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Everything you need to know about Navneet Kalra, wanted in connection with the oxygen concentrator hoarding and black marketing case in Delhi

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Everything you need to know about Navneet Kalra, wanted in connection with the oxygen concentrator hoarding and black marketing case in Delhi

Once rumoured to be somewhere in Uttarakhand, Navneet Kalra could now be much closer to Delhi.

In Bengal, it is all about BJP’s loss and BJP’s shame

POLITICS

In Bengal, it is all about BJP’s loss and BJP’s shame

BJP, , which once boasted it would get 200 seats in a 294 seat assembly (elections were held for 292 seats), was struggling to cross the halfway mark.

Will Charles 'Serpent' Sobhraj be forever in jail?

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Will Charles 'Serpent' Sobhraj be forever in jail?

Nepal has changed its jail guidelines, to allow the release of Nepali prisoners over 72 years. However, Charles Sobhraj, 76, convicted of two murders and suspected to have connections with Nepal's drug circuit, smugglers, money launderers and underworld dons, may not qualify.

West Bengal Election 2021: Hope brews in the North Bengal tea gardens

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West Bengal Election 2021: Hope brews in the North Bengal tea gardens

Both the ruling TMC and the challenger BJP have made promises and tried to woo voters with development schemes and sops in North Bengal, which went to the polls last week.

In times of COVID-19, Coca-Cola looking at India to get the fizz back

BUSINESS

In times of COVID-19, Coca-Cola looking at India to get the fizz back

In an interview to Moneycontrol, Sanket Ray, President, Coca-Cola India & South West Asia, says the company has hastened the pace of decision making, is counting big on Maaza and Minute Maid and wants to serve ‘more great coffee to coffee lovers in India’.  

West Bengal Election 2021 | Swapan Dasgupta: 'The people know they need jobs, growth and a vibrant economy'

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West Bengal Election 2021 | Swapan Dasgupta: 'The people know they need jobs, growth and a vibrant economy'

In a detailed interview to Moneycontrol, Swapan Dasgupta talks about stagnation in West Bengal and why he thinks the BJP is best suited to jumpstart the state's economy.

Mithun Chakraborty: 'I am here to help the masses, not to become a king'

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Mithun Chakraborty: 'I am here to help the masses, not to become a king'

Mithun Chakraborty on campaigning for the BJP in the West Bengal Assembly Election 2021, and the change he seeks in the state.

The Madan Mitra Interview | Bengal’s maverick politician on Mamata, Trinamool, BJP and the levity he brings to the state’s heated politics

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The Madan Mitra Interview | Bengal’s maverick politician on Mamata, Trinamool, BJP and the levity he brings to the state’s heated politics

Madan Mitra, veteran TMC leader and former Bengal transport minister, is confident he will win hands down this time from the Kamarhati assembly seat.

The Mimi Chakraborty Interview | There is a job crisis all over India. So why malign only Bengal?

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The Mimi Chakraborty Interview | There is a job crisis all over India. So why malign only Bengal?

The Trinamool Congress MP on the upcoming assembly elections, the fierce fight with BJP, Mamata and why her party’s development card must be seen as only five years.

Interview | Bengal elections will be BJP’s facepalm moment, says Trinamool leader Saugata Roy

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Interview | Bengal elections will be BJP’s facepalm moment, says Trinamool leader Saugata Roy

The veteran TMC leader is counting on the ‘secular nature’ of West Bengal to withstand the fierce fight by the BJP and carry his party to a third win in the assembly elections.

Babul Supriyo Interview I Bengal is only state where cut money is officially accepted profession

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Babul Supriyo Interview I Bengal is only state where cut money is officially accepted profession

Babul Supriyo, Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change, on the upcoming West Bengal elections, why BJP has not named a CM candidate, Mamata, Trinamool, and more.

How Delhi Gymkhana got caught in nasty duel with government

BUSINESS

How Delhi Gymkhana got caught in nasty duel with government

The capital’s elite watering hole has only itself to blame for the dustup with the corporate affairs ministry.

Postponed cow test leaves more questions than answers

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Postponed cow test leaves more questions than answers

A nationwide cow examination pushed by the Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog (RKA) through the University Grants Commission (UGC) has attracted a firestorm of criticism. The RSS was against the exam.

The Dinesh Trivedi Interview I Former TMC leader on Mamata, Modi, Singur, Ratan Tata and his conch shell viral photo

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The Dinesh Trivedi Interview I Former TMC leader on Mamata, Modi, Singur, Ratan Tata and his conch shell viral photo

The founder leader of Trinamool Congress reveals why he resigned and what he plans to do next.

Delhi govt prepares new excise policy that will increase liquor prices by 50%

BUSINESS

Delhi govt prepares new excise policy that will increase liquor prices by 50%

A panel of experts has suggested sweeping changes that could push booze rates in Delhi to an all-time high and change the way drinks are sold in Delhi NCR by the government and privately owned shops.

Dilip Ghosh Interview | West Bengal BJP boss on Mamata, politics, golf and controversies

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Dilip Ghosh Interview | West Bengal BJP boss on Mamata, politics, golf and controversies

BJP West Bengal President Dilip Ghosh is only six years old in politics, but has taken on the enormous task of unseating the Trinamool Congress.

In West Bengal elections, political divide among cultural intelligentsia runs deep

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In West Bengal elections, political divide among cultural intelligentsia runs deep

The fierce battle between the ruling Trinamool and BJP has pitted one section of artistes against the other.

Human activity threatens species survival: Study

WORLD

Human activity threatens species survival: Study

According to the United Nations' biodiversity panel, more than three quarters of land and 40 percent of Earth's oceans have already been 'severely degraded' by humans.

The Suvendu Adhikari Interview: I haven't felt this excited in years

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The Suvendu Adhikari Interview: I haven't felt this excited in years

Suvendu Adhikari was once the ruling Trinamool Congress’ biggest amigo in West Bengal—until he switched sides to the BJP in the run-up to a bare-knuckled assembly election fight. In an interview, he weighs in on Mamata Banerjee, the BJP, poll strategy and more.

The Alchemist: KD Singh mixed business and politics. It didn’t turn out well

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The Alchemist: KD Singh mixed business and politics. It didn’t turn out well

Over the years, the billionaire businessman turned politician, who is in the crosshairs of the Enforcement Directorate, has managed to woo politicians across the spectrum with his seemingly endless supply of money. Years of investigations into his dubious businesses are, however, reaching their denouement. 

How Enamul Haque smuggled cattle by the thousands into Bangladesh for years

INDIA

How Enamul Haque smuggled cattle by the thousands into Bangladesh for years

Arrested in Delhi a couple of months ago, Enamul Haque’s operation has now been busted. This report traces his fascinating journey, from smuggling a single animal across the Bangladesh border, to ending up with a net worth of Rs 2,000 crore and acquiring and renting properties across Asia.

Budget 2021: Power producers demand tax cuts on coal

BUSINESS

Budget 2021: Power producers demand tax cuts on coal

A number of representations have been made to the Coal Ministry by a host of power producing companies as the government plans its annual budget.

Goa police file fresh charges against former Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal

INDIA

Goa police file fresh charges against former Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal

Long-running case of alleged sexual harassment against former Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal takes unexpected turn.

How Meerut is fast becoming to porn what Kota is to private tutorials

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How Meerut is fast becoming to porn what Kota is to private tutorials

Ullu, Kooku, DesiFlix, Hot Shots, Primeflix, Gup Chup, Flizmov and a host of such platforms have millions of Indians absorbed throughout the day and night with their high erotic content, much of it shot in Meerut. Wife in a Metro, Kavita Bhabhi, Call Centre and Mona Home Delivery are among the shows that have Indians glued to their screens.

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