Thousands turn up for slain CRPF constable Sudip Biswas' last rites(23 minutes ago) Tehatta (West Bengal), Feb 17 (IANS) He had promised to bring football and bat for the youngsters on his next visit to his village. But instead, the kids and numerous other people of his locality and far off places had to give a teary-eyed farewell to slain CRPF constable Sudip Biswas at the very playground where he had honed his sporting skills since childhood.
JMB militant involved in Bodh Gaya blast arrested in Kolkata(00:08) Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) The Special Task Force of Kolkata police on Saturday arrested an alleged operative of terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), said to be directly involved in last year's Bodh Gaya blast, an officer said.
CCI covers Imran's portrait following Pulwama attack(00:06) Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) The Cricket Club of India (CCI) has covered a portrait of former cricketer and current Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan at its premises following the terrorist attack on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday.
Trinamool, Left, BJP take out rallies in Kolkata to protest Pulwama attack(23:50) Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Saturday organised a candle march led by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here to protest against the terror attack on a paramilitary convoy in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 49 troopers while the opposition Left Front and the BJP also hit the streets.
Sea of humanity bids farewell to slain CRPF jawan in Bengal (Lead)(23:46) Kolkata/Bauria, Feb 16 (IANS) Emotion, anger and wailing by near and dear ones created heart-touching scenes as CRPF head constable Bablu Santra was on Saturday brought home, lifeless, two weeks before a scheduled leave he had applied for to spend time with his family.
AAP, BJP trade charges over voter list, calls continue(23:14) By Nivedita Singh New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Earlier this week, a 29-year-old professional received a call from someone claiming to be from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), telling him that his name has been deleted from the voters' list and that the party will help him get re-enrolled. Soon after the call, he checked online and found his name intact in the voters' list.
Pulwama attack an assault on India's sovereignty: BJP(22:44) New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Saturday described the Pulwama terrorist attack on a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir as an attack on the country's sovereignty and said Pakistan will never succeed in its nefarious design.
Delhi Congress holds candle light vigil for slain CRPF troopers(22:32) New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Delhi Congress here on Saturday organised candle light marches in all the 280 blocks of the national capital to pay homage to the 49 CRPF troopers killed in the Pulwama terror strike and urged the Centre to give a befitting reply to those behind the attack.
Experts split on checking water flow to Pakistan(22:16) New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Amidst calls for acting tough in the wake of the terror attack on CRPF convoy in Pulwama on Thursday, experts bat for "stopping" water to Pakistan from the west and east flowing rivers, like Indus and Beas. However, others doubt possibility of such an action.
TN anti-corruption bureau can probe Cognizant paying bribe to TN officials(22:02) Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) Even though Cognizant Technology Solutions has resolved with the US authorities the case of bribing Tamil Nadu government officials with $2 million, the Directorate of Vigilance & Anti-Corruption (DVAC) can start a probe to find out the corrupt officials, said serving and a retired top official of DVAC.
Andhra announces Rs 5 lakh each to kin of Pulwama martyrs(22:00) Amaravati, Feb 16 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday announced financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of CRPF jawans martyred in Thursday's terrorist attack at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir.