 Jun 2015/--/The Union government today said Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is testing more Maggi samples collected from different states in the wake of UP FSDA finding monosodium...
New Delhi, 1 Jun 2015/--/With inflation and fiscal deficit under control, bankers and industry leaders expect the Reserve Bank to lower its key policy rate on Tuesday to support economic activity and boost investment....

Market Watch

Mumbai, 1 Jun 2015/--/The benchmark Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex marginally rose by 20.55 on Monday to 27,848.99 as consumer goods stocks gained on hopes that RBI would cut interest rates this week but a slump in Sun Pharma capped index's gains. Cautioned prevailed due to disappointing Q4 earnings...

Reflex Action

1 Jun 2015/--/West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s political fight against BJP may stay supreme in the state to maintain a strong presence in the state assembly as well as both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha seizing most of the allotted seats, but that may not necessarily derail the Modi governme...

Political Delicacies

31 May 2015/--/Recently when Arun Shourie met the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he is said to have handed an elaborate note to him in which he has pointed out some glaring mistakes in the government b...
24 May 2015/--/The Haryana BJP is jittery. Pressure has been mounted on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to replace  chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar as soon as possible. The panic has been created...

North Bengal News

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA, 1 Jun 2015/--/Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to Dhaka later this week, the President has approved the India-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement which will help India strengthen...
KOLKATA, 1 Jun 2015/--/West Bengal Law Minister Chandrima Bhattacharya on Monday said a revised plan has been submitted to open a circuit bench of Calcutta High Court in north Bengal. Answering a question in the...
KOLKATA, 1 Jun 2015/--/Congress MP Pradip Bhattacharya, who is also Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs has written letters to the Centre requesting it to provide protection and security for the...

Video News

Echo World

Colombo, 1 Jun 2015/--/Three political parties representing Tamils have decided to join hands to form a new political front in Sri Lanka, saying the main Tamil National Alliance only represent community members from the...
Kabul, 31 May 2015/--/Afghan President Ashraf Ghani demanded tough action from Pakistan against Taliban militants in a letter seeking greater anti-terrorism cooperation, after facing strong public criticism over a...

Editorial

1 Jun 2015/--/Even as the Government gloats over the fact that with 7.3 per cent rise in GDP, India is back to the growth path again, The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in its annual report has stated that 194.6 million people in India are undernourished. This means that 15.2 per cent of our population has grossly inadequate nourishment and that India accounts for as much...