Kolkata: The Election Commission will examine the CD of Prime Minister Narendra Modi''s election speech in West Bengal where he criticised Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for "violating" the code of conduct.
West Bengal records 79.70 pc poll in 2nd phase
New Delhi: West Bengal today recorded 79.70 per cent voting in the second phase of assembly polls in 56 constituencies which the Election Commission said was "by and large" peaceful, barring a clash between workers of rival political parties.
WB turned into old age home by Cong, Left, TMC: PM
Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today claimed that West Bengal, specially Kolkata, had been reduced to an old age home by successive state governments formed by Congress, Left Front and Trinamool Congress, with the youths leaving for other states in search of jobs.
"Pollution impact on monuments slow but long lasting"
While human life has perennially been under threat of pollution, monuments haven''t been spared either and are being adversely impacted by contaminated air, experts say.
Northeast gets its fastest supercomputer in Sikkim
Kolkata: Built at a cost of over Rs 2 crore, northeast has got its fastest supercomputer with a peak computing power of 15 Teraflops.
Govt to allow Pak Hindus to buy prop, open bank a/c
New Delhi: People belonging to minority communities of Pakistan, staying in India on a Long Term Visa, will soon be allowed to buy property, open bank accounts and get PAN and Aadhaar cards, with the Modi government planning to roll out special facilities for them.
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