Huge backlog has forced the Than ceramic industry in Surendranagar district,with nearly 150 units,to down the shutters for 15 days,leaving around 20,000 workers in a lurch.
The prevailing slump in the diamond industry may prove a blessing in disguise for the textile units in the city.
Rajesh Shukla (40) allegedly committed suicide by setting himself on fire at his Krishna Lok Colony residence in Lucknow on Saturday.
In a hit-and-run incident,a BPO executive died and his colleague was seriously injured when a speeding vehicle hit their bike near Gujarat High Court on S G highway here on Sunday morning.
Two persons were arrested over a case of loot and murder which had occurred in the office of the Allahabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on February 2.
Chief Minister Mayawati has her own style of carrying out inaugurations and laying foundations. She does not visit any project site.
Chief Minister Mayawati has slammed the BJP for falling back on its age-old election plank of Ram Mandir at Ayodhya.
Officials of the Forest department,along with wildlife experts,continued combing operations for the Faizabad maneater on Sunday.
Within two months of introducing the mid-day meal scheme in government-aided primary and junior high schools,the project has already come under scanner.
The governments drive against mafias and criminals notwithstanding,around 50 case files on crimes against public representatives have gone missing from various courts and police stations.
In a bid to make a dent in the Brahmin votebank of the Congress in Amethi,the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will begin to mobilise Brahmin voters from the constituency on Monday. At present,AICC General Secretary Rahul Gandhi represents the seat in the Parliament.
The Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) has removed two slums Pratap Nagar and Harijan Basti from the list of slums identified for giving land rights to slum dwellers under the Sarvajan Hitay Garib Avaas Malikana Haq Yojna.
Around 19 people,who underwent cataract surgery in the Sarojini Nagar Primary Health Centre (PHC) last Friday,have been admitted to the Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University (CSMMU) with post-operative eye infection.
It is a race to hog credit for a proposed railway overbridge in Shyam Nagar.
Days after claiming seat-sharing talks with the Congress for the Lok Sabha polls were in the final stages,Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav...
The CPM state secretary,Biman Bose,was apparently appointed the time-keeper
Even though the state Chief Secretary Ashok Mohan Chakraborty met Cabinet Secretary KM Chandrasekhar in January to discuss the possibility of holding the next Kolkata Book Fair at the Maidan...
Two children drowned after falling into an illegal quarry in Salanpur,Asansol,on Sunday. Following the incident,locals held a protest and refused to part with the bodies.
Rumour mills worked overtime about the health of former chief minister Jyoti Basu. Finally,CPM state committee Secretary Biman Bose had to clear the air at a Left Front rally...
The death toll in Saturdays clash between the CPM and Trinamool Congress supporters in Birbhums Nanur block rose to six after one of the wounded succumbed to his injuries on Sunday.
Three persons,two of them employees of a renowned private hospital near Phulbagan,were arrested on Saturday night for their alleged involvement in the kidney transplant racket unearthed last week.
Even as several meetings have been held in Delhi for the speedy execution of slum development schemes in the country...
Having given the additional charge of jails to Home Secretary Ardhendu Sen,Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has launched a drive for not only reining in erring prisoners but also the corrupt officials.
Terror strikes at the heart but cannot quite kill the spirit. This is exactly what a group of Jewish tourists from the US are out to prove.
The annual report of the Examiner of Local Accounts on urban local bodies does not portend good news for the Left-ruled civic body.