October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

100 RTI applicants killed in India in last 15 years

At least 95-100 Right to Information (RTI) applicants have been killed while 190 were attacked in India in the last 15-16 years, according to a report by Transparency International India (TII).

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

5 Indian army personnel killed in Kashmir encounter with militants

An officer and four soldiers of the Indian army were killed in an encounter with terrorists during an anti-militancy operation in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district today, officials said.

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

Kolkata’s ‘Bhaager Maa’ pandal depicts migrant mother on India-Bangladesh border

“Bhaager Maa”, meaning “mother divided”, is the theme that South Kolkata’s Barisha Club chose for this year’s Durga Puja pandal, according to a report of Hindustan Times.

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

Killing of farmers at protest site in India

The son of an Indian minister has been arrested on preliminary charges of murder, police said yesterday, a week after the death of eight people during a farmers’ protest sparked national outrage. 

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021

India dismisses possibility of coal supply crunch, power disruption

India today dismissed any possibility of a major countrywide disruption in electricity supply due to “shortage” of coal, terming it as “entirely misplaced fears” and stressing that “ample coal is...

October 9, 2021
October 9, 2021

India restrict syringe export for 3 months

With India aiming to vaccinate its entire adult population of 94 crores by end of 2021, the government today announced the imposition of Quantitative Restrictions (QR) on the export of three...

October 8, 2021
October 8, 2021

Air India sold to Tata Sons for 18,000cr rupees

India’s leading salt-to-software manufacturing conglomerate Tata Sons (Tatas) won the bid to acquire 100 percent shares in debt-laden state-run Air India for 18,000 crore rupees, a senior...

October 8, 2021
October 8, 2021

India to reopen for tourists from Oct 15

India will reopen for tourists from October 15 after being closed for more than a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the government said yesterday.

October 7, 2021
October 7, 2021

India to grant tourist visas to those coming via chartered flights from Oct 15

India today said it would start granting fresh tourist visas to foreigners coming by chartered flights from October 15 and foreign tourists coming by non-chartered flights from November 15.

October 7, 2021
October 7, 2021

Mamata sworn in as member of West Bengal legislative assembly

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was sworn in as a member of the state legislative assembly today, a week after she won the by-poll in the Bhabanipur constituency in south Kolkata by a...