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‘Only dream is progress, prosperity of Bengal’

Expressing anguish over what she described as slander and character assassination, Ms Banerjee said that in politics there should be a “lakshman rekha”.

Drastic drop in AAP vote share

The ruling Aam Aadmi Party registered a drastic fall in its vote share in all the 13 wards in the city’s municipal byelections in comparison to the 2015 Assembly elections in the national capital.

Environmentalists demand to know L&T plan

With Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) submitting an application to the western zone bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT), seeking permission to put up 75 cameras in 24 locations of Aarey Colony, enviro

Mamata Banerjee: We won alone despite Opposition’s ‘web of lies’

TMC chief Mamata Banerjee flashes victory sign after her party's thumping win in West Bengal Assembly elections. (Photo: PTI)

After storming back to power with a thumping majority, Trinamul Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday thanked the people of the state for renewing their mandate.

Gang smuggling opium from Northeast region busted

An inter-state drug cartel, involved in smuggling of high grade opium from the Northeast, Jharkhand and Bihar to the Delhi-NCR has been busted with the arrest of four traffickers, the city police said

Hotel MD among six held for NDMC lawyer murder

The Delhi police on Wednesday arrested six persons, including managing director of a prominent city hotel, in connection with the murder of the New Delhi Municipal Corporation’s legal adviser.

West Bengal polls: ‘Cautious optimism’ at Mamata Banerjee home

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. (Photo: PTI)

There was an air of “cautious optimism” and not of impending jubilation and celebration at chief minister and Trinamul Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee’s Kalighat home on Wednesday.

AAP government releases draft bill on full statehood


Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal with his deputy Manish Sisodia at a press conference at Delhi Secretariat on Wednesday regarding the draft bill seeking full statehood for Delhi. (Photo: Bunny Smith)

Cameramen roughed up by Taj’s security

Photographers from the media outside the hotel. (Photo: Asian Age)

Security personnel of the Taj Mahal Palace on Wednesday evening allegedly roughed up photographers and cameramen from the media, restraining them from taking photographs of Apple CEO Tim Cook during h

Bombay High Court grants interim relief to two linked to Bhujbal case

The Bombay high court on Tuesday granted ad-interim protection from arrest till May 25 to two more persons linked to the money laundering case in which former deputy chief minister and NCP leader Chha

For a party that everyone insists is dying and will soon pass on into history, the Congress still continues to attract a lot of attention across the country.

“The bed or roses was full of thorns Though the fragrance of blossoms was alluring and sweet I rose from that bed in a hundred dawns Tears in my eyes and blood on my feet….”