Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday attacked the BJP and the RSS, accusing them of “spreading misinformation” on the Supreme Court’s directive in publishing the National Register of Citizens in Assam. Reiterating that the names of many Indians were “deliberately” left out of the draft NRC in Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled Assam, Banerjee said …

Jakarta: At least 82 people have been killed after a powerful earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok, officials said. Lombok is a popular tourist site for its beaches and hiking trails. Also, hundreds of people have been wounded by Sunday’s quake, disaster management officials said, BBC reported. The magnitude …

Kolkata: West Bengal’s Left Front leaders on Sunday demanded that no Indian citizen should be left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam and accused the BJP and Trinamool Congress of trying to communally polarise people on the issue. “We want all the Indians to be registered in the NRC list. Not a …

Kolkata: West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress on Sunday observed a ‘Black Day’ in the city and its suburbs to protest against the detention of their party leaders and MPs at the Silchar airport in Assam. A Trinamool delegation comprising six MPs, an MLA and a state minister went to Assam on Thursday to study the situation …

Lucknow: Be it ‘Rahul’s Anjali’ in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai or ‘Raj’s Simran’ in Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaenge, the wheatish beauty of Bollywood, Kajol, has shown her versatility at each stage of her career. When there was a race among female actresses of the industry to grab the glamorous roles, Kajol was the only one who opted for non-glamour roles. She was happy with …

New Delhi: From being a businessman’s assistant to a celebrity’s accessory, BlackBerry phones,  initially manufactured by Canada-based Research In Motion (RIM) before the company went bankrupt, slipped into oblivion when big-screen Android smartphones and iPhones came on stage, eclipsing the all-QWERTY handsets. Optiemus Infracom Ltd,  the firm that now owns the rights to manufacture and sell …