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Mamata accuses BJP of instigating violence in Bengal


Kolkata: Hours after Union minister and senior BJP leader V. Muraleedharan alleged that his convoy was attacked by Trinamool Congress supporters in West Midnapore district, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the saffron party of instigating violence in Bengal to put undue pressure on the state government on the issue of...

Puducherry to have deputy chief minister


Puducherry: Three time Chief minister and President of the All India NR Congress (AINRC), N. Rangaswamy who led the NDA to victory in the Puducherry assembly election was set to be sworn in as Chief Minister. The Chief minister designate hinted that he will be having a Deputy Chief minister. Rangaswamy while speaking to IANS said,...

Will forming Cabinet 2.0 prove tricky for Pinarayi Vijayan?


Thiruvananthapuram: The difficult task of winning the elections over, will Pinarayi Vijayan now have it easy or tough, as he begins talks for the composition of Version-2 Pinarayi cabinet. Vijayan entered the history books by leading the Left Democratic Front government to its second successive win when he increased his tally from 91 seats to...

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Push President Xi to share Nuclear Codes of this virus-ICBM to disarm it


Referencing his letter to then POTUS Donald Trump last April about the origin of WuhanVirus, and to President Joe Biden last month imploring him to punish China for its perfidy, Eminent Attorney RAVI BATRA in his Open Letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi states that his views have since evolved as even war will...

Mamata stops BJP juggernaut in Bengal


Kolkata: Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee took oath as chief minister of West Bengal for the third time at the Raj Bhavan here on May 5. The month long, multi-phase election in the state was bitterly fought as the BJP marshalled its top leaders Narendra Modi and Amit Shah to campaign here but failed to crack Didi’s...

Biden’s envoy in India, Daniel Smith, to help Covid fight


New Delhi: Newly-appointed US Charge d'Affaires to India, Daniel B Smith on Monday said that he is ready to get to work in support of the US-India partnership. As India is facing the second wave of Covid-19, he stressed that just as India helped the US, the US will stand with India. "Namaste, I'm Dan Smith, the...

US to back patent waivers on Covid vaccine


Washington: The Biden administration on Tuesday announced it will support waiver of intellectual property protection on Covid-19 vaccines to help end the global coronavirus pandemic, citing "extraordinary times and circumstances call for extraordinary measures". US Trade Representative Katherine Tai made the announcement after pressure from developing countries and liberal and progressive lawmakers in the US...

Peloton recalls treadmills after injuries and 1 child death


NEW YORK: Peloton Interactive, the cultish fitness company that sells internet-connected exercise bikes and treadmills, has recalled more than 125,000 treadmills and paused sales of the equipment after the machines were linked to the death of a child and dozens of other injuries. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission also announced a separate recall of the...