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Regional

Congress accuses Tripura CM of non-response to NBFC’s proposal

Agartal:a:Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has been accused of delay in responding to the proposal of Waris finance, a Non Banking Financial Company (NBFC) to refund the depositors money by selling out the property of the company in Tripura. Leader of the opposition Sudip Roy Barman here today alleged that Waris chief had written [Full Article...]

National

Lunch with Kejriwal fetches over Rs 20 lakh: AAP

New Delhi: A lunch with Arvind Kejriwal to collect funds for assembly election has fetched more than Rs 20 lakh on Sunday. Unlike other AAP events, where such lunches and dinners are organised by the party or its frontal wings, the event was organised by AAP s Greater Kailash assembly constituency unit, former Delhi [Full Article...]

International

Gunman with possible revenge in mind kills two NYC police officers

NEW YORK: A gunman ambushed and fatally shot two New York City police officers on Saturday and then killed himself, police said, and a social media post indicated it may have been in revenge for the police chokehold death of an unarmed black man. If the killings do turn out to have been motivated [Full Article...]

Sports

ISL champions ATK return to hero’s welcome

We are the champions in both cricket  and football this year: Fan Kolkata: Christmas came early to the ‘City of Joy’ as the inaugural Indian Super League champions Atletico de Kolkata returned home to a hero’s welcome with thousand of fans joining in celebration here on Sunday. The full team, with the glittering trophy [Full Article...]

Editorial

  • Sen and government spending

    THE country is debating the role of large scale subsidies in a development-led growth model pursued by the Modi government. Economist Amartya Sen has come forward strongly with his view shortly after turning 81 in November. He is a strong advocate of government spending in health and education sectors and feels that for sustainable growth, India has to take care of the needs of the poor, especially women. He is a leading voice on politics and justice. With Jean Dreze, he co-authored a book, “An uncertain glory: India and [Full Article...]