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A true-blue Bongo shontan living out of Bengal with the heart still there, Abhro Banerjee covers day-to-day national, international, and political affairs. He comes with an experience of seven and a half years in this industry with a recent shift from print to digital. When not penning, he can be either found pampering his dog, riding his darling bike, or cracking people up.

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The MLA also had a Rs 25,000 bounty on his head.

Ex-Bihar MLA, absconding for nearly two decades, arrested near India-Nepal border

India | Aug 18, 2022, 11:25 PM IST

Absconding Bihar MLA arrested: The accused was carrying a bounty of Rs 25,000 on his head. He was apprehended by a joint team of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar police forces.

The Shinde-Fadnavis government is likely to discuss the

Shinde govt may reverse Uddhav's decision to block CBI from probing in state without 'permission'

India | Aug 18, 2022, 11:22 PM IST

Maharashtra news: After the decision is reversed, CBI will be bestowed with the power to investigate freely in the state. According to sources, the Shinde-Fadnavis government will soon approve the proposal by placing it in the cabinet meeting.

The coins went missing from the vaults of an SBI branch in

CBI searches 25 locations after coin worth Rs 11 crore missing from SBI vaults in Rajasthan

India | Aug 18, 2022, 06:47 PM IST

Coins worth Rs 11 crore missing: The searches were spread across 25 locations in Delhi, Jaipur, Dausa, Karauli, Sawai Madhopur, Alwar, Udaipur and Bhilwara at the premises of around 15 former bank officials and others, they said.

All three accused have been on the run.

Basketball player suffers multiple fractures after she resists rape attempt in Punjab's Moga

India | Aug 18, 2022, 05:23 PM IST

Punjab rape attempt: The player was admitted to a private hospital in Ludhiana where she was undergoing treatment for her injuries in both her legs and her jaw, they said.

Rupee finally closed at 79.64 against the greenback, down

Rupee falls 19 paise to close at 79.64 against US dollar

Business | Aug 18, 2022, 04:36 PM IST

Rupee falls: At the interbank foreign exchange market, the local currency opened at 79.60 and moved in a range of 79.60 to 79.71 during the day. It finally ended at 79.64 against the greenback, down 19 paise over its previous close.

Bangkok: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with his

India, Thailand reviewed defence, trade ties: MEA on Jaishankar's Bangkok visit

India | Aug 18, 2022, 03:53 PM IST

India-Thailand defence ties: The External Affairs Ministry said this on Thursday, a day after Jaishankar and his Thai counterpart Don Pramudwinai, held extensive talks, covering the entire gamut of bilateral ties.

The swearing-in will start from 11.30 am on Tuesday.

Bihar cabinet expansion: A total of 31 MLAs likely to take oath today

India | Aug 16, 2022, 12:22 AM IST

Bihar cabinet expansion: After the change in power, Nitish Kumar and Tejashwi Yadav were already signed up as the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar.

The officer had gone missing during a patrol 38 years back.

Army jawan's body found 38 years after he went missing during a patrol in Siachen

India | Aug 15, 2022, 06:32 PM IST

Missing soldier's body found: Harbola was part of a 20-member troop that was dispatched to the world's highest battlefield for 'Operation Meghdoot' to fight Pakistan in 1984. During patrolling, they came in the grip of an ice storm. While the bodies of 15 soldiers were recovered, those of the other

The suspension comes after an embarrassing incident, where

Six Bihar cops suspended after ex-RJD leader Anand Mohan, serving life sentence, was seen at home

India | Aug 15, 2022, 05:59 PM IST

RJD leader Anand Mohan news: According to a statement issued by the district police, the suspensions have been ordered by Lipi Singh, the Saharsa superintendent of police, who was directed by the Police Headquarters to inquire into a photograph of Anand Mohan that had gone viral on social media.

PM Modi delivered a speech at Red Fort on Independence Day,

Women pillars of India's growth, says PM; Oppn, activists question him on ground realities

India | Aug 15, 2022, 04:56 PM IST

Independence Day 2022: Addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 76th Independence Day, Modi said respect for women is an important pillar for India's growth and stressed the need to extend support to 'nari shakti.’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of the Independence Day

PM's speech invigorating, lays vision for Param Vaibhav Bharat: BJP leaders

India | Aug 15, 2022, 04:06 PM IST

Independence Day 2022: Modi addressed the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 76th Independence Day. In his speech, Modi emphasised on the fight against nepotism and corruption.

The injured police officer has been shifted to a hospital.

J&K: Cop injured in encounter between militants, security forces in Srinagar's Nowhatta

India | Aug 14, 2022, 10:58 PM IST

Jammu And Kashmir Encounter: The incident comes to the fore just ahead of the Independence Day celebration. Sources in security agencies informed that a terrorist was also injured in the shootout.

Security has been tightened across the country ahead of

From Delhi to Kashmir — heavy security blanket for 75th Independence Day celebration

India | Aug 15, 2022, 06:38 AM IST

Independence Day 2022: Despite several threats and terror attack attempts being foiled by the security forces, India is set to usher in bright new day today.

President Droupadi Murmu addressed the nation on the eve of

President Murmu hails India's success in overcoming Covid crisis, reducing disparities

India | Aug 14, 2022, 08:51 PM IST

President Murmu addresses nation: Droupadi Murmu said major economic reforms are being accompanied by innovative welfare initiatives and the world has seen "a new India rising in recent years, more so after the outbreak of Covid-19''.

Taiwan has thanked India over it's call for de-escalation

Taiwan thanks India and other countries for calls to de-escalate tensions

India | Aug 14, 2022, 07:24 PM IST

China Taiwan controversy: The country also thanked India for avoiding unilateral actions to change the status quo in the Taiwan Strait in the face of China's military posturing, following US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to the island.

The RJD leader, in red jacket, was seen sitting with his

RJD leader Anand Mohan, serving life term over DM's murder, seen at home with family, supporters

India | Aug 14, 2022, 06:54 PM IST

Jailed RJD leader seen at home: The MP had reached his home after court production on August 12. He also held a meeting with his supporters there. During the stop, the former MP's wife Lovely Anand, and RJD MLA son Chetan Anand, were also present.

Hunt is on to nab the terrorists involved with the case.

Srinagar grenade attack: One CRPF personnel injured, hunt on to nab terrorists

India | Aug 13, 2022, 08:15 PM IST

Srinagar grenade attack: A cordon-and-search operation has been launched to nab the culprits, they added. The grenade attack came two days after four soldiers were killed in a pre-dawn strike by two terrorists on an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.

The Maharashtra government was recently expanded by Chief

Central ministry posts likely for two legislators from Eknath Shinde government

India | Aug 13, 2022, 04:27 PM IST

Cabinet berth for Eknath legislators: The posts will be of one cabinet and one minister of state. The two positions will be assigned as and when the Modi cabinet expands. Sources said Rahul Shewale, MP, Mumbai South Central and Prataprao Jadhav from Buldhana in Vidarbha can get the positions.

The accused have threatened to bomb the UP CM.

CM Yogi Adityanath gets bomb threat ahead of Independence Day

India | Aug 13, 2022, 04:54 PM IST

Yogi Adityanath bomb threat: The police here Saturday registered two cases against unknown people after pictures of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath were found defaced in several hoardings of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav', officials said.

The bank also asked delivery agents not to send any

Don't intimidate borrowers, no calling before 8 am & after 7 pm, RBI directs loan recovery agents

Business | Aug 12, 2022, 09:31 PM IST

RBI to borrowing agents: While issuing additional instructions to regulated entities including banks, NBFCs and ARCs, Reserve Bank (RBI) said it has observed that recovery agents are deviating from its instructions with regard to the recovery of loans.