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At half strength, Delhi HC acting CJ: Badly need judges

Expressing concern over the court functioning with half the sanctioned number of judges, which may force her to restructure division benches, Delhi High Court’s Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal on ...

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Politician to chawl resident, first Panama cases sent to court

JUST over two years after the Panama Papers revelation, the Finance Ministry announced that Rs 1,140 crore was traced in undetected income and in assets of Indians who incorporated offshore compani...

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"Sorry State Of Affairs": Supreme Court On Saradha Scam Probe

The Supreme Court today termed the allegation of the West Bengal police obstructing the CBI in its probe into the multi-crore Saradha ponzi scam as "sorry state of affairs" and directed that the pr...

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BJP Workers Thrash Policemen Near PM's Rally Venue At Bengal's Midnapore

At least a dozen policemen in uniform were thrashed by BJP supporters in Midnapore today when they could not reach the venue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public rally, about 120 km from Kolkata.

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Tikli and Laxmi Bomb to hit the screens in the UK and Singapore before it’s digital release in India

Aditya Kripalani’s award-winning independent film Tikli and Laxmi Bomb will hit the screens in the UK and Singapore before it digitally releases in India. “‘Tikli…’ is going to be distributed by Fi...

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Shashi Tharoor’s ‘Hindu Pakistan’ remark: BJP youth wing activists smear black oil on Congress le...

Thiruvananthapuram: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) youth wing activists on Monday smeared black oil on Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's constituency office over his comment that a "Hindu Pakistan" wo...

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Kolkata, or Calcutta, is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly river, it is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational centre of East India, while the Port of Kolkata is India's oldest operating port as well as its sole major riverine port.