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BJD leader Pandian describes ECI’s action on two Odisha Police officers as 'unfortunate'

Balasore, May 29 (UNI) BJD leader and 5T Chairman V K Pandian on Wednesday described the action of ECI on two senior police officers of Odisha as ''unfortunate'' and ''politically motivated''.
Talking to newsmen here, the bureaucrat turned politician and the most trusted man of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said "BJD never uses government officers for political reasons, adding, that “We have over one crore membership,”
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday suspended senior IPS Officer DS Kutey, posted as Special Secretary in Odisha Chief Minister Office(CMO) for unduly interfering in conduct of election.
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Four decade old bridge collapses in Siwan

22 Jun 2024 | 2:54 PM

Siwan, June 22 (UNI) A 40-year-old bridge on Gandak river canal collapsed suddenly here on Saturday, official sources confirmed. No injury was reported in the incident.

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Bengal coal scam: ECL GM, civil contractor sent to CBI custody

Bengal coal scam: ECL GM, civil contractor sent to CBI custody

22 Jun 2024 | 1:04 PM

Asansol (WB), June 22 (UNI) A special court here has sent ECL general manager Naresh Chandra Saha and a civil contractor to four-day CBI custody for their alleged involvement in a coal scam case, court sources said on Saturday.

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Tripura man sentenced to life for killing his wife 23 years ago

22 Jun 2024 | 12:59 PM

Agartala, June 22 (UNI) A 48-year-old man from East Ramchandraghat of Tripura's Khowai was sentenced to life imprisonment on Saturday by the District and Sessions Court of Khowai for murdering his wife 23 years ago.

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Ensure displaced voters return by June 25, HC tells WB govt

21 Jun 2024 | 10:49 PM

Kolkata, June 21 (UNI) The Calcutta High Court on Friday asked the West Bengal government to ensure that voters and other people who fled homes, allegedly due to fear of attacks after the declaration of Lok Sabha election results, return safely by June 25, said a lawyer present in the proceedings.

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Security of people, top priority: Meghalaya CM

21 Jun 2024 | 10:36 PM

Shillong, June 21 (UNI) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Friday inaugurated the Mallangkona police outpost infrastructure in West Khasi Hills district, which was once an area of difference with Assam, and reported numerous skirmishes in this border outpost.

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