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Babul Supriyo. (Photo: PTI)

Former BJP MP Babul Supriyo joins TMC

Last month, Supriyo had announced that he was quitting politics but was later persuaded against resigning as a Lok Sabha member

Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel (PTI)

Gujarat: New ministers to take oath today, says BJP spokesperson

Gujarat BJP in-charge Bhupender Yadav has been holding marathon meetings in Gandhinagar since the last two days to finalise the names

The EC also scheduled the Assembly polls at Shamshergunj and Jangipur seats in Murshidabad of the state. (Photo: PTI/Representational)

Bhowanipore bypolls to be held on Sept 30 in face of constitutional crisis

After the announcement of the poll dates, Ms Banerjee cancelled her North Bengal tour which was supposed to start from Sunday

Mukul Roy, who returned to the Trinamul Congress after winning a West Bengal Assembly seat on a BJP ticket, tweeted: "Mr @narendramodi is so helpless to save his party that other than changing CMs, he has also had to resort to using pictures of growth & infrastructure seen under @MamataOfficial’s leadership as his own.” — Twitter

TMC taunts BJP as Yogi government advertisement shows flyover in Kolkata

For damage control, BJP’s Leader of the Opposition Suvendu Adhikari later tweeted the newspaper’s correction

Trinamool Congress MP Deepak Adhikari. — Facebook

‘Key flood relief plan won’t be realised till Didi becomes PM’

Until Didi becomes the PM, the Ghatal master plan would not be implemented, says Trinamul Congress MP Deepak Adhikari


 Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin

Hizbul chief, 17 others designated terrorists under UAPA

'These individuals have been relentless in their nefarious efforts of destabilising the country,' the ministry’s statement said

 The police acted on a complaint filed by Hansa Research, a firm appointed by the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) to monitor barometers used for determining TRP ratings of TV channels. (Representaional image)

TRP scam: Bank accounts of TV channels under radar

The channel rubbishes accusations, to sue police commissioner for criminal defamation

Students during a protest rally in Kolkata over the gangrape of a 19 year old Dalit girl in hathras district of Uttar Pradesh. — PTI photo

UN official's remark on Hathras case unwarranted: India

It also said the “UN Resident Coordinator in India should be aware that these cases have been taken extremely seriously by the government”

 Mumbai crime branch busted a racket selling Covid-19 immunity booster injections Remdesivir at exorbitant cost and arrested seven persons. (AFP Photo)

Seven held for selling Remdesivir injections at higher cost

The officials said that each vial of the injection was being sold at 30,000 instead of 4,500

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with Chinese FM Wang Yi in Dushanbe on the sidelines of SCO meet. (PTI Photo)

EAM Jaishankar meets Chinese counterpart Wang in Dushanbe

It is understood that the developments in Afghanistan figured in the talks

People get inoculated with the dose of the Covaxin Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine at a temporary vaccination camp inside a school in Mumbai. (Indranil MUKHERJEE / AFP)

'Number of people who got at least one dose of COVID jab in India highest in world'

Presently, about 60.7 per cent of the adult population in the country has received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, the ministry said

BJP supporters perform rituals on the banks of river Ganga to celebrate 71st birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Patna, Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. (PTI Photo)

PM Modi gets a three-week birthday bash as popularity dips

The grand events come as Modi’s popularity has dipped to 24% from 66% a year ago, the lowest point since he came to power seven years ago

Relief supplies from the United States in the wake of India's COVID-19 situation arrive at the Indira Gandhi International Airport cargo terminal in New Delhi, India, Friday, April 30, 2021. (Photo: AP)

US, India in talks over timeline for restarting COVID-19 vaccine exports

The administration official said Washington was staying in close touch with India about the vaccine partnership

An artist gives final touches to an idol of Lord Ganesh ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, at a workshop in Mumbai. (Photo: PTI)

Prohibitory orders in Mumbai during Ganesh festival, no processions allowed

Devotees would not be allowed to visit Ganesh pandals either, an official statement added