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ASI and Gorkha activist killed in fresh bout of violence in Darjeeling

ASI and Gorkha activist killed in fresh bout of violence in Darjeeling

Darjeeling, Oct 13 (UNI) Fresh spurt in violence rocked the hills of Darjeeling once again as a police officer and a civilian were killed and several injured in a clash between the government forces and Bimal Gurung-led Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists at Takvar area, police today said. The deceased police officer was identified as ASI Amitava Mallick and the identity of the Morcha supporter was being ascertained. According to police, on a specific information that Gurung was hiding in Lepcha Busty somewhere at Takvar, the force swooped down on the area only to face a barrage of bullets from the Gurung supporters. Police said locals also fired to shield Gurung to make good his escape, adding, however, he was still hiding around the same place. Police also stumbled upon a workshop in the same area, where arms were being manufactured. Immediately, clashes erupted between the Morcha supporters belonging to Gurung faction and policemen midnight last night. As per police confirmation, two casualties have been reported in cross-firing - one Morcha supporter and one Assistant Sub-inspector rank officer, Amitava Mallick. Cross firing was still on when the report came in. With this so far 12 people have fallen prey to violence since the fresh statehood agitation began on June 8 last, while killing of the police officer in the agitation was the first. UNI XC-PC SJC

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Now, BJP counters Rs 1 crore bribery charge with 'Cash-for-Vote' scam of 2008

Now, BJP counters Rs 1 crore bribery charge with 'Cash-for-Vote' scam of 2008

New Delhi, Oct 23 (UNI) Under attack for allegedly bribing one Gujarat Patidar community leader with a bribe of Rs 1 crore to make him join the saffron outfit, the ruling BJP on Monday dismissed the charge and said "truth" cannot be hidden as it is the Congress that has always flourished with the politics of "falsehood and corruption".

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23 Oct 2017 | 6:31 PM
No one stopped Congress to move court against EC on

No one stopped Congress to move court against EC on "delay" for Gujarat polls: BJP

New Delhi, Oct 23 (UNI) The BJP on Monday challenged Congress and any other party or stake holders to move the court of law against the Election Commission for alleged "delay" in announcing poll dates for Gujarat.

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23 Oct 2017 | 6:39 PM
Former IB chief Dineshwar Sharma to hold talks with stakeholders in J & K

Former IB chief Dineshwar Sharma to hold talks with stakeholders in J & K

New Delhi, Oct 23 (UNI) Former Director of the Intelligence Bureau, Dineshwar Sharma, has been appointed the representative of the Centre to hold talks with stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh affirmed on Monday.

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23 Oct 2017 | 5:51 PM
What departmental action taken in Bilkis Bano gang rape case: Apex court

What departmental action taken in Bilkis Bano gang rape case: Apex court

New Delhi, Oct 23 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Gujarat government to inform it about the departmental action taken against policemen found guilty of dereliction of duty in the 2002 Bilkis Bano gang rape case.

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23 Oct 2017 | 6:26 PM
Afghan Prez Ghani's India visit to review partnership, take steps to combat terrorism

Afghan Prez Ghani's India visit to review partnership, take steps to combat terrorism

New Delhi, Oct 23 (UNI) India and Afghanistan will review "entire gamut of multifaceted bilateral strategic partnership" during the one day working visit of Afghanistan President Dr Mohammad Ashraf Ghani here on Tuesday.

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23 Oct 2017 | 3:36 PM
First PMKK for skilling in smart cities launched

First PMKK for skilling in smart cities launched

New Delhi, Oct 23 (UNI) Country’s first Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) for Skilling in Smart Cities, was inaugurated here on Monday.

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23 Oct 2017 | 5:04 PM
Bribery allegations: Cong demands FIR against Guj BJP, probe by Guj HC sitting judge

Bribery allegations: Cong demands FIR against Guj BJP, probe by Guj HC sitting judge

New Delhi, Oct 23 (UNI) Reacting to allegations of bribery levelled against the BJP by a close aide of Hardik Patel, who claimed of being offered Rs 1 crore to join the Party, the Congress on Monday demanded filing of an FIR against the Gujarat BJP in the matter and a probe, headed by a sitting judge of the Gujarat High Court, into the matter.

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23 Oct 2017 | 4:16 PM
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