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MDA stood the ‘test by fire’, says Meghalaya CM

Shillong, March 21 (UNI) Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma, who is also president of the ruling National People’s Party (NPP), which garnered the highest number of seats in the recently concluded assembly elections on Tuesday said that the people have voted for the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government which is a reflection of the biggest ‘agni pariksha’ (test by fire).
“People have voted for the different components of the MDA, people have voted for the MDA government. This is the biggest agni pariksha,” Sangma said in his reply to points raised during a short-duration discussion initiated by opposition Voice of People Party (VPP) legislator Adelbert Nongrum.
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Kaliaganj MLA Soumen Roy returns to BJP ahead of LS poll

Kaliaganj MLA Soumen Roy returns to BJP ahead of LS poll

28 Feb 2024 | 11:03 PM

Kolkata, Feb 28 (UNI) Kaliagnaj assembly constituency MLA Soumen Roy, who won on a BJP ticket in 2021 assembly poll and switched over to ruling TMC four months later, returned to the saffron brigade on Wednesday, announced leader of opposition Suvendu Adhikari.

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1 87 lakh people detained, 10000 FIRs filed to control Manipur crisis: Governor

28 Feb 2024 | 10:50 PM

Imphal, Feb 28 (UNI) Manipur government has put 1,87,143 persons under preventive detention and released them after due legal formalities following the crisis that started in May 2023 claiming over 200 lives in the state, Governor Dr. Anusuiya Uikey said on Wednesday.

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BJP submits list of 17 lakh "fake" LS voters in Bengal

28 Feb 2024 | 10:33 PM

Kolkata, Feb 28 (UNI) Leader of the Opposition Suvendu Adhikari on Wednesday said that the BJP has submitted to the Election Commission a 15000-page list of alleged 17 lakh fake or false voters across West Bengal and served a 10-day ultimatum to correct the same.

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BITS Pilani WILP introduces PGD prog in smart manufacturing

28 Feb 2024 | 10:24 PM

Hyderabad, Feb 28 (UNI) The Work Integrated Learning Programmes (WILP) division of Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani, has introduced a new PG Diploma programme in Smart Manufacturing.

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Bengal: Suvendu claims "absconding" Shahjahan Sheikh in "safe custody of state police"

28 Feb 2024 | 9:24 PM

Kolkata, Feb 28 (UNI) West Bengal Leader of the Opposition Suvendu Adhikari on Wednesday claimed that absconding Trinamool Congress leader Shahjahan Sheikh was in the safe custody of the state police since last midnight.

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