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Bengal Doctors' Strike Worsens, 9-To-9 Shutdown At Government Hospitals

Health services in Bengal may be headed for a total shutdown today as senior doctors at the state-run hospitals join the protest called by the junior doctors. Services at...

Bengal Doctors' Strike Worsens, 9-To-9 Shutdown At Government Hospitals

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Hospitals Join Strike Call In Support Of Protesting Doctors In Bengal Healthcare services at several government and private hospitals in parts of the country are likely to take a hit as scores of doctors have decided to ...
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"No Response" From Mamata Banerjee: Bengal Governor Over Doctors Strike West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi Friday said he called up Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to discuss the issue of junior doctors' strike but ...
12:32, 06/14/2019

Mamata Banerjee Versus BJP Plays Out In Bengal Doctors Strike The furore over junior doctors' strike in Bengal following violence at a government hospital has taken a political turn, with Chief Minister Mamata Ba...
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Bengal Education Minister Appeals To Junior Doctors To Withdraw Strike Senior Trinamool Congress leader West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee appealed to striking junior doctors to "keep aside" misunderstanding...
06:00, 06/14/2019

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Only 43% Doctors, 29% Nurses In Hospitals, Bihar Tells Supreme Court Hospitals in Bihar are woefully understaffed at every level -- from doctors and nurses to lab technicians and pharmacists, the state government admitt...
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Senate surprise billing legislation would cut pay for hospitals and doctors, budget office finds Payment rates to doctors and hospitals could fall by as much as 20% on average nationally under a bill making its way through the Senate, according to...
19:32, 07/16/2019

Activist Medha Patkar's Health Worsens As Hunger Strike Enters 2nd Week Social activist Medha Patkar's health has started deteriorating a week into her indefinite hunger strike to demand swift rehabilitation of thousands a...
11:00, 09/01/2019

Bengal Doctors Agree To Meet With Mamata Banerjee, Set One Condition After nearly a week of strike, the doctors in Bengal said they were ready for talks with the government. Junior doctors, who had been protesting after...
10:16, 06/16/2019

No "Honest Initiative" From Mamata Banerjee, Say Bengal Doctors: 10 Facts The strike by doctors in West Bengal is likely to continue into a sixth day today after junior doctors, in a late-night meeting on Saturday, said they...
01:00, 06/16/2019

AIIMS Doctors To Boycott Work Tomorrow In Support Of Bengal Agitation Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi today attended to patients in helmets and bandages to convey their support...
08:16, 06/13/2019

Congress and Trump Administration Strike Deal on Federal Budget, Ensuring No Shutdown WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The de...
23:48, 07/22/2019

West Bengal Junior Doctors Resume Work, Hospital Services Back To Normal West Bengal junior doctors resumed work at all state-run hospitals following their week-long stir that had disrupted healthcare services. All the 14 m...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Union workers strike at 10 campuses, 5 hospitals in California university system Tens of thousands of workers in the statewide University of California system will strike Thursday over concerns that jobs are being outsourced, union...
05:00, 05/16/2019

A reality check on how small businesses were really affected by the government shutdown: Survey A new CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business survey reveals how much the small-business sector suffered in the federal government shutdown. There is threat ...
11:00, 04/28/2019

An entrepreneur is sending fake dog testicles to GOP senators to protest the government shutdown The founder of Neuticles swears he's not pulling a PR stunt, and the move comes as businesses big and small capitalize on the federal government ...
11:00, 04/28/2019

Watchdog: USDA violated law by making SNAP payments during government shutdown A government watchdog said the Trump administration violated federal law by continuing to issue Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits dur...
10:01, 09/06/2019

Bills from out-of-network doctors rising at in-network hospitals A growing number of Americans treated at hospitals that are part of their insurance networks are getting billed for out-of-network care, a U.S. study ...
20:32, 08/12/2019

The Indian Government Insists All Is Well in Kashmir. But As the Communications Shutdown Continues, Its Citizens Are Struggling to Reach the Outside World As I write this piece for TIME, I’m standing furtively amid a clump of tall, itchy weeds behind an office in the outskirts of Jammu, a city in n...
22:00, 08/23/2019

Doctors' Strike: 40,000 Boycott Work In Maharashtra More than 40,000 doctors in Maharashtra are boycotting work today as part of a strike call given by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) in support of...
01:48, 06/17/2019

Zomato Founder Says West Bengal Strike Not Related to 'Food or Religion' Zomato Founder Deepinder Goyal said the agitation had "nothing to do with food or religion or beliefs," decrying the "false outrage" surrounding the "...
19:48, 08/13/2019

Bengal Primary Teachers Temporarily Withdraw Hunger Strike After 14 Days Teachers of primary school education in West Bengal temporarily withdrew the indefinite hunger strike on its 14th day, after the West Bengal governmen...
12:00, 07/26/2019

Indian doctors call off strike after safety assurances Doctors in India's eastern state of West Bengal called off a strike late on Monday after authorities promised improved hospital security, ending a wee...
12:00, 06/17/2019

Doctors' Strike Conspiracy Of The Left, BJP, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah of encouraging his party workers to create co...
18:16, 06/13/2019

Zimbabwe doctors say receiving death threats over strike Striking Zimbabwean doctors said on Wednesday they were being threatened with death and suspected state security agents were pressuring them after pol...
22:32, 09/18/2019

All-India Doctors' Strike Tomorrow: Your 10-Point Guide Parts of the country are bracing for a strike by doctors tomorrow - to be held in solidarity with the doctors in Bengal, who after six days of protest...
10:16, 06/16/2019

Bengal Proposes Salary Hike, Dissatisfied Teachers Continue Hunger Strike The West Bengal government has proposed a hike in the grade pay of the primary teachers, but the protesting teachers who were on fast for 13 days were...
10:48, 07/25/2019

Doctors Threaten Strike Against National Medical Commission Bill Healthcare services at government hospitals, including AIIMS, Safdarjung and RML in Delhi, are likely to be severely hit as resident doctors have thre...
18:16, 07/31/2019

Doctors in India strike over violent attacks by patients' families Nationwide walkout prompted by vicious assault on junior doctor at Kolkata hospitalAbout 800,000 doctors across India went on strike on Monday to dema...
12:00, 06/17/2019

Thousands of doctors go on strike in India to demand safety after attack Thousands of doctors across India went on strike on Friday to demand better security at hospitals days after junior doctors in the city of Kolkata wer...
06:16, 06/14/2019

| Zimbabwe doctors strike over poor wages and working conditions At least half of the doctors working for Zimbabwe's two leading hospitals have not reported for duty for the third straight day, as medical practition...
20:00, 09/05/2019

AIIMS Doctors Call Off Strike After Meeting With Health Minister Resident doctors of AIIMS called off their strike and resumed duties on Sunday after Health Minister Harsh Vardhan assured them that their concerns ov...
09:48, 08/04/2019

Indian doctors to widen strike demanding improved safety after attack A leading Indian doctors' association called for a nationwide strike on Monday, stepping up protests by medical staff demanding better security at hos...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Indian doctors stage nationwide strike over 'inhuman' working conditions Hundreds of thousands of doctors across India went on strike on Monday demanding better working conditions, the country's top medical body said, as th...
05:00, 06/17/2019

BJP Accuses Bengal Government Of Trying To Create ''West Bangladesh'' The BJP today accused the Mamata Banerjee government of trying to create "West Bangladesh" by allowing infiltrators from Bangladesh to settle in West ...
13:48, 06/25/2019

Kolkata High Court Refuses To Pass Interim Order On Doctors' Strike The Calcutta High Court today refused to pass any interim order on the strike by junior doctors at state-run hospitals in protest against the attack o...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Junior Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer, Continue Strike: 10 Points West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's offer to hold talks and resolve the doctors' stir in Bengal, which has now spread to other parts of the c...
04:16, 06/15/2019

Live Updates: Doctors At Delhi AIIMS, Safdarjung Hospital Call Off Strike Nearly 300 doctors resigned from government hospitals in West Bengal as their protest against an attack on their colleagues earlier this week in Kolka...
04:16, 06/15/2019

Prashant Kishor Accused Of Interfering In Bengal Government's Functioning The BJP's West Bengal unit on Monday charged poll strategist Prashant Kishor and his team members with interfering in the functioning of the state gov...
11:48, 08/19/2019

Mamata Banerjee's Government In Bengal May Not Complete Term: BJP Leader BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya indicated on Tuesday that the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal might not be able to complete it...
01:16, 06/05/2019

Top Court Notice To Bengal Government On BJP Activist's Plea In Meme Case The West Bengal government has been issued a show cause notice by the Supreme Court over the delay in the release of BJP activist Priyanka Sharma who ...
03:16, 07/01/2019

Centre Seeks Report From Bengal Government On Political Violence: Sources A week after it issued an advisory to the West Bengal government to contain the political violence that has kept the state on the edge since before th...
05:32, 06/15/2019

Centre Targeting West Bengal Government, Alleges Trinamool Congress Leader Trinamool Congress leader Sudip Bandyopadhyay on Monday alleged that the Centre was targeting the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government and has i...
06:48, 07/15/2019

U.S. government website for comparing doctors lacks data on most MDs (Reuters Health) - Physician Compare, a U.S. website created to help patients find high-quality doctors, is missing so much information on individual ...
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Italian parties strike deal for new government in blow to Salvini Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and the center-left opposition Democratic Party (PD) agreed on Wednesday to form a new coalition g...
17:32, 08/28/2019

Argentina's biggest union calls for anti-government strike Argentina's biggest labor union on Tuesday called for a 24-hour national strike to protest the government's austerity policies, heaping pressure on Pr...
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Hong Kong Strike Sinks City Into Chaos, and Government Has Little Reply The city’s top official, Carrie Lam, warned of “very precarious circumstances” and accused protesters of challenging Chinese sovereignty over Hong Kon...
12:16, 08/05/2019

Argentina anti-government strike shuts down key grain ports, grounds flights Thousands marched through Argentina's capital on Wednesday to protest austerity measures under President Mauricio Macri, as a nationwide strike brough...
17:32, 05/29/2019

UK's Gove: Government working on assumption EU will not strike new Brexit deal - Sunday Times Michael Gove, who has been tasked by new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to boost preparations for a no-deal Brexit, has said that the government...
21:16, 07/27/2019

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15:00, 05/10/2019

China’s trade with US shrinks as tariff war worsens China’s trade with the United States is falling sharply as they prepare for more negotiations with no sign of progress toward ending a worsening tarif...
02:00, 09/08/2019

United Auto Workers union calls national strike against GM, first broad strike since 1982 The UAW contract with GM expired at midnight Saturday and the union on Sunday called for a strike of all 46,000 GM workers in the US.   ...
11:00, 09/15/2019

How to Fix the Windows 10 Shutdown Delay Bug Despite the recent inclusion of new automatic troubleshooting and problem-solving tools, the version 1809 update for Windows 10 introduced quite a few...
10:32, 06/25/2019

4.3 million in need of aid as violence in Cameroon worsens: UN humanitarian chief Cameroon is facing worsening violence and conflict and the number of people needing humanitarian assistance has increased 30 per cent from last year t...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Maharashtra Drought Worsens As IMD Forecasts Delayed Rainfall As drought conditions in Maharashtra worsen, the India Meteorological Department has warned that rainfall for 2019 has been delayed by at least a week...
04:48, 05/17/2019

Under Modi, the Hindu-Muslim divide worsens in India NAYABANS, India — Muslims in Nayabans, an unremarkable village in northern India, say they remember a time when their children played with Hindu...
12:00, 05/21/2019

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16:16, 07/20/2019

Stocks Edge Lower as U.S.-China Trade War Worsens U.S. stocks opened lower and global markets rose despite President Trump’s tariff increase, amid hopes that the two sides still have time to negotiate...
09:48, 05/10/2019

Paris bans up to 60% of its cars as heatwave worsens pollution Paris has banned more than half of the cars registered in the region from its roads as a record heatwave worsens air pollution, the most drastic restr...
22:48, 06/27/2019

Singapore says drug smuggling worsens, even as hangings rise Drug trafficking into Singapore, which has some of the world's toughest drugs laws, has risen recently, the law minister said on Wednesday, and he def...
23:16, 07/31/2019

Fed may cut rates near zero if U.S.-China trade worsens: Morgan Stanley The Federal Reserve may lower U.S. interest rates to near zero by the spring of 2020 if U.S.-China trade relations deteriorate further and tip the U.S...
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South Western Railway strike: Commuters face long queues at stations for second day as rail strike continues London rail passengers were left queueing around the block as thousands of commuters faced a second day of travel chaos during South Western Railway (...
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04:32, 08/25/2019

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13:00, 09/04/2019

End of an Era: Apple to Announce Shutdown of iTunes On Friday afternoon, Bloomberg News reported that Apple is soon to announce the end of its iconic iTunes digital store. Launched in 2003, iTunes took ...
13:16, 06/01/2019

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10:00, 07/17/2019

Slave to sachets: How poverty worsens the plastics crisis in the Philippines Armed with gloves, rubber boots and a rake, "Mangrove Warrior" Willer Gualva, 68, comes to Freedom Island in the Philippines almost every day to stop ...
01:32, 09/03/2019

NYC measles outbreak worsens as infections near 400, including 2 pregnant women Almost 400 people in New York City have contracted measles since the outbreak began in October, according to new data from the New York City Health De...
11:00, 04/28/2019

78 Killed, 55 Lakh Affected As Flood Situations Worsens In Bihar Flash floods caused by heavy rains in catchment areas of Nepal have ravaged a dozen districts of Bihar so far, claiming 78 lives and affecting 55 lakh...
16:00, 07/18/2019

More than 500 arrested after protests and clashes as India water crisis worsens Millions of people are running out of usable water in the southern Indian city of Chennai, which is currently experiencing major droughts and a rapidl...
21:16, 06/20/2019

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01:32, 07/13/2019

Over 80 per cent of schools in anglophone Cameroon shut down, as conflict worsens More than 80 per cent of schools in the English-speaking North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon are closed, as the security situation and livin...
16:16, 06/21/2019

Russian travel embargo worsens; flights from Georgia banned After banning Russian airlines from flying to Georgia, Moscow is to stop its southern neighbor's airlines from landing at its airports. Relations slum...
14:48, 06/22/2019

Israeli man killed by rocket fire from Gaza as violence worsens An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip killed an Israeli man Sunday outside a home in the coastal city of Ashkelon amid a massive wave of attacks...
06:00, 05/05/2019

IMF stands by yuan view; says China could need stimulus if trade war worsens The International Monetary Fund on Friday stood by its assessment that China's yuan valuation was largely in line with economic fundamentals, but an I...
19:16, 08/09/2019

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12:16, 07/14/2019

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13:32, 07/16/2019

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00:00, 07/14/2019

MoviePass claims surprise shutdown is only temporary MoviePass is taking the summer off. The cash-strapped cinema subscription service announced Friday that it would be shutting down for several weeks un...
17:48, 07/05/2019

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06:32, 06/26/2019

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01:32, 09/11/2019

US-China Trade War Worsens, Trump Slams "Unfair Trading Relationship" The United States and China exchanged blows Friday as each side increased punitive tariffs on the other, intensifying a trade war that is threatening ...
19:00, 08/23/2019

Madhya Pradesh Infighting Worsens As Minister Takes On Digvijaya Singh Madhya Pradesh Forest Minister Umang Singhar has attacked senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, calling him a "blackmailer" who is involved in illeg...
14:00, 09/03/2019

Seaweed invasion threatens tourism in Mexico's beaches as problem worsens Hotel occupancy rates have dropped as concern grows that the seaweed is threatening key industry in the Mayan RivieraTrying to ignore the rotten-eggs ...
03:16, 06/28/2019

Mali crisis worsens as hundreds of thousands flee militia attacks More than 200,000 people have been displaced since start of 2019 and about 600 killedHundreds of thousands of people are fleeing their homes in Mali, ...
03:00, 07/11/2019

Hundreds Protest At Hong Kong Airport, Day After Shutdown Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters staged a new rally on Tuesday at Hong Kong's airport, a day after a massive demonstration there triggered a shutd...
05:16, 08/13/2019

House to vote on stopgap bill to avert shutdown The House will return to Washington next week with plans to swiftly pass a bill to keep the government open past Sept. 30, marking the first step to a...
17:00, 09/05/2019

FCA extends Ontario minivan plant shutdown to 5 weeks Amid softening minivan sales, FCA is adding three weeks of downtime this summer at the Windsor, Ontario, plant to make improvements and conduct mainte...
11:32, 06/29/2019

Pedestrian struck, shutdown parts of Park Avenue TUCSON – Park Avenue has been shut down from Ajo Way to Palmdale Street after a pedestrian was struck near Park Avenue and Ajo Way. According to...
14:00, 08/30/2019

Pilgrim’s shutdown ends nuclear power era in Massachusetts PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — It will take about five hours for the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth to permanently shut down after 47 years of genera...
05:32, 05/31/2019

| 8chan owner blasts 'sinister' shutdown attempts Moves to shut down the chat forum 8chan are "sinister" and "cowardly", its owner said after he was called to appear before US Congress to explain the ...
20:32, 08/07/2019

Thousands protest Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown Thousands of people took to the streets Saturday to protest British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament earlier in the week....
18:00, 08/31/2019

The Latest: Health authorities threaten US Steel shutdown The Latest on a fire at U.S. Steel coke plant (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Health authorities are threatening to shut down U.S. Steel's suburban Pitts...
16:16, 06/17/2019

Russian Pipeline Shutdown Shifts Balance in Oil Market The shutdown of a major Russian pipeline that sends crude to European refineries has fueled concerns of tightness in the global oil market, driving fu...
14:48, 05/22/2019

The cat is out of the bag – Boris Johnson’s shutdown is unconstitutional | Shami Chakrabarti Whatever the Tories may claim, it is clear that parliament is sovereign and MPs must be allowed a say on plans for a ‘crash-out’ BrexitOne of the grav...
16:00, 08/28/2019

The shutdown has ended, yet some small businesses still struggle to move on Post-shutdown, the Small Business Administration faces a backlog of loans to process. Here's what to consider if you're waiting for much-nee...
11:00, 04/28/2019

Pedestrian struck shutdown parts of Park Avenue TUCSON – Park Avenue has been shut down from Ajo Way to Palmdale Street after a pedestrian was struck near Park Avenue and Ajo Way. According to...
03:32, 08/30/2019

Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the t...
15:48, 05/31/2019

China's economy worsens in July, industrial growth at 17-year low as trade war escalates China's economy stumbled more sharply than expected in July, with industrial output growth cooling to a more than 17-year low, as the intensifying U.S...
09:00, 08/14/2019

Afghanistan records tenth polio case in 2019 as security worsens: officials Afghanistan, one of the last countries in the world where polio is still endemic, has registered its 10th case this year, with most coming in southern...
07:16, 06/26/2019

Chinese troops in Hong Kong won't 'sit on hands' if situation worsens: China Daily Chinese soldiers stationed in Hong Kong are not there merely for symbolic purposes and they will have "no reason to sit on their hands" if the situati...
20:32, 08/29/2019

World’s plastic pollution problem worsens as ‘plasticrust’ forms on Portuguese island Researchers have discovered a strange, never-before-seen type of pollution that they've dubbed "plasticrust" along the shoreline of the Portuguese isl...
12:48, 06/26/2019

Sudan opposition rejects calls for talks as crisis worsens following deadly crackdown Protest leaders in Sudan have rejected calls for talks with the military as the death toll from a brutal armed crackdown on peaceful protestors Monday...
09:00, 06/06/2019

If trade spat worsens, Mexico should target Trump base: farm lobby The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the t...
14:00, 05/31/2019

Congress returns from recess with guns, trade, shutdown on the agenda For the first time since July 29, both houses of Congress returned to Capitol Hill Monday, formally ending a recess period that saw numerous calls for...
08:00, 09/09/2019

Oil protesters cause partial shutdown of Houston Ship Channel in Texas The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday closed part of the Houston Ship Channel to vessel traffic near Baytown, Texas, after 11 Greenpeace USA protesters sus...
12:02, 09/12/2019

Flea invasion forces shutdown of Paris police station Police in Paris were forced to close a station in the northeast region of the city after a flea invasion made work impossible, according to a police u...
11:16, 05/06/2019

Storm Dorian churns towards Barbados, sending island into shutdown Tropical Storm Dorian gathered strength on Monday as it barreled west toward Barbados, where residents stocked up on food to hunker down for an onslau...
15:00, 08/26/2019

Storm Dorian churns toward Barbados, sending island into shutdown Tropical Storm Dorian gathered strength on Monday as it barreled west toward Barbados, where residents stocked up on food to hunker down for an onslau...
20:32, 08/26/2019

UK opposition leader Corbyn to try on Tuesday to stop parliament shutdown British Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said politicians would try to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson's planned extended shutdown of parliame...
09:00, 08/29/2019

Protest, Shutdown After DK Shivakumar's Arrest Affects Parts Of Karnataka Normal life was hit in parts of Karnataka's Ramanagara district today following a bandh or shutdown called to protest the arrest of senior Karnataka C...
00:00, 09/05/2019

Kashmir communications shutdown a ‘collective punishment’ that must be reversed, say UN experts End the crackdown on freedom of expression, was the strong call to the Government by India from five United Nations independent rights expert on Thurs...
14:00, 08/22/2019

Air quality worsens in eastern Alberta amid wildfires Saturday, advisory lifted in Calgary The thickest smoke on Saturday morning extended from northeastern British Columbia through eastern portions of Whitecourt, Drayton Valley, Red Deer an...
14:00, 06/01/2019

South Korea removes Japan from trade ‘white list’ as exports dispute worsens The change comes a week after South Korea initiated a complaint to the World Trade Organization over a separate Japanese move to tighten export contro...
03:01, 09/18/2019

Apple's iPhone cost faces sharp increase as US-China trade dispute worsens Trump-imposed tariff of 25% on $200bn of goods could add about $160 to the cost of a $999 Chinese-made iPhone XSThe escalating trade dispute between t...
13:00, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the t...
00:00, 06/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the t...
17:00, 05/31/2019

Would Medicare-for-all mean hospitals for none? John Delaney's claim is a good case study in how a snappy talking point can stray far from reality, especially when it comes to a complex policy issue...
01:48, 07/03/2019

Life in an Internet Shutdown: Crossing Borders for Email and Contraband SIM Cards Internet shutdowns have become one of the defining tools of government repression in the 21st century — but citizens bear the cost at work and at home...
21:01, 09/02/2019

British court rules Boris Johnson’s shutdown of Parliament unlawful A British court on Wednesday ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s controversial shutdown of Parliament is unlawful — but still did no...
09:32, 09/11/2019

Airlines Forced to Cancel, Reroute Flights After Hong Kong Shutdown International airlines set about trying to reschedule flights for throngs of passengers caught in the political turmoil engulfing Hong Kong after auth...
21:32, 08/12/2019

McConnell backs short-term spending bill to avert shutdown Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell endorsed a short-term spending bill to avoid a shutdown, a recognition that Congress needs several more weeks o...
00:49, 09/10/2019

German businesses fear repeat of historic shutdown of Rhine River Climate change and the resulting heat waves that are sweeping Europe are increasing the risk of making the continent's most important waterway impassa...
19:16, 08/01/2019

Madhya Pradesh Spends On Ministers' Bungalows As Anganwadis Risk Shutdown A cash crunch may have put 20,000 critical child-care centre at risk of shutting down in Madhya Pradesh but when it comes to the facelift and renovati...
17:32, 07/12/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson's opponents unite in wake of Parliament shutdown British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has caused outrage both in Westminster and in the streets with his decision to prorogue Parliament. His opponents...
17:16, 09/01/2019

Senate passes bipartisan spending bill, avoids looming shutdown The Senate passed a budget and debt limit deal on Thursday that the Trump administration and leaders from both parties agreed to, but that left hardli...
15:48, 08/01/2019

Rural Hospitals Are Dying The Affordable Care Act was supposed to expand Medicaid nationwide, but the Supreme Court’s decision to allow states to opt out of Medicare expansion ...
17:48, 07/30/2019

Are Hospitals Really More Dangerous in July? July 1 marks the beginning of a new academic year at teaching hospitals. That means it’s the date when newly minted doctors begin their first jobs, an...
15:00, 07/02/2019

U.S. Customs system is back online after shutdown caused major delays at airports The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's processing system is back online after a nationwide computer shutdown caused major delays Friday.  ...
22:00, 08/16/2019

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets un...
08:00, 06/20/2019

8 taken to hospitals after fumes on aircraft in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say eight people were taken to hospitals after a Spirit Airlines flight returned to a Las Vegas airport gate due to fumes o...
14:48, 05/08/2019

Windows 7 is putting UK hospitals at risk The NHS is putting itself at risk of a cyberattack by failing to update its computers from Windows 7, new research has warned.A government report has ...
03:48, 07/31/2019

Rural Hospitals Are Dying, and So Are Their Patients It is a dreary Monday on the East Coast, and I have a dreary story of American neglect and misery for you: the Washington Post published a remarkable ...
09:48, 05/13/2019

Medicare for All would shutter rural hospitals Support for “Medicare for all” — the marketing rebrand of government-run, single-payer healthcare — has become a litmus test for Democratic candidates...
19:32, 06/21/2019

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state: telco operator Myanmar authorities ordered telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, a...
12:16, 06/22/2019

Many Hospitals Charge Double or Even Triple What Medicare Would Pay A study of 25 states provides a rare glimpse of the stark disparities between what private insurers and the federal government paid for inpatient and ...
11:32, 05/09/2019

4-Day-Old Dies As Hospitals Shuttle Her Around For 3 Hours In Bareilly An ailing four-day-old infant died after being shuttled around from one government hospital to another in western Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly for over th...
11:16, 06/19/2019

Mixed reality will help us navigate labyrinthine hospitals In ten years I’m confident that we’ll all be surprised by the innovative application of VR and AR for wayfinding in healthcare and many other industri...
18:48, 08/01/2019

Palliative care in hospitals is inconsistent | Letter Anne Denham relates the story of a family member with terminal cancer who died in pain and distressI was interested to read Charlotte Church’s article...
14:32, 09/03/2019

Hospitals Stand to Lose Billions Under ‘Medicare for All’ Private insurance pays hospitals much more than the federal government does for patient care. If Medicare for all means Medicare rates, expect an indu...
11:00, 04/28/2019

Report: Hospitals and Patients Are Being Plagued by Robocalls We’re already living in a national robocall nightmare, but at least most of the time, for most of us, dealing with phone spam is not a matter of life ...
00:48, 06/18/2019

Two U.K. Hospitals Allow Vape Shops in Bid to Promote Smoking Ban Although e-cigarettes have met with criticism in the United States, public health officials in Britain have embraced their use as effective for people...
10:16, 07/10/2019

Hospitals offer free CPR training courses TUCSON – Carondelet hospitals are providing free CPR training courses for Southern Arizonans during National Emergency Medical Services Week. Th...
00:48, 05/22/2019

| In Zimbabwe, hospitals battle with Mugabe's legacy For Zimbabwe's doctors, few institutions reflect their country's decay under Robert Mugabe than their public hospitals, once vaunted but now under-equ...
08:32, 09/11/2019

The US hospitals suing the poor over bills they can't afford Methodist University hospital in Tennessee is among facilities wielding courts as a hammer against struggling patientsIn July 2007, Carrie Barrett wen...
03:32, 06/27/2019

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

In Greece, hospitals are ill-suited homes for kids Vulnerable and abandoned children languish in unsuitable hospitals for years in Greece, even when they are not ill. A new foster care system might off...
01:16, 06/23/2019

'I’ll never have another child': the mothers failed by Mexico's hospitals In one of Mexico’s poorest states, women from minority backgrounds are increasingly at risk of abusive treatment during pregnancy and childbirthNancy ...
01:48, 06/17/2019

Greece's hospitals are ill-suited homes for kids Vulnerable and abandoned children languish in unsuitable hospitals for years in Greece, even when they are not ill. A new foster care system might off...
14:48, 06/23/2019

Prorogue parliament latest: Judge refuses to halt Boris Johnson's planned shutdown A legal challenge aimed at stopping Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament has been denied an interim interdict at the Court of Session in Edinburgh...
22:00, 08/30/2019

Commons chaos: Rebel Tories hint they could back second referendum after MPs scuffle in chamber in protest over shutdown Fury at Boris Johnson as MPs scuffle in chamber over shutdown Former Cabinet fixer Sir Oliver Letwin boosts calls for second vote Read our live politi...
01:00, 09/11/2019

Chaos in UK Parliament as speaker pinned to seat, lawmakers chant ‘shame’ after Boris Johnson shutdown The British Parliament erupted into chaos as Prime Minister Boris Johnson followed through with his threat to suspend the legislature over Brexit Mond...
11:32, 09/10/2019

Trump to order hospitals to be transparent about healthcare costs President Donald Trump will sign an executive order aimed at requiring hospitals to be more transparent about prices before charging patients for hea...
12:32, 06/24/2019

TMC among first hospitals to offer advanced heart-valve technology Heart valves anatomy. Mitral valve, pulmonary valve, aortic valve and the tricuspid valve. / Getty Images TUCSON –Tucson Medical Center is among the f...
09:32, 06/20/2019

Hospitals deliberately targeted in Syria's Idlib province Sky News has seen documents which suggest the deliberate targeting of hospitals in Syria - which can be used as evidence of an international war crime...
20:00, 08/29/2019

Hospitals Aren’t Ready for a Mass Casualty Wildfire With wildfires intensifying, the number of burn victims is likely to rise. But hospitals have been losing their burn treatment expertise, leaving the ...
12:48, 06/19/2019

Appeals court rules VA must pay vets' ER bills at non-VA hospitals The Department of Veterans Affairs has been ordered to reimburse veterans for the cost of their emergency care at non-VA hospitals - something the age...
02:16, 09/12/2019

Hospitals treat patients without admitting them, to avoid penalties (Reuters Health) - Hospitals appear to be treating Medicare patients in emergency departments (EDs) and observation areas to avoid readmissions and th...
15:32, 08/22/2019

Superbugs found lurking in London underground and hospitals Scientists have found multidrug-resistant "superbug" bacteria lurking on cash machines, escalators and handrails in London's underground rail system, ...
19:16, 08/01/2019

NYC hospitals, shelters struggling thanks to city’s extensive red tape As of the end of May, 480 properties owned by non-profits across the five boroughs — including shelters and hospitals — owed the city a total of $54.1...
21:16, 07/02/2019

Don't forget about WannaCry: Hospitals are still at risk of cyber-attack Despite the chaos caused by the WannaCry attack, healthcare systems are still at risk from attacks that could endanger patient safety say researchers,...
14:16, 07/05/2019

UP Is Running But Electricity In Hospitals Is Out: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday hit out at the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over reports of patients being treated in s...
16:01, 07/09/2019

West Virginia hospitals sue opioid companies; want damages Hospitals in West Virginia have banded together to sue some of the country's largest opioid companies, saying they flooded Appalachia with powerful pa...
12:32, 05/01/2019

Mississippi fights lawsuit over reliance on mental hospitals JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The federal government is putting Mississippi’s mental health system on trial. Since June 4, a judge has been hearing argu...
09:48, 06/26/2019

U.N. to investigate accusations that Russia, Syria are targeting hospitals The frequency of attacks has given rise to suspicions that Russia is using coordinates supplied by the United Nations to hit civilian infrastructure....
19:16, 08/01/2019

Opioid stewardship programs help prevent misuse in hospitals As the U.S. wrestles with the problem of opioid addiction in the United States, many hospitals have adopted stewardship programs that may help curb th...
14:32, 07/03/2019

Free CPR courses being held this week at two local hospitals TUCSON – It is National Emergency Medical Services Week and to celebrate Carondelet Hospitals are hosting free CPR training. There will be two t...
04:16, 05/21/2019

Netherlands 'burka ban' introduced in schools, hospitals and on buses The Netherlands has introduced a so-called burka ban which prevents people from wearing face coverings in hospitals, schools and on public transport....
12:16, 08/01/2019

British Airways strike latest: Heathrow Terminal 5 reduced to 'ghost town' by 48-hour pilots' strike British Airways' Terminal 5 Heathrow base was a "ghost town" today as its worst ever pilots' strike grounded all but five of its scheduled 850 flights...
00:48, 09/10/2019

Parliament prorogued: Legal battle over Boris Johnson's five-week shutdown reaches Supreme Court A legal battle over Boris Johnson's controversial decision to suspend Parliament as the Brexit deadline looms is set to be heard by the UK's highest c...
23:48, 09/16/2019

Despite high costs, less than half of hospitals deliver above average care Only 40 percent of the hospitals in the United States have above average safety, quality, mortality and imaging rates and effectiveness of care, accor...
04:00, 08/15/2019

British hospitals may be poorly prepared for high casualty incidents (Reuters Health) - More than half of key hospital doctors in England who would likely be involved in responding to a major incident, such as a bombing...
16:16, 08/13/2019

Three-quarters of food bought in UK hospitals is unhealthy, audit shows NHS staff, patients and visitors shun nutritious snacks in favour of crisps, sweets and cakesResearchers have called for radical restrictions on junk ...
00:32, 05/22/2019

Arizona’s rural hospitals facing severe doctor shortage PHOENIX (AP) – When it comes to doctor availability, the current prognosis for rural Arizona hospitals is not good. The Arizona Republic reports...
16:00, 09/07/2019

Hospitals among seven health centres attacked in Syria’s north-east  Seven health centres in Syria’s north-west have been reportedly attacked in recent days and two of them have been destroyed, the World Health Organiza...
13:32, 09/02/2019

Low-rated US hospitals are deadlier due to mistakes, botched surgery, infections About a quarter of hospitals got a B and 36% earned Cs. The five states with the highest percentages of “A” hospitals were Oregon, Virgin...
13:48, 05/15/2019

U.S. women with high-risk pregnancies often deliver at ill-equipped hospitals Many American women with high-risk pregnancies are delivering their babies at hospitals without specialized maternity and neonatal care, a U.S. study ...
18:48, 09/09/2019

Even the Flies Inside Hospitals Carry Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Upwards of 90 percent of insects found in British hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, according to new research. Alarmingly, a significant p...
15:00, 06/24/2019

Working toward zero maternal deaths: Hospitals and health systems are doing the work Throughout my career, I’ve had the privilege of working with mothers and babies across the care continuum. From working as a nurse providing prenatal ...
03:16, 08/06/2019

Some hospitals turn away ambulances when the patients are more likely to be poor, study finds A study found private hospitals are more likely to turn away ambulances when a public hospital is on diversion.        ...
13:16, 05/13/2019

U.N. to investigate accusations that Russia, Syria are deliberately targeting hospitals The frequency of attacks has given rise to suspicions that Russia is using coordinates supplied by the United Nations to hit civilian infrastructure....
15:48, 08/01/2019

Patients give more '5-star' ratings to hospitals with fewer services (Reuters Health) - Compared to smaller facilities, hospitals that provide complex care for critical illness or serious injury may find it harder to ma...
14:00, 06/10/2019

Denied Ambulance, Pregnant Jharkhand Woman Taken To 3 Hospitals On Bike An unconscious and profusely bleeding pregnant woman on Wednesday was brought to a community health centre in Jharkhand's Latehar on a motorcycle as t...
09:16, 06/28/2019

Vape shops open in two UK hospitals to help smokers kick the habit West Midlands trust brings in £50 fines for lighting up as part of clampdown on smokingVape shops have opened in two NHS hospitals in the West Midland...
04:16, 07/10/2019

Scam robocalls are even fooling hospitals. Here’s how Congress can make that can stop Your heart races as your cellphone on the bedside table comes alive and wakes you in the middle of the night. Through blurry eyes, you see the number ...
19:32, 08/06/2019

Boris Johnson's lawyers to defend controversial five-week Parliament shutdown as Supreme Court fight enters second day Boris Johnson is today set to defend his controversial decision to shut down Parliament for five weeks as a court battle at the UK's highest court ent...
09:32, 09/18/2019

Brexit latest news LIVE: Boris Johnson vows to intensify talks with EU leaders ahead of Parliament shutdown The Prime Minister has vowed to "step up the tempo" of Brexit negotiations with Brussels amid growing outrage over his decision to suspend Parliament....
02:32, 08/30/2019

Border crisis worsens: 100,000 border crossers arrested in April, highest since 2007 Nearly 100,000 people were taken into custody along the southern border in April after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, marking ...
22:32, 05/08/2019

Flint Water Crisis Worsens, City Spills 2 Million Gallons of Sewage Into Flint River As if residents of Flint, Mich., haven’t endured enough when it comes to the city’s water supply, they now have millions of gallons of raw sewage to c...
12:32, 08/23/2019

Update: Border personnel taking 80 migrants to hospitals daily: DHS official Federal law enforcement assigned to the U.S.-Mexico border are transporting approximately 80 sick migrants in federal custody to hospitals for medical...
17:16, 07/30/2019

Syrian hospitals bombed by Assad, Russian troops after coordinates were shared with the UN Over the past two weeks, Syrian and Russian warplanes have hammered the last remaining rebel-held bastion in Syria’s north – killing dozens and prompt...
07:32, 05/11/2019

A woman had a stroke next to one of Wisconsin's best hospitals. But her ambulance was turned away - and she died Tiffany Tate collapsed next to a hospital closed to ambulances. This little-known "ambulance diversion" policy has been shown to endanger patients. &...
10:32, 04/28/2019

'Hospitals Have Become Graveyards': India's Kashmir Clampdown Sparks Health Crisis New Delhi’s military lockdown and communications blackout to prevent unrest after the revocation of Kashmir’s semiautonomous status are causing a shor...
11:00, 08/28/2019

Rattled by Cyberattacks, Hospitals Push Device Makers to Improve Security U.S. hospitals are pressing medical-device makers to improve cyber defenses of their internet-connected infusion pumps, biopsy imaging tables and othe...
07:00, 05/12/2019

Pence defends Bible at VA hospitals, vows they 'will not be religion-free zones' Vice President Mike Pence took aim at a lawsuit challenging a Bible displayed at a Veterans Affairs hospital during a speech at the American Legion's ...
20:32, 08/29/2019

Bribes and Backdoor Deals Help Foreign Firms Sell to China’s Hospitals G.E., Siemens and others have prospered in a country where corruption pervades the market for medical equipment, according to a New York Times investi...
16:32, 06/14/2019

France fries: Record heat hits tourists, schools, hospitals PARIS (AP) — Schools are spraying kids with water and nursing homes are equipping the elderly with hydration sensors as France battles a record-settin...
03:16, 06/28/2019

Philips acquires Boston start-up Medumo to help hospitals communicate with patients Philips has acquired a start-up that texts you about your poop. That's Medumo, a Boston-based company, which works with hospitals to guide their ...
12:48, 07/17/2019

Top Court Seeks Details On Alleged Kerala Hospitals' Organ Racket The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked a doctor to bring on record specific instances showing that patients were prematurely declared brain dead by privat...
23:32, 07/02/2019

Robocalls wreak havoc at hospitals and put patients' lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak — when doctors, administrators and healthcare field workers need to be in conta...
13:32, 06/18/2019

Syrian forces drop banned cluster bombs and target hospitals Sky News has seen first-hand evidence that hospitals in Idlib are being targeted by Syrian regime forces who also appear to be using banned cluster bo...
11:16, 05/28/2019

SK Telecom signs deals for 5G hospitals, smart cities, self-driving infrastructure SK Telecom has signed a series of MOUs to partner on smart cities, smart hospitals, smart offices, and self-driving infrastructure backed by its 5G mo...
22:32, 04/28/2019

EESL Partners With Apollo Hospitals to Install Public Charging Stations Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power has announced its first partnership with the private se...
12:00, 08/18/2019

Hong Kong Hospitals Accused of Leaking Protestors' Patient Data to Cops A lawmaker and doctor in Hong Kong claimed on Monday that he received tips that the statutory body that runs all the hospitals in the region was leaki...
18:48, 06/17/2019

Hospitals are putting Native American patients at risk for opioid abuse, audit says U.S. government hospitals placed Native American patients at increased risk for opioid abuse and overdoses, according to a federal audit.   ...
12:48, 07/22/2019

Trump to Sign Order Requiring Hospitals to Disclose Test and Procedure Prices (WASHINGTON) — Administration officials say President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hosp...
09:00, 06/24/2019

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial s...
21:48, 06/23/2019

Trump administration proposes requiring hospitals to publish the prices negotiated with insurers The Trump administration is proposing a rule that would require hospitals to publish the prices that are negotiated with insurers or risk being fined....
17:16, 07/29/2019

Governor Satya Pal Malik Takes Stock Of Srinagar City, Visits Hospitals Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday visited various hospitals and areas to get a first-hand appraisal of the situation, and directed ...
23:48, 08/09/2019

Research: Nation's low-rated hospitals are deadlier due to mistakes, botched surgery, infections About a quarter of hospitals got a B and 36% earned Cs. The five states with the highest percentages of “A” hospitals were Oregon, Virgin...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Biden promises free tuition for medical school students who work at rural hospitals HANOVER, New Hampshire — Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged that he would extend "free tuition" to medical school students who work at rural hosp...
01:00, 08/24/2019

Hospitals now required to reveal secret prices lists online for every medical procedure, service Hospitals across the country rang in the New Year with a federal mandate to reveal their once-secret master price lists.     ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Big government vs. small government: Here's how much your state spends on you The average spending per capita varies from as little as $7,430 in one state to nearly triple that amount in others.      &#...
06:32, 07/13/2019

Google Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL Units Hit by Random Shutdown Issue: Reports As per multiple user reports, some Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL units are experiencing random shutdowns while sitting idle, and it is unclear why....
00:48, 05/21/2019

Drug-resistant superbug 'highly adapted' to spread in hospitals, contaminate food, study finds A bacterium that can inflame the colon and cause “debilitating” diarrhea is evolving into two separate species, one of which could target — and could ...
16:00, 08/14/2019

Daily on Healthcare, Presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: Hospitals try to make the case for consolidation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
17:32, 09/05/2019

Parliament prorogued: Boris Johnson to 'see what judges say' as legal battle over five-week shutdown reaches Supreme Court A legal battle over Boris Johnson's controversial decision to suspend Parliament as the Brexit deadline looms is set to be heard by the UK's highest c...
02:32, 09/17/2019

107 Bengal Lawmakers Will Switch To BJP "Very Soon", Says Mukul Roy As many as 107 legislators of Trinamool Congress, the Left and the Congress are in touch with the BJP, party leader Mukul Roy claimed on Saturday, vow...
18:00, 07/13/2019

BJP Declares New Slogan To Accompany "Jai Shri Ram" To Win Over Bengal The BJP on Monday said that it will continue campaigning in West Bengal with the slogans "Jai Shri Ram" and "Jai Maha Kali" until the Mamata Banerjee-...
16:48, 06/03/2019

Bengal Ex-Cop, Now BJP Candidate, Stopped At 2 am; Cash Seized From Car Around 2 am at a town around 114 km from Kolkata, policemen stopped a car and reportedly seized cash worth over Rs one lakh. The car owner was their f...
05:32, 05/10/2019

"Will Thrash Them Like Dog": BJP's Bengal Candidate Threatens Trinamool A former police officer in West Bengal, who used to call Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "mother" and is now a BJP candidate, has warned Trinamool Cong...
11:16, 05/04/2019

After Bengal's "Rosogolla", Odisha's "Rasagola" Gets Recognition Odisha has been awarded the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for its sweet "Rasagola" today, a year after the state applied for it. Odisha had applied...
16:48, 07/29/2019

BJP To Observe Black Day In Bengal: Live Updates The Bengal BJP will observe statewide "Black Day" today after some of its party workers were allegedly prevented by the police from holding the funera...
23:00, 06/09/2019

Clashes Again In Bengal's Bhatpara Soon After BJP Team's Visit Violence broke out again in West Bengal's Bhatpara, barely 30 km north of Kolkata, on Saturday soon after a team of BJP leaders visited the violence-h...
14:48, 06/22/2019

Elephant Killed After Being Run Over By Speeding Train In Bengal A male adult elephant was run over and killed and another was injured by a running train in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal, forest department offi...
19:32, 07/01/2019

Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown 'infected by desire to thwart no deal opponents' Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament ahead of the Brexit deadline was "fatally infected" by a desire to frustrate opponents t...
06:32, 09/05/2019

John Major to tell Supreme Court Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown motivated by 'political interest' Sir John Major is today set to tell the UK's highest court that Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament was motivated by the Prime Minister's ...
06:17, 09/19/2019

Situation In West Bengal Nothing Less Than Emergency: Prakash Javadekar The situation in West Bengal is akin to a "state of emergency" under Mamata Banerjee's rule, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday, asserting ...
13:48, 06/25/2019

Over 25,000 Personnel Deployed For Lok Sabha Vote Count In Bengal Bringing the end to the high-voltage Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal - which has virtually become the ground zero of the current elections following th...
14:16, 05/22/2019

"Not Worried About Didi's Anger," PM Modi Says In West Bengal Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to hold five public rallies inpoll-bound districts of West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh days before 59 seats vot...
00:32, 05/09/2019

13.41 Per cent Polling Till 9 am in 9 Lok Sabha seats In Bengal An estimated 13.41 per cent of the 1,49,63,064 voters exercised their franchise in nine Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal till 9 am on Sunday, an Electio...
00:32, 05/19/2019

Bengal Ministers Take Oath In Lok Sabha, Cheered With "Jai Shri Ram" Union Ministers Babul Supriyo and Debashree Choudhury, who are from West Bengal, were greeted by fellow BJP lawmakers with "Jai Shri Ram" slogans when...
06:00, 06/17/2019

Won't Let Madhya Pradesh Become Bengal: Shivraj Chouhan On BJP Man Death Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday slammed the killing of a 60-year-old man by a Congress supporter in Indore allege...
11:00, 05/20/2019

"If You Stay In Bengal, You Have To Learn Bangla": Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee yesterday launched another attack onwhat she saw as the ruling BJP's attempt to "turn Bengal into Gujarat",...
04:16, 06/15/2019

BJP Moves To Double Digits - Up From 2 - In Bengal: Poll Of Polls Despite Mamata Banerjee's spirited fight, the BJP is expected to win more than a dozen of the state's 42 seats, says the poll of polls, an aggregate o...
11:32, 05/19/2019

Mamata Banerjee Behaving Like "Anti-National", Says Bengal BJP Lashing out at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over her decision to skip the Niti Aayog meeting on June 15, the state BJP unit today said the TMC supre...
09:00, 06/07/2019

"Not Done": Top Court Pulls Up Bengal For Delay In BJP Activist's Release The Supreme Court today questioned the West Bengal government why BJP activist Priyanka Sharma, who last shared a morphed photo of Chief Minister Mama...
03:32, 05/15/2019

Election Body Invokes Article 324 After Bengal Clashes. What It Says... The Election Commission today invoked Article 324 of the Constitution to prohibit election campaigning in nine constituencies of West Bengal from 10 p...
10:32, 05/15/2019

How Bengal BJP's "WhatsApp Army" Contributed To Party's Victory The BJP gave a big fight in West Bengal winning 18 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats, bringing down the Trinamool Congress's tally from 34 to 22. The vote sha...
11:48, 05/27/2019

Clashes Erupt During Eid Celebrations In Bengal's Asansol, 25 Arrested Clashes broke out between two communities during an Eid Milan programme in Dildarnagar area of West Bengal's Asansol on Wednesday night. Although the ...
09:48, 06/06/2019

"Constitutional Machinery Breakdown": BJP On Curtailed Bengal Campaign Finance Minister Arun Jatiley today targeted the Mamata Banerjee government over the Election Commission ordering the cutting short of campaigning in ...
15:32, 05/15/2019

BJP Worker Shot Dead In Bengal, 2 Arrested: Cops A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker was shot dead in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district and two persons have been arrested in the matter, poli...
10:32, 05/27/2019

"Disturbing": Chandrababu Naidu On Bengal Campaign Being Cut Short Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has termed as 'disturbing' the Election Commission's action cutting short the election campaign in W...
06:16, 05/16/2019

In Bengal, Vidyasagar Lookalike Campaigns For BJP Amid Row Over Statue In the massive political row over the vandalism of an Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar statue in clashes at BJP president Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata, the l...
08:16, 05/16/2019

PM "Mahishasura", "Bengal Durga" Will Defeat Him: Chandrababu Naidu Invoking Hindu Mythology, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as mythical demon king Mahishas...
18:16, 05/10/2019

Observers' Advice For Immediate End To Bengal Campaign Overruled: Sources Election Commission observers had recommended that the campaign for the last round of voting in West Bengal for the ongoing national polls should end ...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Former Bengal faces assault charges in American Samoa PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — Court documents allege former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene used a pipe, golf club and broom handl...
16:48, 06/06/2019

Centre, BJP Trying To "Create Riots" In Bengal, Says Mamata Banerjee Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the Centre of trying to cause riots and bring down her government, saying it was because she was p...
06:48, 06/10/2019

Day After Bengal Shocker, Mamata Banerjee Speaks Out With Poetry The verdict is out. A day after the BJP's landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections, headlined by a stunning performance in West Bengal, where it s...
14:32, 05/24/2019

BJP Says Will Use "UP Model" Of Encounters In Bengal, Trinamool Hits Back Two senior state BJP leaders Monday courted controversy by saying the party would follow the "Uttar Pradesh model" of giving free hand to the police t...
16:16, 06/24/2019

Aiming For Two-Third Majority In Bengal Polls: BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Buoyed by major gains in Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, the BJP is aiming for more than two-third majority in the state assembly elections due in 202...
13:00, 05/28/2019

"Have Every Right": Amit Shah On Seeking End To Bengal Political Killings Sparring between the BJP and Trinamool Congress continued on Monday, with Home Minister Amit Shah saying that the Centre has every right to demand tha...
19:32, 07/01/2019

"Don't Do Marketing Of Bengal": Lok Sabha Speaker To Trinamool Lawmaker Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today asked a leader of the Trinamool Congress not to do "marketing" of West Bengal after he spoke about a health scheme of...
03:32, 07/19/2019

India prepares for ‘extremely severe’ Bay of Bengal cyclone NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities have evacuated hundreds of thousands of people along the country’s eastern coast ahead of a cyclone moving t...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Terrorist Group Using Some Madrasas In Bengal For Radicalisation: Centre Terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh is using some Madrasas in Burdwan and Murshidabad district of West Bengal for radicalization and recruit...
23:32, 07/02/2019

Over 1.5 kg Ornaments, Coins Removed From Woman's Stomach In Bengal Over 1.5 kg ornaments and coins were removed from the stomach of a mentally unstable woman at a government hospital in West Bengal's Birbhum district ...
20:00, 07/24/2019

NSA Ajit Doval's Son, 10 Bengal BJP Candidates Get VIP Security Cover Shaurya Doval, son of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, has been accorded a top "Z" category level security in view of potential threats to him, o...
13:16, 04/30/2019

How The Muslim Vote In Bengal May Play Out: Prannoy Roy's Analysis The battle for Bengal's 42 seats is proving one of the toughest this election, with the BJP aiming for 23 seats and chief minister Mamata Banerjee det...
16:32, 05/03/2019

BJP Slams Bengal Over Dining Rooms In Schools With "70% Muslims" West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Thursday lashed out at the West Bengal government, saying that it had ordered the construction of dining room...
06:00, 06/28/2019

BJP, Trinamool Workers Clash In Bengal Over "Jai Shri Ram" Chants Clashes broke out between the workers of the BJP and the Trinamool Congress allegedly over chanting of "Jai Shri Ram" at Gurap village in West Bengal'...
11:16, 06/27/2019

No Nod From Centre For Bengal Name Change, Mamata Banerjee Writes To PM West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to expedite the process of changing the state's name to ''B...
14:00, 07/03/2019

"Anti-Nationals": Bengal BJP Chief On Aparna Sen, Others Who Wrote To PM West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday described the eminent citizens, who have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over lynching inci...
12:32, 07/24/2019

BJP Candidate Babul Supriyo's Car Vandalised In Bengal's Asansol Union Minister and sitting MP Babul Supriyo's car was vandalised outside a polling booth in West Bengal's Asansol today. Reports of EVM malfunctioning...
22:32, 04/28/2019

BJP Claims Worker Beaten In Bengal For Chanting "Jai Shri Ram" The BJP claimed today that one of its workers was allegedly beaten to death by Trinamool Congress activists in West Bengal's Nadia district for chanti...
13:32, 07/06/2019

BJP Alleges Trinamool Behind Death Of Its Worker In Bengal's Hooghly A BJP worker was found dead in West Bengal's Hoogly district today, leading to a war of words between the party and the ruling Trinamool Congress in t...
06:16, 07/28/2019

Ex-Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Discharged From Hospital Former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya was on Monday released from a private hospital after his condition improved and doctors decla...
15:48, 09/09/2019

Top Court Rejects Plea Against Special Observers' Appointment In Bengal The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a plea challenging the appointment of two retired bureaucrats as observers in West Bengal for the Lo...
05:16, 05/21/2019

PM Modi's New Cabinet Could See Prestige Posts For Smriti Irani, Bengal For the first time after his Everest of a victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with his cabinet this evening to discuss the shape and size ...
05:48, 05/24/2019

Trinamool Attacks BJP Over Central Troop Deployment In Bengal Till May 25 Questioning the BJP demand for deployment of central forces in West Bengal till the Model Code of Conduct is in place, an upset Trinamool Congress on ...
09:16, 05/21/2019

3 Killed As Trinamool, BJP Workers Clash In Bengal's 24 North Parganas At least three people - a Trinamool Congress worker and two BJP workers - have died in a clash this evening in West Bengal's 24 North Parganas distric...
12:32, 06/08/2019

"Well-Planned": Cops Blame BJP's Arjun Singh For Bengal Violence The West Bengal Police on Monday said the violence that broke out at Kankinara in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district was "well planned" to disru...
16:32, 09/02/2019

BJP Bengal Candidate Asked to Explain Lunch With Trinamool Leader A BJP Lok Sabha candidate seen with a Trinamool Congress leader on Monday has been asked by his leadership to explain the meeting in a showcause notic...
03:00, 04/30/2019

Mamata Banerjee Bans BJP's Victory Marches In West Bengal Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of inciting violence in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday that no victory march o...
13:16, 06/06/2019

Primary Teachers' Pay Demand "Beyond West Bengal's Capacity": Minister West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee Saturday said the government cannot raise the pay scale of agitating primary school teachers to the l...
16:16, 07/20/2019

Bengal BJP Chief Slams Amartya Sen Over Remark On "Jai Shri Ram" Slogan West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh on Saturday hit out at Nobel laureate Amartya Sen for his comment on the "Jai Shri Ram"slogan, claiming the economis...
13:32, 07/06/2019

Wrong To Blame "Outsiders" For Political Violence In Bengal: RSS Chief Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat Sunday lamented the "political violence" in West Bengal and said calling those protesting against such...
21:32, 06/16/2019

"Never Promised Separate State": Bengal BJP Leader On Gorkhaland Issue West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh, whose party swept the north Bengal region including Darjeeling seat in the Lok Sabha elections, Sunday said the par...
16:00, 07/14/2019

Elections 2019: Mamata Banerjee's Nephew Among Key Candidates In Bengal Preparations are in place for the seventh and final phase of the general elections in West Bengal, where nine Lok Sabha constituencies will go to poll...
02:32, 05/18/2019

1 Dead In Bomb Attack In Bengal's Kankinara That Saw Clashes During Polls A man was killed and several people were severely injured in a bomb attack last night at a neighbourhood in Bengal's Kankinara in North 24 Parganas di...
01:32, 06/11/2019

"Situation Under Control": Bengal Counters Centre's Advisory On Violence There were only a few "stray post-poll clashes" in West Bengal and the situation in the state was "under control", the Mamata Banerjee government said...
20:16, 06/09/2019

Vehicles Of BJP Leaders Mukul Roy, Samki Bhattacharya Damaged In Bengal Vehicles belonging to BJP leaders Mukul Roy and Samik Bhattacharya were allegedly vandalised by unidentified men in North 24 Parganas district on Thur...
23:48, 05/16/2019

"Will Liberate West Bengal Again": Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee Six days after he quit West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress and joined the BJP, Sovan Chatterjee called for a second libera...
12:32, 08/20/2019

"Never In Bengal": Mamata Banerjee Marches Against Assam Citizens List West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday took out a rally in Kolkata against the National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam that excl...
22:00, 09/12/2019

Trinamool Workers Broke Tubewells After Defeat In Bengal Villages: BJP The BJP has accused West Bengals ruling Trinamool Congress of breaking tubewells and snapping water lines in three areas of West Burdwan and Birbhum d...
03:00, 05/30/2019

"Stop Bengal From Becoming Mini Pakistan": JD(U) Warns Mamata Banerjee Janata Dal (United), heading the NDA government in Bihar, said on Tuesday that West Bengal, under Mamata Banerjee's leadership, is fast turning into a...
01:16, 06/12/2019

Bengal Campaigning To End Tomorrow Due To Violence At Amit Shah Roadshow The campaign for the last round of voting in Bengal has been cut short by the Election Commission after violence at BJP president Amit Shah's roadshow...
09:48, 05/15/2019

Amid Prohibitory Orders, Bomb Attack In Bengal's Kankinara Amid prohibitory orders and additional police reinforcement in North 24 Parganas district's Kankinara in West Bengal, two unidentified men today threw...
02:16, 06/21/2019

In BJP's List Of Bengal Political Murders, Mix Of Fake And Genuine Cases Of the 54 cases listed by the BJP as cases of their workers being murdered by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, at least seven claims appea...
07:16, 06/07/2019

16 Arrested, Situation Tense Day After Clashes In West Bengal's Bhatpara A day after clashes erupted between two groups in Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, the situation remained tense with prohibitory...
02:16, 06/21/2019

Cops Kept At Bay, Central Forces To Oversee Bengal Voting In Phase 5 Only central security personnel will oversee the voting process in Bengal during the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on May 6, State Special Po...
13:16, 04/30/2019

Babul Supriyo Says Vehicles Of His Security Personnel Attacked In Bengal Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Sunday alleged that his security personnel's vehicles were attacked with stones by Trinamool Congress (TMC) "goons" ne...
19:16, 05/12/2019

Those Attacking Central Forces Should Be Shot On Chest: Bengal BJP Chief West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party President Dilip Ghosh on Sunday said that the central forces had "every right" to open fire in adverse situations, ...
19:16, 05/12/2019

Election Commission Biased, Says Arvind Kejriwal On Bengal Campaign Ban Accusing the Election Commission (EC) of being "biased", Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked why the poll panel ordered campaigning be stopped ...
20:32, 05/16/2019

Mamata Banerjee Responsible For ISIS Threat To Bengal, Says BJP Leader Hours ahead of phase four voting in West Bengal, senior BJP leader Kailash Senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya said on Sunday that if the Mamata Ba...
11:16, 04/28/2019

"Jai Shri Ram" Slogans Greet Mamata Banerjee In Bengal. Her Reaction Slogans of "Jai Shri Ram" greeted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee when she drove into Chandrakona town on Saturday afternoon for last-minut...
14:16, 05/04/2019

Updates From 4 Key States - Haryana, UP, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal The country is all set for the penultimate round of the Lok Sabha election. Voting for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha election in 59 constituencies begi...
20:00, 05/11/2019

16% Polling In 8 Bengal Lok Sabha Seats In Two Hours, BJP Worker Killed Over 16 per cent people voted across eight Lok Sabha constituencies in West Bengal on Sunday where polling for the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha electi...
01:48, 05/12/2019

Bengal BJP Candidate Heckled, Breaks Down, Party Accuses Trinamool Bharati Ghosh, a former IPS officer and once a trusted lieutenant of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, was in tears this morning after she w...
01:48, 05/12/2019

BJP Holds Protests In West Bengal Against Trinamool's Cut-Money Issue The BJP held statewide demonstrations in West Bengal todayin protest against TMC leaders taking "cut" money from the beneficiaries of government schem...
16:00, 07/18/2019

Song On Mamata Banerjee's "Cut Money" Crusade Goes Viral In Bengal Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has recently ramped up her attack on her Trinamool Congress party members accepting "cut money" -- a percentage ...
14:48, 06/22/2019

"Scared Of Her Own Shadow": PM Targets Mamata Banerjee At Bengal Rally Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Mamata Banerjee has taken "revenge". She is "scared of her own shadow," he said. "Mamata didi had declared pub...
06:48, 05/15/2019

"BJP Will Repeat 2014 Uttar Pradesh Victory In Bengal", Says Ram Madhav Backed by exit poll predictions, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav today said that his party will surprise political analysts with a performance in Wes...
04:16, 05/20/2019

Bengal Face-Off Spirals, BJP Calls For Statewide "Black Day": 10 Points The BJP has called a "Black Day" in Bengal today after it was allegedly prevented by the police from holding the funeral of its workers, killed in pol...
23:00, 06/09/2019

Man With Disabilities Dies In Custody, Protesters Block Trains In Bengal Chaos descended on the railway tracks near Kolkata in West Bengal as the family of a 27-year-old man with disabilities, who died in police custody, bl...
10:16, 05/09/2019

Key States Updates: Clashes In Bengal, Babul Supriyo's Car Vandalised Phase four of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections began at 7 am today. 72 parliamentary constituencies are voting across 9 states. Here are the live updates ...
22:32, 04/28/2019

Prohibitory Orders Imposed In Bengal's Bhatpara After Poll Violence The Election Commission on Monday imposed prohibitory orders in Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, following violence in the area ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

In Bengal Statue Vandalism Whodunit, 'Proof' Flies Between BJP, Trinamool The smashing of a statue of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar in clashes during BJP president Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata on Tuesday has set off a whoduni...
03:32, 05/15/2019

Trinamool Protests Against Implementation Of Citizens List In West Bengal The Trinamool Congress on Sunday organised rallies and street corner meetings at various places in West Bengal, as part of its "mass protests" against...
20:01, 09/08/2019

Bengal Governor Briefs PM, Amit Shah On "Ground Situation" Bengal Governor Kesari Nath Tripathi discussed the ground situation in Bengal with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Amit Shah in Delhi ...
04:00, 06/10/2019

Mamata Banerjee Reshuffles Bengal Cabinet After Poll Debacle West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee made major changes in her cabinet on Tuesday following the drubbing her party, Trinamool Congress, received...
13:00, 05/28/2019

Cars Set Ablaze, Bombs Hurled In Bengal's Bhatpara Day Before Polls Ahead of the last phase of the marathon Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, clashes broke out between BJP and Trinamool Congress workers in Bhatpara, a co...
13:32, 05/18/2019

Mamata Banerjee's "Failures" Led To BJP's Bengal Growth: Congress Leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, the Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha, attributed the BJP's growth in West Bengal to Mamata Banerjee's "failures", raisi...
04:00, 06/27/2019

BJP's "Delhi Voter" Mukul Roy Has To Leave Bengal During Polls: Trinamool Trinamool Congress on Saturday urged the Election Commission to direct Mukul Roy to leave the constituencies in West Bengal that are set to go to poll...
12:00, 05/18/2019

BJP Worker Shot Dead In West Bengal's Nadia, Says Police A 23-year-old BJP worker was shot dead in West Bengal's Nadia district, police said on Saturday. The incident happened at Chakdaha town around 10 pm l...
05:48, 05/25/2019

Bengal Officials Taking "Cut Money" May Now Be Jailed For Life: Report Elected public representatives and government officials in West Bengal who accept "cut money" from beneficiaries of welfare schemes will now be charge...
03:16, 06/26/2019

Bengal Students Can Now Choose "Humanity" As Religion On College Forms At least 50 colleges in West Bengal, including a few in the city have added ''humanity'', ''agnostic'', ''secular'' and ''non-religious'' options in t...
06:48, 06/02/2019

Babul Supriyo's Car Vandalised In Violence Outside Poll Booth In Bengal The car of BJP parliamentarian Babul Supriyo was vandalised outside a polling booth in West Bengal's Asansol this morning. A clash also broke out betw...
22:32, 04/28/2019

Sadiq Khan: London crime victims 'sew up their own knife wounds to avoid hospitals' The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan today said shooting victims are using tweezers at home to remove shrapnel because they fear reprisals from going to hos...
05:16, 07/04/2019

Group That Includes TPG Is on Shortlist of Bidders for Group of Asian Hospitals A consortium that includes American private-equity firm TPG Capital is one of three shortlisted bidders for a $2 billion collection of Asian hospitals...
05:32, 07/05/2019

BJP Team To Visit Bengal's Bhatpara Amid Anger Over Political Clashes A day after two people were killed and several others injured in political clashes that erupted in West Bengal's Bhatpara, the BJP today announced tha...
08:00, 06/21/2019

BSF Soldier Loses Hand In Bomb Attack By Bangladeshi Smugglers In Bengal A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier lost his hand and suffered serious injuries in a bomb attack by Bangladeshi cattle smugglers along the India-Ban...
11:32, 07/11/2019

1 Dead As Incessant Rain Continues To Wreck Havoc In North Bengal A man died in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district after he fell into an overflowing drain, a police officer said on Sunday, as incessant rain continued ...
12:16, 07/14/2019

Her Good Sense Has Prevailed: Bengal BJP Chief On Mamata Banerjee-PM Meet West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh Wednesday said he is happy that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's "good sense" has prevailed and she has met Prim...
13:00, 09/18/2019

In Battle For Bengal's Civic Bodies, Setback For Trinamool Over Salt Lake In the Trinamool Congress-BJP battle for control over civic bodies in West Bengal, the Calcutta High Court today ruled out a no-trust vote tomorrow ag...
10:32, 07/17/2019

"Vendetta Politics": Mamata Banerjee Rules Out Citizens List In Bengal West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today termed the National Register of Citizens as a ploy by the BJP-led central government to exact "vendet...
10:32, 09/06/2019

BJP's Locket Chatterjee Claims Vote Rigging In Bengal, Demands Repolling West Bengal BJP leader Locket Chatterjee today held a sit-in protest outside the Hoogly District Magistrate's office to highlight alleged instances of...
09:16, 05/06/2019

BJP-Trinamool Battle Peaks In Bengal Ahead Of Final Voting: 10 Points The political battle over the violence and vandalism during BJP chief Amit Shah's road show in Kolkata has sharpened to a Bengalis versus outsiders co...
03:32, 05/15/2019

Violence Only In Bengal In All Six Phases Of Polls, Says Amit Shah: Live Updates BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday accused West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress of indulging in violence in the state and alleged that the Electi...
03:32, 05/15/2019

Day After Bengal Violence, Home Ministry Asks Mamata Banerjee For Action The centre has expressed deep concern over the continuing violence in Bengal even after the national elections and issued an advisory to Mamata Banerj...
10:32, 06/09/2019

West Bengal Governor Has Hour-Long Meet With PM Modi: Report West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi and held an hour-long meeting with him, a source at R...
12:32, 08/20/2019

Bengal BJP Candidate Allegedly Molests 17-Year-Old Girl, Complaint Filed The BJP's Lok Sabha candidate for Diamond Harbour has been charged for allegedly sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl last month when she and her fa...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Sonia Gandhi Approves Left-Congress Alliance In West Bengal Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi has given her nod to Congress-Left Front alliance in West Bengal for the upcoming assembly by-polls in the sta...
18:32, 08/24/2019

"Goondacracy" In West Bengal: PM Modi's Sharp Attack At Mamata Banerjee A day after the violence during BJP President Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a broadside against Mamata Banerj...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Bengal Superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee Questioned In Chit Fund Scam Popular Bengali actor Prosenjit Chatterjee is being questioned by the Enforcement Department in Kolkata for his association with the Rose Valley Group...
03:32, 07/19/2019

Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Ghosh's Assets Up By 50% Since 2016 Assembly Polls BJP's West Bengal President and party's candidate for Midnapore Lok Sabha constituency, Dilip Ghosh has declared assets, including movable and immovab...
15:32, 05/06/2019

BJP Worker Hacked To Death In Bengal's Burdwan, Trinamool Congress Blamed The BJP has accused Trinamool Congress activists of hacking one of its workers to death at Ketugram in West Bengal's Burdwan district today. News agen...
07:48, 05/30/2019

BJP Delegation Meets Governor Over Post-Poll Violence In West Bengal A BJP delegation Tuesday met Governor KN Tripathi to lodge complaint about post-poll violence in West Bengal and demanded deployment of army in parts ...
20:32, 05/21/2019

Bengal School Asks Boys, Girls to Attend Classes On Different Days To check harassment, a government-run school in West Bengal's Malda district has issued a directive asking male and female students to attend school o...
23:32, 07/02/2019

BJP Seeks Bengal Governor's Intervention To Resolve Medical Sector Crisis The BJP demanded immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from her Home and Health portfolios and sought the intervention o...
12:32, 06/14/2019

BJP Worker Found Dead In Bengal's Jhargram, Party Accuses Trinamool A BJP worker found was found dead West Bengal's tribal-dominated Jhargram district last night. The party has blamed the state's ruling Trinamool Congr...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Shots Fired Near BJP Lawmaker Arjun Singh's House In Bengal's Bhatpara Unidentified men fired shots in the air near the residence of BJP MP Arjun Singh at Bhatpara in the North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal on Thurs...
11:16, 07/25/2019

India’s ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal KOLKATA, India (AP) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party’s fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes ...
05:32, 05/17/2019

India's ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party's fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered ...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Congress Bengal Chief Blames Mamata Banerjee For Rise Of BJP In State West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra on Saturday blamed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtr...
12:32, 06/08/2019

West Bengal Records 52.36% Voter Turnout Till 1PM Amid Violence Polling began amid incidents of violence in West Bengal, where an estimated 52.36 per cent of voters cast their votes till 1pm on Monday in eight Lok ...
04:48, 04/29/2019

Exotic Monkeys, Lion Cub, Smuggled In Nylon Bags; Rescued In Bengal Wildlife officials on Saturday rescued three exotic monkeys and a rare 3-month-old lion cub from traffickers in Kolkata. The animals were found in tig...
06:48, 06/02/2019

Bengal Unrest Flares Up, BJP Aborts Highway Cremation Of Killed Workers Political violence in Bengal took a dramatic turn today as the state BJP, following a face-off with the police, prepared to cremate the bodies of the ...
10:32, 06/09/2019

Crude Bombs, Lathicharge in Bengal, Minister Wants Central Forces To Stay Crude bombs were flung in Bengal's Bhatpara as two groups clashed and elsewhere, three BJP candidates claimed they came under attack on the last day o...
07:32, 05/19/2019

3 Elephants Die After Touching High-Tension Electric Wire In West Bengal Three elephants died after coming in contact with a sagging high-tension electric wire in West Bengal's Jhargram district early Wednesday, a forest de...
05:16, 07/10/2019

Case Filed Against Bengal BJP Chief After Threat to Strip, Thrash Cops Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh has landed in controversy following his alleged remarks at a public rally inciting violence against the state police and ...
19:00, 08/27/2019

BJP, Trinamool Supporters Clash In Bengal; Bombs Thrown In Front Of Cops Bombs flew in front of the Bongaon municipality, 80 kilometres north of Kolkata, this afternoon over a trust vote in the civic body over which the Tri...
07:48, 07/16/2019

PKL 7: UP Yoddha Outfox Bengal Warriors, Bengaluru Beat Tamil Thalaivas UP Yoddha produced a defensive masterclass to outfox Bengal Warriors 32-29 in a Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 contest at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in ...
23:16, 09/01/2019

Live Updates From 4 Key States - Punjab, UP, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal The last round of voting today will bring an end to the mammoth seven-phase exercise that saw millions of Indians voting to choose who will represent ...
22:00, 05/18/2019

Mamata Banerjee Provoking Violence In West Bengal, Says Babul Supriyo Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo on Tuesday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of provoking violence in the state and emplo...
14:16, 06/11/2019

Rename Bengal To Bangla: Trinamool Congress MP Demands In Rajya Sabha The TMC Thursday demanded in the Rajya Sabha that West Bengal be renamed as Bangla in three languages-- Bengali, English and Hindi to restore the actu...
11:16, 06/27/2019

Cyclone Fani Moves Towards Bangladesh, No Major Impact In West Bengal Severe cyclonic storm Fani weakened in West Bengal today morning and is moving towards neighbouring Bangladesh, a senior official of the regional mete...
05:16, 05/04/2019

"Time We Ended This Violence": Nusrat Jahan Calls For Peace In Bengal Trinamool Congress lawmaker Nusrat Jahan, who has made a considerable splash with her debut in parliament, today called for an end to political violen...
23:32, 07/02/2019

Doctors Now Want More People to Get the HPV Vaccine Good news if you’re an adult who hasn’t gotten the HPV vaccine yet: A government advisory panel recently voted to recommend the vaccine for men up to ...
11:16, 06/27/2019

Doctors more likely to prescribe opioids later in the day A new study finds that doctors are more likely to write opioid prescriptions during the last appointments of the day and if appointments are running l...
23:00, 09/05/2019

The Mets' Plague Doctors Are At It Again The latest string of updates about the quad injury that’s hounding Mets second baseman Robinson Cano are so familiar that it’s hard to absorb them wit...
14:16, 06/09/2019

23-Year-Old Shot Dead In Bengal In Clash Allegedly Linked To Poll Results A 23-year-old goldsmith was shot dead at Chakdah, 70 km north of Kolkata, last night in what is suspected to be a clash following the Lok Sabha electi...
05:48, 05/25/2019

Bengal Serial Killer Murdered 5 Women With Cycle Chain, Iron Rod: Police An alleged serial killer, who targeted middle-aged women when they were alone at home, has been arrested in Bengal's East Burdwan district, the police...
02:48, 06/04/2019

After Amit Shah, Permission Denied For Yogi Adityanath's Bengal Poll Meet On a day BJP President Amit Shah's meeting was cancelled in West Bengal, party national secretary Sunil Deodhar said that permission for Uttar Pradesh...
17:00, 05/13/2019

Parents Kill Teenage Daughter In Bengal, Dump Her Body In Ganga: Cops A couple was arrested Saturday for allegedly killing their 16-year-old daughter and dumping her body in the Ganga river as they were against her relat...
18:48, 07/06/2019

BJP Leaders Dilip Ghosh, Himanta Biswa Sarma's Convoy Attacked In Bengal The BJP has claimed its leaders Dilip Ghosh and Himanta Biswa Sarma were allegedly attacked by Trinamool Congress workers in West Bengal's East Midnap...
12:48, 05/07/2019

Bengal State Lawyers To Boycott High Court Judge Over "Political Remarks" The political battle in West Bengal between the Trinamool Congress and the BJP cast a rare and ominous shadow over the judiciary on Monday, with state...
07:16, 07/23/2019

Amit Shah, Nirmala Sitharaman To Address Rallies In Bengal: Live Updates With only two phases of voting left, campaigning is reaching a hectic pitch. Elections are yet to be held in 118 seats, with most of them in the cruci...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Bengal's Famed "Poush Mela" To Be "Micro" Affair After Green Court Order The Visva Bharati University on Sunday said the annual Poush Mela event at Shantiniketan will be a "micro" affair this year after a recent green court...
20:01, 09/08/2019

Jawan Reportedly Dead In Firing At Base Of Forces On Poll Duty In Bengal A soldier has reportedly been killed and another injured in a shootout today at a base of central forces on election duty in Bagnan in West Bengal's H...
05:16, 05/02/2019

Amartya Sen Praises Left's Bengal Land Reform, But Points To "Flip Side" Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen has said land reform measures were carried out "extremely well" by the previous Left Front government in West Ben...
09:17, 07/06/2019

Taking a Toto trip in West Bengal: an electric rickshaw adventure ride Returning to Chandannagar, our writer’s Toto e-rickshaw journey brought back happy memories, and prompted optimism about the eco benefits of this incr...
06:16, 08/01/2019

Prashant Kishor Aboard, Trinamool To Launch Bengal Battle With Mega Rally When Trinamool Congress holds its annual show of strength on July 21, which it observes as Martyrs' Day, the party will also be kicking off its battle...
14:16, 07/17/2019

BJP Youth Wing Takes To Hanuman Chalisa To Counter Namaz On Bengal Roads The members of the BJP youth wing Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha gathered in Howrah, near Kolkata on Tuesday night and sat down on the road to recite th...
03:16, 06/26/2019

UA College of Medicine graduates more than 100 new doctors TUCSON — There are more than 100 graduates in the University of Arizona’s college of medicine class of 2019. Thursday night they officiall...
00:16, 05/10/2019

AI is now better at predicting mortality than human doctors As scientists continue to toil away at creating machine learning algorithms that will one day enslave humanity save us all, artificial intelligence re...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Doctors in China are using 5G internet to do surgery from far away 5G is helping doctors in China conduct surgery from hundreds of kilometres away, such as directing cardiac operation and performing brain stimulation...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Maine law to allow non-doctors to perform abortions The bill, which Democratic Gov. Janet Mills introduced herself, will go into effect in mid-June. Only physicians perform abortions in most states. &#...
04:32, 06/11/2019

Female doctors are more likely to go part-time Physicians aren’t immune to the trade-offs working women face, new research shows. Female doctors are more likely than their male peers to shift to pa...
16:32, 08/06/2019

AI can diagnose childhood illnesses better than some doctors Artificial intelligence has now been used to sort through medical history, lab tests, and symptoms and find a diagnosis for common and life-threatenin...
15:48, 04/28/2019

Are You Dying? Ask Two Doctors Your Health Questions at 1 PM EST It’s that time again: Our favorite doctors are back to talk you through whatever health problem ails you, no matter how small or bizarre you think it ...
10:32, 05/16/2019

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access t...
10:32, 06/14/2019

Grey's Anatomy's Departed Doctors: Where Are They Now? Over the years, Grey's Anatomy has introduced a whole lot of doctors at Seattle Grace, Seattle Grace Mercy West, or Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital. Ma...
17:16, 05/16/2019

New bill would allow doctors to test for HIV without consent New York doctors would be able to test patients for HIV without their consent, under a measure advocates say would boost detection but opponents argue...
22:00, 05/26/2019

Doctors extract 526 teeth from Indian boy Indian doctors removed a tumor with a record number of 526 teeth inside a seven-year-old boy's mouth, the medical team in the southern city of Chennai...
14:16, 08/02/2019

Amid Bengal Water Scarcity, Mamata Banerjee Urges People To Stop Wastage Referring to the severe water crisis in Chennai, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said the state too is affected and stressed on the ...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Former Bengal charged with assault for attacking wife and sister with golf club in front of son: police Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene faces kidnapping and assault charges for allegedly using a pipe, broom handle and golf club to...
15:32, 06/07/2019

Cyclone Fani Hits West Bengal Triggering Heavy Rainfall, Uprooting Trees Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, uprooted trees and triggered rains as it entered West Bengal p...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Terror Suspect Arrested In Bengal, Cops Claim Role In Bodh Gaya Blast Kolkata Police have arrested an alleged member of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh from West Bengal's East Burdwan district in connection with a bl...
08:00, 07/02/2019

7 Best East Indian Foods: Regional Recipes From West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Assam And More East Indian Foods: Find here the best of East Indian Foods that you can try at home. From dalma, litti chokha, fish curries to momos and thukpa, we've...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Assam Rifles Soldier Shoots Dead Colleague, Injures 2 At Bengal Poll Camp An Assam Rifles jawan on election duty in West Bengal's Howrah district today allegedly opened fire at a poll camp, killing a colleague and injuring t...
10:48, 05/02/2019

For some trauma doctors, clash with NRA proves therapeutic A recent clash with the National Rifle Association (NRA) has shown some doctors who treat gunshot victims a way to heal their own trauma: through acti...
06:16, 05/15/2019

Tired of hiding: five doctors who provide abortions come out They’re fearless, defiant, and increasingly angry at the mounting threats in the US to reproductive rights. Here, they reveal why the reasons why they...
09:16, 08/06/2019

Pharmaceutical companies 'should disclose payments to doctors' Pharmaceutical companies that pay healthcare professionals to use their products should disclose their transactions, according to leading medical expe...
05:00, 09/11/2019

Are You Dying?! Ask Two Doctors Your Trickiest Health Questions at 1 PM EDT Look, we get it. You’re busy. You’ve had that weird nagging pain in your side for a while, or maybe you have questions about your blood pressure—but y...
07:32, 09/10/2019

Most older adults don't ask doctors about dementia, survey says Older adults may not be as worried about losing their memory as they should be, prompting concern from doctors that they won't seek help, a new study ...
09:32, 05/15/2019

'Congestion' means different things to doctors and patients (Reuters Health) - Patients who say they're "congested" may have a runny nose, but a new study suggests their doctors may think they mean their nose f...
16:16, 06/06/2019

Their Mothers Chose Donor Sperm. The Doctors Used Their Own. Scores of children born through artificial insemination have learned from DNA tests that their biological fathers were the doctors who performed the p...
11:00, 08/21/2019

Are You Dying? Ask Two Doctors Your Health Questions at 1 PM EDT [Update: Over] It’s that time again, chickadees: Time to ask all those questions about your health that you’ve been putting off (or let’s be honest, forgetting) for ...
12:33, 08/13/2019

How doctors got it wrong: 3 'conditions' they no longer recognize Historically, doctors have got things wrong and, occasionally, very much so. In this Spotlight feature, we look at three no longer recognized 'conditi...
15:48, 07/12/2019