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Mamata starts dharna in CBI's Kolkata office, violence erupts (Ld)

Mamata starts dharna in CBI's Kolkata office, violence erupts (Ld)

Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Violence has erupted outside CBI's Kolkata office, where West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is sitting in dharna to protest the arrest of four of her Trinamool Congress leaders.



Frequent G'gram farmhouse visits by Kalra's kin led to arrest

Frequent G'gram farmhouse visits by Kalra's kin led to arrest

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Three back-to-back visits by businessman Navneet Kalra's brother-in-law to a Gurugram farmhouse raised suspicion leading to the arrest of the Khan Chacha restaurant's owner in connection with a probe into the black marketing of oxygen concentrators in the national capital, officials said.

Narada case: CBI arrests TMC's Firhad, Subrata, Madan, Sovon (Ld)

Narada case: CBI arrests TMC's Firhad, Subrata, Madan, Sovon (Ld)

Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested two Trinamool Congress ministers -- Firhad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee, apart from former Trinamool Minister and present MLA Madan Mitra and former Kolkata Corporation Mayor Sovon Chattopadhyay in the Narada sting tapes cases where several politicians and a high-ranked police officer were allegedly found accepting cash bribes in exchange for providing unofficial favours to the company.

Extremely Severe Cyclone Tauktae with 210 kmph windspeed to touch Guj by evening

Extremely Severe Cyclone Tauktae with 210 kmph windspeed to touch Guj by evening

Gandhinagar May 17 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that Cyclone Tauktae will take an extreme shape in the east central Arabian Sea by Monday night, with wind speed reaching 180-190 kmph gusting to 210 kmph likely to prevail during the next six hours.

India's WPI inflation rises to 10.49% in April

India's WPI inflation rises to 10.49% in April

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices sequentially rose to 10.49 per cent in April from a rise of 7.39 per cent in March.

Mamata starts dharna at CBI's Kolkata office

Mamata starts dharna at CBI's Kolkata office

Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has started a sit-in in CBI's Kolkata office to protest the arrest of four of her Trinamool Congress leaders, provoking an unusual Centre-state confrontation of sorts.

Cyclone Tauktae storms over Mumbai, razes trees, damages homes

Cyclone Tauktae storms over Mumbai, razes trees, damages homes

Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Cyclone Tauktae hit Mumbai with full fury bringing heavy rains, strong gales of over 60-75 km/hr, which wreaked havoc by uprooting scores of trees, damaged some homes, and disrupted road traffic, though there are no human casualties, officials said.

At UNSC, India condemns rocket attack that killed Indian nurse

At UNSC, India condemns rocket attack that killed Indian nurse

United Nations, May 17 (IANS) While mourning the death of an Indian nurse in Israel, India's Permanent Representative T. S. Tirumurti on Sunday condemned the rocket attacks from Gaza that killed her.

Cyclone Tauktae: Heavy rains, gusty winds claim 6 lives in K'taka (Lead)

Cyclone Tauktae: Heavy rains, gusty winds claim 6 lives in K'taka (Lead)

Bengaluru, May 16 (IANS) Six persons died in separate incidents across coastal and central Karnataka due to heavy rains and gusty winds triggered by Cyclone Tauktae over the last 24 hours, an official said on Sunday.

Credit Suisse overlooked breaches of regulations for years: Report

Credit Suisse overlooked breaches of regulations for years: Report

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A report by the Swiss financial regulator FINMA claims that Credit Suisse ignored over 100 warnings of potential breach of regulations.