In a letter to West Bengal Chief Electoral Officer Ariz Aftab, the party said several BJP leaders, including party state Dilip Ghosh, were “instigating” violence with their warnings of more Cooch Behar-like episodes.In a letter to West Bengal Chief Electoral Officer Ariz Aftab, the party said several BJP leaders, including party state Dilip Ghosh, were “instigating” violence with their warnings of more Cooch Behar-like episodes.
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Two drug peddlers were detained after Mumbai NCB conducted raids in areas of Malad, Parel and Santacruz last night, in connection with a drug case related to actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death: Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)
PM Modi pays tributes to Jallianwala Bagh massacre victims
Tributes to those martyred in the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Their courage, heroism and sacrifice gives strength to every Indian.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1618281325000
The TMC on Monday urged the Election Commission to take strict action against BJP leaders who allegedly made inflammatory remarks over the Cooch Behar firing incident that claimed the lives of “four unarmed civilians”, shortly before the poll panel barred party supremo Mamata Banerjee from campaigning for 24 hours.
Asian markets mostly up ahead of US inflation, earnings
A forecast-busting reading on US producer price inflation last week gave markets a taste of what to expect over the next few months as the global economy emerges from last year’s crisis and vaccinations allow people to slowly return to their pre-pandemic habits.
A leading think tank for science and technology policy has said as Washington seeks to counter a rising China, no nation is more important than India with its abundance of highly skilled technical professionals and strong political and cultural ties with the United States.
$69 million digital art buyer shines light on ‘NFT’ boom
With NFTs, many see an opportunity to monetise digital art of all kinds, offering collectors the bragging rights to ultimate ownership, even if the work can be endlessly copied.
Coinbase brings cryptocurrencies to Wall Street
The arrival of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase on Nasdaq is one of the most anticipated events of the year on Wall Street, where enthusiasm for bitcoin is in full swing, despite questions about the sustainability of the market. The first company devoted entirely to cryptocurrency to enter the US stock exchange, Coinbase — which will be listed under the symbol COIN — is already a heavyweight.
SC reserves order on appointment of Special Public Prosecutors
A three-judge bench of the Apex Court, headed by the Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde, and comprising of Justice AS Bopanna and Justice V Ramasubramanian reserved its order.
Japan to release treated Fukushima water into the sea: PM
Japan’s government has approved a plan to release treated water from the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Tuesday, following years of debate. The release is unlikely to begin for at least two years, but has already sparked opposition from local fishing communities and concern in Beijing and Seoul.
West Bengal polls: 14 bombs recovered in Murshidabad
As many as 14 crude bombs were recovered at the Shamsherganj area of poll-bound West Bengal’s Murshidabad district on Monday. Later, the bombs were disposed of by the Bomb Disposal Squad. The incident came into light ahead of the fifth phase of assembly polls in the state on April 17.
VP Naidu calls for ending gender discrimination in society
While releasing a commemorative postage stamp in memory of the former chief of the Brahma Kumaris, Rajyogini Dadi Janki in Delhi, Naidu said, “This worldwide movement has been an exemplary champion of empowerment and independence of women, demonstrating the fact that spiritual attainments transcend gender-based distinction.”
Biden meets with CEOs on semiconductor shortage, says US must invest
President Joe Biden met virtually Monday with leading CEOs for a summit on the semiconductor shortage as he works to build support for his infrastructure bill. Biden, in brief remarks to a group that included the leaders of General Motors, Alphabet/Google, and US semiconductor powerhouse Intel, said the United States must build up its own infrastructure to prevent future supply crises.