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2019 LS polls: Exit polls show impact of ‘Modi factor’ on ground Uttar Pradesh

The BJP and its allies may absorb the 'gathbandhan' shock by losing 15-20 odd seats.

published on : 19th May 2019

Thousands expected to protest abortion ban in Alabama

Women's reproductive rights defenders will gather to denounce the "Alabama Human Life Protection Act," or HB314, which virtually outlaws terminations.

published on : 19th May 2019

Exit polls gossip, says an angry Mamata Banerjee after predictions favour NDA

Most exit polls forecast a majority for the ruling BJP-led NDA in Lok Sabha elections with varying numbers, as the seven-phase democratic exercise ended Sunday.

published on : 19th May 2019

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee accuses BJP workers, CRPF of torturing people

Mamata Banerjee accused BJP workers and central forces of torturing people during the final phase of Lok Sabha polls.

published on : 19th May 2019

Merger impact: Bank of Baroda looks to rationalise 800-900 branches

It does not make sense to have branches of Dena and Vijaya at the same location when both have been merged into BoB, a senior bank official said.

published on : 19th May 2019

25 years after Bandit Queen, Phoolan Devi's story set to return as web series

The web series, titled "Phoolan Devi", will be directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia, with Tannishtha Chatterjee taking on the role of the protagonist.

published on : 19th May 2019

Sikhs say Nordstrom apologized for $790 turban, waiting for Gucci

The current complaint springs from a Gucci head wrap that until Wednesday was advertised on Nordstrom's website for $790 as the "Indy Full Turban."

published on : 19th May 2019

Rythu Bandhu: Farmers with 25 acres of land to be excluded?

Those who own more than 25 acres, meanwhile, number just 15,775, and collectively hold 6.21 lakh acres of land. The amount required for them is Rs 621.99 crore. 

published on : 19th May 2019

Now, BMTC ramps up pass issuing facilities

The previous year, there were about 30 counters at Kempegowda Bus Stand and Shanthi Nagar. Each day, about two thousand students flocked the counters, the official added. 

published on : 19th May 2019

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee writes to EC hours before the final phase of polling

Banerjee requested the EC that hat Sunday's polling is held without the "undue interference of the central government" and any "intervention by the ruling party at the Centre".

published on : 18th May 2019

Mamata Banerjee's nephew sends defamation notice to PM Modi, demands apology 

Modi, during a rally in Diamond Harbour on May 15, had launched a broadside against West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee.

published on : 18th May 2019

In abortion debates, female lawmakers recount their rapes

Mace is against abortion in most cases and supported the fetal heartbeat bill as long as it contained the exception for rape and incest.

published on : 18th May 2019

Bangladesh stops 84 Rohingyas from perilous sea journey

About 740,000 Muslim minority Rohingya have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since a brutal military crackdown began in August 2017.

published on : 18th May 2019

Clarity on Jet Airways expected in a week: SBI chief Rajnish Kumar

Asked if there are investors other than those who have submitted unsolicited offers, Kumar said that there are some but their seriousness will have to be checked.

published on : 18th May 2019

Missouri's GOP-led Legislature passes eight-week abortion ban

The Missouri legislation comes after Alabama's governor signed a bill Wednesday making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases.

published on : 18th May 2019
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