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Mamata expresses solidarity with Kerala flood victims

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday expressed solidarity with the flood victims in Kerala and condoled the families of those who lost their lives in the destruction triggered by the torrential rains in the state. “Words alone are not enough. Yet I must

Which of Vajpayee’s bequests will the BJP honour?

It cannot be gainsaid that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as it is run today, will find it difficult to live up to Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s legacy of moderation. From this aspect, his death has come at an inconvenient time for the party because there

Depreciating rupee will kill small businesses: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the devalued rupee will lead to increase of oil import bills and small businesses will be killed further post the demonetisation. She also said farmers’ distress will be compounded as the rupee fell further on Thursday

TDP chief’s daughter-in-law attends Rahul’s meeting with CEOs

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu’s daughter-in-law N. Brahmani was among the industrialists who attended a meeting of CEOs addressed by Congress President Rahul Gandhi here on Tuesday. The presence of Brahmani and Andhra Pradesh Cabinet Minister N. Lokesh, T. G. Bharath, son of

Uttar Pradesh’s huge plantation drives: But where is the space?

Huge plantation drives ordered by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his predecessor Akhilesh Yadav have prompted green activists to remark that these are “paper trees to be found only in government files.” Former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav set a Guinness World Record for

Manohar Lal Khattar wants disclosure of valuables in lockers

HR CM Manohar Lal Khattar has suggested that people holding bank lockers should mandatorily declare their valuable assets. Drawing the attention of the union government to the issue of liability for the loss of valuable items deposited in bank lockers, Khattar on Friday said that