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In Bengal Statue Vandalism Whodunit, 'Proof' Flies Between BJP, Trinamool

The smashing of a statue of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar in clashes during BJP president Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata on Tuesday has set off a whodunit where video clips ...

In Bengal Statue Vandalism Whodunit, 'Proof' Flies Between BJP, Trinamool

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Suspect in Trump star vandalism now accused of stealing Marilyn Monroe statue A man who was arrested last year for vandalizing President Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was taken into custody Friday for allegedly stealing a Marilyn Monroe statue in Hollywood....
12:17, 06/22/2019

"Will Thrash Them Like Dog": BJP's Bengal Candidate Threatens Trinamool A former police officer in West Bengal, who used to call Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "mother" and is now a BJP candidate, has warned Trinamool Congress workers that if they try to intimidate her......
21:00, 05/04/2019

Bengal Top Cop Visits Barrackpore After Trinamool-BJP Clashes In an unusual move underlining the gravity of the situation, West Bengal Director General of Police Virendra on Friday visited the Jaggatdal police station area - 40 km from Kolkata - for a first-hand......
22:34, 05/25/2019

BJP Says Will Use "UP Model" Of Encounters In Bengal, Trinamool Hits Back Two senior state BJP leaders Monday courted controversy by saying the party would follow the "Uttar Pradesh model" of giving free hand to the police to wipe out criminals in encounters, when it comes......
01:51, 06/25/2019

BJP Bengal Candidate Asked to Explain Lunch With Trinamool Leader A BJP Lok Sabha candidate seen with a Trinamool Congress leader on Monday has been asked by his leadership to explain the meeting in a showcause notice....
09:51, 04/30/2019

3 Killed As Trinamool, BJP Workers Clash In Bengal's 24 North Parganas At least three people - a Trinamool Congress worker and two BJP workers - have died in a clash this evening in West Bengal's 24 North Parganas district, leading to a blame game between the two......
20:00, 06/08/2019

BJP's "Delhi Voter" Mukul Roy Has To Leave Bengal During Polls: Trinamool Trinamool Congress on Saturday urged the Election Commission to direct Mukul Roy to leave the constituencies in West Bengal that are set to go to polls on May 19, stating that the BJP leader is a......
21:34, 05/18/2019

BJP Worker Shot Dead In Bengal, Party Says "Trinamool Goons" Behind It A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker, named Saraswati Das, was allegedly shot dead by miscreants in Basirhat in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district....
10:00, 06/14/2019

Trinamool Workers Broke Tubewells After Defeat In Bengal Villages: BJP The BJP has accused West Bengals ruling Trinamool Congress of breaking tubewells and snapping water lines in three areas of West Burdwan and Birbhum districts soon after the results of the national......
10:17, 05/30/2019

Trinamool Attacks BJP Over Central Troop Deployment In Bengal Till May 25 Questioning the BJP demand for deployment of central forces in West Bengal till the Model Code of Conduct is in place, an upset Trinamool Congress on Tuesday asked the Election Commission "if......
18:34, 05/21/2019

BJP Holds Protests In West Bengal Against Trinamool's Cut-Money Issue The BJP held statewide demonstrations in West Bengal todayin protest against TMC leaders taking "cut" money from the beneficiaries of government schemes....
02:00, 07/19/2019

Trinamool Worker Allegedly Beaten To Death In Bengal's Cooch Behar A Trinamool Congress worker died after he was allegedly thrashed by a group of men in West Bengal's Cooch Behar on Wednesday, two days after another Trinamool Congress leader was shot dead in Kolkata....
05:34, 06/06/2019

BJP Worker Hacked To Death In Bengal's Burdwan, Trinamool Congress Blamed The BJP has accused Trinamool Congress activists of hacking one of its workers to death at Ketugram in West Bengal's Burdwan district today. News agency IANS quoted sources as saying that the victim......
15:17, 05/30/2019

In Battle For Bengal's Civic Bodies, Setback For Trinamool Over Salt Lake In the Trinamool Congress-BJP battle for control over civic bodies in West Bengal, the Calcutta High Court today ruled out a no-trust vote tomorrow against the mayor of the Bidhannagar Municipal......
22:51, 07/17/2019

BJP Worker Found Dead In Bengal's Jhargram, Party Accuses Trinamool A BJP worker found was found dead West Bengal's tribal-dominated Jhargram district last night. The party has blamed the state's ruling Trinamool Congress for the man's death....
03:51, 05/12/2019

BJP, Trinamool Supporters Clash In Bengal; Bombs Thrown In Front Of Cops Bombs flew in front of the Bongaon municipality, 80 kilometres north of Kolkata, this afternoon over a trust vote in the civic body over which the Trinamool Congress is trying desperately to retain......
14:51, 07/16/2019

Mamata Banerjee Unveils New Statue Of Bengal Icon After Bust Vandalised West Bengal Chief Mamata Banerjee unveiled a new statue of 19th century reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar almost a month after a bust of the Bengal icon was vandalised during clashes in Kolkata at......
11:51, 06/11/2019

Centre Targeting West Bengal Government, Alleges Trinamool Congress Leader Trinamool Congress leader Sudip Bandyopadhyay on Monday alleged that the Centre was targeting the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government and has issued 10 advisories in as many days....
11:17, 07/15/2019

Prashant Kishor Aboard, Trinamool To Launch Bengal Battle With Mega Rally When Trinamool Congress holds its annual show of strength on July 21, which it observes as Martyrs' Day, the party will also be kicking off its battle for the Bengal assembly elections. And perhaps......
22:51, 07/17/2019

Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen Loses To Babul Supriyo In Bengal's Asansol Moon Moon Sen, the actor-turned-politician, was the Trinamool's "giant slayer" in 2014. She lost to BJP's Babul Supriyo in Asansol as the BJP secured a thumping victory in the national elections....
21:51, 05/23/2019

There's Murder but no Mystery in Adam Sandler's Netflix whodunit Adam Sandler’s latest Netflix release, Murder Mystery, isn’t going to dispel the longstanding rumor that the Sandman mostly makes movies as an excuse to go on paid vacations, using his Happy Madison production shingle as a personal travel agency. Yes...
11:34, 06/14/2019

Whodunit? As Feds Scan DMV Records Using Facial Recognition Software and More Cities Use the Technology, Racial Bias Could Be a Problem When you go to your local DMV office and stand in front of the camera to take as decent a photo as possible, you probably aren’t thinking about the possibility that said photo will come up in a facial-recognition search used by government agencies. I...
21:17, 07/09/2019

More than 500,000 bees in Texas killed in act of vandalism ALVIN, Texas (AP) — Investigators south of Houston are trying to determine who killed more than 500,000 bees by setting hives on fire, toppling some over and tossing others into a pond. The vandalism was discovered early Saturday when a Brazoria Coun...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Carrie Lam: 'Very outraged' at protester vandalism A day after protesters stormed Hong Kong's Legislative Council and vandalized its interior, the island's Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she condemned the violence and hoped the public would agree with her....
09:51, 07/02/2019

About 50 fish dead in vandalism incident at TUSD elementary TUCSON – About 50 fish have died after vandals allegedly struck a Tucson Unified School District elementary school’s greenhouse and aquaponics system over the weekend. According to TUSD, someone broke into Manzo Elementary School over the...
06:51, 07/09/2019

Crime Stoppers Offering Reward In Meadowthorpe Vandalism LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Last week, LEX 18 told you about at least one person of interest caught on camera shooting a pellet gun at cars and homes in a Lexington neighborhood. Now, Bluegrass Crime Stoppers is on the case, offering a reward for...
20:34, 06/24/2019

2 face charges related to vandalism of Gerald Ford gravesite GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say two people suspected of defacing the gravesite of former President Gerald Ford and first lady Betty Ford have been charged with misdemeanors. Prosecutors in Grand Rapids, Michigan, have charged Christian Joh...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Group seeks hate crime probe of Ali mural vandalism LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Muslim advocacy group wants Kentucky authorities to investigate vandalism on a mural of boxing champ Muhammad Ali as a possible hate crime. The Kentucky chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations made the request in...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Chicago synagogues targets of arson, vandalism; police step up patrols Police in Chicago were stepping up patrols at Jewish schools, businesses and synagogues Monday after someone attempted to set fire to a synagogue.        ...
16:51, 05/20/2019

Abortion providers report 'alarming' rise in picketing, vandalism and trespassing Last year, trespassing hit highest level since 1999 while vandalism occurred at highest rate since 1990US abortion providers reported an “alarming escalation” in incidents of disruption and intimidation in 2018, according to new findings report by th...
05:17, 05/25/2019

Sexism, vandalism and bullying: inside the Boris Johnson-era Bullingdon Club Woman who recruited members during the club’s 80s heyday reveals the true extent of members’ destructive behaviourIt is notorious for champagne-swilling, restaurant-trashing, “pleb”-taunting elitism. Now new light has been shed on the outrageous anti...
11:17, 07/07/2019

Volunteers, firefighters work to clean up south side garden after vandalism TUCSON — On Saturday morning, Tucson Firefighters and volunteers gathered to help clean up the Children’s Peace Garden at Manuel Herrera Jr. Park after it was vandalized on Monday. Pots and plants were smashed, benches turned over and graffiti ...
10:00, 05/19/2019

Hong Kong legislature takes 2-week break amid vandalism cleanup Hong Kong officials said the Legislative Council will be closed for two weeks as police investigate and workers carry out repairs in the vandalized inner chambers Wednesday....
02:17, 07/04/2019

Presidential hopeful Booker vows to end 'moral vandalism' of Trump immigration policy Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker would "virtually eliminate immigration detention" if elected, his campaign said on Tuesday, including ending the use of for-profit detention facilities and minimizing the time unaccompanied children spend...
22:00, 07/02/2019

Graffiti artist hired by city of Detroit arrested after cops think he's committing vandalism A graffiti artist who was commissioned by the city of Detroit, Mich., was arrested on Wednesday by police officers who thought he was committing an act of vandalism. ...
16:51, 06/24/2019

New leaks of UK ambassador memos claim Trump pulled out of Iran deal in 'diplomatic vandalism' to spite Obama President Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal last year in an act of "diplomatic vandalism" to spite Barack Obama, according to a new leaked diplomatic cable purportedly written by British ambassador Kim Darroch in 2018....
18:34, 07/14/2019

Daily Mail: Leaked cables show British ambassador saying Trump abandoned Iran deal in act of 'diplomatic vandalism' to spite Obama Kim Darroch, the former United Kingdom ambassador to the United States, said the Trump administration was "set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism" in its decision to abandon the Iran nuclear deal, the Daily Mail reported Saturday, citing leaked cabl...
19:51, 07/14/2019

Can I buy a future-proof laptop to last 10 years? Ed wants to buy a Windows laptop that will last as long as possible, and is willing to pay up to £2,000I want to buy a Windows laptop that is as future-proof as possible. I have been looking at ones with at least a Core i7 processor, 16GB of memory, ...
09:51, 05/30/2019

7 arrested in vandalism of 'The Bean,' popular Chicago sculpture in Millennium Park Authorities say the Millennium Park sculpture was vandalized late Monday and that the suspects were detained a short time later.        ...
18:17, 07/02/2019

Rihanna Might Possibly Be Trolling Her Superfans and This Is Proof Despite the fact that Rihanna recently told her Ocean’s 8 co-star Sarah Paulson that she was “working on” her long-awaited ninth album in an interview for Interview, Rih now appears to be trolling her music-thirsty fans with a new F...
19:34, 06/19/2019

Here's proof that every movie is improved by adding Godzilla Godzilla is an iconic movie monster that has spawned many imitators, but few duplicators. At a recent press junket for Godzilla: King Of Monsters, director Michael Dougherty made the bold claim that any movie can be improved if you just add some Godz...
00:34, 05/31/2019

Start the Weekend With a Low-ish Proof Violet Spritzer Wine spritzers have a hokey reputation but, like most things dismissed as “girly,” they’re damn delicious. They’re also a great, low-ish proof beverage for when you want to sip on something without ruining yourself for the next day....
22:51, 06/07/2019

Honduras: US has no drug proof against Honduran president NEW YORK (AP) — The Honduran government says that U.S. federal court documents show no incriminating evidence against Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández, despite listing him as being a target of a Drug Enforcement Administration investigation....
19:17, 05/31/2019

Don't Let Flies Annoy You This Summer, Get a Trap For Only $5 Everyone is worried about mosquitos already, and while they’re annoying, don’t forget about flies. Deer and horse flies bite and those can be even more painful and itchy than mosquito bites. Don’t let flies ruin your summer, get this RESCUE Disposabl...
23:51, 05/23/2019

Top Court Asks CBI For Proof After It Seeks Custody Of Ex-Kolkata Top Cop The Supreme Court today asked the CBI to come up withevidence for seeking custodial interrogation of former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar,who had been probing the Saradha chit fund scam in West......
09:51, 04/30/2019

'Final Fantasy VII Remake' still exists, and here's video proof Final Fantasy VII Remake is a big deal. It's the upgraded, high-fidelity version of a legendary installment in the Final Fantasy franchise, and it's been blanketed in mystery since its announcement four years ago. Today, Sony revealed a new...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Prosecutor: Proof of election fraud in US House race in Va. NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A special prosecutor in Virginia says he’s presented two indictments of election fraud against a person who worked on a Republican congressman’s doomed re-election campaign. Special prosecutor Donald Caldwell announced...
22:00, 05/06/2019

A Study on Twins Offers Proof That We All Need Personalized Diets Though they’re not without critics, the U.S. federal dietary guidelines have for years aimed to give all Americans a blueprint for good nutrition. But new research says this kind of one-size-fits-all approach may not cut it. Different people, e...
17:00, 06/10/2019

Malaysia: ‘No proof’ of Russian involvement in MH17 downing Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has rejected the implication that Russia may have been involved in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014...
12:17, 06/20/2019

More proof Apple is making ARM MacBooks: It just hired a key ARM engineer Apple is working on ARM MacBooks, several rumors said in the past few years, with a first such product to hit stores in 2020. Apple never comments on rumors and speculation, and all of its laptops and desktops are based on Intel processors right now....
14:51, 06/27/2019

Pop culture is changing the tourism industry – the proof is in Chernobyl Chernobyl, the site of a nuclear accident that left the city abandoned, is seeing a spike in visitors following the release of HBO's popular miniseries based on the events....
18:17, 06/15/2019

Banksy designs stab-proof vest for Stormzy Grime superstar Stormzy has won plaudits for a rip-roaring and history-making headline set at Glastonbury on Friday night, which saw him highlight Britain's knife crime crisis and racial inequality in its criminal justice system....
19:51, 06/29/2019

Lillet and Tonic Is the Perfect Low-Proof Summer Sipper I am a lazy person, but I become even lazier once the temperature rises about 72 degrees. I also become very panicky if left in the heat too long, which means I need a steady stream of easy-to-make, but not too boozy cocktails to keep me calm. Gin an...
22:17, 05/17/2019

The Statue of Liberty has a new museum The Statue of Liberty Museum in New York opens to the public on Thursday, May 16. Find out what you can see at the museum that's five years in the making....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Thanks to AR, the Statue of Liberty is more accessible than ever Rather than build the Statue of Liberty in such a way that its 200,000-lb copper shell stood upright on its own, Gustave Eiffel — the man behind the eponymous tower — designed it around a massive inner framework. You might have already kn...
15:17, 05/14/2019

Beloved peacock flies into lion’s den at zoo and inevitable happens A beloved peacock died at an upstate zoo this week when it flew over a fence into a lion’s den and got attacked, officials said Thursday. The white peacock named Merlin made its way into the lion enclosure Wednesday morning while roaming the gr...
22:17, 06/20/2019

Sources: Durant flies to New York to undergo MRI The Warriors believe an MRI will confirm that the injury Kevin Durant suffered Monday night is an Achilles tear, league sources told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne and Adrian Wojnarowski....
05:34, 06/12/2019

Look: Pole flies from pickup truck into car's windshield The Kansas Highway Patrol said a driver was lucky to evade injury when a metal pole flew from the back of a pickup truck on the highway and smashed through his windshield....
00:34, 06/26/2019

Shows are dropping like flies today, folks As we noted earlier this afternoon—when briefly mourning the passing of ABC’s thoughtful, emotional, and funny Speechless—today is one of those days that every producer of good-but-not-great-performing TV comes to dread, when the networks decide to c...
02:34, 05/11/2019

'Aladdin' Flies to Healthy Opening at the Box Office Walt Disney’s “Aladdin”—the latest in a series of live-action remakes of the company’s beloved titles—opened with a strong performance at the box office, delivering a win for a studio strategy that has so far yielded rocky results....
23:17, 05/27/2019

How Was It For You? Female Flies Sense When Sex Partner A Good Fit A new study published Monday in the journal Neuron has shown that the sensation of copulating -- and not just insemination -- is responsible for female fruit flies temporarily losing interest in other......
10:34, 05/07/2019

Oliver Solberg flies to ERC Qualifying Stage best "Teenage talent Oliver Solberg made an instant impact on his FIA ERC1 Junior Championship debut with the fastest overall time on the Qualifying Stage for Rally Liepāja."...
17:00, 05/24/2019

"Boeing Made Some Mistakes...": CEO Of Southwest, Which Flies Only 737 MAX Boeing Co made mistakes with its 737 MAX planes that need to be addressed, Southwest Airlines Co Chief Executive Officer Gary Kelly told shareholders on Wednesday, but he said he is still hopeful that......
12:17, 05/16/2019

How to future-proof companies and CEOs: Highlights from CNBC Evolve CNBC recently held Evolve in New York City. Among the highlights: Best Buy chairman Hubert Joly on the secrets to his amazing retail turnaround and The New York Times CEO on digital media and making the newspaper worth more than President Trump....
22:00, 06/21/2019

Here's Proof Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert's Fashion Risks Always Pay Off Talk about #CoupleGoals! Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert are known for their undeniable love, even being named GQ's "Sexiest Couple on Earth." "We knew right......
12:51, 06/23/2019

Bill On Voluntary Use of Aadhaar Card As ID Proof Passed By Parliament The Parliament has passed an amendment bill which allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for users to open bank accounts and get mobile phone connections....
00:17, 07/09/2019

After Mayawati's Claim On SP's "Bad Conduct", Azam Khan Asks For "Proof" Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Monday questioned BSP Chief Mayawati's claim of bad conduct on SP's part as the reason of scrapping the erstwhile ''mahagathbandhan'' and said the SP-BSP......
04:17, 06/25/2019

"Will Be Biggest Proof Of...": Mehbooba Mufti Calls For Ramzan Ceasefire Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti today asked the centre to strike a "ceasefire" with terror groups in Jammu and Kashmir during the Ramzan period, so that "people can get some......
21:00, 05/04/2019

Electrified Aston Martin DB6: driving a future-proof classic Electric DB6 drives very much like the petrol-fed original Aston Martin Works has turned a petrol DB6 Volante into an ion-fuelled one – and it could be the first of many electric classic Astons Manufacturers keep telling us that electrification is...
08:51, 05/11/2019

The best rugged hard drives of 2018: top drop-proof storage If you need to back up, store and transfer a lot of important information that you can’t lose, then making sure you have one of the best rugged hard drives is critically important.That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the very best...
18:51, 05/03/2019

ExpressVPN deploys Krack-proof firmware for some Linksys routers Popular VPN provider, ExpressVPN, has released a new router software for seven device brands. A new firmware means that vulnerabilities found in the original manufacturer firmware - including the Bad Packets one from earlier in May 2019 - should, in ...
16:34, 05/30/2019

New Statue of Liberty Museum set to open A new museum opening at the Statue of Liberty is giving visitors another opportunity to explore its history and impact on the world. (May 13)        ...
19:51, 05/14/2019

Snake Flies From Florida To Hawaii, Hiding In Passenger's Bag A small snake managed to get a free trip to Hawaii - by hiding in a passenger's bag. The juvenile snake was found in slithering out of the traveller's bag after he showed up at his rental in Maui on......
09:51, 06/14/2019

Virgin Atlantic flies into Thomas Cook dogfight Virgin Atlantic has flown into the battle for struggling Thomas Cook's airline operations by lodging a preliminary offer for the tour operator's UK long-haul business....
22:00, 05/09/2019

Sikorsky flies Black Hawk helicopter without a pilot Sikorsky for the first time operated a Black Hawk helicopter with full-authority, fly-by-wire flight controls in the Lockheed Martin company's quest to transform the aircraft into an optionally piloted vehicle....
01:00, 06/08/2019

Johnson's no-deal claim 'flies in the face of reality' Jeremy Hunt has challenged Boris Johnson over his claim that the chance of a no-deal Brexit is "a million-to-one against", arguing it "flies in the face of reality"....
11:34, 06/28/2019

Thomas Cook flies towards £400m bank deal Thomas Cook Group is racing to secure a cushion of up to £400m from its lenders as it prepares to report results that will underline the challenges facing the package tour industry....
16:51, 05/03/2019

Shell shock: Turtle flies into car windshield on SC highway CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina driver got a case of shell shock after a turtle flying through the air on a busy highway shattered his windshield. John Gardner said the rear tire on a truck near him hit the turtle Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Highw...
21:17, 05/03/2019

Burberry flies high thanks to bomber jackets and bumbags Firm is biggest FTSE 100 riser as positive response to new Tisci collection signals rebrand is workingBurberry is back in fashion with investors after consumers clamoured to get their hands on bomber jackets and bumbags emblazoned with a new logo.On ...
23:17, 07/16/2019

Hamilton flies the flag with pride in record British GP win Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton wrote a new chapter in British Grand Prix history on Sunday with a record sixth home win that he ranked as one of the best and proudest days of his life....
23:34, 07/14/2019

| Trump blimp flies again as thousands protest UK visit Thousands have taken to the streets of central London to protest the visit of Donald Trump, with the infamous blimp of the US president once again flying outside the Houses of Parliament....
14:00, 06/05/2019

100 Trinamool Lawmakers In Touch, Says BJP's Mukul Roy As 3 More Sign Up More than 100 legislators of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress are in touch with the BJP, Mukul Roy claimed today as three more lawmakers joined the party on the second consecutive day....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Instagram Is Ruining Instant Photography—The Instax Mini LiPlay Is Proof There’s a reason instant cameras died the first time around: They’re unwieldy, the film is expensive, and even if you’re a great photographer, you’re going to have a ton of overexposed or blurry snaps in which no one looks good. Their recent resurgen...
17:17, 06/27/2019

Get 50% Off Living Proof Styling Products During Ulta's Gorgeous Hair Event Today only, you can get 50% off styling products from Living Proof during Ulta’s Gorgeous Hair Event. If you need a product to calm your hair down during the humid summer weather, Living Proof’s Perfect Hair Day 5-in-1 Styling Treatment is the way to...
01:17, 05/20/2019

Kevin Durant's injury is proof: Athletes need their own doctors | Etan Thomas Throughout my NBA career, I watched too many teammates pay dearly for playing through pain at the urging of doctors who put the interests of the team before the welfare of the athleteOn Monday night, NBA fans around the world tuned in to what should ...
22:00, 06/13/2019

Italians Want Americans To Stop Messing With Their Food; This Twitter Account Is Proof 'Italians Mad At Food' is a Twitter page that documents the various colourful ways that Italians express their disgust and disdain for American cooking methods....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Trump insists there's more to Mexico migrant deal, waves document as proof U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday insisted there was more to the migrant deal with Mexico announced over the weekend, even after Mexican officials unveiled new details of the agreement, and waved around a document that he said proved his point....
23:17, 06/11/2019

South Korea demands proof from Japan for accusation of export violations South Korea said on Friday it deeply regrets accusations by some senior Japanese officials that South Korea did not enforce proper export control and Japan must present clear evidence for its assertion....
10:34, 07/12/2019

Months After Balakot, India Launches "Cloud-Proof" Spy Satellite Tomorrow India is all set to launch a new "spy satellite" capable of keeping a lookout from space even in cloudy conditions, leaving no room for doubt the next time its armed forces conduct an operation such......
18:34, 05/21/2019

Murder in the Paleolithic? Proof of Ancient Homicide Deduced By Forensic Archaeology A paper published today has concluded that the 33,000 year old remains of a man excavated in a cave in South Transylvania are of the victim of a bloody and murderous attack.  ...
01:00, 07/05/2019

Congress Dumps "Proof" Of Loan Waiver Outside Shivraj Chouhan's House Senior Congress leader Suresh Pachouri today dumped bundles of documents at the residence of former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan as "proof" that his party has waived off loans......
15:17, 05/07/2019

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 leak offers more proof of rear-mounted, magnetic S Pen Last week, we reported on a Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 leak that showed a clear indentation along the rear of the tablet, strongly suggesting the inclusion of a magnetic S Pen for the productivity-focused device. Now, an exclusive new leak from Andro...
03:51, 07/18/2019

Goodbye, potholes: GM to test airless, puncture-proof Michelin tires GM is teaming with Michelin to create a tire that doesn't need air and will not puncture. The tires will roll out to customers in 2024.        ...
14:34, 06/06/2019

Retrial planned for man who broke $4.5M statue’s thumb PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors plan to retry a Delaware man who admitted he broke a thumb off a $4.5 million statue at a Philadelphia museum. Philly.com reports prosecutors told a judge Thursday they’re refiling charges against Michael...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Misinformation Being Spread, Not Pulling Down Ambedkar Statue: AAP The Aam Aadmi Party said the Delhi government was committed to the values of BR Ambedkar and alleged that misinformation was being spread that they were trying to pull down a statue of the Dalit icon....
01:51, 06/25/2019

10 surprising places to find the Statue of Liberty You don't have to travel to New York to see Lady Liberty. Even before the statue's dedication in 1886, replicas began to appear.        ...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Tutankhamun statue sells for $6M despite Egyptian outcry An Egyptian statue resembling the pharaoh Tutankhamun has been sold for £4.7 million ($5.97 million) at a London auction, despite protests from Cairo that the relic may have been stolen....
22:00, 07/04/2019

Seaver gets his statue, and Citi Field gets new address NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Seaver is getting a statue outside the Mets’ home, and the team is getting a new address. The announcement was made official at a ceremony Thursday. Citi Field will now be listed as 41 Seaver Way in honor of the Hall of Fame...
21:17, 06/27/2019

3 Charged For Installing BR Ambedkar Statue "Without Permission" In UP Three people have been booked for allegedly installing a statue of Dalit icon B R Ambedkar "without permission" at a public place in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district, police said on Saturday....
03:00, 06/30/2019

This Ghoulish Statue of Melania Trump Is Perfect Usually when you read stories about celebrity statues, it’s because they’re insulting to the person they depict. (See: Lucille Ball, Cristiano Ronaldo) But every so often, you get a statue that utterly captures the soul of its subject; a rendering s...
22:51, 07/05/2019

Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off ‘hostile’ ship DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it helped evacuate an Iranian crew member from a “hostile” ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels. A statement late Tuesday from a spokesman f...
06:51, 06/05/2019

Mike Pompeo flies to Germany as first stop on Europe trip The US Secretary of State is hoping to persuade European allies that Washington is not looking for conflict with Iran. European states have been fighting to save the Iran nuclear deal amid rising tensions with the US....
02:51, 05/31/2019

Giving fruit flies your cancer’s mutations could guide your treatment Flies, fish and mice are being developed into “cancer avatars” that carry the unique traits of a person’s cancer and help doctors choose which drugs to use...
20:34, 05/22/2019

The Latest: US resident held in Iran freed, flies to Beirut BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in the case of a U.S. permanent resident released after being imprisoned for years in Iran (all times local): 2 p.m. A Lebanese official says a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years in Iran is free and ...
14:51, 06/11/2019

This clever transforming robot flies and rolls on its rotating arms There’s great potential in using both drones and ground-based robots for situations like disaster response, but generally these platforms either fly or creep along the ground. Not the “Flying STAR,” which does both quite well, and t...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off 'hostile' ship Saudi Arabia says it helped evacuate an Iranian crew member from a "hostile" ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels....
07:51, 06/05/2019

Ampaire test-flies world's biggest electric plane The American aircraft maker has launched its Ampaire 337, the largest hybrid-electric aircraft ever flown. With commercial use beckoning for 2021, it's a step in the direction of reducing carbon footprints in the sky....
17:34, 06/07/2019

Hospital flies are carrying antibiotic-resistant bacteria: study When you’re particularly sick, you go to the hospital. Health care facilities like clinics and hospitals can improve our quality of life, but they may also have the potential to bolster so-called “superbugs” which are antibiotic-resistant versions of...
23:17, 06/25/2019

Pilot Flies Plane Unconscious For 40 Minutes During Training In Australia A trainee pilot flew unconscious for about 40 minutes through controlled airspace above Adelaide airport in Australia after he skipped breakfast on the morning of the flight....
17:51, 05/10/2019

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are catching a ride on hospital flies When you’re particularly sick, you go to the hospital. Health care facilities like clinics and hospitals can improve our quality of life, but they may also have the potential to bolster so-called “superbugs” which are antibiotic-res...
10:17, 06/25/2019

NASA's Astrobee cube robot flies in space for the first time NASA's Astrobee cube robots are finally earning their space wings... in a manner of speaking. The agency has confirmed that one of the bots, Bumble, flew on its own for the first time aboard the International Space Station on June 14th. While ...
05:00, 06/24/2019

Scientists create a four-winged robot insect that flies with grace It's difficult to make an insect-like flying robot -- realistic four-winged bots are typically too heavy, while lighter two-winged models tend to fly erratically. USC researchers have edged one step closer to the dream machine, however. They&#...
19:51, 05/17/2019

IAF Chief Flies Oldest MiG-21 Variant, Which Entered Service 45 Years Ago Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa took the oldest variant of the Soviet-era MiG-21 fighter jet for a spin in the skies above Sulur near Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore. Flying solo in three of the five sorties, the......
01:34, 05/18/2019

Even the Flies Inside Hospitals Carry Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Upwards of 90 percent of insects found in British hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, according to new research. Alarmingly, a significant portion of this bacteria is resistant to one or more antibiotics, highlighting a previously under-app...
22:00, 06/24/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 17: Intro, 'Funny How Time Flies' Intro might literally be the most unsung group ever. They’re so unsung, they don’t even have an episode of TVOne’s Unsung and their contemporaries like Troop, Hi-Five and Silk, who are way less unsung than Intro, have episodes. They have one of the m...
20:51, 06/17/2019

Watch: Cash flies from armored truck onto Georgia highway Police in Georgia are warning witnesses who grabbed cash that flew from the back of an armored truck on the highway that they could face charges if they don't return the money....
18:51, 07/10/2019

Lewis Hamilton’s team flies F1 car, winning trophy out to terminally ill boy Racecar driver Lewis Hamilton sent a Formula One car to a terminally ill young fan who the world champion credits with inspiring his Sunday victory in the Spanish Grand Prix....
00:51, 05/16/2019

Trinamool Lawmakers Protest In Parliament Against Use Of Voting Machines Demanding use of ballot papers, Trinamool Congress (TMC) lawmakers today staged a demonstration in Parliament complex against the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the elections....
12:51, 06/24/2019

BJP Acting Like "Terrorist Organisation, Importing Goons": Trinamool The Trinamool Congress on Sunday said the Bharatiya Janata Party was acting like a "terrorist organisation" and "importing goons" from other states to spread unrest in West Bengal, drawing a sharp......
05:34, 06/24/2019

"Shot In The Eye In Front Of Me": Killed BJP Man's Wife Blames Trinamool Incidents of violence between BJP and Trinamool workers have increased after a bitterly fought election in which the saffron party ended up winning 18 of 42 Lok Sabha seats - only four behind the......
19:17, 06/09/2019

BJP Says Trinamool Leaders "Have Lost Their Mind", Demands Re-Polling The BJP on Sunday accused the Trinamool Congress (TMC) of widespread violence in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal, and demanded repolling at several booths in eight out of the......
22:51, 05/19/2019

In Mamata Banerjee vs BJP, "Jai Shri Ram" At Trinamool Roadshow, Online The slogan that stopped Mamata Banerjee in her tracks on Saturday has turned into a weapon of sorts for BJP supporters against the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal and it is being widely used on......
09:51, 05/09/2019

"Ban PM For 72 Years": Akhilesh Yadav On PM's Trinamool Lawmaker Claim Attacking Narendra Modi for claiming that 40 Trinamool legislators were in touch with him, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said the prime minister should be "banned for 72 years"......
09:51, 04/30/2019

BJP's Mukul Roy Accuses Trinamool Government After His Convoy Searched BJP leader Mukul Roy has accused Mamata government of acting out of political vendetta after his convoy was searched by police in the city. He said the police was acting like "stooges of the state......
18:00, 05/12/2019

Trinamool Wants PM Nomination Scrapped For "Lawmakers Joining BJP" Claim Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claim that 40 lawmakers of Trinamool Congress are in touch with him and will join the BJP, is horse-trading and his nomination should be cancelled for such "provocative......
14:17, 04/30/2019

Over Trinamool Complaint Against PM, Babul Supriyo's "Tendulkar" Analogy The Trinamool Congress's complaint to the Election Commission against Prime Minister Narendra Modi that his "highly televised" Kedarnath visit was a violation of Model Code of Conduct, has prompted......
16:00, 05/19/2019

This Hurricane Proof House Made From 612,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles Can Withstand 326 MPH Winds If you’re looking to build a new home on coastal waters where hurricanes are known to roam, you might want to skip the two-by-fours and cement and instead start drinking bottled soda. A Canadian company has recently completed construction of a home w...
04:00, 07/05/2019

‘Damning’ facts, proof of ‘high crimes’ to be highlighted by Mueller testimony, top Dems say House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., said Sunday that former special counsel Robert Mueller’s report “presents very substantial evidence” that President Donald Trump “is guilty of high crimes and misdemea...
06:00, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump insists there's more to Mexico migrant deal, waves document as proof U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday insisted there was more to the migrant deal with Mexico announced over the weekend, even after Mexican officials unveiled new details of the agreement, and waved around a document that he said proved his point....
22:17, 06/11/2019

Alaskan teens charged with murder after phony multimillionaire offers $9M for proof of slaying Three Alaskan teens were charged Tuesday with the murder of Cynthia Hoffman, 19, after prosecutors allege the killing earlier this month was part of an elaborate scheme to cash in on a $9 million offer from an Indiana man claiming to be a multimillio...
00:17, 06/21/2019

Trump Waves Around Piece of Paper as Proof of Super-Secret Agreement With Mexico President Donald Trump continued to insist on Tuesday that his administration had signed a super-secret agreement with Mexico, going so far as to wave around a folded up piece of paper as proof that the deal definitely exists....
23:17, 06/11/2019

Goodbye, potholes: GM to test airless, puncture-proof Michelin tire prototype GM is teaming with Michelin to create a tire that doesn't need air and will not puncture. The tires will roll out to customers in 2024.        ...
18:51, 06/05/2019

China agriculture ministry says no proof natural compound prevents swine fever China's ministry of agriculture said on Thursday a company which claimed a natural compound was effective in preventing African swine fever did not have government approval to research the virus and its assertions were not scientifically sound....
19:17, 06/13/2019

Disgraced Ex-Lawyer’s Lincoln Statue To Be Moved To Battlefield STANVILLE, Ky. (Mountain Top News) –  A giant statue of Abraham Lincoln that once set outside the sprawling law complex belonging to a disgraced former attorney will be moved to a Civil War Battlefield in Floyd County. On Tuesday, the sale of n...
16:00, 06/20/2019

Statue of Liberty Museum lets you check her out from head to toe “Head, shoulders, knees and toes … knees and toes … eyes and ears and mouth and nose … ” I couldn’t help thinking of the children’s ditty while visiting the new Statue of Liberty Museum, just steps away from America’s great sy...
09:17, 05/25/2019

Bizarre statue of Melania Trump erected in Slovenia This statue is a bust. A life-sized wooden monument to first lady Melania Trump has been erected in her home town in Slovenia — but locals say the bizarre effigy is an insult to the famous former neighbor, according to a new reports. The statue...
00:17, 07/06/2019

Melania Trump Gets a Statue Near Her Hometown, Carved by Chain Saw An American artist commissioned a local amateur wood carver to create “the first monument to Melania” in her native Slovenia. Not everyone is impressed....
18:36, 07/06/2019

Egypt asks Interpol to help it retrieve King Tut statue Egypt says it has asked Interpol to help track down a 3,000-year-old sculpture of the famed boy pharaoh Tutankhamun after Christie’s auctioned it off last week despite Cairo’s objections...
03:00, 07/10/2019

Sweden defender Fischer's statue vandalized in Linkoping Sweden defender Nilla Fischer's statue was vandalized in Linkoping, an incident which, according to midfielder Caroline Seger, raises deeper questions about gender equality in the country....
21:00, 06/15/2019

Angered by This Roosevelt Statue? A Museum Wants Visitors to Weigh In Conversation about monuments has reached a fever pitch, and the city was split on this one. The American Museum of Natural History is opening an exhibition on it....
01:17, 07/16/2019

Confederate statue at Kentucky cemetery defaced with paint BARDSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A Confederate statue at a cemetery in Bardstown, Kentucky, has been vandalized with orange paint, similar to vandalism that’s appeared on a Confederate statue in Louisville. Bardstown police tell news outlets that the pain...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Poland: Statue of priest accused of abuse removed A statue featuring a Polish priest suspected of child sex abuse was removed from the grounds of a major Catholic pilgrimage site in central Poland, days ahead of a meeting between Polish bishops and the Vatican's sex crimes investigator....
16:34, 06/12/2019

Robert E. Lee statue bidder identified as Dallas law firm DALLAS (AP) — Records show a Dallas-based law firm put in the winning bid for a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that once stood in a city park. City Council documents show the top bid of $1.435 million came from Holmes Firm PC. The firm has ...
21:17, 06/12/2019

Egypt tries to stop sale of Tutankhamun statue in London Officials fear bust of pharaoh might have been looted from Karnak temple in LuxorEgyptian authorities are trying to stop the auction of a statue of Tutankhamun’s head at Christie’s auction house in London next month after concerns were raised that th...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Melania Trump tree statue gets mixed reviews Melania Trump has made a surprise reappearance near her Slovenian hometown of Sevnica, emerging from a tree stump in the form of a rustic wood statue....
06:34, 07/08/2019

Rio’s Christ the Redeemer Statue Survives Despite Lightning Strikes Perhaps the best-known landmark in the vast country of Brazil is the colossal statue, ‘Christ the Redeemer’. At 125 feet high, it continues to stand tall despite the fact that it has been struck by lightning multiple times.  ...
07:17, 06/30/2019

Botched Spanish statue that went viral is lovingly unrestored Reverse restoration of St George in Navarre shows him in his true coloursBrussels drops Michael Jackson costume plan for Manneken PisAfter a year’s exile and hundreds of hours of painstaking work, a 16th-century polychrome statue of Saint George and ...
18:34, 06/21/2019

Trump baby blimp flies again in London with thousands set to protest UK visit A 20-foot-tall blimp depicting President Donald Trump as a baby was raised Tuesday morning in London, with thousands expected to protest against the U.S. president's state visit to the U.K....
12:51, 06/04/2019

Jacinda Ardern Flies Commercial After Snag Hits Air Force Plane New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was forced to fly home on a commercial flight on Friday after a technical snag hit her air force plane, following a two-day trip to Australia, where she spoke......
00:51, 07/20/2019

US successfully flies its newest hypersonic missile on mighty Air Force bomber The "captive carry flight test" evaluates the mock weapon during flight and is the Air Force's latest step in the budding hypersonic arms race between China and Russia....
20:34, 06/17/2019

#TheBreakaway - A great day for Geraint Thomas as defending champion flies under the radar "In #TheBreakaway after Stage 6 of the 2019 Tour de France, Orla Chennaoui, Brian Smith and Adam Blythe discuss La Planche des Belles Filles, Giulio Ciccone going into yellow (01:40), and Thibaut Pinot’s strong performance (04:20). Luke Rowe talks to...
21:51, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Norwegian Air flies fewer passengers in June due to Boeing MAX grounding Passenger numbers at Norwegian Air fell 1% year-on-year in June as the budget airline took another hit from the ongoing grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX planes....
10:00, 07/04/2019

Confetti flies on Broadway as New York fetes U.S. women's soccer team Amid confetti and chants of "equal pay," New York honored the U.S. women's soccer team on Wednesday with a ticker-tape parade down the "Canyon of Heroes," celebrating its World Cup triumph and paying tribute to the players' emergence as icons of wome...
17:17, 07/10/2019

'Trump baby' balloon flies outside British parliament as protests expected A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a sneering baby in a diaper flew outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of what is expected to be one of the city's largest protests against a foreign leader....
12:34, 06/04/2019

'Like a horror film': vast swarms of flies plague Russian villages Local residents in Urals describe sweeping bucketfuls of dead flies from their homesVillages in Russia’s Urals region have been invaded by vast swarms of flies that have sparked health concerns and fears for local harvests.“You can’t hang out your wa...
19:51, 06/14/2019

World View flies its remote sensing balloon for 16 days and 5,000km Track of the 16-day Stratollite mission from mid-May to early June. [credit: World View ] When we last heard from World View, the company wa...
19:34, 06/05/2019

Rajnath Singh Flies To Siachen Today, His First Visit As Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will today meet troops at Siachen Glacier - the world's highest battlefield - in his first visit outside the national capital as Defence Minister....
07:17, 06/03/2019

Swiss aerial display team flies over yodeling festival by mistake Switzerland's Patrouille Suisse squadron has apologized for making a fly-by over the wrong municipality. Instead of marking the centenary of an aviation pioneer's death, it startled visitors at a yodeling event....
18:17, 07/08/2019

'Trump Baby' Balloon Flies Outside British Parliament, Protests Expected A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a sneering baby in a diaper flew outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of what is expected to be one of the city's largest......
19:34, 06/04/2019

The Cool Kaiju Easter Egg Godzilla: King of the Monsters Just Flies Right Past Godzilla: King of the Monsters does a lot of things—the vast majority of them delectably silly—in order to rapidly veer its dumb-as-rocks human heroes from Monster Fight A to Monster Fight B. But at one point, the movie was barreling along so fast, i...
05:17, 06/04/2019

Mamata Banerjee To Addresses Mega Trinamool Rally In Kolkata West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will address Trinamool Congress's (TMC) mega Martyrs' Day rally in Kolkata today. This rally is organised by TMC every year on July 21 in the memory of the......
08:34, 07/21/2019

7 Signs of Fascism, Says Trinamool's Mahua Moitra In Debut Speech Mahua Moitra, the Trinamool Congress's new legislator, remained firmly on Twitter trends with her debut speech in parliament where she warned that India is displaying all the signs of Fascism put up......
11:17, 06/26/2019

Let State Governments Function Smoothly: Trinamool After All-Party Meet The Trinamool Congress on Sunday said state governments should be allowed to carry out their duties without any intervention from the Centre, amid political violence and a doctors' strike that has......
16:00, 06/16/2019

In A Unique Protest, Trinamool Lawmaker Plays Football Outside Parliament Trinamool Congress lawmaker Prasun Banerjee on Thursday played football, along with former international footballer Gautam Sarkar, inside parliament premises to promote the sport. He said he carried......
14:34, 07/11/2019

Trinamool Leader Accuses BJP For "Fake Cards" With Mamata Banerjee's Name The ruling Trinamool Congress on Tuesday slammed the BJP for allegedly engineering the circulation in the social media a fake membership card bearing the name of its supremo Mamata Banerjee....
04:17, 07/10/2019

Apologise To People For Mistakes: Mamata Banerjee To Trinamool Leaders Stung by defections and poor show in the Lok Sabha polls, West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Thursday gave some pep-talk to her party lawmakers asking them to be more humble......
00:51, 07/12/2019

Mukul Roy, Ex-Trinamool Leader, Calls Singur Agitation A "Mistake" Senior BJP leader Mukul Roy on Saturday said the Singur movement, which had catapulted Mamata Banerjee and the Trinamool Congress to power in West Bengal, was a "mistake", as it neither helped......
07:00, 06/09/2019

Top Court Won't Meddle With HC Order Involving Trinamool Leader's Wife The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to interfere with the Calcutta High Court order which put in abeyance the summons issued by the Customs Department against Trinamool Congress lawmaker Abhishek......
08:17, 07/04/2019

Heckled By BJP Workers, Car Vandalised, Alleges Trinamool Congress Leader Trinamool Congress MLA Udyan Guha alleged that he was heckled by BJP activists in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district on Sunday and his car vandalised as he was on his way to a party programme....
01:17, 07/01/2019

As More Trinamool Leaders Join BJP, Mamata Banerjee's Swipe At Defectors Stung by Trinamool Congress leaders defecting to the BJP after the Lok Sabha Elections, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today launched an attack on them by calling them "greedy and corrupt" even......
17:00, 06/18/2019

PM Disrespects Federal Structure, Says Trinamool On Cyclone Fani Call The Trinamool Congress has criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not calling Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to inquire about the ground situation after Cyclone Fani hit the state on Saturday,......
07:00, 05/05/2019

BJP Candidate In Trouble For Lunch With Trinamool Leader Claims "Plot" A BJP candidate in trouble after meeting with a Trinamool Congress leader has alleged that he was tricked and the media had been called before his arrival to create a false impression. Anupam Hazra,......
21:17, 04/30/2019

Bankura District Magistrate Removed After BJP-Trinamool Congress Clashes The Election Commission today ordered the removal of Bankura District Magistrate Uma Shankar, following clashes between Trinamool Congress and BJP workers in the West Bengal constituency during the......
22:51, 05/12/2019

After Violence-Marred Polling, BJP, Trinamool Approach Poll Body The Trinamool Congress and the BJP workers on Monday clashed at many places during voting in eight constituencies of West Bengal, repeating the pattern of violence that has marred the ongoing national......
03:00, 04/30/2019

Trinamool Seeks Election Commission's Intervention Over Asansol Violence A Trinamool Congress (TMC) delegation led by party MP Shukhendu Shekhar Roy on Monday sought time from Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) West Bengal in connection with BJP leader and Union Minister......
12:00, 04/29/2019

Amid Battle With BJP Over Kolkata Violence, Trinamool Cites "Evidence" Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress has claimed to have "irrefutable evidence" that BJP goons are responsible for yesterday's violence at Amit Shah's rally and the vandalism at Vidyasagar College in......
20:17, 05/15/2019

"Absolutely Unethical": PM's Kedarnath Trip Violates Code, Says Trinamool The Trinamool Congress has complained to the Election Commission that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "widely televised" visit to Kedarnath shrine in the higher reaches of Uttarakhand was a violation......
09:00, 05/19/2019

BJP Workers Evicted From Hotel After Trinamool Candidate Alerts Cops Hours after BJP chief Amit Shah held a rally in West Bengal's Barasat, about 40 km from Kolkata, there was high drama in the constituency last night....
09:17, 05/14/2019

BJP Candidate Claims Trinamool Placed Special Mark On Voting Machines Bengal's BJP candidate Anupam Hazra has accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of placing a special mark against its election symbol in the Electronic Voting Machine to draw the voters' eye....
16:00, 05/19/2019

Like "Rats Abandoning Ship...": Trinamool Jabs Partymen's Switch To BJP The TMC on Tuesday likened its MLAs who have joined the BJP on Tuesday to "rats abandoning a ship sensing danger" and said people will give them a befitting reply....
19:34, 05/28/2019

BJP's Diamond Harbour Candidate Alleges Assault By Trinamool Workers Nilanjan Roy, the BJP's Lok Sabha election candidate from Diamond Harbour in West Bengal, was attacked by a group of men as he headed out to campaign on Saturday. Mr Roy, who was on an open top car,......
04:17, 05/05/2019

Trinamool Moves Poll Body Over 'The Great Khali' Campaigning For BJP Trinamool Congress moved the Election Commission after the "American" wrestler "The Great Khali" had taken part in the campaigning for a BJP nominee in Kolkata....
19:51, 04/28/2019

"Caller Claiming To Be Babul Supriyo Threatening Me": Trinamool Leader Mayor of Asansol Municipal Corporation and Trinamool Congress MLA Jitendra Kumar Tiwari on Saturday complained to the police that a caller, claiming himself to be Union Minister Babul Supriyo, has......
21:00, 06/01/2019

Disney's 'The Lion King' is 'critic proof,' on pace for $175 million US debut despite mixed reviews Despite a smattering of mixed reviews from critics, general consensus is that Disney's remake of "The Lion King" will score at least $175 million in its opening weekend in the U.S., if not more....
16:17, 07/16/2019

Proof of the Reality of Slavery ‘Up North’ in New York City and Its Aftermath Is in Danger of Disappearing Forever A report just last year found that when it comes to teaching about slavery — the very economic and social foundation on which this nation was built — the U.S. does a piss poor job....
10:17, 05/14/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo denies Clinton campaign accepted foreign dirt on Trump, says there isn't 'any proof' CNN anchor Chris Cuomo rejected the idea that the Hillary Clinton campaign accepted dirt on then-candidate Donald Trump from a foreign government during the 2016 election, saying there isn't "any proof" of it....
05:51, 06/13/2019

Statue Of King Tut, Which Egypt Claims Was Stolen, Sells For $6 Million A 3,000-year-old bust of Egypt's boy king Tutankhamen was auctioned off Thursday in London for nearly $6 million, despite claims by the Egyptian government that it was looted and smuggled out of the......
04:00, 07/06/2019

Tiny Virgin Mary statue sparks neighborhood dispute A Novi family says their homeowners association is discriminating against them because they're Catholic.        ...
09:17, 07/06/2019

Outrage after Instagram model smashes nose off Poland statue One Instagram model has been slammed on social media for defacing a 200-year-old statue in Poland, reportedly in hopes of gaining more followers. In recent days, influencer Julia Slonska has been blasted for a 6-second video in which she knocks the n...
17:00, 05/20/2019

South Korean men detained for spitting on comfort woman statue Four men who allegedly spat on a statue memorializing the nation's comfort women say they committed acts to "deride" victims of Japanese wartime brothels....
17:51, 07/10/2019

Statue of Liberty to restrict commercial tours as new museum opens A New York tour guide group "strongly condemns" the restrictions for the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island immigration museum.        ...
15:34, 05/07/2019

Nicky Winmar statue unveiled at Optus Stadium in Perth Famous stance against racism immortalisedAFL great hopes for more education on issueAFL great Nicky Winmar hopes the unveiling of a statue in Perth depicting his famous stance against racism will help encourage more dialogue and education on the issu...
13:18, 07/06/2019

‘Worse than Ronaldo’s’: fans mock George Best statue in Belfast Artwork joins list of footballers’ bronzes that received less than glowing reviewsFrom Cristiano Ronaldo to Diego Maradona, a dubious likeness in bronze has become almost de rigueur for any self-respecting football superstar.Now the late, great Georg...
20:17, 05/23/2019

Egypt Condemns Planned Auction Of Pharoah Statue Head Egypt on Wednesday condemned a planned London auction by Christie's of a head from a statue of Pharoah Tutankhamun, which is set to proceed despite Cairo's concerns over paperwork....
07:00, 07/04/2019

Amit Shah Promises To Build 80-Feet Statue Of Nishadraj In UP In a bid to woo the Nishad (boatman) community ahead of the final two phases of Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh, BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday promised to build an 80-feet tall statue of......
08:00, 05/10/2019

Marilyn Monroe statue stolen from atop Hollywood art space A stainless steel statue of Marilyn Monroe that stood atop a two-story Hollywood public art space near the famous Walk of Fame for 25 years vanished Monday....
01:51, 06/20/2019

Thief takes Marilyn Monroe statue from Hollywood gazebo LOS ANGELES (AP) — Goodbye, Norma Jean? Officials say someone climbed a more than two-story tall Hollywood public art piece and stole a statue of Marilyn Monroe. The statue depicting Monroe in her iconic pose from the 1955 film “The Seven Year ...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Poet laureate writes tribute for Statue of Liberty Museum At a time when families have been separated at the Mexican border and children placed in cages, the country’s poet laureate is invoking an old and welcoming spirit for those seeking to live in the U.S....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Marilyn Monroe statue stolen from Hollywood Walk of Fame A glittery statue of Marilyn Monroe was sawed off its perch and stolen from the “Four Ladies of Hollywood” gazebo in California this week, according to new reports. The figure, erected in 1994, depicting Monroe in a scene from the 1955 film “The Seve...
15:00, 06/19/2019

Diane von Fürstenberg realizes dream of Statue of Liberty museum Like Lady Liberty, she knows something about flowing gowns. Wrap-dress impresario Diane von Fürstenberg led a massive fundraising effort to build a new museum dedicated to the Statue of Liberty, and the fruits of her labor will go on display for the ...
08:17, 05/14/2019

7-Foot Rosewood Ram Statue To Be Unveiled By Yogi Adityanath In Ayodhya Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will visit Ayodhya on Friday to unveil a seven-foot tall statue of Lord Ram at a museum. The statue, made of a single block of rosewood and purchased for......
15:34, 06/06/2019

Judge tosses complaint to force return of Confederate statue WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina judge has dismissed a complaint which sought to have a city return a Confederate statue to the site from which it was removed almost two months ago. A Forsyth County judge on Wednesday dismissed the complai...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Robert E. Lee statue removed from Dallas park sells for $1.4M after bidding war  A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was sold online for more than $1.4 million on Wednesday after it was removed from a Dallas park nearly two years ago over concerns the monument was racist....
19:00, 06/06/2019

Lily Parr, trailblazing 1920s footballer, to be honoured with statue First prominent public sculpture of a female footballer will be unveiled in Manchester in JuneMore than a century after the first women’s football match and 110 statues of male players, the first prominent public sculpture of a female footballer will...
22:34, 05/10/2019

Report: Real estate title firm exposes data in 885M flies SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A respected security blog is reporting that a flaw on the website of a major real estate title company exposed the bank account numbers and other sensitive information contained in 885 million files. Krebs On ...
02:34, 05/25/2019

Watch: Air Force Jet Flies Into Birds, Drops Fuel Tanks, Practice Bombs An Indian Air Force pilot's presence of mind and swift response may have saved his life and potentially those on the ground when the fighter jet he was flying ran into birds on Thursday morning in......
01:51, 06/29/2019

Trump Fans Booed Fox News and Dropped Like Flies at Deranged Campaign Rally It’s generally a good thing when people boo Fox News as the cable news septic tank it is. That said, I never thought it would be an airplane hanger full of hyperventilating MAGA-chuds doing the booing at the encouragement of President Donald Trump—th...
16:00, 05/21/2019

India's Modi flies over cyclone-ravaged east, promises millions to rebuild Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi saw for himself the damage wreaked by a powerful cyclone on Monday, pledging an extra 10 billion rupees ($144 million) to the hardest-hit state of Odisha where hundreds of thousands returned home from shelters....
19:00, 05/06/2019

Kim Jong Un's sister flies solo as she heads to DMZ to meet South Korean officials In a rare contact between North Korean and South Korean officials, Kim Jong Un’ sister met with the South’s officials following the death of a former South Korean first lady on Monday....
22:00, 06/12/2019

Leicester confident of sealing Youri Tielemans deal as player flies to England • Leicester negotiating with Monaco over fee for midfielder• Player hopes to train with Premier League club next weekLeicester are confident of completing the club-record transfer of Youri Tielemans after the Belgium international flew to England wit...
07:01, 07/06/2019

Rush For Selfie With Trinamool's Nusrat Jahan Causes Stage Crash At Rally The rush for selfies caused a stage collapse at a rally of the ruling Trinamool Congress in Bengal's Jhargram today. Popular Bengali actor Nusrat Jahan had gone to the area to campaign for the......
13:34, 05/08/2019

Trinamool Says Will Boycott Centre-Convened Meets, Involves Home Ministry TMC member Saugata Roy Friday said the West Bengal government will continue to boycott meetings called by the centre till the Union Home Ministry stops sending advisory to the state under Article 355....
01:51, 06/22/2019

New Trinamool Lawmakers Mimi Chakraborty, Nusrat Jahan Reach Parliament Actress-turned-politicians Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan on Monday arrived at the Parliament for the first time after getting elected in Bengal in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections from......
18:34, 05/27/2019

Left Parties File Complaint Against Trinamool Congress For ''Vote Loot'' The Left parties on Wednesday lodged a complaint before the Election Commission (EC) against Trinamool Congress (TMC) alleging "vote loot" in booths of the Bolpur seat during fourth phase of Lok Sabha......
06:51, 05/02/2019

Trinamool Lawmaker, Ex-Party Parliamentarian Summoned In Chit Fund Case The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday summoned six persons including Trinamool Congress MP Satabdi Roy and former party MP Kunal Ghosh for questioning in connection with the Saradha chit fund......
20:00, 07/15/2019

Suspended Trinamool Leader Questioned In Saradha Chit Fund Scam The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which has been probing the money laundering aspect of the multi-crore Saradha ponzi scheme, on Wednesday interrogated suspended Trinamool Congress leader Kunal Ghosh......
14:51, 07/17/2019

Trinamool Worker Accused Of Taking "Cut Money" Found Hanging From Tree A Trinamool Congress worker, who was accused of taking cut money from beneficiaries of government schemes, was found hanging in East Burdwan district on Wednesday, police said....
20:51, 06/26/2019

Bangladesh-Born Actor Joins BJP; "International Party," Mocks Trinamool A Bangladesh born actor who became a superstar 30 years ago has now joined the BJP in Kolkata. Anju Ghosh was the star of Bangladesh's biggest blockbuster, Beder Meye Josna, released on June 9, 1989.......
11:00, 06/06/2019

Ahead Of Trinamool's Mega Rally, Babul Supriyo's Sarcastic Tweet Ahead of Mamata Banerjee's mega Kolkata rally today, Union Minister Babul Supriyo took a dig at the Trinamool Congress and said the ruling party in Bengal will be wiped out of the state by 2021 when......
08:34, 07/21/2019

Trinamool Congress Delegation To Meet Sonbhadra Clashes Victims Tomorrow The Trinamool Congress (TMC) today said a team of its lawmakers will meet the victims of Sonbhadra clashes in Uttar Pradesh in which 10 people were killed and several injured....
17:00, 07/19/2019

Mamata Banerjee Claims Train Services Were Curtailed At Trinamool Rally West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday claimed rail services were curtailed to stop people from attending her rally, even as the Railways maintained that it was running a number of special......
22:00, 07/21/2019

Reports that casino money laundering dates to 1990s more proof public inquiry is needed: B.C. Greens Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver pointed to Global News reports showing money laundering in B.C. casinos goes back to the NDP governments of the 1990s....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Keanu Reeves Is a Real-Life Hero and This Epic Fan Encounter Involving an Ice Cream Cone Is Proof Keanu Reeves doesn’t just play a hero in the movies, he is one in real life, too. At least according to one fan who posted a story on Twitter about getting the John Wick star’s autograph back as a 16-year-old working in a movie theater. &...
20:17, 05/22/2019

Man Who Vandalised Trump "Hollywood star" Stole Marilyn Monroe Statue A man who vandalized President Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star last summer was charged Monday with the theft of a nearby statue of Marilyn Monroe....
06:17, 06/25/2019

Retrial planned for Delaware man who broke thumb off $4.5M terracotta warrior statue Federal prosecutors said Thursday they plan to retry a Delaware man who admitted to breaking off a thumb of a $4.5 million ancient terra cotta warrior statue....
05:34, 05/17/2019

'Scarecrow' statue of Melania Trump unveiled in Slovenia to mixed reviews Life-size image on the outskirts of Sevnica, the US first lady’s home town, was carved into a tree using a chainsawAfter Melania cake, Melania honey and even Melania slippers, the Slovenian home town of the US first lady will now boast a statue of it...
02:17, 07/06/2019

Exclusive: Controversial King Tut statue has sketchy origins. Now Christie's is selling it. As a diplomatic dispute rages between Egypt and the auction house Christie's in London over a sculpture depicting the head of the pharaoh Tutankhamun , set to be auctioned on July 4, a Live Science investigation reveals several clues as to where this...
13:34, 06/27/2019

Statue of Liberty's $100M museum opening this week after two years of construction The new Statue of Liberty museum is set to open its doors Thursday after more than two years of construction on the $100 million publicly funded project on Liberty Island....
14:34, 05/15/2019

Mets unveil renamed Tom Seaver street, announce plans for statue Legendary Met Tom Seaver never played a single game at Citi Field, but he’ll be remembered there forever. What used to be 126th Street — from Northern Boulevard to Roosevelt Avenue — was officially renamed Tom Seaver Way on Thursday morning, and Citi...
22:51, 06/27/2019

As USWNT celebrates, Brandi Chastain statue unveiled outside Rose Bowl The statue shows Chastain, a star of the 1999 squad that inspired members of the current USWNT, in her iconic pose after scoring on the World Cup-winning penalty kick and ripping her jersey off in jubilation....
08:34, 07/11/2019

Statue Of Syama Prasad Mookerjee Unveiled In Jammu And Kashmir's Kathua A 17.5-metre high statue of BJP ideologue Syama Prasad Mookerjee, his first in Jammu and Kashmir, was unveiled in Kathua district Saturday, coinciding with his 118th birth anniversary....
21:34, 07/06/2019

‘She might like it’: Slovenian pipe layer who carved Melania’s statue isn’t laughing with critics Ales "Maxi" Zupevc was born in the same month, the same year and the same hospital as Melania Trump, according to American artist Brad Downey. "But let’s face it,” Zupevc said. “She owns half of America, while I have nothing.”...
02:17, 07/09/2019

Armored truck door flies open on Atlanta highway, drivers grab cash An armored truck’s side door flew open while it was going down an Atlanta interstate on Tuesday night, spilling hundreds of thousands of dollars out onto the roadway — and making it the best day ever for passing drivers. “Vehicles i...
04:17, 07/11/2019

Trinamool Seeks Meeting With Election Body After Amit Shah Rally Violence The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Tuesday sought a meeting with the Election Commission over the destruction of a statue of Bengali writer and philosopher Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar during clashes......
06:00, 05/15/2019

After Violence At Amit Shah Rally, Trinamool Leaders Change Profile Pics Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, a name every Bengali has grown up with, has been dragged into the acrimonious and violence-hit national election campaign in West Bengal. A day after a statue of the iconic......
16:00, 05/15/2019

Andy Cohen Snapped! This Vanderpump Rules Reunion Sneak Peek Is Proof Even the Breaks Are Super Intense Bravo's reunions usually go one of two ways: There are the ones where nothing really happens, and then the specials so filled with drama it makes your head spin. The Vanderpump Rules season......
22:00, 05/13/2019

Google 3D-prints replica of historic Assyrian statue destroyed by ISIS in 2015 Ordinary people weren’t the only victims of ISIS. The terror group also waged war on humanity’s cultural heritage, destroying ancient libraries, monuments, and statues. And now, thanks to the magic of technology, they’re coming back. Google today ann...
15:00, 07/02/2019

Melania Trump honored with odd statue likened to a 'scarecrow' in her Slovenian home town First Lady Melania Trump’s Slovenian home town is paying a tribute to her as a “Slovenian hero” with wood-carved statue that has raised some eyebrows, with some decrying it as a “scarecrow.”...
23:00, 07/06/2019

Wooden Melania Trump statue unveiled near her Slovenian hometown gets mixed reviews Melania Trump is back in Slovenia – in the form of a wooden statue commissioned by US artist Brad Downey and created by local artisan Ales Zupevc.       ...
19:51, 07/06/2019

Maurizio Sarri's agent flies in for Chelsea talks as Juventus move proves tempting Maurizio Sarri's representative Alessandro Pellegrini has joined influential agent Fali Ramadani in London to hold talks with Chelsea on Friday over the coach's future at Stamford Bridge....
13:51, 05/31/2019

Brandi Chastain's iconic Women's World Cup moment immortalized with statue outside Rose Bowl Former U.S. women’s soccer star Brandi Chastain was honored with a statue outside the Rose Bowl in California on Wednesday to celebrate the 1999 World Cup-winning team....
01:00, 07/13/2019

A Wood-Carved Statue of Melania Trump Has Been Unveiled in Her Hometown. Local Residents Are Bemused A new monument to Melania Trump has been erected in her hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia, and its creators are calling it the first public statue in commemoration of her. The idea came to Brad Downey, an artist from Kentucky currently based in Berlin ac...
21:34, 07/06/2019

Man who destroyed Trump's Walk Of Fame star has been arrested for stealing Marilyn Monroe statue Last July, a man named Austin Clay was arrested after he destroyed Donald Trump’s Hollywood Walk Of Fame star with a pickax that he had hidden in a guitar case. As the story goes, he then called the cops on himself, told them “see you soon,” and pati...
02:34, 06/24/2019

'Just like real Melania': A wooden statue of the First Lady that was carved using a chainsaw draws a crowd in her hometown Borut Zivulovic/Reuters A life-size statue of First Lady Melania Trump that was carved out of a living tree with a chainsaw was unveiled in her hometown of Sevnica in Slovenia on Friday. The sculpture's commissioner said he understood why some peop...
21:00, 07/06/2019

Nebraska woman calls for Spider-Man statue to be taken down over 'demonic' imagery, despite being faith-based art project A Nebraska woman is asking that a sculpture depicting the hands of Spider-Man be taken down over claims that the statue is “demonic” and “anti-Christian,’ despite the fact that it was built as part of faith-based community organization project. ...
19:00, 07/19/2019

$9M to quarantine fruit flies? Anti-government waste group exposes billions in pork-barrel spending An anti-government waste group has identified millions of taxpayer dollars allegedly frittered away on “absurd nature-related earmarks,” including $9 million to “quarantine fruit flies” and $13.8 million to “manage wild horses.”...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Tottenham star Christian Eriksen wants statue for Lucas Moura after stunning Champions League hat-trick Totttenham midfielder Christian Eriksen joked that his teammate Lucas Moura should have a statue built in his honour, after his hat-trick sent them into the Champions League final....
01:51, 05/09/2019

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook official called to testify before the House Committee on Homeland Security on Wednesday said the company has...
10:34, 06/27/2019

Build-A-Bear's Pay Your Age returns with chaos-proof plan! Some kids still won't get a toy The maker of "furry friends" toys has a plan to avoid long lines and closed stores of last summer. But not every child who wants a toy will get one.        ...
14:17, 06/11/2019

Best rugged laptops of 2019: we test drop-proof laptops for working outside Welcome to our list of the best rugged laptops of 2019. On this page you'll find the best laptops for working in busy, dangerous and extreme conditions. Every rugged laptop on this list has been built to last, and can withstand drops, knocks, wa...
00:00, 06/29/2019

LSU frat ordered pledge to chug 190-proof liquor at 'Bible study' event. He died A Louisiana State University student has testified Phi Delta Theta fraternity members ordered a pledge to chug hard liquor before he died.        ...
16:17, 07/12/2019

Best rugged tablets of 2019: the best drop-proof tablets you can buy Welcome to our pick of the best rugged tablets money can buy in 2019. If you often work outside or in busy environments, a rugged tablet is the ideal tool. These powerful handheld devices are built to withstand knocks and drops, as well as extreme &#...
21:51, 06/25/2019

107 Bengal Lawmakers Will Switch To BJP "Very Soon", Says Mukul Roy As many as 107 legislators of Trinamool Congress, the Left and the Congress are in touch with the BJP, party leader Mukul Roy claimed on Saturday, vowing to bring down the Mamata Banerjee government......
03:34, 07/14/2019

Clashes Again In Bengal's Bhatpara Soon After BJP Team's Visit Clashes broke out again in West Bengal's Bhatpara, barely 30 km north of Kolkata, on Saturday soon after a team of BJP leaders visited the violence-hit town. The three-member BJP delegation visited......
12:34, 06/22/2019

BJP Declares New Slogan To Accompany "Jai Shri Ram" To Win Over Bengal The BJP on Monday said that it will continue campaigning in West Bengal with the slogans "Jai Shri Ram" and "Jai Maha Kali" until the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress is ousted from power....
22:34, 06/03/2019

Elephant Killed After Being Run Over By Speeding Train In Bengal A male adult elephant was run over and killed and another was injured by a running train in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal, forest department officials said on Monday....
02:51, 07/02/2019

"Centre Has Not Given Nod To Change West Bengal's Name," Says Minister The Centre has not yet given its nod to change the name of West Bengal to ''Bangla'' as proposed by the Mamata Banerjee government, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said on Wednesday....
19:17, 07/03/2019

Bengal Ex-Cop, Now BJP Candidate, Stopped At 2 am; Cash Seized From Car Around 2 am at a town around 114 km from Kolkata, policemen stopped a car and reportedly seized cash worth over Rs one lakh. The car owner was their former boss Bharati Ghosh, who is contesting the......
13:17, 05/10/2019

Notice To Trinamool, Sharad Pawar's Party Over National Party Status The Nationalist Congress Party, the Trinamool Congress and the Communist Party of India face the prospect of losing their national party status following their performance in the Lok Sabha elections,......
02:00, 07/19/2019

Rose Bowl statue honors Brandi Chastain's '99 World Cup win A statue capturing Brandi Chastain's iconic reaction to scoring the U.S. team's winning goal in the 1999 Women's World Cup has been unveiled outside the Rose Bowl       ...
20:00, 07/11/2019

First look: New Statue of Liberty Museum is crown jewel of Liberty Island upgrade More than two years after breaking ground, and funded by a $100 million public campaign, the new Statue of Liberty Museum opens Thursday.        ...
16:00, 05/14/2019

'Goodbye, Norma Jean?': Marilyn Monroe statue stolen from Hollywood gazebo Los Angeles officials say someone stole a statue of Marilyn Monroe in her iconic pose from the 1995 film "The Seven Year Itch."        ...
13:17, 06/20/2019

'Tank Man' statue unveiled at DC Tiananmen rally A foundation dedicated to memorializing victims of communism marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre by unveiling a statue of the iconic "Tank Man" during a rally in Washington, D.C. (June 4)       ...
01:17, 06/05/2019

"Not Worried About Didi's Anger," PM Modi Says In West Bengal Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to hold five public rallies inpoll-bound districts of West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh days before 59 seats vote in the sixth phase on Sunday....
09:51, 05/09/2019

"Have Every Right": Amit Shah On Seeking End To Bengal Political Killings Sparring between the BJP and Trinamool Congress continued on Monday, with Home Minister Amit Shah saying that the Centre has every right to demand that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "immediately end"......
02:51, 07/02/2019

PM "Mahishasura", "Bengal Durga" Will Defeat Him: Chandrababu Naidu Invoking Hindu Mythology, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as mythical demon king Mahishasura who, he said, has to be defeated by "Bengal......
02:34, 05/11/2019

BJP Candidate Babul Supriyo's Car Vandalised In Bengal's Asansol Union Minister and sitting MP Babul Supriyo's car was vandalised outside a polling booth in West Bengal's Asansol today. Reports of EVM malfunctioning in three states and poll boycott in West Bengal's......
06:34, 04/29/2019

NSA Ajit Doval's Son, 10 Bengal BJP Candidates Get VIP Security Cover Shaurya Doval, son of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, has been accorded a top "Z" category level security in view of potential threats to him, officials said on Tuesday....
21:17, 04/30/2019

India prepares for 'extremely severe' Bay of Bengal cyclone Indian authorities have evacuated hundreds of thousands of people along the country's eastern coast ahead of a cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal....
11:51, 05/02/2019

Situation In West Bengal Nothing Less Than Emergency: Prakash Javadekar The situation in West Bengal is akin to a "state of emergency" under Mamata Banerjee's rule, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday, asserting that the BJP believes in democracy and is......
02:51, 06/26/2019

Terrorist Group Using Some Madrasas In Bengal For Radicalisation: Centre Terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh is using some Madrasas in Burdwan and Murshidabad district of West Bengal for radicalization and recruitment activities, Union Home Ministry said on......
22:51, 07/02/2019

BJP Accuses Bengal Government Of Trying To Create ''West Bangladesh'' The BJP today accused the Mamata Banerjee government of trying to create "West Bangladesh" by allowing infiltrators from Bangladesh to settle in West Bengal....
02:51, 06/26/2019

BJP Claims Worker Beaten In Bengal For Chanting "Jai Shri Ram" The BJP claimed today that one of its workers was allegedly beaten to death by Trinamool Congress activists in West Bengal's Nadia district for chanting ''Jai Shri Ram''. Trinamool termed the......
21:34, 07/06/2019

710 Companies Of Central Forces To Be Deployed In Bengal On Polling Day As many as 710 companies of central forces will be deployed in West Bengal for the seventh phase of Lok Sabha Election 2019 after the state witnessed violence in the previous phases of national......
09:17, 05/14/2019

How The Muslim Vote In Bengal May Play Out: Prannoy Roy's Analysis The battle for Bengal's 42 seats is proving one of the toughest this election, with the BJP aiming for 23 seats and chief minister Mamata Banerjee determined not to cede any....
01:34, 05/04/2019

Election Body Invokes Article 324 After Bengal Clashes. What It Says... The Election Commission today invoked Article 324 of the Constitution to prohibit election campaigning in nine constituencies of West Bengal from 10 pm on Thursday until the conclusion of the Lok......
20:17, 05/15/2019

West Bengal Sends 31 Crorepatis To Lok Sabha, 5 More That 2014 Of the 42 elected Lok Sabha MPs from West Bengal, 31 are crorepatis, five more from than the 2014 tally, while 23 parliamentarians have declared criminal cases against them, a study said....
04:17, 05/28/2019

Centre, BJP Trying To "Create Riots" In Bengal, Says Mamata Banerjee Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the Centre of trying to cause riots and bring down her government, saying it was because she was protesting against the BJP's misdeeds. The Chief......
15:00, 06/10/2019

"If You Stay In Bengal, You Have To Learn Bangla": Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee yesterday launched another attack onwhat she saw as the ruling BJP's attempt to "turn Bengal into Gujarat", declaring that "if you stay in Bengal, you have......
08:00, 06/15/2019

Aiming For Two-Third Majority In Bengal Polls: BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Buoyed by major gains in Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, the BJP is aiming for more than two-third majority in the state assembly elections due in 2021 and is even prepared for early polls in the......
19:34, 05/28/2019

13.41 Per cent Polling Till 9 am in 9 Lok Sabha seats In Bengal An estimated 13.41 per cent of the 1,49,63,064 voters exercised their franchise in nine Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal till 9 am on Sunday, an Election Commission official said....
09:00, 05/19/2019

BJP Says Will Defy Bar On Political Party Programmes In West Bengal On a day West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid political violence in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party said it is not demanding President's rule there......
19:17, 06/10/2019

Won't Let Madhya Pradesh Become Bengal: Shivraj Chouhan On BJP Man Death Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday slammed the killing of a 60-year-old man by a Congress supporter in Indore allegedly for "voting for the BJP" and said he won't......
20:00, 05/20/2019

Former Bengal faces assault charges in American Samoa PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — Court documents allege former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene used a pipe, golf club and broom handle to assault his wife and his sister over allegations he had an extramarital affair while on a trip ...
00:51, 06/07/2019

Over 25,000 Personnel Deployed For Lok Sabha Vote Count In Bengal Bringing the end to the high-voltage Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal - which has virtually become the ground zero of the current elections following the Bharatiya Janata Party's mega push to become a......
19:51, 05/22/2019

How Bengal BJP's "WhatsApp Army" Contributed To Party's Victory The BJP gave a big fight in West Bengal winning 18 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats, bringing down the Trinamool Congress's tally from 34 to 22. The vote share of the BJP in the state stood at close to 40......
20:00, 05/27/2019

Bengal Ministers Take Oath In Lok Sabha, Cheered With "Jai Shri Ram" Union Ministers Babul Supriyo and Debashree Choudhury, who are from West Bengal, were greeted by fellow BJP lawmakers with "Jai Shri Ram" slogans when they were called to take oath as Lok Sabha......
19:00, 06/17/2019

Day After Bengal Shocker, Mamata Banerjee Speaks Out With Poetry The verdict is out. A day after the BJP's landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections, headlined by a stunning performance in West Bengal, where it significantly improved its tally compared to 2014,......
23:34, 05/24/2019

BJP Worker Shot Dead In Bengal, 2 Arrested: Cops A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker was shot dead in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district and two persons have been arrested in the matter, police said on Monday....
15:34, 05/27/2019

BJP Moves To Double Digits - Up From 2 - In Bengal: Poll Of Polls Despite Mamata Banerjee's spirited fight, the BJP is expected to win more than a dozen of the state's 42 seats, says the poll of polls, an aggregate of exit polls....
22:00, 05/19/2019

"Constitutional Machinery Breakdown": BJP On Curtailed Bengal Campaign Finance Minister Arun Jatiley today targeted the Mamata Banerjee government over the Election Commission ordering the cutting short of campaigning in Bengal for the final phase of the national......
20:17, 05/15/2019

BJP Is Now "Government-In-Waiting" In Bengal, Admits Chandan Mitra The BJP's remarkable score in West Bengal, a long-time Left bastion-turned-Trinamool fortress, was among the big stories of the national election as votes were counted on Thursday. Chief Minister......
11:34, 05/23/2019

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City.        ...
02:51, 07/15/2019

Bengal Doctors Agree To Meet With Mamata Banerjee, Set One Condition After nearly a week of strike, the doctors in Bengal said they were ready for talks with the government. Junior doctors, who had been protesting after a colleague at a government hospital was......
16:00, 06/16/2019

No "Honest Initiative" From Mamata Banerjee, Say Bengal Doctors: 10 Facts The strike by doctors in West Bengal is likely to continue into a sixth day today after junior doctors, in a late-night meeting on Saturday, said they would not return to work. This came after yet......
06:00, 06/16/2019

"Never Promised Separate State": Bengal BJP Leader On Gorkhaland Issue West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh, whose party swept the north Bengal region including Darjeeling seat in the Lok Sabha elections, Sunday said the party has never promised to create a separate......
23:17, 07/14/2019

Wrong To Blame "Outsiders" For Political Violence In Bengal: RSS Chief Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat Sunday lamented the "political violence" in West Bengal and said calling those protesting against such killings as "outsiders" was wrong....
04:51, 06/17/2019

"Situation Under Control": Bengal Counters Centre's Advisory On Violence There were only a few "stray post-poll clashes" in West Bengal and the situation in the state was "under control", the Mamata Banerjee government said Sunday in a letter to the centre, which had......
00:00, 06/10/2019

Bengal Face-Off Spirals, BJP Calls For Statewide "Black Day": 10 Points The Bengal BJP will observe statewide "Black Day" today after some of its party workers were allegedly prevented by the police from holding the funeral of its workers, killed in political clashes on......
05:51, 06/10/2019

Man With Disabilities Dies In Custody, Protesters Block Trains In Bengal Chaos descended on the railway tracks near Kolkata in West Bengal as the family of a 27-year-old man with disabilities, who died in police custody, blocked rail lines demanding the arrest of those......
17:00, 05/09/2019

Prohibitory Orders Imposed In Bengal's Bhatpara After Poll Violence The Election Commission on Monday imposed prohibitory orders in Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, following violence in the area during the assembly by-election on Sunday, a......
08:00, 05/21/2019

"Jai Shri Ram" Slogans Greet Mamata Banerjee In Bengal. Her Reaction Slogans of "Jai Shri Ram" greeted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee when she drove into Chandrakona town on Saturday afternoon for last-minute campaigning in the Arambagh seat, which goes to......
21:00, 05/04/2019

"BJP Will Repeat 2014 Uttar Pradesh Victory In Bengal", Says Ram Madhav Backed by exit poll predictions, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav today said that his party will surprise political analysts with a performance in West Bengal similar to that of Uttar Pradesh in the......
11:51, 05/20/2019

Bengal BJP Chief Slams Amartya Sen Over Remark On "Jai Shri Ram" Slogan West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh on Saturday hit out at Nobel laureate Amartya Sen for his comment on the "Jai Shri Ram"slogan, claiming the economist is not aware of the ground realities as he stays......
21:34, 07/06/2019

Top Court Grants BJP Bengal Candidate Protection From Arrest For 5 Days The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted protection from arrest till May 28 to Arjun Singh, the BJP candidate from Barrackpore constituency in West Bengal, in criminal cases lodged against him by the......
13:34, 05/22/2019

High Court Says Doctors' Protest Must End, Gives Bengal 7 Days To Respond The Calcutta High Court on Friday gave the West Bengal government seven days to respond to a public interest litigation or PIL on the doctors' strike that has crippled medical services in the state....
17:00, 06/14/2019

"No Response" From Mamata Banerjee: Bengal Governor Over Doctors Strike West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi Friday said he called up Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to discuss the issue of junior doctors' strike but got no response from her....
20:51, 06/14/2019

Soldier Killed, Another Injured In Shootout In Bengal's Howrah: Report Central forces have been deployed in the region ahead of Lok Sabha polls for the Howrah seat, which votes on May 6 in the sixth phase of elections. Results will be declared on May 23....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Bengal Governor Briefs PM, Amit Shah On "Ground Situation" Bengal Governor Kesari Nath Tripathi discussed the ground situation in Bengal with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Amit Shah in Delhi today. The Centre has expressed deep concern over......
15:00, 06/10/2019

Cops Kept At Bay, Central Forces To Oversee Bengal Voting In Phase 5 Only central security personnel will oversee the voting process in Bengal during the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on May 6, State Special Police Observer Vivek Dubey has said, adding that......
21:17, 04/30/2019

Cars Set Ablaze, Bombs Hurled In Bengal's Bhatpara Day Before Polls Ahead of the last phase of the marathon Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, clashes broke out between BJP and Trinamool Congress workers in Bhatpara, a constituency where Assembly bypolls are due on......
21:34, 05/18/2019

Bengal Government Reinstates Top Cops Transferred By Election Commission The West Bengal Government has reinstated Anuj Sharma as Kolkata Police Commissioner and other top police officers who were transferred by the Election Commission (EC), according to an official......
15:34, 05/27/2019

Mamata Banerjee Reshuffles Bengal Cabinet After Poll Debacle West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee made major changes in her cabinet on Tuesday following the drubbing her party, Trinamool Congress, received in the Lok Sabha elections....
01:00, 05/29/2019

Babul Supriyo's Car Vandalised In Violence Outside Poll Booth In Bengal The car of BJP parliamentarian Babul Supriyo was vandalised outside a polling booth in West Bengal's Asansol this morning. A clash also broke out between Trinamool Congress workers and security......
06:34, 04/29/2019

Song On Mamata Banerjee's "Cut Money" Crusade Goes Viral In Bengal Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has recently ramped up her attack on her Trinamool Congress party members accepting "cut money" -- a percentage illegally charged by government officials and......
21:17, 06/22/2019

Primary Teachers' Pay Demand "Beyond West Bengal's Capacity": Minister West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee Saturday said the government cannot raise the pay scale of agitating primary school teachers to the level demanded by them as it will incur a huge......
04:34, 07/21/2019

Bengal Students Can Now Choose "Humanity" As Religion On College Forms At least 50 colleges in West Bengal, including a few in the city have added ''humanity'', ''agnostic'', ''secular'' and ''non-religious'' options in the religion column of online admission forms for......
14:34, 06/02/2019

Mamata Banerjee's "Failures" Led To BJP's Bengal Growth: Congress Leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, the Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha, attributed the BJP's growth in West Bengal to Mamata Banerjee's "failures", raising questions on the Chief Minister's "seriousness"......
14:51, 06/27/2019

Bengal Officials Taking "Cut Money" May Now Be Jailed For Life: Report Elected public representatives and government officials in West Bengal who accept "cut money" from beneficiaries of welfare schemes will now be charged under a tough law that provides for life......
11:17, 06/26/2019

"Scared Of Her Own Shadow": PM Targets Mamata Banerjee At Bengal Rally Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Mamata Banerjee has taken "revenge". She is "scared of her own shadow," he said. "Mamata didi had declared publicly two days ago that she will take revenge. She......
16:00, 05/15/2019

BJP Approaches Election Body Alleging "Sabotage" Of Rallies In Bengal A BJP delegation approached the Election Commission (EC) on Monday seeking action against the district magistrate of South 24 Parganas for allegedly sabotaging their party's rallies and also accused......
09:17, 05/14/2019

BJP Leaders Urge Election Body To Take Action Against Bengal Government After BJP chief Amit Shah's first roadshow in Kolkata ended with violence, arson and a police lathicharge, a party delegation, including Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi,......
06:00, 05/15/2019

Mamata Banerjee Responsible For ISIS Threat To Bengal, Says BJP Leader Hours ahead of phase four voting in West Bengal, senior BJP leader Kailash Senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya said on Sunday that if the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress is not removed from......
19:34, 04/28/2019

Key States Updates: Clashes In Bengal, Babul Supriyo's Car Vandalised Phase four of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections began at 7 am today. 72 parliamentary constituencies are voting across 9 states. Here are the live updates from six key states, of the nine voting today....
06:34, 04/29/2019

Amid Prohibitory Orders, Bomb Attack In Bengal's Kankinara Amid prohibitory orders and additional police reinforcement in North 24 Parganas district's Kankinara in West Bengal, two unidentified men today threw a crude bomb in the area and escaped....
10:51, 06/21/2019

Updates From 4 Key States - Haryana, UP, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal The country is all set for the penultimate round of the Lok Sabha election. Voting for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha election in 59 constituencies begins at 7 am today....
03:51, 05/12/2019

Election Commission Biased, Says Arvind Kejriwal On Bengal Campaign Ban Accusing the Election Commission (EC) of being "biased", Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked why the poll panel ordered campaigning be stopped in West Bengal at 10pm on Thursday after Prime......
00:00, 05/17/2019

BJP's Bharati Ghosh In Tears After Being Heckled At Poll Booth In Bengal Bharati Ghosh, a former IPS officer and once a trusted lieutenant of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, was in tears this morning after she was attacked, heckled and pushed to the ground at a......
07:17, 05/12/2019

Elections 2019: Mamata Banerjee's Nephew Among Key Candidates In Bengal Preparations are in place for the seventh and final phase of the general elections in West Bengal, where nine Lok Sabha constituencies will go to polls on Sunday....
09:17, 05/18/2019

Those Attacking Central Forces Should Be Shot On Chest: Bengal BJP Chief West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party President Dilip Ghosh on Sunday said that the central forces had "every right" to open fire in adverse situations, adding that the miscreants attacking the security......
04:00, 05/13/2019

In Bengal, Poll Violence Near Tagore's Shantiniketan, "Abode of Peace" Sporadic clashes and irregularities took place during polling in Bengal, where voters are taking a decision on eight seats today. The worst of these was in Nanoor in Birbhum, a district in the......
11:00, 04/29/2019

Babul Supriyo Says Vehicles Of His Security Personnel Attacked In Bengal Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Sunday alleged that his security personnel's vehicles were attacked with stones by Trinamool Congress (TMC) "goons" near West Bengal's Basirhat....
04:00, 05/13/2019

16 Arrested, Situation Tense Day After Clashes In West Bengal's Bhatpara A day after clashes erupted between two groups in Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, the situation remained tense with prohibitory orders in force and huge police deployment in the......
10:51, 06/21/2019

Congress Bengal Chief Blames Mamata Banerjee For Rise Of BJP In State West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra on Saturday blamed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in the state, saying had she......
20:00, 06/08/2019

Bengal Congress Chief Submits Resignation Letter After Lok Sabha Debacle West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra submitted a letter of resignation from the post taking responsibility for the party''s poor show in the Lok Sabha election, according to a press statement......
16:00, 07/09/2019

Exotic Monkeys, Lion Cub, Smuggled In Nylon Bags; Rescued In Bengal Wildlife officials on Saturday rescued three exotic monkeys and a rare 3-month-old lion cub from traffickers in Kolkata. The animals were found in tightly sewed nylon shopping bags in a car....
16:51, 06/02/2019

Mamata Banerjee Provoking Violence In West Bengal, Says Babul Supriyo Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo on Tuesday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of provoking violence in the state and employing her party workers and police for the same....
00:34, 06/12/2019

CBI Carries Out Raids At 22 Locations In Bengal In Chit Fund Scam Case The CBI is carrying out searches at 22 locations in West Bengal which are the premises of directors and promoters of New Land Agro Industries, one of the accused companies in a ponzi scam case,......
12:00, 07/01/2019

3 Elephants Die After Touching High-Tension Electric Wire In West Bengal Three elephants died after coming in contact with a sagging high-tension electric wire in West Bengal's Jhargram district early Wednesday, a forest department official said....
15:51, 07/10/2019

Cyclone Fani Moves Towards Bangladesh, No Major Impact In West Bengal Severe cyclonic storm Fani weakened in West Bengal today morning and is moving towards neighbouring Bangladesh, a senior official of the regional meteorological centre has said....
15:00, 05/04/2019

BJP Delegation Meets Governor Over Post-Poll Violence In West Bengal A BJP delegation Tuesday met Governor KN Tripathi to lodge complaint about post-poll violence in West Bengal and demanded deployment of army in parts of the state to control the situation....
18:34, 05/21/2019

Post-poll violence toll in India's West Bengal rises to 15 A bomb killed two people in West Bengal on Monday, taking the death toll in post-election violence to 15, police said, as workers of India's ruling party clashed with a regional rival in the populous eastern state....
13:34, 06/11/2019

West Bengal Records 52.36% Voter Turnout Till 1PM Amid Violence Polling began amid incidents of violence in West Bengal, where an estimated 52.36 per cent of voters cast their votes till 1pm on Monday in eight Lok Sabha constituencies, election officials said....
12:00, 04/29/2019

1 Dead As Incessant Rain Continues To Wreck Havoc In North Bengal A man died in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district after he fell into an overflowing drain, a police officer said on Sunday, as incessant rain continued to wreak havoc in the low-lying areas of north......
17:51, 07/14/2019

BSF Soldier Loses Hand In Bomb Attack By Bangladeshi Smugglers In Bengal A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier lost his hand and suffered serious injuries in a bomb attack by Bangladeshi cattle smugglers along the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal today, the force......
14:34, 07/11/2019

Violence flares in West Bengal as voting in Indian election ends Violent clashes broke out in India's eastern state of West Bengal again on Sunday in the final phase of the staggered election that will decide whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns for a second term....
20:51, 05/19/2019

Bengal Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer For Talks: 10 Points West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's offer to hold talks and resolve the doctors' stir in Bengal, which has now spread to other parts of the country, has been rejected by the junior doctors......
08:00, 06/15/2019

Chandrababu Naidu Reinforces Opposition Unity With Meets in Bengal, Delhi Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has an extensive programme for his visit to Bengal today that will culminate with a meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tomorrow....
13:34, 05/08/2019

Centre Gave Misleading Reports On Bengal, Alleges Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hit out at the BJP-led centre on Friday for pursuing a "political agenda" and accused it of placing misleading reports in parliament on the issue of madrasas......
13:34, 07/05/2019

Centre Depriving West Bengal By Not Allowing Name Change: Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused a "section of BJP leaders" of not allowing to them change the name of the state to ''Bangla'' and accused the Centre of "depriving" the......
13:34, 07/05/2019

Centre Seeks Report From Bengal Government On Political Violence: Sources A week after it issued an advisory to the West Bengal government to contain the political violence that has kept the state on the edge since before the national elections, the centre has sought a......
18:00, 06/15/2019

In Final Round Of Polls, Bengal Votes In Shadow Of Violence: 10 Points West Bengal saw sporadic violence as people in seven states and one Union Territory voted in the final of the seven-phase national election today. North Kolkata's BJP candidate Rahul Sinha said he was......
09:00, 05/19/2019

BJP Team To Visit Bengal's Bhatpara Amid Anger Over Political Clashes A day after two people were killed and several others injured in political clashes that erupted in West Bengal's Bhatpara, the BJP today announced that it will send a three-member delegation led by......
16:00, 06/21/2019

India's ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party's fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered general elections concluding this week....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Mamata Banerjee Responsible For Bengal Poll Violence: Rajnath Singh The BJP Tuesday attacked the West Bengal government over incidents of political violence in the state, with Home Minister Rajnath Singh holding Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "responsible" and......
21:51, 05/14/2019

"Time We Ended This Violence": Nusrat Jahan Calls For Peace In Bengal Trinamool Congress lawmaker Nusrat Jahan, who has made a considerable splash with her debut in parliament, today called for an end to political violence in Bengal....
22:51, 07/02/2019

Bengal Unrest Flares Up, BJP Aborts Highway Cremation Of Killed Workers Political violence in Bengal took a dramatic turn today as the state BJP, following a face-off with the police, prepared to cremate the bodies of the workers who died in yesterday's clash on the......
19:17, 06/09/2019

Top Court Notice To Bengal Government On BJP Activist's Plea In Meme Case The West Bengal government has been issued a show cause notice by the Supreme Court over the delay in the release of BJP activist Priyanka Sharma who was arrested in May for allegedly posting a meme......
11:00, 07/01/2019

Bengal BJP Candidate Allegedly Molests 17-Year-Old Girl, Complaint Filed The BJP's Lok Sabha candidate for Diamond Harbour has been charged for allegedly sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl last month when she and her father had gone to lodge a complaint with him....
04:17, 05/11/2019

From Bengal to boogie: Rupa Biswas, India's rediscovered disco diva She was a young woman who made a disco record on a whim during a holiday in Canada – and became a cult hero without her knowingAfter her album Disco Jazz sold a handful of copies in 1982, Rupa Sen Biswas faded into anonymity. All that was left was he...
18:00, 06/21/2019

"Goondacracy" In West Bengal: PM Modi's Sharp Attack At Mamata Banerjee A day after the violence during BJP President Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a broadside against Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday saying that democracy has turned......
03:34, 05/16/2019

Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Ghosh's Assets Up By 50% Since 2016 Assembly Polls BJP's West Bengal President and party's candidate for Midnapore Lok Sabha constituency, Dilip Ghosh has declared assets, including movable and immovable, worth Rs 45.36 lakh, up by nearly 50 per cent......
22:51, 05/06/2019

AIIMS Doctors To Boycott Work Tomorrow In Support Of Bengal Agitation Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi today attended to patients in helmets and bandages to convey their support for counterparts in West Bengal who have gone on......
19:17, 06/13/2019

PM Modi To Address Rallies in Bengal, Bihar; Rahul Gandhi In Punjab With just days left for the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address rallies in Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal today. The four rallies will be held in Bihar's......
06:00, 05/15/2019

Live Updates From 4 Key States - Punjab, UP, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal The last round of voting today will bring an end to the mammoth seven-phase exercise that saw millions of Indians voting to choose who will represent them in the 17th Lok Sabha....
09:00, 05/19/2019

"Compare Bengal, UP": Yogi Adityanath's Barb At Mamata Over Poll Violence Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today exuded confidence of getting full majority in the Lok Sabha elections. He asserted that BJP will win over 300 seats on its own....
11:51, 05/19/2019

Bengal Education Minister Appeals To Junior Doctors To Withdraw Strike Senior Trinamool Congress leader West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee appealed to striking junior doctors to "keep aside" misunderstandings and withdraw their agitation, which entered its......
13:51, 06/14/2019

300 Doctors Quit In Bengal, Centre Blames Mamata Banerjee: 10 Points Nearly 300 doctors resigned from government hospitals in West Bengal as their protest against an attack on their colleagues earlier this week in Kolkata escalated on Friday. Demanding better security......
17:00, 06/14/2019

Madrasa Teacher Pushed Off Bengal Train Over "Jai Shri Ram" Chant: Report A madrasa teacher was allegedly beaten up and pushed out of a moving train in West Bengal last week by a group of men who were forcing him to shout the "Jai Shri Ram" slogan, news agency IANS quoted a......
16:00, 06/26/2019

Crude Bombs, Lathicharge in Bengal, Minister Wants Central Forces To Stay Crude bombs were flung in Bengal's Bhatpara as two groups clashed and elsewhere, three BJP candidates claimed they came under attack on the last day of polling in the state. Union Minister Nirmala......
11:51, 05/19/2019

BJP Seeks Bengal Governor's Intervention To Resolve Medical Sector Crisis The BJP demanded immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from her Home and Health portfolios and sought the intervention of Governor KN Tripathi to resolve the impasse in......
20:51, 06/14/2019

BJP Youth Wing Takes To Hanuman Chalisa To Counter Namaz On Bengal Roads The members of the BJP youth wing Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha gathered in Howrah, near Kolkata on Tuesday night and sat down on the road to recite the Hanuman Chalisa. This, they say, is their way of......
11:17, 06/26/2019

Poll Body Cuts Short Bengal Campaign, Mamata Banerjee Says "Gift To BJP" The campaign for the last round of voting in Bengal has been cut short by the Election Commission after violence at BJP president Amit Shah's roadshow on Tuesday evening. For the first time, the......
20:17, 05/15/2019

Bengal Serial Killer Murdered 5 Women With Cycle Chain, Iron Rod: Police An alleged serial killer, who targeted middle-aged women when they were alone at home, has been arrested in Bengal's East Burdwan district, the police said Tuesday....
10:17, 06/04/2019

Divya Spandana Reminds BJP Of Sedition Case Amid Bengal Meme Controversy As top BJP leaders called out the Bengal government over its handling of the controversy around the morphed photo of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Congress leader Divya Spandana......
21:51, 05/14/2019

Amit Shah, Nirmala Sitharaman To Address Rallies In Bengal: Live Updates With only two phases of voting left, campaigning is reaching a hectic pitch. Elections are yet to be held in 118 seats, with most of them in the crucial Hindi heartland....
06:00, 05/07/2019

Parents Kill Teenage Daughter In Bengal, Dump Her Body In Ganga: Cops A couple was arrested Saturday for allegedly killing their 16-year-old daughter and dumping her body in the Ganga river as they were against her relationship with a boy, the police said....
03:34, 07/07/2019

BJP Leaders Dilip Ghosh, Himanta Biswa Sarma's Convoy Attacked In Bengal The BJP has claimed its leaders Dilip Ghosh and Himanta Biswa Sarma were allegedly attacked by Trinamool Congress workers in West Bengal's East Midnapore on Tuesday....
21:17, 05/07/2019

Hospitals Join Strike Call In Support Of Doctors In West Bengal: Updates Doctors' Strike Live Updates: Healthcare services at several government and private hospitals in parts of the country are likely to take a hit as scores of doctors have decided to boycott work for a......
10:34, 06/17/2019

Amartya Sen Praises Left's Bengal Land Reform, But Points To "Flip Side" Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen has said land reform measures were carried out "extremely well" by the previous Left Front government in West Bengal, but the destruction of industry was its flip......
15:17, 07/06/2019

Former Bengal charged with assault for attacking wife and sister with golf club in front of son: police Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene faces kidnapping and assault charges for allegedly using a pipe, broom handle and golf club to assault his sister and wife in front of their 9-year-old son....
21:51, 06/07/2019

Cyclone Fani Hits West Bengal Triggering Heavy Rainfall, Uprooting Trees Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, uprooted trees and triggered rains as it entered West Bengal post midnight on Saturday, hours after making......
01:34, 05/04/2019

Assam Rifles Soldier Shoots Dead Colleague, Injures 2 At Bengal Poll Camp An Assam Rifles jawan on election duty in West Bengal's Howrah district today allegedly opened fire at a poll camp, killing a colleague and injuring two others, a senior police official said....
19:17, 05/02/2019

West Bengal Election Results 2019 Live Updates: Counting To Begin Shortly The crucial Lok Sabha election results will be announced today after a marathon seven-phased election. West Bengal is a crucial state in this election as it sends 42 lawmakers to the Lok Sabha. The......
03:00, 05/23/2019

7 Best East Indian Foods: Regional Recipes From West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Assam And More East Indian Foods: Find here the best of East Indian Foods that you can try at home. From dalma, litti chokha, fish curries to momos and thukpa, we've got it all with key ingredients and a step by......
14:00, 05/17/2019

Terror Suspect Arrested In Bengal, Cops Claim Role In Bodh Gaya Blast Kolkata Police have arrested an alleged member of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh from West Bengal's East Burdwan district in connection with a blast in Bihar's Bodh Gaya last January, an official......
16:34, 07/02/2019

West Bengal Junior Doctors Resume Work, Hospital Services Back To Normal West Bengal junior doctors resumed work at all state-run hospitals following their week-long stir that had disrupted healthcare services. All the 14 medical college and hospitals in the state started......
11:17, 06/18/2019

Amid Bengal Water Scarcity, Mamata Banerjee Urges People To Stop Wastage Referring to the severe water crisis in Chennai, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said the state too is affected and stressed on the need to stop wastage of water....
01:51, 06/29/2019

"Mamata Didi" Now ''Mamata Dadagiri'': Manoj Tiwari On Bengal Violence Coming down heavily on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over poll-related violence in the state, Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari on Monday dubbed TMC chief as "Mamata dadagiri."...
20:00, 05/20/2019

"All Losers Are Not Losers": Mamata Banerjee Amid BJP's Big Bengal Show As the BJP headed for a landslide victory and a second term riding on a stunning performance in states like Bengal, Mamata Banerjee said: "Congratulations to the winners. But all losers are not......
11:34, 05/23/2019

Re-Polling Ordered For 2 Polling Stations In Bengal On May 12 The Election Commission of India has declared the polls held on May 6 at polling station no-116 in Barrackpore parliamentary constituency and polling station no-110 in Arambag parliamentary......
02:34, 05/11/2019

China gears up for Nasdaq-style tech market More than 100 firms have applied to list on the STAR market, which is expected to channel billions to the tech sector. China's past failures at creating its own Nasdaq are prompting some investors to tread with caution....
17:00, 07/19/2019

Iran TV says footage disproves U.S. report of downed drone Iran's state television on Friday aired footage it said disproved U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed an Iranian drone in the Gulf....
18:17, 07/19/2019

Convicted murderer, 77, deemed too old to be a threat, fatally stabbed woman in front of her children A man who served decades in prison for stabbing his wife 14 times in front of her daughter was convicted Wednesday in a nearly identical crime — stabbing a woman at least 11 times while her twin children watched....
19:00, 07/19/2019

Woman who fled China speaks out about treatment at so-called vocational training camps Human rights groups say China has detained up to a million people in camps set up throughout Xinjiang, a region where Muslim Uighurs are the biggest ethnic group....
19:17, 07/19/2019

Sony A7R IV vs A7R III: all the key differences between Sony's Alpha models Just as everyone was expecting Sony to finally unleash the Alpha A7S III or possibly even an Alpha A7000, the Japanese electronics giant decided the time was ripe for the Alpha A7R Mark IV – and it’s quite a step up on the previous A7R ...
19:51, 07/19/2019

Feds find ‘El Chapo’-branded drug packages in $5M heroin bust Three alleged drug dealers were busted in the Bronx with $5 million worth of heroin — including packages branded with the name “El Chapo,” officials announced Friday. “The successful investigation announced today disrupted the flow ...
20:34, 07/19/2019

U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for third week in a row -Baker Hughes U.S. energy firms this week reduced the number of oil rigs operating for a third week in a row as drillers follow through on plans to cut spending with oil prices declining amid a global supply glut....
20:34, 07/19/2019

PM Modi Is 2019's Most Admired Man In India, Survey Shows Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most admired man in India and sixth most admired in the world, according to a survey conducted by UK-based market research firm....
21:34, 07/19/2019

Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Depart...
23:51, 07/19/2019

Phillip Cocu hoping to use web of contacts to attract loan stars to Derby • ‘Derby has good relations with a lot of teams,’ says new manager• Loanees helped club reach Championship play-off final in 2019Phillip Cocu has said he will not hesitate to call on his wealth of contacts as Derby County look to utilise the loan mar...
00:34, 07/20/2019

Meghan McCain Reveals She Suffered Miscarriage: ''I Loved My Baby, and I Always Will'' In an op-ed published by The New York Times on Friday, Meghan McCain revealed she suffered a miscarriage only a "few weeks ago." The View co-host wrote candidly about what's......
00:51, 07/20/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Dollar recovery halts gains in Latam currencies A U.S. dollar recovery put most Latin American currencies under pressure on Friday while Brazil's Bovespa stock index led losses in the region's equity markets. The MSCI index of Latin American currencies edged lower as the dollar swung to gains ...
01:00, 07/20/2019

Caddie chemistry helping Westwood mount a charge Lee Westwood admits his caddie knows little about golf but that's alright because the person carrying his bag around the Royal Portrush links is his girlfriend Helen Storey....
01:51, 07/20/2019

Toyota given further weight penalty for 2019/20 WEC pre-season test The Toyota TS050 HYBRIDs have been given a new weight penalty for next week's official pre-season test at Barcelona ahead of the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship...
02:51, 07/20/2019

Photos: Chasing storms in southern Arizona #metaslider_285263_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: 5px;} Tucson’s north side lighting / John Batbie John Batbie John Batbie Douglas, Ar...
03:51, 07/20/2019

This Moon Machete Didn't Turn Me Into an Astronaut, But It Did Murder My Boss's Weeds When NASA sent humans to the Moon for the very first time, it wanted its astronauts prepared for anything. So in addition to food, maps, and medical supplies, Apollo 11 carried a giant, 17-inch knife into space. Read more......
04:34, 07/20/2019

Zack Wheeler moves step closer to Mets return SAN FRANCISCO — Zack Wheeler was back on a mound Friday, if only for 13 pitches. The Mets right-hander, who is recovering from a shoulder impingement, played catch for a third straight day and then took to a bullpen mound, where he threw from the slo...
06:00, 07/20/2019

In Apparent Reference To PoK, China's New Envoy Appeals To India: Report As Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to visit India later this year for his second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, China has said the two neighbours should not allow any......
10:34, 07/20/2019

|Ex-CreditSuissebankeradmitskickbacksinMozambiquescam A former Credit Suisse Group AG banker has admitted taking millions of dollars in kickbacks as part of a scam that involved as much as $2bn in loans to Mozambique state-owned companies....
12:51, 07/20/2019

Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Complains About Current US Lunar Ability When US President Trump asked Buzz Aldrin what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11 mission, the ex-astronaut had a ready response....
13:51, 07/20/2019

Do you make these mistakes with your iPhone or iPad? I'm amazed how many myths and legends exist when it comes to using an iPhone or iPad. Some will slow down your device, while others are downright harmful....
15:17, 07/20/2019

The 22 best things to buy at Anthropologies massive weekend sale Anthropologie's Anthro Day sale is here, so for today only you can save big on all your favorite bohemian apparel, accessories, and home items.       ...
16:17, 07/20/2019

British Open: Rory McIlroy wears his heart on his sleeve after letdown at Portrush Rory McIlroy fought off tears when he stepped off the 18 th green despite shooting a 65, his second-lowest score in the game's oldest championship.       ...
17:00, 07/20/2019

Ohio pharmaceutical distributor accused of flooding Appalachia with opioids A criminal indictment this week accuses an Ohio pharmaceutical distributor of scheming to flood parts of rural Appalachia with millions of painkillers, contributing to the opioid epidemic....
18:00, 07/20/2019

Legal eagles at Mishcon plot bumper City float Mishcon de Reya, one of London's most prominent law firms, has kicked off secret preparations for a flotation or stake sale that would value it at several hundred million pounds....
18:34, 07/20/2019

Pompeo expresses disappointment over Turkey's acquisition of Russian missiles U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Turkey's Foreign Minister on Saturday and expressed disappointment over the country's acquisition of the Russian S-400 missile system, the U.S. State Department said in a statement....
21:34, 07/20/2019

Thousands in pro-police rally as Hong Kong braces for another mass protest Tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday to voice support for the police and call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against an extradition bill triggered clashes between police and activists and plunged the city into crisis....
21:34, 07/20/2019

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to Colombia’s long war. One was murdered by state-aligned militias, who falsely accused him of collabora...
22:00, 07/20/2019

What to know about waking up with anxiety A person may wake up with anxiety due to an underlying psychological condition, a chronic health issue, or a more temporary cause. Counseling and coping strategies can often help improve symptoms. Learn more about waking up with anxiety here....
03:51, 07/21/2019

NBA free agent tracker: All the biggest player moves A quick breakdown of the new deals being struck by NBA free agents. Contracts cannot become official until July 6.       ...
05:00, 07/21/2019

Kyoto Animation’s stories celebrated warmth and belonging. The fire is a tragic loss of life and legacy | Patrick Lum The studio that nurtured creativity and treasured its staff made anime that found magic in the everydayLike many fans, I wasn’t really aware of specific animation houses or companies when I first got into Japanese animation as a kid. Anime, as far as...
10:17, 07/21/2019

New Yorkers get creative to beat 110 degree temperatures What the F°? If New Yorkers ran out of polite words to describe how hot it got on Saturday, they’re gonna be speechless on Sunday. On the hottest day since 2011, official temperatures Saturday reached a record-matching 96 degrees at Kennedy airport. ...
13:17, 07/21/2019

| 'Wow, wow, wow!' Philippines goes wild for 'force at 40' Pacquiao Fans in the Philippines roared their approval of Manny Pacquiao as they declared their idol was still a boxing force at the age of 40 with his victory over Keith Thurman....
14:51, 07/21/2019

Australia vs New Zealand live stream: how to watch the Netball World Cup final 2019 from anywhere Having caused the hosts heartache by beating England 47-45 in the semi-finals, New Zealand must now face holders Australia in the 2019 Netball World Cup final for a sixth consecutive tournament. It should be a fiercely fought final and you can watch ...
18:00, 07/21/2019

You Don't Need a 911 to Join the Safari Party The Safari scene is either overdone or just heating up depending on how you feel about it. When it comes to aircooled Porsche 911 aesthetic, the trend is still hot and might even be gaining momentum. But you don’t have to start with a super expensive...
18:34, 07/21/2019

Former Maldives president pleads not guilty to charges of money laundering Abdulla Yameen, the former president of the Maldives, pled not guilty to charges of money laundering on Sunday, in the first hearing of a criminal court trial into the matter....
20:34, 07/21/2019

Remain alliance could be kingmakers with up to 154 seats up for grabs As many as 154 seats could be won by Remain candidates if the alliance formed in Brecon and Radnorshire ahead of a by-election is replicated across the country in a general election....
20:34, 07/21/2019

Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition falls short of super-majority needed to change Japan's constitution Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday but will not reach the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions....
21:17, 07/21/2019

UK finance minister Hammond to resign on Wednesday over no-deal Brexit Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign on Wednesday before his expected sacking by the favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, takes office....
21:17, 07/21/2019