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West Bengal Police on Monday busted an arms racket at south 24 Parganas district's Sonarpur area and arrested two persons.

India steps up vigil on borders with Bangladesh, Myanmar Aug 13 2018

Ahead of the Independence Day, Indian authorities have asked security forces to increase vigil along the international borders with Bangladesh and Myanmar, officials said on Monday.

Karunanidhi: Scratches on my mind firm five years in Chennai Aug 13 2018

Muthuvel Karunanidhis passing away has brought back disparate images of my five unlikely years in Chennai as regional editor of the Indian Express.

Putin, Rohani emphasize mutual cooperation in Syria Aug 13 2018

Putin and Hassan Rouhani emphasized the cooperation between their two countries in the fight against terrorism in Syria during their bilateral meeting within the framework of the 5th Caspian Summit

Erdogan calls lira plunge 'plot' Aug 13 2018

The plunge of Turkish lira is "a plot against Turkey" and the country will seek new partners and markets if the US does not back down on its hostile policy, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.

Taliban continue offensive to seize Ghazni Aug 13 2018

The Taliban on Sunday continued with their offensive to seize control of the strategic easter Afghan city of Ghazni, the third day in a row on which their forces battled government troops supported by US airstrikes.

Rajyavardhan takes jibe at Rahul's temple visit Aug 12 2018

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore today took a jibe at Congress president Rahul Gandhi over his temple visit, saying one tends to get worried in difficult times.

Modi govt catered to self-interest in Rafale deal: Congress Aug 12 2018

Targeting the Centre on the 2015 deal to purchase 36 Rafale fighter jets from France, the opposition Congress today accused the Narendra Modi government of ignoring the national interest and catering only to its self-interest.

NDA will get more seats in 2019: Narendra Modi Aug 12 2018

Terming the opposition grand alliance as a "failed idea", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the the BJP-led NDA will definitely get more seats in the next Lok Sabha polls than it got in 2014 and break all records.